Networking One of the main reasons people join the Chamber is for more networking opportunities. Many of our programs (monthly luncheons, Chamber Network Night, seminars, golf outing, & other functions & events) offer you that opportunity. We encourage networking & fully promote it.
Referrals The PACC office receives hundreds of inquires asking for business referrals. Our policy is to refer only chamber members.
Directory Listing Every PACC member is listed in the Chamber Business Directory / Buyer’s Guide both in alphabetical order & again by category. This directory is distributed to each member as well as new residents through our Greeter Program. (Members – $25.00 Non-Members - $200.00)
Chamber Network Night Our monthly Chamber Network Night provides each member a chance to network, provide & receive leads & referrals, & learn about the host business. You will also have an opportunity to host this event if desired. (Members – No Cost – Non-Members N/A)
Mailing List and Labels The PACC office provides mailing labels of the Chamber membership or an excel spreadsheet via e-mail. This is an excellent way for you to reach over 500 businesses in the community. (Members – $25.00 Non-Members $200.00)
Coupons New members will receive 2 coupons. One for a free set of membership mailing labels & one for a free luncheon admittance.
Inexpensive Advertising and Sponsorship Inexpensive advertising & sponsorships are available in our Business Directory / Buyer’s Guide, monthly e-newsletters, area map, business expo, golf outing, Internet website, 5K Run/Walk as well as other functions & events. Become our exclusive E-Newsletter Sponsor for a $150.00 per month. E-Market your business to over 600 companies. Become a Category Banner Sponsor on our website for $50.00 per month for up to 3 months at a time; Call Chamber Office for details. E-Mail Blasts for $50.00 each.
Residential Greeter Program Our Residential Greeter Program is offered to PACC members only. This is an excellent program for businesses that would benefit from contact with new residents. Over 1200 new residents with a Plainfield address are greeted annually, by our professionally trained greeter who is very familiar with the area. These residents may be your next customers! Each subscriber will receive a monthly report containing detailed information on each new resident greeted for your follow-up or to create a valuable mailing list for future use. ($100.00 One time start up cost and $1.75 per home per month)
Each subscriber will receive a monthly report containing detailed information on each new resident greeted for your follow-up or to create a valuable mailing list for future use.
Internet The Chamber’s website offers members worldwide exposure of their products & services. Direct links are available from member’s listing to their own website.
Opportunities to Enhance Your Business Contacts:
EDUCATION & INFORMATION FOR YOU & YOUR EMPLOYEES:
PACC E-News – Our monthly e-newsletters keep you up-to-date on issues of concern & interest to you & your employees.
Seminars – Educational seminars are held throughout the year focusing on issues of concern to you & your bu
Government Information– The PACC works with the Village of Plainfield on various issues relating to Plainfield. We are also up-to-date on all Village meetings to help keep you informed.
Candidates Night - The PACC hosts a candidates night to educate the public on those running for various governmental offices.
Business Directory – Members & residents are strongly encouraged to use the PACC Directory as a source of needed goods & services.
PACC Business Lists – An up-to-date membership list is on disk & always available to our members upon request.
(Members - $25.00 Non-Members - $200.00)
General Census & Community Data – General demographic information is maintained & available to the membership & general public. Most questions can be answered over the phone. Relocation packets are mailed out regularly & also available on our Internet website.
Community Map – The map is detailed to include streets, history of Plainfield, schools & parks. The map is given to all members & to Plainfield residents, through our Greeter Program. Maps are also available at the Chamber office, to the public, for $2.00 each.
Strengthening Your Business Community:
COMMITTEE INPUT – Members are encouraged to become active in the PACC by participating as a committee member. Your input is vital in guiding the association into the 22nd century.
Resource Center – We receive over 2,500 calls a year from the general public & act as a resource center for their questions about the Plainfield area. We are also a resource center for our members. If we cannot answer your questions, we will find someone who can.
The following are items that the Chamber has either published or offers in the office:
Annual Pomotional Events