McAllen Chamber of Commerce
1200 Ash Avenue, McAllen, TX 78501 | (956) 682-2871

Reasons to Join the Chamber

McAllen Chamber of Commerce
a necessity, not a luxury, let us tell you why
  1. Sales and connecting opportunities through the Power Network, Prime-Time and New Member Minglers.
  2. Members only referrals for products, services and information.
  3. Volunteer opportunities through 19 Committees to impact a wide variety of community issues, projects and events.
  4. Complimentary and low-cost sales and business development opportunities in Monterrey through Casa McAllen.
  5. Business Advocacy to reduce imposing federal and state legislation and regulations that impact the business and tourism climate in McAllen through the Governmental Affairs Council.
  6. Invitations to chamber events that include Good Day McAllen Luncheon, Business-After-Hours Mixers, Annual Banquet, All About Women Series, Receptions and other connecting encounters.
  7. Free and low cost effective training seminars for chamber members.
  8. Ribbon Cuttings, Groundbreaking, Open House Receptions and Relocation events are services provided to Chamber members.
  9. Placement of your company's promotional material in Chamber Lobby Information Center and in Casa McAllen in Monterrey, MX.
  10. Complimentary Chamber Economic Pulse, Business Advice and Community Happenings in Monthly McAllen Chamber Newsletter.
  11. Promotional and marketing opportunities to Mexican Nationals, Winter Texans, Nature Tourist, other leisure visitors and Convention Attendees.
  12. Letters for FM3 Permits and Certificates of Origin are complimentary services provided to Chamber members.
  13. Reach over 175,000 people with low cost advertising through McAllen Chamber publications.
  14. Free company listing in Membership Directory in alphabetical and category order.
  15. State-of-the-art website featuring e-marketplace, downloadable Chamber publications, free Online Membership Listing in alphabetical and category order, which includes a free hyperlink to company website.
  16. Business Expo the ultimate business-to-business exhibiting trade show. Free Admission to the public.
  17. Participation in promoting quality of life through the Cultural Arts & Entertainment, Creative Art Incubator and Nature Tourism programs and events including the Music After Hours outdoor concert series.
  18. Involvement in community events such as Candlelight Posada, International Food Festival, McAllen International Travel Show, McAllen Mini-Maker Faire, Lemonade Day, and Heart of the Valley Health Fair.
  19. State-of-the-art meeting room facility available for rent at a low-cost.
  20. Opportunity for Publicity through extensive media relations programs throughout the U.S. and Mexico.
  21. The opportunity to participate in Sister-City events such as receptions or excursions.
  22. The new "GoMcAllen" App makes your membership even more rewarding - full member company directory, mapping, instant updates, and notifications, and access to download the latest coupon deals through the BuyMcAllen Electronic Coupon program. No cost to download "GoMcAllen" App.
  23. Opportunity to showcase your business and participate in BuyMcAllen.com- innovative internet marketing tool to promote your company's specials and offer enticing discounts. Electronic coupons are distributed at Hidalgo, Pharr, and Anzalduas International bridges.
  24. We Promote entrepreneurship and innovation by awarding Innovation and Small Business Plan Competition Grants.
  25. The Chamber supports Education and provides $20,000 in mentoring opportunities every year.
  26. Connect with other innovators at the monthly I & E Network meetings.
  27. Develop the path-to-market of your idea at the Idea Lab.
  28. Nurture entrepreneurship in MISD students with the "McAllen Youth Entrepreneur Factory".