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Overcome Your Networking Nerves

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Networking is an important skill for any business professional. It's the ideal way to expand your network with fellow professionals in the area. The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce knows how important networking is - that's why we host a number of networking socials throughout the year! In addition to growing your current connections, networking involves meeting new people and getting to know them and their business. For many professionals, networking is an intimidating concept. If you are nervous when entering networking events (or avoid them altogether), learn how you can improve your networking skills below!


Success Tips for Nervous Networkers:
1) Arrive Early If walking to a room full of people is intimidating, arrive before the big crowd. Coming early to a networking event can help you get acclimated to your environment. This also gives you the chance to visit with fellow networkers as they arrive. Arriving early can help ensure networking groups have not formed yet and you…

Top Reasons YOU Should Join the Lake Area Chamber TODAY!

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With over 500 members already experiencing the perks of membership with the Lake Area Chamber, there are many reasons to join today! From networking opportunities to special member pricing for sponsorships, you can start experiencing the difference the Lake Area Chamber can make for your business. Our goal is to help you and your business grow! If you'd like to get in on the action, take a look below to learn just a few of the perks you can start experiencing with the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce!


Membership Benefits:1. Network and connect with other local businesses.
Since networking should be a vital part of your business plan, we encourage all members and future members to participate in our monthly networking socials. It's a great way to get to know other members and area business owners and employees. To gain visibility for your business, be sure to come out and network with us. You never know - you may meet your next big client at our networking social!

2. Get your busin…

Top 5 Reasons to Relocate to the Lake of the Ozarks

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Are you thinking of moving to the Lake of the Ozarks? Fantastic business environment, booming economy, and breathtaking views are just a few of the reasons why it's the best place to live! Whether you plan to start your own business or you are searching for a job, the Lake of the Ozarks chamber can help with all of your relocation needs. Take a look below to learn what the top reasons are why people choose this beautiful area as their home!


1) Strong Business Climate Our booming business environment offers a great place for you and your family to thrive. Starting a business at the Lake of the Ozarks offers a ton of perks. Diverse customer environment, seasonal influx of tourists, and commercial property availability are all strong reasons why having a business in the area is a great idea!

2) Low Cost of Living As you move your family to the area, you may be surprised by the low cost of living we have to offer. With relatively low housing options available, you can find a place to …

SPRING INTO SEASON with our Membership Drive!

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Our mission is to enhance the business environment and quality of life at the Lake of the Ozarks. The Lake Area Chamber provides a number of benefits to our members to help them thrive in the area. Just like we did last spring, we want to up our membership to help more businesses at the Lake of the Ozarks to experience all the benefits of a Lake Area Chamber membership. As we launch our "Spring Into Season Membership Drive, we want YOU to help us grow! Keep reading below to learn how you can win a FREE year of membership with the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce!


Why Participate: Not only do you have the opportunity to earn a free year of membership with the Lake Area
Chamber, you will also be:
• Helping grow the Chamber and supporting all of its efforts we put forth into our community
• Heping another business get some phenomenal exposure and helping them grow their business connections

Referring Members: For every two new members to submit a completed new member application and me…

Register NOW for the Magic Dragon Car Show!

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HAVE YOU HEARD? 400 vehicles have already been registered for our annual car show at the Lake of the Ozarks! If you haven't registered your sweet ride yet, you better act fast - spots are filling up quickly. This exciting event is jam-packed with family-friendly fun, fast cars, and a great time for all. Don't miss out on all the fun at our upcoming car show. To learn more about the Magic Dragon Car Show, take a look below for details about this year's event at the Lake of the Ozarks.


Magic Dragon Car Show: The Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals is a unique show for all makes, models, and years of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. The show celebrated its 29th year in 2017 with the phenomenal weather, 1,000 participants and close to 10,000 spectators. Located in Central Missouri, we bring over 25 years of show experience to the historic Bagnell Dam Strip at the Lake of the Ozarks. The strip is closed to normal traffic during show hours, so we only have show vehicles within the …