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
Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce is a recognized leader in the creation of an economically robust community.
The mission of the Chamber is to promote economic growth and prosperity for its members and the community.
- To support business development by offering effective member programs and services
- To be a legislative advocate for the business community
- To provide support for economic development efforts in the county
- To build a sustainable organizational model
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!
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 $100,000 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.
The 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.