$250 – $300

Georgia Chamber Membership Sales Symposium

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Greater Haralson Chamber of Commerce

70 Murphy Campus Blvd.

Waco, GA 30182

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The Georgia Chamber Membership Sales Symposium is a 4-hour membership sales training for membership directors, staff and volunteers, including ambassadors or board members, who sell and promote memberships. If you are a large metro chamber or a single person chamber office, this training is for acquiring new members no matter the size of your organization.

The Greater Haralson Chamber of Commerce is the host chamber for the program. The Symposium will be presented in the Chamber's Conference Room, 70 Murphy Campus Rd, Waco, GA from 9:00am - 1:00pm, Friday, November 22, 2019. The Chamber Membership Sales Symposium is priced per organization. We encourage you to bring up to 3 representatives of your Chamber for the one one rgistration fee.

The program presenter, Patrick McGaughey IOM, CPF is recognized as America's Chamber Mentor and brings his high energy and 20+ years experience in Chamber membership sales to this presentation. See more of his biography at ChamberMentor.com.

The Georgia Chamber Membership Sales Symosium agenda:

8:30-9:00am Registration

9:00 - 10:30am Part 1 - Understanding the value of a Chamber of Commerce

  • Pesenting the value of a Chamber of Commerce - what's in it for me?

  • Presenting the value of "Fair Share" and "Tierd Dues" pricing

  • Guaranteeing membership at no risk to the chamber, and more ...

10:30-11:00am Break

11:00-1:00pm Part 2 - Selling Chamber Memberships and Sponsorships

  • Selling skills, overcoming objections to joining the Chamber

  • Closing the sale on Chamber memberships

  • Membership Retention, calling on members who have dropped, without fear, and more ...


Who should attend:

  • Membership Directors, staff and volunteers who sell memberships for your Chamber of Commerce

  • Any staff member or volunteer (board members or ambassador) involved in marketing and selling memberships

Price vs. Cost to attend?

  • The price is the national average of one chamber membership or $300 per registration. The cost is just like a chamber membership; if you join or if you don't join? If you attend or if you don't attend? Attendees need only to sell one additional membership for the next year to pay for your registration

  • Registration is $300 per Chamber - admitting up to 3 representatives to maximize the learning investment. Early Bird price is $250 if your chamber registers by Friday, November 8, 2019. Registration deadline is November 20, 2019 at 5:00pm.


  • Yes! Seating is limited. The first 10 Georgia Chambers to register are guaranteed priority seating.

Host Chamber

  • The Greater Haralson Chamber of Commerce, Tara Chapman, COO, 678-821-2002

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What should I bring to the event?

  • Your enthusiasm for your Chamber! You may want to take notes with your electronic devices or paper/pen. Electronic handouts will be provided following the symposium.

Look what attendees have said about the Chamber Membership Sales Symosium:

"I really enjoyed the overall engagement. The presentation was upbeat and empowering," Mei-Li Hernandez, MS Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce

"Inspiring and motivational. The value of this symposium was incredible." Lacey Smith, Newton MS Chamber of Commerce

"The symposium was fabulous! The down-to-earth answers to every objection we hear were incredibly helpful. " Terri Hudson, Manchester TN Chamber of Commerce

"Thank you! We enjoyed it! Actually, I started utilizing some of the things I learned the next day." Debby Haddock, Gallatin TN Chamber of Commerce

"Our staff walked away from Pat's sales symposium with easy tips we could implement right away, arming us with proper techniques and teaching the right approach. He instilled confidence which translated into increased sales. The two months following Pat's seminar our membership sales income DOUBLED from the previous year." Jenna Armstrong, Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce

May I contact the organizer with any questions?

Yes! Contact Gail McGaughey at (800) 545-3610 or gail@activatingpeople.com

You may also contact the speaker, Patrick McGaughey, CPF, IOM with your questions:

  • pat@chambermentor.com or call (800) 545-3610

  • Visit www.ChamberMentor.com for more about Patrick McGaughey, Presenter/Consultant

What's the refund policy, ticketing, or payment options:

  • Full refund for your registration if cancelled within 7 days of the event, call the organizer's office for any change in attendance or cancellation, (800) 545-3610

  • Your email confirmation is your registration receipt.

  • If you prefer paying by invoice, contact Gail at ChamberMentor.com (800) 545-3610

  • Registration is $300 per Chamber of Commerce - admitting up to three (3) representatives.

  • Early Bird price is $250 if your chamber registers by November 8th. Registration deadline is Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

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