Chemical associations offer an abundance of business opportunities and positive exposure for your business. In addition to the industry members of the chemical manufacturers association, you will have opportunities to meet and get to know other members of the chemical association, including business leaders that support the American Chemical Society.
Affiliation with a chemical industry association provides lobbying and networking opportunities that can be immensely helpful to your own business interests, while you support the industry. Membership in a chemical association often means access to information and contacts that can be important to your own company. Local chemicals organizations offer even more chances to network with local business leaders in your community. Approach your membership in organizations for chemical market associates from a variety of perspectives.
1. Expand your network through an American chemical society
2. Support the industry by participating in chemicals organizations
3. Stay informed with chemical manufacturers association publications
Develop business contacts in chemical organizationsChemicals organizations hold regular meetings, seminars and conventions for members and interested parties. At chemical industry association events, as well as through various committees in which you can participate, you will have numerous occasions to socialize and network with other business people who support and work within and for the chemicals industry. The business leaders you meet could offer a number of trade opportunities for you and your company.
Demonstrate your interest by joining chemical associationsIf you want to do business with chemical professionals, you will want to show your support while building relationships with national and local leaders in the industry. You often can do this best by participating in a chemical association with both your presence and your financial support.
Keep your company in the loop with chemical industry association publicationsWhile you may not have time to participate in a trade group or volunteer on a committee, you can take advantage of your membership in chemical organizations through the myriad publications they put out. By keeping up with the reports and news in the industry, you can pick and choose which events will be most beneficial for you to attend while keeping updated on changes or news that affects chemicals organizations industry-wide.
- Join committees in chemical organizations to develop closer relationships with others who could provide sources of business for your company.