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Benefits of Membership

Committees & Programs:

The Waco Chamber provides professional development, education and networking opportunities for our members throughout the year. These events range in focus, including monthly membership meetings, industry-focused meetings, athletic events and more. For a complete list, visit our Calendar of Events

Ambassador Program: Gain a front-row seat to network building with the business leaders of Greater Waco! Ambassadors assist in maximizing Chamber benefits and support a diverse business community by offering a strong network of advocates and mentors. More information can be found here

Networking Forum: This is a monthly luncheon event held to encourage members to build relationships ultimately leading to productive referrals and contacts. More information can be found here.

Growth

Our economic development professionals are working hard for you to bring more business and customers to you!

Visibility

Stand out & get noticed as an active member of your community and increase exposure through our publications and directories. 

Networking

Build and strengthen your business network with over 1500 members and 100 events each year designed to help build your business and attract new clients. 

Learning

Get a competitive edge over non-members with exclusive training opportunities and business resources/toolkits. 

Credibility

Raise your reputation through membership. 

Workforce

We attract and retain qualified workers and develop the skills of McLennan County workforce and inspire the next generation of leaders. 

Community

Creating a strong, local economy means creating a quality of life and environment that a growing workforce wants to live, play & stay in!

Voice

We work to inform, educate and advocate on your behalf! Gain a say in what happens through our chamber's advocacy efforts. 

Business After Hours: All members are invited to connect with other members, develop new leads/contacts and just have fun. New members are welcomed at every event and given the chance to introduce themselves as well as their business. More information can be found here

 

New Member Lunch: Complementary lunch the first Tuesday of every month at the Chamber building to provide an opportunity for new members to learn about Chamber programs, benefits of membership, involvement opportunities, meet the staff and network with other new members. 

 

Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening: Ribbon Cuttings are a FREE ceremony for a grand opening or re-opening events, sponsored and promoted by the Chamber. We only need 2 weeks’ notice and will show up with everything you need: scissors, red ribbon, camera and Ambassador Volunteers. 

Connecting You with Business Resources:

Small businesses are the engine of our economy in the Greater Waco community. More than 70 percent of our membership is considered small businesses. The Chamber is the leading source for access to all the tools and resources needed to grow your business and impact the prosperity of our region.

For more information about membership benefits, please contact Ellen Gradel at 254-757-5604.