Member Benefits

The Key to Success is using the Member Benefits and Services that come with your Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce membership!

Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce (DRCC) benefits, like a fine tailored suit, can be selected and fitted based on your particular company’s profile and needs. No two businesses are alike but many needs are similar. Our greatest benefit is to provide you with unlimited opportunities to make “great connections” with those Power Partners you want to meet no matter what the size of your business.

Small Businesses with 10 or fewer employees will most likely want to take advantage of our ample networking opportunities and valuable business enhancements. Stay current on business’ best practices. Many sponsorships available at a 50% discount.
 

Mid-Sized Businesses with 11-50 employees may also be interested in enhanced visibility within the Dulles region business community. Gain access to contacts that will bring you on a par with your larger competitors.

Larger Companies with more than 50 employees may be interested in influencing public policy and economic development. Provide a spotlight to your company’s Outreach programs that reflect positively on your company’s contributions to the larger community.

These benefits come automatically with your Chamber Membership. Tailor these benefits to your meet your business needs and be successful.

Advertising & Marketing

Promote your business on the DRCC’s website with your own business directory page in the Membership Directory. Your directory page will reflect your company’s description, representative’s contact information, key search words, hours of operation, directions, and links to your website and social media.

A Business Directory Enhancement Package is also available. Add features to enhance your web presence. The enhancement package provides you with your own page right on our website including your logo, photos, bullet points, priority in the “search results” area, and more. You will also receive priority placement within our business category in the member search directory.

Donate Door Prizes - Let us distribute your prize and promotional materials at every event. If you can or can't be there, we will announce you as the giver of a door prize and members remember who donates! Make a great impression.

Advertising Opportunities are extensive. See your banner ad on the Chamber’s Website, the online directory or in This Week. This Week is our weekly emailed Newsletter that updates all our members on events, chamber and member news, awards and more. Additional advertising opportunities are the Just-In-Time e-blast to all Members, your event posted to our calendar or post an online Hot Deal Coupon. Many advertising opportunities are available for less than $2 a day.

Sponsorship Opportunities – Many opportunities are available with a variety of pricing. From sponsoring an individual event, a series or supporting the chamber throughout the year, sponsorship is a great way to keep you on a par with your competitors.


Visibility

Add Your Company's News. Member News is an opportunity to inform the public and our membership about your company’s exciting news. Let us know if you have new staff, were mentioned in the local or national news, or maybe expanding your business.

Add Your Grand Opening, customer appreciation, open house events, or non-profit fundraisers on the DRCC’s Calendar for free.

When you become a member you will be announced to the community and Chamber membership on Facebook and Twitter! Member News and Calendar Events are also posted on our social media.

Grand Openings & Ribbon Cuttings. We’ll attract a crowd for your special day! We will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at your Grand Opening. We will send e-invitations to all Chamber members and announce your event in our Member New section located on our Home page.

Introduction of New Members. A Chamber Board Member will publicly welcome you to the Chamber Membership at one of the larger events. You will be presented with a beautiful wooden DRCC member plaque with a brass name plate, suitable for display and for showing to the public your community spirit. 

Referrals for your business from the chamber and its members by phone, through our website and in person.


Networking

You can choose among hundreds of networking opportunities annually with different locations & times to suit your needs.  Networking opportunities help you grow your client base and network with like minded business leaders. Choose from a power networking breakfast, an after-hours mixer, a Newsmaker luncheon or special events ranging from sporting events to Friday Night Live!

Our committees provide a more intense way of networking while helping provide solutions to identified needs for business or community. We have over 20 committees ranging from industry-centric ones such as Technology and GovCONnections (government contracting) to 21st Century issues such as diversity, environment, and health and wellness.

Great networking also takes place within our several Leadshare groups that are industry-exclusive and free to members. 

Chamber’s Membership List is provided to you quarterly in a searchable format. Includes info such as members join date, number of employees, category listing, main contact and their title

The Member Engagement Team & Staff provide those all-important introductions you need to grow your business.


Advocacy

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce has a respected history for its work in the public policy arena. Help influence the issues you care about. Use the power of many voices to make yourself heard on issues such as transportation, land use, taxes, Immigration Reform and Housing, at the local, state and Federal levels.


Community Outreach

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce offers significant opportunities to influence the future work force. We partner with six area schools, assisting them with programs on ethics and financial literacy, assisting with resume reviews, holding College Access and Student Job Fairs, and providing STEM and business scholarships to each school.

Through our several diversity committees, we help mainstream members of the Hispanic and Asian business communities.

We actively support opportunities for employees to volunteer in the community where they work and to support dozens of our area’s important Non-Profits.


Professional Development

Chamber Confidential offers an industry-exclusive, confidential setting for you to meet with your own advisory board on a monthly basis. One group is for business owners, another for business executives. Chamber Confidential helps you resolve business issues in a safe setting of vetted professional peers.

Chamber 101 is an orientation presentation luncheon free for new and prospective members.

To join now complete our online application
or call us at the Chamber for more information at (571) 323-5308.