Representation · Information · Support · Education
R - representing members to Government and the business community
I - providing useful information to members about business and local matters generally
S - facilitating and providing support and advice to members
E - providing members with educational opportunities to increase their knowledge
What makes the Chamber different:
No other business organisation has the influential lobbying power in the Borough.
The Chamber sits at the very heart of the local business community embodying R I S E to its members.
The Chamber works closely with local government to help influence and shape the policy, strategy and action affecting businesses in the Borough.
The Chamber can also raise any commercial grievances its members may have to the Borough Council.
Why businesses should be a member:
The Chamber exists for the benefit of its members, which include businesses large and small, from all industries and services.
Members of the Chamber Executive Committee sit on a number of local authority panels and act as the voice of the local business community in matters such as crime, parking, planning and licensing.
The Chamber represents your interests. Join now and help your business grow!
As a member you will have:
An invaluable source of information.
The Chamber will keep you up-to-date with matters which could be crucial to the success of your business, such as planning applications, crime prevention initiatives and strategic decisions under consideration that could affect the direction the town takes in the long-term.
The Chamber will send you regular mailings with information on local business-related issues, plus a diary of forthcoming events.
The Chamber will offer you advice and guidance to help you develop your business. It organises talks by business leaders and local politicians on topical issues.
Opportunities to network
The Chamber regularly holds social functions and networking events at which members can get to know each other, discuss common problems and opportunities and look for new business – and have fun with like-minded people.
Marketing services at a cut price
The Chamber can send your promotional literature to its members in one of its regular mail-outs at a bargain rate.
Some of the benefits offered:
A directory listing on this website where members can promote their products and services.
Members events and offers in another section of the website.
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) – a member only feature enabling members to utilise Chamber facilities and market to the Chamber database to build their own following, grow knowledge in a specific area, take certain action and a number of other possibilities.
Discounted access to events, workshops and networking sessions.
The Chamber regularly meet with the Leader of RBWM Council, the MD of RBWM Council and key members of their team to discuss issues that are of interest to members as far as the development of Maidenhead is concerned.
The Chamber has been instrumental in getting the Council to agree or change policy when it is at odds with the wishes of Chamber members.
Mailing of the member events and offers to the Chamber database.
Hosting a lunch a monthly breakfast club.
Hosting dignatory such as our local MP The Rt Hon Theresa May, Prime Minister. Theresa is very interested in the workings of the Chamber and its members and has attended many Chamber events.
The Chamber has close links with other organisations like FSB and IOD and the leaders of both of these organisations in Berkshire .
We encourage members to take an active interest in the workings of the Chamber and we invite new members to participate in Chamber initiatives.
If you have any further questions regarding your membership or any Chamber activities or events, please don't hesitate to contact the Chamber at firstname.lastname@example.org