Monday, December 28, 2009

The Chamber to offer Student Memberships

We just unrolled a new form of membership that we wanted to share with you all.  For the first time, the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce will be offering student memberships to high school and college students.  The press release is below, but here's the summary: we want to involve students in the business community and give our members the chance to interact with energetic and engaged future Lehigh Valley leaders.  The cost of membership is $35, which is 10% of what our lowest standard available rate.  Anyone who is interested should connect with Lanita Lum, 610-841-5836 or

Chamber to offer new student membership

Chamber seeks to connect energetic and talented students with local businesses

Lehigh Valley, PA – December 28, 2009: Tony Iannelli, President & CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, announced today that The Chamber will now be offering a Special Student Membership that will be available for college and high school students.

“As the largest business organization in the Valley, we believe that we have an obligation to the future leaders of this Valley,” said Iannelli. “We want to ensure that high school and college students have an opportunity to network for job and internship opportunities. We also want to connect students with local businesses and provide our members with a new source of talent and energy.”

Student membership includes:
• Student members receive all email communications
• Student members are provided entry to Chamber sponsored events at member rates
• Student members have access to Chamber Ambassadors at events for networking guidance
• Student members get preferred consideration for Chamber internships

The annual cost of a student membership is $35. This rate is 10% of the smallest available Chamber membership rate. Interested students should contact Lanita Lum, Director of Member Relations, at or 610-841-5836.

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