Membership   

        Information        

 

Joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce means taking a step for the good of your business. When you join the Franklin County Chamber, you are making a commitment to support the efforts to achieve excellence in Franklin County through business initiatives. In order to succeed in business, it takes dedication, determination, and a willingness to seek opportunities on every corner.

At the Franklin County Chamber, the goal is simple. We want to help you succeed in your business. We want to support you in ways that translates your hopes and dreams into reality. You are an important part of the ongoing business successes in Franklin County. We need your ideas and insight to build upon what we have already achieved.

 

Involvement 

Get involved. Here’s your chance for your company to have a say in the future of doing business in our county. Get ready to shape your own destiny and gain ground on the pinnacle of success. In order to do this, you have to take action. As an interested member, involve yourself in the task of protecting the economic health of this community through your membership in the Chamber.

Ways to get involved: 
  • Networking Programs
  • Social Events
  • Community Service
  • Volunteer Groups & Committees
Knowledge 

Perhaps the most compelling reason to join the Chamber is the benefit of tapping into the knowledge of fellow members and the Chamber Staff.  Together, they serve as an extension of your own staff.  Along with Chamber membership, you gain greater access to corporate CEO’s, community leaders and government officials.  You can feel the pulse of the business community.

Networking 

If you work with the Chamber, it will work for you.  Networking works and this is the place to do it.  From large companies to high-spirited entrepreneurs nurturing small businesses on the rise, you will encounter scores of other successful people at the Franklin County Chamber.  If you make just one life-long customer in your first year of belonging to the Chamber, your membership has more than paid for itself.

Personal Enrichment 

You can enrich your life, not just your business when you join the Chamber.  If you need a break from the everyday routine, want to make new friends and give something back to the community, the Franklin County Chamber is here for you.  You can catch the spirit of enthusiasm as you encounter Franklin County business leaders at work and play.

Enrichment Opportunities: 
  • Leadership Programs
  • Community Development
  • Friendships
  • Food & Fun
Return on Investment 

The rewards you can realize on the nominal cost of membership might surprise you.  Your financial “return on investment” only scratches the surface of the true rewards of membership.

 

   Member   

        Benefits        

 

As a member of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, you will be entitled to take advantage of a full range of services offered to our members. Services include:

  • Online Exposure on Chamber website
  • Referral Services
  • Business Networking
  • Quarterly Meetings
  • Business Directory
  • Drugs Don’t Work
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Welcome Packets
  • Online Exposure on Georgia.org & NE GA Mountain Travel
  • Ribbon Cutting / Ground Breaking Ceremonies
  • Legislative Voice & Liaison
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Leadership Franklin
  • Business Expo
  • Calendar of Events
  • County Map

 

   Georgia   

       Drug Card      

 

Receive a discount of 35% to 75% off brand name and generic prescription medications at more than 56,000 pharmacies across the country including CVS/pharmacy, BI-LO, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, and more!!

 

  • All prescriptions processed through the program are confidential
  • The program offers other discounts on teeth whitening supplies, prescription eye glasses, hearing aids and diabetic supplies
  • For those WITH insurance, the card can be used to cover all non-covered medications
  • This program can be used by people who have Health Savings Accounts (HSA's), High Deductible Plans, and Medicare Part D (on non-covered drugs)

 

   Committees    

 

  • Our Business Committee works with entrepreneurs and industry alike to increase workforce development as an opportunity for expansion and growth within Franklin County.
  • Our Membership Committee oversees Chamber membership recruitment and retention so that the Franklin County Chamber generates sufficient members and membership revenues to support needed programs.

 

  • Our Civic Committee seeks to build events and relationships that will improve life in our county through better cooperation between government, business, civic groups and citizens.
  • Our Education Committee serves as a catalyst to spark the development of initiatives to strengthen partnerships between businesses and educational entities in the areas of education and leadership.

