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Membership Investment

Membership Investment 2022

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.

Updated membership rates in 2021

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.

The Chamber is also proud to contribute to
and support the following:

  • Rockford Chamber website
  • Community Days Support
  • Rockford Welcome Signs
  • Panther Athletic Program
  • Business Networking Events
  • Promotion of New Businesses / Ribbon Cuttings
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Business of the Year
  • Visitors Guide / Member Directory
  • Parkway Local School District Scholarship for Seniors
  • Gift Certificates
  • Rockford Carnegie Library
  • Welcome Baskets
  • Mercer County Leadership Class
  • Street Light Banners
  • Main Street Committee

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. Visit for more details.

Chamber of Commerce Online Membership Form

Investment Dues

  • 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 releases 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

Mail your dues to:
Rockford Chamber of Commerce

Attn: Amanda Peel, Treasurer
PO Box 175
Rockford, OH  45882

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.

Why Join the Chamber

“I recommend joining the Rockford Chamber of Commerce for a couple of reasons. First, if you are new to the community, either as a business or an individual, it gives you a chance to meet members of the community and other business leaders. Second, attending the Chamber meetings give you a chance to find out what is happening within the community and it enables you to have a voice regarding the issues that could affect you.”

– Leah Hays, Director of Marketing
Laurels of Shane Hill and
Maplewood of Shane’s Village

Chamber Meeting Schedule

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce meets the second Thursday of every month at 8:30 am at The Village Hall.

The Village Hall
151 East Columbia Street
Rockford, Ohio 45882

Phone: (419) 363-3032
Fax: (419) 363-2395