When joining the Mentor Area Chamber and Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), a small business (under 100 employees) gains more resources and opportunities to help your business grow, and strengthen your presence in your local community while supporting economic development of the entire region. COSE provides a full array of services and products for your business from energy resources to professional development and education to governmental advocacy. Also healthcare plans are offered through COSE at an exceptional value—especially for smaller companies that often cannot qualify for rates available to larger firms. Contact the chamber for a listing of member agents at 440 255-1616, or search our website, www.mentorchamber.org.
Healthcare plans are offered through Anthem can be an exceptional value—especially for smaller companies that often cannot qualify for rates available to larger firms.
NEW MEDICAL PLAN OPTION! The Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce has joined in an agreement with the Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance to create a new health program that can lead to more rate stability and is a smart solution that offers potential saivings for groups with 50 or fewer employees. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield administers the plan and provides stop loss coverage. Visit chambersaver.com/noacc for a free quote today or call the Chamber office for more details (440-255-1616).
The main goal of the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce is to help save member organizations money. Through our partnership with CompManagement, Inc. businesses are able to save significantly on workers’ compensation premium rates. Employers with a better-than-average claim history can participate in the workers’ compensation group rating. This program is a quick and easy way to dramatically cut workers’ compensation premiums. To get a quote for the workers’ compensation group rating plan call 800-825-6755.
COSE Energy Choice
For more than 10 years, our programs have helped small business owners and their employees throughout Ohio save on energy costs, achieve budget certainty, reduce energy demand, and become more sustainable, both in the workplace and at home. COSE’s Electric Savings Program provides both commercial and residential electric savings opportunities to members and their employees for no additional fee. The COSE Natural Gas Program provides a variety of plans and exclusive savings for member businesses. And through the Employee Perks Program, your employees can experience the same natural gas savings at home. If you have any questions, please call 216-592-2205 or email email@example.com.
The Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce enjoys a program with Office Depot that is guaranteed to save your business money. By simply becoming a member of the MACC, businesses will receive numerous unbeatable benefits. Some of these benefits include, at least 5% off almost all products, 15-30% off the top 100 items businesses purchase most (copy paper, ink, toner, etc.), free next-day delivery and many more. Signing up for this incredible money-saving program is easy and free! Just contact your Office Depot representative: Renee Swisher (firstname.lastname@example.org) or contact the Mentor Area Chamber office.
The Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce and OfficeMax are now working together to provide substantial savings on office products and copy or print services to all chamber members. After signing up for this program, businesses will receive a Retail Connect Card for OfficeMax and OfficeMax ImPress services. By presenting this card at any OfficeMax or OfficeMax ImPress location businesses receive incredible discounts. Businesses will receive 25-60% off office products at retail stores on thousands of selected items and 15-66% off duplicating services at OfficeMax ImPress. For additional information on OfficeMax office products contact Sheri Papp at 440-570-2655 or Jennifer Bollas at OfficeMax ImPress at 440-974-4773.
PartnerShip with FedEx
The Mentor Area Chamber and FedEx have teamed up to offer local businesses shipping savings. By becoming a member of the MACC businesses with receive significant discounts on all of their shipping needs through FedEx. FedEx provides expertise, great service and value for all shipping. Members can expect to receive 10-27% off FedEx shipping services and up to 70% off freight shipments. By signing up for this free member benefit program, shipping costs will be substantially reduced by saving you money on all shipments. With no cost to sign up, no obligations and no minimum shipping requirements, there is nothing to lose! For more information call 800-599-2902 or email sales@partnerShip.com. To enroll in this amazing program, visit www.partnership.com/89NOACC and start saving on all of your shipping needs!
Future Emerging Leaders of Lake County—provides members the opportunity to meet, network and socialize with other young professionals who live and/or work in Lake County—held the third Thursday, monthly.
An organization under the Lake County Chambers of Commerce structured to be a resource for companies focusing on children’s and family services and products—held the first Wednesday, monthly.
Contacts & Networking
- Monthly Meetings – program/speakers
- Committee Meetings
- Special Events
- Annual Golf Outing
- Business After Hours
- Coffee Contacts
- Home & Lifestyle Expo, Lake County Small Business Expo and Think Manufacturing Expo
- Chamber staff available to answer questions and “cut red tape”
- Business leaders and partners to advocate on your behalf
- Relationship building with decision-makers
- Regular interaction with government officials to answer your questions and concerns
Visibility & Exposure
- Free listing on Chamber’s Website
- Free links to your E-mail and Website
- Ribbon cuttings, Grand Openings, and Ground Breakings
- Member only Business Referrals
- Member to Member Discounts
- Literature displays at Chamber office
- Legislative advocacy
- Free Certificates of Origin
- Purchase of Address Labels
- Sponsorship Opportunities
- Chamber newsletter advertising and inserts
- Website Advertising
- Weekly email advertising