Category: Membership Tips

2020/2021 Event Sponsorships And More Now Available For A Limited Time

March 04, 2020 | Events | Membership Tips

**UPDATE: THE CHAMBER HAS SUSPENDED ACTIVELY SEEKING SPONSORS DURING THIS TIME TO HELP SUPPORT OUR MEMBERS. IF YOU STILL WISH TO MOVE FORWARD WITH SECURING YOUR SPOT, YOU MAY CONTACT THE CHAMBER OFFICE. WE WILL RESUME CONTACTING OUR MEMBERS AT A LATER DATE. Starting March 4, the Chamber’s Total Resource Campaign officially begins, meaning 2020/2021 events and sponsorships are available now. It is an annual six-week campaign when the Chamber seeks our membership’s support for the year ahead including: 2020 Otto Golf Classic (includes teams), 2020 Chili Cook-off and Chili Chase 5K Run & Kids Pepper Dash, 2021 Business After Hours Hosts, 2021 Coffee Cup Connections Hosts, 2020 Annual Meeting, 2020 Government Officials BBQ, 2020 Past Presidents Luncheon, 2020 Teacher Appreciation Reception, 2020 Issues & Eggs, 2021 Annual Dinner & Silent Auction (includes tables), Leadership…

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New Chamber Connection Newsletter Advertising Contract Out Now

February 10, 2020 | General | 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 last week of March). Ad Sizes & Ad Rates:Business Card (3.5”w x 2”h) $25.001/4 Page (3.5”w x 5”h) $50.001/2 Page (7.5” x 5”h) $100.00Full 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 color. Newsletters will be email distributed of more…

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Healthcare & CSA Committee selling raffle tickets for high school scholarship fund

August 14, 2019 | Membership Tips

The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare & Community Service Agency Committee is selling raffle tickets now through September 5th to raise money for local high school student college scholarships. The prize consists of various gift cards totaling a value over $500. Gift cards include but are not limited to Bel-Air Bowl, Grimm & Gorly, Outback, Peel Wood Fired Pizza, Perfectly Plated, Shrine Restaurant, Starbucks, & more. Tickets are one for $5 or five for $20. Tickets will have available for purchase at the August Business After Hours and the drawing will take place at the event. Need not be present to win. To purchase your ticket, you can stop in at the Chamber or call 618-233-2015.

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Belleville Chamber School Kids Welcome To Get Free Backpacks August 7

July 18, 2019 | Membership Tips

On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019, the Chamber’s Education Committee will host their annual Back to School Fun Fair at Belleville West High School from 5 – 7 p.m. for participating Chamber member school (list below) students. 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, free dental exams & physicals, and more. The Education Committee will provide up to 1,000 backpacks for our school-age children. *Participating schools: BASSC Elementary, Belleville School District #118, Belle Valley School District #119, Governor French Academy, Harmony-Emge School District #175, High Mount Elementary School District #116, Illinois Center for Autism, Menta Academy, Signal Hill School…

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Chamber partners with area chambers for an Empow”her”ing event

June 27, 2019 | Membership Tips

Nearly 200 women joined The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce for the second annual EmpowHER Women’s Conference at the Gateway Center in Collinsville on June 19 along with three other area chamber’s including O’Fallon-Shiloh, Collinsville, and Troy, Maryville, St. Jacob, Marine. One of the most important tools in the world of business is the strength of empowerment. Being empowered to take control, change and mold your life is one of the most important aspects for greater success. With the goals of EmpowHERing her for success, this conference provided attending business women with the tools, information, and support to expand their careers. Throughout the day, three main-stage speakers and four breakout speakers filled attendees with new knowledge. Guests were treated to presentations by experts in various fields. Main stage speakers included Wendy Symer, President and Owner…

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