Benefits of Membership

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Standard Membership – Business, Non-Profit, Individual, Associate

  • Standard Website listing
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Basic listing on Community Map
  • Plus all benefits listed below

Exposure for your Business

Brochures and business cards displayed in Chamber office.

Chamber Events

The Chamber sponsors and manages numerous events that bring thousands of visitors to the Frankfort-Elberta Area each year. 

¨ Easter Egg Hunt       

¨ Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week

¨ Frankfort Craft Fair

¨ Nitecrawler Hunt & Take a Kid Fishing

¨ 4th of July Activities   (Parade, Fireworks, Sculpture Contest, Carnival, Art in the Park)

¨ Frankfort Street Sale

¨ Concerts in Park

¨ Frankfort Art Fair

¨ Collector Car Show

¨ Frankfort Beach Parties

¨ Benzie Fishing Frenzy

¨ Let’s Go Fly a Kite

¨ Frankfort Fall Festival

¨ Holly Berry Arts & Crafts Fair

¨ Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus

¨ Community Tree Lighting

Small Business Association of Michigan

Automatic membership into the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) paid for by the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce, which includes many discounts.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Insurance

Access to group rates with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Insurance through The Chamber &  SBAM

Email Blasts

Emails blasts specifically designed for chamber members to all chamber members with email addresses (200 and growing) for a minimal cost.

Visitor inquiries

Thousands of visitor inquires a year are answered by the Chamber staff.

Referrals

Referrals made to member businesses in a caring and professional manner.

Advertising Opportunities

Numerous sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc.

A 501(c)3 Non-Profit created to allow for tax-deductible contributions to support worthy local causes and events. Past grants include Caleb safety equipment for the pier after the tragic death of Caleb Sutter, Audubon Society Observation Tower in Elberta, Beach-to-Beach trail head and many others.

Web Page

Listing Chamber members by category, calendar of events, points of interest, etc. Over 25,000 website visits per year.

Tourist Flyers

Publications specifically developed by the Chamber including all Members in that category, i.e., Restaurants, Lodging, Shops. Updated frequently emailed and handed out per requests.

Relocation packets

Both individual and business relocation information is provided.

Office Supply Discounts

Access to a terrific office supply discount program with Office Depot that includes next day delivery!  AND the Chamber receives monetary pay back from your orders!

Publicity & Posters

Press releases and posters for retail events, Street Sale and Twilight Sale

Calendar of events

Calendar of events (region wide), updated daily, provided to numerous media outlets and in response to inquiries from individuals.

Coordination of Events

The Chamber sponsors and manages numerous events that bring thousands of visitors to the Frankfort-Elberta Area each year. These events include: Shiver by the River, Easter Egg Hunt, Frankfort Craft Fair, Take a Kid Fishing, 4th of July Activities, Frankfort Art Fair & Collector Car Show, Taste of Benzie, Concerts in the Park, Benzie Frenzy Fishing Tournament, Holly Berry Arts & Crafts Fair, Fall Festival, Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus coming to town & Community Tree Decoration.

Support Local Non-Profits

Publicity, posters, free booth space at Chamber events, fundraising opportunities.

Auto-Owners Insurance Discount

Chamber members receive Auto Owners

Insurance Discount. Ranges from: Personal Insurance 7% to 10% discount and Commercial Insurance 10% to 14% discount

Benzie Chamber Dual Member Discount

If your business or organization is a member of the Benzie Chamber and Frankfort Elberta Chamber, you will receive a discount from the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce. Call the chamber for details.

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