Question: What can the Concilio do for me – a small business owner?
Answer: The Concilio Hispano de Empresas assists small business owners in creating business opportunities by providing business services, programs and access to those that will facilitate the achievement of their goals. Through our relationships with numerous agencies and organizations, the Concilio can provide the path to business resources to help build your business. Contact the Chamber for a list of agencies and organizations.
Question: What is a chamber?
Answer: A chamber of commerce is a local association of business people organized to promote the welfare of their community, especially its commercial interests.
Question: Who runs the Concilio Hispano de Empresas?
Answer: The President, Board of Directors, and volunteer committees, carry out the work of the Concilio.
Question: How can I join?
Answer: You can join the Concilio Hispano de Empresas de Colorado Springs by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and an application will be mailed or e-mailed to you or by visiting www.cosconcilio.com
Question: Are there any requirements to join?
Answer: There are no specific requirements. Anyone interested in building a better Colorado Springs through the growth and prosperity of small, minority, and woman-owned businesses are encouraged to join.
Question: Is there a fee to join the Concilio?
Answer: Yes. A yearly investment is required and based on the number of employees in your business. Dues vary for business owners, non-business owners, individuals, students and corporations. The Chamber office can assist you in becoming a member by emailing email@example.com.
Question: Can I pay my membership dues with a credit card?
Answer: Yes. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. A 3.0% service charge will be applied to all credit card orders.
Question: When does my membership begin?
Answer: Membership is for 1 year and begins the date we receive payment and a completed membership application. (i.e. January 1st, 2018 to January 1st, 2019)
Question: What is requested of me as a member of the Concilio?
Answer: A member is strongly encouraged to participate in the programs available and attend as many events as possible. The programs and events are an added value to the everyday operation of a business and help to establish relationships with other chamber members that can provide ideas to improve and grow your business. You can also take advantage of the many discounts are chamber offers our members.
Question: What type of events does the Concilio offer?
Answer: The Concilio sponsors quarterly business luncheons, bi-monthly Enlace Latino (Business After Hours), The Concilio Gala, ribbon cuttings, and other events that give members opportunities to build connections in the business community.
Question: Where can I find a listing of upcoming events?
Answer: All upcoming events are listed on our website and monthly newsletter.
Question: Do I have to be a member of the Concilio to attend the events?
Answer: No. However, Concilio members do receive discounts on admission to events.
Question: What advertising opportunities are available at the Hispanic Chamber?
Answer: Members can advertise through the following: Annual Membership Directory, monthly newsletter, website, and event sponsorships. Contact the Chamber by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Question: How do I become a sponsor?
Answer: Contact the Chamber by emailing email@example.com for details and packages available. They will tailor specific sponsor packages to meet the needs of your business.
Question: Where can I go for help with starting a business?
Answer: Visit our website under Business Resources for information on starting a business.
Question: What do I do if I am not receiving any e-mails from the Concilio?
Answer: Contact the Concilio by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm that we have a current e-mail address.