Frequently Asked Questions

How can I advertise in the annual Chamber Guide & Business Directory?

Advertising in our annual guide will enable you to reach a targeted audience of thousands of newcomers who are looking to make purchases with credible businesses and establish lasting relationships. In 2019 we were excited to unveil our new magazine with industry member spotlight interviews, and we continue to look for ways to innovate our local magazine.   Contact the Chamber office to learn more about next year’s spotlight industries.

Advertising in our annual guide enables you to take advantage of our great advertising benefits:

  • 25,000 copies of the guide are delivered to postal customers in the county, welcome centers, rental and sales offices, and via relocation and visitor packets
  • Your ad is circulated for an entire year and reaches a highly targeted and interested market looking to spend money at businesses like yours
  • The only Chamber guide in the Currituck Welcome Center and Corolla Visitor Center
  • Online visibility on the Chamber website and in circulation for one year

Ads are available to purchase May through mid-January for the next publication year. Our Chamber Guide & Directory is published and on shelves by spring.  We have over 100 distributions sites all year.

Click here for the 2021-22 Currituck & Northern Outer Banks Chamber Guide Advertising rate card.

If you are interested in advertising in our next publication, contact advertising director, Juanita Krause at 252-453-9497 or email Juanita@currituckchamber.org

How can I partner with the Chamber and serve a greater purpose?

Designed to provide companies with maximum exposure, convenience, and value, the Chamber Partners In Business Program is for those looking for a higher level of membership.  Its purpose is to eliminate the repetitive solicitation of funds necessary to carry out the many special events and programs offered throughout the year by contacting a sponsor only once.  This allows the Chamber to continue to offer the high-quality events you have come to expect by providing an advanced funding foundation.

Most partnership levels include annual membership investment in addition to sponsorship signage at events and the Chamber office.  This program begins the first of January of each year.  Take advantage of these extra benefits.

Come SOAR with us! 
(Sponsorship Opportunities and Advertising Resources)

Click here to learn more about our Partners In Business program.  Complete the application in the link or call our office to sign up!

Can I sponsor a Chamber event?

Yes, Currituck Chamber of Commerce events are the perfect outlet for your company to gain publicity and brand recognition. Your business logo will appear on all promotional materials for the event you choose. You are welcome to sponsor the Business Expo & Job Fair, Spring Social Dinner Dance, Golf Tournament, Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner or Breakfast Roundtable Discussion.  Contact us to learn more about sponsoring a Chamber event.

How do I volunteer?

Get involved in your Chamber!  Volunteering is a great way to develop beneficial relationships with member businesses and become an even more visible and respected member of the Currituck community.

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce has created our Ambassador Program to help accomplish its business plan.  Ambassadors are dedicated members who act as the goodwill arm of the Chamber. Each ambassador is assigned a group of new Chamber members (“buddies”) to educate and assist throughout the year.  Ambassadors also volunteer at Chamber events, attend ribbon cutting ceremonies, and seek feedback regarding ways to improve Chamber services and benefits. In return, ambassadors benefit from networking and building new relationships with their buddies as well as with fellow ambassadors and Chamber members. Ambassadors often go on to become leaders in the Chamber, as well as business and civic leaders. If you would like to become a Chamber ambassador, contact Juanita Krause at (252) 453-9497.

How do I reserve the Chamber conference room?

Impress clients by hosting your business meetings or events at our conference room located in the heart of Moyock. At no charge to our members, the Chamber conference room offers a professional space which encourages engagement, productivity, and collaboration. Max occupancy 15.

For reservations:

  • The Chamber member must be in good standing.
  • Conference space is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. After business hours, member must obtain the key to office prior to closing the day before request.
  • We recommend you contact us at least two weeks prior to your desired event date to check room availability. Rooms can be reserved up to three months in advance. The member must submit the completed reservation form at least 10 business days prior to the event.
  • Due to the popularity of our conference room, members are permitted to reserve the conference room up to two times per month.

For more information or to reserve a room, contact Juanita Krause at (252) 453-9497 or juanita@currituckchamber.org.

How do I schedule a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony?

The Chamber would be delighted to help your business celebrate with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony if your company has:

  • opened its doors in the last 12 months
  • changed ownership or is under new management
  • moved to a new location
  • been remodeled or expanded at its present location
  • is new to the Chamber

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is an important part of your overall marketing and advertising plan and is a great way to kick-off a grand opening of a business. It offers an opportunity to meet key leaders in the community and get acquainted with your neighbors, Chamber members, and potential customers.

Scheduling a Ribbon Cutting with the Chamber should take place a minimum of three weeks prior to the event to allow the Chamber time to plan the appropriate documentation, invite members of the Chamber’s board of directors, our ambassadors, and dignitaries from our county to join your celebration. Food and beverages are often served, but it is your decision. Your plan can be as simple or elaborate as you like; whatever fits your budget. Chamber staff members and ambassadors will help to make things go as smoothly as possible by:

  • Writing a press release — this may also be written by your communications group if you like.
  • Inviting the Chamber’s board of directors, ambassadors, and local elected officials and encourage them to attend your event.
  • Putting you in touch with other Chamber businesses that can provide catering, deli and beverage services, publicity and even invitations.
  • Bringing the over-sized ribbon cutting scissors and taking pictures at the appointed time.
  • Including a photo and acknowledgement of your ribbon cutting in Chamber publications in addition to a press release.

There is no charge for the Chamber’s involvement — it’s a value-added benefit of being a member. Call the Chamber at (252) 453-9497 to schedule your ribbon cutting ceremony.

More information can be found in find our Guide To Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies.

How do I schedule a Business After Hours event?

As a member of the Chamber, you have the opportunity to host and showcase your business at your location or a location of your choice. After Hours Events allow business members of the Currituck Chamber of Commerce to showcase their business and market their services. Contact Juanita Krause at (252) 453-9497 or juanita@currituckchamber.org  to schedule a Business After Hours Event!

How do I participate in the annual expo?

Our annual, one-day event takes place the first Saturday in March. With over 50 participating vendors and 300+ attendees, this event offers the perfect business-to-business experience with executives and professionals throughout the area.  This is also our annual job fair. Great companies start with great people, and you’ll find both at the Chamber job fair.

Face-to-face communication is still the most effective way to build a solid relationship. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to network and showcase your company to ultimately generate new leads, new customers, and new sales.

The Business Expo also includes:

  • a silent auction 10:00am – 3:00pm,
  • all day door prize drawings,
  • local food for purchase, and
  • family-friendly activities

More information can be found here.

There are various ways to get involved and enjoy the Business Expo. Whether you would like to volunteer, participate as a vendor, donate an item to the silent auction, or simply attend, there is something for everyone. Attendance is free to the general public.

A special thank you to our partners for their generous support.
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