Increased visibility in the community

  • New member profile announcement in the Chamber’s Metro Business Journal Business listing in the Chamber’s Online Directory
  • Opportunities to submit public service announcements and press releases for the Chamber’s print and electronic newsletters
  • Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities


Networking opportunities

  • Trade shows, mixers, and special events offer multiple opportunities for members to connect
  • Committee involvement


Referrals from the Chamber and website

  • The Chamber receives thousands of inquires per year for products and services and members are referred first!
  • The Chamber website receives more than 1,400 unique visitors per month and more than 2,700 pageviews
  • The Chamber’s Online Directory receives more than 500 unique visitors per month and more than 3,300 referrals per month to Chamber member websites


Access to community leaders and elected officials

  • Weekly Governmental Review Council meetings feature speakers from the business and government communities
  • Town Hall meetings, federal, state and city updates and other forums link businesses to legislators and decision-makers


Business and Leadership development, workshops and seminars

  • Regularly-scheduled seminars feature topics vital to business 

Cost Effective Advertising

  • METRO Business Journal flyer inserts and display advertisements in the (distributed to over 2,400 readers)
  • METRO E-News sponsorships
  • Member to Member Email Marketing
  • and sponsorships
  • Enhanced website listings
  • Bakersfield Business Guide & Member Directory advertisments


Support of pro-business public policy