Don’t let your business fall victim to a utility scam. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a steady surge in the fraudulent actions of scammers attempting to deceive customers. These scammers pose an increasing threat to your business. Take a moment to learn more about how to recognize a utility scam so you can help protect your business.Spotting a typical phone scamA common ploy used by scammers is to impersonate utility company staff over the phone, claiming to be collecting on late bills or
There is no greater priority than safety and well-being of our members, staff, and visitors. Since April, we've cautiously been restarting our program of work, including in-person events. As we continue to do so in the latter-half of 2020, we're balancing our service with an uncompromising commitment to safety. We appreciate your understanding as we implement the following precautions at Chamber-hosted events for the foreseeable future: Reduced in-person capacity according to state guidelines. In
One of the questions we get asked often is "how much does it cost to be a member of the Wilson Chamber of Commerce?" (the answer is a lot less than you might think. Most businesses pay less than $45 a month). But with so many membership rewards, the question really is: how much is it costing your business NOT to be a member of the Chamber? By being a member, you strengthen the Chamber's ability to work on your behalf to build an economy where all businesses have a chance to succeed. Want a stronger
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More businesses are turning to ecommerce solutions as a way to reach customers through their digital devices. The COVID-19 crisis has only made these resources more valuable, as consumers make more online purchases, and still others are beginning to return to merchants in person. The Chamber has partnered with the ecommerce platform DOSH to help our members build their online presence, and distinguish themselves during our economic recovery. DOSH is a mobile app that allows users to earn cash back
The Chamber Healthcare Access for Members Program (CHAMP) is a collaboration with Wilson Medical Center to provide affordable, high-quality healthcare to our members, their employees and families. Participation in the program is voluntary and free, and includes the following benefits for any member of the Wilson Chamber of Commerce: A low per visit fee to primary care physicians, that includes most routine in-office examsConvenient access to telemedicine services, and in-person visits at one of
Join the volunteer member group who is communicating the value of Chamber membership while building their own network of prospective clients. There are only a limited number of Ambassador vacancies, so act now to be a part of this exclusive opportunity! Contact Rebecca Tew to learn more about who our Ambassadors are, and how they are serving our Chamber and community.
The Chamber has partnered with Time & Payroll to offer members an exclusive 20% discount on normal payroll processing fees, including direct deposit and tax management fees. Additionally, many fees for additional services are WAIVED by Time & Payroll only for Chamber members. Best of all, Time & Payroll is a local small business and fellow member of the Chamber! To learn more about how you can take advantage of these huge savings for your business, contact Rebecca Tew, and ask about other ways we can
Is your business new to Wilson? Have you recently expanded or renovated? Want to remind customers about who you are and where you're located? Schedule an official ribbon cutting with the Chamber! This free service is available to any member of the Wilson Chamber of Commerce: we provide the ribbon, ceremonial scissors, and invite all our members to formally welcome you to the amazing Wilson business community. Ribbon cuttings are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11a. We also dedicate one day a
Want to stay up to date on all the latest Wilson business news, but can't make it to a Chamber event? Tune into the award-winning Wilson Means Business podcast, a weekly(-ish) show where we discuss what's happening around the Chamber, and introduce you to guests who make Wilson a great place to do business. Each 30 minute episode gives you an inside look at the Wilson business community and what we're doing to build a market where businesses prosper. Subscribe for free on Soundcloud, or wherever you get
The Chamber has partnered with industry leader defendID to provide discounted identity theft protection, exclusively for members of the Wilson Chamber of Commerce. In 2018 alone, over $17 billion was stolen due to identity theft. Countless hours in productivity were lost, as 1 in 15 fell victim to this increasingly prevalent crime. Contact Rebecca Tew to learn more about how we can help you protect your employees for as little as $3.99/month, and ask about other programs we have to save your business
Out of an abundance of caution, and in consultation with the leadership of Barton College, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's Welcome Back Barton event. While we regret having to make such a decision, the safety of students, faculty, staff, and members must take priority. We look forward to the event returning next August to orient the Barton community with our great local businesses.