Become a Chamber Member

How Do I Benefit From A Chamber Membership?

Marketing
The Chamber maintains an online membership directory available through our website, auroranebraska.com. Members get a free listing that includes a premium account which will allow businesses to put additional information nonmembers will not offer. The Chamber is also active on social media and will share member news and happenings to reach a broader audience.

Industry Updates
Stay up-to-date with the latest that is happening in the legislature that could affect you as a business owner. An exclusive email with statewide updates to Chamber members on information that could affect your future business.
eBlasts
A weekly email blast with Chamber Members upcoming events, community projects, open houses, job postings and current area information. The weekly eBlast currently goes out to over 800 individuals and continues to grow.

Job Postings
The Chamber of Commerce is a hub of information for new residents to become familiar with the community and can be looking for new work opportunities. We provide free job postings for all chamber members.

Referrals
New residents/visitors in the area often look for a specific businesses to meet their needs. The Chamber refers Members by providing promotional material located at our office with Welcome Packets.
Chamber Checks
Customers are able to purchase any good or services from your business by using Chamber Checks. Issued directly from our office, these are used just like personal checks and often given as gifts. Each holiday season, there is typically $25,000 issued out into the community for those dollars to be spent at Member businesses. It is a very effective program to keep dollars in the community.

Classes
Topics ranging from Business Plans and QuickBooks Basics to Online Marketing and Sales Acceleration. These workshops are designed for you to apply in your daily business practices. Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities to strengthen your business and learn new skills.
Social Events
Community involvement is important for business. Inviting the public to come see your business outside of normal business hours allows connection with the community. Coffee Connections and Business After Hours are examples of events where Chamber members are able to be a host location for these types of events

Sponsorship
Successful events during the year bring hundreds of new potential customers to town. Chamber members will get first opportunity to have your name associated with the events through sponsorship. These opportunities are noted with a variety of benefits such as logos and listings depending on the level.


Member Application



1-5 Employees:
$185.00
6-10 Employees:
$245.00
11-20 Employees:
$370.00
21-30 Employees:
$490.00
31-40 Employees:
$610.00
41-50 Employees:
$730.00

Aurora Chamber of Commerce Committees

Please mark by all the committees that you would like more information about and/or would like to sign up for. The Aurora Chamber of Commerce will contact you by email to inform you of meeting times of these committees. It is strongly recommended that at least one representative from each Chamber member organization participates in at least one committee.

Business owners who work together to share ideas across industries, support and encourage one another; look for new creative ideas to bring business into the area.
Our expanded farmers market held every Saturday in the summer in downtown Aurora from 8am to 12 pm. Help plan additional activities at the Market.
Mentor the next generation into leadership in Aurora and plan an event that reaches out to our membership.
Develop and publicize opportunities/events to bring visitors to Aurora (i.e. places to see and things to do). (Bicycle Scavenger, Passport series, museum, (work with web developer).
Plan special occasion & welcome visits to businesses for grand openings, anniversaries, awards. Develop a “newcomers” organization.
Work on ag related activities including Husker Harvest Days, Farm Family Pancake Fee, and Ag Day at the Fairgrounds.
Plan and coordinate the Chamber Annual Banquet where we recognize our chamber members for the year and come up with awards to be presented.

Work on logistics of hosting events put on by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. (Please mark events you would like to help with below).

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