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5 Perks of Our Virtual Home Show

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Have you heard? The Lake Area Chamber is hosting the ONLY virtual home show at the Lake of the Ozarks! What's a virtual home show? Think about all the vendors you see at a traditional home show and take it online. Our home show website houses information about all the vendors you would typically see at a home show. The good news is you can access this information 24/6, 365! Take a look below to see how our virtual home tour can be of a benefit to your business.
Join Our Cutting Edge 24/7 Online Virtual Trade Show People are busy, booths at traditional trade shows are expensive for a one weekend event, and everyone is looking online for solutions. These are just a FEW reasons to join us as we change the face of home and business tradeshows at the Lake.

Perks of Our Virtual Home Show Perk #1: Showcase Business Information Your business information will be featured online. You can feature employees and promotions in your virtual booth area, as well. Capture your potential customers w…

Ways the Lake Area Chamber Can Help Your Business Grow Through Networking

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Networking is a proven way to help grow your business. Making connections in the community is a great way to let others know about your business. People like to do business with people and networking is the ideal way to meet as many people as possible. The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce provides a number of networking events throughout the year. Every month we host a networking social designed to help our members meet one another. If you're thinking about coming out for our next social, take a look below to learn how we can help you grow your business at one of the upcoming Lake Area Chamber networking events!


ATTEND MONTHLY NETWORKING SOCIALS We invite all Lake Area Chamber Members and Future Members to our Monthly Networking Socials. Since networking should be a vital part of your business marketing plan, you are encouraged to participate, exchange business cards, and get to know other members at our socials. This is an ideal way to gain visibility for your business and share inf…

DON'T MISS THIS EVENT: The 25th Annual Midwest Wine & Brew Festival

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Have you heard? The 25th Annual Midwest Wine & Brew Festival is right around the corner. Join the Lake Area Chamber on August 11th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm at the Lodge of Four Seasons for this unique event. Taste samples from area vendors and get a chance to find your new favorite wine or brew! Take a look below to find out a little more about what you can expect to find and WHO will be at the festival:


What to Expect at the Wine & Brew Fest: Taste Samples With a wide range of samples available from Missouri wineries, breweries, and restaurants, take advantage of this unique festival right here at the Lake of the Ozarks. Samples are provided from a variety of vendors - treats from restaurants included! You can taste test local products BEFORE deciding which one you want to add to your favorites list!

Buy Products Don't worry if you fall in love with a sample... vendors will have products for sale, as well! Vendors allow you to taste test before making your purchase. Once you tas…

MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT: Discounted Pricing at Special Events

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Are you looking for a unique and effective way to get your business noticed? As a Lake Area Chamber member, you can take advantage of our discounted sponsorship opportunities. We put on a number of events throughout the year - as you likely know. Get in on the action and ensure your business is present at these events! It's easy - simply become a sponsor (and get a discounted member rate) at our annual events this year. Take a look below to learn a little more about these events and which ones line up with your ideal customer to decide which are the best fit for your business sponsorship!


The Chamber sponsors a number of events to attract more visitors to the Lake, therefore, generating more overnight stays and traffic for area businesses. Additional marketing / promotional opportunities exist with each event as an event sponsor and Lake Area Chamber Members receive the best pricing on these events and sponsorship opportunities!

Cocktails & Caddies Golf Tournament Held in Apri…

Quality of Life at the Lake of the Ozarks

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If you love visiting the lake area, it may be time to relocate to the beautiful area. There are a ton of reasons WHY this is the best place to live and the high quality of life is one. As the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, we help promote area businesses and the Lake of the Ozarks in general. This week's blog is focused on the quality of life you can expect when you move to the Lake! Take a look below to learn what you can enjoy as you relocate to the area.

Education Education is a big deal around the Lake of the Ozarks. There are a number of strong school districts in the area. Award-winning schools is an important factor about what makes this area great. We put a lot of emphasis on educating the youth who will be the future of the region.

Healthcare We have a local hospital who provides excellent care for area patients. Whether it's a routine check-up or an emergency situation, the area has top-notch healthcare. The 116-bed hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and …

🍷PERKS of Attending our Midwest Wine & Brew Fest!🍺

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The Midwest Wine & Brew Festival is less than a month away! If you haven't already, NOW is the time to mark your calendars for Augusts 11th from 2:00-5:00pm. Come out for this highly anticipated annual event at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, MO. Explore the tastes of Missouri wines, brews, and restaurants, as well as other vendor products. Don't miss out on this fun annual event at the Lake of the Ozarks!


Perk #1: Sip on Your Favorite Wine & Brews Missouri is home to a wide range of wineries and breweries and you can enjoy samples all in one place - the Midwest Wine & Brew Festival! Get a taste of local flavors and twists. You may just find your new favorite drink to sip on!

Perk #2: Indulge in Tasty Restaurant Samples There are a number of restaurant booths found around this indoor festival. It's the perfect way to indulge in your favorite treats from local restaurants. These samples will be available to pair with your wine or brew of choice.

Perk #3…

Lake of the Ozarks (ONLY) Virtual Trade Show

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Have you heard? We are showcasing some of the best businesses at the Lake of the Ozarks year round! Our virtual trade show is open 24/7, 365 days a year. We are featuring home, lifestyle, sport, and business services all year long! Take a look below to learn more about this innovative event by the Lake Area Chamber.


HOME IMPROVEMENT & DECOR Lake of the Ozarks is home to year-round residents, as well as second home owners from surrounding cities and towns. These residents are continually seeking referrals to the best local professionals the area has to offer. That's why we're proud to feature some of the top local home improvement and decor businesses in our Virtual Home, Lifestyle, & Sport Show.

