With more than 600 members representing thousands of area employees, the Chamber speaks with a strong and credible voice for business. Volunteers and staff monitor government meetings and pending legislation to keep members informed on issues that affect them.
Small business counseling can be arranged, providing you with one-on-one business counseling with experts from the University of North Florida's Small Business Development Center.
The Chamber receives more than 50,000 inquiries annually. Members, residents and visitors are encouraged to patronize Chamber member businesses. The Chamber's on-line Members Directory also helps potential customers find your business.
Business Start Up & Relocation Information
Businesses looking to move or expand into Nassau County receive information including demographics, per capita buying power, traffic counts, tourism figures and other information outlining the economics of Nassau County. Families looking to move to our area are furnished with information from many different sources.
The Chamber shares information about its members in its daily news blog, "Nassau Business Today" and member events in our online Events calendar.
By displaying your attractive Chamber Membership Decal, you let everyone know you've invested in our community. A recent study showed that if consumers know a business is a member of its local Chamber of Commerce, the business enjoys a 57 percent increase in its local reputation.
The Chamber's Business After Hours networking events are only $5 for Chamber members and attract more than 150 people. The Yulee Area Council, Island Council, Young Business Leaders of Nassau, Health Care Council, Member Benefits Breakfast and Quarterly Luncheon also offer opportunities for networking.
The Chamber shares information with its members in a variety of ways, including a bi-monthly printed newsletter, a bi-weekly e-newsletter and in our official blog, "Nassau Business Today."
Promotion and Advertising
Chamber members are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities to promote their business and organization through the Chamber. Our Welcome Center is full of our members' brochures and business cards for visitors' use. Contact us to see what other advertising opportunities, including in the community Discovery Map, on-line and in our newsletters, are available to promote your business. Click here!
Only chamber members are eligible to sponsor Chamber events such as Business After Hours, Quarterly Luncheon, Annual Awards and Public Officials Reception.
Visitors and Relocation Guide
Inclusion in "Welcome to Nassau" increases visibility for your business. The guide is a great resource for locating other Chamber members providing the goods and services you want and it is distributed to visitors, newcomers and potential residents.
Join the men and women from member companies who serve on Chamber committees. Contribute to the community and promote your business at the same time.
As a Chamber member, you are automatically listed by business category and business name. You can also link your website to our well-visited site. This website, www.islandchamber.com, gets more than 20,000 visitors each month.
JOIN THE CHAMBER TODAY!