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$500 – Starter Member

  • Advocacy

    The Chamber staff has worked to build relationships since 1895 so its staff can effectively assist you with various business needs and issues. The Chamber has established relationships with government, elected officials, and city departments, including, but not limited to transportation, GP&L, permits, etc. When a business doesn’t know who to talk to for the answers it needs, the Chamber can help.

  • Monthly Luncheon

    Each Chamber member receives one free luncheon upon joining. This luncheon invitation must be redeemed within 60 days of becoming a member. Chamber luncheons host a variety of speakers, from social media experts to community leaders. The event allows professionals from various business fields an opportunity to connect in a relaxed environment, while learning more about better business practices or issues facing the Garland community. Events are held on the last Monday of each month from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

  • Website Advertising (3 Months)

    Each new Starter member receives three complimentary months of advertising on garlandchamber.com upon joining. Members must submit a logo or photo, a website link and a brief sentence about the company to appear as a "Featured Member" ad that will be rotated throughout the site.

  • Monthly Promotion in E-Newsletter sent to more than 2,000 Area Business Professionals

    All Chamber Members receive The Connecting Source e- newsletter, which is distributed to more than 2,000 area business professionals. This publication provides information on Chamber events and topics of interest. Members may choose to submit a promotion, event or announcement to be included in the Chamber e-newsletter each month. 

  • Use of Chamber Logo on Marketing Materials

    Chamber members at any level are granted permission to use the Garland Chamber of Commerce logo on business marketing materials, including newsletters, email communications, flyers and others. Contact the Chamber directly to request the necessary files.

  • Access to a 25% Discount on Constant Contact Services

    Chamber members at any level are eligible to receive a 25% discount on Constant Contact services. This easy-to-use marketing tool lets you send beautiful emails, promote special offers, manage your events, conduct surveys and much more.

  • Meeting Facilities 1x/Month

    Starter level members may reserve the Chamber meeting room once per month at no additional cost. Meeting space may be used for one-on-one, business/staff meetings, trainings, and workshops. The meeting room accommodates up to 10 people comfortably. Call for availability.

  • Referral Services

    The Chamber serves as an extended marketing team for member businesses. The Chamber staff only refers member companies when there is an inquiry or request for information on products, services or vendors.

  • Small Business Development Center Counseling

    The SBDC Counselor provides information and resources in the following areas: Marketing/Advertising, Business Planning, Financial Analysis, Market Research, Manufacturing Issues, Government Contracting, SBA Loans, Tax Information, Entrepreneurship, and Minority/Women’s Business Issues. These services are free of charge and confidential. Within 30 days of joining the Chamber, all new members must schedule a business success planning meeting that will include a Chamber staff member and the SBDC counselor. During this meeting, the counselor and staff member will work with the member to establish a plan that will utilize all Chamber resources to get the most value from membership, ultimately resulting in quantifiable measures of success.

  • Business List Access

    All members are entitled to one free membership list in Excel format each year by request. Monthly New Business Lists ($5 each month) and Manufacturers’ Directories ($20 each) are available for purchase and can be sent via email or downloaded to a CD. These lists may be used to identify new businesses and to connect with them or to send event invitations. VIP lists are also available for grand opening events.

  • Notary Services

    The Chamber offers Notary Services, FREE of charge to its members. There is a $6.00 cost, per page for non-members. A Notary Public is a public servant appointed by state government to witness the signing of important documents and administer oaths. You must present a current identification document or card with a photograph, physical description and signature to have a document notarized. Please contact the Chamber at (972) 272-7551 for notary hours.

  • Certificate of Origin Services

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  • Job Bank Postings

    Get access to the Garland Chamber of Commerce Job Bank Postings.

  • Membership Plaque

    Upon joining, all members receive a plaque to display in the member’s place of business. This display gives the business credibility and shows support of the community.

*Dallas County Manufacturers' Association Members Enjoy all the benefits included in a Garland Chamber membership, plus the added bonus of being connected with Garland's rich manufacturing base. Find out more about the DCMA

$1,000 – Premium Member

Here's what's included in a Premium Membership

  • Meeting Facilities 3x/Month

    The Chamber is pleased to offer use of the Chamber building meeting room to Premium Members up to three times per month. Meeting space can be used for one-on-one meetings, business/staff meetings, training seminars or luncheons. The meeting room accommodates up to 10 people comfortably. Call for availability.

  • Website Advertising (4 Months)

    Each new Premium member receives four complimentary months of advertising on garlandchamber.com upon joining. Members must submit a logo or photo, a website link and a brief sentence about the company to appear as a "Featured Member" ad that will be rotated throughout the site.

  • Letter of Introduction to 25 Companies on Chamber Letterhead

    Once a year, Premium Members have the opportunity to select 25 companies with whom they would like to connect. Members work with the Chamber staff to draft a letter, which is placed on Chamber letterhead and mailed to selected contacts.

