The Chamber unites businesses and professionals to collectively accomplish what cannot be done individually. Your membership investment works for you each day as Chamber staff and volunteers act on your behalf to make our community the best it can be.
We know that business owners want their businesses to grow and prosper. That’s why we are so committed to helping fulfill this goal. Your investment allows the Chamber to carry out programs and initiatives that make West Central Georgia a better place for all who live and work here. Through Chamber partnership, you will have opportunities to be part of the dynamics that change, improve and grow the community.
Your membership enables you to:
- SHAPE your business community
As the largest Chamber of Commerce in the West Central Georgia/East Alabama region, we’ve got clout. We can influence the future of Troup County and our region. “Outside” factors such as government regulation and the economy have a big impact on your business. As a member of the Chamber you have access to decision-makers. You can make an impact by working with the Chamber to improve the region’s competitive positioning for large and small business and industry.
The Chamber strives to influence lawmakers to enact pro-business policy. Get the facts about what’s going on locally and statewide. Share your business concerns with legislators, city council members and county commissioners at our events. We make certain your voice is heard.
- Community Involvement
We’re serious about growing a strong region. We are partners with the downtown development authorities in LaGrange, Hogansville, and West Point and dedicated to ensuring vibrant, active historic downtowns in the heart of our communities. We support the local development authorities in recruiting new industries to Troup County. And we are one of the founding members of the Troup County Center for Strategic Planning. These powerful alliances allow our members and community leaders to build an environment required for your business to flourish and grow.
- ACCESS information and resources
Stay a step ahead of your competition. As a Chamber member, you have access to information and resources that you need to succeed. We offer the most complete market information available to the business community that will help you forecast where the trends and changes in your industry will come from and what your company can do to stay ahead of the game. With the Chamber of Commerce as your partner, you’ll be ready to take your business to the next level in no time.
- Business Intelligence
Population. Demographics. Taxes. Your membership grants you access to economic data and statistics relative to your customer base. We offer a list of names and addresses of fellow chamber members in label format and electronically.
- News You Can Use
Depend upon us to keep you informed about what’s going on in the business community. As a benefit of membership, you receive inside information on community initiatives through Tidbits, our weekly e-newsletter, Troup Trends, our quarterly magazine and our social media websites.
- GAIN Visibility
You cannot maximize your profits if your business is a best-kept secret. Unlock the power of publicity with a variety of marketing opportunities tailored to fit your budget and business needs.
- Member Referrals
Acquire new customers through Chamber referrals. We get hundreds of referral requests each year and provide names of only those that are chamber members. And being included in our membership directory—printed and online—gives people 24-hour access to your contact information.Click here to search our online membership directory to contact fellow chamber members.
- Event Sponsorship
Sometimes you need to get your name out in a big way to a targeted audience. The Chamber offers numerous sponsorship opportunities to get your business in front of your specific market. Event sponsorship is a cost-effective way to promote your business, and it is only available to Chamber members.
- $hop at Home
A gift certificate to your business can be a clever problem-solver for customers who need a convenient, easy-to-please gift. Let us help bring you customers with $hop at Home Gift Certificates. This service is available exclusively to chamber members. Each year, we put $20,000 in the hands of member-businesses!
- Celebrate Your Success
The Chamber is well-known for its super service when you’ve got good news to share. Enjoy free assistance in staging groundbreakings and ribbon-cutting ceremonies to celebrate anniversaries, grand openings and expansions. Do you need help writing a press release for a special event? We’ll guide you through the process and provide you with a free media list to help you get the word out about your business. We also post member news on our social media pages. Share your news with us and we will get it out to the community.
- Business Intelligence
- GROW your network
It pays to know the right people. Whether you’re new to your business or have extensive experience, the Chamber offers you a variety of ways to get involved and meet other business leaders. No single organization offers as many chances to network as the Chamber. We’re sure to have a networking event or volunteer opportunity to fit your needs and busy schedule.
The Chamber offers annual and recurring events designed to meet the needs of members. From power networking to issue forums, there’s something for everyone.
- Networking Groups
- Business Before Hours
- Business After Hours
- Early Bird Breakfasts
- Social Media Summit
- Public Affairs Forums
- Seminars & Workshops
- Annual MeetingAnnual Golf Outing
- Business-to-Business Trade Show
- A Taste of Troup
- OTHER Benefits
- Meeting Rooms
The Chamber offers members-only discounted rates for room rental of three meeting rooms: Georgia Room, Lafayette Room, and Executive Conference Room. From small meetings to large gatherings, we have convenient, affordable space with access to state-of-the-art technology support. Download the form and make your meeting room request by email now: Letisha@lagrangechamber.comMeeting Room Request
- Meeting Rooms
- Certificate of Origin
A document that certifies a shipment’s country of origin, a Certificate of Origin is a requirement of some countries for all or certain products. The Chamber of Commerce can issue Certificates of Origin to our members free of charge.
- Notary Public
Do you have a document you need notarized? Stop by the Chamber where one of our on-staff Notary Publics can notarize your paperwork quickly and free of charge for members.