Chamber Non-Dues Revenue Continues to Lag

Year after year, GrowthZone chamber survey respondents have noted that less than half of their revenue comes from non-dues sources. In the 2023 survey again, 474 chamber of commerce professionals across the U.S. and Canada stated that 45% of their revenue comes from non-dues sources.

Increase Non-Dues Revenue

If you’re struggling to increase non-dues revenue, we can help. Read Using Technology to Streamline Non-Dues Revenue for 10 helpful tips you can implement quickly and easily, using technology you probably already have access to. Gain insight on the latest ways to boost your bottom line, including:

  • What is (and isn’t) working for other chambers,
  • Approaches that maximize individual staff strengths with no out-of-pocket expense, and
  • Easy and efficient resources that allow members to utilize online tools, freeing up time for chamber staff to focus on other tasks.

Top Non-Dues Revenue Sources

It’s no surprise that the survey showed the top non-dues revenue source for chambers of commerce is events. We want to help you ensure your time and money are well spent. Read GrowthZone’s guide, Before, During, and After: The How-To Guide to Successful Event Promotions, which has budget-friendly tips to help maximize your chamber’s event registrations and increase attendance.

More 2023 Chamber Survey Results

Check out the full 2023 Chamber Survey Results Report to see how your chamber compares non-dues revenue, and:

  • Challenges/Concerns/Worries
  • Reinstatement Strategies
  • Renewal Rates, and More!

This information-rich report also provides links to helpful (and free!) resources for chamber professionals.

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