Business Benefits

Our Chamber members have the opportunity to receive yet another benefit!

Heidelberg University and Tiffin University are partnering with The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services and Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership to provide a significant discount toward coursework at either institution.

Employees of Chamber and Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership member organizations will receive a tuition discount of up to $200 per credit hour from either Heidelberg University or Tiffin University. 

The discount can be used to complete a degree, for a certificate program or for single classes. Any verified employee of a Chamber and Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership business member is eligible for the tuition discount, which began May 2017. Proof of employment required prior to the discount being awarded.

For more information regarding available programs and classes, visit Heidelberg or Tiffin's websites.

Workers Compensation Program

CompManagement is Ohio's leading third party administrator for workers' compensation specializing in alternative rating/premium discount programs and cost containment strategies that annually save our clients over $120 million in premium paid.

Take the first step needed to reduce your annual premium by requesting a free, no-obligation quote for group rating or other alternative rating/premium discount programs through our organization and let CompManagement's experts work for you!

Group Health, Life and Disability Insurance

Chamber members have the option of signing up for health, life, and disability insurance through Anthem. Check here for a free quote! Click here for more information on the employer's duty to provide coverage and here for the impact of the Affordable Care Act on provisions by line of business.  Click here for information on the SOCA Benefit Plan for small employers.

Please contact one of our authorized insurance agents for more information on our Health Insurance Program.

First Insurance Group   419-443-8287

Parker Insurance Services   419-981-2252

Roger Smith Ins. Services, Inc.   419-447-9900

UIS Insurance & Investments   419-447-4242

Training: Classes, Small Business Development Seminars

Exploring the Possibilities of Starting, Buying, or Expanding a Business? Discover what it takes by charting your course with Small Business Basics Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College!

Small Business Basics is a free, two-hour seminar that will answer your questions about starting, buying, or expanding a small business. This seminar will take the confusion out of your efforts, and help you to avoid costly mistakes and unnecessary steps. Learn the basics of name registration, licensing, taxes, advisors, business entities, employees, insurance, financing business planning, and more!

For dates, check the calendar. To register, contact: Bill Auxter, Director Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College, 419-559- 2210 or by email atbauxter@terra.edu.

Chamber members can also receive a 10% discount on instructor-led seminars at Terra!  See the Kern Center Business & Industrial Training Catalog for more details.

Members may also receive a discount on Leadership & Development Training.

Town & Gown Tuition Discount Chamber members can receive up to $200 off per credit hour from Heidelberg University and Tiffin University.  Additional information about eligibility and other requirements is available on the Heidelberg website at heidelberg.edu/community-discount or the Tiffin University website at tiffin.edu/local-benefit.

Save Local Now

The $LN platform allows you to enhance your digital footprint, create content, and share that content where it really matters: online, on social, and through email marketing. Update your page today with your store offers!

Use this Poster to advertise that your Business participates in the Chamber Cash & Save Local Now Programs. 

                        

                        BAS Broadcasting Ohio is offering to match the amount Chamber Members spend in advertising on one of their radio stations.   BAS Broadcasting                         Ohio has 4 radio stations:  Oldies WTTF AM  1600/93.3 FM, 92.1 The Wolf WOHF-FM, Eagle 99 WFRO-FM, 100.9 Coast Country WMJK-FM.  For more                         details, contact Rudi Feasel at 419-332-8218 or e-mail:  rudifeasel@basbroadcasting.com.

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Member News Blast

The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services is offering a new Business Benefit to its members.  Once a month, one member will be permitted to send out a news blast.  The cost for this news blast is $100.  This service is a first come, first serve basis.  If you are interested sending your own news blast, please contact Deb.  The business is responsible for providing all content and submitting it by the end of the month prior to the month that the message is sent.  

2020 Visitor Guides

Destination Seneca County publishes 50,000 Visitor Guides which are distributed through various chanels and are also available online.  

The 2020 Visitor Guides will be published in the last quarter of 2019. 

Schaffner Publications, Inc.

The North Coast Business Journal, published by Schaffner Publications, Inc. reaches businesses in Erie, Huron, Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca counties! Read more about the North Coast Business Journal. Rate sheets are coming soon!

For more information about ads and Chamber benefits with the Journal, contact Kristina Willoughby at 419-734-4838 ext. 120 or by emailing kwilloughby@ncbj.net.

Office Supplies & Services

MLAD The Paper Store offers 10% off all paper pricing.

Save up to 27% on select FedEx services.  Visit PartnerShip.com/89NOACC for complete program details. If you have any questions, call 800‑599‑2902 or email sales@PartnerShip.com.

Check out Heartland Payment Systems for credit card and payroll processing rates.

Hempy Water is currently offering 2 specials to Chamber Member Businesses: One free punch on their Salt Punch Card. $1.00 off a 24 pack of Spring Water. 

Miller Steam Extraction offers .05 off per square foot of carpet cleaning services.

comp management health systems 

Managed Care Organization

One key statistic that demonstrates CHS’ strong performance and commitment to service is their client retention.  CHS’ retention of clients was the highest among all MCOs in the last Open Enrollment, and their growth over the past three open enrollments is more than double the second highest net gain.  For more information on CHS & their service to Ohio employers, click here.  You can also contact CHS directly by calling Renee Monday at 1-888-247-7799, ext.41940, or emailing at MondayR@chsmco.com.

Chamber Energy Program

Community Energy Advisors (CEA) is a Public Utilities Commission of Ohio certified energy management firm that educates and empowers organizations of all sizes to maximize the economics of their energy assets.
Through the Chamber Energy Program, CEA provides Chamber members with Education, Savings, and Protection on both regulated and deregulated energy expenses. With a credible partner looking out for your bottom-line, you can enjoy peace of mind and “budget-ability” when it comes to your utility costs.

If you would like to obtain a free quote to see how much you can save on your electricity and natural gas, simply choose one of the following options.
• Call 330-208-2082
• E-mail a recent copy of your utility bill to chamberenergy@ceateam.com
For more information: visit ceateam.com/chamber

We encourage businesses and residents in the city’s NOPEC program to remain in that program.

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