Becoming a Chamber Member

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Becoming a Chamber Member

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is involved in supporting business and giving back to the local community. Each year, it is our goal to promote and become advocates for our cherished businesses. Our website and social media channels continue to be a hub of area information for not only Chamber news and events, but other area organizations and surrounding communities, giving Rockford the recognition and credibility it deserves.

Why Become A Member

You support us, we support you! There is value in having your business listed on our website, community members can locate your business and it helps with your SEO. The Rockford Ohio Chamber of Commerce Facebook business page is active in sharing member and community information. We have a newly formed Main Street Committee focused on bringing foot traffic and commerce to downtown. Our Chamber Board is active in planning future events such as a Farmer’s Market, a speaker series, continually developing the Business Grant program and creating opportunities for business growth and networking. Our pledge to you, is that we will always do our best to champion your business.

NEW 2021 Membership ­­

Our Chamber has always been a chamber sought after to join, due to low membership rates and access to perks such as insurance discounts, event discounts, free promotions etc. The global pandemic hit our business community significantly and as a Chamber, we need to be creative and adaptable to growing needs. Our future goals to promote area businesses in new ways, bringing events to the community and providing grant opportunities requires us to make some changes.

  • If you are a NEW BUSINESS located or headquartered in the Parkway School District – your first year of membership is FREE. Ribbon cutting and press release will be scheduled to promote your new endeavor. Congratulations and welcome to the Chamber!
  • Established businesses in Mercer County / Parkway School District and Renewals: $75 annual membership fee.
  • Established businesses outside of Mercer County / Parkway School District and Renewals: $100 annual membership fee
  • Community Members: $30.00 Individual Membership

IMPORTANT: AFTER JANUARY  15, 2021 Business Dues will increase to $100 for businesses located in Mercer County/Parkway School District and $125 outside of Mercer County/Parkway School District.  Any individual or business paying after the deadline will not be listed as a member on our print materials or website. We cannot guarantee in-person reminders or phone calls, so be sure to fill out your form quickly to secure your membership.

The Chamber is proud to contribute to and supports the following:

– Rockford Chamber Web Site– Visitors Guide / Membership Directory
– Seasonal Community Events– Parkway Local School District
  Scholarship for Seniors
– Rockford Welcome Signs– Gift Certificates
– Panther Athletic Programs– Rockford Carnegie Library
– Business Networking Events– Welcome Baskets
– Promotion of New Businesses
   and Ribbon Cuttings
– Mercer County Leadership Class
– Social Media promotions– Street Light Banners
– Citizen of the Year– Business of the Year

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is a member of the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce, which provides valuable benefits to all of our chamber members. Example:  Anthem Insurance Discounts and Programs for Small Businesses!  Visit for more details.

Thank you for investing into our community. We look forward to serving you. You can download the membership form here.

Marie Miller

Chamber President