The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce strengthens the economic climate through business leadership that fosters member and community prosperity.

Key Reasons to Join

WE’RE YOUR LOCAL CHAMBER WITH ACCESS TO THE PEOPLE AND INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW TO OPERATE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS. The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is the state’s first regional chamber. We represent the businesses – and work with community leaders – from Burrillville to Pawtucket.

EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE BY ATTENDING SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS. We offer a variety of seminars and workshops on topics you and your employees can bring back to your business.

PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS TO 1,500 BUSINESS DECISION-MAKERS IN NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND. Promote your business in our weekly electronic newsletter; put your business fliers in our office display case; or list your business under a variety of categories in our on-line searchable membership directory.

HOLD OFF-SITE MEETINGS WITH YOUR STAFF, OR ORGANIZE A PRESENTATION FOR CLIENTS AND USE THE CHAMBER’S CONFERENCE ROOM FOR FREE. The room has a computer with Internet access, LCD projector, and its tables and chairs can be arranged in a variety of configurations to fit your needs. 

JOINING A VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE GIVES YOU AND YOUR STAFF OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW YOUR SKILLS AND BUSINESS CONTACTS. The Chamber has a number of volunteer committees that offer you a chance to become involved with programs that make a difference to the business community. 

RECEIVE GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATION AT THE LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL LEVELS. The Chamber has two lobbyists on staff who testify at the R.I. State House on issues of importance to the business community. Additionally, the Chamber works with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which offers federal representation to our members.

BUSINESS REFERRALS. When people call our Chamber looking for businesses, we will refer our member companies only. And all Chamber member businesses are listed in our searchable membership directory on our website – - both by name and category. 

NETWORKING. Each month the Chamber offers a variety of opportunities to meet other Chamber members. Check out the events at

To Join the Northern RI Chamber and start growing your business even further, contact us at 401-334-1000 ext 102 or