The reasons for becoming a Chamber Member are as easy as A. B. C.
- A – Advertise your business.
- B – Be a part of a growing network of business professionals.
- C – Caring for each other and your community is good for business.
The Chamber provides a “Business After Hours” to meet with fellow members at a selected business, factory, etc. to see their operations and enjoy some food and conversation with other Chamber members. Networking events are planned to fit varying needs of members and include neighboring Chamber member as well as guests. Breakfast and Luncheons.
The Chamber publishes a monthly e-newsletter with information to upcoming Chamber events, news and notes from current members. In addition, the chamber sends out email blasts to other members with updates and specials currently being offered. Each month we select a featured business to spotlight in the Chamber Window of Opportunity. Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies are published in the newspaper. Ravenna on Display. Portage Chamber Directory listing. Sponsorship opportunities at special events.
The Chamber will distribute regularly to new residents. Current Chamber Members may participate in the Welcome Wagon Program with information, coupons, etc about your business.
The Chamber office receives calls seeking information about businesses in the area. We refer them to all members within the category they are seeking. All businesses are added to our referral list upon joining the Chamber.
As a viable community organization, the Chamber encourages its members to become involved in the community and its organizations. The Chamber Scholarship committee, our annual Raven Awards Banquet, Comedy Show, Ravenna Showcase and Golf Outing.
Current members are listed on our Chamber website, along with your company contact information and a link to your website.
Direct Mailing and Labels
Members have the opportunity to use Chamber resources to save time and money on direct mail advertising. Membership labels and/or lists are available one time per year per member at no cost with 24 hour notice. Additional labels may be purchased.
Events and Downtown Activities
- Movies on the Courthouse Lawn
- Ravenna on Display
- Midnight Madness
- Christmas Parade Ravenna
- Balloon A-Fair Portage
- County Charity Horse Show
- Octane Nights Cruise-In
Membership in the Chamber is easy. Just download a copy of our application HERE, fill it out, and drop it off at the Chamber Office located at 135 East Main Street in Ravenna. Dues are based on the number of Full Time Equivalent (FTE), where FTE equals 20/80 hours/years. Seasonal employees are also included in FTE We are available to answer any question you may have about becoming a member Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm. Simply call us at 330.296.3886 or stop by the office.