Reasons to join…

Membership brings credibility to a business- Customers are more apt to purchase from vendors that are a member of their local chamber

Increases businesses visibility in the community- on the website directory, newsletter, ribbon cutting, FaceBook page, etc.

Creates network opportunities- serving/joining committees

Gain a voice in government- continue to stand behind small businesses

Make business contacts- Networking at events helps you meet potential customers, clients, and vendors

Acquire customer referrals- Chambers recommend members to individuals and businesses

Chamber events and programs- attend social gatherings to get to know other business members and expand your prospect base

Promotion and publicity- member exclusive advertising and opportunities for business-to-business advertising and publicity

Involvement– Get Involved! There’s nothing more rewarding than volunteering your time and talent to make the community where you work and live a better place

Small Businesses: The impact of local chamber membership is very powerful!

  • 44% increase in consumer favorability rating
  • 51% increase in consumer awareness
  • 57% increase in local reputation
  • 63% increase in likelihood that consumers will patronize the business in the future

Benefits of Membership

Monthly Business events: Because chamber members want to develop new business contacts and prospects, the Chamber provides for this opportunity by hosting monthly meetings. Members gather at an informal setting at a local businesses.

Chamber Website: Free Internet listing on the membership directory tab; advertising on the member of the month tab, special events listed on the chamber calendar, and available position listings on the employment page

Chamber e-mail list.

Business Referrals: The Chamber receives inquiries for products and services on a daily basis. Only member names are given in response to those requests.

Ribbon Cuttings: Coordinate with local media, enable new businesses to get off to a running start

Chamber Newsletter: The Chamber publishes a quarterly newsletter which lists member business cards, advertising, and business spotlights. These publications help promote the image of Lowell to prospective businesses

The Chamber Scholarship Program: awarded yearly to a Lowell High School student who is planning on majoring in business

Membership Decals: Membership in the Chamber has its privileges. Each member receives a decal to display annual membership certificate. Membership may be tax deductible

Mailing Labels: Pre-sorted Mailing Labels with Chamber member addresses are available to members only

Additional Marketing Opportunities: Display your brochures and business cards at the Chamber Office

New Member Welcome Kits: When welcoming new Chamber members, we distribute a package of promotional material from member firms. This is a great way to encourage fellow members to use your products and services.

Notary Services: Free to members only