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If you have questions about the Chamber, take a look below for some answers to our most common questions.

If you cannot find the answer to your question here, please feel free to contact us at 662-842-4521 or come visit us in downtown, Tupelo in the Fairpark District.  We are located at 398 East Main St in Tupelo, Mississippi just behind the Renasant Center for IDEAs.

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How can I find out about what’s going on at the CDF Chamber?

The Chamber sends out an e-newsletter the third Tuesday each month letting you know what is going on and what to expect over the horizon. The Chamber website also has information related to everything we do, and photos and announcements are regularly posted from our Facebook page Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Do I need to RSVP for Chamber events?

Absolutely! You’ll find links on the website to register for upcoming events like Business After Hours, Wake Up! Tupelo/Lee County, New Member Networking, Tupelo Young Professionals, and more. View and register for events

Can I send my employee to an event?

You bet! Your Chamber membership is for your business, so your employees are included and welcome to attend with you or in your place. 

What should I do if I’m not receiving Chamber e-mails on a regular basis?

If you are sure you have already signed up for the Chamber Connection 2.0 newsletter, contact Zandra Hereford at 662-842-4521 or email her at and she can double check that we have your correct email address in our membership software.

You will also want to make sure you check your spam folder.

If you have not signed up yet for the newsletter, you can do that through our website right here.

What should I expect from a ribbon cutting ceremony?

CDF will provide the ribbon, scissors, and photographer. At least one Chamber staff member, several CDF Ambassadors, and an elected public official will attend, as well as anyone else you would like to invite. Take advantage of this ‘photo opp’ and free publicity for your business that includes a picture and brief business profile published in an upcoming issue of the Northeast MS Business Journal Chamber Connection, the Chamber’s CC 2.0 e-newsletter (with included click-through to your website), and on all of our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

How can I pay for my membership dues, events, or sponsorship opportunities?

The Chamber accepts personal and business checks, certified checks, cash, and credit cards. Call (662) 842-4521 to pay over the phone or mail your payment to:

Community Development Foundation
P.O. Drawer A
Tupelo, MS 38802 

Does CDF provide a membership directory?

The current membership directory is updated daily and is available on our website, which can be viewed alphabetically or by business classification. Create a customized contact list that features GoogleMaps, website, Twitter, and Facebook links, contact information, and more. Membership Directory. 

How can I promote my company's event in the CC 2.0 e-newsletter or on the website?

You can read all about the Chamber Connection 2.0 newsletter right here.

How can I get value from the Chamber when I don’t have time to participate?

Participating in Chamber events takes less time than you think (only 1-4 hours per month) and your return on investment will be well worth it. Get noticed. Your membership investment also automatically includes you in the Chamber business referral service and in our online membership directory.

If you still have questions, our Chamber team is here to help!

This doesn't cover anywhere close to everything they do, but - Wondering how to become a member? (Amy) Considering sponsoring a CDF event? (Zandra)  Questions about a CDF event? (Gina) Need someone to sing Elvis songs over the phone to you? (Judd)

Judd Wilson

Judd Wilson

Community Development Foundation
Vice President Chamber of Commerce
Zandra Hereford

Zandra Hereford

Community Development Foundation
Vice President of Chamber Operations
Amy Speck

Amy Speck

Community Development Foundation
Director of Membership
Gina Black

Gina Black

Community Development Foundation
Director of Events