Q: Does the Tucson Metro Chamber receive any funding from city, county or state government?
A: No, the Tucson Metro Chamber is an autonomous organization that receives no funding from local or state government agencies. Membership dues, non-dues income and sponsorship revenues make it possible for the Chamber to maintain its position as the independent voice of the business community.
Q: I'm really busy running my business and don't have the time to volunteer or go to a lot of chamber events. Does that reduce the value of my membership?
A:Most members of the Tucson Metro Chamber are experiencing the same time issues. That's why active involvement isn't necessary to reap the many benefits of Chamber membership.
Value Without Involvement
Q: If I do have the time and interest, how can I volunteer to get involved with the work the Chamber is doing?
A: The Tucson Metro Chamber has eight committees that are open to the entire membership. Member committee volunteers work with Chamber staff to promote a strong local economy by focusing on a program of work driven by the Chamber’s Core Fundamentals and Top Five Priorities. Chamber committees include:
• Small Business Growth
• Government Affairs
• Economic Development
• Community Affairs
• Military Affairs
• Los Compadres
Q: How can I advertise my business to Chamber membership?
A: There are numerous opportunities to advertise and market your business to Chamber membership and to businesses and community residents throughout Tucson and Pima County. The Chamber is here to assist you with choosing opportunities that complement your marketing goals and budget.
• TucsonChamber.org website
• Print publications, such as The Chamber Edge and
• Chamber Update weekly eBriefings
• Advertising starter package options with combined opportunities
• Consumer coupons and member-to-member discounts
• Membership mailing and new member mailing list
• Event sponsorship
Advertising & Marketing Opportunities
Q: How do I benefit by becoming a Chamber member?
A: If you’re like most business executives, you’re “doing more with less.” Time is precious and operating your business comes first. We understand. That’s why we’ve created a portfolio of business products and services that deliver immense value to you and your company.
Q: Are non-members welcomed at Chamber events?
A: Yes. Non-members are welcome at Chamber events; you may attend as many events as you like. You will be charged a non-member rate, which is higher than member rates.