Chamber Events
 
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Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - New Year, New Faces
Date: Friday, January 9, 2015
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: Alpena Community College Student Commons Area, 665 Johnson Street
Exclusive Sponsor: Team One Credit Union
Details: Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Cost is $9 per person.

Smart Digital Marketing Seminar - Build Your Marketing Toolkit
Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave., Alpena
Details: Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. With so many different marketing activities available, they often miss some important marketing concepts. Join us and start to build a foundation of marketing knowledge, from which you can build more effective campaigns to help your business grow. Free for members of the chamber; $20 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Brought to you in partnership with Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena.

Alpena: Glowing & Growing Business After Hours
Date: Friday, February 6, 2015
Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location: APlex, 701 Woodward Ave., Alpena
Details: Join us for this exclusive event and get a sneak peak of the 2015 Alpena News Business Expo. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Cash bar. RSVP required to 354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Annual Chamber Dinner - "Positivity is the Key"
Date: Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time: Cocktails 5:30 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m.
Location: APlex, 701 Woodward Ave., Alpena
Details: We are now accepting reservations, individual or reserve a table of eight. Cost is $30 per person. We are currently accepting sponsorships and award nominations for this event. If you would like to be a sponsor please contact Ashley at 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would like to nominate someone for an award please choose a nomination form below and turn it into the Chamber by January 9, 2015.

Smart Digital Marketing Seminar - The Power of Social Media Marketing
Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave., Alpena
Details: This webinar will show you the value of using social media to reach your customers, how it can lead to new customers and how it drives repeat business from your current customers. We’ll take a look at the four most popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest – and help you decide what is right for your business. Free for members of the chamber; $20 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Brought to you in partnership with Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena.

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - Secrets About Education in Alpena
Date: Friday, March 6, 2015
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave., Alpena
Exclusive Sponsor: Northwood University
Details: Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Cost is $9 per person.

Smart Digital Marketing Seminar - The Power of Email Marketing
Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave., Alpena
Details: Newsletters and announcements have become a core component of effective marketing campaign choices. Email is more important than ever, both to the communication efforts of the organization, and to the knowledge of the customer, donor, client or supporter of an organization. This session will reveal some simple but effective best practices and considerations for the small business or nonprofit seeking to make their email marketing more effective. Free for members of the chamber; $20 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Brought to you in partnership with Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena.

Smart Digital Marketing Seminar - Multiply Your Sales with Event Marketing and Social Media
Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave., Alpena
Details: Event marketing is an important and effective marketing tool. When you run an event you want to make sure that you leave ample time for the promotional activities that will drive your registrations, and you want to create and provide an optimal online registration experience. If you have run events or are considering running events, and you’d like to build on your knowledge of these two important elements of running a successful event, this session is for you. Free for members of the chamber; $20 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Brought to you in partnership with Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena.

Leadercast
Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m. registration, 9:00-4:00 p.m. live broadcast
Location: Alpena Community College Granum Theatre, 665 Johnson St., Alpena
Details: More information will be available soon.

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - The Community Development Partners
Date: Friday, May 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: Art in the Loft Gallery 109, 109 N. Second Ave., Alpena
Exclusive Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Details: Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Cost is $9 per person.

Smart Digital Marketing Seminar - Monetizing Your Message for Mobile
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave., Alpena
Details: Today, many consumers are using mobile devices to find what they need, assess their options, make decisions, and make purchases. Small businesses and nonprofits who embrace mobile marketing will be the ones best able to compete. Let us help you understand this mobile world so you don't get left behind. Free for members of the chamber; $20 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Brought to you in partnership with Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena.

 

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Date: Monday, January 5, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2500 U.S. 23 South, Alpena
 
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