WHY JOIN?

The Chamber is a membership advocacy group partnering with our community to promote business prosperity and quality of life.

 

WHY JOIN?

The Chamber is a membership advocacy group partnering with our community to promote business prosperity and quality of life.

An Invitation to Invest in the Future

The Chamber is the most effective business organization in Woodford County, committed to helping improve the economic climate and quality of life. Ultimately, every business and professional person benefits from the Chamber's efforts that lead to a healthy, expanding economy. Protect your interests by working with others through the Chamber to accomplish whatever is necessary for local businesses to thrive. 

By joining the Chamber, you have the opportunity to become actively involved in economic and community development projects. Not everyone will have the time to participate in all activities, however, your investment ensures that the Chamber is open for business and is working to improve OUR community. 

Benefits of Membership

Free Monthly Luncheons/Business after hours events that are well attended by members and hosted/sponsored by members. Attend Ribbon Cuttings for new businesses

Marketing:

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony attended by Chamber members and coverage of your event in the local paper. Usually attended by 25-30 Chamber members - great source of prospective new clients.

Free Publicity: Your business will be listed on the Chamber website, published in our annual Woodford Living Magazine business directory, and promoted through chamber events.

Business Referrals: Each year, we receive thousands of inquiries for information on Woodford County businesses professionals and their products and services.

Training Opportunities:

The Chamber sponsors quality workshops and seminars for employees and businesses with a desire to continually educate their staff and improve upon their existing services.

Tourism Promotion:

Woodford County attractions are promoted by the Chamber with brochures, advertising and by providing information on community events to the thousands of inquiries that the Chamber office receives. 

Affinity Programs:

The Woodford County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with several member businesses to bring member discounts to the Chamber members. Get the best discounts and save money at participating companies.

Staples Business Advantage Group Purchasing Program:

We have partnered with Staples Business Advantage to bring you a best-in-class business supply discount program that delivers value through negotiated savings and superior customer service.
 

  • Members save an average of 15%-30% off Staples's already low prices

  • Best buy list of 2,500 most frequently purchased items

  • Free delivery for orders over $50

  • More than office supplies- a fully integrated solution with discounts on furniture, technology, facilities, break room, and promotional products

  • Print solutions:  $0.02 black/white, $0.23 color copies, 50% off finishing services

 

Learn More: 
http://staples.chamberbenefit.org/WoodfordCounty
 
Questions?  Contact Samantha Blake at samantha.blake@staples.com

Infintech

Infintech partners with the Woodford County Chamber to offer its members exclusive payment processing rates, proven cost savings, and a level of transparency and dedicated support that goes unmatched.

 

As experts in the payment processing field, Infintech securely processes more than $3 billion in annual credit card volume, partnering with more than 7,000 customers and 120 strategic partners across all 50 states.

 

Welcome to Smarter Payment Processing!

 

Contact Your Infintech Advisor

-      Ed Wimpee

-      513-725-3630

-      ed.wimpee@infintechllc.com

-      www.infintechllc.com/woodford

Annual Events Hosted by the Chamber:
  • Versailles Twilight Festival

  • Red Tie Gala

  • Everything Including the Kitchen Sink Sale and Swap

  • Candidate Forums

  • Woodford County Annual Awards

Why Does Your Investment Matter?
  • 57 percent of potential customers search local resources for businesses. Being a Chamber member gives your business 24/7 marketing through the online business directory.

  • The Chamber is your #1 business advocate - we can collectively share one voice represent business interests locally regionally state-wide and nationality. The Chamber continuously monitors legislative activities to assure you have information about policies and actions that effect your business.

  • 44 percent of consumers are more likely to buy from businesses that are Chamber members and 63 percent are more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.

  • As a Chamber member, you are involved in your local community. You have the opportunity to share and work collectively as a group to accomplish greater good for the community and its' businesses. 

TWILIGHT FESTIVAL

The Versailles Twilight Festival, an annual event sponsored by the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with local citizens.

WOODFORD LIVING MAGAZINE

Stop by the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce office to pick up your copy today.

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Learn more about our local chamber members and their businesses.

Networking:
What Our Members Are Saying:

As a new company in Woodford County our membership has enabled us to become involved and positively contribute to our community in a unique way. We feel at home because the Chamber has connected us to colleagues and the residents of our community. We are both thrilled and honored to be a member of such a strong organization.

Bob Kain, General Manger, Jack Kain Ford

Membership with the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce brings credibility to your business. You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of our local chamber of commerce.

Bill Quigg, More Than A Bakery

Membership In the Woodford County
Chamber of Commerce is an essential
element of my business. The positive
exposure coupled with professional
relationships fostered within the
business community are priceless
components for the longevity of
Kennydid Gallery. The Chambersponsored
events have allowed me to
broaden the scope of my business far
greater than I could have done on my
own. 

Kenny Smith, Kennydid Gallery

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SUBSCRIBE TO CHAMBER NEWSLETTER:
PHONE

859-873-5122

ADDRESS

141 N Main St

Versailles, KY 40383

Woodford County Tourism

Commission

859-873-5122

reservewoodford.com

City of Versailles

196 South Main St.

859-873-4581

versailles.ky.gov

Woodford County Economic Development Authority

859-608-0256

woodfordeda.com

City of Midway

101 E. Main St.

859-846-4413

meetmeinmidway.com

Photos/Imagery courtesy of Kenny Smith, of Kennydid Gallery,  

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