Coloma-Lotus Chamber Membership
Thank you for your interest in joining the Coloma-Lotus Chamber of Commerce! We welcome all businesses offering services in the Coloma-Lotus area. In addition, we offer Associate memberships for local individuals and families. Business membership dues include a listing in our online Coloma Valley Directory and the American River Directory, and in our printed Guide.
We welcome new members year around. To join the Chamber as a new member, download our new member application form. Please complete it and mail it with your payment to CLCC, PO Box 608, Coloma CA 95613. Contact our Membership Coordinator, Christina Pugliese, for more information.
Deadline for our printed 2013 Coloma-Lotus Guide is February 22, 2013. We can add you to our online listings any time during the year.
2013 Membership Dues StructureOur business membership plans give you 3 great options for marketing your business. For the budget-conscious, our Basic membership is priced at a low $55 per year, including basic listings in our printed Coloma-Lotus Guide and Internet web directory.
Promoting a web site? The $90/year Standard membership adds to this a description and a link to your site in the web directory. Standard members can purchase advertisements at a 10% discount.
And if it's important that your business stands out in the crowd, consider a $140/year Premium membership, with priority placement and enhanced graphics in both web and print. Priority placements are determined by postmark date of payment received. Advertising is discounted a full 20% to Premium Members.
Non-competing, non-local businesses that provide service in the Coloma-Lotus Valley are able to become members for a $25/year annual surcharge, upon approval by the Chamber's Membership Committee.
Associate memberships are available to our local community for $20/year. We encourage local participation in our community projects.
Coloma Valley and American River Web DirectoriesEvery month 8,000-18,000 people visit the coloma.com and theamericanriver.com web sites, seeking information about the Coloma-Lotus area, gold rush history, whitewater sports on the South Fork, and local services. They find convenient, printable lists of local businesses in the Coloma Valley Directory and the American River Directory. All our Chamber members receive at least a name/phone listing. Premium members are featured at the top of each category with a logo or other attention-getting graphic. Make sure you're included!
Banner Advertising on the Coloma Valley and American River WebsitesWant more web exposure than the Directories provide? Put your eye-catching ad in front of thousands of visitors to the Coloma.com and TheAmericanRiver.com websites. Prices start at $100/year for one ad spot, and additional spots start at $60/year. Premium and Standard members are eligible for discounted. You'll find details on our Banner Advertising page.
Coloma-Lotus GuideEach year 15,000 to 20,000 copies of our fabulous full-color Coloma-Lotus Guide are distributed at Marshall Park, other tourist destinations, member businesses, the El Dorado County Chamber office, and outlying areas. The Guide features a business directory, illustrated map, articles and photos showcasing all that our area has to offer, and ads for member businesses. Advertising starts at $175. Standard and Premium members qualify for ad discounts.
Distribution begins in the spring. If you would like a supply of Guides for your business, please contact us.
Download our Membership Application and Coloma-Lotus Guide Advertising Information (PDF) for full details, specifications and ad order form. If you are renewing your Chamber membership online, you may reserve your ad space and pay with your membership renewal for convenience.
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* Graphic must be supplied in web-ready format; otherwise preparation fees will apply.