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Ludington & Scottville Chamber of Commerce

The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce was established to promote commerce, trade and industry in Mason County. It is the largest business organization in the greater Mason County region with 450 member businesses and organizations.

  • The chamber is an advocate for the business community
  • The chamber connects businesses and people
  • The chamber provides small business mentoring and education
  • The chamber offers networking events and local marketing opportunities

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VISION

Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce is a hub for business engagement and development to support a vibrant and inclusive community.

MISSION

The mission of the Chamber is to promote business, enhance economic and community development, and serve as a catalyst for improving overall quality of life in Mason County.

GOALS

 

To provide a physical space that supports the business community aimed at:

Becoming a one-stop-shop for economic development and business growth services

Supporting business education for members and stakeholders

To serve as an advocate for improving conditions to attract and retain a vibrant business community and its workforce through:

Supporting efforts to improve infrastructure to attract year-round business activity

Serve as a catalyst on discussions with diverse stakeholders to continuously improve the quality of life in our communities 

To lead economic development efforts in the region through:

Coordinated efforts to connect and provide resources that attract and retain diverse businesses 

Assuming economic development responsibilities to support the region’s unique mix of industry, entrepreneurship, and agri-business

To offer an array of valuable member services to promote greater investment in the community including: 

Engaging networking and connecting opportunities

Member to member support

Business education resources and programs

Workforce development support

If you have successfully completed your business planning stage and are looking for innovative ways to fund your business idea, Momentum may be exactly what you are looking for. The Momentum Business Plan Competition is a new contest that will award one business entrepreneur a prize of $50,000 to start or move an early stage business to Mason County. It’s an incredible opportunity if you are looking to relocate here!

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Administered by the Ludington & Scottville Chamber of Commerce, the Momentum Business Plan Competition is open to any eligible independent for-profit or non-profit venture with a viable business idea, plan or invention; or an existing organization or company with less than $250,000 in sales or revenue annually. In addition to providing financial resources, the program offers the winner access to business mentors from Ludington SCORE and the board of directors to expedite the startup phase and increase the likelihood of success.

Eligible contestants can upload a business plan to momentumstartup.org. The Momentum Business Plan Competition board will evaluate submitted business plans and select five finalists to pitch their ideas in person before a panel of judges and public audience. Visit momentumstartup.org or facebook.com/momentumstartup for dates and info on the next round of competition.

GROW-futurefiveThe Future Five

Future Five is a new award spearheaded by the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce that recognizes five area young professionals who are growing and excelling in their respective fields. These individuals are currently influencing the growth, prosperity, and quality of life in Mason County and demonstrate the ability to positively impact the area in the future through professional accomplishments and community involvement.

Individuals are nominated by the community and awards are given to five influential young adults at the annual dinner and awards reception of the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Ludington & Scottville Chamber of Commerce

Brandy Miller, President/CEO
5300 U.S. 10, Ludington, MI 49431
231-845-0324
Email: brandyh@ludington.org

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