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2017 Membership Application

Member Benefits

The Chamber currently has more than 300 business and professional firms that have invested in the future of the La Porte through their membership in the Chamber of Commerce. Its members continue to be the motivating force behind the economic progress of the greater area.

The Chamber would like to invite you to order a free membership packet, which contains an investment application, a Chamber Benefits Brochure , and Business Resource Directory. Simply click on the link above and fill out the request form. A membership packet will arrive by mail 5-7 business days from the date of request.

As a result of your membership, your business will be listed in the Chamber’s La Porte Business Resource Directory and on this website. We encourage new members to become involved through committee service and other networking activities.

Thanks again for your interest in the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce. If you require additional information, please contact the Chamber office at info@lpchamber.com or call 219.362.3178


Why Join the Chamber?

1. To be part of a network to generate new business
Chamber membership gives you a unique opportunity to establish relationships with other business people in which you earn their business and learn from their experience.

2. To enjoy access to chamber group benefit programs and other cost-saving services and products. Chamber membership opens the door for you to participate in member to member services . Members enjoy significant advantages through a wide variety of specialized products and services.

3. To be part of the effort to build a healthy economy and good corporate citizenship. Chamber membership helps you build and maintain a strong community and a pleasant quality of life through programs focused on business development, cooperative community relationships, and being a responsible business member of the community.

4. To help establish and maintain a reputation.
Chamber membership offers you the tools and resources to help you develop and continue to make improvements to your business identity.

5. To keep up on business and economic issues.
Chamber membership is your direct link to news and information that helps you make smart, informed business decisions.

Economic Briefings are held twice a year as a combined effort between the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce, and Purdue University Northwest.


As a member of the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce, you will join a group of business leaders that give back to the community in which they live and work. You will get the recognition of being associated with a credible organization looking to improve the entire area. The networking and advertising opportunities give you a chance to expand your business. As a member, you have access to various reports, studies, and other information that can help you business grow. If you have a problem or concern, the Chamber gives you a support network to help resolve the issue. As you can see, the benefits of membership affect your business directly. Whether it be networking with other business people or successfully opposing or supporting legislative issues relating to the operation of your business, Chamber membership is a valuable asset.

Other benefits relating to the overall community may be less tangible. These include transportation and infrastructure improvements, assistance to new residents and businesses who will become your customers, clients or suppliers. Beautification of the community, diverse events, quality education and crime prevention, all contribute to a favorable community climate for economic success and quality of life.

As a member you can receive Chamber publications such as the biennial Membership Directory, La Porte Area Industrial Directory, and La Porte Community Map, as well as other documents designed to keep you abreast of our programs and committee efforts, plus invitations to our meetings to inform you on matters of current importance. You will also have a forum to voice your opinion and the opportunity to contribute to the future of La Porte. In short the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce exists to support you and your business as you strive for success.  Information and knowledge, opportunities for networking and personal enrichment are all offered. Benefits that better your bottom line along with the intangible awards of involvement will be yours when you join the Chamber.

The minimum investment schedule has been developed for each business classification to determine the most equitable investment in the Chamber in order to continue fulfilling the Chamber’s Program of Action.


 Advertising and Marketing Opportunities

The following are a few of the many services available through the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce.  Some items may require sales tax. Members may choose to be invoiced for services or pay by credit/debit cards. A complete price list for each service is available in the Chamber’s Marketing Services Guide.

Membership Mailing Labels/File
Labels can be sorted by zip code, company name or rep name.  CEO list includes one label per member company, CEO & Staff includes labels for additional key staff.

Broadcast Email Service (members only)
This service of the Chamber allows you to send your company’s promotional or informational flyer to the entire Chamber membership via email for less than the cost of a bulk mailing.

Flyer/Ad Design (members only)
For a small fee the Chamber will design your flyer for broadcast services.

Bulk Mail Permit (members only)
A direct mailing can be sent to the membership using the Chamber’s bulk mail permit (minimum 200 pieces). Fee varies based on quantity.

ChamberMaster
ChamberMaster offers member businesses marketing tools such as Search Engine Optimization (SEO), enhanced member directory listings, hot deals, and online advertising, ChamberMaster fills the needs of businesses to be easily found by customers and prospects, plus driving traffic to those businesses, in addition to helping them make key business connections.


 In short, the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce exists to support your business as you strive for success. Information and knowledge, opportunities for networking and personal enrichment- they are all here for you. Benefits that better your bottom line along with the intangible awards of involvement will be yours when you join the Chamber.

For more information contact the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce at (219) 362-3178 or email info@lpchamber.com.

Fees may apply. All programs and services offered by the Chamber are subject to change.