Applications are now being accepted for the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce’s Marketing Assistance Program. This competitive grant program will provide businesses with a 60-second testimonial video, 50 high-quality photographs, and additional Digital advertising deployed through Chamber platforms.
“The goal of this program is to drive brand awareness for our small businesses, and also provide the Chamber with high quality photos and videos for our tourism & community marketing efforts. By leveraging editorial coverage and paid advertising in economic development, tourism, and quality of life, we can ensure that the marketing deliverables are being distributed to an audience of businesses, tourists, and people seeking to move to Lawrence County,” explained Chamber President & CEO Ryan Egly.
Prospective businesses and tourists consider digital resources as the most compelling marketing materials. To meet this growing trend, the 2021 Marketing Assistance Program will support local economic development efforts by providing five (5) Lawrence County businesses with high quality digital content. The program, which is funded by the Lawrence County Economic Development Foundation, was piloted in 2020 with four (4) local businesses. Examples of the content generated can be found at the links below:
Any retail or commercial operation located in Lawrence County that does business directly with consumers (i.e. boutiques, restaurants, salons, tourism attractions, etc.) are eligible to apply. Applicants must be active and current members of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
Applications, which can be downloaded below, should be submitted via email (Ryan@LawCoTN.com) by 5:00pm on Friday, April 16.