Member-to-Member Discount Program FAQ

Q: What is the Member-to-Member Discount Program?

A: The Erie County Chamber of Commerce Member-to-Member Discount Program is designed to give member businesses an opportunity to offer exclusive discounts to their fellow member businesses, such as discounted products and/or services.

 

Q: Who is eligible to offer a Member-to-Member Discount?

A: Any Erie County Chamber of Commerce member, in good standing.

 

Q: Who is eligible to receive a Member-to-Member Discount?

A: Any active member business and their employees are eligible to receive the discounts offered in the program.

 

Q: How can I verify if a business is a member of the Erie County Chamber of Commerce?

A: Visit ErieCountyChamber.Com and search the directory to find current chamber-member businesses.

 

Q: How do I verify that someone works for a member business?

A: Anyone requesting your Member-to-Member discount must present a Member-to-Member Discount Card (available at the Chamber Office only).

 

Q: How much does the discount program cost?

A: Participating in the Member-to-Member Discount Program is absolutely free! It is a benefit for all of our chamber-members.

 

Q: What is the advantage of participating in the program?

A: Members gain exposure by advertising their discounted products and services to the Chamber membership. The member-to-member discount program offers businesses an opportunity to build its customer base and provides no-cost marketing.

 

Q: What kind of discount should I offer?

A: Many members offer a percentage off of products and/or services. Examples include: “10% off a specific service” or “special rates for specific services, call business for details”. Discounts are ultimately at the member’s discretion so you must make that decision.

 

Q: How are Member-to-Member Discounts publicized?

A: The Chamber promotes its Member-to-Member Discount Program via its website, email and/or promotional flyers. Information is updated regularly.

 

Q: What if I take part in the program, but change my mind?

A: Members can choose to discontinue their participation in the discount program at any time. The Chamber requires written notice in order to update promotional material.

 

Q: Which businesses take part in the Member-to-Member Discount program?

A: For a complete listing of participating businesses, view the Chamber’s member-to-member discount list on our website (to be published).

 

Q: When do I use my Member-to-Member Discount Card?

A: You can use your Member-to-Member Discount Card when shopping at member businesses that offer member-to-member discounts. For a complete listing of discounts, click here.

 

Q: Do I have to use my Member-to-Member Discount Card to be eligible for the discounts?

A: Yes.

 

Q: How many Member-to-Member Discount Cards can my business request?

A: Your business can request as many Member-to-Member Discount Cards as you need. They are available at the Chamber office during our regular business hours. For more information contact the Erie County Chamber of Commerce at (419) 625-6421.