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Membership / Southport Chamber of Commerce

Membership is open to all business people engaged in or carrying on a business or profession associated with trade, commerce or industry in Southport. Benefits of membership include networking opportunities, community involvement, image enhancement, political advocacy, information access and heightened credibility.

For those of you who haven't yet "invested" $245 to be part of this Business Community and meet other like-minded members :

As a member of the Gold Coast's longest established Chamber of Commerce

Right where you belong …

There is no doubt that you and your business belong in Southport. The Southport Chamber of Commerce is here to support you and your business. Information and knowledge, opportunities for networking and personal enrichment ... they are all here for you. Benefits that strive to improve your bottom line and intangible awards of involvement will be yours when you join our Chamber…the longest established in Queensland!.

Don’t just stand by and watch it happen, get involved.

Here is your opportunity to have a say in the future of business in Southport. You can play a role that ensures Southport continues to grow and develop. Get involved in the task of protecting the economic health of your business and the Southport precinct through your membership with the Southport Chamber of Commerce. And reap the results of your activities!

Work the Chamber, and it'll work for you.

As a member of the Southport Chamber of Commerce, you will get opportunities to network with other members and tap into their knowledge. You may establish connections that will help you with your business and life. Or you may gain new insights into business processes. Networking works and the Chamber is the place to do it! From high-tech companies to high-spirited entrepreneurs nurturing small businesses, you will encounter successful people at the Southport Chamber.

If you make just one life-long customer in your first year of belonging to the Chamber, your membership has more than
paid for itself.

Tangible Benefits of General Membership for just $245 per year

Business directory

All members will be listed in our shortly –to –be -released Southport Business Directory. This will be hosted on our Brand New Southport Chamber of Commerce website, offering members exposure worldwide. And members can link their own website to the Chamber's site, offering access to further information.

Membership recognition

As a new member, you will receive a membership pack, the unique ability to access a special database of over 2300 Businesses and contacts at a special price, hints on maximising your membership, participate in our networking opportunities, and receive a membership certificate identifying your business as part of the Southport Chamber of Commerce.

• Letters of introduction to Interstate and overseas interests.
• Access to a worldwide network of Chambers of Commerce.
• Up-To-Date On Activities

Members are kept up-to-date on all Chamber activities. You will receive regular communications on activities and events in the area from the Chamber, the Gold Coast City Council, QLD Chamber of Commerce and many more!

Networking Opportunities

Southport Chamber of Commerce events provide the opportunity to meet other Southport business people who may
become customers or suppliers at Breakfasts, Special Events, Evening functions etc.

The ability to discuss issues particularly relevant to your Business, with Associates who understand.

Corporate Membership - a unique Proposal for just $2,395

Limited to 11 Corporate Memberships only per year, this includes –

  • • Corporate Table of 6 at one breakfast (value $320)
  • • Sponsorship, exclusive Business Profile and naming rights for one breakfast (value $350)
  • • Logo on corporate banner at each breakfast and on New Southport Chamber website and letterhead. (Priceless!)
  • • Access to the Southport Region Database of over 1,700 Businesses one free email-out and then at discounted price.(Value $895)
    • • Listing on the Southport Chamber of Commerce Business Directory.(Value Priceless)

There’s lots more to come

The Southport Chamber of Commerce is a traditional organisation with proactive plans for the future. We are making
an investment in a strategic five-year plan and have commenced activities to put this plan into action.

Among the services being developed for members in the near future is a member Bulletin Board, member discount offers, a Member-get-Member Program, ( where everyone is rewarded!) small business assistance with our Associates, a variety of professional and skill development programs for members and lots more…

Awareness & Recognition

You and your Business can build a professional and personal image in the Southport community through membership and participation in the Chamber of Commerce. You will be adding to a unified voice that’s much louder than that of any individual.

That makes your membership in the Southport Chamber of Commerce vital.

Joining Fee

For new members, and those that are rejoining us after a break, there is a small Joining Fee of $95.00 to cover administration costs, certificates and 1 name badge. This is a one off fee that will be waived if your membership remains current.