FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question about the Chamber? Please email the Front Desk. We’re currently compiling a list of the most frequently asked questions, and we’ll post the answers here.
Q: Is the Chamber part of ______________ (city government, county government, tourism, economic development, Better Business Bureau)?
A: No. The Chamber is an independent 501(c)(6) organization representing nearly 1,000 member businesses.
Q: What types of business join the Chamber?
A: Our Chamber is comprised of 980+ member organizations, including individual professionals, small businesses, and large companies with locations in Frederick County or the surrounding areas. In fact, almost 80% of our members have fewer than 20 employees. Many industries are represented, including Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Skilled Trades, Service and Hospitality, Technology, Government, Nonprofit, and Education.
Q: Why do businesses join the Chamber?
A: The most typical reasons members give for joining and renewing their membership are networking and referrals. We present over 100 events each year, where members are able to meet and build relationships with fellow members. We also provide opportunities for leadership development, training & education, advocacy, and community involvement.
Q: How can I join the Chamber?
A: Click here to join the chamber. To learn more about joining the Chamber. For more information, or to schedule an appointment to discuss Chamber membership, call 301-662-4164. Non-members are invited to attend two events as a guest before membership is required. For more information, or to register for an event, call 301-662-4164 x1 or view the online calendar