The Delta County Area Chamber of Commerce has been in existence since 1921—and since then we have been on the leading edge, promoting our members and the issues that are important to their businesses and to the community in which we live and work.
The Chamber takes pride in its rapidly growing list of members drawn from local retail, commercial and industrial businesses, as well as professionals and other citizens in Delta County and surrounding areas interested in the concepts of business development, community improvement, and cultural and environmental enhancement.
- Chamber Membership Has Its Advantages
- A strong network of small businesses in the area
- Money-saving offers at both local and national organizations
- Unique advertising and promotional packages
- Networking opportunities to meet with other Chamber members & customers
- Members Only Publications
- Professional & Community Development Opportunities
- Ribbon Cuttings & Grand Opening Celebrations
We accept the Delta County Area Chamber of Commerce Challenge to make Delta County a better place to do business and a better place to live.
Chamber members enjoy access to health insurance at competitive group rates, affording even the smallest companies the best medical and dental coverage for their employees.
SeasonalOpen Less Than 6 Months/ Year
- $200 per year plus $8.50 per full time equivalent employees to 500 employees. $4 per full time equivalent employees for businesses with over 500 employees. [Full time equivalent = total weekly staff hours divided by 40. Business owner does not count in employee number.
Financial InstitutionsBanks, Credit Unions
- $22.50 per million in Delta County depositsAssociates (non-voting)
Additional BusinessAdditional business or location
AssociatesIndividuals not in business
Utilities and Government Public entities, utilities and others, contact the Chamber for rate information.
$200 per year plus
|# of Employees||Each FTE|
|6 to 49||$7.00|
|50 to 99||$6.00|
|100 and Greater||$5.00|
Money Saving Benefits
Accident Fund Insurance Company of America’s Workers Compensation Program
Michigan’s leading workers compensation insurer, has teamed up with the Chamber to offer this regional group program, which features a 5% up-front discount on your premium and a possible dividend. It has been designed to offer members the most competitive rates and to encourage safe work practices in your facilities. A potential dividend is reason enough to participate in this program, but there’s more!
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Care Network
Chamber Member businesses with 2 or more employees can choose from different managed care options, including HMO, PPO, & Community Blue PPO. Businesses can take advantage of the following value added services through the Chamber’s group program:
AAA of Michigan
AAA of Michigan offers special group rates on auto and homeowners incurance to Chamber members AND their employees. Contact Dwayne Klein at 789-9306 or Garceau,Wenick-Kutz, Magowan Insurance Agency at 789-0900.
YMCA of Delta County
The YMCA will waive 50% of the new membership fee. If the employer contributes 5% of the employee’s member rate, the YMCA shall contribute 5% as well. The employee will pay 90% of the member rate on a monthly or annual basis. The YMCA will provide a Health Risk Appraisial for each adult YMCA member. The YMCA may provide the employer wit proof of employee visits and may provide special programming at the request of the employer.
Loans at 1.25% over prime are available to qualified members to ease the cost of improvements & repairs to their building. Participating banks are:
- Baybank: 428-4040
- First Bank: 786-3355
- Wells Fargo: 789-5218
- Northern Michigan Bank & Trust: 786-0220
- Upper Peninsula State Bank: 786-1331
- mBank: 233-9443
Advertising & Promotions
Daily Press Business Builder Program
The Daily Press Business Builder is designed to provide businesses with a low-cost method of advertising frequency, bringing them increased sales and profits. Please call or stop in to review this great
New Member Benefit! Call 906-786-2021.
FREE 1/8 Page Black & White Ad
Call 906-786-2021 ex. 171 to reserve space reservation
in the monthly UP Business Today.
FREE 1/8 Page Black & White Ad
Ten free 30-second radio commercials on any of the ten stations with the purchase of a minimum of ten 30-second commercials. In addition, with the purchase of an annual banner on RadioResultsNetwork.com, all Chamber members will recieve an extra two months FREE! Call 789-9700 and speak with an Account Executive.
The Chamber offers a full calendar of networking events that provide members the opportunity to build relationships and stay connected with others in the local business community. No matter the size or nature of your business; networking plays a significant role in keeping your company visible in a relationship-based business climate. And remember, since Chamber membership extends to your entire organization, all of your employees are encouraged and invited to participate in any of our events!