Membership Information

We'd love to have you join the Walton Chamber!

Below are the various membership options that we offer along with the corresponding member benefits! Contact WCCC staff with any questions.

Business Membership

Business Plan Membership $345

Benefits, Marketing & Services:

  • Member of the Georgia Chamber Small Business Alliance
  • Networking opportunities – Access to more than 40 events annually
    • Annual Banquet
    • Casino Night & Auction
    • Annual Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament
    • Coffee & Connections
    • Mingle, Jingle, Sip & Shop Event
    • Annual Clay Shoot
    • Monthly Membership Luncheons
    • Walton 5K & Half Marathon Race
    • Business After Hours
    • Referral Group Involvement
    • Committee Volunteer
    • Education Programs
  • Inclusion in Chamber member referrals by staff and on-line
  • Chamber Website
    • Member Directory- alphabetical and categorical listing
    • Job Postings
    • Hot Deals
    • Events
  • Members Only Pricing for Events
  • New Members highlighted in chamber e-news
  • Promotion of your business in Membership Matters e-news, social media and web-site calendar
  • Access to Leading Business Information
  • Member Recognition – Membership decal and use of logo
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Information displayed in Chamber lobby – business cards, brochures, flyers
  • Access to chamber database and mailing labels for a nominal fee
  • Opportunity to sponsor chamber events
  • Advertising welcome package
  • Two Business Representatives receiving mail and emails
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Ribbon Cutting/Ground Breaking services
  • Annual investment is 85% tax deductible as a business expense
  • Discounted member pricing from Constant Contact

Business Membership $345

Total Package Value: $1,950

“Newcomers to the Walton County community, as well as long term and native residents, reach out to the Walton County Chamber of Commerce for referrals of goods and services from established businesses and trusted professionals.  Through their marketing efforts via website, internet, print, and just good old fashioned networking, our Golf & Country Club has received several such referrals resulting in a significant increase to our membership.”

-Tracie Mauldin, Membership

Join as Business Membership

Enterprise Membership

Enterprise Plan Membership $550

Benefits, Marketing & Services: 

The Enterprise Membership level includes ALL of the benefits of the Business Plan level, PLUS

  • $100 Event Dollars
  • $300 Sponsorship Dollars

Enterprise Membership $550

Total Package Value: $2,350

“The Walton County Chamber of Commerce is one of the most valuable resources I have in my businesses. Teri Smiley, Kerie Rowe and the entire staff affords me the extra benefit of a source needed to help market and promote my businesses as well as provide beneficial networking opportunities through the events and publications sponsored by the Chamber. Not only does the Walton County Chamber help to expose my businesses to the surrounding community they support and care about each and every member. Walton County is very lucky to have this level of local support for small businesses under the leadership of Teri Smiley and the Chamber staff.”

-Susan Boss, Southern Belle Boutique, Boss Brothers Country Store 

“The Walton County Chamber is the standard bearer of Chambers in Georgia.  It has been a cornerstone to the growth of my agencies over the past 17 years in Walton County. The relationships we’ve built, the networking and advertising opportunities available, and the ability to “plug-in” where necessary sets our Chamber apart from any other. If you’re looking to be a part of the business community and grow your business, start at the Walton County Chamber!”

-Peyton Pettus, MDRT, Presidents Club, State Farm Insurance 

“Our membership in the Walton County Chamber of Commerce has been a huge asset to the growth of our company. The Walton Chamber has provided us the opportunity to meet so many great people in the local governments and other like-minded business people who truly care about our community and the spirit of team work. These relationships are important for the future of our success.”

-Renee Park, Co-Owner, TAPP Plumbing

Join as Enterprise Membership

Classic Membership

Classic Plan Membership $1,250

Benefits, Marketing & Services:

The Classic Membership level includes all of the benefits of the Business Plan level, PLUS

  • $600 Event Dollars
  • $1,100 Sponsorship Dollars
  • 3 Additional Business Representatives 

Classic Membership $1,250 Total

Package Value: $3,685

"Whether you are a new business in Walton County or one that has been operating for many years, membership in the chamber is a key component to long-term success. The relationships you build with the community in general and the business community specifically through your membership in the chamber will be extremely beneficial to your business now and in the future. Walton County is a tremendous place to own and operate a business, and I can tell you from experience that a big reason for that is the outstanding work done on a consistent basis by the Walton County Chamber of Commerce staff and its volunteers.”

 - PATRICK GRAHAM, PUBLISHERWALTON TRIBUNE

“Over the past almost 24 years as a Chamber member, I have built fabulous friendships with other business leaders in our community. That is the #1 reason to become involved with the Chamber! My agency gets referrals and new clients as a result of just being involved. You have to show up, get on a committee, roll up your sleeves, have fun and everything else will fall into place!”

