Benefits of Membership
Business Directory Listing
Member businesses receive one informational listing in the Seward Destination Guide, printed annually and distributed to 90,000 individuals seeking information about Seward. Distribution includes prospective visitors, business investors, and individuals considering relocating to Seward. (Value: $100)
Web Site Listing
Members receive one business listing in the online business directory, featured on Seward.com. Listings include contact information as well as a searchable 250-character business description to highlight your services to viewers. (Value $50)
Member Brochure Display
Members receive one free trader rack display in the Seward Visitor Center. Open year-round, the Visitor Center provides information to tourists, new residents, business leaders/investors, and temporary laborers throughout the year. (Value $150)
As a Member, your business will be referred to thousands of visitor and business inquiries each year. Trade show activities include Seward Destination Guide distribution, further increasing Member exposure through the published business directory.
Let visitors, residents, and other businesses know that you are a member of the Chamber. This annual window decal sets your business apart as one that supports the Seward community through active membership. Many visitors and residents prefer to shop for goods and services from Chamber members – so be sure they can find you!
Forums held on the 2nd and 4th Thursays of each month, featuring presentations, speakers, issues and answers important to the Membership and our community. (During the summer months of June, July, and August, we meet once monthly.)
Speaker program and meeting location information can be found on our web calendar.
The Chamber Chronicle (Member Newsletter)
The Chamber Chronicle is our electronic newsletter – allowing us to get information to you quickly by delivering up to date information directly into your email inbox each week . The informative publication includes Board activities, event information, and updates on projects and issues of concern to Membership. Members may contribute a Business Profile and may opt-in to promotional opportunities.
Chamber After Five (formerly Business After Hours)
Highlight your business to your best referral network – other chamber members! Join other Chamber of Commerce members in a social setting and make connections, grow business partnerships, and just get to know one another. Each event is hosted by a Chamber member, giving them the opportunity to highlight new facilities, products, or services to you. Refer to your weekly newsletter for event place and times. Contact the Chamber if you would like to host an After Five event.
Promotion and management of large civic events (Seward Halibut Tournament, Mt. Marathon Race & Fourth of July Celebration, Seward Silver Salmon Derby). Special events offer Members volunteer, advertising and promotional opportunities.
Potential new members, as well as our current members should regularly review our Opt-In Marketing options for new or updated marketing opportunities.