What Our Members Say

  • The Women Executives' Business Round Table provides local business women a unique learning opportunity saturated with real life experiences, both personal and professional.

    -Lauren W. Blake, Marketing Director
    Krombolz Sheets Insurance
  • The Chamber is managed by an extremely strong, well rounded group of leaders
    that continue to be dedicated to making our businesses and community a great place to live and work. 
    The Chamber offers a wealth of information and networking tools to help any business succeed, providing true value and benefit.

    -Dave and Erin VanRyn, Owners
    VanRyn’s Barber Shop and West Chester Barber Shop
  • The Chamber is one of the greatest resources that any business, new or established, can take advantage of in West Chester.  Being a member of the Chamber for almost 10 years has provided us with valuable networking opportunities, business growth and promotional opportunities, and community engagement.  Everyone involved is so supportive and really wants to see businesses in our area succeed and grow.

    -Deron & Jennifer Jester, Owners
    Jester Family Chiropractic
  • As a local business, the Chamber has helped us connect with so many wonderful local leaders and organizations. We couldn’t be more thrilled to be a member, and the support from the community is second to none. We’re proud of our relationship, and look forward to watching it blossom and grow.

    -Kymberly Robinson CEO
    Stratus Interactive
  • As a new business owner, Chamber membership has been one of my best investments! Guiding me in the right direction with solid advice and offering invaluable exposure to the community and other businesses. I am proud and honored to have continuous support from the Chamber.

    -Maryellen Bowers, Owner
    Cakes & Candies by Maryellen
  • The Chamber is one of the greatest resources that any business, new or established, can take advantage of in West Chester.  Being a member of the Chamber for almost 10 years has provided us with valuable networking opportunities, business growth and promotional opportunities, and community engagement.  Everyone involved is so supportive and really wants to see businesses in our area succeed and grow.

    -Laura Aloisio
    Dave’s Automotive Repair Ent.

Community Engagement

Connecting our members to the community is one of the chief tenets of our organization. Our community events draw/engage tens-of-thousands of guests and generate hundreds-of-thousands of dollars in revenue for local businesses.

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Professional Development

Offering the best in ongoing educational programming, the Chamber has an impressive portfolio of offerings to accommodate our member’s needs, interests and availability. Our goal is to be a first-class resource for like-minded professionals to learn, teach and connect while providing tools to do better business. Our offerings are constantly evolving as we continuously expand the educational opportunities according to the business challenges of our members.

The Chamber hosts professional development events once a month. As a new member, you will be invited to attend events where you will have the opportunity to introduce yourself and meet other new members. Upcoming events are posted in the Chamber Chatter, on the Chamber website, distributed through weekly membership emails and on social media. The cost varies according to the event and meeting place. Sponsorship opportunities are available exclusively to members.

Advocacy

Recognizing that a thriving business community is an integral part of the outstanding quality of life in the Greater West Chester region, the Chamber advocates for the following principles – Improved Tax Structure & Local Economic Vitality; Improved Infrastructure, including Transit; Training, Education & Workforce Development.

In order to support this mission, the Chamber has made it a priority to educate both the full Chamber Membership as well as the Legislative Delegation of issues of importance.

Build Relationships as a Committee Member

Many of the Chamber’s programs and benefits are made possible by members who volunteer their time to work on committees. Time commitments vary depending on program or task. Volunteering is a great opportunity to meet other Chamber members, gain referrals and contribute to your networking benefits.

Learn more about how you can participate on our volunteer committees.

Grow your Network

The Chamber schedules a variety of events designed to give members the opportunity to expand their network and promote their business. The nearly 700 Chamber members span from retailers to restaurants, artists to lawyers, and just about everything in between. Opportunities to grow your network include luncheons, business open houses and professional development programs. Business Card Exchanges and Coffee Connections are hosted by member companies at their location when possible. Member-hosted events are scheduled on a “first come/first served” basis according to the Chamber’s event calendar. Contact the Chamber if you would like to host or sponsor a networking event.

Mailing Labels

Your business may obtain mailing labels for the current membership for $135 (primary contacts only) or $145 (primary and secondary contacts). Please contact the Chamber office to order the mailing labels.

Chamber Chatter Newsletter

The Chamber Chatter is a bimonthly publication with a circulation of approximately 17,500 providing news & information along with the happenings of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce. It is afree publication. Editorial content and advertising is limited to Chamber members. Learn more about marketing your business in the Chamber Chatter.

Membership Directory & Resource Guide

Our annual Membership Directory is printed annually and delivered to every member business, sent to every student’s household in the West Chester Area School District (over 11,600 students) and shared with local businesses and visitors. Your business will receive a complimentary listing. Click here to search the Membership Directory.

Resource For Information

Count on the Chamber to be your resource for information on local businesses, demographics, taxes, real estate, churches, municipalities, schools, universities and more. You will find information on community events, lodging, restaurants, apartments, art galleries, tourist attractions and county agencies at the Chamber office.

Apply for a Membership

ThinkShopBuy…LOCAL

ThinkShopBuy…LOCAL is an initiative by the Chamber encouraging the Greater West Chester communities to purchase goods and services from local businesses. Your business is included for FREE with your annual membership. ThinkShopBuy…LOCAL works as a directory listing that will have all the names of participating Chamber businesses in the West Chester area. Consumers will find shopping categories broken up into different types that will provide them with your business’ details and link to your website <!– Learn more about TSBL. –>

Website

The Chamber has a mobile optimized, fully functional website filled with useful information. Your business will have a hyperlink to your web page from our online member directory. Resources, advocacy updates, educational opportunities and community events are included to help local businesses and entrepreneurs build relationships, promote their business, grow their network, address their most serious business challenges and become an integral part of the community

Medical Benefits

My Benefit Advisor (MBA) program USI AffinityHealth benefits are an important asset in your efforts to attract and retain top-quality employees. Our My Benefit Advisor (MBA) program is specifically designed to meet the needs of your business. MBA’s unique approach to employee benefits focuses on consulting, management, enrolment, and compliance.
For a consultation or to learn more about health care options for your business, contact Christopher Sloane at (610) 537-1429, or visit the MBA website to learn more.

Ribbon Cutting Service

GWCC Ribbon Cuttting at Tish

The Chamber offers ribbon cutting ceremonies at no charge to members who are opening, expanding or moving their business. We’ll bring the big scissors and invite local dignitaries and media partners to cover your event.