Ensure your Chamber is Relevant to Millennials

Ensure your Chamber is Relevant to Millennials

Every day you are probably reading something about Millennials. There are many reasons why businesses, including chambers, should be concerned about attracting this young generation. First, they represent nearly one quarter of the total U.S. population at 80 million strong, now surpassing the number of Baby Boomers. Second, many are “millennipreneurs”, starting their own businesses. They are managing larger staffs and reaching for higher profits than their predecessors, yet the oldest ones are still a few years shy of being 40. Finally, Millennials have an annual buying power of $200 billion. However, not only attracting, but keeping Millennials engaged requires a different approach. These “Net Natives” grew up with the Internet. Approximately 86 percent use at least one social media site. Almost 98 percent of Millennials use smart phones. This generation wants information readily at their fingertips, and they are looking to engage in different ways beyond traditional...

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The Positive Impact of a Mobile App

The Positive Impact of a Mobile App

Everything seems to be going mobile. There is a mobile application for just about any type of business or task nowadays. By 2020 it is projected the mobile app market will be $189 billion, representing 270 percent growth. With 95 percent of the U.S. population owning a cell phone and 81 percent of these devices being a smart phone, a mobile app is a necessary tool for many businesses, including chambers of commerce. It is imperative for not only retaining members, but also for recruiting new ones. Below are just a few of the many benefits your chamber can encounter thanks to a mobile application

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