MEMBERSHIP OVERVIEW

An investment gets you access to value-driven programs and supports our substantive policy agenda.

The SCV Chamber of Commerce represents more than 65,000 member employees by promoting business growth and enhancing the vitality of the community through value-driven member services, educational programs, strategic partnerships, community outreach, and legislative advocacy.

The chamber collaborates with government, education, and private industry to strengthen local businesses, to be an advocate for business, and affect the high quality of life for which SCV is known for. The Chamber creates a variety of programs that make doing business in SCV a rewarding experience.

Working For You

Promotional opportunities to increase your visibility.  Generating marketing, networking and promotional opportunities for businesses of all sizes.

Referrals that connect you. Providing referrals through website listings, in-office referrals and referrals through phone inquiries.

Marketing your business. Announcing new members, renewing members, committee activities, relevant business and legislative news and promoting a member and community-driven calendar of events through our weekly and monthly e-newsletters, as well as our website.

Advocating for your professional interests.  Providing opportunities to interact with local officials on issues that impact our members and advocating for legislation that benefits businesses.

Building a strong business community. Working with the community to improve quality of life, thus creating a unique bridge between businesses, residents and stakeholders.

Your Business Advantage

Your membership pays for itself. You may never realize how many new customers or clients you have gained because of your investment in the Chamber, but even one business transaction gained through the Chamber can often pay for a full year's membership dues.

Professional resources. Whether your business is looking for promotion, marketing opportunities, office rentals, a collaborative workspace or certificate of origin assistance, the Chamber has a variety of resources available to its members.

Tax deductibility. The SCV Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation, therefore your membership dues may be tax deductible as a necessary business expense. Consult your tax professional for more specifics as they apply to your situation.

Business goodwill. Your membership plaque, prominently displayed, will advertise your community support, involvement and goodwill to your customers and neighbors.

Your Engagement Matters

Membership in the SCV Chamber enables your business to take advantage of our vast business network and the influence of our organization. Our members range from independently-owned businesses to multi-national corporations. Here's how you can engage with our members on a regular basis:

NETWORKING
Business After Hours Mixers  |  Grand Openings  |  Special Events

ADVOCACY
Government Affairs Council  |  Sacramento Trips  |  Current Affairs Forum Speakers Series  |  State of the County

PROMOTION
Annual Business Directory  |  Biz Expo  |  Lunch & Learn  |  Weekly/Monthly Newsletters  |  Promotional Ceremonies

EDUCATION
Employment Law Update  |  Health & Wellness Forum  |  Cyber Security Forum  |  Minimum Wage Forum

COMMUNITY
Small Business Council  |  NextSCV  |  Latino Business Alliance  |  #EmpoweringWomen Lunch Series   Golf Tournament  |  Patriots Luncheon  |  Awards & Installation Gala

INNOVATION
The Chamber Institute  |  LeadershipSCV   |  Strategic
Partnerships  |  Programming

Frequently Asked Questions

How much will joining the SCV Chamber of Commerce cost?

A Chamber membership is not a cost, it's an investment. You can join for as little as $1/day ($365 annual dues).  The benefits and resources available through an SCV Chamber membership will provide lasting value in promoting your business and expanding your network of contacts.

What is the annual fee for membership?

The annual fee for membership ranges and is based on the type of package you and your company have selected.  You can join for as little as $1/day ($365 annual dues). An Affiliate membership for small business starts at $365 per year and corporate memberships start at $1,500 per year.

What regions are Chamber businesses located?

Our members are primarily located in the Santa Clarita Valley including the local communities of Valencia, Newhall, Canyon Country, Saugus and Castaic. We also have members from the neighbouring  communities of Granada Hills, Sylmar, Acton, Agua Dulce and beyond.

What types of businesses are involved with the Chamber?

We are proud to include a diverse group of members, ranging in size and industry, from individuals and sole-proprietors to multi-national corporations.

How do I get started?

To learn more about how the events and activities hosted by the Chamber can help you to promote your business or services, please vist our Join Us page on this site.

How do I get the most from my membership?

Your membership works for you each time you attend a meeting, mixer or special event. We have a wide-array of events and business councils for you to become involved with to increase your network and expand your business.

What are some of the networking opportunities available?

We host several monthly business council meetings and monthly networking mixers. All of our meetings offer opportunities to promote your business, connect with other businesses and community members who live and work in our area and focus on topics relevant to the business community.

Do you charge extra to attend meetings or mixers?

Membership has its benefits.  All of our events have special member-rate pricing.  We also offer member-exclusive events and complimentary events for our members.  The Chamber works to provide our members with value-driven programming to help maximize your membership investment.

What marketing opportunities are available through the Chamber?

We offer a number of ways to promote your business at no additional cost. These include a listing in our annual business directory, inclusion on our website with a direct link to your website and personal referrals for inquiries.  Our partnerships with the SCV Business Journal and KHTS Radio give our members exclusive discounted advertisting rates.  We also coordinate celebratory ceremonies to announce the opening of your business or milestone anniversary.

What are some of the other means for promoting my business?

The Chamber offers multiple promotional opportunities via annual events, mixer tables, raffles, sponsorships and print/online advertising.

Is the Chamber involved in local government?

Yes. The Chamber is the leading business advocacy organization in the Santa Clarita Valley.  We are always working to advocate for business and work closely with local government representatives. Additionally, the Chamber hosts regular Current Affairs Speakers Series and monthly Government Affairs Council meetings.

What are some of the community relations advantages of membership?

The Chamber is very active in the community it serves; we are more than just a business organization. Some of the community activities put on by the Chamber includes the Patriots Luncheon, #EmpoweringWomen Lunch Series, Latino Business mixers, NextSCV young professional events, SCV Biz Expo and Health & Wellness Forum.

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