Contact: Debbie Lowe, Division Vice Chairperson
Mission Statement :
The Mission of the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee is threefold:
- To recruit and retain members of the Chamber.
- To publicize and communicate the benefits and value of Chamber Membership.
- To maximize member involvement and engagement in Chamber activities.
Membership Division Goal
"Plan and implement members retention activities that will inform and educate/organize continuing programs for recruitment of new members."
What does a Chamber of Commerce Membership mean?
It means getting involved and staying involved. It means speaking your mind on important issues that affect your business. Membership means meeting other business people from this area and working with them to help businesses survive and thrive in Wilson County. It means paying your fair share to support - and have a voice in the operation of - a non profit voluntary organization dedicated to creating a healthy economy and improving the quality of life for all the people in our community.
10 Reasons To Invest In Your Chamber
1. Your Voice in the Community
2. Customer Referrals
3. Preferred Business Listing
4. Local & State Legislative Updates
5. Networking Opportunities
6. Promotional Displays
7. Website Links/Internet Exposure
8. Mailing Labels & Newsletters
9. Support of Community Programs
10. Business Seminars & Workshops
- Advertising Opportunities As a member the following are available to assist in your marketing efforts: Membership directory, City Map, Newsletter, Mailing label, Referrals, Reverse Referrals, Racks for displaying your business brochure, Coupon Book.
- Networking Opportunities The Chamber provides many functions to aid in increasing the member's network of business contacts, such as, Business Before Hours, Business after Hours, Membership Luncheons, Committees, Leadership Wilson County, and Special Events.
- Business Resource Center An entrepreneurship outreach activity, opened May 24th, 2000. Information available on starting a new business or expanding an exixting business. The center benefits the economic growth of Wilson and adjacent counties. The center sponsors an integrated series of seminars and workshops. Visit the Business Resource Center for more information.
- Resources The Chamber maintains a variety of information for the community including demographics, industrial directory, crisscross city directory, business start-up kits, list of local, area and national government contacts, statewide visitors information.
Membership Investment Schedule
Number of Employees Dues Investment:
1-5 Employees - $255.00
6-10 Employees - $305.00
11-20 Employees - $440.00
21-50 Employees - $545.00
51-100 Employees - $650.00
101-300 Employees - $790.00
301-500 Employees - $895.00
501-1000 Employees - $1,360.00
1000+ Employees - $2,685.00
II. Individuals 150.00
III. Churches, civic organizations, Non-profit $125.00
IV. Affiliate (real estate agents) $150.00
Available if the broker is a member
V. Retired individuals $80.00
VI. Second Business Investment $150.00