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 Networking Nights: Because chamber members want to develop new business contacts and prospects, the Chamber has developed this great networking opportunity venue. Members gather at Networking Nights in an informal setting at a local Lowell restaurant. Networking Nights provide unlimited opportunities to foster new business relationships
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
Lowell Chamber Facebook Page: Join our Facebook page to stay connected to all business events, town events, & advertising opportunites
Labor Day Facebook Page: Stay up-to-date on the most popular, widely known event in town…the Lowell Labor Day Festival and Parade. Purchase a booth, volunteer your time, or just come enjoy the event!
E-mail “Blasts”: We send e-mail blast updates and will include events or announcements on behalf of your company to our entire 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 Chatter 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
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Come out and help with the 2017 Women Build for Habitat for Humanity. Kick off begins May 6th with weekly build days of Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Individuals and groups of 6 to 8 per day maximum.
For more information or scheduling of your group, please contact...Read More »
The Lowell Chamber of Commerce will be holding it’s 3rd Annual Golf Outing on May 27, 2017 at Pheasant Valley Golf Course 3838 W. 141st Avenue, Crown Point. It will be a shotgun start at 9 am.
We are looking for golfers, sponsors and items for our goody bags. If you...Read More »
The Lowell High School Marketing class and the Lowell Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Lowell Outdoor Market (formerly Lowell Farmers Market) which will be held on the 2nd Saturday of the month from June through October.
We are looking for vendors who would like to promote...Read More »
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After careful consideration by the Lowell’s Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Chamber is changing the way members invest. Like many chambers during the past decade, we are moving to a tiered dues system which provides benefits based...Read More »
The Lowell Chamber of Commerce is now able to accept credit card transactions in the office, over the phone, and at events. With the help of Pogo by First Data, a mobile card reader, the Chamber can now serve its members and the community more conveniently.
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