Funding of the Tombstone Chamber of Commerce is MAINLY through Chamber Membership dues. The Chamber will conduct small fundraisers throughout the year to help with operational expenses. The Tombstone Chamber of Commerce does not receive City, State or Federal funding;
The Tombstone Chamber of Commerce is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
2022 Current Board Members are:
President: Susan Goldstein-Wallace - Big Nose Kate's Saloon, The Longhorn Restaurant, Shady Lady's Closet, The Russ House, & Tombstone Harley
Vice President: David Bales - Tombstone Cowboy Church & The Western Edge of Tombstone
Secretary: Kenn Barrett - Tombstone Training
Member: Chris Douglas - Tombstone Lions Club
Member: Bill Pakinkis - Wild West Detachment Marine Corps League
Member: Steve Reeder - Tombstone Helldorado & Tombstone Vigilantes
Member: Noreen Carrafa - Doc Holiday's Saloon
The Tombstone Chamber of Commerce:
- is an organization of businesses seeking to further their collective interests, while advancing the collective interest of Tombstone Arizona;
- is known recognized entity by individuals traveling and businesses;
- goals and efforts work to promote Tourism for Tombstone AZ, with a focus on promoting Tombstone Chamber member’s businesses;
- acts as the advocate for Tombstone AZ with statewide Tourism agencies and organizations;
- is a non-political group.
EASY!!! The Tombstone Chamber of Commerce features ONLY Chamber Members in Facebook posts. Chamber members will be featured on one or more of the Chamber's Facebook Pages several times throughout the Chamber's fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).
CLICK HERE to read/review/download the Chamber By-Laws.
Yes, the Tombstone Chamber refers CHAMBER MEMBER BUSINESSES to visitors. As a Chamber Member, the Chamber will refer your business FIRST. The Tombstone community in has historically received well over 300,000+ visitors annually!!! In a community of 1400+ residents that is an astounding number. Approximately 40% of these visitors have called, emailed or visited the Tombstone Chamber. That is conservatively 130,000 people!!!! Members referred first in response to all requests for information on specific goods and services. The Tombstone Chamber is regularly asked by our visitors: Where can I stay?, Where can I eat?, Where can I shop?, Do you have a store that carries?, I want to move to the area can you recommend…?, And . . .
Weekly, the Chamber received upwards of 50 emails, FB messages, and phone calls requesting information about Tombstone, and Tombstone businesses.
In a nutshell, if you support us we can support you!
Please review An Investment with the Chamber to find out more about how the Chamber can support your business.
Click Here to visit the Membership Page.
As a Member of the Tombstone Chamber of Commerce you will receive an exclusive Chamber Member Directory listing - which is an individual page for your business with images, contact information, and business description. It is searchable through the Search Engines. The Chamber's website receives 25,734+ unique visitors monthly (as of July 2020). Visitors are looking at events, business listings, and the history of Tombstone. As a member, your company or organization will be listed on our website’s member directory, which is one of the most frequently visited pages on our website. We will create essentially a web page for your company or organization.
There is no doubt that joining the Tombstone Chamber means increased visibility and there is something to be said about supporting your fellow business men and women. A 2012 national survey* revealed that being active in a local Chamber of Commerce is an effective business strategy because consumers believe that such companies use good business practices, are reputable, care about their customers, and are involved in the community.
*The study was conducted by The Shapiro Group, an Atlanta-based strategic consulting firm
CLICK HERE to request a Ribbon Cutting for your business.
CLICK HERE to read/review past media/advertising reports
CLICK HERE to see the State of the Chamber Annual Report.