Chamber Logo Available to MembersRecent research by The Shapiro Group has shown that by just being a member of a chamber of commerce, consumers are 73% more likely to be aware of a business, 68% more likely to think positively of its local reputation, and are 80% more likely to continue to do business there. Show your chamber support by displaying your free CDF Chamber Member logo adhesive and membership plaque at your place of business. A free, digital membership decal is also available to use on your website, social media posts, and marketing materials!
Chamber Connection 2.0 (CC 2.0) e-newsletterWith over 4,000 subscribers, members are strongly encouraged to submit announcements, advertisements, awards, etc. for CC 2.0. Promotion through the CC 2.0 is a great, FREE benefit of your CDF membership! For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
ChamberAdvantageCDF’s ChamberAdvantage affinity program features exclusive chamber member discounts, products, or services offered by program participants. Click here for a full list of participants. To join ChamberAdvantage or for a ChamberAdvantage QR-code key fob, contact us.
Livability Tupelo/Lee County MagazineAdvertise in this annual, CDF-sponsored quality of life magazine distributed to all CDF members, including area hotels, health care facilities, restaurants, and more. The magazine is also available to read online here.
Ribbon Cutting CeremoniesPromote anything announcement-worthy related to your business with a ribbon cutting! 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 e-newsletter (with included click-through to your website), and our Facebook page.
Web ReferralsThousands of referrals are made on the website each year. Increase your accessibility through keywords. Keywords include any word relevant to a business. Using the right keywords will direct more traffic to your membership listing. For example, Joe’s Fishery might want to add the words “shrimp” and “tuna” to their list of keywords. Only you know the magic words to draw customers to you.
Business RoundtableJoin fellow CDF members at this bi-monthly networking meeting as they give brief, informative reports. Held the fourth Wednesday of every other month in the CDF boardroom, the Business Roundtable agenda features ten CDF member businesses. Over 50 member businesses are represented at each meeting. To appear on the agenda, contact us.
Business After HoursBusiness After Hours offers members the opportunity to meet other business representatives, exchange ideas, make important long-lasting bonds in a relaxed social setting, while giving the hosting business an opportunity to showcase the workplace and gain valuable exposure. Held bi-monthly from 5 – 6:30 p.m., Business After Hours events are free for CDF members. Non-members are also welcome for only $5. Pre-registered guests will have a printed nametag waiting for them at the door.
Taste of Tupelo
The “Taste of Tupelo” is a regional trade show and premier networking event for the entire community. It offers businesses, industries, caterers, and restaurants the
opportunity to provide product demonstrations, complimentary samples, and first-hand
information about their goods and services. Guests enjoy sampling a variety of delicacies
while visiting business exhibitor booths. With over 100 exhibitors, The Taste of Tupelo draws a crowd of over 1,300 attendees and is the premier business-networking event in North Mississippi.