The Southern Crescent Small Business Chamber is more than just an advocacy group. We are more than just a trade organization. We are a subscription-based business development resource.
We realize that when it comes right down to it you have a choice. There are other chambers that can provide you with access to resources, tools, and an influential network.
We encourage our subscriber-members to join their local chambers. The truth is if it's good for your business, we support the endeavor.
Southern Crescent is an inclusive regional chamber that can collaborate and partner with your local chamber and other membership organizations to ensure you have at your fingertips everything you need to strengthen and grow your business.
That's why we we provide a 50% discount on the subscription dues for your first year of membership if you belong to your local chamber or another member-based trade organization.
Our Three Primary Subscriptions
We offer three access levels for subscriber-members.
Recommended for those individuals that have an idea, but have not yet formed a business and need access to information and a platform to ask questions. Virtual membership provides you with access to the one thing that can make the difference between a successful launch and no launch at all - the right information.
As a Virtual subscriber, you get access to:
Recommended for small businesses that are not currently generating revenues. This plan focuses on training, education and workshops on how to start and or grow your business. It will also appeal to the small business that is looking for an opportunity to gain additional exposure to potential clients and potential teaming partners, the Basic Business Rider adds four valuable benefits to any access level:
In addition to having access to the same features our Virtual Subscribers use, subscriber-members at the Basic Business level get:
Most subscriber-members will choose to have access to Chamber benefits and resources at the Business Exchange level. In addition to getting the same benefits available to our Virtual and Basic Business subscribers, Chamber affiliates with Business Exchange subscriptions also get:
Our Subscription Add-Ons
In addition to our three subscription levels, Southern Crescent subscriber-members can expand their access to benefits and features with add-on services. Subscription Add on's are for those businesses that want and or need ongoing, weekly coaching and business development. For a fraction of what you would pay a consultant, you get monthly and ongoing access to the best business consultants in the business. Think of it this way. For 99.99 a month you get access to subject matter experts that charge 225.00 Per Hour.
We currently offer three different add-on services:
Business Development Rider
One of the key benefits of joining a small business chamber like Southern Crescent is the opportunity for collaborative planning and accountability.
We developed our Business Exchange Rider to provide support and direction for subscriber-members who would most benefit from having access to a community of like-minded individuals who can help develop and build strategies to fuel business growth, on an weekly basis.
No man, woman, or business is an island. The most successful entrepreneurs and the greatest business minds have mentors and participate in mastermind groups that will hold them accountable for implementing ideas and strategies.
The Business Exchange Rider is the perfect add-on service for subscriber-members who are looking for weekly interaction, and ongoing business development services, including workshops, and to collaborate regularly with other Chamber members for the purpose of cross marketing and or doing business with each other.
The benefits of the Business Exchange Rider include:
If your non-profit is ready to find and secure federal or corporate funding, the Non-profit Rider can provide you with the support, tools, and insights you need to successfully identify and win grants. The Southern Crescent team specifically designed the Non-profit Rider to help organizations like yours identify and secure grants and corporate gifts.
The benefits of the Non-Profit Rider include:
Who Should Join?
We are a regional chamber. Any Start-Up, Small, Minority, Woman, Veteran or RURAL Owned business that is located in Or wants to do Business s in the southeast region of the United States: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia , Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida. The Deep South: various definitions, usually including Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and South Carolina.
Joining the Southern Crescent Small Business Chamber is simple and straight forward.
Getting stronger with our chamber!