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About the Chamber

The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce is a 501 (c) (6) not-for-profit organization consisting of nearly 1,200 investor businesses, making it the largest chamber in Polk County.

In 2019, the Lakeland Chamber was recognized with 5-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. This significant achievement marks the 50th consecutive year of Accreditation for the Lakeland Chamber. Of the over 7,000 chambers in the United States, only 217 are Accredited. Of those, only 128 have received the 5-star designation, meaning that this recognition places our Chamber in the top 1% of all chambers in the nation.

We encourage you to peruse our website and learn more about how the Lakeland Chamber can be your partner in business success.

Mission Statement:

“The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce serves as the Catalyst for business success, Convener of leaders and influencers, and Champion for our thriving community.”

Vision Statement:

“The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce will be the premier catalyst for the advancement of economic growth and quality of life.”

Values Statement:

“Helping our investors grow and succeed by raising their visibility, providing professional development opportunities, strengthening public sector relationships, and advocating on the issues that are important to business.”

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