What is the Chamber and what does it do?
The Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce is a business association comprised of over 400 members representing businesses of all types and sizes. The Chamber’s mission is to support economic success of member businesses and promote the economic vitality in the Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel communities.
Who are members of the Chamber?
Our membership of over 420 organizations and growing is diverse, representing businesses of all industries and sizes. Members range from large corporations to sole proprietors, from manufacturers to specialty shops and everything in between. We have members who have just started their businesses and members who have been in business for many years.
How can joining the Chamber help my business or organization?
Chamber membership conveys credibility. A national study by The Schapiro Group found that when consumers know a business is a member of a local Chamber of Commerce, they are 44% more likely to think favorably about that business and 63% more likely to buy from Chamber members. Being a member of the Chamber increases visibility and exposure for your business and helps your business grow through referrals and networking.
What does membership cost?
The cost of Chamber membership is based on the category and size of your business. Rate information is included on the membership application.
How do I join the Chamber?
To join the Chamber, please complete the membership application or contact the Chamber office.
What programs does the Chamber offer?
The Chamber offers a variety of professional development programs and networking events for members at a nominal fee, including Business Before Hours, Business After Hours, educational seminars and workshops.
What types of advertising and sponsorship opportunities are available at the Chamber?
There are several advertising and sponsorship opportunities available through the Chamber. From sponsoring fundraising or networking events to advertising in the “Experience the Kennebunks” publication, the Chamber map or our weekly print newsletter, The Anchor. If you are interested in learning more about advertising and sponsorships, please contact the Chamber office.
Does the Chamber offer cost-saving programs?
A discount program for merchant services is available to Chamber members.