Putnam County Chamber of Commerce

The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1979 and now has approximately 550 members. The Chamber is a 501 (c) (6) private independent non-profit organization supported entirely by its members. Our mission is to aggressively promote, support and retain business in the county.

About

The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1979 and now has 450+ members. The Chamber is a 501 (c) (6) private independent non-profit organization supported entirely by its members. We are not a governmental agency and do not receive outside funding.  Member dues are not a charitable donation, but a good business investment.

97% of your dues are tax deductible as a business expense.

The Chamber of Commerce consists of chamber executives and staff, and members of business and community organizations that have a combined goal of serving the business community.

The Chamber has been in existence since 1938. The founders started the organization by forming a committee to better the community and support businesses by establishing the ‘Neighbor-to-Neighbor’ act.

The organization provides its members services in the areas of advocacy, professional development, and education that affect the local business community.  Also serving as the voice for business-related information, peer-to-peer networking opportunities and making regional level connections to benefit businesses in our area.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Co Working

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business
  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Market Plan Development
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Research
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Diversification
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Business Succession Planning

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Site Location Assistance

Events and Community Building

  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Drinks

Mentoring

  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General
  • Home Based
  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based

Space

  • Coworking
  • Office Space

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Site Location
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Forming a Business

Training

  • Human Resources Training
  • Startup Classes
  • Social Media
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • International Trade Education and Training
  • Health Care Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Business Management Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Primary Contact
Ashley Alford Glance
Address
971 WV-34, Suite 2
Hurricane, WV 25526