Become a Member!

The Erwin Chamber of Commerce is financed primarily by the investment of its members. Any individual or business having an interest in the objectives of the Chamber is eligible to apply for membership.

There are many benefits to becoming a member, but one of the best reason’s is to support our community. Your membership dues helps us host numerous events throughout the year. To learn about more benefits of Chamber membership.

 

Membership investments in the chamber are fully tax deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

For more information about our investment levels.

To apply for membership online fill out the form below.

 

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

You may apply online, or you can download our Erwin Chamber – Membership Application.

Membership Benefits

 Exclusive Recommendations – When the EACC receives a request for information on a certain product, service, or business available in the area, EACC members are always recommended first.

 Increased Credibility – Customers feel assured that EACC members are reputable businesses working to make Erwin a better place to live and work. Simply being an EACC member gives your business an advantage of non-member competitor.

 Ribbon Cuttings – New businesses are welcomed to the EACC at a Ribbon Cutting ceremony attended by town, Chamber and County officials and members of the local media.

Member of the Month Recognition- Our Board of Directors determines the member of the month based on community involvement, longevity of business, and business growth. The Member of the Month is recognized on our EACC’s Marquee.

Membership and Website Directory – Listings are free to members of the EACC. Directories are listed on the Chamber website and distributed to all existing and new EACC members.

Email Blasts- Attention grabbing, weekly and monthly Newsletters are sent out to our ever growing membership directory.

Social Media Engagement- Our innovative, social media savvy, student interns work to strategically utilize this platform to market your business to various demographics.

Area Maps – The EACC produces an Erwin city map surrounded by paid advertisements by members and area businesses. Maps are distributed to newcomers to the community and people and businesses inquiring about the area.

Annual Banquet – A general meeting of the entire membership of the EACC where awards are given out in various categories, including man and woman of the year, and business of the year.

Denim Days – This is an annual Festival held each year on the first weekend in October to celebrate our town’s pride in its past as a Mill Town. This event attracts thousands of people in and around our neighboring county. The week leading up to the Festival is full of different events capping it all off with a Saturday full of fun for every age. Average attendance is +5000.

Educational Events – The EACC offers various educational and training sessions for its member business.

Annual Business Expo- Receive a discounted member rate to participate as a vendor to market your business to hundreds of area residents. Wonderful opportunity to network with other business’s as well.

2017 Erwin Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Fees



Individual ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$20.00


Barber & Cosmetologist

 

  • 1-2 Booths ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$50.00
  • 3-4 Booths ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$100.00
  • 5 + Booths ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$150.00
  • Civic/Non Profit/Churches --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$75.00
     

Retail/Wholesale/Manufacturing/ & other Unclassified Business

 

  • Less than 3 Employees -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$100.00
  • 3-10 Employees -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$150.00
  • 11-50 Employees ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$200.00
  • 51-100 Employees -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$250.00
  • 101-200 Employees -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$300.00
  • 201 + - Employees -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$350.00

 

Professionals

 

  • Less than 3 Employees -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$150.00
  • 3-10 Employees -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$200.00
  • 11 = Employees -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$250.00
  • Colleges/Universities/ Technical /Schools -----------------------------------------------------------------------$100.00

 

Restaurants/Dinner/Café

 

  • Less than 100 seats -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$150.00
  • 101 + Seats -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$200.00

 

Apartment Complex

  •  
  • 60 or less Units -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$100.00
  • 61 + Units -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$150.00

 

Motel/Hotel/Condos

  •  
  • 30 or less Units -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$175.00
  • 31 – 120 Units -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$200.00
  • 121 + Units -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$225.00

Banks/Mortgages/Credit Unions --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$200.00
Utilities ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$250.00

Hospitals -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$400.00

Town/Municipalities --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$150.00

Communication/Media-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$150.00