Credibility

“My experience with the Southaven Chamber of Commerce has been incredibly positive. Having worked in other areas of the South, I have come into contact with several of these organizations. I have heard them all promise many things. Generally, in my experience, there were a lot of promises and very...Read More »

Resources

First and foremost, the Southaven Chamber of Commerce is focused on helping our members succeed. In order to do that, we provide numerous resources, from educational opportunities to business perks. These include continuing education opportunities; free scanning and faxing; business data; and other benefits like discount cards for local supply...Read More »

Referrals

Most people like to do business with those they know and trust. Membership in the Southaven Chamber serves as a catalyst for many referral partnerships throughout DeSoto County. This benefits not only businesses in search of new clients but also businesses in need of trustworthy, reliable services. “As a small...Read More »

Marketing and Promotional Assistance

Membership with the Southaven Chamber of Commerce grants access to personalized marketing and promotional assistance that can be very useful to local small businesses. This may include assistance in the creation of advertisements and other promotional materials; support with social media platform setup and optimization; establishing local media introductions; and...Read More »

Involvement

Cooperation and collaboration among businesses and organizations of purpose encourages a sense of community that uplifts all those who are involved. For that reason, we encourage our members to partner with causes they care about in order to make our community even better. To accomplish that, the Chamber offers a...Read More »

Buy Local

The Southaven Chamber advocates for local commerce. We are always looking for opportunities to push residents and visitors toward local vendors, especially our members. We’re constantly promoting our members’ businesses through our website and social media accounts, as well as through phone calls and in-person inquiries. This allows us to...Read More »

Exposure

Our members have access to a number of opportunities for brand exposure to business owners across the region throughout the year. These opportunities include digital and print advertising; branded contributions to our blog and e-newsletter; social media mentions; event promotion; and event and award sponsorships. “The Southaven Chamber of Commerce...Read More »

Building Relationships

The Southaven Chamber of Commerce provides members with numerous networking opportunities. Our networking events include luncheons, after-work cocktails and monthly online communications, among others. But this isn’t your average networking opportunity. We leverage the Chamber’s role in the business community to bring together business leaders from diverse backgrounds who can...Read More »

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Is Your Business Seasonal? How to Utilize the Off-Season to Benefit Your Small Business

Many small businesses are seasonal in nature. When your off-season hits, you can take a sigh of relief, but don’t rest on your laurels! Smart business owners don’t think of slow times as an “off-season”; they take advantage of this time to strengthen areas of their business that need it...Read More »

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What’s in a Brand? The Importance of Delivering a Consistent Message

There aren’t many things you can order at a restaurant in Beijing, San Francisco and Milan using the same word, but there is one: Coca-Cola. The brand is so powerful its message supersedes language barriers. Through consistent messaging about its brand, Coca-Cola has found years of success. Your small business...Read More »