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Become a Member

Become a GECC member by completing the online membership application and tell us about your business. We look forward to receiving your application and will be in touch shortly to welcome and invite you to our next Chamber event.

1-25 Employees or Non-Profits

$250

26-100 Employees or Government Entities $500

101-300 Employees

$750

301+ Employees

$1,000

Sustaining Members

$1,500

Entrepreneur Level/Start Up Companies $125 *Applicable for entrepreneurs exploring business opportunities, seeking consulting services and partnerships PRIOR TO opening for business. This membership discounted rate is only valid for 1 year- the applicable membership rate will be applied at billing renewal.

Student Professional Level $50 *Verfication required for" currently enrolled in higher education (including up to 12 months after graduation) and must be atleast 21 years of age. 

Join today, it's the best investment you can make!

Reasons to Join

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Networking Events

Members of the GECC gain the advantage of growth by networking. With free monthly "Business After Hours" networking events, businesses have the opportunity to come together to showcase their skills and services while learning about others. View our events calendar!

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Advertising Opportunities

Increase your visibility with advertising opportunities in the GECC magazine, Elizabeth NOW or the weekly eNewsletter!

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Business Credibility

Members gain the opportunity to get involved positively in the community as well as the ability to meet local politicians to stay on top of the local and state business issues and address their concerns.

Member Benefits

New Your Chamber Your Way

The Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce provides a means to network and advertise. The Chamber provides a "window of opportunity" for every member to benefit through association with reputable businesses and organizations. The chamber affords opportunities to meet area politicians to stay abreast of local and state issues that could impact your business.

Members gain the advantage of:

  • Growth by Networking
  • Opportunity to advertise in Elizabeth NOW magazine
  • Visibility in the community and increased understanding on how to better serve the needs of their customers
  • Access to professional development
  • Business credibility and advocacy
  • Discount Programs on Office Supplies through the National Chamber Program

Benefits of Membership Include:

  • On-Line Member Directory
  • Networking
  • Business Socials
  • Membership Identification

Events Include:

  • Free Networking Business-After-Hours
  • Mayor's State of the City Address
  • Legislative Breakfast
  • Annual Dinner Cruise

Personal Touch: Every local member who joins received a visit from a Chamber representative, who will come to learn about YOUR business, your goals and how the Chamber can help you. It is our mission to get every member off to the right start, to insure that they get the maximum benefit of Chamber membership.

FREE: More than 80% of our events are FREE for our members! Gone are the days when every event has a price tag. Every member can advertise in our weekly e-blast (minimum 7-day notice required) and receive mailing lists at "no costs". In addition, members have the opportunity to enjoy $250 off of their own membership renewal through our Refer 3 program incentive: REFER 3 (and they join) GET $250 OFF YOUR NEXT RENEWAL.

Pay-it-forward mindset: We are reinventing the model for networking. We bring people together who understand that the most effective way to form meaningful relationships and collaborative partnerships is by HELPING and not just by "selling".

No cliques, no politics, no stuffiness: We pride ourselves on having the absolute BEST members because everyone is approachable. You will find an energized atmosphere where our members and guests have fun connecting with one another.

Promote your business/organization: Everyone who attends our monthly Business-After-Hours event is placed in a drawing for the opportunity to publicly promote their business. The spotlight shines on you!

Chamber members are more reputable, customer friendly and dependable.

Office Depot Discount Program: Our partnership with the Office Depot brings cost savings for you, our members!

Credit Card Processing Notice: Due to rising costs and in order to not increase our fees, GECC payments for those opting to pay with a credit card or debit card will see a small non-cash adjustment/service fee of 3.50% toward processing fees.  However, this DOES NOT APPLY to customers paying by cash or with a check.  We thank you for your understanding and continued support.

Networking Opportunities

One of the most beneficial opportunities that joining the Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce provides is the ability to access other businesses through our FREE monthly "Business After Hours" networking events. Attending these events opens the door to meet new contacts and help to secure new customers, business opportunities and partnerships.

Each event is hosted by a chamber member with complimentary refreshments. You can savor delicious appetizers while you network in a fun and friendly atmosphere! These events also provide our members with the opportunity to experience firsthand, a variety of available products and services throughout our community. All of our Business After Hours events are listed on our Events page

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Member Categories

Ranked in the top 25 chambers in the state of New Jersey, finding a chamber member who can help with your business needs is easy. Take a look at the extensive list of business categories that you can connect with as a member of the Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce!

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES:

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing
  • Air Freight
  • Airlines
  • Alternative Energy Company
  • Antiques
  • Architects
  • Artists
  • Attorneys
  • Automobile Dealers
  • Automobile Manufacturer
  • Automobile Parts & Services
  • Aviation Fueling
  • Awards, Gifts & Laminating
  • Bail Bonds
  • Bakery
  • Banks
  • Business Brokers
  • Business Organizations
  • Cable Television
  • Car Rental
  • Car Wash
  • Caterers
  • Chemical Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Cleaning Service & Supplies
  • Clothing
  • Collection Agency
  • Commercial Painting
  • GPS Tracking
  • Hair & Beauty Care Spa
  • Handyman Services
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Sales & Services
  • Construction & Building Materials
  • Consultants
  • Copiers
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Cultural Resources
  • Customs Brokers
  • Disposal
  • Distributors
  • Dredging
  • Educational Services
  • Electrical Contractors
  • Employee Services
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Event Planner
  • Exhibit Supplies
  • Fax Broadcasting
  • Fences
  • Financial Services/Investments
  • Fire & Water Damage Restoration
  • Fire Proofing
  • Fitness Centers & Gyms
  • Flags
  • Floor Covering
  • Florist
  • Food Services
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Funeral Homes
  • Furniture Office & Home
  • Government Agencies
  • Healthcare Facilities & Services
  • Helicopter Tours/Flight Instruction
  • Home Appliances & Electronics
  • Home Improvement
  • Home Inspection
  • Hotels/Motels
  • Imports/Exports
  • Industrial Laundry
  • Industrial Services
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Internet Marketing
  • Jewelers
  • Landscaping
  • Laundries
  • Lighting
  • Locksmiths
  • Logistics
  • Mail Delivery Services
  • Manufacturers
  • Marketing Services
  • Movers
  • Newspapers/News Sources
  • Office Supplies
  • Oil Tank Sweeps
  • Packaging & Shipping Supplies & Services
  • Party Rentals
  • Payroll Services
  • Pest Control
  • Pet Apparel
  • Petrochemicals
  • Petroleum Related Services
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
  • Pharmacy
  • Photography
  • Pizzerias
  • Printers
  • Promotional Products
  • Property Management
  • Psychological Counseling Services
  • Public Relations
  • Publishers
  • Real Estate
  • Recycling
  • Repairs
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Trade
  • Security Services
  • Security Systems
  • Signs & Signage
  • Social Service Organizations
  • Sports Team
  • Telecommunication Services Equipment
  • Tourism Development
  • Towing
  • Training
  • Transportation Services
  • Travel Services
  • Trucks-Sales & Service
  • Utilities
  • Warehouse Services
  • Web Development & Hosting
  • Wholesale Trade

Want to Connect?

Do you want to connect with the businesses in the Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce? One of the member benefits is access to other members to help network and grow your business! Make the next 5 minutes the best business decision you'll make today!

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