Tenterden the Jewel of the Weald

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Benefits of Membership

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Contact the Chamber of Commerce:  online form 



Why Join the Chamber of Commerce?


Some of the Benefits of being a Chamber of Commerce Member:

  • The Chamber of Commerce run this highly performing Tenterden website www.tenterdentown.co.uk which attracts a significant number of visitors per month (October 2014:  23,797 unique visitors, 45,595 visitors, 488,976 pages loaded, 1,620,878 hits), so is a fantastic resource for you and your business.    

  • We send out the Chamber News email a couple of times a month

  • You will be part of a thriving business community: we have over 200 member businesses in Tenterden and the surrounding area. See here for a list of Chamber members www.tenterdentown.co.uk/chamber-members

  • You may have a full listing on the Tenterden website www.tenterdentown.co.uk in as many categories as you wish (fair usage policy) and several links to your own website. You may also request your own special page where you can have several photos, lots of information about your business and several deep links to your own website.

  • Engage with the Tenterden Twitter account www.twitter.com/tenterdentown 

  • Engage with the community Tenterden Facebook account www.facebook.com/tenterden 

  • You will be able to participate in the Love Tenterden loyalty card scheme www.ilovetenterden.co.uk

  • You may list any special event you are holding in our events diary www.tenterdentown.co.uk/events

  • The Tenterden community Newsletter "InCinque" is sent out by email. Subscribe here www.tenterdentown.co.uk/join

  • We send you regular "Chamber News" emails with news from the Chamber of Commerce

  • The Big Society. You are helping to support the Tenterden community. We allow non business charities, local clubs, groups, societies, schools and churches in Tenterden and the surrounding area a webpage on this website free of charge. We also list contact details for all Clubs and Societies in the area and we list most of their events in our events diary free of charge.

  • You may post in all categories in our Tenterden Forum www.tenterdentown.co.uk/forums. Current forums are: General Forum, Events, Clubs and Activities, Promotions and Special Offers, The Property Corner, Job vacancies, Legal Help Forum, Car Share Forum, Buy and Sell, and a Forum for the Young in Tenterden

  • We give you an early opportunity to advertise in brochures and programmes of local events such as the Folk Festival, and Tentertainment which alone attracts well over 10,000 visitors to Tenterden every year

  • You can become better acquainted with other businesses in Tenterden and the surrounding area. We run networking meetings every month, which are an opportunity to meet the committee and network with colleagues. Many of these networking events are hosted by one of our member businesses which means a glass or so of wine and a few nibbles are provided free of charge to you.

  • We have affiliation with the Wealden Business Group (WBG) - Chamber members can attend up to 6 WBG breakfast networking meetings each year on an ad hoc basis. A very useful opportunity to network with other businesses in the Weald of Kent

  • We run various events every year including the Christmas Festival and Late Night Shopping

  • We organise the Christmas lights in Tenterden High Street along with Tenterden Town Council

  • We have two Chamber of Commerce representatives on the Tenterden Town Council Tourism and Business committee

  • We have a Central Office (Tenterden & District Chamber of Commerce, Bell House, Bells Lane, Tenterden, Kent)

  • 2016 Chamber of Commerce annual fee £80 if paid by standing order (otherwise £100 per year). The membership year runs from January to December each year and if you join mid year you will pay a pro-rata rate. Membership fees are non-refundable should you resign your membership for any reason