Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Launches Member Marketplace

Local Chamber Offers Exclusive Deals from Members to Members on Social Savings Platform

Raleigh, NC, June 23, 2011 --( The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce ( has announced the launch of Member Marketplace, a social savings platform for local businesses to communicate and offer discounts specifically to chamber members. Developed by the Fabrik Agency (, a full-service design agency that focuses on creating innovative solutions for company branding, Member Marketplace will provide Chamber businesses with a location to distribute company news and announcements, offer specific discounts, and maintain communication with Chamber members. Member Marketplace will provide record of an annual savings and transaction history for members to reference, and businesses can limit and monitor the number of discounts offered as well.

“We’re excited to offer a new way for our members to connect and do business together,” said Harvey Schmitt, president and CEO of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. “With the growing presence of new media, it is obvious that the social savings platform is useful as well as popular. We’re pleased to present this outlet exclusively to the Greater Raleigh Chamber members.”

- Fabrik Agency is the creator of ChamberMade ( and is an independently owned, multi-disciplinary agency headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. Winner of the 2010 HOW Magazine Interactive Annual/Top 40 Interactive, Fabrik specializes in website design and development, digital applications, traditional and online marketing strategies, brand development and anything else that takes advantage of digital technology. For more information on the Fabrik Agency, visit

- For more information on the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, visit

About The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce:
The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is the largest membership organization in Wake County, consisting of more than 2,400 members and representing more than 66 percent of private sector employment in the Triangle. The Chamber of Commerce promotes community education, sports, entertainment, and history programs, as well as business and company networking opportunities. For more information, visit

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