Benefits and Services

Benefits and Services

GVACC offers various benefits and services.

Please see list below for detailed explanation about each benefits and services.

  • Provided for new, relocated or renovated businesses, and historical milestones. (call to schedule at least three weeks ahead).
  • Chamber provides large ribbon, email invitations, digital pictures, large pair of scissors, announcements in weekly e-news, and posted on the events calendar.
  • The picture appears on Facebook and in bi-monthly newsletter.
  • Membership includes free online listing on our website
  • Membership includes business listing by category, or have a multiple category listing (fee associated for additional listings)
  • Exposure on Chamber website• Promotes your business with your free mini web page on the Chamber’s website
  • Ambassador teams and Ambassador of the Month
  • Small business spotlight
  • Opportunity to be a guest writer for new trends in the business category
  • Held quarterly for small or home-based businesses that would like to capitalize on the “Ribbon Cutting benefit of membership, but have no store or door front to host one. $100.00
  • When referral requests come in for a general category, we refer every member in that category
  • An opportunity for business owners to come together and discuss trends, education and workforce needs within industry-specific business categories
  • Business After Hours – held the third Friday of each month, 6 PM – different hosts each month.
  • First Friday Networking – held the first Friday of each month at noon.
  • Professional development seminars and workshops held throughout the year
  • Topics critical to small businesses (networking, marketing, sales, customer service, time management, etc)
  • Techie for Newbies – bring your lunch and get educated in the latest and greatest in technology.
  • Bi-monthly event
  • Member orientation about the Chamber and our website. How to maximize your exposure at the Chamber.
  • Quick access to Member Resources on Chamber website
  • SBA Day—30-minute sessions with an SBA rep on small business issues
  • Held quarterly, register online
  • Ability to post job openings on our website through your Members Only login (contact the Chamber to receive lo-gin name and password)
  • You can log in through the Members Only option to update the company and representative information, as well as adding keywords to help your business come up in business directory search results
  • Members may use the GVACC Conference Room for business purposes, a ($50) fee applies for half-day rentals, ($100) for a full day
  • Room must be reserved in advance
  • You can purchase a copy of mailing labels of all the Chamber members for a fee – we can sort them by zip code or alphabetically. Please call for additional information.
  • Professional trade-show set up
  • A time for our members to meet face to face with our local, state and federal officials
  • Organized by the Government Affairs Committee who present their accomplishments and goals
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FORUM
  • The state of our economy in Metro Atlanta
  • The Economic Development Committee presents its accomplishments and goals.
  • Annual November celebration of Chamber accomplishments
  • Annual awards presented
  • E-News Full Page Ads – ($125)/month
  • Must reserve the space ahead of time
  • Payment needs to be received at the Chamber by the 15th of the month before publication
  • E-News Half Page Ads—($75)/edition
  • Must reserve the space ahead of time
  • Advertisers must provide logo/graphics or photos via email or on disc in jpg format.
  • E-News Weekly Ads $50/month or $500/year
  • The logo must be sent in a jpg. It will appear in the top right just above the weekly calendar
  • Online Button Ads – $50/month or $500/year
  • Must reserve the space ahead of time
  • The ad appears on every page- the homepage logo has a link to your website recognition/award/accomplishment.
  • Here is the policy that guides decisions on what is included in the monthly news. We will include an article on a member when:
    • They‘re hosting a special event that‘s open to the public at no cost
    • Their business is involved in a charitable effort
    • The business or owner or employee has received some special award