2018 Member Survey
As we begin 2018, the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce is reflecting on the ways that we serve our community and members.

We hope that you find your membership valuable; the purpose of this brief survey is to gather member feedback about your experiences so that we can continue to grow and strengthen the Chamber.  Thank you in advance for your time!

Please answer the following questions candidly; all information will be kept strictly confidential.
 
1.
How long have you been a member of the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce?
Less than 1 year
1 - 3 years
4 - 6 years
7 - 10 years
10+ years
2.

Please check all of the following that apply to your business: 


Brick and mortar business
Home-based business
Retail
Service
Healthcare
Community Org/Nonprofit
Government/Education
Other  
3.

What was your reason(s) for joining the Chamber? Please choose all that apply. 

Network/Generate new business
Local Marketing/Advertising Opps
Community Involvement and Support
Directory Listings on website/Community Guide
Business Advocacy
Other  
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
4.
What do you consider to be your biggest challenge in operating your business?
Lack of financial support
Affordable marketing/advertising
Valuable contacts/professional networking opportunities
Lack of business development resources
Location
Other  
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
5.

What can the Chamber do to increase the value of your membership? 

Promote my business in the Chamber office and website
Provide referrals of other businesses
Offer educational workshops/seminars
More opportunities to connect members with residents
Other  
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
6.

What do you like about the Palatine Chamber's e-newsletters, Key News and Business Buzz? Select all that apply. 

Learning about Chamber events
Learning about Member events
Staying informed on general Chamber news
Learning about new members
Networking Group information
Having the opportunity to submit my business news
I don't read/receive the e-newsletters
Other  
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
7.

What programs/events have you participated in (attended, volunteered or hosted) during your membership? Check all that apply 

Networking@Nite events
Ribbon Cutting events
Networking Groups
educational seminars
Golf Outing event
Keys to Success event
Community Expo event
YEA program
Community Forum
Coupon Craze
Ambassador program
Legislative Events
Multi-Chamber Events
8.
What factors impact your ability to participate in Chamber events/programs?
Not interested in what's offered
Other committments
Time/date options don't work
Not valuable to me/my business
Other  
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
9.

Please rate the Chamber in each of the following areas: 

 Poor    Excellent! 
Overall events/programs that the Chamber offers
Chamber staff (responsive, attentive, available)
Communication about Chamber/Member news
Opportunities available that meet the needs of my business
The website is easy to navigate and a valuable source of information
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
10.

Would you recommend the Chamber to a business associate?  If not, please explain why.  

Yes
No
  • Comment:

  • 500 characters left.
11.

Please indicate if you are interested in being involved with any of the following:   


Chamber Ambassador
YEA mentor/presenter
Committee member
Special events chair
Other  
12.
Any additional comments?
 

350 characters left.
13.
If you would like additional information regarding volunteer/committee opportunities please provide your contact information.

First Name:
Last Name:
Company Name:
Work Phone:
Email Address:
emailaddress@xyz.com

Thank you for taking the time to complete the 2018 Palatine Chamber member survey! We appreciate your feedback.