Join the Chamber

Mission Statement

The Clarinda Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer-led, member-supported, non-profit corporation working to strengthen the overall community and economic vitality of the Clarinda area.

     Specifically, the Chamber devotes time and money to efforts that:
Promote the image of the community and improve the quality of life;
     Recruit and retain new and existing businesses;
     Encourage the growth of tourism for the area, and
     Support educational opportunities.

Membership Benefits

Business promotions
Business referrals
Chamber website
    – Member directory
    – Job postings
    – Calendar of Events
Small business assistance
Membership decal
Marketing display in Chamber office
Bulk mailing permit discount
Clarinda Marketing campaign
Business Development projects
Downtown Revitalization
Adopt-A-Class program
Tourism efforts
Chamber annual events
Clarinda Dollar promotion

Ribbon Cuttings/Open Houses
Business After Hours
Educational business seminars
Community Beautification
Legislative voice for community issues
Business spotlights in bi-monthly newsletter
Community event sponsorships
Event & Business announcements sent through Chamber E-Blasts
Chamber committees & Ambassadors
Support the efforts in helping the Clarinda community grow and remain a viable business community.

Chamber Dues

The Base Membership Rate for 2019 is $260.00.
This includes two full-time employees and additional employees will be calculated into the annual membership fee.

There are four business categories. Please select the category which best applies to your business.

1. Business/Organizations:
Base rate of $260.00 plus total number of full-time and part-time employees.
(Retail, Service, Restaurant, Non Profit)

2. Licensed Professionals:
Base rate of $260.00 (covers one licensed professional) plus $100.00 for each additional licensed professional, and $23.00 for each licensed employee.
(Lawyers, Doctors, Insurance Agents)

3. Financial Institutions:
Base rate of $260.00 plus $77.00 per (1) million dollars in deposits or fraction thereof.

4. Utility Companies:
Base rate of $260.00 plus 87¢ per unit serviced (Hook-up).

Additional Opportunities

Associate Membership
We encourage community members who are not owners or official representatives of a business to become supporters in our efforts at a reduced rate. Associate memberships are $50.00 per year.

Community & Retail Promotions
The goal of the Community & Retail Promotions committee is to promote Clarinda businesses through community events, retail promotions and marketing opportunities. There is an additional fee of $100.00 per year.

Chamber Annual Events

Chamber Annual Banquet
Clarinda Craft & Vendor Marketplace
Bowling Tournament
Easter Egg Hunt
Golf Tournament
Cruzin’ Clarinda
Chamber sponsored A’s Night
Back to School Bash
Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree
Clarinda Craft Carnival
Holiday Showcase & Soup Supper
Lighted Christmas Parade
Christmas Tour of Homes
Taste of Clarinda
Chamber Holiday Open House

To join the Clarinda Chamber of Commerce, please click on the links below, fill them out and send them back with your dues to : 115 East Main Street, Clarinda, IA 51632.

Member Application

Website Directory Form

Membership Brochure