Basalt Chamber Member Benefits
Promoting a Healthy and Vibrant Economy
Supporting Our Members
Make an Investment in Your Business
By joining the Basalt Chamber of Commerce, you are making an investment in your business, your future and your community. Moreover, you are opening yourself to a world of useful and valuable benefits.
Exclusive Benefits of Chamber Membership
Networking and Community Engagement
Among the most valuable benefits of Chamber membership are the networking, community-building and extra visibility that you and your business enjoy.
Take part in our “Business After Hours”, educational programs, and community planning groups and grow your business among friends. The more you engage the bigger the return!
- Mark your calendars for the 3rd Thursday of each month and enjoy the complimentary member-hosted “Business After Hours” from 5:30 pm– 7:00 pm.
- Choose a Chamber committee that best matches your business and marketing goals, and help us to bring benefit to other members and vitality in the community: try economic development, marketing, member relations, advocacy, small business support, events, and more!
- Write an article, give a presentation, or host a Business After Hours. All these activities bring you closer to your prospective clients and we’ll help you to make it happen.
Increase Your Visibility and Referral Base
- Display your business cards and brochures in the Caboose/Visitor Center (members only).
- Enjoy members-only referrals from the Chamber office via internet and telephone inquiries.
- All members are invited and encouraged to post specials, sales, job openings, and events on www.basaltchamber.com
- Submit news items to the Chamber and we’ll consider it for the weekly newsletter, and even help you get published in the local media. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Post your news and eventson the Chamber’s two Facebook pages:
- FREE Business Counseling to all Basalt Chamber Members from the Small Business Development Center (www.coloradosbdc.org). Call the Chamber to find out more information!
- FREE business listing in the Basalt Community Guide & Business Directory (by category and alphabetical). Distributed all year at 300+ locations in Aspen, Snowmass, Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, CO State Welcome Centers and Denver International Airport
- Enhanced web listing, search description, logo, photo gallery, video opportunity and more for only $50 per year
- FREE business website listing with your contact information on www.basaltchamber.com
- Discounted Web Page (only $50/year) with expanded description and search, logo, photo gallery, video opportunity and more during your first year
- Discounted advertising in the Aspen Daily News; Contact Ross Ziets 925-2220 X 207 or email@example.com
- Buy 1 get a FREE ad in The Sopris Sun. Contact Bob Albright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- FREE ¼ page ad with spot color in The Aspen Times. During the 1st 6 months of membership. Also receive up to 4 ads at the non-profit rate for 1 month. Contact Tim Kurnos at (970) 429-9174 or email@example.com.
- Always Mountain Time Radio – Discounted ad packages, call Colleen Barill at 925-5776 X 118.
- Golden Key Concierge Guide – 20% off any annual advertising package.
- EatBasalt.com – 10% off advertising
- Sculco Creative – 20% off next letterpress order
Exclusive Chamber of Commerce Member Advertising
(Business Member-Only Advertising Opportunities)
- Complimentary ad every quarter in the Chamber’s weekly newsletter. Ad specs: 12″ wide x 5″ tall (less than 600 pixels wide), 200 dpi minimum, submitted in jpeg format.
- Members-only ad packages in the weekly newsletter for less than $20 each
- Members-only personalized eMessage sent to 1600+ contacts ($100 per blast).
- Eligibility to participate in co-op advertising when available.
- Eligibility to place sidebar and banner ads on www.basaltchamber.com at any available choice location.
- Sidebar Ad: $60/month (6 month minimum, $400/year)
- Rotating Banner ad $25/month (6 month minimum, $200/year)
- +20% for selected location – directory or lead choice
- RFTA discounted Zone bus passes through RFTA. Call Laura Mattson at RFTA at 970-384-4957.
- Aspen Skiing Company – discounted for any eligible employee working 20+ hours during ski season!
