For more than 75 years, the Downingtown Area Chamber of Commerce has had as its mission the promotion of economic progress and growth for our members and our community. Whether you have a new business, or are an experienced entrepreneur, it is our goal to provide you with information that can help you plan and manage your business more efficiently. Networking, sharing ideas, and making connections with other businesses like yours are essential to your success. Our goal is to have every business in the area become an active and supportive member of the Downingtown-Thorndale community.

What's in it for YOUR business?

Networking Events & Business Referrals

  • After-Work Mixers
  • Member Participation for Special Events and Educational Seminars
  • Business Referrals
  • Sponsorship Opportunities to Increase Visibility
  • Member to Member Discounts
  • Monthly Member Breakfast, Luncheon, or Mixer Meetings
  • Multi-Chamber Networking

Promoting Your Business

  • Chamber office staffed daily to provide member referrals
  • Directory Links – Your business listed and linked on the Chamber's Member Directory
  • Free Business Promotion Blasts
  • Networking Events
  • Member to Member business referrals
  • Ribbon Cutting for new businesses, grand re-openings, anniversaries, etc
  • Mailing List – Direct mail the entire membership your marketing materials by requesting mailing labels or via email through the Chamber office
  • Membership Value – According to national research, if consumers know that a business is a member of its local chamber, the business enjoys a 44% increase in its favorability rating, a 51% increase in consumer awareness, a 57% increase in its reputation, and a 63% increase in the likelihood that consumers will patronize the business

Signature Events

  • Annual Dinner & Civic Awards
  • Yearly Scholarships to area High School Seniors
  • Downingtown FallFest
  • Annual Golf Outing and Other Special Events

Tax Deductibility

  • Chamber membership fees are tax deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.
  • We are a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization


If you have any questions, call us at (610) 269-1523
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