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Make The Most OF Your Membership

Joining the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce is an investment in your business. Membership is a great way to extend your reach in the local community and beyond. How do you make the most of it? Take advantage of the networking opportunities offered through the Chamber, such as attending events, becoming involved with committees, and connecting with other members. Take advantage of marketing and promotional opportunities. Last but not least, you'll have access to business data and trends, mentorship programs, and educational programming.




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  • Be featured in a Business Spotlight article
  • Be a guest in a Chamber Chat video
  • Schedule a Ribbon Cutting and host a Facebook Live event
  • Get a Top Banner Ad in the weekly e-Blast
  • Participate in the Chamber Bucks program
  • Update your online Business Directory information to maximize digital SEO
  • Post Job Openings on the Chamber website
  • Advertise Hot Deals on the Chamber website
  • Offer Member-to-Member discounts
  • Provide promotional materials for the New Member Perk Pack
  • Provide promotional material for the Welcome to Austin Relocation Packets
  • Apply for ‘Member of the Year’ award
  • Follow @AustinAreaChamber on Social Media & share posts!
  • Provide business swag for the Community Concierge program Welcome Bags


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  • Attend the Voice of Business advocacy meeting each month
  • Track legislative and policy issues affecting your business
  • Join other local businesses to meet with elected representatives to have your collective positions represented
  • Participate in local and regional legislative forums and political candidate forums
  • Attend Minnesota Chamber of Commerce sessions to learn about statewide and national trends

Promote Your Business Online

The Chamber's Member Information Center (MIC) website has a variety of features to help promote your business.

Each representative has a login and password and can utilize the MIC to manage a variety of member activities. Through you MIC you can update and edit business information, employee information, logo, post jobs, share business news, post hot deals, and upload and invite members to your events. If you don't have access to your MIC account yet then please contact Brenda at, or call 507-437-4561

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Celebrate your business! The Ribbon Cutting ceremony is a FREE service offered to our members. They are an excellent way to connect with the local business community, invite local officials, celebrate memberships and gain exposure. Events can include celebrating your Chamber membership, grand openings, expansions, remodels or anniversaries. The Chamber invites the Ambassadors to share in the event, and we host your ribbon cutting on a Facebook Live video that you can share into your network. To schedule your Ribbon Cutting, please contact Brenda at brenda@austincoc.comor call 507-437-4561

Two weeks notice required.