Every business and organization with an investment in the future of Fort Bend County has the potential to receive value as a Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce member. For opportunities, legislative action, small business assistance and community well being, no other organization makes the difference for it's members that we do.
We are a broad-based business organization on a mission: to serve as the voice and advocate for business in Fort Bend County, and as a catalyst for excellence in business and economic growth in the Fort Bend region. Membership provides both direct and long-term benefits and helps build momentum for our community's future.
Business Resource Book
This complimentary Chamber magazine has a bi-annual distribution of 20,000 copies. It provides valuable information on Fort Bend County and is distributed to all chamber members, as well as, to newcomers and out-of-town inquirers. The Business Resource Book also contains a useful membership directory in which members receive a free categorical listing in three sections.
Membership Luncheons & Breakfasts
Luncheon events throughout the year bring members together to hear top business and government officials speak on interesting and informative issues.
Because Chamber members want to develop new business contacts and prospects, the Chamber has developed this great networking venue. Members gather at Network Nites and relax in an informal setting while enjoying fine food from a local Fort Bend restaurant or caterer. Network Nites provides unlimited opportunities to foster business relationships. Click here for more information.
All members receive an enhanced listing on the Fort Bend First directory located on our website.
Fort Bend Forward
The Chamber newsletter is e-mailed to 1,500 area businesses. It provides information on chamber activities, community issues and topics of interest to the business sector. Advertising opportunities are available.
Ribbon Cuttings/Groundbreakings/Grand Openings
The Chamber stands ready to assist members with groundbreakings or grand opening celebrations by providing a ribbon cutting ceremony for new or newly expanded businesses. Photographs and press releases are distributed to the local media and published in the Chamber's newsletter. Click here for more information.
The Chamber offers opportunities for members to get involved by joining divisional activities. Divisions provide opportunities to become active in projects and initiatives of interest. Divisions focus on economic development, government, education, leadership, business & professional, and infrastructure planning. These Divisions are vital in making a difference in Fort Bend.
The Chamber serves as an extended marketing team for member businesses. The numerous daily requests for information on products, services or vendors are referred exclusively to Chamber members.
Listings of the membership are available on a disk or as mailing labels. Have your company message broadcasted to over 1,300 chamber members by taking advantage of the chamber broadcast fax and broadcast email services.
The Chamber is pleased to offer the use of the Chamber 's board room and main meeting room for members’ business meetings, training seminars, conferences, luncheons or receptions. State of the art audiovisual equipment is included in your rental fee. The meeting spaces can accommodate up to 100 people. Click here for more information and the room rental forms
Certificate of Origin
Seal Certificates are free for members and $35 for non-members.