We have multiple and varying opportunities for you to advertise your business. From having a banner ad on the Chamber’s website, putting your logo on weekly emails, or showing your support on signage for specific events. Your membership with the Chamber gains you exclusive opportunities to enhance and leverage a small advertising budget.
Chamber Investment & Sponsorship Opportunities
Our Partnership Opportunities Program – or POP – is the most efficient way for you to personalize your investment with the Chamber while maximizing the benefits to you, your employees, and your business. POPs are completed annually with a large variety of opportunities.
Chamber members who invest $2,500 or more annually, are our Legacy Members. Legacy Members receive exclusive opportunities from the Chamber as well as additional advertising and recognition.
To learn more about the program click here 2017 POP
Please note: Many of the 2017 Partnership Opportunities have already been committed to specific businesses. Please contact us for additional details if you’re interested in participating.
We have several working committees perfect for the member’s leadership team and employees to volunteer and support the work of the Chamber, and Muskogee, as your time allows. Find the right ones to fit your needs and to involve your employees in the community.
Our current standing committees that are open to all Chamber members are:
Chair: Cheryl Leatherman; Staff Liaison: Angie O’Neal
Promotes and supports local businesses associated with all components of agriculture, including the Farmer’s Market. The work of this committee supports the annual Muskogee Regional Junior Livestock Show and hosts an Ag Appreciation Dinner each fall. They meet the second Thursday of every month at 3:30 p.m. in the Georgia Pacific Board Room at the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce.
Chair: Mike Trimble; Staff Liaison: Kevin Igert
This committee works to ensure our members have the full support of the Chamber and are provided opportunities such as ribbon cuttings, open house, and ground breaking events. The committee meets the first Wednesday of every month over lunch at a Chamber Member restaurant.
Chamber Golf Classic Planning Committee:
Chair: Mike Trimble; Staff Liaison: Sherry Pilant
The planning committee for our annual golf tournament meets January – April to plan this fun event. The meetings are typically held on a Friday at 12:00 noon over lunch at the Muskogee Country Club.
Magic Holiday Promotions Committee:
Chair: Darrell Hamby; Staff Liaison: Angela Wilson
Plans and implements the annual Magic Holiday Giveaway event and community-wide retail promotion campaign. This program increases awareness of local retailers, encourages people to shop local, and increases sales tax revenue for the city of Muskogee. The committee typically meets every few weeks in August – December.
Muskogee Vision Committee:
Chair: Jim Eaton; Staff Liaison: D.J. Thompson
The mission and purpose of this think tank is to dream, visualize, and discuss a vision for Muskogee and often serves as an incubator for ideas that improve and foster a positive image for Muskogee. This high energy committee meets the third Friday of every month for a 7:30 a.m. breakfast in the Georgia Pacific Board Room at the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce.
Military & Veterans Affairs Committee:
Chair: Gordan Carline; Staff Liaison: Angela Wilson
This committee helps the Chamber stay connected to our military and veteran personnel in the workforce, and their families who reside in Muskogee. The annual Veteran Appreciation and Awards event, and all the ancillary activities around the Dinner, are guided by this committee. Meetings are held monthly on the first Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the Georgia Pacific Board Room at the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce.
Paul Revere Legislative Affairs Committee:
Chair: Jerry McPeak; Staff Liaison: D.J. Thompson
This committee oversees all of the government relations and legislative policy programs of the Chamber, including candidate forums, elected officials roundtables and other events. The committee meets the fourth Friday of the month at 7:30 a.m. in the Georgia Pacific Board Room at the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce.
Chair: Jim Blair; Staff Liaison: Ashley Wilbourn
The Muskogee Chamber of Commerce is the designated provider of tourism services and activities for the City of Muskogee. Our Tourism Committee brings together a multitude of interested citizens and businesses and is made up of Chamber Board Members, City Council members and their appointees, as well as other stakeholders in the community. They oversee and guide all of our tourism activities and initiatives, including our community support grant process. The committee meets the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30 p.m. in the Georgia Pacific Board Room at the Muskogee Chamber of Commerce.
Women’s Leadership Committee:
Chair: Phyllis Spriggs; Staff Liaison: Angela Wilson
This group of extraordinary women meets from January – July of each year to plan one of the largest women’s events in the region. The Chamber’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference and Awards Luncheon draws approximately 200 women every year. The committee plans the conference from start to finish, including securing speakers, planning a fashion show, constructing informative and education conference sessions, and awarding local women who have made a difference. The committee typically meets on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. from January – June.
To learn more about the Women’s Leadership Conference click here.
From time to time, on an as needed basis, the Chamber will form specialized or ad-hoc committees to help meet our mission or the needs of our membership. If there is something you are particularly interested in, please let us know.
The Chamber strives to find strategic communication methods, keep members well-informed on Chamber related information, Tourism, as well as other pertinent matters, and help our membership advertise and market their business in the community.
- Chamber Members receive a weekly Monday Morning Memo that keeps them informed of current Chamber activities, committee meetings, and events.
- A Fun Things to Do This Weekend email is distributed to over 2,000 addresses every Thursday morning. This email is not limited to just the Chamber membership. It gives you an opportunity to share fun things to do in Muskogee with your co-workers and friends and also could serve as an additional marketing tool for your business.
- Chamber members receive priority placement in our Visitor and Welcome Packets, and our Relocation Guides.
- Publicly advertised Ribbon Cutting, Ground Breaking and Member Spotlight ceremonies put your business in local newspapers, on multiple social media sites, and on our web site.
- Chamber members receive premier advertising in the Chamber office, on social media, and in all Muskogee Tourist Information Centers.
Need advice and guidance on public relations, advertising or various methods of marketing for your business? Look no further! Our members may make an appointment with any of our staff to receive general guidance, recommendations, templates and other tools to fulfill your marketing plan. Contact Kevin Igert to discuss your needs and make an appointment with the appropriate staff member.
You and your business are important to us! We also know every business is different and has a different set of needs at different times. Our staff are here to help you and will make your business needs a priority. Please don’t hesitate to contact any of our staff team with questions or for information you may need.
For questions regarding your membership please contact Kevin Igert, Membership Services Director via email at email@example.com, or by calling 918.628.2401.
Getting involved in the community can help a start-up or small business grow exponentially. We have several working committees that help you get involved in the Chamber and interact with a diverse group of the community. If you’re interested in serving, or having one of your employees become more active, take a look at our current committee list here.
If you’re business can benefit from additional public relations, marketing and advertising, we can help! By being a Chamber member we help promote your business in a variety of ways. Many of these promotions are free to you as a benefit of your membership. In addition, we offer consultation services, small business rates, and partnership opportunities for companies that want larger sponsorships and advertising with Chamber events and activities. Contact us and let us help you customize something that fits your business needs.
View Event and Program Sponsorship Opportunities here
View a digital Advertising Rate Sheet here