Benefits of Membership

Membership Investment with the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce allows us to work toward the growth and development of Stillwater and our surrounding area. When our community prospers — your business grows. Below are some avenues and benefits the Chamber can offer to assist in the development of your business.

EXPOSURE

Website
The Chamber website averages more than 100,000 pageviews annually. It features a vast scope of data including community and Chamber events, demographics, city map, relocation and retirement information and multiple links to a range of resources and websites.

Online Directory
All partners of the Chamber are listed in the searchable business directory at stillwaterchamber.org. This sponsorship provides fellow partners extensive exposure and is an excellent source of referrals.

Information Center Display 
As a part of the benefits of partnership, companies can promote their business in the Chamber lobby display wall. Inclusion in relocation packets provides advertising exposure to thousands annually and is a unique way to promote your new membership.

Member to Member Program 
This benefit, included with your partnership, allows you to take advantage of discounts provided by other Chamber Members. It also allows you to promote your business by offering your own discount. To view current discounts and get your information added or for more information visit stillwaterchamber.org.

Event Sponsorships 
Market your business while supporting a Chamber event. There are many opportunities available throughout the year to fit any businesses budget.

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING 

Business@Lunch 
This monthly luncheon is a business educational program presented by corporate leaders covering topics and issues relevant to business owners. Business@Lunch allows you to make connections with other Chamber Members and leaders in the community. Sponsoring businesses will be given time to speak to the attending group.

Business After Hours 
The premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits your company through added contacts and resources.

Chamber Ambassadors 
Chamber Ambassadors will join Chamber Members for ribbon cuttings, ground breakings and other celebrations for your grand opening, business anniversary, new location or other occasion. With giant scissors or gold shovels in hand, your photo will appear in the newsletter. Free upon request

Membership Lists & Labels 
The Chamber’s membership contact information is available to Members for their own announcements and promotions. It is available in list or label format.

BUSINESS ADVOCACY 

Legislative Advocacy 
The Chamber advocates to support issues that will better our community at the local, regional, state, and federal levels. We strive to make sure the voices of Stillwater area businesses are represented.

Economic Summit 
The City of Stillwater and the Chamber through our close working association hold an Annual Economic Summit to encourage economic development through business and industrial growth, as well as unveil the local economic forecast.

Legislative Forum 
This forum provides an opportunity for you to be an advocate for Stillwater and express your questions and concerns before our area legislators and business leaders. Member participation produce standing-room-only crowds discussing incentive programs, immigration, to our state budget.

Why You Should Partner with Us

"Being a member of the Chamber has introduced us to so many wonderful people. Our fellow chamber members never cease to amaze us with their support and friendship. We thank each of them for all they do for us as a business, and, more importantly, what they are doing to better our wonderful community."

Matt Sullins, Stonecloud Patio & Taproom

"One of my favorite quotes: Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Everyone has been so welcoming and helpful, I am so proud to be a member of the Stillwater Chamber."

Kristi Wilhelm, Cornerstone Caregiving

"As a chamber member, you gain access to an influential network that allows you to forge connections, champion your cause, and unite people in support of critical endeavors such as the efforts of Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services."

Lelani Mooreland, Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services

"The Stillwater Chamber was instrumental for me to get connected in the business community when I moved back to Stillwater. Since joining, I got my name out, went from Member to Committee Chair, but more importantly, I made many key friends I would not have otherwise."

Bryan Langford-Loftis, Loftis & Wetzel Insurance

"Invest in your business by getting involved in the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce! It is a great avenue for networking and making connections with other local business owners, potential clients, and key decision-makers in the community, plus it drives our city's economic development and advocates for local business growth and retention!"

Kendra Burtrum, Stan Clark Companies

"My membership and participation in Chamber events has opened doors that I would have never had opened. The programs offered have given me knowledge and insight into how to be the best business person I can be. Our membership also introduces our business to others and gives us opportunities to support our community with economic growth and business development."

Terri Collier, BancFirst

"Being a Chamber member has allowed me the opportunity to meet and work with professionals across all spectrums of business. I had no idea there was such a fantastic business community in Stillwater!"

Austin Pollard, RCB Bank

"I value being a chamber member because I love Stillwater and I want to see Stillwater be the best community that it can be. If I have the ability to contribute to that in any way I am going to
be there. As a citizen I see that as my civic duty."

Jim Rutledge, Community Investor

Thank You to Our Chamber Partners!