Reasons to Join

Thank you for your interest in the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce. Your membership is a good investment in the future of your business and our community. Discover how the Chamber can help you, and how you can help our community.

As a Member, you are helping to…

Strengthen our local economy
The KKCC is dedicated to helping local companies grow their business by taking the lead in programs and efforts that help create a strong local economy and make our community a great place to do business.

Promote the community
The KKCC takes the lead in promoting the community by helping to recruit new businesses to locate here, participating in efforts to improve our quality of life and by advocating our community as a great place for people to work, do business and raise a family.

Provide networking opportunities
The networking opportunities at the KKCC provide an opportunity for members to sell their products and services to their peers and benefit from ideas and savings that will enhance their bottom line.

Represent the interests of business with government
The KKCC works year round to ensure local elected officials and other decision makers are educated on the impact their actions have on the local economy. As a strong voice for business, the chamber can represent you and let you concentrate on your business.

Take political action
The KKCC is concerned about making sure we elect to office those candidates who understand issues from a business point of view, and still weigh the concept of sustainability for our island.

As a Member, we work to…

Bring you more business
By phone, walk-in, email and Internet, the KKCC gives thousands of referrals each year. As a member, you will directly benefit from these new customers. Many consumers look for the Chamber certificate as a sign that you are a reputable member of the community.

Create better connections
Chamber members have a better connection to the West Hawaii community because they are connected to each other. Your circle of influence will grow by 750 the instant you join the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce.

Make you more visible
Exposure comes naturally when you are a member of the KKCC. Be sure to take full advantage of free publicity most businesses cannot afford. Exclusive features like press releases in our Connections newsletter, introduction at AfterHours and hosting a networking meeting are some examples of the exposure you’ll enjoy. You’ll also want to take advantage of our wide-reaching and economical advertising opportunities via our website, Connections newsletter, Source directory and West Hawaii Today chamber feature pages.

Help You Work Smarter
You don’t have time to research all the issues and trends that will affect your business. Your chamber membership gives you the freedom to focus on your business while we work with local governments to protect your interests. You’ll be alerted to issues and initiatives that deserve your attention so you won’t miss a chance to be heard on decisions affecting your quality of life.