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
Lowell Chamber Facebook Page: Join our Facebook page to stay connected to all business events, town events, & advertising opportunities
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 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
3rd Annual Paint – for a – Cause hosted by Anytime Fitness. Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 5:30-8:00pm. RSVP to Paige by 11/29/1 219-440-7149. Bullpen Luxury Bar & Grill located at 1013 W US HWY 30, Schererville, In 46375Read More »
Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana invites you to the Home Dedication for Ms. Carol Swisher.
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Tri Creek Lumber & Hardware is hosting their 11th Annual Winter Coat Drive. All new and gently used clean coats, in all sizes can be dropped off at Tri Creek Lumber from now until Saturday, January 13, 2018. Other items that can be donated are hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves....Read More »
Edward Jones is a drop off location for Toys for Tots this Holiday Season. Please drop off any new & unwrapped toys for ages newborn through 12 years old. Edward Jones will be collecting Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm until Sunday, December 17th. They are located at 17650 Morse Street, Lowell, In...Read More »
The Lowell Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 60th Anniversary Celebration and its 6th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting on Thursday, November 30th at 6 pm at Signature Banquets, 1908 E. Commercial Avenue. There will be a silent auction and local vendors. This is a family friendly event. Tickets are...Read More »
A front line customer ambassador for Centier, the Universal Banker is crossed trained to provide a World-Class experience for clients. They will educate customers about Centier’s financial product options and refer or sell the appropriate products and services matching the customer’s needs. This position participates in the daily operations of...Read More »
It’s all about choice…and improved membership benefits.
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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