Join The Chamber!
10 Reasons to Join the Baraboo Area Chamber of Commerce
We'd love to welcome you as a Chamber Member! Have questions about what we can do for your business?
Please contact Debra Bauer, Executive Director, and she'd be happy to meet with you and explain the benefits of membership.
Meanwhile, our membership investment schedule appears below. If you have further questions or would like to join the Chamber, please contact us. Thank you.
MEMBERSHIP INVESTMENT SCHEDULE - Effective 10/1/11-9/30/12
Retail, Manufacturing, Agri-business, Professional (Except Utilities & Financial Institutions)
$233.00 — Base up to five employees; $9.05 per employee up to cap of $658.00.
(Defined as any institution governed by Public Service Commission) $658.00.
$ 20.53 per million of assets in the Baraboo area.
(Minimum of $233.00.)
(Except attractions requiring paid admission.)
(For businesses beyond a 20 mile radius of the Baraboo area. Voting rights and insurance benefits not included.) $139.00
(Business referrals, voting rights and insurance benefits not included.)
(For businesses beyond a 5 mile radius of the Baraboo area. Voting rights and business referrals not included.)
2-10 employees covered - $321
11-20 employees covered - $428
21+ employees covered - $536
18 Hole Golf Course / Ski Hill
$658.00 (no base).
Tourism (Except Golf Course, Ski Hill)
$233.00 base + appropriate formula from below.
Formula: Cabins/Cottage/Bed & Breakfast properties = base + $13.75/room
Formula: Motels/Hotels = base + $13.75/room
Supplemental Fee: All Baraboo Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) lodging establishment members who do not pay a room tax to a municipality which redistributes half of said room tax to the BACC shall be assessed a supplemental membership fee equal to their annual occupancy rate multiplied by their average room rate multiplied by 3.0 percent. Documentation of occupancy rates and room rates is required for BACC membership, and shall be made available to the BACC upon request.
Exception: Lodging establishments which pay room tax to any municipality and were members as of December 31, 1996, will not be assessed the above additional fee.
Motels/Hotels Cap: $1,752.00 for those lodging establishments that were members as of December 31, 1996. No fees cap for those lodging establishments that joined after December 31, 1996.
Formula: Restaurant = base + $2.46/chair
Additional $83.94 for liquor license and/or conference room for restaurant.
Formula: Attraction = base + $16.84/1,000 paid attendees, no extra for gift shop, etc. (cap of $1,804.00).
Formula: Campgrounds = base + $1.66 per site.