As a business professional in the Perrysburg area, you already know about its great quality of life. Now you can tap into the power of the Perrysburg Area Chamber of Commerce. You’ll get a whole host of services to help you get the most out of your business. From networking to group insurance, business-related information and workshops, you’ll be equipped like never before.
Membership in your Chamber of Commerce speaks positively about your business, according to the results of a national study by The Schapiro Group, an Atlanta-based market research firm. The study reveals that consumers are 63 percent more likely to do business with a company they believe is a member of the chamber.
Other findings include:
• When consumers know that a business is a chamber member, they are 44 percent more likely to think favorably about the business.
• Consumers who are told that a business is a chamber member are 51 percent more likely to be highly aware of it and 57 percent more likely to think positively of its local reputation.
• When business decision-makers believe that a business is a chamber member, they are 37 percent more likely to think favorably of the business, 51 percent more likely to be highly aware of it, 58 percent more likely to think positively of its local reputation and 59 percent more likely to buy goods and services from it.
• 82 percent of respondents believe that the chamber helps create jobs and promotes local economic development.
The study was sponsored by IBM, Administaff, Jim Blasingame and askjim.biz in cooperation with American Chamber of Commerce Executives, and was conducted by The Schapiro Group and coordinated by Market Street Services.