BECOME A MEMBER
Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce
As a member of the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce, you are aligned with more than 250 other businesses and individuals in an organization that is working to strengthen the long-term economic vitality of its members and the community. You will find that many of our specialized services have been designed to meet your needs. Let us work for you today!
Your Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce membership provides a FREE SBAM membership valued at $195 dollars. As a member of the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce you can begin saving on the following services through a new joint membership in the Small Business Association of Michigan. Health Insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Consumer Directed Health Plans, COBRA Administration, Credit Card Processing, Payroll Services, Office Supplies, FedEx Shipping, Human Resources, Legal Services, Computer Training, Information Technology Services, Retirement Planning, Workplace Assessment Tools, Web site Assistance, Collections Assistance.
Exposure For Your Business
Membership puts Your Business on the tip of our tongues! The Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce process over 30,000 inquires in our office each year, requesting information about various products, services and professions in the entire county. Your membership means that your business is referred first.
The Chamber website is another wonderful way to gain valuable marketing exposure! Member businesses are listed on our website with important contact information, including links to member’s websites. This website is the best business site emanating from the Oscoda & AuSable area and it is available for your business!
Your business can advertise on the Chamber website, take advantage of our free online coupons, or advertise in the weekly E-blast. (Fees vary)
In addition to our Chamber Newsletter, each week we publish the Chamber E-Blast. This handy E-newsletter focuses on our members. It contains important reminders for upcoming Chamber and Chamber member events and community announcements!
Online coupons are free advertising for Chamber members. The offer/promotion is up to you!
Each member business is listed in the Community Profile by trade. 15,000 Community Profiles are distributed throughout Michigan every year. The membership directory is also available on the Chamber website.
If your business has completed a major remodeling project, moved to a new location, or changed ownership, you need to take advantage of the Chamber’s Ribbon Cutting service that brings members and the media to you.
Only Chamber members are referred when product or service information is requested at the Chamber office. The Chamber office provides a literature and business card racks to display members business cards, brochures and literature. The Chamber office is host to a significant number of walk-in inquires every day.
Looking for ways to tell other business people about the products and services you offer? Take advantage of Chamber membership lists on mailing labels. ($10/non-profit members, $15/for-profit members/ $20 for non-members).
Your business will gain credibility and show the public you support the community when you display the Chamber Membership Decal. You receive a decal when you join.
Bulk Mailing Permit Use
Chamber members are able to use the Chamber’s Bulk Mailing permit for their bulk mailing of 200 pieces or more. Free benefit.
Contact the Chamber office for current information about Oscoda/AuSable and the community. The Chamber staff is eager and ready to assist you.
For Your Information
Only Chamber members have the privilege of voting for the Chamber officers and Board of Directors.
The Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce takes pride in its community projects. Actively involved in community, the Chamber serves as a facilitator on the city, township and county levels to improve infrastructure, plan for community growth, and enhance the business climate. It also works to attract, retain and promote business, tourism and travel.
Community Welcome Bags
Community Welcome Bags are distributed to new businesses in the Oscoda and AuSable Townships. Donations are accepted from area Chamber members .
Community information, telephone directories, maps, area demographic profile – all at your disposal.
Annual Chamber Awards Banquet
As a community we have so much to celebrate – from individuals to businesses. Ballots are distributed throughout the community, and nomination are tallied to show gratitude to those who were recognized going ‘above and beyond’.
Many insurance carriers and advertising companies offer discounts to Chamber Members. Also, our partnership with Constant Contact allows our members a discount on software.
As well as discounts to businesses, the OACC can help organizations obtain affordable insurance coverage for fundraising events.