Chamber Events

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - Service Clubs of Alpena
Date: Friday, November 7, 2014
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center, 501 River St.
Exclusive Sponsor: First Federal of Northern Michigan
Details: Cost is $8 per person. RSVP required to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 989.354.4181.

Athena Award Program
Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center, 1000 US 23 North
Details: The nominations are in, tickets are available for $20 each at the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Alpena Power Company, Lafarge, Lisa Dietlin and Associates and Zonta Club of Alpena.

You CAN teach a P.I.G. to Sing - Human Resource Seminar
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena Community College Granum Theatre, 665 Johnson Street
Details: Keynote Speaker Mary Jane Mapes. Cost is $50 per person ($10 discount for Chamber and NEMHRA members). You can find more information and the registration form here. For questions please contact Jennifer at 989.356.9007, ext. 1124 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This event is held in partnership with the NorthEast Michigan Human Resource Association.

Community China Trip Informational Meeting
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave.
Details: Learn about a nine day trip to China. Starting at just $2,850 per person for chamber members, the trip includes round trip airfare from Detroit, four and five star hotels, three meals a day, all in-country transportation, a tour bus and English speaking tour guide, tourist attractions including the Great Wall, a tea plantation, the Forbidden City, Tian An Men Square, and many other must-see sites and must-do experiences. Click here for more information. To view itinery click here. Please contact the Chamber at 989.354.4181 to register, or with any questions you may have.

Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade
Date: Friday, November 28, 2014
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: The parade begins at the Annex building parking lot at the corner of Chisholm and Ninth Street. The parade route begins by turning left onto Chisholm, left onto Second Avenue, right onto Water Street, and ends in the parking lot behind City Hall. No early departures from the route.
Details: Registration forms are now available and being accepted.

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, Alpena
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.

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 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 Breafkast - 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 Breafkast - 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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Ribbon Cuttings 
 
Red Chair Salon
Date: Monday, November 3, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: 450 West Baldwin, Alpena
 
PRATTScape Gift & Garden Shop (additional location)
Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: inside the Alpena Mall
 
If you would like to schedule a ribbon cutting please contact us at 989.354.4181.
 
 
 
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