Greater Spokane Incorporated works to Create Something Greater in our community – and with your business – by connecting you with valuable relationships and resources, by driving initiatives that improve your business and our region, and by advocating on behalf of your business with a strong unified voice.
Simply put: GSI is in business for business. Your membership shows you care about the health of the greater-Spokane region and our economy, and that you are committed to improving our business climate and preserving our awesome quality of life.
Together, we work to make this region the best place to live, learn, work and play.
Thinking about joining us? Here are 10 reasons we think you should …
Your GSI membership will help you:
1. Drive Down Business Costs
Save money through cost savings programs, discounts, affordable advertising, our member deals program, health insurance and more. Membership expenses are tax deductible.
2. Find and Connect to New Customers
Join leads and referral groups, attend networking events, get noticed through GSI’s social media channels, in our newsletters and on our website, join a committee, get featured in the member directory.
3. Make More Money
Identify new revenue streams, attend a “Meet the Purchasers” program, participate in GSI’s RFP Central program, and identify new customers in the Global Market through its International Trade program.
4. Have a Voice
There is strength in numbers. GSI helps you work together with others for more leverage and advocates on your behalf for business-friendly policies and issues that impact cost of doing business. Meet face-to-face with policy makers.
5. Access Resources
Take advantage of online business resources, connect to industry resources and learn about important business topics from blogs, top tips, and keynote presentations.
6. Enhance Credibility
According to the Shapiro national study, customers are 80% more likely to do business with a business that is a member of their local Chamber.
7. Increase Visibility
Get listed in the Membership Directory on the website. Take advantage of sponsorship, social media, ribbon cuttings, trade shows and advertising opportunities.
8. Get Involved
Don’t have time to attend events? Get involved as much or as little as you would like. We work on your behalf to move forward initiatives that help our economy and your business.
9. Find an Employee, Get Recognized
Post your job openings on the GSI website, pick up your complimentary relocation guides to assist with employee recruitment or attend Small Business Appreciation Night.
10. Make This the Best Region to Live, Learn, Work and Play
Our region’s quality of life isn’t just a matter of chance, and the development of the area’s economy doesn’t just happen. Your membership supports work to proactively promote business growth and expansion, and the success of your business.