New Member Benefits

We provide an additional marketing package for new members of the Urbandale Chamber during the first year of membership.  These marketing benefits include:

 Free 30-second recorded spot to be aired in the Chamber’s Cumulus Media radio commercial for two weekends ($1,178 VALUE)

Free order of custom pens with an appointment from Allegra Marketing Services

Opportunity to have a display table at a member luncheon or breakfast with an introduction to the attendees ($175 VALUE)

New member announcement on all of our social media platforms including  Facebook. Linked In and Twitter

New member announcement in the chamber monthly e-newsletter which reaches approximately 3,900 people

Benefits of Membership

Complimentary and automatic dual membership with the Greater Des Moines Partnership, extending your reach across the metro

Access to the Urbandale Chamber’s 401(k) Retirement Program (MEAP) designed to save businesses time and money in the administration of a 401(k) program for their employees, while creating individual, customized plans  

Business listing on the Urbandale Chamber website and the Greater Des Moines Partnership to generate leads and referrals

Member-only ticket pricing to the annual Central Iowa Business Conference – approximate attendance 400 (Henry Winkler, Jack Stack and Justin Patton keynotes scheduled in 2022)

Ability to advertise open jobs for free on the Chamber’s website, which are also pushed to local colleges and universities to post on their job boards

Ability to meet and interact with local elected officials

Member-only opportunity to advertise Special Deals/Offers on the Chamber’s website for free, which are also posted as “Hot Deals” on the Chamber’s social media

Free social media posts (Facebook & Twitter) for events, specials, new programs, new employees etc. (approximately 4,000 Facebook followers, 3,200 Twitter Followers)

Member-only opportunity for business owners to come together monthly to talk about real-time issues (MOXIE)

Ability to receive timely alerts impacting business from scams to important information during times of crisis

Opportunity to participate in a referral-share group called Contacts & Contracts

Inclusion in the annual Business Resource Guide Magazine mailed to all businesses in Urbandale, all members of the Chamber throughout the metro and distributed throughout the year

Ribbon cutting for your business to celebrate a grand opening or a significant milestone/anniversary

Ability to post press releases on the Chamber’s website and on the Chamber’s social media pages for free

Ability to use the Chamber’s board room for free to conduct meetings ($100 VALUE)

Ability to post a Urbandale Chamber of Commerce window decal at your place of business indicating a member in good standing

Ability to use the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce logo on your website to show affiliation

Opportunity to partner with the Chamber through sponsorships for even more visibility

Opportunity to grow connections and spheres of influence

Professional and Employee development opportunities throughout the year

Member pricing for employees 21-40 years old interested in participating in GenYP, the Chamber’s Young Professional Program

Opportunity to elevate your brand in the business community and showcase civic-mindedness

Opportunity to build a pipeline of leads through the website, networking events, programs and relationships

Ability to purchase Business Directory mailing labels

Opportunity to be known as a community leader

Ability to reach new Urbandale residents and promote your business to them

Ability to invest in the economic development and growth of our community