Joining the Chamber

Download our Membership Application.  Once completed, please email to membership@fortstockton.org

DUES INVESTMENT SCHEDULE

# of Employess Annual Semi-Annual
1-3 $180 $90
4-6 $210 $105
7-11 $260 $130
12-20 $330 $165
21-35 $430 $215
36-60 $540 $270
61-100 $680 $340

* Add $ 3.00 for each employee above 100 employees
* 2 Part-time employees equal 1 full time employee

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS

Bronze $ 1,100

Ribbon cutting for opening
Plaque presented at Banquet
Special Recognition at annual banquet
2 members will receive Chamber information, mailings, and publications

Silver $ 1,650

Ribbon cutting for opening
Special Recognition at annual banquet
Plaque presented at Banquet
5 Banquet tickets
5 members will receive Chamber information, mailings, and publications

Gold $ 2,750

Ribbon cutting for opening
Special Recognition at annual banquet
Gold table in front at Banquet
Plaque presented at Banquet
10 Banquet tickets
10 members will receive Chamber information, mailings, and publications

ADDITIONAL BUSINESSES ADDED BY CURRENT MEMBERSHIP

Any members opening additional businesses may join their new businesses as additional members for $30 per business/location per year.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS

SINGLE INDIVIDUAL $50.00 PER YEAR

COUPLEs $100.00 PER YEAR

Download our Membership Application.  Once completed, please email to membership@fortstockton.org

NEW MEMBERS

o Ribbon Cuttings for new businesses, relocation, and expansion.
Invitations will be sent out to all Ambassadors, Board of Directors, Community Leadership, and public will be invited. Photos will be publicized in the Pioneer.
o You will be listed on the Chamber’s website in the section entitled “Our Newest Members”.
o Business-to-Business referrals.
o Your Membership Plaque offer visibility and credibility to your business.
o Your customers will instantly recognize that you support your community.
o Your company name, address, phone, fax, email, and web address as well as your products or services will be listed in the membership list on the Chamber’s website.
o Opportunities for committee involvement

BUSINESS SUPPORT

o Tax Deductible
o Fax service – $ .50 member per sheet $ 1.00 non-member per sheet
o Copy Service –

♣ Black on White: $ .10 member per sheet $ .25 non-member per sheet
♣ Color: $.50 member per sheet $1.00 non-member sheet

o Public Computer – No Fee
o Notary – No Fee for members Non- Members $ 5.00 per item notarized
o Chamber Membership List
Full Membership One free per calendar year ($ 5.00 for members after that)
$ 15.00 for non-members
Labels $ 5.00 for members
$ 20.00 for non-members
o Free listing on the website www.fortstockton.org
o Savings on website development and hosting.
o Access to economic/demographic research and statistical data.
o Advertisement in publications such as: Fort Stockton Visitor’s Guide, Chamber Connection, and our annual Banquet Tabloid.
o Publicity on the Internet with a listing, on our business directory and a hot-link.
o Referring potential customers and encouraging local business transactions.
o Free usage of conference room
o Availability to sponsor Business After Hours

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

• Informant of community development and activities.
• Advocate for highway/railway transportation development.
• Ensuring a quality place to live – housing, leisure, infrastructure, schools.
• Government Relations
• Workforce development programs with FSISD,W RTTC, and Permian Basin Workforce Commission.
• Leadership Fort Stockton -producing effective leaders for our community
• Annual banquet recognizing outstanding volunteers in the community.
• Youth Leadership Fort Stockton – helping education the future leaders of tomorrow.
• Volunteerism – developing plans for volunteer training, education, and recruitment.
• Promote Shopping Locally
• Sponsor or support special events for the community:
4TH of July, IHMSA, Concert on the Park Series, and Holiday Glitz. We also support many community sponsored events: Sheep Dog Trials, Big Bend Open Road Race, Water Carnival, Living History Day, Christmas Activities, Blue Moon on the Park, Health and Safety Expo, Trans-Pecos Friends of the NRA and others. Working with the school district and recreation department in bringing in play off games and encouraging more economic growth thru sports events.

Economic Development, Resources, and Marketing

• Business recruitment and expansion.
• Work with agencies, organizations, and governmental units to develop and expand the international portion of the economy.
• Governmental Relations-will promote communications between the governmental entities and the public.
• Informants of local & state incentives.
• Programs targeted to ensure a healthy job market in Pecos County and to assist with economic prosperity.
• Promoting community growth – Relocation information (community profile, newcomer packet, school list, other area education and resources, and community resources – 211 program).
• Meeting Assistant – Registration assistance, packets, and catering.
• Newcomer Packet Insert Service – Chamber members may insert promotional materials into the Newcomer Packet, which are mailed to prospective businesses and individuals who are interested in Fort Stockton and Pecos County. Average requests, 50 monthly. Members must provide the Chamber with promotional piece for insertion.
• Small Business Development and Marketing Consulting
• Webpage design and hosting – negotiated a $315 savings for any Chamber member wanting to have a website.

Our Promise to You!

Through the Chamber Board, Ambassadors, and committees, the Chamber leadership will work to:

  • Help build a strong and healthy economy.
  • Set goals and missions that will always be open to change and betterment of our community.
  • Be active in Economic Development and Tourism.
  • Be open to our business community needs.
  • Allow any member to impact the community by serving on a Chamber committee.

Your Promise to the Chamber!

  • Become an active member of the leadership.
  • Support your Chambers program and projects.
  • Volunteer your time.
  • Be a positive voice in your community.
  • Be ready to serve.
  • It is important to realize that the Chamber is much more than a building or staff. It is a vehicle to organize the business leadership to improve and better the community.

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