Are you a Chamber member?

(Submitted by Melissa Carter, Business Development Specialist, Small Business Development Center, OSU South Centers)

A great way for small business to gain exposure and expand networking opportunities is to join your local Chamber of Commerce. While each county or city’s chamber offers different services, the main functions are all similar. Here are some things your chamber can offer to you:

system-825314_1920 (2)• Training events
• Marketing exposure
• Networking opportunities
• Leadership classes
• Policy and industry advocacy
• Ribbon cutting ceremonies
• Professional development
• Discounts

A chamber membership can be a great investment for your business. Contact your local chamber to take advantage of these and other great opportunities.