"It's About Your Business, Your Community, and Your Life.
Partner with a team who gets it..."
Everything we do, we believe in building and strengthening our community. We’re the stable and dependable partner you turn to for help or ideas.
We strengthen our community by providing predictable leadership. Plus you get all the familiar business benefits from networking to continual learning and marketing support.
We’ll also take a stand… make a call… solve a problem… be a friend to turn to in tough times. We just happen to be called your chamber of commerce.
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Traditional Benefits Included With Every Membership
Custom Packages Can Be Created For Your Company
Evening Networking | Morning Coffee —
An opportunity to meet new clients, talk with existing customers and create long lasting business relationships.
Statewide Business After Hours —
A statewide table-top showcase with over 100 business displays. 700 - 1000 in attendance
LEADS Luncheon —”Speed Dating For Business”
You don’t need to bring a lead, just enjoy lunch while helping others better understand what you do and how that will benefit them.
The Greenwood Business Information Center located at the Central RI Chamber provides current and future small business owners with support, assistance and advice from qualified business counselors, at No Charge.
REACH MORE CLIENTS & SAVE MONEY
Take advantage of the Chamber’s:
— Host a Business After Hours
— Sponsor a LEADS Luncheon
— Donate a Door Prize
— DEALS (savings for you and your employees)
— Discounted Web & Print Advertising
— Free internet listing with company description
& searchable keywords and phrases
OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH
Seminars / Workshops / Presentations / Roundtables — cover a wide variety of topics including sales, customer service, marketing, technology, and human resources.
Coffee Talk, Hot Topics Brewing... Sit in a relaxed, comfortable setting while you enjoy a fresh brewed cup of coffee and a pastry as we talk about a variety of business issues and interests.
Attend one of the programs or Rent the Space for your own event in the
ChamberWorks TV — A public access television show that covers topics and issues of interest to business
Dream Jobs TV — Careers: Ever wonder what it really takes...Ever wonder how they did it... Watch Dream Jobs and learn more.
Events Notice — Events and opportunities designed for you and your colleagues
Good News — Share your press release and feature it online in the Good News Gazette: Ribbon cuttings, expansion, hiring, promotions, milestones, achievements, awards & recognition.
Your business interests are strongly represented at the State House. The Central Rhode Island Chamber is a member in the Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Coalition representing over 7,500 member businesses throughout Rhode Island.
The Chamber reaches out into the community promoting tourism in Rhode Island to encourage positive growth for all. Relocation and tourism information is sent to hundreds of individuals throughout the country anxious to learn more about what we have to offer. Brochures from local businesses are distributed in local hotels/motels.
COMMUNITY SUPPORTThe Chamber’s influence is felt in all corners of our community. Members and staff participate in a variety of local projects.
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The Business Directory puts you in touch with companies that will help you accomplish almost anything - whether solving problems or realizing opportunities. Each and every business has demonstrated a commitment to our community. They’re local, they give back, and they add more value when and where they can.
When you’re looking to get something done, check the directory first and see who's who in the Chamber.
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You can attend any of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber’s events at member pricing, and their members are welcome to attend ours as well. 401-334-1000
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A Great Resource For Ideas
"This Chamber loves information and insight. As a member you get access to information ranging from business plans, market data, and industry reports to employee training videos, one-on-one consulting and mentoring."
Jo-Ann L. Schofield, President
Mentor Rhode Island
Taking Care of Our Community
"The people you surround yourself with can elevate your performance or drag you down. The Chamber is an amazing team. I have seen firsthand positive interactions at networking events... and I’ve seen the community come together at Movies in the Park and the Rocky Point 5k. This Chamber is about building relationships, building community, and building the local economy."
Jim Hagan, Dealer Principal
Bald Hill Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM Kia
Watching Your Back
"If you’re trying to make it happen in Rhode Island, we stand by you and speak on your behalf... at the legislature and in cities and towns across the state. We’re a dependable voice focused on creating an environment where you can succeed and prosper. Sometimes it’s comforting to know that someone is watching and willing to stand up!"
|Arthur Dwyer, Sales Manager|
Wood’s Heating & Oil
"The Chamber is the most awesome resource for networking opportunities! Most of all the staff is a great resource, they know all the Chamber businesses and are always available to help. They have certainly lived up to their great reputation."
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Make an Investment in Your Community... and Your Business
"I joined the Chamber to contribute to community while helping my business grow. A double win!
Central Rhode Island Chamber staff and volunteers invested 3,304 hours in strengthening our region and building partnerships last year. And this doesn’t include troubleshooting for members – a real benefit, when the system bites back. Oh the phone calls I’ve heard!
I’ve been a member for 23 years. Considering the modest dues, I can’t even calculate the ROI (the number would be so big, you just wouldn’t believe it). So check out the Central Rhode Island Chamber for yourself."
| Gregory A. Gould, |
Welcome to Central Rhode Island
"Guests and new residents spend money and tell others about our community. The Chamber helps create great experiences by getting people the information they need to enjoy their visit... or their life here."