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"The Value of Chambers" ... Courtesy of American Chamber of Commerce Executives
The Real Value    
of Joining a Local    
Chamber of Commerce    


Excerpts from a Research Study by ...    
The Schapiro Group, Inc.      
127 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 1540      
Atlanta, GA 30303      
www.schapirogroup.com
     
Effective Strategy
Most consumers (59%) think that being active in the local chamber of commerce is an effective business strategy overall.

It is 29% more effective, however, for communicating to consumers that a company uses good business practices ..... and 26% more effective for communicating that a business is reputable.

Involvement
If a company shows that it is highly involved in its local chamber (e.g. sits on the chamber board), consumers are 12% more likely to think that its products stack up better against its competition.

Trust & Leadership
When a consumer thinks that a company's products stack up better against the competition because the company is highly involved in its local chamber of commerce, it is because he or she infers that the company is trustworthy, involved in the community, and is an industry leader.

Restaurants
When consumers know that a restaurant franchise is a member of the chamber of commerce, they are 40% more likely to eat at the franchise in the next few months.

Insurance
When consumers know that an insurance company is a member of the chamber of commerce, they are 43% more likely to consider buying insurance from it.

Likelihood of Business
When consumers know that a small business is a member of the chamber of commerce, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it ..... and 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.

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