  • Free Membership List, Manufacturing Directory, and Business List

    Premium Members receive membership lists, monthly new business lists and one free Manufacturers’ Directory upon request and at no additional cost. These lists can be emailed in Excel format or downloaded to a CD. Contact the Chamber periodically for updated lists.

  • Additional Exposure

    For the first 3 months of membership, Premium Members may provide a flyer or brochure to be included in all new member and relocation packets.

You’ll also receive all the benefits included in:

Starter Membership

  • Advocacy
  • Monthly Luncheon
  • Monthly Promotion in E-Newsletter sent to 3,200 Area Business Professionals
  • Use of Chamber Logo on Marketing Materials
  • Referral Services
  • Small Business Development Center Counseling
  • Business List Access
  • Job Bank Postings
  • Notary Services
  • Certificate of Origin Services
  • Membership Decal

*Dallas County Manufacturers' Association Members Enjoy all the benefits included in a Garland Chamber membership, plus the added bonus of being connected with Garland's rich manufacturing base. Find out more about the DCMA

$2,000 – Economic Development Partner

  • Be Recognized for Your Role in Shaping the Garland Business Community

    The partnership is a non-profit organization that is primarily responsible for facilitating the addition and retention of more than $1.5 billion in new commercial tax base and more than 16,000 jobs since 1995. Helping to achieve these goals is a distinguished group of more than 50 private business investors, who give annual financial and leadership support, and have chosen to join hands with the City of Garland and the Garland Independent School District in the never-ending task of enhancing the community of Garland through quality growth and retention. We salute all our partners in their resolve to work together in achieving our communities’ common goals. GEDP Partners will be recognized during the year through listings in the Chamber’s Annual Report and on the GEDP page of the Chamber’s website. In addition, as attendees arrive to network prior to each monthly luncheon, Investors’ names will be featured on the presentation screen.

  • Website Advertising (6 Months)

    Each new Private Investor receives six complimentary months of advertising on garlandchamber.com upon joining. Members must submit a logo or photo, a website link and a brief sentence about the company to appear as a "Featured Member" ad that will be rotated throughout the site.

  • Maintain Valuable Connections with Key Companies

    Private investors receive an instantaneous opportunity to develop leveraged relationships with community leaders including state, city, school and county elected officials, their staff, manufacturers, business leaders and the press. Quick and accurate communication of community concerns, and business consultation regarding company issues, allow investors of this level the best opportunities to maintain valuable connections with key companies in the Garland area.

  • Meet the Mayor

    Upon joining, GEDP Partners have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one meeting with the Mayor of Garland, the Garland Chamber CEO and the Vice President of Economic Development to discuss economic development activities and business needs or concerns.

  • Meeting Facilities (Unlimited Access)

    The Chamber is pleased to offer FREE, unlimited usage of the Chamber building meeting room to its Economic Development Partners. Meeting space can be used for one-on-one meetings, business/staff meetings, training seminars or luncheons. Audiovisual equipment and coffee are included with meeting room use. The meeting room accommodates up to 10 people comfortably. Call for availability.

  • Richland Facilities Rental

    The Richland College Garland Campus offers two meeting rooms and a beautiful Gallery area with a great view. The two meeting rooms may be used separately or can be combined to accomodate larger meetings. All GEDP Partners receive special pricing for Richland College Garland Campus facilities.

  • Garland Economic Development Partnership Luncheon 4/Year x2 Tickets

    The GEDP hosts four, quarterly luncheons each year for GEDP Private Investors. Each company receives two free tickets to each luncheon. Speakers provide investors updates on infrastructure, transportation, retail and a variety of other city/community economic development activities. The event is an opportunity for all GEDP Partners to interact in a relaxed environment and learn more about economic development activities or issues facing the Garland community. Contact Alexander Helgar for additional information.

You’ll also receive all the benefits included in:

Premium Membership

  • Monthly Promotion in E-Newsletter sent to 3,200 Area Business Professionals
  • Letter of Introduction to 25 Companies on Chamber Letterhead
  • Free Membership List, Manufacturing Directory, and Business List
  • Additional Exposure

Starter Membership

  • Advocacy
  • Monthly Luncheon
  • Monthly Promotion in E-Newsletter sent to 3,200 Area Business Professionals
  • Use of Chamber Logo on Marketing Materials
  • Referral Services
  • Small Business Development Center Counseling
  • Business List Access
  • Job Bank Postings
  • Notary Services
  • Certificate of Origin Services
  • Membership Decal

*Dallas County Manufacturers' Association Members Enjoy all the benefits included in a Garland Chamber membership, plus the added bonus of being connected with Garland's rich manufacturing base. Find out more about the DCMA