Member Benefit Levels

What is important to you and your business?  What services do you need in order to stay strong or even expand your business locally?  Each Kern EDC member has a different set of needs and we are happy to work with you to meet those needs – just let us know how we can help!  The following list outlines benefits provided for each membership level. If you have a benefit you would like to add, please let us know.

Invest in Kern County 

PLATINUM ($20,000)

  • Complimentary tickets to KEDC events – Receive four tickets to Kern EDC events at no cost (Kern County Economic Summit, Kern EDC Annual Dinner, and Kern EDC Energy Summit)
  • Full-page display ad in Annual Market Overview/Membership Directory – Be featured in this publication which is distributed to hundreds of other members and businesses considering expansion in Kern County ($1,200 value).  Priority placement or upgrades available at a discounted rate.
  • Company logo prominently displayed in Kern EDC lobby
  • Your business logo and website link featured on Kern EDC website  –  Reach 21,000 unique visitors per year
  • Opportunity to contribute news items – Submit your news releases or story ideas for inclusion in Kern EDC’s  newsletter and website
  • Tickets to local sporting events – Treat clients or employees to an evening of fun, using Kern EDC’s season tickets to Condor hockey games
  • Plus all benefits listed in the Active category

GOLD ($10,000)

  • Half-page display ad in Annual Market Overview/Membership Directory – Be featured in this publication which is distributed to hundreds of other members and businesses considering expansion in Kern County ($650 value). Priority placement or upgrades available at a discounted rate.
  • Company logo prominently displayed in Kern EDC lobby
  • Your business logo and website link featured on Kern EDC website  –  Reach 21,000 unique visitors per year
  • Opportunity to contribute news items – Submit your news releases or story ideas for inclusion in Kern EDC’s  newsletter and website
  • Tickets to local sporting events – Treat clients or employees to an evening of fun, using Kern EDC’s season tickets to Condor hockey games
  • Plus all benefits listed in the Active category

SILVER ($5,000)

  • Quarter- page display ad in Annual Market Overview/Membership Directory – Be featured in this publication which is distributed to hundreds of other members and businesses considering expansion in Kern County ($350 value). Priority placement or upgrades available at a discounted rate.
  • Your business and logo featured on Kern EDC website – reaching more than 21,000 unique visitors per year
  • Opportunity to contribute news items – Submit your news releases or story ideas for inclusion in Kern EDC’s newsletter and website
  • Tickets to local sporting events – Treat clients or employees to an evening of fun, using Kern EDC’s season tickets to Condor hockey games
  • Plus all benefits listed in the Active category

BRONZE ($2,500)

  • Opportunity to contribute news items – Submit your news releases or story ideas for inclusion in Kern EDC’s  newsletter and website
  • Tickets to local sporting events – Treat clients or employees to an evening of fun, using Kern EDC’s season tickets to Condor hockey games
  • Plus all benefits listed in the Active category

ACTIVE ($1,000)

For Members with Fewer than 25 Employees 

  • Opportunity to be nominated and elected to the Kern EDC Board of Directors
  • Newsletters and email updates – Stay up-to-date on trends and local activity that will impact your business
  • Advance notice of businesses relocating to Kern County – Receive contact information and even introductions to contacts with businesses new to Kern County
  • Opportunity to be nominated and elected to the Kern EDC Board of Directors
  • Present your industry issues or company information – You will have the opportunity to present issues to the Kern EDC Board of Directors and executive staff
  • Assistance with Research – Let us know what information you need (economic data, demographics, incentives and more) and we will help you find it
  • Business to Business marketing opportunities
  • Your business listed on Kern EDC website – Reach 21,000 unique visitors per year
  • Your business listed in Kern EDC’s annual Market Overview and Member Directory – Distributed to hundreds of other members, site selectors, and expanding businesses.  Also available in a fully digital format on the Kern EDC website.
  • Opportunity to purchase advertising – Spotlight your business with a display ad in Kern EDC’s Market Overview and Member Directory.  This is a member only advertising piece.
  • Advance notice and invitation events and meetings – You will be invited to member-only events and will receive advance notice of Kern EDC meetings

 

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