There are many benefits to joining your local Chamber. Our shareholders can choose a benefit package that best suits their business needs. Through service, advocacy and education, we help meet the needs of our business community so Lexington can truly thrive. Every program, event and initiative we host is focused on completing our mission.
Questions about benefits? Email Leigh Lowery, director of membership, or call (803) 359-6113 ext. 104.
The Chamber provides your business an affordable marketing platform. What other marketing vehicle at this price point offers you a year’s worth of marketing opportunities? Whether it is the advertising and marketing opportunities through our website, our referral program, networking at events and more, you can’t find this much exposure for your investment.
The ODP Business Solutions Store Discount Program saves you money on office supplies.The Lexington Chamber is proud of this partnership with the National Chamber Program and Office Depot/OfficeMax to deliver you significant discounts on the office supplies and day-to-day office needs that are most crucial to your organization.
Chamber events offer you opportunities to network, learn and market your business. Our Chamber produces over 30 events a year for our shareholders, ranging from networking and educational sessions to social events. Whether you are looking to connect with other business professionals or seeking ways to improve your business, we have events that will meet your needs.
Associate your business with one of the oldest and most recognized brands in the world. The term “chamber of commerce” dates back 400+ years. We receive 173,000 business inquiries each year either via phone, mail, email or our website. A study by The Schapiro Group revealed that when consumers know a business is a member of their local Chamber of Commerce, they are 49% more likely to think favorably about it and 80% more likely to buy from them.
Participate in our Chamber gift certificate program. Thousands of dollars have been spent with our shareholders over the past 25 years, thus promoting sales with local businesses in our community. This is a great way to save money while supporting your fellow Chamber shareholders.
Our business members have a strong voice and offer influence at all levels of government. The Advocacy and Public Policy Committee fosters and promotes a professional business environment by supporting pro-business legislation and public policy at the local, state and federal levels. Our Chamber is an active supporter of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Receive visibility in our Chamber’s Visitors Center. Your business information can be displayed to newcomers and visitors to our area.
With an added investment, join our community’s leading businesses by becoming an Elite Shareholder. Elite Shareholders make a significant commitment to the economic prosperity of the Midlands region through their enhanced investment in the Chamber. They also serve as key advisors, enjoy exclusive benefits and events, enhanced marketing benefits and maintain a close link to the organization.
We help you stay connected. We communicate any relevant news and opportunities through our weekly emails that are sent to over 2,500 business representatives. Additionally, our Chamber website and social media channels receive over 10,000 unique visitors each month.
Receive discounts from other shareholders. As a business owner, you have expenditures. Why not spend your dollars with other Chamber shareholders? Not only are you investing in another shareholder’s company, you are investing in our community and helping retain jobs. Many of our business owners participate in our Shareholder Savings Program and offer their products and services to others at a discount.