1: What is a Chamber of Commerce?
A: The Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for its broad and diverse member
businesses. Chambers leverage and enhance members' talents and resources to create
a climate of growth and success in the community. Through leadership opportunities,
volunteer efforts and business-building programs focused on critical business, civic
and social priorities, the Chamber improves the economic vitality and quality of
life for its members and community.
2: What does the Darke County Chamber of Commerce do?
A: The Darke County Chamber is the voice of business and the visionary organization
in Darke County. The Chamber works to create value-added membership opportunities
and a business climate that attracts new businesses and enhances growth and expansion
opportunities for existing businesses.
3: Is the Chamber a government entity?
A: No, the Darke County Chamber is a not-for-profit corporation that operates
and raises funds independently.
4: How are the Darke County Chamber of Commerce, Darke County Economic
Development office and the Darke County Visitors Bureau connected?
A: The Darke County Chamber and Darke County Economic Development focus on
local businesses and economic development. The Darke County Visitors Bureau promotes
Darke County as a visitor destination and is funded in part by the hotel-motel tax
and Darke County to provide tourism (visitor) services.
5: How many members does the Darke County Chamber of Commerce have?
A: Numbers of members vary on a monthly basis. The Darke County Chamber typically
has between 350 - 400 members at any given time.
6: I am starting a new business. Can you help me?
A: Contact the One Stop Center at the Darke County Chamber of Commerce and
Economic Development Offices.
7: How many members does the Darke County Chamber have on its Board of
A: The Darke County Chamber has 19 board members.
Learn about Chamber
8: Can I get a list of Darke County Chamber members?
A: The Chamber publishes a Community Membership Directory and it is available
to the public at no charge. The Chamber offers mailing labels to the Chamber Membership
only for a fee of $100. Please visit our office at 622 South Broadway to receive
a Community Membership Directory or to purchase labels. You may also visit our online
9: I am having a problem with ABC Company. Can you help me?
A: 1) We encourage individuals to resolve issues with area businesses directly.
2) We ask our Chamber members to comply with the Chamber’s Code of Ethics. 3) If
the issue is outside of our scope of business, the Better Business Bureau of Miami
Valley can help you. Their telephone number is (800) 776-5301.
How do I find out about Chamber events?
A: Current Chamber
events are listed
1: How do I find out what events are going on in Darke County?
A: You may find additional information at the following links:
Darke County Visitors
537 S. Broadway Suite 203
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone: (937) 548-5158
537 S. Broadway Suite 203
Greenville, OH 45331
Local Phone: (937) 548-4998
23: Can non-members attend Chamber events?
A: Yes. However, non-members may pay a higher registration fee to attend.
4: Can the Chamber or Economic Development office sponsor my event or donate
money to my cause?
A: We traditionally only support and promote events that are sponsored by
the Chamber or Economic Development offices. For more information, call the Chamber
of Commerce at (937) 548-2102.
Darke County Info
1: How can I get a map of Darke County?
A: Stop by our office at 622 South Broadway, Greenville or call (937)
2: How do I find demographic and cost of living information for Darke County,
A: Darke County’s population is 53,309 with a median household income of $39,307.
3: I am looking for Darke County relocation information.
A: You can find relocation information
Joining the Chamber
1: I heard the Chamber offers group insurance. How can I get more information?
A: ChamberChoice from United HealthCare offers benefit plans for small and
medium sized businesses traditionally available only to large businesses. Learn
more about Chamber
2: What kinds of businesses and organizations join the Chamber?
A: Businesses of every size and industry, as well as trade and professional
associations are Darke County Chamber members. Learn more about our
3: My business is not in Darke County, why should I join the Darke County
A: Many organizations are members of several local Chambers. If you do business
in Darke County, you would benefit by becoming a member of the Darke County Chamber
4: Who can become a member of the Darke County Chamber?
A: The Chamber welcomes any small, medium or large local, regional, national
or international business.
5: How do I join?
A: Go to the Join
Now section of this website for more information.
6: Is my Chamber membership tax deductible?
A: Yes and no. Darke County Chamber of Commerce membership dues are tax
deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Dues paid to the Chamber
are not a charitable tax deduction for federal income tax purposes. The Chamber
is not a charity, but serves as an advocate for business.
7: How much does it cost to become a member?
more about investing in the Darke County Chamber of Commerce.
8: Why should I join?
A: The Darke County Chamber of Commerce supports and serves businesses
throughout the county. The Chamber connects members to important community issues,
and provides unique opportunities for individuals and businesses to make a difference.
Learn about member
9: How can I get involved?
A: Participation is key and being involved helps make the difference. Being
a member of the Chamber creates important connections that enable individuals and
companies to do and achieve more. Learn about
10: How does the Chamber benefit my business?
A: As the leading local advocate for business, the Chamber helps create a
climate of growth and success in which all companies - regardless of size or industry
- can prosper.
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