Category: Membership Tips

8 Reasons To Join The Belleville Chamber: A Guest Article

June 07, 2019 | Membership Tips

Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce member Egyptian Workspace Partners believes in being involved in its local community and that getting to know its people and local traditions is a worthy pursuit whether you’ve lived in Belleville all your life or just moved to the area. Egyptian’s Director of Business and Chamber Board Member, Brett Baltz, has taken his company’s philosophy to heart. From being a role model for the new generation of leadership to attending the city’s golf events, Brett and all other members of the Chamber have found a distinguished sense of pride in their community involvement. They encourage others to do the same by joining the Belleville Chamber themselves. That being said, the pride members earn goes hand in hand with the rewards they reap include: Community Networking Committees Leadership Professional Development Marketing…

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Call for Sponsors & Vendors at the Education Committee’s Annual Back to School Fun Fair

On Wednesday, August 7th, the Chamber’s Education Committee will host their annual Back to School Fun Fair at Belleville West High School from 5-7 p.m. Students from the Belleville elementary Chamber Member schools* and their families will be invited to attend. Families in attendance will receive valuable information from our business leaders while participating in activities that will allow them to leave with a backpack full of school supplies in preparation for the new school year. The event will celebrate the new school year with games, activities, snacks and more. The Education Committee hopes to provide up to 1,000 backpacks for our school-age children, but sponsorships and vendors are essential to the success of this event. Click here to view and print the Sponsorship/Vendor Form. The deadline to turn in your sponsorship or vendor form…

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Requesting Goody Bag Items for Otto Golf Classic

April 22, 2019 | Membership Tips

The Otto Golf Classic is Monday, May 13 and the Chamber is looking to our members to donate items for the golfer goody bags. Items can range from branded golf tees, mugs, sunscreen, tumblers, golf umbrellas, food vouchers and much more! 144 individual items are needed to fill all golfer bags. Please have items to the Chamber Office by Wednesday, May 8th. Your support helps us to continue to carry out our mission: “Advancing business. Supporting community.” Thank you to our Title Sponsor: Cooling Concepts, LLC.

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History Channel AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Illinois

March 25, 2019 | Membership Tips

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Illinois! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area from May 27th-June 9th. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn the interesting stories behind them. As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way, the Pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and exceptional items. The pair hopes to give historically significant objects a new lease…

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New Chamber Connection Newsletter Advertising Contract Out Now

February 26, 2019 | Membership Tips

Advertise with the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce! The Chamber Connection Newsletter is distributed the last week of each month (Example: April’s newsletter will be distributed the week of March 25th). Ad Sizes & Ad Rates: Business Card (3.5”w x 2”h) $25.00 1/4 Page (3.5”w x 5”h) $50.00 1/2 Page (7.5” x 5”h) $100.00 Full Page (7.5”w x 10”h) $200.00 Artwork must be received by the 15th of the month. If the ad is not received by this date, it is not guaranteed to make that newsletter. If it is a recurring ad, the previous ad will stay in it’s place . Advertisers have the option of changing their ad monthly as long as new ad copy is received by the deadline. All ads must be submitted in JPEG or PDF format. Ads will be full…

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