Why Join the Chamber?
The Chamber receives thousands of inquiries every year about your community. Almost everyone that moves here, does business here or is interested in starting a new business here is touched by the chamber in some way. We are the guardians of your economy and we represent you in local state and federal political arenas to insure the future of your business. The Woodward Chamber of Commerce means business, your business. We are the only entity whose sole purpose is the betterment of your bottom line and your community.
What Can the Chamber Do For Me?
The Chamber answers hundreds of phone calls and greets walk in visitors weekly inquiring about local services and businesses. We always refer our members FIRST!
The Chamber welcomes new businesses to the community as well as celebrating moves and expansions with ribbon cutting events. A picture of the actual ribbon cutting event will be published in the Chamber newsletter as well as live radio coverage on K101 and radio ads all at no cost to you. The event will also be posted on the Chamber website www.woodwardchamber.com.
The Chamber is the community leader for retail recruitment, expansion and development. We work for improved infrastructure and funding for community improvements.
The Chamber prepares custom packages to promote Woodward to prospective families and businesses.
Welcome packets are available for new community residents. Packets include a Chamber directory, map, a listing of services and other useful information.
Marketing and Advertising.
The Chamber provides its members many unique opportunities to promote their business to new residents, visitors, other members and citizens of Woodward.
Member businesses are encouraged to sponsor monthly Chamber luncheons to highlight their particular business or service. This costs the member business nothing except decorating the tables and the price of three door prizes. If you just want to attend the monthly luncheon, the cost is $10 per person for the meal.
Networking and Special Events.
The Chamber hosts many networking and special events to help you to make your business more visible in the community. Some of these are: the Annual Banquet, monthly luncheons, legislative receptions, committee and task force meetings, business and professional seminars and forums.
The Chamber monthly newsletter is published in the Woodward News with information about the work of the Chamber and upcoming events for Chamber members and the community. The newsletter reaches approximately 5,500 subscribers.
The Chamber works constantly to keep you in touch with your elected officials as well as bill creation and lobbying on behalf of business in NW OK.
The Chamber serves as a community information source if you need information or want to get your information to the public.
The Chamber offers Oklahoma Chamber Blue Small Business Health Insurance Plans through local Chamber members.