Brief Description of Membership Benefits
1. Business of the Week
Chamber’s voice mail message will name your business as Business of the Week. Display table in the Chamber lobby featuring your company’s business cards, brochures, etc., as well as your business mentioned as Business of the Week on the Chamber’s Facebook page and Website. The Monday email will announce your business and have a link to your landing page on www.southshorechamberof commerce.org.
2. Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
Ribbon Cutting, Grand Opening or an Open House ceremony is a free membership benefit. We provide the red ribbon, giant scissors and some attendees (Chamber Ambassadors and staff); you provide the place, your guests and light refreshments.
3. Wednesday Wake Up Call (Coffee/Tea)
There is no fee to host a Coffee. Coffees are held the second Wednesday of the month at 8:30 am and approximately 25-50 members and potential members attend. You provide the location, coffee and light refreshments (i.e. Danish, fruit, juice, etc.). The Chamber brings several items to give away as door prizes and you have the option of providing a few door prizes. Other Chamber members may bring door prizes as well.
4. Business After Hours
Hosting a Business After Hours provides you with the opportunity to showcase your business, services and facilities to the business community. B A H- OVERTIME CONNECTIONS are held the first week of each month (Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday) from 5:30 pm–7:30 pm. Approximately 75-100 members and prospective members attend. You provide the location and light refreshments (chamber will provide and distribute 2 drink tickets per person). Door prizes that promote your business are suggested. (Examples - gift certificates of product/services and your business merchandise). Other Chamber members may bring door prizes as well.
The role of the Ambassador Committee is to be “Goodwill Ambassadors”. Ambassadors are always in the public eye. They make new contacts at Chamber functions, by meeting, greeting and introducing themselves and their business.
6. FREE Landing Page on the Chamber Website with Enhanced capabilities. Ability to create & promote your event on website
7. Committee Opportunities some of the committees that will welcome member participation are: Educational Partnership, Diversity, Marketing, Emerging Leaders & Festivals-Seafood, Manatee Arts, Pigs in the Parking Lot.
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