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Support Local Chamber Member Fireworks Displays

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Holiday weekends at the Lake of the Ozarks means fireworks. There are a number of fireworks displays around the area. As the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, we work hard to support and promote our members. This week, we are featuring our Lake Area Chamber members who are hosting upcoming fireworks displays to celebrate Labor Day Weekend. Take a look below to learn when & where you can catch some upcoming displays!


Our Member Firework Displays for Labor Day Weekend: Celebration Cruises Bagnell Dam Sunset & Fireworks Cruise Date: Saturday, September 1
Time: Boarding 7:30 pm; Departure 8:00 pm; Return 10:00 pm
Celebration Bagnell Dam: Next to Bagnell Dam on Bagnell Dam Blvd. in Lake Ozark
Call for reservations and details: (573) 480-3212

Celebration Cruises Grand Glaize Fireworks Cruise Date: Sunday, September 2
Time: Boarding 7:00 pm; Departure 7:30 pm; Return 10:00 pm
Celebration Grand Glaize: Jeffries Rd to 5076 Davis Drive in Osage Beach
View the Lodge of Four Seasons firework…

Quick Tips to Prepare For Your Next Networking Event

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Do you attend many networking events throughout the year? Whether you frequent networking events or you're a first timer, it's important to prepare for your next networking event at the Lake of the Ozarks. Preparing can help you feel more at ease as you walk in AND will help set you up for success during the event. Since the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a number of networking events throughout the year, we want to help give you some tips to help prepare.


Plan to Arrive Early When coming to a networking event, plan to arrive early or on time. This can help, especially if you get overwhelmed at the thought of walking into a room full of people. Being one of the first networkers at an event can help ease you into visiting with fellow chamber members as they come to the event.

Bring Your Business Card Don't forget to bring along plenty of business cards as you head out to a networking event. Cards are a great way to give someone you've met something to take home wit…

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…