The mission of the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce is to be an advocate for business, to promote business alliances, to provide valuable benefits and services to our members and to be a partner for economic development efforts in the Shenango Valley.

Amplify Your Message

We will help you promote your events, accolades, openings and other news.

Make Connections

Make connections in the business community at Chamber meet-ups, socials, and other events.

Make A Difference

Be part of strong business community working together to build a better future for our valley.

Check out our Chamber benefits below… [Share Your Program]

WKBN Media Package

WKBN Media Package for Chamber Members Only

Broadcast TV and the Internet MULTIPLATFORM Media Campaign:

  • Invest in a minimum of $1,500 to a maximum of $6,500 and for every commercial you buy, our station will bonus you an additional commercial.
  • Our powerful websites: wkbn.com and wytv.com are available on desktops, tablets and phones to round out your campaign for every 50,000 page views you purchase, we will bonus you and additional 10,000 views.
  • Finally, we will give you a $500 production credit or any new commercial you produce.
  • for more info, click here to contact Nikki Manuel.

 

Special Projects & Events

Throughout the year, the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce provides its members with many diverse activities. These functions provide a mixture of opportunities for networking and education, as well as entertainment.

The Annual Dinner offers Chamber members the opportunity to review the Chamber’s accomplishments of the past year and to assess the goals and objectives of the upcoming year. The Chamber Person of the Year and the Henry Evans Volunteer of the Year are presented at this time.

One of the Chamber’s most popular events are the Business After Hours receptions. Throughout the year, various businesses sponsor Business After Hours which allow Chamber members to network with each other in an informal social setting.

The Chamber also offers Business Development Seminars that address current issues facing businesses in the Shenango Valley. Chamber members facilitate these educational seminars.

Golf outings are also popular Chamber activities. Chamber members and their guests enjoy a full day of networking and socializing. The Chamber currently sponsors the Mercer County Business & Industry Golf Classic, and the Ladies Golf Scramble.

 

Sponsor Marketing Opportunities

Get your business in front of the public in a big way through our sponsor marketing opportunities. Learn more about them here!

ChamberChoice Energy Program

The ChamberChoice Energy program helps meters of all sizes save money on their energy spend, from small retail operators to large industrial plants and institutional clients. To get started, simply call the ChamberChoice Energy hotline at 866-699-9968 and an Energy Advisor will begin exploring savings for your business, or help evaluate an offer you may have recently received.

 

790 WPIC Radio Promotions

Cumulus Radio/Sharon will provide 1 FREE commercial for every paid commercial that any new Chamber member purchases on one of the following radio stations – News Talk 790 WPIC and Sports Radio 96.7

Please call Bob Greenburg, Sales Manager at (724) 346-4113 for more details.

 

Website

All chamber members are listed in the Chamber Directory on this web site. If the business has a web site, then it is linked through the directory. Members will get a login to review, edit and add to their informaton. Already a member? Ask us for more information

 

ChamberChoice Business Insurance

Chamber members are invited to purchase business insurance through Penn National Insurance’s chamber member program.  Depending on the total group premium and total claims experience, you could earn an annual dividend on coverage you already need to buy.  Eligible lines include: Business Owners, Commercial Auto, Property, General Liability, Package Policies, Inland Marine, and Workers’ Compensation.

Gilberts Risk Solutions, Kolten Hoffman
Phone: (724) 977-4204, khoffman@gilbertsrisksolutions.comwww.gilbertsrisksolutions.com

ChamberChoice offers products and services to help Chamber members manage and implement a successful employee benefits package with a wide variety of insurance solutions. Our team delivers innovative benefit administration services, risk analysis, alternative funding options and critical Compliance support. ChamberChoice helps every member – from the individual health consumer, Medicare participant, to employers of all sizes and scope. For more information contact ChamberChoice at 1-800-377-3539.

Burns & Burns Associates, Chuck Alexander
Phone: 724-662-3366, cealexander@burnsandburns.com, www.burnsandburns.com

Direct Mail

For $125, Chamber members can have a flyer included in the Chamber’s regular mailings. This benefit depends on the chamber’s schedule and upcoming events. In addition, mailing labels are available for purchase: $50 for the main contact membership (over 400) or $75 for all the representatives (over 600). Ask us for more information

Founders Board Room Rental

Founders Board Room Features:

  • Seating for 50
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Private entrance
  • Viewing Screen Available
  • Easel

Rates:

  • Chamber Members: $60 half day/$100 day
  • Non-Chamber Members: $100 half day/$175 day
  • Non-profit Entities & Founders: $60 half day/$100 day

Email us for more information

Total Energy Resources Programs & Services

As an SVCC member with local representation and a long standing,  broad based knowledge of western Pennsylvania’s robust, dynamic, deregulated energy market, Total Energy Resources, LLC assists commercial, industrial and residential customers with their energy procurement and management; devising customized solutions tailored to individual needs. For more information, advice and advocacy regarding competitive choice, contact Les Katona, Manager, Energy services at 724-742-4700 (Office) or 410-905-4798 (Mobile); or at lkatona@totalenergyresources.com.

Check out our Member Affinity Programs… [Share Your Program]

DQE

Your business depends on reliable Internet connectivity. DQE Communications is now offering Internet Lite, an ideal solution for small businesses – all with a 100% fiber-based foundation that provides the most reliable Internet for businesses in every industry.

For a limited time, DQE is offering new customers an introductory monthly rate on Internet Lite for Chamber Members only. Contact DQE today at dqecom.com/chamber and include code CHAMBER in your message for this exclusive offer. Deadline to request discounted Internet Lite offer is June 30th, 2019.

