Here are some of the benefits that the AFCC works to provide for local businesses and ultimately, for the East Valley community at large:
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Visibility: Members are provided with a window cling to display at their place of business proudly showing chamber membership. Members can also show the AFCC logo on their advertising, marketing and PR materials.
Publicity & Exposure: Chamber members receive exclusive exposure through our website, Businesses Directory, hyperlink and banner ads. The weekly e-blast and bi-weekly Main Street Ahwatukee section in the Ahwatukee Foothills News are additional ways to gain publicity for your business and events. Member businesses can also gain publicity and exposure through a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Credibility: 69% of consumers believe that chamber membership is a sign of reputable, stable businesses. 70% believe that it demonstrates that you use good business practices. Being a member of the AFCC gives your business credibility.
Signature Events Sponsorship: You can highlight your business by sponsoring signature events that are open to the entire community: Chamber Day of Champions, Chamber Masters Golf Tournament, Red, White and Boom, and the Palo Verde Award Gala provide excellent exposure for your name and logo.
Business Advocacy: Get pro-active by joining one of the AFCC’s special committees and programs: Public Policy, Women in Business or the Ambassadors.
Business Referral Services: We get hundreds of phone calls and hundreds of thousands of on-line searches and web hits each year from individuals checking to see if a business is a chamber member or asking that we refer a business to fill their needs. We refer only chamber members
Resource Center: Experts from SCORE as well as the Small Business Association work closely with chamber members providing help to achieve your business goals. Additionally, we have a monthly two-hour workshop with experts speaking on emerging trends and a variety of business-related topics.
Networking Opportunities: Networking and new business contacts help your business grow. We hold a minimum of four daytime networking events each week offering you an opportunity to introduce yourself and your business to other chamber members. Additionally, our Ahwatukee After 5 Evening Mixer and Wake Up Ahwatukee morning mixers provide more occasions for networking.
Value Added Benefits: Enjoy member to member discounts, supplemental health insurance, merchant services discounts, marketing savings through Constant Contact, office supply savings through Office Depot, and more!