What is a chamber of commerce?
A chamber of commerce is a private,
not-for-profit, membership-based, business advocacy organization dedicated to
protecting and improving the business climate and quality of life within a
Is the Chamber part of the city government?
No. The Greater Kokomo Chamber is a separate entity from the
City of Kokomo. The Chamber is not a government agency, nor do we receive any
public tax funding. We are a private, not-for-profit organization. The Chamber
and City do share a similar mission to create an atmosphere where business can
thrive, and sometimes partner on economic and community development
initiatives. However, the two are separate organizations.
What does the Chamber of Commerce do?
Greater Kokomo Chamber enhances members’ business potential through the
optimization of connections, resources and advocacy whether the business is
located in or doing business in Howard County.
What are the membership benefits of joining?
tell us their Chamber membership makes good business sense because they value
growing membership represents small organizations, big corporations and
self-employed individuals. Members represent a wide range of industries,
including manufacturing, banking, professional services, education, health care, retail and restaurants. Some members have just started their
businesses, and others have been in business for many years. Visit our online business directory to learn more.
are two membership
and four partner levels that offer tiered benefit packages. Member
services improve at each increased investment level. Chamber membership is
tax-deductible as a business expense. Join today or contact our Chamber staff with questions.
can register for events by visiting the event calendar and choosing the event
you’d like to attend. The majority of events are included in your membership
and do not have a cost attached but we would still like you to register for
are welcome to display the membership logo that identifies you as a member of
the Greater Kokomo Chamber on your marketing material including your website.
Request your membership logo by emailing the Chamber or click here to download a Chamber logo. You are
also encouraged to proudly display your membership window cling on your
storefront. Studies show that the public views local Chamber members with
positive regard in supporting their communities.
We do not use our standard Chamber logo unless it is promoting an official
How can my company get exposure through the Chamber?
are many great ways to get exposure from the Chamber.
Learn more about the Howard County
area by visit the Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau website. You can request a relocation packet be mailed to you or
call the office of our Visitors Bureau at 765-457-6802 or 800-837-0971.
always encourage you resolve your complaint directly with the business whenever
possible. When these efforts fail, contact the Better Business Bureau or call 317-488-2222.