Why Invest?

The West Memphis Chamber of Commerce is a 501C(6), membership-driven organization that depends on you, the member, to help carry out our mission. If you are considering joining the West Memphis Chamber, now is the time! We have strong local support and the drive to continue to support economic growth in our area, workforce development in the delta and making West Memphis the place you want to live. The Chamber has many opportunities for members: discounts, referrals, volunteer and leadership opportunities and many more. For more information, email the Chamber office at info@westmemphischamber.com.

Advertising Opportunities & Chamber Communications

Upon becoming a Chamber member, your business will be placed on our brand new website as well as our membership directory, which offers categorical listings, giving you more visibility. Perfect for small businesses who don’t want the cost and headache of running a website. Simply use your membership page within our Chamber website to advertise and drive sales to your front door. We offer guides on commercial and residential real estate, small business packets and community brochures, focusing our efforts on small business retention, workforce, creative placemaking and community development. Our electronic Monday Memos contains news on local businesses, community activities, upcoming events and is a great source of advertising to an audience of 500+ viewers.

Networking Opportunities & Community Involvement

The Chamber provides various networking opportunities for its members to form long-lasting business and social relationships. We are a close-knit association that promotes and supports our community. The Chamber offers networking luncheons, business socials, receptions and other events to help members connect. We partner with the City of West Memphis and other organizations to encourage Chamber and community involvement at every level. For more information, visit our News, Calendar of Events page or our Committees page to see how you can get involved.

Business Education & Professional Development

The Chamber partners with local member experts, ASU Mid-South, U of A Research & Extension Service of Crittenden County, West Memphis School District, Career Development & Technical Institute, Arkansas Small Business Administration, Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Arkansas State Business & Technology Development Center to provide business development, workforce training, professional development, start-up training and non-profit development training. Please contact us if you are interested in sharing your expertise or hosting a workshop for fellow Chamber members.

Adult & Student Leadership Programs

The West Memphis Chamber offers a leadership development program for West Memphis 9th graders and a comprehensive adult leadership program for residents and employees in Crittenden County, Arkansas. Our programs are geared toward creating a network of leaders who will address problems and achieve solutions together; developing leaders capable of articulating a clear and inspiring vision of our community’s future; developing leaders who focus their talents on innovative resolutions to modern-day issues; and expand leadership pools by drawing on the talents of All people in and around the community. To apply for our Adult Leadership Program, please email a completed LEADERSHIP APPLICATION to wmcoc@westmemphischamber.com. To apply for our Junior Leadership Program, please email a completed JUNIOR LEADERSHIP APPLICATION to info@westmemphischamber.com.

Business & Professional Milestone Celebrations

Let us celebrate with you! We host Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings, Ground Breakings and Open House events for new or relocated businesses. These events bring curious customers, fellow Chamber members, and brand awareness to hundreds of residents and businesses in the area. This service comes with free advertising in the Chamber newsletter, website and across all Chamber social media. To schedule your celebration, please complete our RIBBON CUTTING FORM and return to wmcoc@westmemphischamber.com.

If you are considering joining the West Memphis Chamber, now is the time!