Our mission is to serve and promote the Indian Lake economic region by providing value-added business, recreational,and community-based opportunities which will attract visitors, increase growth, and enhance community unity while sustaining the recreational resource.

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Member Benefits

Annual Meeting
A dinner meeting is held in December to reflect on past accomplishments and discuss the Chamber’s priorities for the upcoming year. Awards are given for the Citizen of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.
Area Maps and Brochures
The Chamber produces an Indian Lake brochure and map, as well as cottage and restaurant brochures for residents and tourists.  There are also many maps and brochures from Chamber businesses and the Logan County Convention and Tourism Bureau.
Business Before / After Hours
Hosted by various members of the Chamber, this event provides an excellent networking opportunity for our members. Typically held on a weekday before or after normal business hours, it may include a tour of the host facility and a short discussion on topics of local interest.
Business Referrals
The Chamber office gives business referrals to people that either call, stop by the office, or visit the website.  
The Morning Buzz
This networking opportunity is held the second Thursday of each month at 8 am at Aunt Millie's Restaurant.
Chamber Booth
The Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce operates a Tourist Information Center at Fisher's Flea Market.  There are racks with literature and member brochures available. Chamber members are welcome to add company brochures to the display area. 
Credit Card Processing
Through the Chamber’s NOACC affiliation with Heartland Payment Systems, members can receive reliable, full service credit card processing at a very competitive rate.
Events
The Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce hosts many events throughout the year. The Fireworks Spectacular brings thousands of visitors to the area during the 4th of July celebration.  Members learn first hand what is happening at the lake. Members can receive complimentary information to pass along to clients and customers.  Events in the summer occur every two to three weeks, which boosts tourism and the Indian Lake economy.  Events are advertised in newspapers, T.V., and radio. 
Grand Opening Ribbon Cuttings
The Chamber hosts ribbon cuttings for new members.  The “Grand Openings” are publicized in the Chamber monthly newsletter and featured in the Bellefontaine Examiner.
Group Health Plan and Workers’ Compensation Cost Savings
Through its alliance with the North Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce (NOACC), the Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce offers members Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield health care coverage at a cost savings usually reserved for large companies. For a free quote, click here.  Business members can obtain considerable savings in workers’ comprehensive Risk Management, Inc. (CRM).
Membership Directory
The Chamber maintains a directory of all members. This valuable tool is used as a guide for Chamber staff and other businesses when giving references. It is free upon request by any member.  
Newsletter
The Soundings, keeps members up-to-date on community activities, Chamber benefits, and issues that impact the Indian Lake area. Members are welcomed to submit information about their business, awards, expansions, events, and news.  
Travel and Boat Shows
Volunteers from the Chamber attend annual Travel Expos and Boats show in Ohio to promote Indian Lake and area businesses.
Visitor's Guide
20,000 Visitor's Guides are distributed to residents and tourists with Chamber businesses listed by category. Printed by the Lima News, Chamber businesses can submit advertisements for a fee.
Volunteering and Networking
Chamber members network and have great fun by helping out at the Maple Syrup Festival, Beach Spectacular, Party at the Beach, Putt Around the Lake, and Ring of Fire.  It’s a great opportunity to meet people and promote the lake.
Website
More and more people are planning vacation and business trips through the internet. All members are listed in the business directory section of our site and hyper-linked free. Banner advertising is available for a small fee.
Welcome Packets
Each year welcome packets are given to visitors and groups who call, stop by the office, or visit the Chamber’s website. To promote their business, members can put a coupon or promotional item in them at no cost.
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