Consider being part of the Alpine Chamber of Commerce. Here are just a few of the many benefits you’ll receive by belonging to the Chamber.
Grow Your Customer Base Your membership provides you with tremendous opportunities for high profile exposure. Through our many publications, website, members only Visitor Center displays, and media exposure through mixers, your company reaches thousands of new potential customers.
Impact Our Community Through Committees And Task Forces Bring your experience to the table. Join any of the many exciting and rewarding committees designed to help your business and community flourish.
Reach Out To Potential New Customers Our website contains a full listing of our members, staff, and upcoming events. With over one million hits each year, your own website is just a click away from those visiting the Chamber website.
Business Advocacy The Alpine Chamber maintains a strong business presence at all levels of government to protect and advance business interests.
Maximize Networking Opportunities The Alpine Chamber offers monthly mixers and social events that make it easy to personally connect with prospective customers and suppliers.
Referrals The Chamber averages 230 calls each week inquiring after goods, services or other information concerning the Alpine/ Big Bend area. Membership entitles you to first referral status.
Display of Member Information Thousands of people visit our Chamber office each year where the cards, brochures and flyers of our member businesses are on prominent display.
Marketing Opportunities The Chamber “Business News” newsletter offers updates on local, state and national issues concerning your business, as well as member news and features.
Annual Awards Banquet The annual Awards Banquet is held each January and honors an Alpine student and local business leaders with three different awards. The 2013 recipients and the awards they received are:
Jonathan Frost received the Mr. Jim Francois - Student of the Year Award named in honor of Jim Francois, a strong supporter of Sul Ross University, Sunshine House, Alpine Public Library, Alpine High School graduate scholarships, the
Visitors Center and other organizations. The Sul Ross Fine Arts Building is named in his honor.
Shirley Biellier received the Benjamin Berkeley - Citizen of the Year Award named in honor of Dr. Berkeley who helped form the Alpine Commercial Club which is now the Alpine Chamber of Commerce. He was the first mayor, bank president, and was a Texas state senator.
Mark Chandler received the Paul Forchheimer - Business Professional of the Year Award named in honor of Mr. Forchheimer, a longtime civic and business leader and strong supporter of Sul Ross University.