Showing posts from February, 2017


At Lake Area Chamber of Commerce , our mission is to enhance the economic prosperity and quality of life at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. We provide a number of benefits to our members to help them thrive. In order to expand these benefits to a greater number of individuals and businesses at the Lake of the Ozarks , we have recently launched our 'Spring Into Season' Membership Drive. Keep reading to learn how YOU could win a free year of membership with the   Lake Area Chamber of Commerce ! 'SPRING INTO SEASON'  Membership Drive Both new AND existing members are invited to participate in our Spring 2017 Membership Drive. The Drive presents some unique opportunities for everyone who chooses to participate. Existing Members Get The Opportunity To... Help grow the Chamber and support all of the efforts we put forth into our community Help other business get some phenomenal exposure and grow their business connections (which makes YOU look good!) Win a fre

5 Tips To Enhance Your Networking Skills

Most people don't want to do business with inaccessible companies. They want to do business with real people  - people who are relatable, accessible, and responsive to their needs as a customer. Building and maintaining this reputation isn't simply something you can work on in your spare time. As a business owner, it is up to you to demonstrate your accessibility to your customers on a full-time basis.  By providing networking, sponsorship, and volunteer opportunities, Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is here to help our members build and maintain a positive reputation for their businesses. This week, we're providing a few networking tips to help members (like you!) get the most out of our monthly networking socials.  5 Tips To Help You Network Like A Pro 1. Approach People You Don't Know. While this may seem like the most obvious component of networking, it is also the strategy that gets avoided most often. Striking up a conversation with a stranger can be an i

What Can The Chamber Offer YOU?

You're a smart business owner. Ensuring your company's success is your top priority. You want to get involved and you're all about helping others, but you also don't want to do anything that won't help your business grow and thrive. You might be considering joining Lake Area Chamber of Commerce , but before you can make a final decision, you need to know the answer to one simple question: what's in it for you? Keep reading to learn more about what a Lake Area Chamber membership entails and how it can help support your business' continued growth. Increased Visibility Visibility is a cornerstone of a business' success. If consumers are able to see you, your business name, your employees, and your logo in multiple places, it will keep your company top of mind and help enhance your credibility. A Chamber membership offers multiple avenues for involvement in local events, sponsorship opportunities, and volunteer work - all of which are valuable ways

Life at the Lake of the Ozarks - There's Nothing Like It!

What do you like the most about living at the Lake of the Ozarks? While our area is famous for hosting thousands of tourists every year, it is home to more than 124,886 locals who make the Lake Area their home year-round. These individuals get to enjoy countless unique opportunities that are hard to find anywhere else. Today, Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is here to explore some of the unique advantages of living at the Lake of the Ozarks. Diverse Employment Opportunities While tourism is definitely the dominant industry in our area, the Lake of the Ozarks is home to hundreds of different companies in a wide variety of business sectors. Agriculture, marketing, retail, health services, education, construction, and professional services are just a few examples of the different industries available to local working adults. There are also multiple entrepreneurial resources available to individuals who wish to branch out and start their own companies. Rise & Fall Of Seasons