- Basalt Printing discount card. (970) 927-4705
- Basalt Fitness $60 a month! 12 month membership required (970) 927-0305
- Tac Fit Membership -$765 paid in full (a savings of $85) or 12 payments of $71. No down payment!
- Members may receive the Chamber’s mailing list in label format for $35. (minimum 72-hour notice please) Non-member price is $150.
- Hertz Rental Car – Members can save up to 10% off your car rental. Contact us for the CDP # when making an online reservation.
- Budget/Avis- Competitive rates along with special discounts for both business and leisure rentals. Plus enjoy up to 25% off promotional rates.
- UPS Campus Ship – a secure Web-based shipping system that enables employees who are spread across multiple campuses, large office buildings, or locations worldwide to ship documents, packages and heavy freight from any computer with Internet access.
- Use the Chamber’s USPS mail permit for discounts on bulk mailings – generally a 20%-30% savings using USPS Form 3602-EZ. Visit www.usps.com for details.
Community Membership Benefits
At the end of 2015, the Basalt Chamber of Commerce will offer a Friends of Basalt community membership. Benefits include:
- Invitations to the Chamber’s Business After Hours networking and community benefits (a $15 per event savings)
- Invitations to business members’ programs and events
Discounts from the following shops and service providers:
Anderson Property Management
Aspen VIP Personal Training
Basalt Bike & Ski
Basalt Clinic Pharmacy
Basalt Printing & Art Supply
Big O Tires
Burn Fitness Studio
Cassie’s Corner Store
Core Flex Chiropractic
Frying Pan Anglers
Golden Key Concierge Guide
Habitat ReStore Basalt
High Tone Auto Body
Integrity Plumbing & Heating Inc
Iris Hope Art
Jimbo’s Wine and Liquors
JUL Beauty & Hair Salon
K’Gen Asian Cuisine
Mt. Sopris Psychiatric Care
One of a Kind Jewelry
Rock Canyon Coffee
Sopris Medical Practice
Stella & Dot
Susie’s at Willits Ltd
The Aspen Clinic (TAC Fit)
Woo Du-An ~ Shaman
The list is grows daily. Add your business and enjoy free publicity!
The Friends of Basalt community membership and discount card is $120 per year, just $10 per month. Basalt Chamber members receive one card for the business owner or representative in addition to their exclusive business member benefits; each additional card is $50 per employee. The savings and opportunities for community involvement are invaluable and participants are supporting their community and local business vitality.
To submit a discount for your business and for more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Basalt Chamber Ski Pass Discount Voucher ~ BIG Discounts for Ski-Loving Locals!
Discounted Ski Pass Prices for Chamber Members 2016-2017 Season Pass Information
Each year, the Aspen Skiing Company issues vouchers for the Basalt Chamber to share with business members and their spouses. These vouchers enable our local business members to receive significant discounts (up to $500 on a premier Chamber) on seasonal ski passes.
Season passes are now on sale. The Super Early Chamber Discount Deadline is September 9. If you miss that date, be sure to get in by November 11 Early Discounts deadline.
To enjoy the benefits of the Chamber Discount Ski Pass, a business must be located and operating in the Roaring Fork Valley and must be a member in good standing through the season with the Basalt Chamber of Commerce. (The business needs to provide a local mailing and physical address.)
You must physically come into the Chamber office to get your voucher BEFORE going to Aspen Skiing Company to purchase your pass.
Only owners, managers, and employees living in the Roaring Fork Valley (as their primary residence) and working a minimum of twenty (20) hours per week during the winter season are eligible for the discounted season passes. Spouses of eligible employees may also enjoy the same benefits. Non-working owners, friends, contract laborers and consultants are not eligible. Real estate agents and brokers affiliated with a registered brokerage firm are eligible and may also sign up for a discounted personal Basalt Chamber membership.
Full eligibility requirements including the audit process can be reviewed on the 2016 Aspen Skiing Company letter here.
Join the Chamber and ask for more information on the Chamber Ski Voucher discount and more!