The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is the local nonprofit organization that works to promote the economic interests of its dues-paying members and Madison as a whole.
Citizens eager to provide outstanding customer service and civic-minded dedication to the community founded the Chamber in 1943 in the midst of World War II as an independent, non-partisan business league.
The Chamber seeks to preserve Madison and the surrounding area as an outstanding place in which to live, work and do business.
Membership benefits include a listing on the Chamber website, business-to-business networking, new business ribbon cuttings, group advertising opportunities and lectures. Program topics have included fraud prevention, social media, online advertising, search engine optimization, motivational speaking and sustainability.
To maintain communication with the membership, the Chamber holds bi-monthly Focus meetings; monthly meetings of the Chamber Board of Directors; monthly networking breakfasts; and monthly happy hours. Information about business, events, resources, charitable and social opportunities are provided via email and social media.
The Chamber produces the popular Madison Loyalty Rewards Card Program, which offers special discounts and incentives from Chamber businesses. The Chamber also offers discount programs for seniors and students. The Chamber produces the Nautilus Diner Advertising Placemat every June and December. The Madison Gift Check program keeps vital dollars in the local economy and invites the community support their neighborhood businesses.
The Chamber sponsors many programs and activities: Easter Fun Fest; Taste of Madison; Madison Home Show; Ladies Night Out; Fire Extinguisher Inspections; Madison Car Show; Scarecrows on Waverly; Halloween Parade & Magic Show; Holiday Window Painting; and Rosie the Rose City Reindeer Scavenger Hunt along with other holiday shopping promotions. The Chamber also hosts a members-only Holiday Party in January and the Annual Awards Dinner in June.
The Chamber actively collaborates with many other community organizations, including the Borough of Madison, the Madison Downtown Development Commission, the Rotary Club of Madison and the Madison P.B.A. 92.
For more information about the activities, programs and meeting schedules of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, please visit our website at MadisonNJChamber.org; write to P.O. Box 152, Madison, NJ 07940; call (973) 377-7830; or email us at MadisonChamber@gmail.com.