Thinking about a Chamber membership? The Socorro Chamber
is always working for its members and our community.
Grow Your Business
Maximize business presence
Distribute a monthly newsletter and announcements to members, VIPs, and the community, to highlight members’ local events and attractions; highlight members in El Defensor Chieftain. Reach a broader audience via an active Facebook page, our website, Twitter, and other social media connections.
Develop Local Economies
Contract and partner with City of Socorro on economic development, tourism, key projects and events. Also partner with New Mexico Tech on economic development and promotional projects, local communication and integration, internships, and more
Submit grant applications for New Mexico Tourism Clean and Beautiful and Cooperative Marketing grants to fund various projects that benefit Socorro. You can also secure other grants such as Walmart’s Community Grants to run programs that help our local youth become more employment-ready.
Provide Local Jobs
Collaborate with local organizations such as Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and Workforce Development to provide internships, expand skills, and help people build a network to secure a job.
Display Your Business
Display business cards, brochures, local products, and artwork to expose businesses to local residents, visitors, and tourists.
Provide Info To Visitors
Provide information packets to visitors, incoming residents, New Mexico Tech students, first responders, conference and event attendees, and more.
Support Our Community
Help With Business Networking
Facilitate networking opportunities via Business After Hours, Ribbon Cuttings, and more. Also collaborate with NMT to raise public awareness about their events, venues, and offerings.
Build a Strong Community
Publicize and participate in City of Socorro’s recycling program and work with community volunteers and the City to put on fun events such as Socorrofest and the Luminaria Art Stroll.
Help With Business Planning
Facilitate business planning and education meetings with local businesses and entrepreneurs via Chamber staff and collaborations with other organizations. You also have the oppertunity to offer free or low-cost workshops on topics such as social media, websites, and quick-books offered by our Small Business Development Center.
Offer free workshops and tours to increase customer service, hospitality skills, and knowledge of local services and attractions. With the Socorro Chamber you can present at meetings to educate people about the Chamber’s mission and services, and ways we can collaborate with other organizations.
Keep Socorro Beautiful
Encourage local organizations to fund raise via the City’s litter clean-up projects and providing them with equipment to participate.
Promote organizational events such as Relay for Life, Chile Triathlon, Spring Fling, and more