Unity. Growth. Collective action. Free enterprise. Community spirit. These concepts have been practiced for centuries by business people through Chambers of Commerce. That's why membership in the Chamber is a time honored American tradition. And the Chamber has responded to changes in the world and in business to keep pace with the companies it was created to serve.
Today, the Chamber of Commerce is a proactive, customer-oriented organization that serves hundreds of businesses of all types and sizes from throughout Muskingum County. The benefits of membership are real and valuable. And the Chamber has a long standing tradition of service and record of achieving real success in promoting the interests of its members and the area.
Local chambers of commerce are American institutions, with a long-standing tradition of being chosen by businesses, big and small, as the means for representing their interests. Chambers provide services to businesses, enabling member companies to benefit by working together, achieving goals and advantages that no single firm could obtain by itself.
The goal of all Chamber member benefit programs is to help businesses succeed. Therefore, members of the Chamber of Commerce receive valuable member services that help them cut costs, promote their businesses and contribute to the development and growth of the local marketplace. Business advice, daily support, and community development activities also meet the needs of the various types of businesses, over 800 in all, that are members of our Chamber.