• Member re-Charge Program

    Typically, we hold re-Charge events from March until November.  But if you have something special going on outside of those months that you want to highlight with a re-Charge event, then please let us know.

    2019  re-Charge Events - Check our Events Calendar for Details Concerning Each Event:

    March 19th - 5:30 pm - Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach

    April 30th - 5:30 pm - Broad River Inn, Coffee Shop & Cocktail Lounge co-host with the Hickory Nut Gorge Foundation

    May 22nd  - The Town of Lake Lure

    June 12th - 5:30 pm: Buddy Morrison Photography co-host with End of the Road Vacation Rental Cabins.  (Rain date: June 18th)

    July - 27th - Rutherford County Humane Society, Lil's Place Consignment Shop 

    August - 27th - 2Curios Antiques & Collectibles

    September 24th - Blocked out for the Chamber Annual Meeting & Picnic at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park

    October 24th - Lured Market & Grill 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    November 6th - Lake Lure Classical Academy 10:00 am - 11:15 am

    December 5th - Blocked out for the annual Chamber Christmas Gala

  • Celebrating Our Community by Bringing Members & Visitors Together

    We create, host or facilitate a variety of programs and events to support our members, promote tourism, and foster resident engagement, all while directly and indirectly generating revenues to support Chamber programs. 

    One such highly successful program for our members is the re-Charge Events.  Our regular ReCharge events present our members with an effective and affordable way to get into some grassroots marketing to grow your business concentrically.

    Why the HNG Chamber re-Charge Program can be one of your best local marketing tools:

    1. It's an excellent "all in one shot" approach to shine a light on your business and its distinctive products and services.
    2. It's a perfect time to make special announcements, celebrate a milestone, unveil something new about your business, or welcome the community to a newly opened business.
    3. It solidifies the loyalty of your base - those residents and fellow businesses of Hickory Nut Gorge who are most likely to share information about your business with others, (word of mouth marketing).
    4. Through special offers, exclusive discounts for attendees, or advance promotion of your re-Charge event, it's an opportunity to invite your customers to attend, thus giving them a call to action to come back later to do business with you! 
    5. It's customizable - hold your re-Charge event on a day and time that works best for you.
    6. It has budget flexibility.  Make it as simple or as elaborate as you wish. Many members even join forces and "co-host" a re-Charge event. Some even get their regular vendors to pitch in freebies and other donations of food and/or beverages. 
    7. Free advertising: The Chamber will handle the lion's share of advance promotion of your re-Charge event via social media, websites, e-blasts, and day-of pictures. We will also promote the event in real-time on social media and afterward as well. As the re-Charge host, you will also receive a Member Spotlight article in the Chamber's e-newsletter about your business. 

    Call or email the Chamber today to create your next great local marketing event!

    828-625-2725

     

     

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  • The lighting of the torch at the annual Lake Lure Olympiad offering world-class athletes extreme challenges. 

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  • In partnership with our local municipalities, the Chamber helps promote the annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration drawing visitors and residents to the show.