Friday - 11/27/2020

Dickson County Chamber & Tourism
205 South Main Street, Dickson, TN 37055

Business Credibility

A study by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives has found
that when consumers know a business is a member of the Chamber of Commerce:

69%

believe

it shows your business has a good reputation

70%

believe

it shows you use good business practices

63%

say

they are more likely to purchase from that company

What this means to you:

Your business gains instant credibility among the members of this community because you have aligned yourself with this Chamber. This makes the first step of marketing your business more effective because consumers trust you quickly.

Referrals

The heart of our Chamber is giving business referrals to our members. We refer Chamber members first to visitors or callers.
What this means to you:
Our staff is constantly asked, "Can you recommend a...", and as a member, we will refer interested persons to you. Watch for our referral cards in the mail as we recommend your business to a potential customer.

Networking

Networking is one of the most effective ways to grow your business. The Chamber offers monthly luncheons in addition to special Chamber events which allow you to develop business relationships with potential clients and partners. In addition, we host an annual golf tournament and an annual banquet that are fun places to meet fellow Chamber members.
What this means to you:
Becoming a frequent and effective networker can mean many new connections and contacts with potential to turn into business.

Marketing & Advertising Opportunities

Chamber members have marketing and advertising opportunities that can't be found anywhere else:

New Resident Packets
Chamber members can insert promotional items, flyers or other branded materials in a promotional packet that is distributed to new residents upon request.
Display Promotional Material
Chamber members have the exclusive opportunity to display promotional materials and business cards in the lobby of the Chamber office.
Ribbon Cuttings
Chamber members can host a ribbon cutting for a new business or expansion of a current business. These events receive coverage in The Dickson Herald and Dickson Post as well as the Chamber newsletter and are streamed via Facebook Live on the Chamber page.
Dickson County Map
The Chamber produces a fold-out map of Dickson County. Chamber members have the exclusive opportunity to advertise in the map. Maps are the most requested item at our office!

What this means to you:

A comprehensive marketing plan will include many, if not all of these opportunities.
These are effective strategies to build your brand without undue expense or effort.

Direct Link to Your Website

Chamber members receive a free listing in our online business directory at dicksoncountychamber.com with a direct link to your business website.
What this means to you:
All exposure is good, especially when there are no additional costs. This is an easy and effective way to promote your business to the community and beyond. If you are already a Chamber member, you can manage your business’ listing here.

Professional Development

The Chamber offers seminars and training quarterly that can help your business. In addition to formal seminars, we have informative and relevant speakers at luncheons and other events that can help grow your knowledge base.
What this means to you:
With the speed of information change, keeping up is crucial to the success of your business. These seminars and workshops provide an easy way to keep up and learn new and better methods to succeed.

Opportunities for Involvement

The Chamber is home to several committees that are active in shaping our community:

Agriculture and Tourism Committee
The Agriculture and Tourism Committee features industry professionals who promote the wonderful places and faces of Dickson County. This includes planning and executing four popular agricultural events each year in addition to working closely with the Dickson County Farmer's Market and being a voice for agriculture in Dickson County.
Ambassador Committee
Ambassadors act as the peer arm of the Chamber and represent the Chamber membership at events.
Education Edge
This committee serves as a link between the school system and local businesses with the goal of improving education specific to the opportunities in our community.

What this means to you:

The more involved you are, the more visible your company becomes in the community. These opportunities
allow for your business to be at the forefront of the Chamber and the pulse of Dickson County.

2020 PARTNERS OF PROGRESS

Our valued Sponsors show their full support of the Chamber throughout the year and go the extra mile with their membership. Our Partners of Progress receive exclusive benefits, heightened exposure and recognition for their commitment to the community through their leadership.