Promote Your Business Through Chamber Event Sponsorships
The Business Recognition Award Luncheon recognizes businesses from each of the five local units of government. June ~ estimated attendance 100+. $500 and $250 sponsorships available.
The Chamber Annual Dinner celebrates our accomplishments and recognizes the Leadership Connect class. The Lifetime Achievement Award and the Spirit of Community Award are also presented. April ~ estimated attendance 200+. $1,500-Reception Sponsor, $1,000-Dinner Sponsor, $500-Supporting Sponsor, $250-Sponsor.
The Chamber Challenge Golf Outing is a day of networking and great camaraderie on the course. Grand Haven Golf Club, September ~ Estimated attendance 175 +. $1,000-Corporate Sponsorship (3 available), $500 Hole-in-One Sponsor, $195-Hole Sponsor (18 available), $195-Green Sponsor (18 available), $500 cart sponsor.
The Coast Guard Craft Fair is one of the most highly-rated craft shows in the country. Sponsorship is recognized in the Coast Guard Festival brochure (30,000 distribution), a banner with your logo, and a free booth at the fair. August ~ Estimated attendance 50,000. $,2000-Event Sponsor.
The Early Bird Breakfast is held the third Friday of the month from September through May, and offers the latest in legislative, business and community updates. Sponsorships are limited to 4 per breakfast and include a 4-minute presentation to attendees. Estimated attendance 100+. $195 Breakfast Sponsorship.
The Jingle Bell Parade/Christmas in Central Park is an annual event held the first Saturday in December in downtown Grand Haven. Lighted entries, children’s characters, and Santa and Mrs. Claus greet children of all ages as the community celebrates the holiday season. December ~ estimated attendance 4,000+. $3,000-Event Sponsor, $350-Santa Carriage Sponsor.
The Lakeshore ATHENA® Awards recognize exceptional individuals who have achieved excellence in business, served their community, and assisted women in reaching their full leadership potential. Presented by the Chamber, the Holland Area Chamber and Muskegon Area Chamber of Commerce. October ~ estimated attendance 350+. $3,000-Diamond Sponsor, $2,000-Emerald Sponsor, $1000-Ruby Sponsor, $500-Crystal Sponsor.
The Lakeshore Business Expo allows members to showcase their goods and services to West Michigan. Presented by the Chamber and the Muskegon Area Chamber of Commerce. May ~ estimated attendance 375+. $3,500-Event Sponsor, $1,500-Gold Sponsor, $1,000-Silver Sponsor, $500-Bronze Sponsor.
Leadership Connect is designed to build leadership and team-building skills while raising community awareness. Approximately 20 participants meet monthly from August-May, and each one-day session focuses on a specific issue affecting the community. Sponsor information may be distributed at the session and name and logo are displayed prominently on materials. Sponsors are also recognized at the annual dinner. $250-Day Sponsor.
Member-to-Member Showcase B*A*S*H is an opportunity to display during the October B*A*S*H. Limited to 12 exhibitors. October ~ estimated attendance 100+. Six foot skirted table provided for display space. $195-Showcase Exhibitor.
The Northwest Ottawa County Manufacturers Council is an advisory group made up of 8 senior managers representing the local manufacturing community. The council meets four times from April – March and assists the Chamber in identifying issues facing industry and developing programs to address them. Sponsorships are limited to 4 per event, and one sponsor per industry. $900-Corporate Sponsor (4 events), $250-Event Sponsor (1 event).
The Sand Sculpture Contest is an annual community event held the last Saturday in June at the Grand Haven City Beach. June, 2007 ~ Estimated attendance 300+. $500-Event Sponsor, $250-Sponsor.
Advertise in These Chamber-Sponsored Publications
The Business Times of Northwest Ottawa County ~ in partnership with the Chamber and Grand Haven Tribune. As a business owner or aspiring entrepreneur you want to stay up to date on the latest local business news and information. Each quarter, the Business Times of Northwest Ottawa County will feature news and information for local businesses and will serve as a virtual "who's who" among the Northwest ottawa County business community. The ad rates are as low as $199. For more information call 616-842-6400, ex. 258, ex. 246, ex.242, or ex.244.
The Visitors Guide is produced annually and is the official publication of the Grand Haven/Spring Lake Area Visitors Bureau. This digest-size, full-color piece highlights attractions, accommodations, events, and other topics of interest to area visitors. 80,000 copies are distributed throughout the state and mailed in response to visitor and relocation inquiries. Ad rates range from $395 for 1/8 page b&w to $1,995 for full-page color. Click on the image to view the pdf version.
The Community Profile/Business Directory is used as the Chamber’s primary marketing piece for business development and investment in the community. This full-color piece is in magazine format and includes a complete listing of Chamber members. 10,000 copies will be distributed to the membership and to those inquiring about business location, business expansion, or residential relocation. Advertising rates range from $395 for a 1/6 page b&w ad to $2,095 for full-page color ad.
The Chamber Web site has a member search engine feature where all members matching key word search criteria are displayed in alphabetical order. Additional exposure is available by purchasing key words or enhanced logo display. Web site banner ads are also available. Contact the Chamber for details and pricing. $15 per key word, $50-annual logo display.
The Grand Haven City Map is printed bi-annually and is distributed to visitors as well as professional, commercial, retirement and residential prospects. Advertisers receive a supply of maps at no additional charge. Ad rates range from $295 - $1,995.
The Relocation Guide is updated annually and is distributed to anyone planning to move into the community. Approximately 300 distributed annually. $400-back cover full-page, $250-back cover half-page ad, $350-inside back cover full-page ad, $200-inside back cover half-page ad.
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