Membership

Benefits

Business Basic Level - $275 Annual Investment

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 recommended for small businesses with less than five (5) employees.

Business Networking / Business Relationships

  • Listing on the Chamber website in one (1) business category
  • Receive a membership certificate
  • Invitation to “Chamber 101” member orientation (New Member Lunch)
  • “Members Only” admission and pricing for our programs and events
  • Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Services at a 50% discount
  • Access to the “members only” section of our website
  • Recognition in Chamber e-newsletter upon joining and renewing
  • Marketing opportunities through our publications, events, social media, and website
  • Opportunities to use “Chamber Proud Member” logo for your advertising
  • Inclusion in our members-only referral program
  • Receive frequent email communications with timely information
  • Opportunities to participate on Chamber committees and task forces and to volunteer at Chamber events
  • Option to receive a copy of the Chamber’s Program of Work, our action plan for the year, to help you take full advantage of your membership
  • Option to receive a copy of the Putnam County Community Profile provided by the Tennessee Comptroller
  • Option to receive a copy of the Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association Community Profile for Cookeville-Putnam County

Business Resources

  • Tax deductible as business expense
  • 10% discount off Leslie Town Centre room rentals when using for eight hours or more
  • Opportunities to purchase mailing list and labels

Total Value – $950
Membership Investment – $250

Business Partner Level - $500 Annual Investment

This membership level is recommended for businesses that have established an identity and are recognized in the marketplace, yet seek additional opportunities to grow.

Number of Employees: This level is recommended for businesses with 15 or fewer 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 toward Chamber event admissions
  • One 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
  • Ability to post your events to the Chamber’s calendar of events
  • Ability to post job postings on the Chamber website

Business Resources

  • One (1) set of membership mailing labels or Excel spreadsheet
  • Six (6) complimentary notary services

Membership Investment – $500

Premium Partner Level - $950 Annual Investment

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

The Premium Partner level includes all of the benefits of the Business Partner membership, plus these upgraded benefits. Credit dollars are specified to each level.

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

Business Resources

  • One (1) additional business location for a total of two (2) listings in our membership directory
  • One (1) complimentary mass mailing insert (ex. relocation packets)
  • One complimentary digital Cost of Living Index information
  • Forty (40) total Certificates of Origin annually at no charge

Membership Investment – $950

Corporate Partner Level - $1,500 Annual Investment

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 Premium Partner Level, plus these following upgraded benefits. Credit dollars are specified to each level.

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

Business Resources

  • Eighty (80) total Certificates of Origin annually
Chairman’s Circle Level - $2,500 Annual Investment

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. Credit dollars are specified to each level.

Business Networking / Business Relationships

  • $500 total credit for sponsorship of one (1) selected event upon availability
  • $500 total credit towards advertising (window of opportunity) upon availability
  • 50% discount for expo booth at Spring or Fall Expo
  • Business featured on Chamber website
  • Special signage displayed at all appropriate Chamber events and in Chamber lobby

Business Resources

  • Two (2) additional, a total of four (4), business locations / listings in online Membership Directory
  • Unlimited complimentary Certificate of Origin services annually

Membership Investment – $2,500

Executive Circle Level - $5,000 Annual Investment

The leadership level of investment within the Cookeville–Putnam County Chamber of Commerce is our Executive Circle. The members at this level are recognized by the community as leading supporters of the Chamber and Putnam County.

The Executive Circle Membership Level includes all of the benefits of the Chairman’s Circle, plus these upgraded benefits. Credit dollars are specified for each level.

Business Networking / Business Relationships

  • $1,200 total credit for sponsorship of one (1) selected event upon availability
  • $1,000 total credit for advertising in Chamber publications upon availability
  • Four (4) tickets to the Chamber’s Annual Meeting with preferred seating
  • One team of four (4) in the Chamber’s Spring or Fall Golf Tournament
  • Priority seating at Chamber events
  • Free booth at Spring or Fall Business Expo with preferred location

Business Resources

  • Unlimited Certificate of Origin Services annually

Membership Investment – $5,000

The President's Club Level - $10,000 Annual Investment

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 President’s Club Level receives all of the benefits of the Executive Circle Level, plus these additional, upgraded benefits. Credit dollars are specified to each level.

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
  • One table of eight (8) with preferred seating at the Annual Meeting
  • Special signage recognition at the Cookeville–Putnam County Chamber of Commerce

Membership Investment – $10,000

Individual Level - $200 Annual Investment
This level is recommended for an individual who wants to join the Chamber of Commerce without promoting a business.

Business Networking / Business Relationships

  • Listing on the Chamber website
  • Invitation to “Chamber 101” member orientation (New Member Lunch)
  • “Members Only” admission and pricing for our programs and events
  • Opportunities to participate on committees and task forces & volunteer at Chamber events

Business Resources

  • Access to the “members only” section of our website
  • Receive monthly email communications with timely information
  • A copy of the Chamber’s Program of Work, to help you take full advantage of your membership
  • 10% discount off Leslie Town Centre room rentals when using for eight hours or more

Membership Investment – $200

Realtor Level - $150 Annual Investment
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