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The Benefits Of Being A Chamber Member

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At it’s core, the RACC’s benefit to its members is the advocacy work it does on behalf of member businesses. The Roseburg Area Chamber is Douglas County’s largest, most influencial business advocate with local, state and federal government.

 

     Public Affairs & Legislative Agenda
     Political Action Committee 
     Government Affairs Team 
     Supporting Pro-Business Legislation
     Opposing Anti-Business Legislation
     Candidate Solicitation for Public Office, Committees and Commissions
     Endorsing Business Friendly Candidates
     Candidate Forums
     Annual “State of the County” Presentation
     Annual Preview of Oregon Legislative Session
     Organizing Grassroots’ Calls to Action
     Testifying / Submitting Testimony 
     Monitoring Local Government Activities
     Advocating for Streamlined Permitting Processes
     Keeping Members Informed of Business Issues
     Voter’s Pamphlet Statements
     Hosting Statewide-Office Elected Officials

Business

Each year the RACC refers thousands of callers, residents, visitors and relocation inquiries exclusively to our chamber members. Our member-only directory publication and website listings increase your company’s visibility as the chamber is the first “go-to” place for information in our community.

 

     Your Business Marketing Materials on Display at the Chamber of Commerce
     InUmpqua Chamber Business Directory (Printed & Online)
     Business Resource Guides 
     Relocation Packets 
     Business-To-Business Referrals
     Business-To-Consumer Referrals
     Website Directory 
     Member Spotlights & “Got News?” in Business Perspectives
     Host a Business After Hours 
     Member-To-Member Discount Program 
     Program & Event Sponsorships 
     Business Recognition at Annual Awards Dinner
     Business Visitations
     Professional / Business Networking Events 
     Project Leadership Program 
     Chamber 101 
     Greeter’s Committee Involvement 
     Membership Luncheons 
     Visitor Information Events Calendar 
     New Member Listing in Business Perspectives
     New Member Introduction at Chamber Luncheon
     Advertising Opportunities 
     Membership Mailing Lists
     Ribbon Cutting’s & Grand Opening Celebrations 
     Chamber Testimonials
     Renewing Member Listing in Business Perspectives
     Become a FiveStar Member 
     Shop Small Business Saturday Promotions

Business

We believe it’s important to keep our RACC members informed and up-to-date on the most pertinent information. Throughout the year the chamber provides numerous education opportunities and informational programs that keep our members “in the know” and up-to-date on important business and government affairs issues.

 

     Annual State of the County Address
     Annual Timber & Wood Products Industry Presentation
     Economic Forecast Program 
     Membership Luncheon Programs (Educational, Informational and Interesting, Eight each year)
     Summer Forestry / Woods Tour
     Candidate Forums
     Talk with State Legislators during our Legislative Conference Calls
     Monthly E-Newsletter 
     Chamber 101
     Project Leadership, A Professional Development Program 
     Weekly E-News Blasts
     Online Business Resources 
     Special Educational Workshops / Seminars
     Need a Business Mentor? Have a Question? Call Us
     Get Involved! 

The RACC offers unique opportunities to assist our members as they further develop both in business and professionally as individuals.

 

     Douglas County Manufacturing Industry Council
     Douglas County Lodging Industry Council 
     Douglas County Retail Industry Council 
     New Business Start-up Guide 
     Business Relocation Information 
     Political Advocacy 
     Economic Forecast Program
     Residential Relocation Information Program 
     Emergency Preparedness Planning Toolkit 
     Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Guide 
     Document Destruction Guide 
     Membership Luncheon Programs 
     Roseburg Works! A Focus on Workforce Development
     Visitor Information 
     Business Retention and Expansion Survey
     Business Promotion
     Community Promotion

The RACC is constantly evolving and increasing the scope of work it does on behalf of business in Roseburg and Douglas County.

 

     Credibility
     Community Support
     Promotion of Community
     State and Regional Coalition Building
     Dedicated Professional Staff
     Influencers at the Table
     Collaborations
     First Citizen Recognition
     Volunteer Recognitions
     Shop Small Business Saturday Promotions
     Production / Distribution of Roseburg / Douglas County Maps
     Cross-Promotional Opportunities with Statewide Chambers

Neil D. Hummel

“For Century 21, The Neil Company Real Estate, the Chamber means community and change! It offers its membership strength in numbers on political, business and social issues that as one person or one business, we could not effectuate change!​”

Neil D. Hummel
CENTURY 21, The Neil Company Real Estate

Donna Arnold

“Chamber membership is the front-line of support for any business community and a vital lifeline for the economic health of Douglas County. We consider it a privilege and a duty to support the Roseburg Area Chamber and its activities.”

Donna Arnold
Cardinal Services, Inc.

Paula Mackinnon

“We are glad to be members of the chamber. I always look to the membership first when I need anything. You do great promotions!”

Paula Mackinnon
Mac’s Tracks Model Railroading

Kent Rochester

“The chamber acts as a unified voice as well as a partner for our business community. It continues to be the driving force locally for free enterprise, providing political advocacy, educational forums and networking opportunities for its membership while working to expand and develop new business in our area.”

Kent Rochester
Big Wrench Media

Todd Way

“The Roseburg Area Chamber does an excellent job advocating for local business, bringing businesses together and supporting our local community.”

Todd Way
Douglas Fast Net