Member Alliance

Membership Benefits

Tiered Dues

Business Classic Membership Level

This membership level is recommended for businesses that are actively seeking to build additional clients, customers, and relationships to other businesses. They will continue to strengthen their involvement in the community and in the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce.

(This membership level is not available to any company with over 25 employees)

The Business Classic level includes all of the benefits of the Business Partner membership, plus these upgraded benefits.

Business Networking / Business Relationships
  • $150 total Credit towards advertising in a Chamber publication upon availability
  • $200 total Credit towards sponsorship of any Chamber event upon availability
  • Receive four (4) total complimentary copies of the Source Book (upon request)
Business Resources
  • One (1) additional Business Location for a total of two (2) listings in our membership directory
  • Opportunity to display business cards in the Chamber lobby at no cost
  • Website Classified Listing and Job Postings
  • One (1) complimentary / mass mailing insert (ex. relocation packets)
  • One (1) Publicity of Your Community Event in e-newsletter/social media
  • One complimentary Industrial Directory
  • One complimentary Cost of Living Index information
  • Ten (10) total Complimentary Notary Services during the year
  • Forty (40) total Certificates of Origin annually at no charge
Total Value - $2,350
Membership Investment - $875
Corporate Partner Level

This membership level is for businesses and organizations that have the ability to be on the leading edge in Cookeville and Putnam County. These businesses are successful because of their ability to lead change, while being creative and innovative. They continue to strengthen their involvement in the community by ensuring high visibility and increased access to local and state leaders.

The Corporate Partner membership level includes all of the benefits of the Business Classic Level, plus these following upgraded benefits.

Business Networking / Business Relationships
  • $350 total Credit for sponsorship of one (1) selected event upon availability
  • $250 total Credit towards advertising in a Chamber publication upon availability
  • One (1) company spotlight in the Chamber’s e-newsletter
  • One (1) Sponsorship of a “Chamber 101” (member orientation)
  • Receive eight (8) total complimentary copies of the Source Book upon request
Business Resources
  • Unlimited Notary Service
  • Opportunity to display business cards in the Chamber lobby at no cost
  • Eighty (80) total Certificates of Origin annually
Total Value - $4,400
Membership Investment - $1,500
Chairman’s Circle Membership Level

This membership level is recognized within the county for their commitment to community and their active engagement in programs, projects, events, and services that promote economic prosperity. These businesses are recognized for their leadership role in our region.

The Chairman’s Circle membership level includes all of the benefits of the Corporate Partner Level, plus these upgraded benefits.

Business Networking / Business Relationships
  • CEO profiled on website
  • $500 total Credit for sponsorship of one (1) selected event upon availability
  • $500 total Credit towards advertising (window of opportunity) upon availability
  • Three Month website window of opportunity
  • Annual Board of Directors reception held in honor of those investing at this level
  • Invitation to participate in “Putnam County Day on the Hill”
  • Special Signage displayed at all appropriate Chamber events
  • Receive ten (10) total complimentary copies of the Source Book upon request
Business Resources
  • Two (2) additional, a total of four (4), business locations / listings in online Membership Directory
  • Opportunity to display business cards in the Chamber lobby at no cost
  • 50% discount for Expo booth
  • Unlimited Complimentary Certificate of Origin Services annually
Total Value - $7,250
Membership Investment - $2,500
Board of Councilors Membership Level

The leadership level of membership within the Cookeville – Putnam County Chamber of Commerce is our Board of Councilors. The members in this level are recognized by the community as leading supporters of the chamber and Putnam County.

The Board of Councilors Membership Level includes all of the benefits of the Chairman’s Circle, plus these upgraded benefits.

Business Networking / Business Relationships
  • CEO or Organization profiled on website
  • Recognition in the Chamber Annual Report
  • $1200 total Credit for sponsorship of one (1) selected event upon availability
  • $1000 total Credit for advertising in Chamber publications upon availability
  • Window of opportunity on Chamber Website for six (6) Months
  • Four (4) tickets to the Chamber’s Annual Meeting with preferred seating
  • One team of four (4) in Chamber’s Annual Golf Tournament
  • Invitation to the Board of Directors annual planning retreat
  • Priority Seating at Chamber events
  • Up to twenty (20) total complimentary copies of the Source Book upon request
Business Resources
  • Booth at Fall OR Spring Business Expo with preferred location
  • Opportunity to display business cards in the Chamber lobby at no cost
  • Unlimited Certificate of Origin Services annually
Total Value - $13,500
Membership Investment - $5,000
The Chairman's Circle of Benefactors Level

This is the premier level of membership in the Cookeville – Putnam County Chamber of Commerce. These significant companies are recognized as being indispensable to the success and viability of the chamber and the Highlands Region.

The Chairman's Circle of Benefactors Levelreceives all of the benefits of the Board of Councilors Level, plus these additional upgraded benefits.

Business Networking / Business Relationships
  • $3,700 total Credit for sponsorship of one (1) selected event upon availability
  • $2,000 total Credit towards advertising in Chamber publications upon availability
  • Table of Eight (8), total one table, with preferred seating at the Annual Meeting
  • Special signage recognition at the Cookeville – Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
  • Window of opportunity on Chamber website for one year
Business Resources
Total Value - $22,750
Membership Investment - $10,000
Business Basic Level

Membership pays dividends. This membership investment level is designed for the new small business owner seeking to enhance their visibility, build relationships, and grow business contacts at chamber networking programs and events. This membership level is not available to businesses with more than five (5) employees.  (2 part-time equals 1 full-time)

Business Networking / Business Relationships
  • Listing on the Chamber website in one (1) business category
  • Receive a membership plaque
  • Invitation to “Chamber 101” member orientation (New Member Lunch)
  • “Members Only” admission and pricing for our programs and events
  • Use of the Chamber’s bulk mailing permit to save money on your mass mailings
  • Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Services at a 50% discount
  • Access to the “members only” section of our website
  • Development of a single page website for your business through ChamberMaster
  • Recognition in Chamber e-newsletter upon joining and renewing
  • Marketing opportunities through our publications, events, social media and website
  • Opportunities to use Chamber Logo in your advertising
  • Opportunities to purchase mailing list and labels
  • Inclusion in our members only referral program
  • Receive weekly email communications with timely information
  • Receive one (1) complimentary copy of the Sourcebook
  • Opportunities to participate on Chamber committees, task forces and to volunteer at Chamber events
  • A copy of the Chamber’s Program of Work, our action plan for the year, to help you take full advantage of your membership
  • 10% discount off Leslie Town Centre room rentals when using for eight hours or more
Business Resources
Total Value - $950
Membership Investment - $250
Business Partner Level

This membership level is recommended for businesses that have established an identity and are recognized in the market place, yet seek additional opportunities to grow. This level is not available to businesses with more than 15 employees.

The Business Partner level includes all of the benefits of the Business Basic membership, plus these upgraded benefits.

Business Networking / Business Relationships
  • $25 Credit towards Chamber Event Admission (Annual Meeting, Golf Tournament, etc.)
  • One Complimentary Ribbon Cutting / Grand Opening / Ground Breaking service
  • Enhanced listing in the online Membership Directory on the website
  • Link from the Chamber website to your website
  • Opportunity to sponsor and host networking events
  • Receive three (3) complimentary copies of the Sourcebook upon request
Business Resources
  • Opportunity to display business cards in the Chamber lobby at a 50% discount
  • One (1) set of Membership Mailing Labels or excel spreadsheet
  • Six (6) Complimentary Notary Services
Total Value - $1,350
Membership Investment - $450