Chamber membership smart investment

Published 4:56 pm Monday, February 6, 2012

By STACY WALKUP / Guest Columnist

Businesses that join the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce discover they are making the smartest marketing and advertising investment while buying access to a whole array of benefits for their business and their employees.

South Shelby Chamber members can take pride in knowing that their investment has a direct impact on the quality of life in Shelby County because the Chamber collaborates with government, education, private industry and a host of other organizations in the quest for constant community betterment. The South Shelby Chamber of Commerce is made up of locally owned and operating business owners that are the economic back bone of our south Shelby County region.

Your Chamber aligns a common thread and interest of active and concerned business leaders that are talented, creative, hard working, honest, loyal, and have the ability to persevere while striving to succeed for their livelihood, to provide goods and services in the community bettering our local quality of life. So why get your business involved with the chamber of commerce?

As an individual business owner you don’t have time to go to meetings. You could use extra help when you are out of the store or office. The resources aren’t what they used to be because of the economy. I know there are many more reasons we could mention.

This is why you should join the Chamber, because when people meet you they meet your business. The Chamber offers a full calendar of networking opportunities for the betterment of your business that will have a positive impact on your bottom line.

The South Shelby Chamber of Commerce business members are progressive business people who want to grow their business and they love their community and want to better their community in turn meaning they want to help your business grow too! Visit our website at and like us on Facebook by searching for “South Shelby Chamber of Commerce.”

Stacy Walkup is the director of the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce. She can be reached at 669-9075.