Membership

2017 membership begins November 2016. Renew/Sign-Up today!

Current Member Renewal:

• Current Chamber Members may receive BOTH an electronic notice for renewal AND a printed notice / invoice, via mail. Please review your personalized notice for contact info and listing information accuracy.

You no longer need to use the online enrollment form. If you haven’t received your electronic or printed notice for this years renewal, simply email Amanda: [email protected] that you’re interested in renewing and we will follow up with you. Let us know if you want your business listing to be the “SAME” or submit the changes you’d like to see.

• Membership Renewal DUE DATE is 12.31.2016 (no late fee). If you renew AFTER 12.31.2016, there may be a $50 fee added to your membership. FINAL Membership renewal cut-off is 2.15.2017. Members not paid by this date will not be listed on the web site and or printed materials.

• You may pay via PayPal or by mailing in a check. If you would like to pay via credit card/Pay Pal – please email Amanda [email protected] Each invoice will identify the dues amount based on the 2015 dues based on the number of businesses being renewed, please adjust if needed.

Mail checks to:

Glen Lake Chamber,  PO Box 217, Glen Arbor MI 49636

If you need to update your info, web content or contact info, and/or business listing photo(s) – please email Raquel Jackson [email protected]. You may submit up to 3 high resolution photos, logo or graphics.

FREE for Members: If you’d like to have you business listed on the “Plan Your Wedding” page online, please email Raquel a relevant description and contact info to add to this page and your business listing.

If you have any questions – PLEASE first contact Amanda 231.334.3000 @ Northwoods Hardware or email her. Then, contact Katie Rabidoux, Raquel Jackson or Jeff Gietzen.

New Member Enrollment:

1. *Please fill out one form per business you are registering. (If you are renewing your previous membership, please still click the link and fill out the online form with your current/edited business description. If your description is the same, just enter “same” into the field. Please still fill out your contact info so we can make sure it’s updated).

If your business has any product or service that is related to weddings, Please include an additional description with this info when adding your business description in the online form. This additional description will be added FREE of charge to members on our Plan Your Wedding page, and also added to your business listing.

Click this link to fill out your business information.

2. You will also be sent an email and/or printed invoice with your total amount due, and details on how to pay your dues. You may pay via PayPal or by mailing in a check. If you would like to pay via credit card/Pay Pal – please email Amanda [email protected] Each invoice will identify the dues amount based on the 2015 dues based on the number of businesses being renewed, please adjust if needed.

Mail checks to:

Glen Lake Chamber,  PO Box 217, Glen Arbor MI 49636

3. Email our Marketing Director | [email protected] high resolution photos or logo/graphics (up to 3 per business). These images will be used in the business directory as well as in social media to help promote your business.

4. You’re done!


Look for our “Member News” emails throughout the year, to help us stay in touch, keep you informed, involved, and up to date with Chamber happenings, meetings, area news and community events!

Please also take a few minutes to Like the Chamber Facebook page, follow us on Twitter, and +1 your Chamber community on Google Plus. We will Like and Follow you back, as well as promote your posts and tweets throughout the year!


Take advantage of membership benefits:

As a member, you will benefit from being represented by Glen Arbor’s most visible website: glenlakechamber.com which receives hundreds of thousands of page-views per year from visitors and locals.  This number is expected to grow as we continue to expand our marketing and web presence!

Get likes & Follows & ability to share with us and get your events/offers/business features in the Chamber’s social media posts on • Google +TwitterFacebookPinterest

The Chamber represents the community and it’s members, working to market and bring more visitors to the greater Glen Lake area including: Glen Arbor, Empire, Burdickville, and The Narrows.

Plan your Up North Michigan wedding page: As a member, get listed here for FREE. Just email us an additional “wedding” description of the offerings that your business or service provides.

The design, printing and distribution of the Glen Arbor village walking-map.

The design, printing and distribution of the M-DOT Welcome Center Piece.

Chamber & Community supported events: •Winter Fest (Chili Cook Off + Fishing Contest) •Restaurant Week •BBQ & Brew Fest •4th of July Parade •Glen Arbor Sidewalk Sales •PJ Party, Tree Lighting + Caroling + Holiday Marketplace

Paid Marketing Coordinator

Monthly Member Meetings

Ability to promote your business through our Website Pages, and then get a promotional post to our Social Media accounts that show off your event, job opening or special offer:

• Submit an Event

• Glen Arbor area Job Openings

• Last Minute Cancellations

• Special Offers & Rates

Some 2014 Website Stats:

• 139,690 Pageviews/year
• 44,830 Website Sessions, by 30,240 Users
• Average time on site: 2 min 32 seconds
• 66% were NEW visitors, 34% of people were returning visitors
• 40% of visitors use tablets or mobile devices to view the site

We are excited to see the growth of these numbers as we introduce more and more options and offers through our website. Your Chamber membership includes a listing on this website in the business directory and promotion of your major events/offers throughout the year, that you submit to us. Harness the opportunity to get your business more exposure through the Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce!