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Benefits of Being a Member
Key West Chamber of Commerce Membership
Giving Your Business the Competitive Edge

The Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce is a business organization with over 500 members serving Monroe County, including Key West, Marathon, Islamorada, and Key Largo and South Miami-Dade, including the City of Homestead, Florida City, and the Redlands, representing over 16,000 employees. The mission of the Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce is to serve its members and maintain a viable economy for the businesses of the Florida Keys, and South Miami -Dade County.

Did you know that more than 50% of the businesses in Key West are Chamber members? How does their membership benefit them-and more important, how can yours benefit you? Chamber business members receive plenty of tangible benefits that give them the competitive edge. Like these:

OPPORTUNITIES TO PUBLICIZE YOUR BUSINESS:

  • The chance to display your brochures at the Chamber office
  • Business referrals from the Chamber office to visitors
  • Business referrals from the Chamber office to local residents and people interested in relocating to Key West
  • Listings in the Chamber Guides for all retail services and stores, dining, water sports, accommodations, attractions and meeting planning
  • A membership plaque to display at your business, which identifies you as a concerned part of the business community
  • Publicity opportunities through the Chamber’s monthly newsletter, the Chamber Chowder, which reaches more than 700 businesses and community leaders
  • Yearly Trade Show, attended by residents and members of the business community, where you can display goods and services
  • Weekly mailing lists for your collateral material available at a nominal fee; names come from visitor inquiries to the Chamber’s Tourist Information System telephone lines

Online JOBBANK at www.keywestchamber.org
​Members can utilize the free benefit of posting available positions for their company on our Community JOBBANK

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Opportunities to present information on your business to Chamber staff for referral purposes
  • Contacts with prospective customers and clients through monthly Chamber meetings attended by prominent members of the business community
  • Informal “Business After Hours” functions where Chamber members relax and get to know each other
  • Opportunities for membership in working committees addressing community concerns
  • Opportunities to participate in the Chamber’s legislative voice for business interests on local, state and federal levels

ACCESS TO ECONOMIC STATISTICS AND BUSINESS INFORMATION:

  • Various statistics relating to tourism and the community
  • Demographic information
  • Periodic seminars to assist members in training employees affordably
  • Monroe County TDC and Key West advertising campaign information

To set up an appointment to join the Chamber contact Membership Director Kerry Baker at 305-294-2587 or email: membership@keywestchamber.org