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Pack the most value in your Chamber membership by taking advantage of the opportunities we offer.


Since 1948, The Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce has encompassed a variety of businesses and organizations from real estate and tourism to retail, churches, specialty and antique shops to health and wellness among other industries. We invite you to explore our Membership Directory to get acquainted or perhaps reacquainted with our Chamber members.


Whether you live or work inside or outside of Lexington, we encourage you to champion Lexington business owners. The benefit to you is conscientious, hardworking, small business owners who pride themselves on providing you with quality products and services.


As a rural business community, it’s inherent for us to operate as a close-knit community that looks out for the best interest of our neighbors and those who keep us in business. As a Chamber member, you have access to a network of business professionals who demonstrate their interest in your success through business referrals and by advocating your product or service.


The Chamber is actively involved in projects relating to local business, government, and other activities that stimulate area and regional growth.

Participating in committees and other Chamber functions helps strengthen the community and also gives you and your business exposure and networking opportunities.

Get involved! We’d love to work with you.

Call us at 660-259-3082 to discover how you can be an active member and help the community prosper.

Chamber Committee work


If you’ve been thinking about joining, now is a good time. The Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce, backed by a productive Board of Directors, actively strives to help your business grow and succeed. What this means to current and prospective members is a Chamber that’s truly invested in their success. That’s why we are actively adding member-driven services to help our member businesses grow and succeed.

River Boat Level
0-4 full time employees:  $50
Home-based business
Individual & family
Non-profit: Civic or Service organizations (Must provide proof of 501c(3) status)

Cannonball Connection Level
5-9 full time employees:  $150

Block 42 Level
10-24 full time employees:  $250

Minnie Mae Level
25+ full time employees:  $500, includes Trolley Ad

Trolley Sponsor
Get your ad on the trolley: $500


Membership is open to all companies interested in doing business in Lexington and the surrounding communities.


Strengthening our community through a strong working relationship with the Lexington Tourism Bureau provides us the ability to identify trends and growth opportunities for our member businesses.


Join the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce!
To become a Lexington Chamber member, download our membership application. You may also contact Jeff Banhart at 660-259-3082 or visit the Chamber office at 1016 Main Street.


Marketing Opportunities

The Chamber offers ways to promote your business–at no charge. Whether it’s at one of our networking events, participation in a lunch and learn or through word-of-mouth advocacy, our goal is to maximize avenues to expose your company to target audience members.

  • Free Listing on the Chamber Web Site
    Your business is accessible on HistoricLexington.com in the Membership Directory. Individuals can search by your business name, industry or download a complete list of Chamber members. On average, the Chamber web site receives over 100 unique visits per day.
  • Business Referrals
    The Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce fields hundreds of calls each month. We refer callers and visitors only to our Member businesses.
  • Business Connections
    Throughout the year, the Chamber hosts before-hour events to help business leaders make connections, watch for First Fridays Coffee & Conversation, along with quarterly business luncheons. These events are member-only occasions that offer networking opportunities with business leaders and innovators in and around Lexington.
  • Brochure Display
    Our high-traffic Business Resource Center has a members-only display for your marketing information.
  • Relocation Sponsorships
    Put your company’s name before businesses and individuals who request information about moving to Lexington. The Chamber receives an average of about 25 requests a month for our standard relocation package. If you are targeting newcomers, there’s no better way to stretch your marketing dollars.
  • Chamber Committees
    Volunteer for one of the many Chamber groups that work hard to promote events and programs that make a favorable impact on area businesses and the Lexington community.

Member FAQ

What is the role of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce?
The Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce strives to ensure the success of our members by working to maintain a business friendly climate in the greater Lexington area. Board members and staff work with local elected and government officials, businesses, and organizations to constantly improve quality of life and prosperity opportunities in Lexington and Lafayette County.

How will my business benefit from membership?
We work for our members! As a business owner – you will have access to a dedicated team who are here to help you succeed. Benefits include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Marketing assistance

  • Business to business networking

  • Small business education/programs

  • Chamber only discounts and incentive programs

  • Continuous local and regional updates through Chamber communications

What makes the Chamber different from community non-profit organizations?
As a Chamber of Commerce, we are a membership driven organization that works to help meet the needs and desired outcomes of our members. Businesses face unique challenges that require attention and structure beyond the normal social improvements sought by Community Non-Profit groups.

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