Become a member of the Hayward Chamber of Commerce and help promote your business and Hayward’s economic vitality.
1 Business Development: Our monthly mixers provide opportunities for making new contacts. Promote your business at new member receptions, a tabletop showcase or at our annual business expo.
2 Marketing: Members advertise in exclusive Chamber print and electronic publications. Our audience is a specialized market of business owners, employers and executives, as well as active community people. Sponsorships are available for high-profile Chamber events.
3 Business Referral: The Chamber receives hundreds of calls each year for referrals of local products and services. People like to do business with those the Chamber recommends.
4 Political Clout: The Chamber’s connections with city, county and state legislators and the work of our Government Relations Council and our political action committee promote beneficial business legislation, discourage detrimental regulations and save you money.
5 Professional Development: Enhance your professional skills with low-cost, high-quality seminars and workshops led by experts on a variety of business topics including sales, marketing, customer service, capital acquisition and the social media.
6 In The Know: Members are added to mailing lists for our news vehicles that keep them up-to-date on the local business scene, as well as events and opportunities for networking. Our “Ten-Day Forecast” is a must-read in Hayward.
7 Travel Programs: Travel programs send our Chamber delegations worldwide.
8 Business Advice: The chamber staff is ready to help. They answer numerous questions and have a wealth of resources at their disposal.
9 Leadership Hayward: More than 400 Hayward community leaders over the past 20 years have been trained by this Chamber program.
10 Programs and Events: The Chamber hosts numerous activities, including the annual awards gala dinner, golf tournament, business expo, new member receptions, networking groups, ribbon cuttings, summer street parties and more.
11 Value Added Benefits: Member-to-member discounts and more are available to members only.
12 Making a Contribution: Committee involvement is an opportunity to expand business contacts while finding solutions for community issues. Join Chamber affiliate groups such as the Ambassadors, the Latino Business Roundtable and the Hayward Nonprofit Alliance.
For membership information call (510) 537-2424. www.hayward.org
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