Joining the Devonport Chamber of Commerce offers a range of benefits for your business, including valuable networking opportunities, advocacy efforts, and business support, as well as access to resources. By becoming a member, you can broaden your professional network, engage with potential customers at regular events, and have a platform to express your views in local advocacy initiatives. Additionally, membership can boost your business’ credibility and visibility within the community, leading to growth and success. In short, the investment in DCCI Membership may be small, but the potential returns for your business in our local community are significant.
We provide a range of benefits that can help your business to thrive in the local community.
As a member, you can network with other business members at events and meetings. This can expand your business contacts and connect you with potential clients, partners, and suppliers.
Have a Voice
We advocate for our members by lobbying for policies and legislation that support economic growth. We give you a voice to all levels of government: local, state, and federal.
We provide access to business advisory bodies offering expert guidance and consultation on a range of business issues and challenges. We also offer training services and information on funding opportunities to support your business growth.
Access membership benefits from the TCCI
Your membership with our chamber gives you access to exclusive benefits with an Associate Membership with the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TCCI).
- Industrial relations – 2 x Free Helpline calls;
- Industrial relations consultancy at member rates;
- Member rates at TCCI events and functions;
- Member rates for TCCI training courses;
- Access to TCCI Newsletters and the Tasmania Business Reporter;
- Links to the Australian Chamber of Commerce and other International bodies; and
Access to new products and services.
Membership with the DCCI can enhance a business’s credibility and reputation in the community. If consumers are aware that a business is affiliated with their chamber of commerce, their favourable perception of the business increases by 49%, and they are 80% more inclined to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.*The Shapiro Group.
Being a member can provide increased visibility and promotional opportunities for your business. This includes listing on our website, social media promotion, inclusion in our publications and unique marketing opportunities.
The DCCI serves as a hub for community engagement, promoting local events and initiatives and supporting local charities and non-profit organisations. This can help your business to build relationships with the local community and enhance its reputation as a responsible corporate citizen.
Our Members receive a Goodstone Group VIP card, which offers discounts of up to 20% at Goodstone food and beverage outlets such as The Alexander, The Elimatta, The River Arms, and numerous other bottle shops and hotels.
Our members are also entitled to discounts on DCCI seminars, industry forums, functions, and events.
Access to Resources and Information
We provide access to resources and information on business trends, market research, and regulatory changes that can help businesses stay up-to-date and competitive.
We offer a range of membership levels depending on your business needs.
BUSINESS MEMBERSHIPThe Chamber provides you with a wide range of benefits including:
The opportunity to use the Chamber to advocate on your behalf to local, state and/or federal government(s);
The opportunity to network and attend a wide range of seminars, industry forums, functions and events – with discounted rates for members;
Industrial Relations and Human Resources support, through our member alliance with the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
Access and input to the various committees;
Your details promoted under an industry category on the Chamber Website;
Opportunities to market your business;
A quarterly E-newsletter; and
A Goodstone VIP card – providing discounts of 5% to 20% at Goodstone food and beverage outlets.
GOLD MEMBERSHIPLimited to 6 businesses during our membership year.
- In addition to regular membership benefits, Gold members receive:
- An advertisement in one Chamber E-newsletter
- The exclusive opportunity to email promotional material to the DCCI Membership once per year;
- The opportunity to display a pull up sign at two Chamber Functions;
- Your logo on the DCCI Website including a link to your website; and
- A logo under Gold Members in the Annual Report as well as a 10% discount on advertisements in the Annual Report.
DIAMOND MEMBERSHIPLimited to 6 business during our membership year.
- In addition to regular membership benefits, Diamond members receive:
An advertisement in two Chamber E-newsletters;
The exclusive opportunity to email promotional material to the DCCI Membership twice per year;
The opportunity to display a pull up sign at four Chamber Functions;
An invitation to sit at the Presidents Table at one function per year;
Your logo on the DCCI Website including a link to your website; and
A logo under Diamond Members in the Annual Report as well as a 25% discount on advertisements in the Annual Report.
PLATINUM MEMBERSHIPLimited to 6 Businesses during our membership year.
- In addition to regular membership benefits, Platinum members receive:
An advertisement in all quarterly Chamber E-newsletters ;
The exclusive opportunity to email promotional material to the DCCI Membership four times per year;
The opportunity to display a pull up sign at all Chamber Functions;
An invitation to sit at the President’s Table at two functions during the year;
Your logo on the DCCI Website including a link to your website;
A logo under Platinum Members in the Annual Report and a 50% discount on advertisements in the Annual Report; and
An invitation to all special Executive Briefings.
Annual Membership Fees (July-June)
- 1 – 10 Employees – $135 +GST
- 11 – 20 Employees – $180 +GST
- 21 – 50 Employees – $300 +GST
- 50+ Employees – $550 +GST
- Gold – $750 +GST
- Diamond – $1,000 +GST
- Platinum – $2,000 +GST
- Private* – $75 +GST
Business Members will be listed on the Chamber website under the business name and in industry categories.
Most Chamber benefits are extended to employees of Business Members.