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Member Benefits

Our Mission: The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce strengthens business to promote a prosperous community.

Advertising & Marketing

Business Listing on the Chamber Website

Your Business listed in the Member Directory.

Additional listing & advertising options are available per your selected Membership Package.

Marketing Campaign – Be FAB!

Be FAB (Featured Area Business) is a week long, multi-faceted marketing campaign to promote your business.  The integrated campaign includes print ad/s, premium web presence on the Chamber’s web site, dedicated email blast and social media promotion.  Further enhance your custom FAB campaign by hosting Business After Hours, Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies or other special events to maximize your FAB exposure.  FAB is valued at up to $1,106!

Benefits to Be FAB:

-Increased exposure of your business across multiple media platforms to both Chamber Members and Non-Members

-Dedicated marketing campaign promoting your business for 5 consecutive days

-Opportunities for your business to extend and enhance the integrated marketing campaign

-Opportunity to engage both existing and potential customers

-Opportunity to increase customer traffic via discounts and/or prize drawings during the campaign

Brochure/Marketing Material Placement

Display your brochures and/or business cards in the Chamber’s downtown office.

Networking & Connecting

Business After Hours

Held the second Thursday each month from 4:30 – 6:30 pm and hosted by a different business each month.  Business After Hours offers a great way to network while enjoying great food, drink and company. Opportunities to host fill quickly as it is an excellent way to showcase your business.

Chamber Chats

Each month, the Chamber hosts a seminar or workshop designed to help you better promote your business.

Education & Training

Business Builder Workshops

These offer education and information that cover a variety of business topics. They also offer a time to meet and network with others who have similar concerns and needs.

Communication & Information

Relocation Packet

The Chamber receives many requests from individuals and companies considering relocating to the Cortez area.  The Relocation Packet is an optimal way to promote your organization to these individuals and businesses considering making the Cortez area their new home.

Chamber E-Newsletter

This monthly e-publication keeps members up-to-date on the Chamber and Community. It is also an excellent forum for promoting your business to other Chamber members.


Ribbon Cuttings

Our staff and Ambassadors love to help you celebrate and promote your new, renovated or relocated business. A photo and information about your business will be posted on our website and in the monthly newsletter.

Chamber Gala

This annual event celebrates area business and citizen awards in a festive setting with great food, drink and special entertainment. Business sponsorships are available for this always sold-out event.

Flash Mob Thank You’s!

These are fun surprise visits to businesses just to say thank you for their hard work in our community.

Special Community Events

These provide opportunities throughout the year for members and the community to come together to promote business and our area.

Logistical Support

Meeting Space

Members have free use of the Chamber conference room as scheduling allows.

Bulk Mailing Permit Access

You can use the Chamber’s bulk mailing permit for your next bulk mailing, per USPS guidelines. This is a great way to lower mass mailing costs.

Raffle License

The Chamber holds a State of Colorado raffle license and has a gaming manager on staff to help your non-profit raise funds.


Develop leadership skills through various Chamber workshops and classes.

Demonstrate leadership through leadership training and volunteer work with committees and Chamber event.