Membership Benefits

Discover the strategic advantage of membership


With a powerful collection of premier benefits, the Ripley County Chamber of Commerce offers countless resources and endless support to help your business grow and prosper. Your membership is an investment that pays dividends in the form of new customers for your business, a stronger economy and an exceptional quality of life in Ripley County and region.


Ribbon Cutting & Grand Openings

The Chamber will provide a Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting, coordinate local publicity, and gladly attend your event. We will supply the ribbon for the ribbon cutting as well as our giant scissors. We will submit your event for consideration of publication to Ripley Publishing Company as well as WSCH/WIKI and WRBI radio stations. Your event will also appear on the Chamber of Commerce Facebook page and website.

Bulk Mail Permit

Save money on your next mailer by using the Chamber bulk mail permit which allows you to send your material at a reduced USPS rate.

Level365 Phone Services

This service allows you to take your office phone with you on-the-go. Place and receive calls on your office number as well as access to cloud faxing, web portal, SMS/chat, analytics, and so much more. They offer a better phone solution for your business that is customizable and scalable through their Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) platform. Plus, when you buy from Level365, the Ripley County Chamber of Commerce receives a portion of the profits monthly with their terrific Affinity Program.

Networking Opportunities

There is no better marketing than meeting a potential customer face-to-face to develop a relationship of trust. Participation puts you in connection with hundreds of potential customers.

Free Business Counseling

Individual counseling is offered to Chamber members through the Small Business Development Center on issues such as business plans, marketing strategies, and financing.

Training Opportunities

Training and networking programs that help business and community leaders increase productivity and higher levels of success, all while helping them excel professionally.

Referral Service

When we receive inquiries for places to shop, eat, or any other service, we refer ONLY Chamber members.

Welcome Bags

This is another marketing opportunity for Chamber members. Members are invited to place items in bags given out to new residents in Ripley County. The bags are distributed by the Chamber and the local Town Halls. There is no additional cost to members for this service.

Monthly Chamber Newsletter

The Chamber newsletter will be sent to you monthly, keeping you informed of current business issues, legislative updates, local events, new Chamber members, and Chamber events.

Marketing & Advertising Opportunities

Through sponsorship of Chamber events and activities, your business will gain name recognition, advertising, etc.

Membership Drive

Current Ripley County Chamber Members who refer businesses to the Chamber and they become members will receive a discount on their membership dues the following year.

Membership Decal

63% of consumers are more likely to buy from a Chamber Member, so proudly promote your Chamber Membership with a Ripley County Chamber of Commerce window decal.


Members enjoy a free email and website link from

Gift Certificate Program

Chamber retail/service members can be a part of our gift certificate program.  This is money that stays in Ripley County and is being spent in our Chamber Member businesses.

Quarterly Chamber Page in the Versailles Republican

The newspaper devotes an entire page to the Chamber on the first Thursday of the new quarter. Chamber members can advertise on this page at reduced rates. This provides additional visibility for our member businesses and organizations.

Member of the Month

Each month the Chamber recognizes one of its members as the Member of the Month.  Extra publicity and recognition is given to this particular member during this time.  All members will be given the opportunity.

Financial Information & Notifications

When grants, loans, or any type of financial assistance is available, you will be notified, by email, and the Chamber will assist you with any questions. The Chamber also keeps members updated, by email, with any local, state, and federal information that is needed for businesses/organizations.

Invest in your business. Invest in Ripley County’s future.
Join the Ripley County Chamber of Commerce today.

If you have any questions about membership prior to joining, feel free to give the Chamber a call at (812) 689-6654 during normal business hours, and we will be happy to assist you.