Why Join the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber?


You make an important difference when you belong to the Chamber. A strong Chamber of Commerce is essential for taking our business community to a strong position for the future. The support of each member solidifies the complete effectiveness of our pro-business efforts.


The Chamber works to nurture the areas business climate by sponsoring local activities, by monitoring local and state government action and how it will affect business, and by participating in community development initiatives. These good things can happen only with a broad base of support. That’s why having you as a member is so important.


Your membership helps us continue to provide vital services to our community. You can further your own, personal effectiveness by participating in Chamber sponsored events and by taking
advantage of networking and leadership opportunities.


Here’s an outline of the programs and services that the Chamber offers and some ways that you can make the Chamber work for you:


We give you the following opportunities to promote & market you and your business by sponsorship & networking through:



  • Business Referrals
  • Enhanced Listing
  • Gift Check Program
  • Membership Directory printed/online
  • Monthly E News
  • Online Job Posting
  • Relocation Packet
  • Ribbon Cutting
  • Shop Local Advertising Campaign
  • Social Media
  • Sponsorship Opportunities/Advertise
  • Workforce/Hub Website
  • XLR8 Classes
  • Young Leaders


  • Annual Dinner
  • Coffee & Conversations
  • Elected Officials
  • Golf Scramble
  • Monthly Virtual Connects
  • Santa on the Square
  • Shop Small Business Saturday
  • Speed Networking
  • Virtual 5K Destination Fun Run 


  • Ambassadors
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Workforce Committee


Your investment in the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce
is an investment back to your business.