TCCCLA : (323) 574-7880 / (323) 948-7667 info@thaicccla.org

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

THAI CCCLA MEMBERS

can be any individual, business owner, association, cooperation, partnership or estate.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
One vote in the General Meeting
Run for the Chamber’s Management Position
Invitation to “Members Only” Event
Participate in the Chamber’s Events with Discount

ORGANIZATION MEMBERS
Vote in the General Meeting (2 votes for Small Organization, formally known as SME I, 3 votes for Medium Organization, formally known as SME II, 5 votes for Large Organization, formally known as Regular Corporate, Benefactor and Patron)
Run for the Chamber’s Management Position
Invitation to “Members Only” Events
Participate in the Chamber’s Events with Discount

PATRON MEMBERS
5 votes in the General Meeting
Founding Patrons’ Group Photo will be displayed at the Front Office of TCCC.
Plaques etched with Patron’ s names will be displayed at the Front Office of TCCC.
Patrons’ business names and logos will be displayed in the TCCC website with link to his/her company’s website and Facebook. Patrons’ business logos will be displayed on all TCCC publications. (letterheads, brochures, handouts and press releases)
Receive exclusive recognition pin.
Opportunity to promote Patrons’ marketing materials at TCCC events and seminars. (brochures and handouts at registration table)
Additional Resources & Benefits

INFORMATION

TCCC’s Website: www.thaicalchamber.org
The website is a main source of information for TCCC members. Beside the basic information about the goals, rules, structure and activities of the Chamber, it will be developed to contain information relevant to businesses of members, particularly those in connection with government rules and regulations and business opportunities.

THAILAND DAILY PRESS REPORTS
TCCC member who provided the Chamber with email address will receive everyday daily press reports on Thailand published in US newspapers or by international news agencies, which will give you updates on major political and economic developments in Thailand.

ACCESS TO US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S “FREE ENTERPRISE” MAGAZINE
TCCC member will have access, free of charge, to the US Chamber of Commerce’s “Free Enterprise”, a monthly online magazine that provides readers with major developments in the US government’s policies, economic and business news as well as management issues and innovations.

REGULAR UPDATES BY THE US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The US Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Unit will provide, through TCCC, our members with in-depth information on important legislative issues affecting businesses in the US.

REGULAR REPORT ON THAI-LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER
TCCC will procure and provide a dedicated space in a local Thai-language newspaper page that holds TCCC membership to solely to reports on TCCC’s activities and those of its members as well as introduction to businesses of its members. The page shall be fixed to one selected newspaper and shall be on a regular basis (most probably on a bi-weekly basis).

MEMBER BUSINESS SUPPORT

(For Organization Members Only)

TCCC’S “BUY FROM MEMBERS FIRST” POLICY
It shall be made the policy of TCCC to buy goods or services first from its members, when such products are available among its members and prices offered are not higher than those offered by non-members. In case there are, more than one, members that offer similar goods or services, TCCC shall adopt bidding process or rotate their purchases from members to ensure that all members benefit from the program.

TCCC’S MEMBER BUSINESS DIRECTORY
TCCC organization members shall be listed in TCCC’s Member Business Directory, which contains profiles of the company and contact information. The directory shall be made available on the TCCC’s website. In the future, it may also be available in a print edition.

MATCHING OR OTHER BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
When there are requests for recommendations by other businessmen on matching or other business cooperation, TCCC Board of Directors is required to give such opportunities, as a top priority, to its members first. The Board is also required to help its members conclude such business deals.

APPOINTMENT ASSISTANCE & LETTER OF INTRODUCTION/ENDORSEMENT
When asked, TCCC will help set up business appointments for members and/or issue letter(s) of introduction, recommendation or endorsement, as may be deemed appropriate.

DISCOUNTS

TCCC EVENTS & PRODUCTS
TCCC members shall be eligible to a discount for the participation in the TCCC events, in case that attendance in such events incurs some expenses. The same principle applies to products or services offered by TCCC.

TCCC MEMBERS’ STORE (“MEMBER-FOR-MEMBERS” CAMPAIGN)
In order to encourage member to help one another’s businesses, TCCC will talk with its members on possibility of offering some discounts to fellow members who patronize their business, for example, a discount of 5 to 20 percentages.TCCC will announce a list of members’ stores that offer such discounts regularly on its website and in newspapers.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY

TCCC REGULAR NETWORKING
TCCC will occasionally hold receptions, working breakfasts, business luncheons or speech events, as may be scheduled and announced on its website, Such events will offer opportunities to meet useful people and make right business connections.

TCCC PARTNERS’ EVENTS
TCCC will negotiate and conclude deals with its potential partners (e.g. other Asian American Chambers of Commerce) for TCCC’s members to take part in their events at reduced attendance fees.

ACCESS TO POLICY MAKERS
Priority will be given to members for participation in TCCC’s business missions or sessions with policy makers.