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Join The International Business Association – IBA

To become a member of IBA, you must first belong to the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce. Then you can join one of the several Council/Committees. Details are on page 2 of this application for Chamber Membership.
Click here (pdf).

For for additional information contact: Joel Perler
Phone: 562-590-9234
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Chamber Member Benefits

Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce businesses receive outstanding benefits, support, and a great return on investment (ROI). Whether your goal is to gain exposure, reduce expenses or gain support of the community, The Chamber is here for you. Below are just a few of the many benefits available to you and your business.

 

Benefits & Privileges of Long Beach Chamber

STANDARD BENEFITS

  • Credibility as a Chamber Member
  • Free membership to the US Chamber of Commerce
  • Free Business Referrals
  • Free member plaque promoting your business to the community
  • Free company description and logo on the Chamber website
  • Free use of Chamber conference room
  • Free SBDC and SCORE Business Counseling every week
  • Free copies of Business Referral Guide
  • Free and Unlimited Certificates of Origin
  • Discounts (10% or more) at participating Long Beach restaurants
  • Free admission to first Good Morning Long Beach breakfast
  • Ribbon Cutting or Grand Opening Ceremony; or host a mixer
  • Members-only access to Office Depot savings program
  • Member to Member discounts
  • Free Long Beach Credit Union membership
  • Discounts on all HR Essentials from the CA Chamber
  • Admission to all Better Business in 90 Minutes seminars (breakfast or lunch provided) Notary Services)
  • Notary Services


MARKETING & PROMOTION

  • Free alphabetical and categorical listings in our Business Referral Guide | Membership Directory -10,000 distribution
  • Free 60-word description on Chamber website
  • Free 5-minute ‘ Spotlight’ speaker presentation at Good Morning Long Beach
  • New member listing in the Chamber’s quarterly newsletter "The Advocate"
  • Display your company literature in Chamber office lobby
  • Free promotions/PR via our social media websites
  • Free Hotlink to your business’s website from the Chamber’s website member directory
  • Free Mapquest® map link provides exact driving directions for your potential customers
  • Free Chamber-referred web traffic report
  • Members-only access to Chamber membership database
  • Register to have your business host a Chamber networking event


STAY CONNECTED, STAY INFORMED

Publications & E-News

  • Free subscription to the Chamber’s quarterly printed newsletter. Visit http://lbchamber.com/newsletter.asp to see the latest edition online
  • Free subscription to Chamber bi-monthly e-Newsletter
  • LongBeachAdvocacy.biz Legislative email updates
  • Discounted Press-Telegram subscription rate - $60 per year
  • Free subscription to CalBizCentral Magazine

Committees

  • Government Affairs Council (GAC)
  • International Business Association (IBA)
  • Women's Business Council (WBC)
  • Green Business Council
  • Principal for a Day
  • Chamber Ambassadors


ADVOCACY

  • Representing you at all levels of government
  • Vote tracking of your legislators
  • LongBeachAdvocacy.biz website to keep you informed on issues that affect your business
  • Travel to Sacramento for the California Chamber Legislative Summit Conference
  • Long Beach Pro- Business Political Action Committee (PAC)
  • "Candidates Academy": Training Tomorrow's Elected Leaders


SPECIAL EVENTS & NETWORKING

Annual Events

  • Chamber Golf Classic
  • Principal for a Day
  • State of the County Luncheon
  • State of the Port Luncheon
  • City National Bank Entrepreneur of the Year
  • World Trade Week Luncheon
  • Inaugural Gala Dinner

Networking

  • Good Morning Long Beach monthly breakfast
  • Good Afternoon Long Beach monthly lunch
  • Business After-Hours Mixers
  • Women's Business Council (WBC) Monthly Program
  • International Business Association (IBA) Monthly Luncheons
  • California Visionary Leaders Series

Travel Programs - Trade Missions to China, India, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Spain and more