One of the most important benefits of becoming a paid member of the Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce is the right to vote on Chamber issues.  This right is described in our by-laws:

  • “SECTION THREE: Voting Rights. All members in good standing (in “good standing” shall mean assessed dues paid in full) shall have equal voting rights, and each shall be entitled to one vote” in choosing Chamber Board members.  You should have a say in who represents you in the decision-making process. If you have two or more businesses and you pay dues for two or more, you will have an equal amount of votes.
  • RIBBON CUTTINGS – The Chamber will sponsor a ribbon cutting for your business and will invite the board to attend. The Chamber will notify the media and invite the Mayor to attend.  The Chamber will also take a photo that will be framed and presented for display in your business.
  • FORUM SPOTLIGHT – You will be presented with your framed photo (from your ribbon cutting) and be the featured guest in a 3-5 minute “spotlight” in one of our monthly Chamber Forums.
  • CHAMBER WEBSITE – The Chamber introduced a new and totally updated website in 2016 that includes information about future events, new businesses, legal/legislative updates, ribbon-cutting pictures and more.
  • BUYERS GUIDE – Your business will be listed in our online Membership Directory & Buyers’ Guide.   You are allowed listings under different categories  making it easier for buyers to find out what services you offer.
  • ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO MEMBERS – Your membership in the Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce entitles you to have access to an electronic membership list.  Your information can be emailed or mailed to all Chamber members and can only be used by active member (member in good standing) and not sold or given to any other business or businesses for their use.
  • TAXES – Your membership dues are a business expense and are tax deductible. You will receive a full color membership shield to place on your door or window to acknowledge Chamber membership and participation.
  • HELPING THE COMMUNITY – Your dues sponsor the Independence Day activities o the 4th of July including the community’s parade and the annual Easter Egg Hunt.
  • TOURISM – Tourism recruitment and information services are designed to keep visitors in our area and increase the new dollars available to Rexburg’s economy.  We advertise, send out area information to other visitor centers, and plan events that bring people in from all over the country and, well actually, all over the world!  We also plan events which your business or organization can participate in such as the Street Festival, Rexburg Unplugged, Independence Day, etc.  These events always bring more people to our town.
  • LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION – The office keeps a file of pending legislation and how it may affect your business. We also e-mail this information out to members so they are kept updated.
  • REPRESENTATION – You will receive representation from the following Chamber Committees, each working to improve the economic climate in our area: Idaho International Summerfest;  Forums & seminars; Legal; Legislative; Independence Day; Economic Development; Education; Membership; Special events; Tourism; Agriculture; Promotions & publicity. You are welcome as a member to participate in these committees and let your voice be heard.
  • FORUMS AND SEMINARS – The Chamber holds seminars and forums on issues that face us as a community and as business owners.  As a member you will receive a weekly e-mail informing you of important events going on in the Rexburg area.  Attending our forums is where you can get to know other business owners, and professionals, as well as learn what is going on in or community so you are aware of changes and challenges, and opportunities you may want to know about as a business.
  • INQUIRIES – As a chamber we receive thousands of inquires a year asking about businesses and services here in Rexburg. As a member, we have individual listings of each business type, which includes each business name, and these are sent out with each Chamber inquiry.  Our inquires are sent by e-mail, mail and of course over the phone.
  • CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN – The Chamber can issue “Certificates of Origin” for shipping merchandise internationally.
  • REXBURG UNPLUGGED – You may attend Rexburg Unplugged: New Students Meet the Business Community Day and reserve your booth at a discount as a member.  This event is attended by thousands of students each fall and is a great way to let them know about your businesses and service.
  • U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – The Rexburg Chamber of Commerce is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which in turn qualifies your business to automatically become a member of the U.S. Chamber with same benefits.
  • BULK MAILINGS – You will have use of the Chamber of Commerce bulk postage permit when you have a bulk mailing of 200 or more to do.
  • CHOSEN BUSINESS – Your business may be chosen as Business of the Month. The Business of the Month will also be presented with a picture of their Business of the Month article. Article will appear in the newspaper, banner to display at your business.