London - Laurel County Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber strives to keep the latest demographics and statistical data available for anyone who may need special information. The Board is comprised of fifteen Directors elected from our membership. The Board sets the policies which govern the operation and activities of the Chamber. Volunteer committees are established to accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives.
Activities of the Chamber are supported by a full-time professional staff which manages all Chamber operations. Most of the money necessary to maintain the Chamber’s office and carry on the activities of its committees comes from membership investments. These investments, paid annually, are apportioned among its members consisting of individuals, businesses, industries, and professionals. Since the Chamber is not a government agency, it does not receive tax support, although the City and County provide assistance through economic development funds.
The mission of the London-Laurel County Chamber of Commerce is to promote an active participation of businesses & individuals for the improvement of the business environment and the development of a quality lifestyle in Laurel County.
From The Desk Of The
Our strategic location on I-75 and the relatively low cost of living are two major contributors to the fact London and Laurel County are among Kentucky’s fastest growing cities and counties. In addition to being a transportation, governmental, industrial, medical, shopping, service and tourism center, we have a growing complex of solid employees and employers. Our educational resources – from elementary to college level – are exemplary. The area has a strong and rich history of tradition, church and family-centered living.
The London – Laurel County Chamber is a non-profit organization and network of businesses all working toward one common goal – to build up both new and existing businesses in London and Laurel County. Generally, we want to make our city and county a great place to work and to live. Chamber membership links businesses to a growing number of other growing and successful businesses. In partnership with the City of London, Mayor Troy Rudder, Laurel County Fiscal Court, Judge-Executive David Westerfield, London – Laurel County Tourist Commission, London Downtown Main Street Program, The London – Laurel County Industrial Development Authority, and several other community-based organizations, we are all working together. As a team, we see growth and success of our community as a whole.
I hope you will find this website a valuable resource about London – Laurel County, The Chamber of Commerce and its membership. We welcome the opportunity to serve you. Remember, always buy local and support London – Laurel County!
Deanna K. Herrmann
Executive Director, London – Laurel County Chamber of Commerce