 

   Schedule of Annual Dues   

         & Membership Application         

 

 PLATINUM SPONSOR - $1600  GOLD SPONSOR - $800 SILVER SPONSOR - $300   BRONZE SPONSOR - $150
 Annual Benefits  Annual Benefits  Annual Benefits  Annual Benefits
 Recognition at all Chamber functions  Recognition at all Chamber functions  Recognition at all Chamber functions  Recognition at all Chamber functions
 Recognition on home page on Franklin County Chamber Website  Recognition on home page on Franklin County Chamber Website  Listing as Silver Sponsor in weekly member newsletter  Listing as Silver Sponsor in weekly member newsletter
 Listing as Platinum Sponsor on Chamber website directory  Listing as Platinum Sponsor on Chamber website directory  Listing as Platinum Sponsor on Chamber website directory  Listing as Platinum Sponsor on Chamber website directory
 Logo placement as Platinum Sponsor in weekly Chamber update email blast  Listing as Gold Sponsor in weekly Chamber update email blast  Logo placement as Silver Sponsor in quarterly Chamber newslet-ter  Logo placement as Bronze Sponsor in quarterly Chamber newsletter
 Logo placement as Platinum Sponsor in quarterly Chamber news-letter  Logo placement as Gold Sponsor in quarterly Chamber newslet-ter  Recognition as Silver Sponsor on School System Annual Report  Recognition as Bronze Sponsor on School System Annual Report
 Recognition as Platinum Sponsor on School System Annual Report which is sponsored by the FC Chamber  Recognition as Gold Sponsor on School System Annual Report  Recognition on monitor at Chamber office  Recognition on monitor at Chamber office
 Recognition on monitor at Chamber office  Recognition on monitor at Chamber office    
 Honors Breakfast  Honors Breakfast Honors Breakfast  Honors Breakfast
 Recognition as Platinum Sponsor on Program  Recognition as Gold Sponsor on Program   Recognition as Silver Sponsor on Program  Recognition as Bronze Sponsor on Program
 Verbal recognition as Platinum Sponsor Verbal Recognition as Gold Sponsor  Verbal Recognition as Silver Sponsor  Verbal Recognition as Bronze Sponsor
 8 Tickets to Honor Students Breakfast  4 Tickets to Honor Students Breakfast  2 Tickets to Honor Students Breakfast  1 Ticket to Honor Students Breakfast
 Golf Tournament  Golf Tournament  Golf Tournament  Golf Tournament
 A team of 4 players  Hole sponsor – Oversized Sign Hole sponsor  Recognition as Bronze Sponsor in all member communications
 Recognition on Banner Sign  Recognition as Gold Sponsor in all member communications  Recognition as Silver Sponsor in all member communications  
 Recognition as Platinum Sponsor in all member communications      
 Taste of Franklin  Taste of Franklin  Taste of Franklin  Taste of Franklin
 8 Tickets to event  4 Tickets to event  2 Tickets to event  2 Tickets to event
 Recognition in program as Platinum Sponsor  Recognition in program as Gold Sponsor  Recognition in program as Silver Sponsor  Recognition in program as Bronze Sponsor
 Recognition as Platinum Sponsor in all member communications  Recognition as Gold Sponsor in all member communications  Recognition as Silver Sponsor in all member communications  Recognition as Bronze Sponsor in all member communications
 Verbal recognition as Platinum Sponsor  Verbal recognition as Gold Sponsor  Verbal recognition as Silver Sponsor  Verbal recognition as Bronze Sponsor
 Quarterly Luncheons  Quarterly Luncheons  Quarterly Luncheons  Quarterly Luncheons
 Recognition on banner as Platinum Sponsor  Recognition on banner as Gold Sponsor  Recognition on banner as Silver Sponsor  Recognition on banner as Bronze Sponsor
 Verbal recognition as Platinum Sponsor  Verbal recognition as Gold Sponsor  Verbal recognition as Silver Sponsor  Verbal recognition as Bronze Sponsor
 Leadership Franklin Program  Leadership Franklin Program    
 Full scholarship for one employee  Half Price fee for one employee    

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