Your Guide to Membership in the Butler County Chamber of Commerce
Chamber BenefitsLocal Business
We’re all about … You.
We have surveyed you – local businesses -- to see whatyou want from Chamber membership. Our benefitsinclude Networking, Program Discounts, AdvertisingOpportunities, Educational Workshops, PremiereBusiness Events and Business Resources.
We’re all about … Promoting Our Membersthrough Communications.
Use our top-rated Chamber Resources -- the month-ly newsletter, The Edge, and our new and improvedwebsite, ButlerCountyChamber.com to your advan-tage. New members receive a free business listingin the newsletter and members can submit companyor event news to be featured in the Member Newssection of the newsletter. You also receive a FreeBusiness Listing with a “Link” to your Website onButlerCountyChamber.com. Participate in our annualExpo at the Clearview Mall, “We Mean Business” Busi-ness Expo or Spring Garden Market and Home Show,and you will have direct access to other businessesas well as the public.
We’re all about … Services, Advertisingand Education.
We offer discounted healthcare insurance optionsthrough Pennsylvania Chamber Insurance; energy solu-tions through Affiliated Power Purchasers International,LLC and membership benefits through ARMSTRONGMy $avings Plan. We promote a variety of advertisingoptions via our newsletter, website, membership direc-tory, Butler County map and educational workshopsin cooperation with Sandler Sales Training and ButlerCounty Community College. Plus, check out the FridayMorning Coffee Club at the Fairfield Inn & Suites everyFriday morning from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. for busi-ness presentations, informal networking and sharedreferrals. The Coffee Club is sponsored by PNC Bank,Butler Business Matters and Fairfield Inn & Suites byMarriott.
We’re all about … Networking, Collabora-tion and Regional Partnerships.
We offer quarterly “Meet-N-Move” Networking lun-cheons cooperatively with regional chambers of com-merce in Butler, Mercer, Armstrong and AlleghenyCounties. Our Chamber has taken a lead role in form-ing a Regional Business Advocacy Council comprisedor 16 regional development agencies and chambers inWestern Pennsylvania. Many of our after hours mix-ers are done jointly with area business associations.Twice annually we partner with PA CareerLink of ButlerCounty to conduct a Job and Career Fair, attractinghundreds of employers and potential employees. Itis our mission to provide the maximum opportunitiesfor our members to do business and by expandingour scope of involvement we automatically expandyour territory of involvement. In addition we partnerwith the United Way of Butler County not only duringtheir campaign period but in coordinating the largestregional annual breakfast meeting held in cooperationwith the Leadership Butler County Graduation and theARMSTRONG “Red Apple Awards in Education” event.
We’re all about … Rewards and Awards.
Each year in partnership with Butler Health System,we recognize the “Butler County Employee of theYear” at our annual Employee Appreciation Luncheon.Nominated by their employer and selected by a panelof past recipients, this honor rewards an individual fortheir contributions to the workplace. For the 10th time,we will recognize a community organization for theircollective impact on our community. Past recognitionas the “Chamber Community Champion” has goneto The Butler Shade Tree Commission, Slippery RockArea Development Association, Butler AM Rotary Club,Parking Authority of Butler, Butler Downtown, HistoricPullman Park Commission, Community Health Clinicof Butler County, The Strand Theater, Butler-FreeportTrail Commission and Butler Little Theatre. At our“Celebrate Business” annual dinner we recognize a“Chamber Business Champion” for their contributionsto the business community, and in 2005 we beganpresenting the “William A. Morgan, Jr. Entrepreneur of the Year” award to business individuals who exemplifythe spirit of entrepreneurship upon which our chamberwas founded.
We’re all about … Community Caring.
We support the community actively through two of our affiliate organizations, Butler County Young Pro-fessionals and Leadership Butler County. Each grouphas worked on projects benefiting charitable endeavorsin Butler County. Past recipients have been Childrenand Youth Services, Blind Association of Butler County,Moraine Trails Boy Scouts, Butler County Children’sCenter, Community Health Clinic of Butler County,Children & Youth Services Duffle Bag Project, ButlerEmergency Relief Initiative and First Impressions aswell as creative new projects such as emergency kitsfor the elderly. Proof positive that the Business Com-munity is an active and concerned player in our overallquality of life.
We’re all about … Butler County Business.
We invite you to become a part of the largest Busi-ness Group working towards a better Butler County!The Butler County Chamber of Commerce -- ‘We MeanBusiness’.Can you afford not to join?