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Become A Young Professional At The Lake!

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ARE YOU...
Passionate about the Lake community?Interested in connecting with like-minded peers?Under the age of 45?
If you answer YES to any of these questions, then we've got the PERFECT opportunity for you!


Young Professionals At The Lake

Young Professionals At The Lake is a Chamber-sponsored organization designed to connect young adults who are working within the local community. Young Professionals at the Lake is essentially a subgroup of Lake Area Chamber of Commerce open to any and all working adults ages 45 and under. Their mission is simple:

Connecting young professionals to foster community engagement, exchange ideas and support the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission and activities.
Does this sound like something you'd enjoy? We'd love for you to join us!

What We Do

In order to further support our mission, Young Professionals at the Lake hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year. Examples of some of our past activities include:
YPL-Sponsored Lunch…

COME PREPARED! What To Bring To A Networking Event

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As "Lake locals," we foster strong connections with each other by coming together to host and volunteer for community events, attend business socials, and supporting one another however we can. Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to play our part by hosting monthly networking socials, thus creating an additional opportunity for local professionals to forge new connections and strengthen existing ones. 

Our next networking social will take place tonight at Topsider in Osage Beach. We're here to help you prepare for a successful evening of networking and fun by offering these quick reminders.


WHAT TO BRING TO A NETWORKING EVENT

In order to prepare for a successful networking event, you need to bring several things with you. Some of these things are tangible items that you will use during your conversations. Others are intangible concepts that are nevertheless crucial components of preparing for a successful evening of networking. 

Here is a checklist of intangible things to…

TIME IS RUNNING OUT - Don't Miss The Spring Membership Drive!

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Spring is a time of rebirth, new growth, and exciting changes. As a Lake of the Ozarks business owner, spring presents the perfect opportunity for you to brush any dust off your marketing and business strategies so you can prepare for the influx of business you are likely to receive this summer.


In anticipation of the upcoming busy season, Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is offering a Spring Membership Drive to help you position your business for success during the warm summer months. Keep reading to learn how participating in our Spring Membership Drive may help propel your business to the next level.

EXISTING MEMBERS

If you are already a member of Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, the Spring Membership Drive is the perfect opportunity to help us help you! All existing members who participate in our Spring Membership Drive have the opportunity to win a free year of membership with Lake Area Chamber of Commerce (a cash value of $260)!

Not only will you have this chance to win - you will also b…

5 Tips To Grow Your Business At The Lake Of The Ozarks

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As the owner, you are the heart and soul of your company. While your team members each play a crucial role, the success of your business ultimately depends on you.


This responsibility isn't something to fear; rather, it is something to celebrate! Under your effective supervision and leadership, your business can thrive. As a business owner at the Lake of the Ozarks, you have a myriad of resources available to help your company succeed. Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is here to do our part by offering a few simple tips to help you grow your business.

1. Dedicate Every Morning To Generating New Business.
Juggling paperwork, going to meetings, overseeing payroll, monitoring cash flow... there's a lot that goes into keeping a business running. Once their businesses are off the ground, many entrepreneurs find that they become so focused on keeping up with their current workloads that they forget to dedicate any extra time to growing their businesses. Make a point to spend your first 1-…