As members in the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, companies enjoy a wide array of benefits, business assistance, networking opportunities, savings programs and other local competitive advantages. Learn how membership can benefit you or review benefits at a glance.
Let us help you introduce your business to the community, or celebrate your growth! Promote your grand opening event and gain exposure in the community for your new business or expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
To set up your ribbon cutting, simply fill out a ribbon cutting request form here.
All requests must be received by the 20th of each month to be confirmed for a ribbon cutting the following month. Ribbon cutting ceremonies must be held Monday through Thursday between the hours of 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please contact Beth Toulon for more information.
Member savings programs are additional benefit we provide for our valued members. Receive discounts when you collaborate with our professional services partners.
Receive a 15 percent discount on pre-employment screening needs. Conspire! provides a complete range of services: pre-employment fitness testing, background checks, DOT physical, random drug screening, drug and alcohol awareness training, compliance manuals and support, and Medical Review Officer assistance.
Mountain State Employers Council
Private companies who have 10 or fewer employees may join the Mountain State Employers Council at a special rate of $775, which includes up to 10 hours of “dues services” with MSEC; professional staff including attorneys, HR consultants and organizational development professionals; MSEC Blue Book and online surveys; access to members-only website; and consulting and project-specific services at the normal rates.
Office Depot/Office Max
Our members spend approximately $50,000 per month at Office Depot/Office Max and using their Chamber & EDC discount save 15 to 50 percent.
Exclusive members-only discount: Digital signage strategy allows you to control the messaging that every customer receives and acts as a silent seller for your business. Sticky Signage is a full-service digital signage and media company. They handle everything for you: Strategy, graphic design, installations, support, hosting, management and more.
Exclusive members-only discount: Our strategic partner for outsourced employee management offers an all-in-one cloud-based system. Teaming with TriNet lets you focus on your core business, while they focus on: tax remittance and filing, real-time entry, payroll preview and direct deposit; ACA-compliant health plans, retirement, flexible spending accounts for out-of-pocket health care costs, supplemental benefits and COBRA; and workers’ compensation, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, unemployment claims processing, Affordable Care Act guidance and employment law compliance support.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Through the Federation Partnership, eligible small business members of the Chamber & EDC receive an E-Member membership at no cost ($600 value). The package includes access to legal documents and advice; discounts through FedEx and Sam’s Club; and access to Small Business Nation, home to tips and tools designed for small businesses. Affinity partners are also allowed to send up to two direct mail pieces annually to federation small business members that are delivered under the U.S. Chamber’s brand.
For more details on these savings programs, contact Carly Hoff.
Expand visibility for you and your organization. From networking and signature events to national trips, we provide customized sponsorship packages for companies looking to expand their marketing reach in the community. Review our sponsorship book to learn more about the opportunities available.
Create invaluable opportunities for business development, expand visibility for you and your organization, and connect with local business peers. Throughout the year the Chamber & EDC hosts events that provide our members with unique opportunities.
Business After Hours
Our monthly BAHs are your opportunity to network and make great business connections.
A structured, interactive setting with an educational speaker and space for networking.
Stay prepared for changes in technology, laws or regulations that impact your business.
Network within the region’s key industries: aerospace, defense, cyber, information technology, healthcare, medical technologies, sports and manufacturing.
Help ensure that your voice is heard by policy makers on issues relevant to your business.