Ambassador Program

Purpose

  • Raise awareness of Chamber activities and benefits
  • Promote membership opportunities
  • Inform and involve new Chamber members to promote strong continuing membership
  • Encouraging meaningful and beneficial participation in the Chamber’s programs
  • Serve as a liaison between the Chamber staff and membership

Ambassadors

The Chamber Ambassador Program consists of volunteers from the Chamber membership who donate their time to assist the Chamber in various activities. Ambassadors serve a term of one year, beginning on the date they are approved for the Program. Ambassadors may continue to serve after the one-year term if agreed upon by the Ambassador and the Chamber.

Benefits to the Ambassador

  • Increased name and face recognition
  • Increased networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to connect one-on-one with new and existing Chamber members
  • Increased referral opportunities through other Ambassadors and one-on-one contact with members
  • Potential media coverage from attendance at Chamber events
  • Gain an insider’s perspective of the local business community
  • Opportunity to meet local business and community leaders
  • Chance to help the community and show community pride
  • Free admission to paid Chamber events
  • Discount on yearly dues

Benefits to the Chamber

  • Increased visibility within the community
  • Better understanding of membership needs
  • More involvement of existing Chamber Members
  • Ability to manage events more effectively
  • Increased recruitment opportunities
  • Member retention

Benefits to the Chamber Members

  • Increased access to points of contact who can provide assistance and answer questions
  • More frequent Chamber communication
  • Potential for increased referrals
  • Members will feel more connected to the Chamber

Requirements to be an Ambassador

  • Member in good standing of the South Mountain Chamber of Commerce
  • Attend monthly Ambassador meetings
  • Make phone calls to members to keep them involved in the Chamber
    • Welcome calls to new members
    • Calls to members who are coming due for renewal
    • Calls to renewing members
  • Be available for Ribbon Cuttings, Mixers, Lunch and Learns, and other Chamber events to assist in helping the event go smoothly
  • Look for guests at events and engage in conversation about the Chamber
  • Help educate and answer questions about Chamber membership to potential members
  • Wear the South Mountain Chamber of Commerce badge to events
  • (Optional) Wear the South Mountain Chamber of Commerce badge to events outside the Chamber
  • (Optional) Attend City of Phoenix, South Mountain, or Laveen development meetings to keep the Chamber aware of new developments in the area

Being an Ambassador is a vital component of the South Mountain Chamber. To learn more, or to submit your application, download and review our Ambassador Application Packet.