Membership Benefits

Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce

Mission

The Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce exists to strengthen and improve the greater Kerrville area business community in order to promote the economic well-being of our citizens

The Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce has the unique responsibility as a visionary organization to continuously help Kerrville grow more vibrant and be attractive to new businesses.

Did you know
When consumers know that a small business is a Chamber member, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it and 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company (Shapiro).

Benefits of Membership

BUSINESS REFERRALS

The Chamber receives requests from the public for recommendations on goods and services available in the Kerrville area. We only display member resources and refer only our members to newcomers, callers, visitors, and area residents. Only Chamber members are listed on the Chamber website as well as the annual member directory and the Official Guide to Kerrville, which is distributed to the public, visitors, and in our relocation packages.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Networking is important to any business plan for continued growth and prosperity. Hundreds of social, business, and networking contacts take place at each Business After-Hours Mixers, Membership Luncheons, and Chamber Events.

RIBBON CUTTINGS & GROUND BREAKING

You can take advantage of Chamber-hosted ribbon cutting, grand opening or ground breaking ceremony. This is an excellent opportunity to promote your new location, new name, milestone anniversary, expansion or renovation.

LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Leadership Kerr COunty is a program of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce that has been growing and connecting leaders in the Kerrville Area since 1985. It is an intensive 9 month program that informs you, builds your network of professional contacts and helps lay a foundation for future involvement in whatever area you chose.

Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce members and associates can participate in seminars and chamber committees to improve business skill sets.

Unlimited one-on-one counseling services are available at no cost through our resources wih the Small Business Development Center.

MARKETING & ADVERTISING

The Chamber consistently works to promote opportunities for businesses to increase visibility and connections. Members receive extensive visibility in the annual membership directory, Chamber of Commerce website, Chamber BusinessLink advertisements, e-newsletter Knews and email blast advertisements, ribbon cuttings, sponsorship opportunities and more.

COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT

It’s important for any business person to be active in the community. The Chamber offers members the chance to have a voice for business on a variety of topics and issues affecting your business and our community. There are numerous exciting volunteer opportunities available.

PUBLIC POLICY

The Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce has a comprehensive Government Affairs Committee that advocates for key issues at local, state and federal levels of government.

The Chamber is focused, issue-based, and non-partisan and asserts the positive and essential role business plays in improving our community and expanding economic opportunities for all citizens.

The Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee works constantly on local issues. Input form members is encouraged as the Chamber strives to make Kerrville a community of opportunity.

An Investment in Your Business