-Patti Souther, Owner AgentState Farm Insurance

Join as Classic Membership

Premium Membership

Premium Plan Membership $1,850

Benefits, Marketing & Services:

The Premium Membership level includes all of the benefits of the Business Plan level, PLUS

  • $1,200 Event Dollars
  • $1,200 Sponsorship Dollars
  • 3 Additional Business Representatives
  • An Additional Business Directory Listing 

Premium Membership $1,850

Total Package Value: $4,285

“When I started my business in a new-to-me community, I thought the best way to get to know my potential market would be to get involved in the local community. It was a natural first step to join the Walton County Chamber of Commerce. 10 years later and I can easily say over 75% of my clientele comes from a direct relationship built through the Chamber or a referral from a chamber member. I truly believe in the cliché “People Do Business With People They Know & Trust,” what better way to get to know people and build trustworthy relationships than through involvement in your local chamber. As far as ROI, the Chamber membership has far surpassed any other investment of marketing funds and time in growing my business.”

- Ginny Givens CEO Ginny’s Custom Embroidery Inc.

Join as Premium Membership

Executive Membership

Executive Plan Membership $2,800

Benefits, Marketing & Services:
The Executive Membership level includes all of the benefits of the Business Plan level, PLUS

  • $1,700 Event Dollars
  • $2,300 Sponsorship Dollars
  • 5 Additional Business Representatives 
  • Two Additional Business Directory Listing
  • Logo on the Walton Chamber and the Buy Local web-site sponsor banners


Executive Membership $2,800

Total Package Value: $6,210

“As a non-profit organization, being a part of the Walton County Chamber of Commerce has allowed our district to build invaluable relationships with local businesses and community stakeholders. Through the Chamber's unique Walton Proud initiative, we have been able to work alongside other public and private schools in our county to promote outstanding educational opportunities for all students in the area. We are thankful for the Chamber's continued support of our district and look forward to continuing our long-standing partnership.”

- Dr. Nathan Franklin, Superintendent Walton County School District

 

“As an active member of the Walton County Chamber of Commerce, we continually have the opportunity to build strong relationships with business and individuals alike within our community. Building strong relationships often grows into excellent referrals which continue to advance Liberty First Bank.”

- Dawn Griffin, President/CEO Liberty First Bank

Join as Executive Membership

Platinum Membership

Platinum Plan Membership $5,050

Benefits, Marketing & Services:
The Executive Membership level includes all of the benefits of the Business Plan level, PLUS

  • $2,200 Event Dollars
  • $4,400 Sponsorship Dollars
  • 10 Additional Business Representatives
  • Four Additional Business Directory Listing
  • Logo on the Walton Chamber and the Buy Local website sponsor banners


Executive Membership $5,050

Total Package Value: $8,845

“When coming to Walton County and the Bank in 1997, I quickly learned that the Walton County Chamber of Commerce is one of the most important organizations in our community! I have since encouraged every new member of our Athens First team to get involved on a committee that interests them as they will realize immediate benefits from the relationships and connections made.”

“The Chamber has a long history of supporting and promoting every sector of our community, including small and large business, our local cities and county government and our public and private schools systems. The Chamber’s presence is noticeable in almost every event or activity you will find in Walton County. I would strongly recommend all new and existing business owners to take the time to connect with our Chamber staff and let them help you find ways to be more engaged in our community and ultimately more successful!”

- Meredith Malcom Senior Vice President Athens First Bank & Trust

“Walton EMC operates on co-operative principles and our 7th cooperative principal, “Concern for our Community” we strongly support. Belonging to our local Walton County Chamber of Commerce allows us to network, support local businesses and build relationships with community leaders. Through our membership, we are also knowledgeable of the needs of community organizations and are able to work with them to help make our county the best and strongest it can be as we pave the way for our future.”

- Kathy Ivie, Youth & Community Specialist Walton EMC

Join as Platinum Membership

Chairman's Circle

Chairman's Circle Membership $10,000

Benefits, Marketing & Services: 

The Chairman’s Circle Membership level includes all of the benefits of the Business Plan level, PLUS

  • $3,000 Event Dollars
  • $5,000 Sponsorship Dollars
  • Unlimited Business Representatives
  • Unlimited Business Directory Listing 
  • Guaranteed participant in Leadership Walton - $680 fee included 
  • Traveling Banner Sponsor
  • Logo on all emails sent from the Walton Chamber Office to membership, volunteers, etc.
  • Organization profile on the Chamber Web-site 
  • Invitation to attend the Washington D.C. Fly-In with GA Chamber (when Walton attends)
  • Invitation to visit Georgia Capitol with Leadership Walton

Chairman’s Circle Membership $10,000

Total Package Value: $15,600

Join as Chairman's Circle

Additional Business

This membership level is available ONLY to companies who currently have another membership level at a Business Membership or higher level.  This is a discount for a 2nd (or more) business listing.  

Additional Business $150

Join as Additional Business

Silver Star Membership

 This is the only individual-based membership the Chamber offers. To qualify, you must be a retired individual no longer working for a for-profit company.

Silver Star Membership $100

Join as Silver Star Membership

Non-Profit Membership

For qualifying 501 (c)(3) or 501 (c)(6) entities. You must be able to show proof for eligibility.

Non-Profit Membership $195

Join as Non-Profit Membership

Government

For this membership level, you must be state or county government.

Government Membership $100

 

Join as Government

Elected Official

For this membership level, you must be an individual who works for state or county government.  

Elected Official Membership $100

Join as Elected Official
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