Member Benefits

Thank you for celebrating and supporting what we love most about the Lowcountry: the local, independent businesses who reflect the unique character, flavor, and culture of the place we call home. Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is the only local organization that solely advocates for local-independent businesses. Choose to support the Lowcountry with your dollars, your voice, your vote, and your heart.

In addition to the Membership options listed below, a tax-deductible donation can be made to Lowcountry Local First to support our work.

CATALYST: Companies who invest $2,500

  • One-year of LLF membership benefits
  • Support of LLF’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Use of the LLF branding, aligning your business with the Buy Local mission
  • Advertisement with image and text within the LLF online directory
  • Priority placement of your logo and link on the LLF homepage
  • Priority business category listing within the online Local Business Directory
  • Featured in the LLF blog and one edition of LLF monthly e-newsletter
  • Opportunity to sponsor one LLF Monthly Member Mixer**. Must provide some food & drink for networking. (value $1,000). *LLF reserves the right to make final decision on location for mixer. **LLF will lend support including outreach, newsletter & social media promotion.
  • Free monthly (12) member networking mixers
  • Four (4) additional non-member guests for each mixer
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the Good Business Summit
  • Recognition at the Good Business Summit
  • Recognition at the LLF Annual Meeting

CHAMPION: Companies who invest $1,000

  • One-year of LLF membership benefits
  • Support of LLF’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Use of the LLF branding, aligning your business with the Buy Local mission
  • Highlighted Business listing within the Business Directory
  • Advertisement with image and text within the online Local Business Directory
  • Free monthly (12) member networking mixers
  • Two (2) additional non-member guests for each mixer (value $480)
  • Reduced member pricing on LLF special events including the Good Business Summit
  • Recognition at the LLF Annual Meeting

ENTHUSIAST: Companies who invest $500

  • One-year of LLF membership benefits
  • Support of LLF’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Use of the LLF branding, aligning your business with the Buy Local mission
  • Free monthly member networking mixers
  • Reduced member pricing on LLF events including the Good Business Summit
  • Highlighted Business listing within the online Local Business Directory
  • 1 non-member guest for Member Mixer

BUSINESS: Companies who invest $150

  • One-year of LLF membership benefits
  • Support of LLF’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Use of the LLF branding, aligning your business with the Buy Local mission
  • Listing in the online Local Business Directory
  • Free monthly member networking mixers
  • Reduced member pricing on LLF events including the Good Business Summit

LOCALIST: Individual member who invests $50

  • One-year of LLF membership benefits
  • Support of LLF’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Quarterly Localist gatherings
  • Reduced member pricing on LLF events including the Good Business Summit

LEVERAGE YOUR MEMBERSHIP:

  • Meet and build relationships with other members and staff at LLF member events & Monthly Mixers – the 2nd Wednesday of each month. See event page for upcoming events.
  • Place your LLF Member Badge window cling where all your customers & clients can see it
  • Use the LLF Member Badge on your printed materials, advertisements and website
  • Shoot us a note (with a photo!) when you use the LLF branding & we’ll give a shout out via social media.
  • Sponsor a LLF event: Eat Local Month, Good Business Summit, Buy Local Month.
  • Interact with us on Facebook & Twitter. We love to repost & retweet.
  • Keep us up-to-date with your business news, happenings & events. We’re your biggest advocate.
  • Co-Market with other members, then tell us about it!

 

Click below to become a member online, or call (843) 801-3390.

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For more information, please contact us at membership@lowcountrylocalfirst.org or call (843) 801-3390.

Lowcountry Local First
1630-2 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29405