About the Chamber

We support our businesses and organizations and help them to thrive in our community.
We promote and advertise the Winterville community so others will know what a great “slice of the good life” we have.
We are committed to promoting excellence in business and community.
  • Ribbon Cuttings for new businesses - Facebook event is created for the event as well as put on our website calendar. Town Council members, local papers, and all chamber members are invited. Board members of the chamber will be there to assist in the cutting of the ribbon and to help provide a warm welcome.
  • Quarterly chamber meetings - Discuss chamber happenings, welcome new members and give them an opportunity to introduce themselves. Guest speakers come to talk about topics of interest to business owners and how they can help yours!
  • Business After Hours - Socialize, network, and have a good time at a Chamber business. Drinks, appetizers, music, and an opportunity to meet other business owners in a relaxed environment.
  • Chamber Champions - Our newest business member benefit is free advertising! Every 2 weeks a name is drawn randomly to have their ad be featured at the top of our Facebook page as well as the top of our Member Directory page on our website. We direct some of our marketing funds to advertise the Facebook post, allowing it to reach up to 7700 people in the Winterville, Greenville, Ayden, Farmville area! Check out this feature on the Chamber Champion tab of our website (snippet also featured on the home page) or on our Facebook page.
  • Annual Awards Banquet - Every April we host an Awards Banquet recognizing members of the community in categories such as “Business of the Year”, “Citizen of the Year”, and others. All Chamber members are invited to make nominations in each category.
  • Scholarships for Local Seniors – Each year we award two $1000 scholarships to deserving seniors from our area high schools. This award is given at our Annual Awards Banquet.
  • Christmas Social - Get together for Christmas with your local chamber members! Door prizes, networking, food, drinks, and music!
  • Annual Teacher “Welcome Back” Breakfast - At the beginning of the school year we serve breakfast at each of our areas schools to welcome back the teachers and start the year on a positive note.
  • Monthly newsletters to keep the community aware of special events and new businesses. See our Newsletters tab for a preview.
  • Website Listings - On our Chamber Member Directory page we have all our businesses, organizations, and schools listed to make it easy to shop and get involved with your fellow chamber members! See our Chamber Member Directory tab for a preview.
  • Promoting our community - We keep up-to-date on what’s happening in the Winterville community and businesses and post events, articles, and photos to help promote our community.
  • Winterville Watermelon Festival - The festival is the biggest watermelon festival in the state and brings people from all over to our community. The chamber does a lot to assist the festival and benefit our community.
  • Networking - The chamber provides numerous opportunities for you to network with others and make connections within our community.
  • Leadership Opportunities - As a chamber member you have the option of getting more involved in the chamber itself by becoming an officer. An opportunity for personal and professional growth and to help your fellow chamber members.
  • Supporting Businesses in any way we can - Need to meet with the zoning board? Trying to find a new business space? Our business is making your business better. Let us know what we can do to help support you.