Member Benefits

The Waterloo Chamber of Commerce works towards Building Community and Supporting Business. Our members benefit through the following efforts:

Building Community: 

The Waterloo Chamber of Commerce serves within the community to enhance the quality of life for our citizens. Some of the events/programs we host, co-host or sponsor are:

  • Trivia Night (2nd Saturday in January)
  • What Women Want Ladies’ Night Out (Spring)
  • Canned Food Drive (Spring)
  • Porta Westfalica Festival (3rd Tuesday in June)
  • Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest at the Pumpkin Fest (2nd Saturday in October)
  • Christmas on the Square (weekend after Thanksgiving)
  • Christmas Lamppost Decorating Contest (Sunday after Thanksgiving)
  • Santa Float (8 nights prior to Christmas)
  • Downtown Beautification
  • Two Annual High School Scholarships
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Relocation Packets
  • Street Maps

Supporting Business:

Our goal at the Waterloo Chamber is to partner with our members by providing opportunities for you to promote and market your business! To this end, we offer the following member-only benefits:

All of these benefits are included in your annual investment!!

  • Your Business listing, including a link to your website and map with directions to your business, on
  • Weekly e-mail news – members may promote their events and specials.
  • Monthly newsletter publication – Members are invited to:
    • Advertise each month in the newsletter.
    • Offer Chamber member discounts.
    • Promote your upcoming events
    • Submit photos of your business
    • Be our featured Business Spotlight
  • Monthly membership meetings – a great networking opportunity!!
  • Access to great speakers and business topics
  • Your Business listing in our print edition annual business directory
  • Ribbon Cuttings and Ground Breakings
  • Training Opportunities
  • Host or co-host a Business After Hours event
  • Committee/Board Participation
  • Discounted rates (where applicable) for Chamber events
  • Inclusion of your Business information in our Relocation packets
  • Business Referrals!
  • Opportunity to sponsor events throughout the year
  • Social Media sharing
  • Invitation to Chamber Net Events – network with members from all of the Metro East chambers!
  • Promotion of your job opportunities

And, so much more!!

We invite you to invest in your business by investing in us – it’s a win-win!