Are you working a side-hustle and want to expand it? If so, the Amherst Chamber of Commerce should be your business organization of choice.


Do you work on the side doing something you love, but work full-time to pay the bills?

Do you hope to grow your career but are working two or more side jobs until your moment comes?

Do you have a side-hustle that bring you gratification but your career isolate you from individuals with the same interests?

If so, you are a SIDE-GIGGER!

Side-Giggers work one or more jobs.  They have a full-time occupation and side-hustle or work 2 or more gigs independently.

This new membership category provides tools for you to benefit from the Amherst Chamber of Commerce’s networking opportunities, educational workshops, and more to further advance your side-hustle. Your membership puts you in contact with the potential to interface with over 3,000 business owners, managers and employees in the regional marketplace.  As this segment grows we will develop programs and opportunities focused on this specific demographic.

We know discretionary income to spend on your side-hustle can be limited, that’s why we charge a minimal annual fee of $99.

With Your Membership Investment…

Grow your customer base
Build your business expertise
Increase your exposure, including being listed in the Chamber’s Member Directory
Have access to the use of meeting spaces at no charge*
Be eligible for Health Insurance through the Chamber
*Meeting space usage is dependent on availability.  Members receive 4 complimentary hours of usage per year, additional time may be purchased for a small amount.

Ready to join the Amherst Chamber of Commerce’s Circle of Influence?

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