Membership Benefits

Every chamber of commerce and membership-driven economic development organization is unique, offering different benefits, resources, and opportunities for those who live, work, and play in the community. There are many direct benefits to joining Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region. Explore them below!

Membership Benefits

Support of the Region for all Businesses, Communities, and Families

Exclusive Benefits for Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region Members

  • Participation in the organization’s governance, including service on the board of directors and committees
  • Networking opportunities such as Mixers and special events
  • Visibility through social media posts, Chamber referral program, and inclusion in our exclusive membership directory
  • Perk Card member-to-member discount program
  • Preferential registration and discounted rates for events and professional development opportunities
  • Brochure placement at the downtown office, Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport, and the visitor’s center in Rutland
  • Opportunity to participate in VACEplus insurance plans for dental and vision
  • Ribbon cutting events for new members
  • Direct referrals by office staff through requests for information made by phone, email, or in-person visits to our downtown office

First-Year Member Benefits

  • Two free 2×2 print ads in the Rutland Herald to run within a 7-day period or buy one, get one free 2×5 introductory ad for only $207.50, or $217.50 weekend edition to run within a 14-day period
  • Buy one, get one free advertisement on your first order with any Catamount Radio station
  • Buy a 4-week promotion and get the fifth advertisement free in The Mountain Times
  • Free advertising consultation and a 10% discount on approved “TV Everywhere” campaign through Comcast Spotlight
  • One month free website ad (300×250) on

Ready to become a member? Complete the application today!

The PERK Card Program

Everybody loves a deal! Our extremely popular Membership PERK Card is one of the most widely-used and highly-valued benefits of being a member of Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region. All member businesses receive one free PERK card for every member of their organization.

Want to Offer a Deal to Thousands of PERK Cardholders?

Email us with the Perk you would like to offer!


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