Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce

Making the Difference

Event Calendar

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If you have difficulty logging in, please select the "Forgot Login" link below and the system will email your credentials to you or call Patricia at the Chamber (873-3315)

 

Membership Benefits and Chamber Services

Networking

  • Monthly Business After Hours and Business Breakfast Series offer casual, convenient opportunities to network with business leaders and professionals.
  • Invitation to the Annual Awards Ceremony, Chamber Golf Classic and Super Raffle Dinner.

Referrals

  • Thousands of annual inquiries are forwarded to Chamber members only.
  • All members are encouraged to do business with other members.
  • Each member receives a copy of our member directory.

Leadership

  • The nine active committees allow professionals from a variety of vocations to develop and implement strategies that will impact the mid-Maine region.
  • Vote to shape Chamber mission.


Marketing

  • Advertise in Chamber publications either free or at very low fees. (Living Better in Mid-Maine Guide Book, Map & Guide, InTouch Newsletter, Community Connection)
  • Web site page on the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce Web site including links to your Web site and E-mail address, logo or photo & description of your company.
  • Distribution of literature (brochures, cards, etc.) at the Chamber visitor center.
  • The Chamber's mailing list will greatly supplement your business's contacts.
  • Event Sponsorship Opportunities.


Professional Development

  • The Business Breakfast Series, produced in coordination with Thomas College, offers learning opportunities in business topics. View the schedule here.


Community Support

  • By supporting the Chamber you are positioning yourself into the heart of your community. Chamber and community members patronize Chamber members.

  Chamber Member General Public
Gift Certificate Program FREE not allowed
Chamber Advantage Discount Cards for all employees FREE not allowed
Living Better in Mid-Maine booklet: free copy free copy
Web page on Chamber Web Site and Link to your Web site no charge not allowed
Sponsorship opportunities & a free listing in the Business Directory call 873-3315 not allowed
InTouch insert (580 copies):    
1 sheet 8 ½ x 11 folded or weighted over 20lbs 
$200 per issue not allowed
1 sheet flat (20lbs weight)  -
$175 per issue
1 sheet 11 x 17 folded -
$250 per issue
InTouch advertising Small $450/year
Large $575/year
not allowed
InTouch Publication no charge not allowed
Community Connection advertising $35 per issue not allowed
Relocation Packet Insert $100/year not allowed
Membership List $25 each $125 each
Membership List on Labels $50 each $195 each
Membership List E-mailed $40 each $195
Chamber Boardroom rental $45/4 hours, $75/Day $75/4 hours, $125/Day
Coffee Services -
no charge no charge
TV/VCR Rental (daily) -
no charge $15
Annual Physical Plant Inspection for Certificates of Origin no charge $50
Certificates of Origin $.50 each $1.50 each
Presentation of Member Literature in Chamber's Display Case no charge not allowed
Distribution of Member Literature no charge not allowed
Inclusion on Specific Lists no charge limited allowance
References by Phone/Written Requests no charge not allowed
Invitation to Chamber Social Functions (Networking Opportunities) available to all available to all
Legislature Updates (Feature Articles & Inserts) no charge not allowed
Annual Awards Banquet invited not invited
Track and Report Current Legislature Documents no charge not allowed
Voting to Shape Chamber Mission no charge not allowed
Business Breakfasts reduced cost regular cost
Area Maps (Advertising & Copies to Distribute) call 873-3315 not allowed
Area Map Purchase – up to 3 free copies
free $1 each
Chamber Alliance Benefits allowed not allowed

Chamber Alliance Benefits:

Anthem Chamber BlueOptions®. The Maine State Chamber Purchasing Alliance, Inc. offers small businesses with 2-50 employees, who are members of a local or regional chamber of commerce, a suite of 5 health plans called Chamber BlueOptionsOne package. Five health plans. More choices. For specific information for your business, please call your insurance agent or visit http://www.anthem.com/mainechamberblueoptions/index.html for more information.

Dental Insurance Program – The Maine State Chamber, in partnership with Securian Dental, is providing a high-quality, competitively priced, dual-action (Basic and Premier) dental plan. This plan has been designed exclusively for Chamber members, it can provide a choice of benefits and price, and is available to sole proprietors. For more information please contact Doug Cranshaw at 207-799-4692.

Electrical Energy Aggregation – This program is designed to offer a competitive energy supply at group price cost savings. We offer an opportunity for businesses to come together and use collective buying power for electricity. Please contact Mike Parquette at 207-495-3535 for more information.

Health Insurance Program – Underwritten by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and designed for employers with fewer than 50 employees, this health insurance is a high deductible plan designed to cover catastrophic illness. There is also a pre-tax medical reimbursement account that makes this plan unique from other high deductible programs on the market. Please contact Anthem Blue Crss and Blue Shield directly at 1-800-541-4251 for more information.

Disability Insurance Program – This program offers long-term disability benefits to the employee through American Fidelity Assurance Company. Contact (207) 623-4568 for more information.

Workers' Compensation Group Trust – This self-insured program offers special rate workers' compensation insurance. We make sure that the workers' comp system remains stable, and cost increases are minimized wherever possible. Contact (207) 623-4568 for more information.

HR Comply Program – Using web-based technology, businesses can obtain information on state and federal employment laws and regulations. Reference tools and books are available at a special price. Contact (207) 623-4568 for more information.

Airborne Express Discount – This program provides reduced shipping rates to businesses. Contact (207) 623-4568 for more information.

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