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Membership: Get Involved

Members of EMERGE have found that they have benefited both personally and professionally. The way to get the most out of EMERGE is to be involved--and you do this by attending events, joining a committee and building relationships with the peers and mentors that you meet along the way. Growth is truly about relationships.

EMERGE Lakeland's membership fee is $50 for each calendar year and is open to individuals between the suggested ages of 21 and 42.


Here are a few benefits of being an EMERGE member:

  • Full access to an enriching professional network supported by the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Central Florida--as well as our extensive family of sponsors.

  • Discounts on EMERGE, Chamber and other community events.

  • Subscription to our monthly e-newsletter, blog and EMERGE updates.

  • Professional development classes and resources.

  • Leadership opportunities within our committees.

  • Potential for nomination into our Steering Committee, which could lead to seats within the Chamber board.

  • Firsthand opportunity to make a difference in our community.

  • Career enrichment through professional development sessions and relationship building.

  • A network of diverse individuals.

Still have some questions? Feel free to contact us. If you're ready to invest in yourself and the community, join today.