Friday, January 1, 2016

Point Lookout Chamber of Commerce Announcing Release of 2016 Business Guide

Point Lookout Chamber of Commerce

January 1, 2016 – – The Point Lookout NY Chamber of Commerce continues to make innovation its theme in 2016. “We are aware that in order to help our members flourish we must be thoughtful with our initiatives, says Chamber President, Richard Zampella.”

In 2012, the organization first launched its first online presence with the Point Lookout Chamber of Commerce website. The site enhances local business exposure in order support the local Point Lookout, NY economy.

This week, the Point Lookout NY Chamber announces the release of the 2016 Point Lookout, NY business guide. The Business Directory has a circulation of 1,500 copies and will be distributed across the South Shore of Long Island. Copies will be placed in each PO Box in Point Lookout in late Jan/Early February.

The Chamber’s Board of Directors voted to create the Directory in-house and to use a local vendor, which allowed for a substantial increase in circulation and a significant decrease in expense for the Directory’s advertisers. The directory will be distributed to the surrounding communities via direct mail.

“Listing in the printed Directory is an effectual tool for promoting our local businesses, and one that comes with nominal costs to members” added Zampella. “We want local consumers and businesses to shop with Chamber members first, and the directory and website will significantly help facilitate this objective.”

In addition, the Directory will release its 2016 Membership Directory as an animated online flip book as an part of the chamber website. The online flip book format increases viewership from the 1,500 printed books to potentially more than 40,000 users in the greater Point Lookout area.

The Point Lookout Chamber of Commerce has over 50 members and supports local businesses by ensuring a strong local economy, promoting the community, and providing networking opportunities. The Chamber organizes numerous community promotions, including sponsorship of the Point Lookout Little League, The Annual Pumpkin Walk, the Fourth of July Parade, The Village Gardeners,  and other programs to support the Point Lookout economy.

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