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Invest & Connect

Investing & Connecting through the Chamber is how you get the most value out of Chamber membership.  The Chamber is constantly striving to meet the needs of businesses in our community and our goal is to help you succeed. The Chamber in partnership with the City of Fostoria, Fostoria Economic Development and Downtown Development and Tourism, strive to position the City of Fostoria for economic growth and expansion. Membership in the Chamber not only helps support community wide strategic initiatives, it also provides you with a return on your investment through cost saving programs, keeps you informed on important, ever-changing issues and trends within our community and beyond, increases your visibility, creates networking opportunities, acts as a legislative voice for business, provides referrals and lends credibility to your business.

Core Strategic Goals

The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce

 

Health Insurance

As a Chamber member, you are eligible to receive discounts on various health insurance plans with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield with ChamberSaver discounts.  For more information or to receive a quote, contact one of the Chamber member insurance agents listed below or receive a free quote at www.chambersaver.com/noacc

Click here to watch a video about plans available to you through our membership in NOACC.

                                                                                                 

Anthem offers Chamber member businesses a full range of health insurance offerings with the ChamberSaver plan and the SOCA self-funded medical plan which now includes sole proprietors.

Chamber Saver

Companies with 2-50 eligible employees can save 1.4% and companies with 51-500 eligible employees can save 1% on health insurance-and not just on a few plans, but rather on Anthem’s full range of health insurance offerings. Every Anthem plan includes 100% coverage for checkups, flu shots, and other preventative care services for your employees and their families.  Learn More

SOCA Benefit Plan

SOCA Self-Funded Benefit Plan offers a solution for small employers & sole proprietors . The SOCA Benefit Plan is a multiple employer welfare agreement (MEWA) that lets small employers & sole proprietors join together to share in the overall claims risk. By being part of a large, self-funded pool, they receive financial protection backed by Anthem’s stop loss coverage. The plan also offer competitive rates, fixed, predictable monthly payments, a variety of plan designs, Anthem’s broad Blue Access PPO provider network and Essential RX drug list, expanded wellness options and exclusive rates on vision, life and more.  Learn More

MEWA Info Sheet 2021

       

 

Fostoria Chamber Member Insurance Agents

First Insurance Group
419-436-4085

UIS Insurance & Investments
419-435-6653

Hitchings Insurance Agency
419-423-9145

Hylant
419-934-5429

State Farm Insurance
419-435-1494

CSI Insurance, LLC 
419-435-6606

Workers’ Compensation & MCO

When it comes to Workers’ Comp or MCO’s, we have you covered.  Through the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s membership in multiple benefit alliances we are able to offer you choices that can save you $$.

Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Programs  

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By joining a Workers’ Comp Group Rating program businesses up to 500 employees can achieve rate reductions on Ohio BWC premiums up to the maximum discount allowed. With offices in Cleveland and Toledo, PPS TPA Services is locally owned and operated in Northern Ohio.  We promise to meet with you at your business or Chamber offices! Contact us for a Free, No Obligation Assessment of the best cost reduction programs for your company.

Managed Care Organization (MCO)                                   

Workers’ Compensation is a major cost of doing business.  Lost-time claims can increase premiums if not handled properly.  It is the MCO’s job to make sure injured workers receive care and return to work safely and promptly.  NOACC Chambers and their business members will be able to choose HMS (Health Management Solutions) and be assured that they can rely on their MCO to protect their workers and their bottom line.

 

CompManagement is a workers’ compensation program administrator and represents nearly 30,000 Ohio employers in virtually every industry classification from large corporations to small family-owned businesses.

Through the expertise of CompManagement’s colleagues, your policy is reviewed to determine the programs that may garner the most savings while keeping in mind you organization’s risk tolerance. Enrollment for participating in alternative rating/premium discount programs occurs annually. Ensure eligibility requirements and enrollment deadlines by contacting CompManagement today. Your direct local contact for this program is Kelly Lowry, Client Services Manager – OH at (419) 295-2305 or email

Other Cost Saving Programs

 

UIS Insurance & Investments and Auto-Owners Insurance offers members of the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce up to an 11% discount on their business insurance.

  • Tailored Protection Plan
  • Business Owners Policy
  • Commercial Auto
  • Commercial Umbrella
  • Garage Liability Dealers Blanket

 

Chamber Energy Program

Want to know more?  Click here to watch a brief video about how this program can save you money!

Community Energy Advisors (CEA) is a Public Utilities Commission of Ohio certified energy management firm that educates and empowers organizations of all sizes to maximize the economics of their energy assets. Through the Chamber Energy Program, CEA provides Chamber members with Education, Savings, and Protection on both regulated and deregulated energy expenses. With a credible partner looking out for your bottom-line, members enjoy peace of mind and budget-ability when it comes to your utility costs.

To enroll today, grab a recent copy of your electric and natural gas bills and click here to sign up online!

Still have questions, email chamberenergy@ceateam.com

 

 

 

Chamber members can achieve substantial shipping discounts with FedEx®, as well as significant savings on freight shipments—with the
opportunity for NOACC affiliated Chambers to earn non-dues revenue. Savings up to 45% on small package ground, next day air, or up to
70% savings on large pallet shipments. Member must be member of a NOACC chamber and must establish and use an account with
Partnership to get savings.

Click here to watch a video about hos PartnerShip works and then  Click Here for a quote or call Harry Centa, 800-599-2902 ext 2242.

 

 

 

Our partnership with Constant Contact means fantastic member benefits for you!  We have teamed up to bring you an exclusive discount of up to 25% off their entire suite of online marketing tools for businesses and up to 30% off for non profits. Try if for free or call or email Tamara Jaros, 734-516-9788 or Tamara@TamaraJaros.com for more information.

 

 

Our partnership with Office Depot/Office Max gives you up to a 40% discount on in store and online purchases.  Online orders of $50 or more are shipped at no charge.  All Office Depot and Office Max locations participate.  Chamber members must sign up to receive discounts.  To sign up contact Shelley Roach, 419-360-106, Shelley.Roach@OfficeDepot.com

 

Chamber members receive a 25% discount on room rentals at the Fostoria Learning Center and may use the conference room for free (subject to availability; reservation required)  For rates and more information call the FLC at 419-408-5540 or visit www.fostorialearningcenter.org

 

 

2022 Chamber Sponsors