The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is growing. The business advocacy group has added 20 new members since March and 37 since Matt Courtright became executive director a year ago.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is growing.
The business advocacy group has added 20 new members since March and 37 since Matt Courtright became executive director a year ago.
“We have been talking and sharing with area businesses about the benefits of being a chamber members as well as the importance,” explained Courtright, down playing his role.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit representing over 160 members and 500 businesses. It has served the area 85 years.
“The chamber speaks as one voice for the people of the community,” Courtright said. “The chamber of commerce cooperatively works with civic, social, cultural and educational organizations as well as local government to enhance living and working conditions.”
The Ti chamber Chamber serves, markets and promotes Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Hague, Moriah, Putnam and surrounding areas. TACC is also part of the Lake Champlain Region Visitor Center through the Essex County Regional Office Of Sustainable Tourism.
The new chamber members include Ticonderoga American Legion Post 224, Bill Blood Construction, Chadder Imports, Inc/Ti Mobil Mart, Community Bank, Crown Point Network Technologies, Crown Point Telephone, Fraternal Order of Eagles – Adirondack Aerie # 4410, Friends of the Crown Point Historic Site, Glenburnie Estates at Lake George, Jayna Andersen Photography, Literacy Volunteers of Essex & Franklin Counties, Moriah Community Edge/Economic Development, NBT – Latremore Insurance, Party Productions USA, Pre-tech Precision Machining, St. Mary’s Church and School, Thatcher Realty, The Locust Inn, Timberlake Photos and Tractor Supply.
“I am delighted to welcome the new members to the TACC family,” Courtright said. “A chamber membership is truly an investment in marketing and promoting your business, as well as supporting the community as a whole.”
“Here at the chamber we work hard to serve and market our members and the area,”e he added. “New members allow us to better serve the community and our area visitors.”
Courtright said there are many benefits to being a chamber member.
“It’s important for area business and organizations to be recognized as a chamber member in the Ticonderoga area community,” he said. “No single advertising effort can compare to having a year’s worth of support and promotion from the chamber on a daily basis.
“Benefits of being a chamber member include marketing, promotion, publicity and exposure, being included in the chamber directory, member and area information, member news, as well as the calendar of events. There are also opportunities for sponsorship/marketing, representation and networking. TACC also provides member referrals. Members receive chamber communications as well as access to commerce discount cards, small business support, seminars, health insurance and energy savings,” he said.
Information on the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is available by calling the chamber at 585-6619, by Email at firstname.lastname@example.org on facebook and online at www.ticonderogany.com.