Showing posts from January, 2017

PROMOTE Your Business By Getting INVOLVED!

Getting involved in Chamber events at the Lake of the Ozarks  is  one of the most lucrative advertising opportunities available to local business owners . Being involved expands your reach, increases your visibility, and enhances your company's credibility. Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is here to help accomplish these goals by providing you with multiple opportunities to get involved in local events. Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals Photo Credit: Lake of the Ozarks CVB People Want To Do Business With People There's no real mystery to or science behind it. Consumers aren't just consumers - they are real people with thoughts, feelings, and emotions. When push comes to shove, consumers often won't choose the company with the flashiest advertising. They'll choose the business that is owned and operated by people they like, people they trust, and people who are committed to enhancing the quality of life within their local community. Opportunities For In

We're Proud To Support Business At The Lake!

Many people think of the Lake of the Ozarks as a popular vacation destination, and rightly so. Hundreds of thousands of tourists and second home owners flock to the beautiful Lake Area during the summer season. According to the recent statistics provided by the Lake of the Ozarks Regional Economic Development Council (LOREDC) , Missouri hosted more than 40.4 million visitors in 2015 alone. Despite its immense popularity as a vacation destination, the Lake of the Ozarks is home to more than 124,886 locals who make our beautiful area their permanent home (source: LOREDC). These individuals live, work, and play year-round at the Lake of the Ozarks, enjoying life and supporting their families through the myriad of opportunities our unique area provides. At the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce , our mission is to improve the economic prosperity and quality of life that these year-round residents enjoy. Business at the Lake This week, we are here to take a closer look at the busine

Why Join Lake Area Chamber?

As the proud owner of a business at the Lake of the Ozarks , maintaining your company's health and success should be your top priority. As your trusted Lake Area Chamber of Commerce , it is our mission to help your business succeed in any way we can. We are proud to offer a variety of unique services that are exclusively available to Chamber members. Keep reading to learn more about what your Lake Area Chamber can offer you! Get To Know Lake Area Chamber Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is housed at Willmore Lodge, located 1/4 mile northwest of the iconic Bagnell Dam in Lake Ozark. We are a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of nearly 600 business enterprises, educational institutions, civic organizations, and individuals. We are run by a small but dedicated full-time staff and led by a panel of generous community members who volunteer their valuable time and resources to benefit the Chamber and its members. Together, we make a powerful team that is

Your Lake Area Chamber Is Blogging!

Welcome to Lake Area Chamber's brand new blog series! Our team is here to help you grow your business and enrich your quality of life here at the Lake of the Ozarks through a variety of networking events, social events, local business information, and member services. This week, we're proud to introduce the first post in our new blog series designed to help you get a better understanding of the services we offer, how your Lake Area Chamber of Commerce can benefit you, and how you can foster and build a successful business at the Lake of the Ozarks. Living At The Lake The Lake of the Ozarks is a community unlike any other. Residents get to enjoy a unique lifestyle that shifts seasonally from an exciting tourist destination in the summer to a quiet, calm community in the off-season. Throughout every season, the Lake Area residents remain a close-knit community dedicated to helping one another. Our community is famous for its generosity and willingness to give to those in