The Chamber Advantage
The Chamber of Commerce provides many benefits and services to our members and the community. Our mission is to promote business and encourage community so we are always looking for and promoting was to bring the entire South Kitsap Community Together.
Here are a few of the advantages of belonging to the Chamber of Commerce.
The Chamber of Commerce Office receives hundreds of walk in visitors a year. Many of these visitors are local residents looking for referrals or information on local businesses. The Chamber has two large business card racks mounted on the wall in the office. Chamber members are invited and encouraged to leave a stack of cards […]
On the second Thursday of each month, The Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce gathers for a monthly Luncheon. Chamber luncheons are our single largest monthly meeting, attracting an average of 60 guests per month. Our Luncheons are hosted at various member locations in South Kitsap and a tasty meal is prepared by a local […]
On the third Thursday of the month, the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce offers the chance to network and socialize at an After Hours/Happy Hour event, which is hosted by Chamber members throughout the Kitsap area. This is an informal, drop-in networking event, at no cost to attendees. Hosting members provide tasty hors d’oeuvres, complimentary […]
Chamber of Commerce members are listed in our online searchable member directory on the Chamber Website. The Chamber of Commerce main website is www.portorchard.com and receives thousands of hits per month. Your online profile can include details about your business, include photos, videos and hotlinks to your business website. Our website is often one of […]
Encouraging community plays a huge role in the operations of the Chamber of Commerce and as such we try to help spread the word about upcoming events in the South Kitsap and greater Port Orchard area. We help promote events put on by other organizations, not just Chamber sponsored events. If you want to get […]
The Chamber office located on Bay Street in Port Orchard receives hundreds of drop-in visits and phone calls throughout the year. These drop-ins and callers want information about local businesses and our office has an extensive display of information from member local businesses. Wall of CardsThe Chamber of Commerce Office has two large business card racks […]
The Chamber Ambassadors are the ‘meet and greeters’ for the Chamber of Commerce. This volunteer program is a great opportunity to explore new businesses in the area. Ambassadors also assist with hosting events, such as the Happy Hours and Grand Openings.There is an application process for becoming a Chamber Ambassador. If you are interested in […]