Upcoming Chamber Events

Raising the Bar Business After Hours
Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
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 2016 Alpena News Business Expo. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Cash bar. RSVP required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com.

Annual Chamber Dinner - "Successfully Driving Forward"
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m. cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, 6:30p.m. dinner
Location: APlex, 701 Woodward Ave., Alpena
Details: Space reservations are available, $30 each or $240 for a table of eight, contact us at info@alpenachamber.com or 989.354.4181 Raffle tickets are also available for the 2009 Yamaha Drive Golf Cart, they are $20 each or three for $50, you can get them at the chamber office or from any ambassador.

Fireworks Fundraising Kick-off Event
Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: WATZ, 123 Prentiss Street, Alpena
Details: We are starting early this year to reach our goal of $22,016.74!

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - The Cool Things We Make
Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center, 501 River St., Alpena
Sponsor: R.S. Scott Associates
Details: Cost is $9 per person. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com.

Grow Your Digital Marketing Knowledge - 60 Ways to Grow Your List
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9 a.m.
Location: Alpena Community College, CTR Room 106, 665 Johnson St., Alpena
Details: Let's get Back to Business! It's time to grow your contact list. Having an interested and qualified list of contacts, that you can stay top of mind with, is vital to every business. Continuing to grow that list is just as important. In this workshop we will show you 60 easy ways to grow your contact list today. This series is brought to you by Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena. They are 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.

Grow Your Digital Marketing Knowledge - The Power of the Inbox to Increase Sales
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9 a.m.
Location: Alpena Community College, CTR Room 106, 665 Johnson St., Alpena
Details: What is the first impression customers get when they see you in their email inbox? From revealing why regular email doesn't work, to insider tips and techniques, this seminar will cover it all. This series is brought to you by Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena. They are 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.

Leadercast - Architects of Tomorrow
Date: Friday, May 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-4:30p.m.
Location: Alpena Community College Granum Theatre, 665 Johnson St.
Details: Now accepting sponsorships, you can find more information on the types of sponsorships available in this document. Tickets are $75 for chamber members and $105 for prospective members. You can make reservations by contacting the Chamber at 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com.

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - State of the Community
Date: Friday, May 13, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center, 1000 US 23 North
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield
Details: Cost is $9 per person. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com.

Grow Your Digital Marketing Knowledge - Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-10 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. They are 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 
 
Northeast Michigan Human Resources Association (New and Expanded Mission)
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time: 11:15 a.m.
Location: Alpena Community College, CTR Room 106, 665 Johnson St., Alpena
 
Shear Envy Salon
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: 212 N. Second Ave., Alpena
If you would like to schedule a ribbon cutting please contact us at 989.354.4181.
 
 
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