Membership & Benefits
1. Making a Difference
The Chamber works to ensure that
2. Helping Members Grow
No matter what your vision is for your business' future, the Chamber is prepared to help you achieve your goals and take your business to the next level. The Chamber's wide range of programs and services will help you attract new customers, expand your business base, reduce your cost of doing business and assist with connections that will further your business goals.
Why should I join The Chamber of Commerce of
Protecting entrepreneurs and employers from escalating health and workers comp rates, and other increasing business costs is a full-time effort requiring resources and support. Thatís why we fight hard for you at the State Capitol, preserving your right to manage effectively and control costs to your business.
In addition to defeating onerous regulatory and legislative challenges, the Chamber is the leading organization pro-actively supporting improvements in education, transportation, and so much more.
Your membership commitment, along with your fellow business leaders, provides the Chamber with necessary resources to get the job done. Our success is based entirely on your willingness to support us. Your investment impacts the entire state and truly makes a difference.
What types of companies join the Chamber?
The Chamber represents small, medium and large businesses. Our membership reflects the diversity of our state as a whole. We represent the interests of all business types from for-profit and non-profit businesses to sole proprietors. More than 75 percent of our members are small businesses, a reflection of
Since our founding in 1850 the Chamber has been the largest organization supporting the business community. We have established some of the most important programs and organizations supporting the health and economic growth of the state. Created by business leaders over 156 years ago, we remain committed to supporting the needs of
As a member-drive organization, the Chamber surveys our membership to determine priorities. With the support of the Chamber committees, the Chambers Business Advocates advocate for those priorities. The Chamber is recognized as the official voice of the business community.
Iím considering membership in my local chamber. Is there a difference between my local chamber and the state chamber?
Donít delay, join your local chamber today. Your local chamber works hard to open business opportunities in your community and your investment in your local chamber is as important as paying your electric bill or even your rent.
While local chambers play a very active and important role in enhancing your local community, the state chamber aggressively acts on state legislation and regulation which, if left unchecked, may have a devastating effect on your right to run a profitable business, free from government intervention and red-tape. We strongly suggest supporting both your local chamber and your state Chamber.
How much does it cost?
Supporting the Chamber is not only simple, itís an investment that pays for itself all year long. Basic chamber membership for all firms generally is based on revenue or number of employees. For information, call our account executives at 808-545-4300 or apply on-line.
What benefits will I receive?
Numerous promotional and marketing opportunities are available to give your company exposure. Networking opportunities are held throughout the year that can increase your client and referral base. You and your employees will have access to discount and benefits provided by other Chamber members. Most importantly you have an opportunity to get involved and use your voice through numerous avenues to support business growth and truly make a difference.
How much time do I have to invest as a Chamber member?
Membership in the Chamber takes as much or as little time as you want it to. Many of our members choose what is most practical and beneficial for the effective operating and growth of their business.
Some members, on the other hand, choose to participate in the legislative process by sitting on our committees and task forces, thereby shaping Hawaii's legislation.
I read about the Chamber in the newspaper, what are your priorities?
The Chamber is routinely quoted in various newspapers on topics ranging from education to workersí comp. Our priorities for the upcoming legislative session includes: addressing taxes, regulatory issues, healthcare, workersí compensation, workforce development, including quality of education, lack of affordable housing and traffic and transportation issue.