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MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

There are so many benefits to joining the Katahdin Area Chamber of Commerce. We invite you to become a member. We will work hard to promote and help your business to grow.

  • The Chamber of Commerce operates a visitor center in Millinocket servicing thousands of visitors to the Katahdin Region year round. We have Member brochures, flyers, and promotional material available for visitors. Direct business referrals are also made for Chamber members as a result of visitor inquiries by phone, internet, social media or in person at our visitor center.
  • The Chamber of Commerce website services thousands of visitors monthly. As a member, your business receives a listing on the official Chamber website including an email and website link. Additional paid advertising opportunities also exist for website listings for Chamber members only. You also have the opportunity to advertise special travel packages in conjunction with other Chamber members on our website.
  • Our Board meetings are monthly; we also gather as a Chamber with all members who participate at least 4 times a year.  These meetings are great for networking and learning from other Chamber members.
  • As a Chamber member, you are encouraged to participate in Chamber sponsored events such as the Trails End Festival, and Christmas in Katahdin.
  • The Chamber of Commerce affiliations with The Maine Highlands, Maine State Chamber of Commerce, Maine Tourism Association, Maine Snowmobile Association , and Katahdin Trails.

Additional advertising opportunities with the Katahdin Area Chamber of Commerce are also available including:

  • KACC-SnowMap2019, KACC-SnowMap2019 – 12,000 trail maps are produced and are available locally at Chamber member locations, the two visitor centers and mailed to prospective visitors that request it via phone or email.
  • Katahdin Area Visitor Guide – Visitor Guides are available at the visitor centers in Millinocket as well as the seven visitor centers located throughout the State of Maine. The Visitor Guide is mailed to prospective visitors that request it by phone or via our website or email. Your business receives a free advertising listing in the Katahdin Region Official Visitor Guide. Additional paid advertising opportunities within the Visitors Guide are also available.
  • Maine Invites You – a visitors guide to Maine’s travel and tourism industry offers reduced prices on coop ads in this major publication.

MEMBER MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES

Website Advertising – In addition to the basic business listing that all members receive with their membership, there are a variety of online advertising opportunities for members.

Graphic ads are static ads placed on the category pages: Stay, Play, Live, Eat, Shop, Work. Cost is per ad with a discount on two or more. Each type has specific design requirements for quality purposes and must meet approval by our design team. You may choose to place ads on one, two, three or four applicable category pages for your organization. One free horizontal or vertical ad is included for Cornerstone Members, which counts towards the discount. Ads run for the full membership year but can be updated/changed by request.

Square Graphic

A square, static ad placed along the right hand side of directory listings.

One ad, per organization, per category page. Up to (4) applicable category pages.

One for $100, Two for $190, Three for $270 or Four for $340

Vertical Graphic

A vertical, rectangular, static ad placed along the right hand side of directory listings.

One ad, per organization, per category page. Up to (4) applicable category pages.

One for $200, Two for $375, Three for $525 or Four for $650

Horizontal Graphic

A horizontal, rectangular, static ad placed within directory listings, acting as a page break. One ad, per organization, per category page. Up to (4) applicable

category pages.

One for $200, Two for $375, Three for $525 or Four for $650

 

Chamber Website Premium Ads

Premium ads are rotating (static if only one organization enrolls) ads placed on the category pages: Stay, Play, Live, Eat, Shop, Work. Cost is per ad with a discount on two or more. The premium ad requires specific design requirements for quality purposes and must meet approval by our design team. You may choose to place ads on one, two, three or four applicable category pages for your organization. Ads run for the full membership year but can be updated/changed by request.

Premium Horizontal Banner

A horizontal, rectangular ad placed at the top of category page in premium ad space which provides the greatest level of visibility. 

One ad, per organization, per category page. Up to (4) applicable category pages.

One for $300, Two for $550, Three for $750 or Four for $900

In other words: buy THREE, save $150 + get the FOURTH FREE!

 

Mailings

 We receive inquiries in person, via phone, mail, website and email on a regular basis for general information on our area. These inquiries range from specific, to nonspecific — from tourists to potential new residents. As a member you can opt into our mailing program. For one flat fee of ($100) you can choose to be included in one, or both of our packages that we send out. The first is our Visitor Package, in which we include member businesses that opt in, as well as our Visitor’s Guide, snowmobile maps (seasonally) and regional information; our second package is that which is geared towards New Residents. Members must provide us with mailing literature — i.e. brochures, rack cards, business cards, flyers, or other publications — to mail.

Opt into Visitor Package and/or New Resident Package

One or both for $100.00

 

Discover Katahdin Mobile App

Opt into our mobile app annually to be listed alongside other participating member businesses, offline, anytime and anywhere. Also on our app are recreational maps, policies, trip suggestions and more! Can be downloaded from the Google Play Store, the App Store and the Microsoft Store, so it is compatible with all of your devices. Members must submit their own listing at

discoverkatahdin.com, after payment has been submitted to the Chamber. When visitors and locals alike install the app on their phone, they are given instant FREE access to all that the app contains; this information then becomes available to them even when out of cell service or WIFI range — if they can power on their device, they can view the content. Listing on app is included with Cornerstone Membership.

$50 — New Listing $40 — Renewed listing

 

 

1’x1’ Rental Space at our Visitor’s Center

Purchase a 1’x1’ space for the  year to showcase and/or sell your products and services. This space is in addition to the free advertising space we give to all members to display rack cards, business cards, brochures and the like.

 

 

Event Sponsorship – Create goodwill and name recognition by partnering at our special events.

Opportunities that are available at no additional charge.

Facebook – We will promote your business and events on our Facebook page (one per day,) which gets thousands of hits per week.

Events Calendar – Have your event listed on the Events Calendar on our website. It’s a great resource for locals and visitors, alike!

Brochure Display – Prominent display of business brochures, flyers and promotional materials in the Chamber Office in Millinocket and Visitor’s Kiosk in Medway. These locations service thousands of visitors to the Katahdin Region.

Mass Email – Each member is entitled to one mass emailing a month to promote their business to the membership.

Ribbon Cutting, Media Releases, Resource Materials – The KACC will assist you in promoting your business through any of these opportunities.

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