Your membership investment is based on the number of full-time employees in your company, including management/owner. Count two part-time employees as one. Do not count seasonal employees. (Rates good through November 15, 2022)
1-3 employees: $387
4-10 employees: $561
11-20 employees: $734
21-40 employees: $1,072
41-80 employees: $1,746
81-150 employees: $2,527
151-225 employees: $2,971
226-300 employees: $3,429
over 300 employees: $3,722
Special membership types: The majority of members will choose one of the options above. However, you may select one of the options below instead if you qualify.
Any 501c(3) organization, school, church, governmental agency, etc. that derives 60% or more of its funding from public funds (government, tax dollars) or United Way, or Porter County Community Foundation, or any combination thereof, is eligible for the Non-Profit membership rate. Some not-for-profits have elected to pay a business membership investment.
Any contracted or commissioned employee of a member business or organization that does not consider that employee as part of their employee count for the purpose of assessing investment may join under this category. The employer must be an active (paid) member in good standing. Examples include, but are not limited to, real estate agents, financial planners, insurance agents, etc.
Memberships are also extended to an individual who is not actively employed, connected or involved with a local business, nor serves as a vendor or provider to local businesses. Civic members will be listed by individual name and the category will be "Civic Membership" for the Membership Directory and Valpo Chamber website. Examples include, but are not limited to, retired professionals, full-time students, and local residents.
Members may be eligible for a discounted, subsidiary membership with the Valpo Chamber, provided all of the following criteria are met: If two or more separated legal entities (and specifically not divisions of the same company) which share in common a person, partnership, corporation or limited liability company who/which directly owns 80% or more of the interest in each entity, the membership fee for the entities will be calculated as follows: The entity having the greater number of employees must obtain or maintain a primary membership based on the membership fee schedule. The subsidiary business must have five or fewer employees to qualify for a subsidiary membership rate.