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Welcome to the Russell County Chamber of Commerce
The Russell County Chamber of Commerce is your business advocate on the local, regional, state, and national level through our attendance at local government meetings, and our membership in the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and United States Chamber of Commerce. Our courteous staff, volunteers and Board of Directors are ready to serve you with your questions, research, information, and requests. The Chamber works hand in hand with the Russell County Industrial Development Authority and the Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission in marketing and promoting existing businesses, as well as recruitment of new business and industry.
Why join the Russell County Chamber of Commerce?
Make an investment in the growth of your community.
Your membership dues are an investment in supporting the Chamber efforts to promote awareness of local commerce opportunities to potential customers. A strong engaged Chamber can be an appealing factor when new businesses consider locating in Russell County.
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Events
Grand Opening and Red Ribbon Cutting Events are great ways of bringing added publicity to your business. If you are starting a new business or re-opening an existing one, let the Chamber help grow community awareness about your products or services through a red-ribbon cutting, complete with local government and business officials, as well as local/social media coverage (Duo County Telecom/Channel 2, Times Journal/Russell County News-Register, Russell County Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page) Call to schedule your event today!
Annual Chamber Banquet (April-no regular meeting)
The annual Russell County Chamber of Commerce Banquet is an opportunity to network with other successful business leaders and celebrate local commerce, complete with awards that help bring your business to the forefront of the community.
Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Scramble (September-no regular meeting)
This fundraiser brings an additional opportunity to get involved and promote your business to potential customers.
Business Expo (November-no regular meeting)
The Business Expo provides all Chamber members the opportunity to educate the public on their products, services, specials, and more. Hundreds of people from the community attend annually, and exposure for your business is second-to-none.
Shop at Home Campaign (December)
Host an entry form box at your place of business during our annual Shop at Home Christmas campaign and enjoy free radio and newspaper ads as the Chamber encourages the public to patronize local retail stores during the holiday season.
Hosting Meeting Sponsor – Business provides the food and is the speaker for the meeting. If the business doesn’t have a location large enough to host we can help coordinate a location.
Speaker Meeting Sponsor – Pays a minimum of $100 and speaks 5 to 10 minutes prior to the regular speaker. The meeting can also be at the speaker meeting sponsor’s location if there is adequate space.
Chamber businesses are listed and categorized, available to the public, is one more way to market your business to potential clients/customers and to increase networking abilities for your business. New and improved website:
“Our mission is to be a resource that works for the betterment of the Russell County business community. We strive to promote, encourage, and develop local businesses and business leaders, promote tourism, and foster a sense of pride in Russell County.”