Exclusive Member Discounts
The Ferndale Area Chamber helps members reduce overhead expenses and gain a competitive advantage through exclusive money-savings programs. Our programs save members money on products they use every day and are a true testament to our commitment to improve the financial success of your company. Take a look at these cost-savings benefits the Chamber has negotiated just for you!
Employee Benefit Programs
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
The Ferndale Area Chamber’s exclusively endorsed program with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan offers members the most options, best available price and money saving services to compliment their coverage. Now members can save even more with Advantage Pricing which rewards them for having a complete health plan. Whether you are an individual or small business, the chamber plan has the right package for you.
Compliance Tools & Human Resources Services
- COBRA Administration – Reduce liability and eliminate administration headaches with the Chamber’s COBRA administration program.
- Group Administration – The Chamber’s dedicated service team is available to answer questions and processes your employee additions and status changes.
- Section 125: Premium Only Program – Use our program to save your company money and increase employee take-home pay when they contribute to health insurance premiums.
- Summary Plan Description (SPD) – If you offer an employee benefit program, then the Department of Labor requires a SPD.
*only members who sign up for the BCBSM program are eligible for compliance tools
Technology & Communication Tools
Comcast Business Class
Introducing the Chamber of Commerce Referral Program. The smart way to save on a wide range of business class products and services you need to better serve your customers and help your business grow.
Designed with advanced business technologies to meet your demands, scalability to grow with your business, and value to save you money. Take advantage of your Chamber membership with exclusive savings.
Special Internet Discount: Get Deluxe Internet for $160 a month (save $29 per month)
or Premium Internet for $85 a month (save over $14 per month)
Special Phone Discount: Get full featured phone lines for just $29.95 each per month! (two phone line minimum).
Our convenient Chamber Program portal allows you to quickly and easily sign up! Just visit business.comcast.com/Chambers and input your business information. You’ll be contacted by your local Business Class sales representative, to complete the easy ordering process. Or call Tim McMurray at 734-260-8621.
Send emails, surveys, and market your events!
Sign up for Constant Contact through your Chamber of Commerce, and you can get a discount of up to 25%-even if you’re already a Constant Contact customer.
Take advantage of this member benefit today. Call today 866-289-2101 or visit www.ConstantContact.com/chambermembers
Office Supply Tools
The Office Depot discount program can save you and your employees money on office supplies, back-to-school supplies, home office supplies, computer accessories and more…
Plus, spend $50 and receive FREE next day delivery.
To register for an online Chamber account, simply click on the Office Depot logo. There is now also a store purchase card so you can get the same great deals in the store as found on the National Chamber Program website. Just call the Chamber office to request your card at 248.542.2160.
Send Out Cards
Staying in touch with your clients and thanking them for their business is easy with Send Out Cards. Ferndale Area Chamber members can simplify their contact management while helping the Chamber raise non-dues revenue. Sign up for Send Out Cards through Andi Greer and receive complimentary set-up assistance. You may also try Send Out Cards for free by visiting www.sendoutcards.com/agreer.
The following media offer advertising discounts to Ferndale Area Chamber members. Please contact each one individually for up-to-date program information.
• South Oakland Eccentric – Choya Jordan, 313-222-2414
• The Daily Tribune – Jeffrey Parra, 586-783-0324
• Ferndale Friends – Stephanie Loveless, 248-545-4215
• Ferndale 115 – Crystal Proxmire, 248-259-8961
• Comcast Spotlight Cable Advertising – Nancy Allen, 248-343-9538
A Timebank is a community of people who support each other. When you spend an hour helping someone, you earn a Time Dollar. Then you can use that Time Dollar to buy an hour of a neighbor’s time or engage in a group activity for free. TimeBank business members can help each other with projects such as, budgeting, clerical, website design, computer assistance, photography, repair and maintenance, moving assistance, event planning, networking, flyer distribution, painting/decorating, cleaning and so much more!
Ferndale Area Chamber members receive a 20 percent discount on a one-year membership to the Ferndale TimeBank. That’s only $40 per year! The Ferndale TimeBank is limited to members whose business or residence is in Ferndale. Click on the logo to learn more.
Disclaimer: The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce does not endorse or prefer any of the above providers. We are merely bringing awareness to our members of the companies offering exclusive savings opportunities, as well as, offering non-dues revenue to further the Chamber’s mission.