- Greater Escondido Directory

Greater Escondido Chamber of Commerce (GECC)

Membership Plans

GECC Supporting Member

  • Tier 1 in Search Results
  • Listed in up to 10 Categories
  • Logo/picture in search results
  • Displayed Website Link
  • Displayed Address and Phone Number
  • Receive Direct Inquiries
  • Membership benefits as member of the Greater Escondido Chamber of Commerce.
  • Brief description displayed in search results
  • Enhanced Listing Opportunities, including photos and detailed description of services

GECC Non-Supporting Verified Free Listing

  • Verified Free Listing
  • Tier 2 in Search Results
  • List in 1 Category
  • Displayed Address and Phone Number

GECC Civic Member

  • Open to Community Members Not Representing a Business
  • Can choose to be searchable or non-searchable
  • Receive Direct Inquiries

GECC Charter Corporate Sponsor

Plan Includes:

  • Unique Custom Packages Designed for Optimum Impact
  • Title Sponsorships Available on Chamber Events (Choose 4 Events Per Year)
  • Receive ALL The Benefits as GECC Supporting Members
  • Contact the Greater Escondido Chamber for Details (Limited Sponsorships)

Here is why you should become a supporting member of the Greater Escondido Chamber of Commerce:

By becoming a supporting member of the GECC, you will obtain an enhanced listing in the Greater Escondido Directory. You can scroll down to the bottom of this page to see what that means. However, there are many more reasons to join. By becoming a supporting member, you:

  1. Gain visibility. We want to help you and your business or organization shine. Participation in the GECC is a great way to gain recognition and let others find you. As a member, you receive an upgraded listing in Our Greater Escondido Directory and Job Listing Platform. Supporting members amplify the impact of the thousands of hours of time contributed by volunteers to improve our city. We recognize and honor their contributions.
  2. Build relationships. Participation in the GECC is a means for you to build your network with others who share a passion for making our community better. There are numerous events and initiatives to be a part of and work to be done.
  3. Receive the help you need. We want to help you thrive by helping you tap into the resources you need and to advocate for you. We offer business and leadership development workshops and also have access to local, county, state and federal representatives when their help is needed.
  4. Promote Positive Values. Your support assists the GECC promote ethical, traditional business values in business and government. We are committed to strengthening our relations with elected and government officials across the political spectrum. By acting together, we make our community better.
  5. Give Back to your Community. Greater Escondido is a vibrant, diverse, beautiful and historic community in which to work and live. We have it all. The Escondido Chamber was founded in 1895. We have played a leading role in supporting and strengthening the economic life of our community. Join us in making Greater Escondido better. Becoming a supporting member of the GECC is a tangible way for you to help build a strong local economy and a dynamic, robust private sector.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the role of the Chamber?

For more than 100 years, the Chamber’s role has been to drive economic growth and community advancement in the Inland North County region. We accomplish this by protecting and improving the business environment and quality of life in our community through programming and initiatives. We strive for success for our members, leadership for our community and prosperity for our region.

Who can tell me more about the benefits of Chamber membership?

Contact Ruth Kingcade, Growth & Development Director at the Chamber. She can also be reached at 760-745-2125.

How can I find out if an area business or organization is a member of the Chamber?

Many of our members display a plaque or window cling with the Chamber membership logo. We also maintain the Greater Escondido Directory that is searchable by business category, keywords, and company name.

Are the majority of your members small businesses?

Yes. Small businesses are the backbone of the Chamber, our community, and the U.S. economy. Nearly 90% of our members employ 100 or fewer people. Through their Chamber membership they have the opportunity to network, meet with their elected officials and learn from their peers.