Upcoming Chamber Events

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
Details: 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: 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena CRTC
Details: Tickets are now available! Cost is $25 for this entertaining evening and include entrance into the show, dinner, cash bar and 50/50 raffle. Sponsorships are now being accepted, view this document for more information or contact Ashley at 989.354.4181 or adefisher@alpenachamber.com.

Shades of Ireland Travel Presentation
Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library, 211 N. First Ave.
Details: Our next community trip will be traveling to historic Ireland! Join us for this presentation to hear all about the different places you will experience on this trip including Dublin, Kilkenny, Killarney, Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher and so much more!! The trip is scheduled for November 1-10, 2017. Follow this link for more information about the trip. Please RSVP to us at 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com if you would like to attend this meeting.

Shredder Day
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena Recycling Center, 4344 M-32 West, Alpena
Details: Chamber members may take up to five boxes (paper case size or smaller) of your papers to shred for free. You may bring more at a small cost. No RSVP required, just show up! Brought to you by the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce and Michigan Confidential Document Destruction. Questions, contact the Chamber at 989.354.4181.

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
Details: 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.

Exceptional Mind Capture Customer Service Seminar
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center, 1000 US-23 North, Alpena
Details: Capturing Minds … One Audience at a Time with Tony Rubleski. In the session with bestselling author Tony Rubleski you will discover: The Key Characteristics of today’s customer that you must know; 5 simple, yet highly effective, ways to improve your own customer service; The 10 Customer Service Commandments; Case studies from a few of the best in the world at delivering exceptional service; Good and bad customer service examples and the powerful lessons they leave; Proven and effective ways to stay in touch with your best clients; Why it takes years to earn trust and business and only seconds to lose it; The #1 sin you must avoid in your marketing that directly impacts the customer experience; Real-world examples of excellent service and the lessons learned. Free for members of the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce, $45 for potential members. Please RSVP to the Alpena Chamber at 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com.

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