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How do I join the Chamber?
Joining the Chamber is easy! Modesto Chamber of Commerce membership pricing is now based on the value of benefits you choose. We no longer base our membership pricing by how many employees or locations you have. Step 1: Determine at what level of membership you would like to join at by reviewing our membership packages. Step 2: Submit your membership application online with payment. You can also join by either faxing a membership application to 209.577.2673 or mailing it to the Modesto Chamber of Commerce, Attention: Membership, 1114 J Street, Modesto CA 95354.  You can call the Modesto Chamber office for questions about the application process at 209.577.5757. We are open Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How much does it cost?
Membership Investment packages range from $350 to $5,000 in cost. It depends on the level of benefits and value you chose to incorporate into your membership. We no longer base our membership pricing by how many employees or locations you have. Each package is designed with the needs of you and your business in mind.  Click Here to read more about membership packages and the pricing to join the Modesto Chamber of Commerce

Can I pay online?
Yes, you can now pay for a new membership, membership renewal, event tickets, event sponsorships and other chamber membership enhancements all through a encrypted secure process online within minutes. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover Card. We accept all major credit cards.

How does joining the Modesto Chamber of Commerce benefit my business?
The benefits of joining the Modesto Chamber of Commerce are endless but here are a few for starters:

  • 2 for 1 Membership – By joining the Modesto Chamber of Commerce you will also become a U.S. Chamber member. 
  • Website Business Directory Listing (Enhanced listings with logos, social media links, and preferred keywords available.)
  • Ribbon Cuttings (For Grand Openings or Anniversary Ceremony)
  • Magazine Publicity in Progress Magazine (85 word New Member Profile and Ribbon Cutting picture)
  • Stanislaus Green Team (Free REACON company visit to help assess how your business can save money.)
  • Member referrals & Member to Member Discounts. 
  • Committee Involvement
  • Networking Opportunities (Before Business Hours, After Business Hours, Stanislaus Green Team and More.)

Go here for more details on membership benefits and value. 

My schedule won’t allow me to attend the networking events. What else can I do to get involved?
There are a number of ways to be involved and network. The Chamber has numerous action committees such as the Ambassador and Welcome Team plus the Stanislaus Green Team meets on the 3rd Thursday monthly. All of these programs offer a way to network and become involved in the Chamber and our local community to build your business.

Do you offer payment plans?
Yes, you have the option of paying annually, semi-annually, quarterly, monthly, if monthly it must be by pre-approved credit card draft or ACH.

What payment forms do you accept?
Cash, check,  American Express, Visa, Master Card, Discover.

Does the Modesto Chamber of Commerce produce events, if so which ones?
Yes, the calendar of Chamber Event Calendar is posted on ModChamber.org on the top level navigation menu Calendar. Here you will find the event description, date, time, pricing, driving directions and options to register and purchase tickets and sponsorships is applicable. The Chamber events offer numerous opportunities to advertise you business, promote local businesses and network with Chamber businesses and community leaders.

How do I become an Ambassador?
 Click Here to find out more on becoming a Modesto Chamber of Commerce Ambassador.

What does it take to join the Welcome Team?
Welcome Team members are the face of the Chamber, they are the official greeting committee for our new members attending ribbon cutting ceremonies as well as various Chamber events. To become a member all you have to do is be involved!

Is the Modesto Chamber of Commerce part of the City of Modesto?
While the Modesto Chamber of Commerce works closely with the City of Modesto on numerous projects, and partnerships we are a separate entity. The Chamber operates as a 501C6/ Not-for-Profit.

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