Q: I have signed up to be a member of the Chamber, how long before my membership takes effect?
A: Your Membership is effective from the date we receive your application.
Q: Is my membership fee tax deductible?
A: Yes Membership fees are tax deductible. You will receive a VAT receipt for your fees with your membership package. If you are paying in instalments, you will be sent an invoice confirming your payment plan, this can also be used for accounting purposes.
Q: What are my options from Payment?
A: Membership can be paid by,quarterly or annual Direct Debit or by credit Card online
Q; How do I activate my member benefits?
A: You will receive a welcome pack in the post with a full list of benefits and information on how to activate them.
Q: Will I be expected to pay additional fees to take advantage of these benefits?
A: Some of the benefits are at a cost but this is at a preferential rate given only to members of the chamber. For more information visit Business Benefits
Q: How do I take advantage of the one month’s free advertising?
A: We will ask you for your company logo and a link to your website. Your logo will appear on the homepage of the Chamber website from the beginning of the next calendar month after your joining date.
Q: What does Patron status mean?
A: Patrons are members of the Hertfordshire business community who wish to raise their profile, support the Chamber and influence key policies and initiatives within the county and nationally.
Q: What are the benefits of becoming a Patron?
A: Association with a highly regarded accredited Chamber and successful membership organisation. Opportunity to influence and support the development of the local business economy
Q: How can I be sure I have chosen the right package for my company?
A: Our packages are based on what support you require, if you are still unsure please call the membership team on 01707 502 180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: How can I redeem free event voucher, and what types of events are included?
A: You will receive your voucher in the welcome pack, all you need to do is tell us at time of booking you would like to use your voucher and then bring it along to the event. The Voucher entitles you to attend any event with the chamber excluding Black Tie events
Q: Is my voucher valid for the life of my membership or there an expiry date?
A: The voucher is valid for a year from the date of joining.
Q: How can I meet other chamber members and network with potential new customers or suppliers for my business?
Q: How can I find out who is attending an event, prior to the date?
A: We can't inform you prior to the event but on the day you will recieve a copy of the delegate list
Q: When attending an event how do I know who else is there?
A: On arrival to the event we provide you with a name badge and a delegate list.
Q: Can you help introduce me to people at the events?
A: If you see someone on the delegate list that you would like to meet, we will be happy to introduce you to them.
Q: Do you have a database of members?
A: We do not supply a database due to GDPR regulations, we do have a business finder with details of chamber members on our homepage www.hertschamber.com
Q: As a Chamber Member, how do I get my login details so that I can access the members' area of the website?
A: Your member login and password will be sent to with your membership pack. If you have not received this information, please contact angelinapillai@Hertschamber.com
Q: As a Chamber Member can I link from my website to the Herts Chamber website?
A: The Chamber Member logo optimised for the web in JPG or PNG format, along with the URL (web address) 150 pixels. Please email the membership team with your request.
Q: As a Chamber member can I include the Chamber logo on my printed literature and are there any restrictions for use?
A: We can provide our logo in EPS format for high quality printing on request. You may only include the Chamber logo whilst your membership is current.
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