What is the chamber?
The North Manchester Chamber of Commerce (incorporated in 1944) is a voluntary organization of businesses and professionals, operating as an Indiana not-for-profit 501c (6) organization.
What has the Chamber of Commerce done lately?
Supported or sponsored the following activities:
- Student Honors Luncheon
- Small Business Counseling
- Business Referrals/Promotion
- Small Business Seminars
- Quarterly Newsletter
- Wabash County Guide
- Manchester Main Street, Inc.
- Communication and Information about North Manchester
- Promotion of North Manchester in out-of county publications
- Annual Dinner
- Business of the Year
- Citizen of the Year
- Industry of the Year
- Founders Award
- Golf Outing
- Annual FunFest Raffle
- Downtown Banners and Decorations
- Harvest Festival
- International Fair
- Fun Fest
- MHS Quest Career Days
- North Manchester Merchant Gift Certificates
- Business Advocacy
- Leadership Academy of Wabash County
- Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
- Fall & Spring Breakfasts
- Making Academics Count
- Small Business Saturday Promotions
The North Manchester Chamber of Commerce will serve to facilitate the growth and promotion of its members; supporting them through education, training and advocacy.
The Chamber will serve as a community leader fostering projects and programs which will promote the economic health, welfare and development of business in the North Manchester area.
As a community leader, the Chamber of Commerce will act as a conduit through which other organizations and people can coordinate and improve the economic vitality within the North Manchester area.
What is the Chamber's Program of Work?
The North Manchester Chamber of Commerce works from a set of goals and objectives established by the voluntary members, that are measurable and designed to meet the needs of segments of the community and the membership which it serves.
What benefits would you receive as a MEMBER of the North Manchester Chamber of Commerce?
When individuals or businesses call the Chamber for referrals, Chamber members are recommended.
Publicity and Advertising:
Open new doors with unlimited publicity. Your free listing in the membership directory and on our web site, as well as our other sponsorship and advertising opportunities will expand your business's exposure.
Chamber Notes Newsletter:
What you don't know can hurt your business. Be informed about business issues, community events and Chamber opportunities through our monthly newsletter, Chamber Notes.
Train yourself and your employees. Learn how to promote your business, save on taxes, broaden your management skills, and more by attending our timely seminars.
Your business views are important. Be represented on many Chamber committees and have a say in what happens in the North Manchester area.
Meet potential customers, make vital contacts and learn from other businesses at the community outings, business seminars, breakfasts and other Chamber sponsored meetings.
A Leadership Role:
The Chamber is a leader in community events and also provides leadership opportunities for our members. Serve on our committees and be a part of this dynamic organization.
We'll increase your credibility:
Chamber membership gives your customers assurance that you are an involved business, working to make North Manchester a better place in which to work and live.