Member Benefits

Professional Development

Seminars and workshops on marketing, human resources, finance, taxes, technology, and so much more are offered on a regular basis. Our monthly luncheon speaker or panel discussion is always focused on business issues relating to economic development.

Legislative

The Chamber is your business advocate on the local, regional, state and national level with action plans and communication with members of the General Assembly, Congress and Chamber members, on key issues important to Madison County and Richmond.

Roundtable & Box Lunch Program

Roundtable & Box Lunch programs enable members to learn about a variety of issues and opportunities in an informal discussion -based setting.

Advocacy

With more than 550 members the Chamber speaks with a strong and credible voice for business in Madison County on local, regional, and state issue and legislation. Our Legislative Box Lunch Programs have been proven to be very successful in giving our members and opportunity to voice their concerns on such as health care, growth, agriculture and more.

Referrals

When a call comes into our office or someone visits we refer only Chamber members for goods and services to be purchased in Madison County. We also aid newcomers with relocating packets to foster development and growth.

Regional Cooperation

The Richmond Chamber has cultivated relationships with many other chambers and regional organizations in Central Kentucky through the Bluegrass Partnership Initiative, the Lexington Chamber and Bluegrass Tomorrow which gives value to our members. Our recent programs for the large industries, manufactures, and agriculture in conjunction with the Berea Chamber have been successful. "Working together for Madison County."

Health Insurance

Through the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, members of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce can now sign up for ChamberAdvantage.

ChamberAdvantage is a partner between the Kentucky Chamber and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield that offers specially priced small group health, dental, life, vision and disability plans to companies with 2-99 eligible employees. Choose from several valuable plans and get the strong local service Anthem is famous for.

Networking

Meet and mingle with potential clients and customers. You will find numerous opportunities every month with the Chamber's Thursday Night Live and Business Before Hours Programs, monthly luncheons, box lunch programs, seminars , workshops, committee meetings, and social events like the annual golf tournament, awards banquet , Pops at the Park, and more. Many a business owes their success to the Chamber.

Profile Display

The Chamber distributes brochures, business cards, flyers, and booklets about any Chamber member that provides copies. This is valuable exposure to the hundreds of consumers who come through our offices on Main Street monthly.

Savings

The Chamber encourages members to do business with each other. Our members have the capability of offering discounts to each other and the community by creating a coupon through your member’s only section.
Chamber members are also able to receive phenomenal savings from Office Depot through their Chamber Discount Program. Signing up is easy and is as simple as a phone call to our Office Depot Representative. Once signed up, you will be able to receive as much as a 75% discount on over 100 items.