Become a Chamber Member

If you have questions on signing up or renewing, please call us at (530) 265-2692.

The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary partnership of business and professional people working together to promote commerce, business and tourism through marketing campaigns, promotions and events. While emphasizing our quality of life and historic environment, our goal is to benefit merchants and citizens both professionally and economically.

Why Join the Chamber?

A strong membership allows us to make a strong contribution to efforts to improve our economy for our members’ benefit.

The Nevada City Chamber is good for your business:

Member benefits:

  • Our website members-only section has information of member trainings such as workshops on current employment law and HR, a series of videos that outline ways to make your business successful. For example, this video gives insight to anyone considering opening a restaurant in town.
  • Participation in the YUBA BUCKS program, a MasterCard e-gift program that keeps buying dollars in the community.
  • Our advocacy work on the City and County levels helps your business thrive.
  • Networking opportunities through regular mixers, industry-specific meet-ups, and other events.
  • Listing on the Chamber website with a link to your website – thousands of unique visitors per month use this as a first-stop for finding lodging, restaurants, and vendors (NC Chamber website, Facebook page and newsletters can increase your Google ratings).
  • Referrals from the Visitors Center – we receive over 10,000 phone calls and 15,000 visitors per year – all looking for referrals (includes printed promotional material distribution).
  • Exposure in Chamber publications: Email Newsletters, Facebook and Instagram, Featured Listing for Restaurants and Lodging in Visitors Guide.
  • Chamber plaque to display in your business and on your website.
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and promotion – Photo on the NC Chamber website and in the newsletter. (Ribbon cuttings are only applicable to brick-and-mortar businesses in close proximity to Nevada City.)


  • Host a mixer – Expose your physical location and staff to the business community (Current Chamber Mixer Schedule).
  • Cast your vote on Chamber matters.
  • Join the board and become a business leader in the community. (Current Board)

Annual Dues

View details of what’s included with the Membership Participation Levels

Membership LevelAnnual
Sole Proprietor $120
2-5 employees$175
6 to 9 employees$240
10-25 employees$300
26-49 employees$375
50+ employees$450
Friend of the Chamber (Individual/Non-Business)$75