Your Chamber of Commerce Works for You
The Chamber is proud to be the leading advocate for the business community and economic development in Pointe Coupee. There are many programs presented by the Chamber to help members prosper. The programs are always changing to meet the needs of local businesses and the community, but the foundation upon which the Chamber was built never changes.
Grand Openings and Ribbon Cuttings
Representatives of the Chamber show their support for new businesses in the parish by attending their grand openings and helping coordinate a ribbon cutting ceremony. Notices of grand openings are emailed to members and the media is notified.
The purpose of the Chamber’s membership directory is to showcase member businesses and provide a comprehensive guide to Pointe Coupee Parish. It’s a valuable marketing tool which is distributed to members, non-members, visitors, and companies interested in the Pointe Coupee Parish. It is also available at the Chamber offices and at businesses throughout the parish. An online version is available at inspiredmedia-la.com.
Member businesses are able to take advantage of invaluable networking opportunities with other members through several events the Chamber hosts such as “Business Over Breakfast,” monthly membership luncheons and “Chamber-to-Chamber” networking events coordinated with other area.
The work of the Chamber is accomplished through the hard work of several committees, each charged with different important responsibilities. In addition to assisting the Chamber meet its goals, committee members forge friendships and professional relationships. The current committees are: Executive, Education, Community Event, Economic Development, Membership & Networking, Public Relations and Website. Contact the Chamber if you would like to serve on any of these committees.
Newsletters, Emails, Press Releases
Chamber members, civic and political leaders, and the news media are sent timely news and information about members, Chamber events and Pointe Coupee Parish through various print and online distribution methods. The Chamber also facilitates cooperative advertising opportunities in various media.
Chamber Annual Scholarships
The Chamber members take pride in being able to help further the education of a graduating senior from each of the four parish high schools by awarding scholarships to help them with their college expenses.