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MEMBER ACTIVITY CALENDAR

Annual Dinner Meeting

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Program:

  • Cash Bar/Appetizers /Networking (5:30-6:30 pm)
  • Dinner/ Guest Speaker (6:30-7:30 pm)
  • Business Meeting, Installation of Officers & Board of Directors (7:30-8:00 pm)

ANNUAL DINNER MEETING

Wednesday, October 27, 2022

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Village of Grand Beach Hall

Dinner buffet, cash bar

Caterer: Skip's Restaurant and Catering

Prime Rib, Chicken Alfredo and rice, Cherry Tomato Penne Pasta, Grilled Vegetables, New York-style cheese cake cupcakes w/ fruit

TICKET OPTIONS

Member Dinner Ticket: $70

Major Sponsorship: $700 (Table of 8)

Annual Recap display ad, website and digital mentions, table sign, sponsor-provided banner at event

Minor Sponsorship: $100

Annual Recap display ad + website and digital mention

2023 ANNUAL RECAP REPORT

  • Presentation booklet
  • Member Awards - Survey vote
    • Most Community Minded
    • Outstanding Young Entrepreneur
    • Largest Economic Impact
  • Accomplishments and Goals
  • Major Sponsorship Display Ad
  • Minor Sponsorship Display Ad

Sponsor display ad size: 3.73" w x 2.375" h

Artwork deadline Friday, October 7

Social Networking

HARBOR COUNTRY MIXERS

Monthly September - May

  • Fun networking events. No charge.
  • Food and drink.
  • Announcements at 6 pm.
  • Open mic for members.

Explore the business and meet the host!

HARBOR COUNTRY MIXER SCHEDULE 22-23 DOWNLOAD (LINK)

Harbor Country Happy Hour

HARBOR COUNTRY HAPPY HOUR

1X per month | June - August

  • Catch up at this social hour for a casual fun meet up
  • Bring your friends and family
  • Support your local business

 

Harbor Country Guide Launch

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HARBOR COUNTRY GUIDE LAUNCH MIXER

Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

LOCATION TBA

  • Member and member guests.
  • Ticket $20
  • Sponsorships TBA
  • Appetizer buffet. Cash Bar. Live Music.
  • NEW! Member brochure exchange
Guide Pick Up Party 2020

GUIDE DRIVE BY PICK UP PARTY

Monday, April 24, 2023

Harbor Country Chamber Center

Parking Area

Drive thru to load up boxes of the 2023 Harbor Country Guide

 

Meeting Your Needs

Lunch & Learn

HARBOR COUNTRY SEMINAR SERIES

Cost $10  Inc food and drink

Times will vary. Dates and Speakers TBA

November: "It's All About Member ROI"

January: "Year Round Success"  

February: "Building Brand Recognition" 

March: "Social Media Strategies" 

Harbor Country Hires Job Fair 2022

HARBOR COUNTRY HIRES JOB FAIR

April - May Date(s): TBA

Employer Booth Cost $40

Traveling locations considered

Promotional budget

Join the Harbor Country Hires Job Fair Task Force - 3 mo planning team. Request Info (LINK)

Harbor Country Guide 2023

MEMBER DIRECTORY

2023 HARBOR COUNTRY GUIDE

View Information, distribution and ad pricing  LINK

Sales open Tuesday, September 27 -  1 pm

Companion Piece Graphic

BEYOND EXIT ONE

2023 GUIDE COMPANION PIECE

  • Folded brochure map utilizing QR codes
  • Under contract regional mass distribution: North MI, IL, IN, OH, WI
  • Distribution start date: April 2023
  • Member display ad $600
  • Information, distribution and pricing
  • Sales open TBA

Newsletter Spotlights

MEMBER NEWSLETTER

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT NEWS STORY

  • Reach your fellow members!
  • Bi-monthly digital newsletter.
  • Member provides 100 words and photo
  • Distribution: 572  Open rate: 50%
  • Click 14.8%
  • Appears at end of Member Newsletter
  • 3 Month - $1,440
  • 6 Month - $2,160
  • 12 Month - $2,880

VISITOR NEWSLETTER

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT NEWS STORY

  • Monthly digital newsletter promoting Harbor Country
  • Member provides 100 words and photo
  • Distribution: 1,969  Open rate: 17%
  • Click 11.8%
  • Appears at end of Visitor Newsletter
  • 3 Month - $1,575
  • 6 Month - $2,100
  • 12 Month - $1,680

HarborCountry.org Website

Website Sessions

HARBOR COUNTRY CHAMBER WEBSITE

LOGO BANNER ADS

Available webpages:

  • Your Main Category Listing Page
  • Event Calendar Page
  • Specials Page

Cost:

  • 1 Month - $600
  • 3 Months - $480
  • 12 Months - $400

HARBOR COUNTRY CHAMBER WEBSITE

MEET A MEMBER SPOTLIGHT AD

  • Member provides photo and article
  • Frequency: One member blog per month
  • A period of 1 month must be scheduled between reserved months by a singular member
  • Cost: $200 per month

Social Media

#HARBOR COUNTRY SOCIAL MEDIA

ON-DEMAND MEMBER BOOST CAMPAIGN

  • Great for your events and new announcements!
  • 20 mile radius
  • Boosted posts appear on Harbor Country Facebook
  • Instagram organic post feed
  • 20 Matched target interest keywords
  • Access to more than 8,000 total followers
  • Member submits all text and photo content
  • Cost: $200

#HARBOR COUNTRY SOCIAL MEDIA

MEMBER CO-OP THEMES CAMPAIGN

WINTER | WEDDINGS | SUMMER

  • Rotating promotional itinerary themes.
  • Messaging "Coast Into Harbor Country"
  • Dedicated web page blog
  • Member receives dedicated highlighted boosted post
  • #BusinessMentioned a part of the promoted theme
  • Schedule: TBA Cost $450

DIRECT MAIL

MY SERVICE MEMBER DIRECT MAILER

  • Folded direct mail piece - May 1st
  • Coastal zip codes: Beverly Shores, IN to Sawyer, MI and Three Oaks, MI. 6,000 pieces.
  • Content: Event and member service lists
  • Member display ads
  • Cost $900
    • Includes digital promotion package.
    • Ad sale date: TBA
Harbor Country Chamber YouTube

Usage: Harbor Country Guide | You Tube | #HarborCountry | Materials

SOCIAL MEDIA

HARBOR COUNTRY YOU TUBE CHANNEL

Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce is producing a professional video capturing the inspiring, endearing and perhaps surprising sides of our community.

  • Sponsor video ad spots will be available.
    • Cost $500
  • Member opportunities to post videos on the platform
  • Information and pricing
  • Sales open: TBA
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COMMUNITY INTERACTION

"THE BEST OF HARBOR COUNTRY"

  • Community survey
  • Business awards published in local media
  • Early Spring 2023
Harbor Country Chamber Member Portal

Dynamic tool to engage on your schedule 24 hours a day

HARBORCOUNTRY.ORG

CHAMBER MEMBER PORTAL

Member Benefit Included At No Cost

  • Customize your web page
  • Post public specials
  • Post member to member specials
  • Post job openings
  • Post events - community calendar

See how many visitors viewed your listing and "clicked" thru to your website

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