Why join the Greater Bakersfield Chamber?

At the Greater Bakersfield Chamber our Business is a Better Bakersfield. We advocate on behalf of our members by promoting a pro-business climate. We educate the business community through our Labor Law & HR Forums and Business Roundtables. We communicate in a timely manner about issues that impact us all. We promote our members businesses through our directory, digital advertising and social media. We engage our members through our Bakersfield Young Professionals group, networking events and committee meetings. We lead our community by creating future leaders through our leadership programs.

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Membership Advantages Include

  • Brings credibility to your business
  • Brand visibility in the community
  • Networking opportunities and increased referrals
  • A voice in local and state government
  • Increased business contacts
  • Business promotion & publicity
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Reasons to Get Involved

  • Form Relationships
  • Edge Out the Competition
  • Cultivate Referrals
  • Volunteer & Give Back
  • Keep up to Date
  • Integrate Your Business into the Bakersfield Community

Join by Mail

You may download (PDF) and return the completed application to:

Greater Bakersfield Chamber
P.O. Box 1947
Bakersfield, CA 93303

Non-profits

The Chamber offers discounted membership rates for nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organizations. To see if your organization qualifies, or for any other questions regarding becoming a Chamber member, please contact Cathy Albyn, business development manager, at661-327-4421 calbyn@bakochamber.com

Research indicates the impact of chamber membership for small businesses is very powerful. If a consumer knows a small business is a chamber member, the business enjoys a 44 percent increase in its consumer favorability rating, a 51 percent increase in consumer awareness, a 57 percent increase in its local reputation and a 63 percent increase in the likelihood that consumers will patronize the business in the future.

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