LIFESTYLE, FAMILY, & HEALTH Lake of the Ozarks is home to year-round residents, as well as second home owners from surrounding cities and towns. These residents are continually seeking referrals to the best local professionals the area has to offer. That's why we're…

Area Fireworks at the Lake of the Ozarks

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There are a TON of events going on all summer long at the Lake of the Ozarks. With the upcoming 4th of July holiday, the area will be booming with locals and tourists alike. Living at the Lake of the Ozarks is unique. We get to experience the perks of all the area happenings, right in our backyard. As a member of the Lake Area Chamber, we want to help you stay up to date with local events. Check out the local fireworks displays at our member's locations that you and your family can enjoy this year!


The Inn at Grand Glaize Date: Saturday, June 30th
Time: Display begins at dusk.
Location: 5142 Osage Beach Pkwy in Osage Beach
View by Water at the 1MM of the Grand Glaize Arm
Enjoy the view from the Inn at Grand Glaize at the boat dock or the tiki bar, outdoor pool area, or from the outdoor lounge!
Call for details: 573-348-4731

City of Linn Creek Date: Saturday, June 30th
Time: Display begins at dusk.
Location: Linn Creek Soccer Fields; 200-236 Lake Rd 54-69 in Linn Creek
Bring a bla…

Wine & Brew Festival Sponsorship Opportunities!

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The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is pumped to host the 25th Annual Midwest Wine & Brew Festival. It's one of our most anticipated events at the Lake of the Ozarks. The event is taking place on August 11th at the Lodge of Four Seasons, but NOW is the time to lock down your sponsorship for this well-attended event. Get your business noticed by becoming a sponsor for our upcoming event. Take a look below for a list of available sponsorship spots.


The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to be hosting their 25th Annual Midwest Wine & Brew Festival on Saturday, August 11th from 2-5pm at the Lodge of Four Seasons. This is a great opportunity to place your business in front of 500+ attendees!
Presenting Sponsor ($1,500 Chamber Member/ $2,000 Non-Member)
ONLY ONE AVAILABLE!
- Vendor Booth at the Event
- Banner at main event (provided by sponsor)
- 8 VIP tickets
- Sponsorship mentions (logo inclusions) in a variety of media outlets including radio, social media, and print.
- L…

GET YOUR BUSINESS NOTICED with the Lake Area Chamber

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There are a TON of perks of joining the Lake Area Chamber. Drawing attention to your business is just ONE of them. If you are a new business at the Lake of the Ozarks looking to thrive in the area or an existing business looking to get involved in the community, joining us may be exactly what your business needs! Take a look below to see how the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce can help you get your business noticed and grow at the Lake!


RECEIVE REFERRALS FROM THE CHAMBER The Lake Area Chamber is honored to have the opportunity to refer a variety of businesses to visitors and residents of the lake area. This is a benefit to our members, we ONLY refer Chamber Members. We not only receive in-person inquiries of where to stay, where to eat, what to do, but also receive numerous phone and email requests for information on activities and relocating to the lake, as well as inquiries from business owners moving to the Lake.

The Lake Area Chamber distributed over 4,000 copies of the 2016 Business…

🍷Attend the Midwest Wine & Brew Festival🍺

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It's our favorite time of year again... one of the Lake Area Chamber's most popular events is right around the corner! The Midwest Wine & Brew Festival is scheduled for August 11, 2018. Come out and celebrate our 25th Aniversary of this FABULOUS event. It's one of the biggest festivals of it's kind this summer! For an exciting afternoon of samples from wineries, breweries, and area restaurants, it's a great way to spend time with others!



WHO: Any wine & brew lover in Mid-MO - you know who you are!
WHAT: 25th Annual Midwest Wine & Brew Fest
WHEN: August 11th, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WHERE: The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, MO
WHY: An afternoon filled with wines, brews, food samples, and FUN!
COST: Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door

All About the Midwest Wine & Brew Festival: Come taste the best of the Midwest at the 25th Annual Midwest Wine & Brew Festival on Saturday, August 11th from 2-5pm at the Lodge of Four Seasons.

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Come Prepared For Our Upcoming Networking Event

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Networking is a BIG DEAL! It's an important way to meet other business owners and employees in your area. Many business deals are solidified with someone you meet at a local networking event. It's the ideal way to get to know fellow businesses in the area. Lucky for you, the Lake Area Chamber offers a number of networking events throughout the year! Take a look below to find out what you should bring when you attend our next Lake of the Ozarks networking event.


In order to prepare for your next networking event, don't forget to bring the following things!
What to Bring to a Networking EventIntangible Things to Bring:
Smile - A smile is a sure way to be approachable! It's a friendly way to greet your fellow networkers and welcome them to visit with you about your business. Understanding of what your business offers - Before you start visiting about your business, you should be comfortable with all that you can offer. It's a great opportunity to share information abou…

🌊Fun Facts About Your FAVORITE Missouri Lake🌊

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The Lake of the Ozarks is known for being a popular tourist destination. While it's been a hot spot for families for many years, it's grown in popularity over the years. From a poppin' nightlife to family-friendly attractions, there are endless entertainment opportunities at the Lake. As an advocate for the entire region, the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce prides ourselves on promoting the fabulous businesses in the area. Whether you are visiting for the weekend or live at the Lake full-time, fun can be had by all!


As we approach Memorial Day Weekend, it's time for the Lake to come to life. Whether you are a business owner at the Lake of the Ozarks or simply visiting the beautiful area with your family, it's an exciting time for year for everyone! We know you are itching for the summer to kick off. To get you by until the weekend, you can pass the time with these interesting facts about the Lake of the Ozarks!
Fun Facts About the Lake of the Ozarks:Fun Fact #1 - The…