For more information on any of these benefits, please call The Chamber at 814-943-8151.
Blair County Township/City Maps are available for purchase at The Chamber office. They feature a detailed map of the cities of Altoona and Hollidaysburg and also provide maps of surrounding townships. Chamber maps are free for Chamber Members up to quantities of 10. Each map over this quantity will be $2 each. Maps for non-members cost $5 each. PDF versions of area maps may be viewed online by clicking here.
Blair Business Mirror is a tabloid newspaper published monthly by The Chamber in cooperation with the Altoona Mirror. The publication features Chamber news, stories on Chamber Members and upcoming events. The Business Mirror is distributed to 36,000 homes in Blair County. Members can advertise in the Blair Business Mirror at a 5% discounted rate.
Blue Card Program allows members to save some money while supporting local companies that sell products and services. The premise is simple: Encourage Chamber Members to offer discounts to other members so that more sales occur and more transactional dollars stay close to home. Click here to see the current offers.
Bulk Mailing is a program whereby The Chamber will allow members to use its Bulk Mailing Permit at no cost beyond what is ordinarily charged for bulk mail. To find out how to access this benefit, contact Cindy Cessna at 943-8151 or E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Bulletin is The Chamber’s weekly email newsletter highlighting the Chamber programs, events, advocacy issues and news that affect Blair County Businesses.
Certificates of Origin are available free to Chamber Members.
Chamber Choice is a health insurance plan offered through the Chambers of Commerce Services Corporation to businesses of any size. Plans are administered through Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. For more information regarding this plan, please call 800-377-3539. (When asked which region, please respond Central PA.) Click here to learn more about Chamber Choice.
Chamber Choice Energy Program offered through OnDemand Energy, offers professional energy procurement consulting that allows our clients to continue focusing on their core business needs. OnDemand offers the broadest array of electrical choices, including customized products and strategies. For more information, please call 866-669-9986. Click here to visit OnDemand's website.
Chamber Foundation is a 501-C3 foundation created by The Chamber to offer tax advantages to business or individuals willing to make contributions to any of the educational programs currently operated or endorsed by The Chamber. At the present time, those programs include Leadership Blair County (adult), Leadership Blair County Youth, BASICS and Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week.
The Chamber Membership Directory is published annually and offers wide exposure. It is distributed to all the Chamber Member businesses, placed in all Blair County Hotel rooms to assist visitors, mailed in relocation packets, and is made available to outside businesses desiring to conduct business with Chamber Members. The directory includes member businesses listed alphabetically and categorically to make your business more visible to those seeking information.
Mailing labels consisting of Chamber Members are available for purchase through The Chamber. It's a great way to target your peers!
Networking Opportunities: The Chamber offers both annual events and regular monthly programs to encourage and assist our members to network. Click here for upcoming events.
Privilege Pages are 8 1/2 by 11 inch inserts available for purchase by Chamber Members to promote products, services or programs. These pages are inserted in the Blair Business Mirror, a tabloid newspaper published monthly by The Chamber in cooperation with the Altoona Mirror.
Referrals: Only Chamber Member Businesses are referred to people who call The Chamber looking for products and services.
Ribbon Cuttings: Chamber Ribbon cuttings are available at no cost to Members.