Why YOU Should join...
“The Mission of the Pana Chamber of Commerce is to promote sound economic growth and improve the success of the business community in general and of our members in particular.”
The Chamber of Commerce is a coalition of area businesses, organizations and professionals who pool their talents and resources to improve the economic and civic climate of Pana.
Networking: Paricipating in Chamber events provides the avenue for you to meet potential customers and other business owners, expanding your prospect base.
Referrals: The Chamber takes every opportunity to rever our members to the thousands of inquiries from those requesting information about the Pana area. The office has a 24-hour telephone answering service and prides itself in returning calls in a timely manner.
Increase your visibility: Ribbon cutting ceremonies along with an accompanying press release promote your business while letting you educate the community and surrounding areas about the services you provide
Members will also be listed in the Chamber's business directory on our website: www.Panachamber.com. Our website is updated regularly letting us share news or announced your speical events. A sponsorship fee allows your business to advertise on our site. You can share your news or events on our weekly news page. You can also advertise on the news page for as little as $6 per week. We have over 2000 friends on our Facebook Page who will see when you become a member and will help promote your business.
Invest in your community and your business: Membership is an investment in your business's future. Displaying your membership decal gives your business credibility, visibility and marketability and all shows the role your business plays in the community. Membership dues are also tax deductible as a business expense. Enticing and assisting business to relocate here or expand means more jobs which means more customers for you!
Community involvement: Volunteering your time and talents to enhance Pana is rewarding. Those who play an active role earn the benefits. Members are invited to attend the monthly open board meeting giving you the opportunity to have a voice in your community and share your ideas.
Information: The chamber serves as an informational center for the Pana area. Using the latest news and information, you can make more accurate management decisions for your business.
Create a strong local economy: Keep the business momentum moving forward.