Please note: DQE currently serves businesses only, residential services are not available at this time. Certain service restrictions may apply – contact your DQE representative for details.

Burn & Burns Associates

Burns & Burns Associates, Inc. offers a complimentary “Insurance Tune Up” that includes a review of your current coverage to ensure that it matches you or your company’s present needs! We will then provide you comparison rates, including those available through the Chamber Choice Dividend benefit program (if applicable), which could help improve your bottom line! Changes from year to year often go un-addressed and can sometimes seriously affect you or your company if there ever comes a claim that involves anything not updated. Make sure you never have to worry and call or email Chuck Alexander today!
cealexander@burnsandburns.com or 724-662-3366

LegalShield

Trinity Solutions LLC offers legal services and ID Theft protection, along with select other services through Legal Shield and ID Shield. We have partnered with the Shenango Valley Chamber to offer these great services at a group discounted rate to chamber members.
Services include; unlimited legal consultations, identity theft protection, last will and living testament, living wills, correspondence (letters/calls on your behalf), document/contract review, debt collection and much more! For more information, please visit: http://www.legalshield.com/info/svcoc

PNC Merchant Services

Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to team with PNC Merchant Services to bring members customized services offerings with competitive pricing and quality services. We understand that it’s Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce mission to provide valuable benefits to their members to help them grow and to succeed; that’s our mission too.
As a part of this program, members can benefit from:

• Competitive rates designed specifically for Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce members
• Accept all forms of card payment transactions, whether it is credit cards, debit cards, gift cards
• 24/7 customer care
• No Early Termination Fee for merchant services.
• Next-Day Funding of card payment processing transactions when deposited into a PNC Bank business checking account1
PNC Merchant Services is an alliance between PNC Bank, N.A. , one of the nation’s foremost financial services companies, and First Data, a global leader in payment processing solutions2. We provide businesses with innovative point-of-sale (POS) payment acceptance capabilities and back them up with service, financial strength and stability to help keep your receivables flowing.
It is our mission to allow you to focus on what you do best and to succeed with peace of mind. Learn more about what PNC Merchant Services can do for your business. Contact your Account Executive, Michael Balale
at phone: 330-398-1767 or by Email: michael.balale@pnc.com today!

1. Next-day funding on card transactions processed by PNC Merchant Services when deposited into a customer’s PNC Bank business checking account. Certain restrictions may apply. Monthly account maintenance fee waived on PNC Bank Business Checking, PNC Bank Business Checking Plus and PNC Bank Business Checking Preferred when you maintain a linked PNC Merchant Services account.
2. First Data is ranked within the top 10 Merchant Acquirers in the United States 2018 according to the 2019 Nilson Report at https://www.nilsonreport.com/

The Clover® name and logo are owned by Clover Network, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of First Data Corporation, and are registered or used in the U.S. and many foreign countries.

Merchant Services are provided by PNC Merchant Services Company and are subject to credit approval. PNC Merchant Services is a registered trademark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
©2019 The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. All rights reserved. PNC Bank, National Association. Member FDIC

And that’s not all, every Chamber member gets these additional perks…

Annual Directory

The Annual Directory is more than just a listing of chamber members; it contains a planner and a Buyer’s Guide. The Buyer’s Guide lists all chamber members by the business category and offers the opportunity to advertising, much like the yellow pages of your phone book. Prices vary according to the five sizes available. Ask us for more information.

Job Opportunity?

Submit the position title and a link of the job description and we’ll promote it in our weekly e-newsletter. Just email it to us!

In the News?

Your business or event covered in the media? Employee honored, business anniversary celebrated or grand opening? Just send us the link to the media coverage and we will promote it in our weekly E-Connections which reaches more than 4500 people – FOR FREE! Help the chamber get the word out about how great your business is! Just email it directly to us!

Advertise in our Online Newsletter

Promote your special event in our E-Connections online newsletter – now reaching more than 4500 people – plus promoted weekly on our Facebook  page! Normally $50 per newsletter – we are offering a buy 2/get 2 ads free – which means 4 ads for $100. Run 2 now and save 2 for later or whatever works best for your business! Plus upon membership renewal – get a free e-newsletter ad ($50 value) every year. Just email it directly to us or ask us for more information!

Go Pro!

Got your professional article published?  Created a podcast?  Wrote a blog post pertaining to business? Just email it to us for reposting in either our e-newsletter or on our Facebook page. And don’t forget to like our FB page too!

Chamber 101

Sign up for our free chamber orientation class! Offered on a quarterly basis to every chamber member. Contact us here.

Community Calendar

Have an upcoming event? Get it in our community calendar which we are also promoting weekly in our e-newsletter and Facebook page! This service is open to every chamber member and can gets your event info in front of thousands of people – FOR FREE! Submit your event here!

Kudos!

Won an award? Got recognized? Opened up a new division? Celebrated in the news? Let us know and we’ll spread the word! Just email it to us!

Lunch & Learn Program

Announcing the Shenango Valley Chamber’s NEW Lunch & Learn Program!

Only an hour long, a Lunch & Learn session includes networking, lunch and a 20-minute interactive presentation on a particular topic that can assist businesses and their employees. Relevant business topics can range from marketing, social media, office wellness, new business laws, etc. and will include lunch.

The cost of each Lunch & Learn will be $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Advance registration will be required.

To sponsor or present a Lunch & Learn, contact the chamber at info@svchamber.com

Not a member yet?

Join hundreds of businesses already in the chamber. Questions? Call us at 724-981-5880, email us at info@svchamber.com, or click to join…

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