Why Join

Brochure Display at Chamber Office
The chamber office is the information headquarters in Lauderdale County for newcomers, visitors and locals. Your brochures, business cards, etc. might be the answer to their questions.

Complimentary Office Services
Contact the chamber office for information on the following services:
Free fax / *broadcast fax service 
Limited to two (2) per month *
Free b/w copy service
Color copies are available at a highly discounted cost / 20 free b/w copies per month 
Use of the chamber office for meetings, seminars, training sessions, etc.
Use of chamber mailing labels
Complimentary notary services

Free Chamber Publications
Membership Directory, Industrial Guide, Lauderdale County Magazine, Chamber Newsletter, Maps, Research Material, County Demographics, Tourist Information, Membership Buyers Guide

Networking Opportunities
Annual Membership Banquet
Annual Industrial Banquet (for local industries)
Chamber Coffees
Grand Openings/Open Houses
12 @ 12

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for New Businesses or New Locations
Includes an opportunity to showcase your business and get some local publicity.

Advertising Incentives
HRL-TV will offer one month free billboard advertising to any new chamber member. Advertising must be placed within 30 days of chamber membership. The Lauderdale Voice will give you one free ad (up to 1/4 page) for ad bought within 30 days of joining the chamber. The free ad must be of equal or smaller size of ad purchased. The chamber can help you with the design of any advertising, sales flyers, inserts, etc. on a time available basis. 

Business Referrals
One of the chambers main priorities is the promotion of it's members. We have an exclusive referral policy for our members. The chamber staff receives inquiries on a daily basis concerning local businesses. Through your chamber membership, you are guaranteed to be referred to those individuals or businesses.

Increased Community Involvement
The Chamber would not be possible without active members. Through your chamber membership, you have the opportunity to become involved in the community and participate in chamber roles such as:
Board of Directors
Chamber Ambassadors
Leadership Lauderdale
Education Foundation
Tomato Festival Committee
Workforce Development
Fair Committee
Chamber Committees

Community Recognition
Membership in the Lauderdale Chamber/ECD places your business in an elite group of community leaders. You will have the opportunity to work closely with other leaders and gain invaluable exposure for you and your business. In addition, your membership shows that you have an interest in the community's economic well-being and continued growth. 

Broadcast Faxes & Email
Faxes and emails will keep you up-to-date on chamber opportunities and activities. We encourage you to submit information about your events and business to be included. Keep us informed!

Member Plaque and Decal
Members receive an attractive membership plaque for display in your place of business as well as a sticker for your window or door.

Continuing Education
The Chamber sponsors workshops and seminars on a regular basis. Contact the chamber office with seminar ideas that would benefit your business.

Small Business Counseling
As a member, you can receive unlimited counseling with the Small Business Center at DSCC and we have a small business resource center located at the Chamber office.

Promotional Opportunities
Listing in the Membership Directory/Buyers Guide
Sponsorship of chamber events
Information in Newcomer packets
Complimentary internet listing and web page links to your business page
Information and business cards in the Chamber.



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