Membership Benefits

A membership investment with the Chamber enhances and increases your…

Voice in Local Government



Access to Business Resources

Contacts & Referrals

Training Opportunities

Local Economy

Members can connect and grow through:


Becoming a Chamber Ambassador

Serving on the Chamber Board

Event Planning Committees

Other core chamber benefits include:

Chamber Coffees

Ribbon Cuttings

Promotion on Social Media

Chamber Chat e-Newsletter

Membership with Greater Des Moines Partnership

Business Listing on Chamber’s Website

Posting Job Openings on Chamber’s Website

Increase Your Online Visibility

If you’re a member of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce, you can take advantage of perks for added online visibility! Add a Job Listing to our website, add an event to our online calendar, or add a Hot Deal. You can also login to your member profile page in the Business Directory at any time to update the information or change what is featured there. Finally, every member of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce also receives a link on the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s online directory. Tutorials about how to use these perks can be found here.

Top 10 Reasons Why YOU Should Join

We all want to do business with individuals and organizations that we know, like, and trust. Membership in the Madison County Chamber of Commerce provides the pathway for doing that! Whether you’re looking to meet your next client, promote your business through networking events, increase awareness, or stay up-to-date on business issues and community happenings, membership in the Chamber of Commerce is a great fit.

  1. Credibility. You can increase positive perception among consumers when you’re identified as a member of the chamber of commerce.
  2. Visibility. As a member, you are listed on our website, promoted as a member on Facebook and the newsletter, and can grow your business by advertising with the chamber and sponsoring chamber events. Ribbon cuttings, grand openings, and public relations are easier by partnering with the chamber of commerce.
  3. Networking. The chamber of commerce offers numerous committees and opportunities to network with other businesses and prospects in need of your services. Build your business while chatting with other members at chamber-sponsored networking events and activities.
  4. Advocacy. We host monthly legislative forums which give you direct access to Iowa’s lawmakers.
  5. Contacts. Our most basic mission is to generate more business activity for the community. The chamber of commerce initiates more business-to-business commerce and opportunities for networking and connecting with local professionals than any other Madison County organization.
  6. Communication. Our weekly Chamber Chat newsletter provides member information, tips for business owners, articles about local events, details about chamber-sponsored events, and the opportunity to promote YOUR event.
  7. Referrals. Every day, we receive calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors. The Madison County Chamber of Commerce ONLY refers member businesses to these callers.
  8. Resources. We offer a free-of-charge meeting space, member address labels, copying and fax services, and a centralized place to display your business cards and brochures.
  9. Publicity. We love to celebrate our members’ success! Let us know what’s happening in your business so we can spread the word through our Facebook page, newsletter, and more.
  10. Access. Membership has its privileges! Member to member discounts and special offers are encouraged and supported.

We hope you will consider joining our active and vibrant membership. Feel welcome to contact our office if you have any questions or need additional information. We welcome your membership in the Madison County Chamber of Commerce!