Upcoming Chamber Events

Grow Your Digital Marketing Knowledge - Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Location: Alpena Community College, CTR Room 106, 665 Johnson St., Alpena
Details: Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies, tools and tactics to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. Between Facebook and Twitter, email and mobile, deals, and whatever new social network is rolling out that month - there’s a lot to keep up with and there are only so many hours in each day. You’ll be given simple but powerful tips for how to get your messages opened, read, shared and socially visible. This series is brought to you by Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena. Free for chamber members, $25 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. For more information on series view this flyer.

Drive Buy Fireworks Bracelet Sales Event
Date: Friday, June 3, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, 1100 S. Bagley St., Alpena
Details: Here is your chance to get your fireworks supporter bracelet, they are only $5. Our ambassadors will be selling bracelets at the credit union all day to help raise money for this year's fireworks.

Military Support Reception
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center, 1000 US 23 North, Alpena
Details: Help us welcome a group from Ohio who will be training at our CRTC. Cost is $10 per person for non-military. RSVP required, please call 989.354.4181 or email info@alpenachamber.com. Hors d'oeuvres provided by The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center.

Military Support Reception
Date: Monday, June 13, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center, 1000 US 23 North, Alpena
Details: Help us welcome a group from lower Michigan who will be training at our CRTC. Cost is $10 per person for non-military. RSVP required, please call 989.354.4181 or email info@alpenachamber.com. Hors d'oeuvres provided by The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center.

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - Brown Trout Festival Kick-off
Date: Friday, July 15, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: in the Big Tent at the Small Boat Harbor

Details: Cost is $9 per person. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. Sponsored by Accident Fund Insurance Company of America.

29th Annual FLOG Fest Golf Outing
Date: Friday, August 5, 2016
Time: Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. Shot gun start at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Thunder Bay Resort, 27800 M-32, Hillman
Details: 18 holes of golf with cart, scramble style with shotgun start, light continental breakfast, lunch on the turn, a hole-in-one opportunity, snacks will be provided during and after golf, beverage cart, appetizers/program following golf, prizes, fun/networking. Limited to the first 120 golfers/30 teams. Cost is $80 per person ($75 early bird special if registered before July 1st), get a registration form here, final reservations must be in by Friday, July 29, 2016.  Call 989.354.4181 with questions. Hole sponsors are also currently being accepted, contact Ashley at the Chamber for information.

6th Annual Alpenopoly Grub Crawl
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Locations: Various restaurants in Alpena, will have a complete list soon.
Details: Mark your calendars for this very popular event. More information on tickets will be available soon.

Grow Your Digital Marketing Knowledge - How Content Marketing Builds Your Business
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: Alpena Community College, CTR Room 106, 665 Johnson St., Alpena
Ever heard of, “Location, Location, Location”? For online marketing, it's "Content, Content, Content!" What you say, and the way you say it is how you will attract, engage and be shareworthy to your audiences. We’ll cover tidbits like how many links create the most engagement, how to turn questions into high-open subject lines, tips on using graphics, pictures and videos, re-
purposing content across multiple platforms, and more. We’ll give you the structure and tools to make creating your content fast, easy and effective. This series is brought to you by Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena. Free for chamber members, $25 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. For more information on series view this flyer.

Red, White & Blue Review
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena CRTC
Details: Back by popular demand! Ticket and other information will be available at a later date, stay tuned! We are currently looking for acts, if you are interested click here.

Grow Your Digital Marketing Knowledge - Rock Your Holidays with a Great Promotion
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: Alpena Community College, CTR Room 106, 665 Johnson St., Alpena
Give yourself the gift of new customers. Holiday spending and sales are going to be UP - so take action now to make the most of the months ahead and ROCK the holidays. Specific "how-tos" for every kind of campaign: deal, donation, downloads and more. Join us for this lively, information-packed event just in time to help your (and your customers') Holidays ROCK! This series is brought to you by Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena. Free for chamber members, $25 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. For more information on series view this flyer.

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Ribbon Cuttings 
 
Eagle Supply Co.
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: 319 W. Chisholm St., Alpena
 
Miller Office Machines
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: 310 W. Chisholm St., Alpena
 
If you would like to schedule a ribbon cutting please contact us at 989.354.4181.
 
 
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