The Chamber has a wide range of benefits & opportunities for its members. Whether it is attending events, volunteering on committees or using our advertising choices, there is something available for everyone. Check out all the different pages on this website to see a full list of benefits, but here is a snapshot of what your membership will include. Or, click here to print a one-page PDF of EPC benefits!
Certificate of Origin:
Does your company send products overseas or to foreign countries? Do these countries require a Certificate of Origin stamp from the Chamber? If so, the Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce is here to help. With your membership we provide Certificate of Origin stamps free to our Chamber members! Simply call ahead when you need your documents stamped to let us know you are coming in, bring your documents and we will stamp and sign for you.
Issues Certificates of Origin Yes
Available to Members Only No
Member Fee for Certificate None
Non-Member Fee for Certificate $250
Membership cost starting at $375
Certificate on Website Yes
E-Certification Availability No
Made-in-USA Certification Availability Yes
Non-U.S. Certification Availability No
Some history on Certificate of Origins -
Certificates of Origin were established in 1923 by the Geneva Convention and due to the widespread network of Chambers of Commerce they were selected to do Certificates of Origin for businesses.
Country of Turkey by law companies must join the Chamber either the business is a Chamber member or they are a black market business
What does a Certificate of Origin mean to exporters that the product doesnt get stuck in customs, their banks use it to verify documents when payment is letter of credit, the product goes into a foreign country at a lower tariff or duty or no duty rate is applied to the product which could save the company 3-7%
The first thing we tell new members is to get involved! Maximize your membership by participating in the events that work for you, and using the opportunities that are available to grow your business and network. If you aren't sure what works best for you, the Chamber staff will meet with you to decide how to move forward. Call us at (952) 944-2830 today to set up your one-on-one meeting! Or, check our calendar and attend the next Chamber 202 program where we lay out all of the benefits of a Chamber membership, how to best utilize each one and how to navigate our website.
All events and opportunities are communicated through this website, as well as weekly e-mail blasts and a monthly print newsletter. To sign up to receive these communications, contact the Chamber at (952) 944-2830.