Networking and Leads
Luncheons – Held the 3rd Wednesday of each month, beginning at 11:30 a.m. New members are invited to attend their first luncheon at no charge, and be introduced during the round robin portion of the meeting. Each luncheon includes recognition of the Honoree from Ft. Leonard Wood and a featured speaker.
First Friday Coffee – A monthly event designed to provide a networking opportunity for members at a members place of business. This event is held the first Friday of each month from 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Committees – One of the best ways to reap benefits from your investment in the chamber is by becoming a volunteer on one of the Chamber committees. Contact a chamber staff member to discuss the many ways to get involved, we guarantee there is something to meet everyone’s interest.
Banquet – This special evening features entertainment, networking and is host to the annual recognition presentations. All members are invited to attend this spectacular event held in January.
Special Events and Mixers – These are held throughout the year to bring members together for both business and pleasure. These consist of Golf Tournament, FLW Spouses Tour of Rolla, Rolla Unwrapped, Business Bound Progressive Dinner, Christmas Parade, Educational Seminars and more.
Publicity and Exposure
Membership Directory/Community Profile – Chamber members are listed alphabetically and by category. The community profile section provides valuable information about the community of Rolla. The Chamber distributes over 2,000 copies of this publication to fulfill the inquiries about Rolla we receive annually.
www.rollachamber.org is the Chamber’s online connection to its members and the world. Members can view the Chamber’s Calendar of Events, search for fellow members or view the current demographic information for the Rolla area. Members are listed by alphabet and category with web site links provided at no charge.
Our Members Announce Email Blast – A press release tool for members only. Announce to the Chamber membership via this communication tool any announcements or changes taking place in your office.
Ribbon Cuttings/Open Houses/Ground Breakings – Celebrate your business opening, relocation, or anniversary with this special member’s only service.
Sponsorships – Members can gain excellent publicity by sponsoring events throughout the year. This direct exposure is unmatched in the business community.
Ft. Leonard Wood Newcomer’s Orientation – Monthly the Chamber distributes bags filled with Rolla information to the new families coming into Fort Leonard Wood. Only Chamber members can include business brochures/flyers/promotional items, etc. in the bags.
Seminars/Workshops – The Chamber sponsors seminars and workshops, which feature a variety of topics focusing on presentations that help develop lasting skills to create a positive, productive and profitable atmosphere in the workplace.
Member Referrals – The Chamber receives thousands of requests each year for goods and services available in our area. We refer Chamber members to visitors, newcomers, businesses, and area residents. By displaying Chamber member decals, our members enhance their credibility and recognition.