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Member Benefits

Membership within the Growth Association has become a vital business tool and resource for Riverbend companies.

Your membership entitles you to:

  • Add nearly 1,000 names to your prospect list. Mailing labels and lists are an invaluable marketing tool.
  • Be published in our annual buyer's guide (circulation 30,000)
  • Attend monthly networking events as an opportunity to network and gain new business
  • Be eligible for Growth Association business referrals. The Growth Association is proud to refer member businesses. Each day we receive calls asking for general information on specific businesses. Members are the first referrals given.
  • Access demographics on our region
  • Linkage between municipalities
  • Participate on one of our active committees and offer your input on our programs in membership and community development
  • Attend a quarterly membership meeting that informs you of upcoming Growth Association events and features a keynote speaker
  • Special event planning assistance
  • Free publicity for your business through ribbon cutting & grand opening services
  • Obtain new business leads through the Sales & Marketing Network
  • Participate in the Universal Gift Certificate Program
  • Discounts for nominally priced seminars and workshops
  • Take advantage of value-added benefits such as reduced rates on Saint Anthony's Employee Assistance Program, or discounts by using Constant Contact
  • Business to business discount opportunities
  • Free listing in Business Directory section of website
  • Deduct your membership investment as a necessary business expense



Gift Certificate Program

The Universal Gift Certificate Program allows members the opportunity to promote their business at no cost. Certificates are sold at local banks and are redeemable at more than 40 locations. They make great employee incentive gifts. To participate in the program, members should send an email to: info@growthassociation.com

Click here for a list of participating businesses


Sales and Marketing Network

Members are eligible to receive a list of new regional businesses each quarter providing you with a constant source of new business leads. This is a free Chamber service. To participate in the program, members should send an email to info@growthassociation.com.

Download a list of New Businesses


Prescription Drug Card

The Prescription Drug Card is a free prescription discount program. The program is provided to you by the RiverBend Growth Association and offers an average savings of roughly 30% on both brand and generic medications.  This program is being provided to you and your family to help lower your prescription drug costs.  Simply print your FREE Prescription Drug Card by clicking here.