New Member Trail Map

We are delighted to welcome you to the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce! Below are trail markers to guide you towards fully leveraging your membership.

Your Member Profile on Carbondale.com

Ensuring that your Carbondale.com member profile is complete will result in better visibility for fellow members and prospective customers. Click here for a step-by-step video tutorial on updating your profile, including business description, logo, photos and more. Your profile is also a one stop-shop for billing, event registration, marketing, and more. If you ever have trouble logging in, call the Chamber at (970) 963-1890 or e-mail and we will get you up and running. 

Posting on Carbondale.com

Included in your membership you have access to Carbondale.com to market events, deals and available positions at no extra cost.

  • Hot Deals, such as limited-time offer, sale, promo package, etc. (video tutorial here)
  • Job postings (video tutorial here)
  • Events post (video tutorial here)
  • Banner ads. If you joined at the Avalanche Creek, Crystal River or Mt. Sopris tier, your membership includes a Carbondale.com banner ad! 

Business-to-Business Networking

  • Business After Hours. Business After Hours (BAH) events are held every third Wednesday of the month from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, and provide the opportunity to shake hands, generate leads and increase business visibility.
  • Quarterly Luncheon. Take advantage of these educational opportunities for businesses of all kinds to learn about and discuss a variety of topics related to business.
  • Annual Business Conference. This event, held annually the 3rd Wednesday of September, is an opportunity for the business community to come together, share best practices, network, participate in classes, discussions, presentations, and promote their business. Each year, the conference addresses specific concerns for businesses in the current economic climate.
  • LEADS Networking Group. The purpose of the LEADS Networking Group is to allow members from various professional backgrounds in the Roaring Fork Valley to support each other’s businesses, increase business opportunities for its members, and enhance friendships among members.
  • Volunteer Opportunities. The Posse is the volunteer and goodwill committee of the Carbondale Chamber who help organize Business After Hours, ribbon cuttings and other Chamber events, and represents the Chamber in a professional and positive manner. If you are interested in joining the Posse, please contact the Chamber at (970) 963-1890 or chamber@carbondale.com.

eCommunications

  • Weekly eNews (included in membership) consists of text only, up to 10 sentences, with business logo and “learn more” link. Due to katie@carbondale.com by noon on Wednesdays.
  • Monthly eFlyer ($10) consists of PDF flyers and “learn more” links. Due to katie@carbondale.com by noon on the last Wednesday of the month.
  • Stand-Alone eFlyer ($100) flexible content sent as a solo ad. Send date is flexible.

Gift Certificate Program

This no-cost program directs dollars back to our local business community by allowing recipients to #shopsmall. The Chamber sells customized gift certificates, redeemable at our participating Chamber businesses. Call the Chamber at (970) 963-1890 or e-mail to opt-in to the Carbondale Chamber Gift Certificate Program and be added to our brochure of participating businesses. Click here to view the brochure (updated March 1, 2018).

Referral Rewards Program

If you refer a business to join the Carbondale Chamber you will receive a $25 Carbondale Chamber Gift Certificate as a thank-you from us! (Certificate will be issued once payment from the new member had been received.)

Business Conference Sponsorship opportunities

  • Sign up for an expo table at the annual Carbondale Chamber Business Conference (Avalanche Creek tier and above)
  • Company banner at Business Conference (Avalanche Creek tier and above)
  • Luncheon table sponsor at Business Conference (Crystal River tier and above)

Focus Group

For levels Avalanche Creek and above, join fellow business leaders in guided, business-related discussions. 

 

Please reach out to us at (970) 963-1890 or chamber@carbondale.com with questions about your benefits.