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Running a business is not easy and no one should have to go it alone. That’s why we exist. Our mission is to make sure our business community feels connected, supported and well-informed. We welcome all business owners looking for reliable, responsive and relatable guidance as they navigate the thrilling adventure of running a business in the City of Garland.

We offer four levels of membership

  • Community
  • Premium
  • Investor
  • Economic Development Partner

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Community Level - $600


Business Directory Listing (Online)


As a member of the Garland Chamber, your business contact information will be listed in the website business directory.



Advocacy


The Garland Chamber has established relationships with government, elected officials, and city departments, including, but not limited to transportation, GP&L, permits, etc. When a business has an issue or doesn’t know who to talk to for the answers it needs, the Chamber can help.



Local Regulatory Advocate


As the voice of business, the Chamber’s purpose is to create and sustain a competitive advantage for businesses in Garland. It is our goal to be the local advocate to protect the interest of business and advance the quality of life of the community.



Referral Services


The Garland Chamber only refers member companies when there is an inquiry or request for information on products, services or vendors.



Celebrate the opening of your business


As a member of the Garland Chamber, we can help promote your event and invite community leaders to your open house/groundbreaking event. Exclusively for new businesses opening in Garland.



Free Membership List (Excel Format)


All members are entitled to one free membership list each year by request. The list may be used to identify new businesses, make connections and/or send event invitations.



FREE Monthly Networking


All members are invited to Direct Connect Networking. This event offers the opportunity to expand your business connections and explore potential partnerships.



Use of Chamber Logo in Marketing Materials (Customized to your level)


Garland 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, etc. Contact the Chamber directly to request the necessary files.



Online Events Calendar Posting


Members have the exclusive opportunity to advertise upcoming events/promotions on the Chamber website.



Job Posts


In an effort to assist local employers find qualified candidates, members can share job opportunities in the Garland Chamber Newsletter.



Certificate of Origin Services


For manufacturers needing to export, they can get certificates validated (stamped) by the Chamber at no extra charge.



Complimentary Website Advertisement


Each new member receives complimentary advertising on the Chamber website upon joining. The number of months depends on the membership level selected. 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. One-time use during first year of membership.



Workforce Pipeline Assistance)


The Garland Chamber offers resources and connections to help create the conditions and means to attract and retain a highly-skilled workforce.



Workforce Development Assistance


In partnership with the Dallas College Garland Campus, a training program, is available to manufacturers interested in bringing plant employees into supervisory roles and developing their skills.



Chamber Conference Room (seats 12)


The Garland Chamber offers the use of the Chamber meeting room. Meeting space can be used for one-on-one meetings, business/staff meetings, and training seminars. The meeting room accommodates up to 12 people comfortably. Call for availability. Frequency of use is dependent on membership level selected.



Ability to serve (WBe, Direct Connect Table Host, Board of Directors)


The Garland Chamber has an active group of committees that meet regularly to vet new ideas, assist with the facilitation of Chamber programs and events, and materialize the organization’s mission into action.



Participate in the Leadership Garland Program


As a member of the chamber, you are eligible to participate or have your business sponsor a session in this prestigious program. Leadership Garland provides corporate leadership training, motivates and encourages civic leaders, and develops personal leadership characteristics and skills within individuals.



Premium Level - $1,200

You’ll receive all of the benefits of the Community Level plus the following


Complimentary Website Advertisement


Each new member receives complimentary advertising on the Chamber website upon joining. The number of months depends on the membership level selected. 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. One-time use during first year of membership.



Chamber Conference Room (seats 12)


The Garland Chamber offers the use of the Chamber meeting room. Meeting space can be used for one-on-one meetings, business/staff meetings, and training seminars. The meeting room accommodates up to 12 people comfortably. Call for availability. Frequency of use is dependent on membership level selected.



Manufacturing Directory (by request)


Premium level members and above receive one free Manufacturers’ listing at no additional cost. The list will be emailed in Excel format upon request.



Wooden Membership Plaque


Premium level members and above receive a membership plaque to display in the member’s place of business. This display gives the business credibility and shows support of the community.



Participate in TX FAME


By participating in FAME you will be a powerful conduit between industry and education. The purpose of the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) is to be the driving force for developing world-class technical talent for manufacturing and other employers of technical workers.



Letter of Introduction on Chamber Letterhead


Once a year, Premium level members and above have the opportunity to select companies with whom they would like to connect. Business members work with the Chamber staff to draft a letter, which is placed on Chamber letterhead and mailed to selected contacts. The quantity of letters depends on the level of membership selected.



New Member Packet Flyer Inclusion


Premium level and above members may provide a flyer or brochure to be included in all new member packets.



Invitation to DCMA Summer and Fall Conferences


Premium level and above members are invited to these manufacturing conferences, amid at connecting local manufacturing companies with relevant content and encouraging networking with local non-manufacturing members.



Investor Level - $2,400

You’ll receive all the benefits included in Community & Premium Level plus the following


Complimentary Website Advertisement


Each new member receives complimentary advertising on the Chamber website upon joining. The number of months depends on the membership level selected. 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. One-time use during first year of membership.



Chamber Conference Room (seats 12)


The Garland Chamber offers the use of the Chamber meeting room. Meeting space can be used for one-on-one meetings, business/staff meetings, and training seminars. The meeting room accommodates up to 12 people comfortably. Call for availability. Frequency of use is dependent on membership level selected.



