• Why Become a Member?

                                 - "What's in it for me?" 

  • Website - $300-$500 Value

    Does your business have a website? In today’s business world, everyone needs to have a presence on the Internet. Your chamber membership entitles you to:

    • Your business info lives online here on our website
    • A link to your website from our online membership directory
    • Username and PIN# to post unlimited job openings and community events (all job and event postings must be approved by chamber staff)
    • The Enhanced Membership Package also allows you to post videos, logos, pictures, hot deals and much more
    Focus Magazine – Our Printed Business Directory - $100 Value

    Just for being a current member of the chamber, your business is listed in our annual Focus Magazine under our member directory in alphabetical order.  This publication is available at no cost at the local Chamber office.

    Ribbon Cutting - $250 Value

    The chamber celebrates new businesses, grand openings and relocations for our members. A ribbon cutting gives your business added exposure.  Your photos and business info are published in our My Chamber, My Community® Newsletter; also, Ribbon cuttings are typically also listed on our website event calendar. 

    Market to your Fellow Members - $150 Value

    If you participate in direct mail campaigns or need to send a special message to your fellow chamber members, you have access to our entire mailing list at your fingertips. Mailing lists can be emailed to you in an Excel spreadsheet at no cost to you or we can print a set of labels for $150. 

    Small Business Support - Invaluable

    With our partnership with The Entrepreneurial Center of North Alabama (TECNA), you have access to information on area demographics, permits, taxes and so much more.  We also offer business coaching and development opportunities to help grow you as an individual and to help increase business proficiency and profitability.  

    Member Referrals - Invaluable

    You’ve often heard it said that word of mouth is the best and cheapest form of advertising. Well, it’s absolutely true! We field countless calls each day asking for businesses just like yours. Rest assured that we recommend our members to callers on a daily basis. 

    Keep Up with the Growing Business Community - $50 Value

    We receive information on a monthly basis about new businesses that have purchased business licenses. You can contact your local Chamber of Commerce to receive updates and information on the newest businesses in Lawrence County.

    Member to Member Benefits & Discounts - $$ Value Varies

    In a tough economy, everyone is looking for a good deal on products and services. From time to time, our members will offer discounts at their place of business to their fellow chamber members - just one more way you can boost your business!  These can be found under Member Benefits on our website.

    Networking Opportunities - $250+ Value

    During our Total Resource Campaign, businesses sponsor the opportunity to showcase their location, products and services to our members with a networking event. Some of our events include:

    • Breakfast & Biz Networking Events (held 7am-8am in varying locations)
    • Chamber Luncheons (held 12pm bi-monthly in varying locations)
    • Various Community Events that connect businesses to their local consumers
    “Meeting” Your Needs - $$ Value Varies

    Have you tried to schedule an off-site meeting for your business lately? Were you shocked to see just how much it can cost to rent meeting facilities? Our Boardroom is available for use by contacting the Chamber.

    Collective Voice in Business - Invaluable

    Your involvement in areas such as workforce development, education, minority development, leadership and the chamber’s “My Chamber, My Community®” campaign allows you to have an active role in issues that impact your business daily on a local, state and federal level as well as keep your presence strong in the community.

    Reduced Advertising Rates - $$ Value Varies

    Only our members are allowed to advertise in our weekly My Chamber, My Community® newsletter and/or on our website.  We also offer scrolling ad marketing on our website at below market rates on our Member Directory pages.

     

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  • Membership Packages Offered:
    • Basic Package
    • Enhanced Package
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