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What is the Chamber? The New London Area Chamber of Commerce is a strong, dynamic organization, continually responding to the changing needs of our members. The Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the mission of promoting the spirit of business, tourism and community prosperity. Comprised of businesses and individuals, we have joined together to advance the commercial, financial, industrial and civic endeavors of the New London area. We are more than the advocate of New London business – we are also a driving force behind many of the annual events and celebrations.
Staff Laurie Shaw Executive Director Corinne Sommer Information Specialist II Melanie Lathrop Information Specialist I
We Set the PACE • Proactive– We take a proactive approach to your personal and / or business success and treat each member and situation individually. • Action Oriented – We roll up our sleeves and get involved to help our members succeed. • Communication oriented – We inform members on community, government, and local business news and promote our members and business opportunities. • Education Oriented - We provide valuable resources and share practical information on the latest business trends and strategies to further business skill development.
Proactive • Advertising Opportunities • Cellcom Wireless Phone Programs • Chamber Bucks Gift Certificate Program • Committee Participation Opportunities • Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies • Meet Your Business NeighborsNetworking Events(monthly) • Key Tag Advantage Program • Network Health Insurance Program • Online Business Directory and New London Community Guide • Sponsorship Opportunities
Action Oriented • Annual Events; Women’s Wellness Day, Beer Tasting, Chamber Awards Banquet, Golf Outing, Cheese & Sausage – Fall Family Fest, Annual Meeting Banquet and Holiday of Wonder Celebration • Ad hoc City Committee Representation • Chamber Community Connection – Learning Sessions • Community Involvement • Grow New London Committee Member • Meetings with the Mayor, City Administrator, Managers and Staff • New London Community Development Corporation Member (Secretary) • New London Tourism Commission Member (Secretary) • Waupaca County Visitor and Promotional Council Board (President)
Communication Oriented • Brochure / Promotional Information Distribution • Informative Website • Monthly Newsletters • Online Event Calendar and Member Promotions • Visitor and Business Referrals • Weekly E-mail Updates
Education Oriented • Business Over Bagels – Educational Breakfast Programs • Created a partnership with Fox Valley Technical College / Venture Center to keep a pulse on current business trends • Regularly Scheduled Educational Seminars and Training Sessions • Resource Center • Small Business Counseling Opportunities • Speed Networking Events (Quarterly)
Products and Services • Monthly Newsletter • Member Directory • Community Directory • Community Events Calendar • New London Booklet • Sturgeon Information
Products and Services Advantage Key Tag Program • Key Tag Discount Listing (pdf) • Key Tag Purchaser Letter (pdf) • General Information (pdf) • 2010 Agreement Form (pdf)
Products and Services Chamber Bucks (Community Gift Certificates)•What is a Chamber Buck?•Where to Redeem Chamber Bucks (pdf)
Member Benefits • Continuing Education & Training Scholarship Program and Application • Monthly Business Briefing / Networking • "Meet Our Chamber Members" Cable Interviews • Speed Networking - Quarterly Event
Member Benefits • Meet Your Business Neighbor • Insurance Information • Cellcom Chamber Member Offers
How to Join and Cost How to Join Fill out a Membership Profile and return it to the New London Area Chamber of Commerce office. 2009 - 2010 Membership Profile (pdf) Cost to Join You can learn about the various categories of Chamber membership along with costs, fees, and the payment schedule in the Investment Schedule. 2009 - 2010 Investment Schedule (pdf)
Questions? Ask now or call us at (920) 982-5822
New London Area Chamber of Commerce 301 E. Beacon Ave. New London, WI 54961 (920) 982-5822 E-mail: email@example.com www.newlondonchamber.com www.newlondontourism.com