Letter of Introduction on Chamber Letterhead


Once a year, Premium level members and above have the opportunity to select companies with whom they would like to connect. Business members work with the Chamber staff to draft a letter, which is placed on Chamber letterhead and mailed to selected contacts. The quantity of letters depends on the level of membership selected.



Invitation to DCMA Summer and Fall Conference


Premium level and above members are invited to these manufacturing conferences, amid at connecting local manufacturing companies with relevant content and encouraging networking with local non-manufacturing members.



FREE SPARK & Women’s Event Tickets


Investor and Economic Development Partner level members receive tickets to attend SPARK and Women’s Business E-nitative events. Ticket quantity is dependent on the level of membership selected.



Eligible for DCMA Steering Committee


Investor and Economic Development Partner level manufacturing members are eligible to serve on the Dallas County Manufacturing Association Committee.



Access to Local Leaders (Chamber CEO, Mayor, City Manager, Superintendent)


Investor and Economic Development Partner level members have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one meeting with the Mayor of Garland, the Garland Chamber CEO, the City Manager, and the GISD Superintendent to discuss economic development activities and business needs or concerns. Chamber staff will assist in the connection.



Economic Development Partner Recognition


Investor and Economic Development Partner level members 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. These distinguished business members are invited to community engagement meetings for input.



Support Workforce & Small Business Initiatives


Investor and Economic Development Partner level members receive industry-specific information and resources in the area of workforce and small business. We encourage you to reach out to Chamber staff.



College Gallery (Seats 100) & Conference Room A (Seats 30)


The Dallas 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 accommodate larger meetings. Investor and Economic Development Partner level receive special pricing for the use of the facilities.



Economic Development Partner Level - $7,500

You’ll receive all the benefits included in Community, Premium & Investor Level, plus the following


Complimentary Website Advertisement


Each new member receives complimentary advertising on the Chamber website upon joining. The number of months depends on the membership level selected. 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. One-time use during first year of membership.



Chamber Conference Room (seats 12)


The Garland Chamber offers the use of the Chamber meeting room. Meeting space can be used for one-on-one meetings, business/staff meetings, and training seminars. The meeting room accommodates up to 12 people comfortably. Call for availability. Frequency of use is dependent on membership level selected.



Letter of Introduction on Chamber Letterhead


Once a year, Premium level members and above have the opportunity to select companies with whom they would like to connect. Business members work with the Chamber staff to draft a letter, which is placed on Chamber letterhead and mailed to selected contacts. The quantity of letters depends on the level of membership selected.



Invitation to DCMA Summer and Fall Conferences


Premium level and above members are invited to these manufacturing conferences, amid at connecting local manufacturing companies with relevant content and encouraging networking with local non-manufacturing members.



FREE SPARK & Women’s Event Tickets


Investor and Economic Development Partner level members receive tickets to attend SPARK and Women’s Business E-nitative events. Ticket quantity is dependent on the level of membership selected.



College Gallery (Seats 100) & Conference Room A (Seats 30)


The Dallas 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 accommodate larger meetings. Investor and Economic Development Partner level receive special pricing for the use of the facilities.



Introduction of the Company on the Chamber Website and Newsletter


Upon joining, we will feature your company as an Economic Development Partner on our website and newsletter. A brief write-up will be posted and sent out in our newsletter.



Inclusion of Logo in Monthly Newsletter


As an Economic Development Partner, your logo will be featured in our monthly newsletters.



Automatic Nomination for Garland Chamber Board of Directors


A business representative from your business will be nominated to have a seat as a Board member of the Garland Chamber.



MEMBERSHIP LEVELSCommunity - $600Premium - $1,200Investor - $2,400Economic Development Partner - $7,500
Business Directory Listing (Online)xxxx
Advocacyx x x x
Local Regulatory Advocatexxxx
Referral Servicesxxxx
Celebrate the opening of your businessxxxx
Free Membership List (Excel Format)xxxx
FREE Monthly Networkingxxxx
Use of Chamber Logo in Marketing Materials (Customized to your level)xxxx
Online Events Calendar Postingxxxx
Job Postsxxxx
Certificate of Origin Servicesxxxx
Complimentary Website Advertisement2 months 4 months 6 months 12 months
Chamber Conference Room (Seats 12)1x per Quarter 1x per Month 3x per Month Unlimited
Ability to serve (WBe, Direct Connect Table Hosts, Board of Directors)xxxx
Participate in the Leadership Garland Programx xxx
Manufacturing Directory (by request)xxx
Wooden Membership Plaquexxx
Participate in TX FAMExxx
Letter of Introduction on Chamber Letterhead153060
New Member Packet Flyer Inclusionxxx
Invitation to DCMA Summer and Fall Conferences1 ticket per event 1 ticket per event 2 tickets per event
FREE SPARK & Women’s Luncheon Ticket2 tickets per event 4 tickets per event
Eligible for DCMA Steering Committeexx
Access to Local Leaders (Chamber CEO, Mayor, City Manager, Superintendent)xx
Economic Development Partner Recognitionxx
Support Workforce & Small Business Initiativesxx
College Gallery (Seats 100) & Conference Room A (Seats 30)1x per Month Unlimited
Workforce Pipeline Assistancex x x x
Workforce Development Assistancex x x x
Introduction of Company on Chamber Website and Newsletterx
Inclusion of Logo in Monthly Newsletterx
Automatic Nomination for Garland Chamber Board of Directorsx


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