Through membership with HIPCC, you will have the opportunity to participate in exceptional training programs, gain exposure for your business at numerous networking events, and take advantage of the many business services we provide.

The benefits of becoming a member of this dynamic business organization are tangible and intangible, personal and professional. Below are some of the most important reasons for membership.

Promote Your Business

As a Chamber, we are loyal to our members – referring newcomers and businesses to our members and doing business with the members only. We act as a referral service for our members and always give loyalty by referring to member businesses.

Partnerships or Sponsorships

Chamber members are given the opportunity to market their business through various sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

Business Referrals

Referring new residents and businesses to our members and doing business with the members ourselves is very important to us as a Chamber. We act as a referral service for our members and always give loyalty by referring our member businesses.

Return on Investment

The rewards realized on the nominal cost of membership may surprise you. Our referral service alone connects one to many resources in this community. This is actually one of the things our staff does best. We make thousands of connections each year.

Networking Opportunities

As a member of the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, you will have endless opportunities to meet other members in order to promote your business interests and develop long-term relationships. Listed below are some of our most popular events:

  • Business After Hours
  • Training Sessions and Seminars
  • Special Breakfast and Lunch Programs
  • Annual Dinner Meeting
  • Committee Meetings
  • Networking with Elected Officials
  • Other special events

Small Business Support

More than 80% of the Chamber’s membership is comprised of small business. The Chamber works to take care of small business through events, seminars and special programs.

Professional Development

We have affordable professional development programs for business professionals and their employees.

Government Affairs

Committee and staff follow local, state and federal legislation which affects business and our community. We also hold meetings with local, state and federal representatives.


Life’s way too short to stand on the sidelines. Get involved and be part of the most exciting, effective organization in HIPCC. Bring your experience and knowledge onboard to assist in strengthening our membership.

Community Investment

Just as the Chamber is important to our community, YOU are important to the Chamber. Your investment in the Chamber means an investment and commitment in the community.

And There is More!

  • Subscription to the Chamber newsletter which includes advertising opportunities
  • Listing on the Chamber’s website with a free link to your site
  • Resource Publications
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Awards and Recognition Programs