Being a member of the Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce has many benefits. We can help promote and market your business.
WEB SITE LISTING & LINK
All Chamber members are listed in the Chamber's website Business Directory. This listing includes: Company name, Address, Phone Number, Contact Person, Email address and a FREE link to the member's website or social media page.
HEALTH INSURANCE DISCOUNT
We offer a discounted Health Insurance plan through Anthem BCBS with the ChamberAdvantage self-funded option. This can give your small business an easier and more affordable way to offer health care to your employees. by providing lower costs, more predictable rates, and a wide array of plan options.
LISTING IN CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
All Chamber members are listed in the annual print version of our membership directory FREE of charge. Members wishing to advertise in the publication may do so for a small additional fee.
MONTHLY BREAKFASTS WITH SPEAKER
A breakfast is hosted by the Chamber on the third Wednesday of every month and features a guest speaker on topics of interest or concern to our members and our community.
The cost is just $15 per-person and is a GREAT opportunity for members to get together and network with other business people in the community. Opportunities also exist for breakfast sponsorship, a great way to promote and highlight new products and service offerings to the business community.
Check with the Chamber on sponsorship availability.
CREDIT CARD PROCESSING DISCOUNT
Chamber Members can take advantage of group buying power and save anywhere from 20 to 40 percent on the cost of processing debit and credit cards through a partnership with fellow Chamber member Infintech.
Infintech is bank neutral, and offers transparency in pricing so there are no surprise charges. Members can have current statements analyzed for FREE to see if use of Infintech can offer a cost savings. There are no contracts required.
RIBBON CUTTINGS FOR NEW BUSINESSES, NEW MEMBERS, RELOCATIONS AND NEW OWNERS
Whether a business is brand new, new to the Chamber, relocating to larger facility, or under new management, the Chamber can help publicize this. Simply select the day and time, and the Chamber will help get the word out to our membership and others who assist us with these events, as well as take photos of the event which will be sent to local news media outlets. The Chamber also provides the ceremonial ribbon and scissors.
MONTHLY CHAMBER E-NEWS
All Chamber members who provide an email address will be sent our Chamber News You Can Use via email on a monthly basis as well as other Chamber updates and reminders as needed. Chamber businesses also have opportunity to place a coupon in the newsletter FREE of charge.
LOBBYING ON BUSINESS ISSUES
Because the Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce in Marshall County is a member of both the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives, our members are part of a unified network of business advocates, giving the business community more leverage to influence polices and policymakers on the issues that affect local businesses.
DISCOUNT ON EMAIL MARKETING
Through a partnership with Constant Contact, Chamber Members are eligible to receive the Chamber Discount. This easy to use program is a great way to start communicating with customers via Email through pre-designed templates designed for everything from distributing quick blasts of information to detailed monthly newsletters. The program is very reasonably priced and being a Chamber member saves you even more.
USE OF CHAMBER CONFERENCE ROOM
All members are eligible to use the Chamber's conference room FREE of charge, for meetings, training seminars, etc. The conference room is equipped with a 60" flat screen television and is wifi compatible. Call to check for availability before planning an event.
BUSINESS REFERRAL PROGRAM
The Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce in Marshall County is loyal to its members. Whenever inquiries are received by the office regarding a particular service or product, only chamber members are referred first and foremost.
Several chamber member businesses are highlighted each month on the Chamber's Facebook page to give the business additional recognition.
RELOCATION/WELCOME PACKETS AVAILABLE
The Chamber assembles packets of community information for people contemplating a move to the area and newcomers to the area. Included in these packets is the printed copy of the Chamber Membership Directory for them to use when seeking out particular services.
All members may take advantage of the opportunity to display brochures or business cards in the display racks located in our office.
CITY/COUNTY MAPS DISTRIBUTED
The Chamber makes sure they have updated maps of the county available to assist anyone traveling or searching for people or places in the community. Members will be given first priority to advertise in this publication.
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
The Chamber will assist any Chamber member business desiring to have a "Business After Hours" reception at their business. Simply select the day and time and the Chamber will help notify the member businesses for you. This is excellent opportunity for members to network with other members while you showcase your business.
Optional Member Services
These services are available for an additional fee.
ADVERTISING IN CHAMBER DIRECTORY & COUNTY MAP
All Members will have an opportunity to purchase advertising for the directories that are distributed each year and county maps that will be distributed over a two-year period.
Each year the Chamber hosts an appreciation banquet where members are recognized for their commitment and contributions to the growth and development of our community.
Members are invited to enjoy a great time of fellowship and networking, plus have an opportunity to highlight your business through event sponsorship. Donner tickets are available to members and the community, as well.
LIST OR MAILING LABELS FOR CHAMBER MEMBERS
Chamber members may request a list of members for marketing purposes only, in an electronic Excel spreadsheet format or mailing labels for a small fee.
The Chamber will host periodic seminars or Lunch & Learns on topics of assistance for business owners.