Investment Benefits

You are more than a member.

Benefits of Investing

Investing in the Guthrie Chamber of Commerce allows us to work toward the growth and development of Guthrie and our surrounding area. When our community prospers — your business grows. Below are some avenues and benefits the Chamber can offer to assist in the development of your business.

Exposure

Advertising: We are an information hub. You will receive exposure through many facets such as providing information in our office and providing New Resident bags which are distributed at City Hall and Rural Water District No. 1 for new Guthrie residents.

Website: Our website receives between 1,000 to 3,500 hits per month. GuthrieChamber.com contains a full business directory, calendar of events and can include your logo as well. (Ask for details)

Social Media: We are extremely active on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We push out information daily! Our social media is a great resource for giving our Chamber Investors more exposure.

Event Sponsorships: Market your business while supporting a Chamber event. There are many opportunities available throughout the year to fit any businesses budget including but not limited to Chamber Banquet, Cornhole Tournament, Golf Tournament, etc.

Weekly Email Blast: Our weekly email is sent out to over 1,500 people. You can promote an event, special or even have your logo on it every week. (Ask for details)

Investor to Investor Program: This program allows you to offer discounts to other businesses and to also take advantage of other business discounts. This encourages shopping local and promoting each other’s businesses! To view current discounts and get your information added visit our promotions page.

#ChooseGuthrie: We promote shopping local through our #ChooseGuthrie campaign. When you shop Guthrie, you provide much needed sales tax dollars to our city, and it also helps our local business community support our many wonderful non-profit organizations.

Ribbon Cutting: We host ceremonies for all new businesses, major remodels and business relocations.

Tourism: We promote Guthrie through our Chamber Directory, trade shows, advertising in numerous travel magazines and utilizing Social Media.

Online Directory, Calendar & Login: All investors of the Chamber are listed in the searchable business directory, access to calendar to share upcoming events and your own login to give access to your account online at GuthrieChamber.com.

Chamber Guide to Guthrie: Yearly magazine put out by the Chamber that highlights all of Guthrie’s events, attractions and venues. Every Chamber investor has a listing as well as the opportunity to have an ad. Given to new residents, placed in hotels and business in town, and beyond. This year they were placed in business in Edmond and OKC and have gone as far as Israel and Australia.

Relationship Building

Networking: We provide networking opportunities, including our weekly Chamber Coffees (anywhere from 40-80 people) and monthly Business After Hours. (Average around 20)

Committees: The combined efforts of all the Chamber committees (Ambassadors, Business Council, Education & Workforce and Legislation) lend support to the quality of life afforded in Guthrie that attracts people to move, work and live here.

Business Spotlight: Twice a month we chose a business to focus on. Promotion done through weekly newsletter, blog, social media and at events. Available upon request.

Business Advocacy

Legislative Advocacy: The Chamber advocates to support issues that will better our community at the local, regional, state, and federal levels. We strive to make sure the voices of Guthrie area businesses are represented.

Legislative Forum: This forum provides an opportunity for you to be an advocate for Guthrie and express your questions and concerns before our area legislators and business leaders. Investor participation produce opportunities to discuss incentive programs, immigration, to our state budget.

For more information on Chamber membership, please e-mail Brittany@guthriechamber.com or contact a member of our team at 405-282-1947.

"I joined the Chamber to help bridge the gap between the business community, the City of Guthrie, organizations, our schools and neighbors because we are all invested. When we work together with the help of the Chamber, we thrive as a community. "

Menecca Gibbs, Owner of Cleveland & Co. Mercantile

"I love being an investor in the Guthrie Chamber of Commerce. It's great to be a part of the business community in Logan County. They provide us with a lot of marketing and sponsorship opportunities and our investment is well worth it every year!"

Blake Wimsey, Foundation Insurance & Risk Management

"The Guthrie Chamber of Commerce is a great partner in the community. As an active Church, it is important to us to be connected to businesses and other organizations that value relationship within the community. The Chamber goes above and beyond to make sure everyone stays connected with weekly events and fun activities. We love being a part of the Chamber!"

Ronnie Fields, First Christian Church

"The Guthrie News Leader regularly partners with the chamber as our goals are the same: connect businesses to the community. We not only enjoy attending the events the chamber presents, but also co-sponsoring events together. We’ve met new customers, contacts and lifelong friends through the chamber and we consider them part of our team."

Karan Ediger, Publisher for the Guthrie News Leader