Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce?
The Chamber is an organization committed to building a stronger local economy by actively promoting and supporting our community, fostering the growth and strength of our member organizations and by engaging federal, state and local officials on behalf of business interests. The Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce is a private, non-profit organization.
Why should I join the Riverside Chamber?
Now, more than ever, building substantive relationships is crucial to sustaining and growing your business. The Chamber provides opportunities for you to make connections and meet new contacts. There are plenty of opportunities that fit your schedule. To find out more information about the Chamber contact us now.
What are the benefits of joining the Riverside Chamber?
The Chamber offers educational and networking opportunities, business resources like directories and mailing lists, and government advocacy to protect and advance the interest of business. Members enjoy numerous benefits and become part of an organization that has served its members and the community for over 100 years.
What types of businesses join the Riverside Chamber?
The Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce membership includes small businesses, entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizations, large companies, economic development groups, public and private schools, universities and more.
What geographic area do you represent?
The Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce represents the entire City of Riverside. Because of the size of our greater Riverside community, the Chamber discovered we can better serve our community by having six Area Business Councils ?allowing members to work on issues within their own area of the city. We are the only Chamber in the Western United States with this structure.
How can I look up my company listing or other companies?
To look up a company, use the Business Directory section of our website.
How can my company get exposure through the Chamber?
There are many great ways the Chamber can help increase your business’s exposure. The Chamber offers many opportunities to make new connections and build relationships for your business. Try to attend at least one event a week. You may also sponsor an event and expose your brand to thousands of potential clients. Promoting your business through our member directory and offering special discounts to fellow members is also an excellent way to increase the exposure of your business. And finally, take advantage of the numerous marketing opportunities offered by the Chamber. Purchase space in our weekly Chamber Communicator email newsletter or our award winning Greater Riverside Business newspaper which reaches more than 3,000 subscribers or purchase advertising on our website.
Can I use the Chamber logo on my website?
Chamber members are encouraged to use the Chamber logo with "member of" included as part of the logo on their website. To receive a copy, contact the Chamber’s Communications Manager.
What sponsorship opportunities are available?
Sponsorship of Chamber programs and events is a great way to market your company and its products or services to a targeted audience of business leaders and consumers. For a complete listing of the Chamber’s programs throughout the year visit our Programs page.