FAQs

What is the Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce’s purpose?

The Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce represents more than 700 local businesses. Members include both large and small firms spanning a vast array of industries and services. MACC’s primary mission is that of supporting, encouraging, attracting and advancing responsible growth and business development in the suburbs east of Pittsburgh.

Since its founding in 1952, MACC has been instrumental in building strong partnerships among business leaders, community leaders, elected officials and key stakeholders on a variety of important issues. MACC enjoys a strong reputation as one of the largest, most active and respected chambers of commerce in all of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The organization has a robust advocacy platform and provides members with a variety of networking events, professional development programs and cost savings opportunities.

My business isn’t located in Monroeville. Can I still join the Monroeville Area Chamber?

Yes. The Monroeville Area Chamber serves the greater business community across eastern Allegheny and western Westmorland counties. There is no restriction on membership regarding the location of member businesses. As a general rule of thumb, if you plan to do business in the suburbs east of Pittsburgh, this is the Chamber for you. Join us today! 

What types of events does the Monroeville Area Chamber host?

MACC works to provide a wide range of both structured and relaxed networking opportunities to help foster those relationships. Whether you prefer to network in the early morning, at mid-day or after hours, MACC offers an event to meet your busy schedule. A sample of some of our events would include: roundtable networking, golf outings, seminars, B2B Shows, B2C Shows, After Hours Mixers, Women in Leadership Luncheons and Young Professionals Events.

I’m not able to attend many events. Is a Monroeville Area Chamber membership still valuable?

A MACC membership provides a number of benefits beyond our more than 200 annual events. Membership in the Monroeville Area Chamber provides listings in our directory and website, opportunities for advertising and promotion, and access to group purchasing programs. MACC has many members who attend events infrequently but maintain a membership because they support the work we do throughout the community. We’re always working on your behalf whether you attend events or not.

As an information source for the community, MACC receives numerous phone calls from residents and visitors seeking help in finding a specific product or service. With these calls, we only refer MACC members.

Do I have to be a Chamber member to participate in the health care insurance program, energy program, or other group purchasing programs through the Monroeville Area Chamber?

Yes. MACC has been a proud participant in the ChamberChoice health care insurance and other business products purchasing pools for nearly 20 years. ChamberChoice is the brand name for the suite of products and services offered by the Chambers of Commerce Service Corporation. CCSC organized in 1992 to offer health insurance benefits to members by pooling their buying power. Offering dental and vision coverage, COBRA services, limited benefit medical plans, life, disability, long term care insurance, an aggregated electricity buying pool, business services and more, ChamberChoice programs provide unsurpassed quality.

MACC also offers members other group buying programs, such as OnDemand Energy, Penn National Insurance and the Office Depot Chamber Advantage program.

Membership in the Monroeville Area Chamber is required to access these great benefits.

How much does membership in MACC cost?

The Monroeville Area Chamber is a membership organization that sustains itself on dues and event income. Dues are based upon the number of employees your company employs. The annual investment ranges from $130 to $1750. See the “Join Now” section of our website or contact the Chamber office for more details.