Reap the Benefits of Chamber Membership
The Chamber is the leading business organization in Big Bear, focused on the economic vitality and growth of our community. We advocate for business interests to government, utility and emergency agencies. The Chamber is small enough to form personal relationships with our members, but big enough to offer valuable member benefits and personal service.
Just Look At the Benefits!
Customer Referrals – The Chamber refers only our valued members to consumers via this website, the telephone, and visits to our office in the beautiful Village of Big Bear Lake.
Government Advocacy – The Chamber advocates for business with government officials, utilities, highway and road, emergency, and other officials on behalf of our members.
Chamber Corner – Twice monthly, the Executive Director authors The Chamber Corner, a regular article in the local Big Bear Grizzly about business related topics.
Annual Directory/Relocation Guide - Members are listed by primary category in this guide, with an 8,000 distribution to businesses in the Big Bear Valley and “off the hill.”
Credibility - 85% of consumers turn to the local Chamber of Commerce for a referral. We are a trusted and reliable resource for internet, telephone and visiting potential customers.
Membership Plaque & Commemorative Pin - Every member receives a Chamber Membership Plaque and our special commemorative pin, celebrating 2017 as our 75th anniversary year.
Education for Owners & Staff – Online training courses are available to members to view at their convenience. The Chamber also hosts seminars throughout the year on topics that businesses need most.
Members-Only "Member Information Center" – Using your login credentials, you may review and update your profile information, your business web page, register for Chamber events, advertise job opening, post special discounts and deals, and review your billing. It's a one-stop shop for your Chamber information.
Promote Your Events – Add your special events onto the Chamber community calendar online.
Custom-Tailored Sponsorships – We will craft a sponsorship package that best serves your business needs and goals with you. Single event or annual package - the choice is yours!
Chamber Conference Room Use - Members may reserve and use the Chamber conference room that seats 30 persons comfortably. (Non-members may rent the room for $150 per day.)
Business Networking Mixers – Mixers are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from April through November to make new contacts and strengthen your visibility in the community. Members may schedule to host a mixer at their business location for added promotional exposure and also donate items and services to our promotional drawings held during the mixers. Non-members pay a fee to attend.
Weekly Chamber Business Update – Our Friday Eblast includes business news, news about our members, Chamber events, education offerings, and links to the website to learn more.
Help to Get Customers in Your Door – Post Hot Deals and Member to Member discounts to online visitors or exclusively to fellow Chamber members.
Ribbon-Cutting/Grand Opening – The Chamber will schedule and promote, photograph and attend your special event with red ribbon and our “big scissors” to get your event noticed.
Social Media/Press Releases – Let the Chamber help get the word out about events, news, and your business to traditional and social media.
Job Board – Post job openings or look for a new position in our online Job Board.
New Membership Benefit
Introducing MemberPlusNow, members can do everything "Chamber" on their mobile device with the FREE mobile app, Member Plus! Using your Chamber login credentials to access the app, you may search and view the member directory, register for Chamber events, post job openings and deals, update your profile information, and view and pay invoices.The MemberPlus Mobile App is simple to use:
- Download the FREE app from Google Play or the iTunes store
- Use your Chamber login credentials to sign on
- The interface connects with the Chamber Member Information Center
- With MemberPlus, you can be the first to get Chamber alerts about scams, emergencies, weather and road closures and conditions. Simply "opt-in.
- Members access the Members-Only Information Center through MemberPlus.