Member Benefits

Member Benefits Simply by being a member with the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, you and your business will enjoy the following membership benefits the moment you sign up. The following is a list of these benefits:

  • Networking
  • Marketing
  • Educational Seminars
  • Referrals
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Referrals
  • Publications
  • Partner Programs
  • Community Support

Networking – Connect with other business professionals

  • Newport Networking Breakfasts and Luncheons promote your business “mini-expo style” and are offered at a discount price to members.
  • Newport Sunset Networking Mixers bring business people together in a social setting and are at no cost to members.
  • Up to four representatives from your business are included in your membership. Promote your business by having your “reps” attend Chamber functions.
  • Members are encouraged to join any of the Chamber’s various committees–give us your input and develop relationships with other members at the same time.
  • Volunteering is a great way to network, and members have priority in volunteering for Chamber events.
  • The Membership Reception is free for new members and their representatives. Learn about your membership investment and network with other new members and Ambassadors.

Marketing – Reach potential customers

  • Your business, with its 50-word description, is promoted in our online Membership Directory
  • Your business, with its address and contact information, will be listed in our printed Membership Directory.
  • Advertise your business in the Chamber Membership Directory or local area map, on the official website or e-update, sponsor an educational seminar, breakfast or lunch.
  • Printed member lists are free to new members within their first year of membership (one time only) – a member list on disk or CD and/or member mailing labels are available for a discounted cost.
  • Your business will be listed on our web site as as new member.
  • The Chamber has several sponsorship opportunities to offer its members-support Chamber events and gain community recognition for your company.
  • Submit location changes, new services, promotions, new hires and special accomplishments at your business

Educational Seminars – Sharpen your business skills

  • Periodic workshops featuring various topics benefiting small business are available for you and your employees to attend.
    • Topics have included Social Media Marketing, Getting the Most Out of Your Banking Relationship, Complying with New Laws, Marketing on a Shoestring, etc.

Referrals – Services for “members only”

  • Your business is listed online in our online Membership Directory at www.newportbeach.com, which provides a direct link to your company website.
  • The Chamber refers your business to incoming phone, fax, e-mail, mail and walk-in inquiries.
  • Your business is listed in our printed Membership Directory which is distributed to the membership and the business community (circulation: 10,000).
  • Member businesses related to our Visitors Guide, Wedding Guide and Relocation Guide are featured when applicable.

Legislative Advocacy – Your opinion counts!

  • Newport Sunrise Breakfasts feature government representatives to whom you may express your views and learn first hand information.
  • The Chamber represents your business and fights for pro-business legislation on your behalf from City Hall to Sacramento.
  • Through the Chamber’s Business And Community Political Action Committee (BACPAC) we raise money and actively promote our political positions to the public.

Publications – Community and business resources

  • Communication to you and your representatives via the Business Lookout, e-mail and fax to keep you informed of Chamber events and all issues pertinent to business.
  • Our Visitors Guide, Wedding Guide, Relocation Guide and Business Start-Up Guide are useful packets of information available for purchase.
  • Our Map of Newport Beach is free for member businesses to better assist their customers.
  • Our printed Membership Directory is free for our member businesses to keep on hand as a resource.
  • Our Membership Toolkit, given to new members, outlines the benefits of Chamber membership and provides response forms to assist members in pro-gram participation.

Partner Programs – Special pricing on products and services

  • Professional Business Counseling is an hour long one-on-one business consultation to assist members who want to take their business to the next level. First appointment is free.
  • Office Supplies - Save up to 60% on office supplies through the Office Depot Discount Program, available for members only.

Show Your Community Support – Actively support the City of Newport Beach

  • Simply by renewing your membership each year, you are supporting the business community and efforts to keep Newport Beach the desired city in which to live and do business.
  • A Chamber plaque will be presented to you at New Member Orientation-member businesses display this in their office to show their support for our community and their commitment to our city’s business climate.
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