Showing posts from May, 2018

Come Prepared For Our Upcoming Networking Event

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 Event Intangible 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 shar

🌊Fun Facts About Your FAVORITE Missouri Lake🌊

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 Fac

Take Advantage of Our Membership Benefits... TODAY!

Here at the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce , we are member focused, member driven, and look forward to serving YOUR business! If you've been thinking about joining the Lake Area Chamber , now is the perfect time. Get involved as the season at the Lake of the Ozarks takes off. If you are looking for an impressive group that can help you and your business thrive, it's time to make the investment to join. As a Lake Area Chamber member , you can start enjoying a TON of perks! Take a look below to learn more! Membership Benefit #1: Network & Connect Our chamber hosts monthly networking opportunities making the ideal place to meet fellow members and business owners at the Lake of the Ozarks. All members and future members are invited to join in our monthly socials. We encourage you to participate, exchange business cards, and get to know other members at our social events. It's a great way to gain visibility for your business! Membership Benefit #2: Get Your Business

5 Reasons to Relocate Your Business to the Lake

The Lake of the Ozarks is a great place for business. With a number of positive factors that impact the business environment, it's an ideal time to relocate your business to the Lake of the Ozarks . The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce helps promote businesses in the area and we know this is a great place for new and existing ventures. We'd be honored to help make your transition to the Lake of the Ozarks seamless. Take a look below for just a few of the many reasons why you should relocate your business to the Lake! Reason to Relocate #1: Variety of Business Locations There are many business location opportunities around the Lake of the Ozarks. Affordable rural properties are ideal for a large factory or other bigger real estate requirement. Higher-traffic in-town options are also readily available. New developments are popping up all over - ready for business retail spaces. Reason to Relocate #2: Positive Economic Environment The economic environment at the Lake of t

Top 5 Reasons to Support Small Businesses

In honor of National Small Business Week, we want to dedicate this week's blog to support the backbone of our community - small businesses. The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is made up of many small businesses. We strive to support local businesses and create a place for all to come together for the greater good of the community. Our Lake of the Ozarks chamber has included just a few of the most popular reasons why supporting small businesses at the Lake of the Ozarks is vital to the success of our area. REASON #1: Help Boost the Local Economy When you spend money with a local business, more of that money stays within the community. Small business owners tend to turn around and support other area businesses with that money. From office supplies to insurance to delivery services, a local business usually strives to use local resources for all facets of their business. Spending money locally can help to keep your money local. It has a ripple effect that can be felt througho