We’ve all heard the statistics; buying locally really does build a stronger community in a variety of ways. From a more stable economy to reducing pollution, products and services made and consumed close to home are simply better for us. Here are some other ways being a member of the SoPo/CE Buy Local works for you:

w

Marketing

Listing in online local business directory
Listing in annual Buy Local Directory
Opportunities for event sponsorships & advertising in annual directory
Social media promotion of your business’s specials & events.

Leadership & Education

Opportunities for community leadership as board member
Professional Development Seminars
Educational presentations from members
Opportunities to present to members

Networking

Meet fellow business owners and non-profit leaders at monthly meetings
Meet local consumers at Buy Local events
Work with other community business organizations