Promote Your Business

There are a variety of ways you can promote your business through the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce.  Review those opportunities below then contact Missy Milner at the Chamber to discuss which would be best for you and your business.

SPACE ADVERTISING:

The Barrow County Chamber of Commerce is offering Chamber members advertising opportunities on www.barrowchamber.com. Space is limited so order your ad today.

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Horizontal Banner: $350 per year

468 by 60 pixels

  • Placed at the top of a page above the body copy.
  • Will be placed on any page but the home page.
  • Maximum of two ads rotated in same space.


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Vertical Banner: $350 per year
120 X 400 pixels

  • Placed on any page where the content allows.
  • Will be placed on any page but the home page.
  • One space per page.
  • Max of two ads rotated in same space.

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Tile: $150 per year
120 by 60 pixels

 

  • Will be placed on any page but the home page.
  • Max of two spaces per page.
  • Max of two ads rotated in same space.

NOTE:  All prices above assume that a camera ready ad will be provided for insertion on the web site.  If you need a banner or tile ad created for you, there will be an extra fee for that service.

**Substitutions:
Advertisers may substitute a new advertisement for their current advertisement no more frequently than quarterly at no charge.

OTHER PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:

2014 Sponsorship Opportunities

Business after Hours

Business after Hours is a quarterly networking event that focuses on bringing together members and prospective members of the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce together to develop professional relationships in a relaxed environment. Local businesses open their doors for these sponsored events, which feature food and drinks, fun activities, door prize drawings, tours of member businesses and of course, plenty of networking. These complimentary networking events offer the opportunity for attendees to mingle with other busy professionals while supporting the honored host and learning more about their company. This event is usually held on the second /third Thursday and is subject to change to meet the needs of the business. The time of the event is from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Attendance: 50-75

Sponsorship: $250.00

Sponsor Benefits:

  • The Barrow County Chamber’s Upcoming Events (Current subscriber base is over 1,000)
  • Event page on the Chamber website
  • E-blasts to all Members sent three weeks and one week prior to your event
  • Featured event on the Chamber website
  • A fantastic opportunity for new businesses to get exposure in the community or for newly remodeled or expanded businesses to unveil updates.
  • A company representative will be allowed to speak for up to 5 minutes to the attendees.
  • You may provide door prizes to be given away at the event. You may also have staff members pass out promotional materials or flyers as guests leave.
  • The Chamber will collect business cards at the door and provide you with a copy after the event sign-in.
  • Sponsoring a Business after Hours event sends a clear message to other local businesses that you are in-vested in the community.

 

Chamber 101

Chamber 101 is designed for chamber members to get the most out of their chamber membership. You do not have to be a new member to attend. Attend a meeting and speak one on one with your chamber chairman. Share your business concerns and learn how you can resolve the concerns you may have. Share your business plans and your successes with other Chamber members in attendance. Speak with your Chamber President Tommy Jennings and get connected with chamber programs that can enhance your business. Learn how to network and work a room with confidence. All of these things can happen and much more if you attend Chamber 101.

Sponsorship: $250.00

 Sponsor Benefits:

  • Be the first business to introduce yourself to the new chamber members
  • Logo and name on all corresponding materials marketing the event
  • Logo in the agenda
  • Only your marketing materials on all tables at the event
  • Five minute spotlight by your company representative at the event
  • Pictures on FaceBook, Chambering after event and Chamber website after event

 

T-Shirt Friday

The chamber offers all kinds of sponsorships. This sponsorship is one that small or large companies can truly benefit from. The only cost to you is three t-shirts with your company logo on them.

Sponsorship: 3 t-shirts. 1 large and 2 medium

Sponsor Benefits:

  • The chamber staff will wear your t-shirt all day on the Friday of your choice
  • Picture on Chamber FaceBook page, picture in Chambering Magazine and picture on website for one week

 

Traveling Banner

Be the first business to call for your space on the Traveling Banner. This is another extraordinary benefit for small and large business. It is affordable and you are promoted for one year as the banner travels from one event to the other.

Sponsorship: $100.00

Sponsor Benefits: Your logo goes everywhere the chamber goes. The banner is displayed at all Chamber events.

  • Registration: April 1, do not hesitate to register. Only 40 spots available on the banner

 

Women in Business Council (Monthly Meeting) – 4th Tuesday of every month

The council was developed to provide personal development and educational programs geared toward women in business and to offer an atmosphere to network with other business women and community leaders.

Attendance: 30-40

Presenting Sponsor: $3,000.00 yearly (ten monthly meetings)

Gold Sponsor: $300 for 1 monthly meeting

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Presenting Sponsor receives marketing on all correspondence 3 weeks and one week prior to event
  • Logo in the program
  • Only your marketing materials on all tables at the event
  • Five minute spotlight by your company representative at the event
  • Pictures on FaceBook, pictures in Chambering and pictures on Chamber website after event

 

Businesswoman of the Year – November 18

Women in Business council began honoring the top businesswomen in Barrow County since 2009. This process begins with applications being submitted, a selection committee selecting the nominee and ending with a luncheon to honor the selected nominee of the year. The luncheon is held in November of each year.

Attendance: 100-150

Presenting Sponsor: $2,500.00 Barrow Regional Medical Center Women’s Pavilion (Sold Out)

  • Company name and logo listed on promotional advertisements for the event 3weeks and one week prior to the event.
  • Mic time at the event to promote your business
  • Company name and logo listed in the luncheon program as the Presenting Sponsor
  • Company banner displayed during the event
  • Company logo and link to website on email campaigns promoting the event
  • EXPO table, promotional items to attendees
  • Exclusive to your company your marketing materials on all the tables
  • reserved table with company identification for eight in a premier section
  • Company logo on rotating presentation at the event
  • Follow-up after the event with pictures on Facebook, web-site, and Chambering Magazine

Gold Sponsor-$800.00

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Gold Sponsors will receive Company name and logo in the luncheon program
  • Company logo on email campaigns promoting the event
  • Reserved table for eight in a premier section
  • Company identification at your table
  • Company logo on rotating presentation at the event
  • Company mentioned at the event
  • Follow-up after the event with pictures on Facebook, web-site, and Chambering Magazine

Table Sponsorship: $300.00

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Preferred table location for eight
  • Company name on the rotating power-point
  • Company name listed in the program
  • Company mentioned at the event
    • Follow-up after the event with pictures on Facebook, web-site, and Chambering Magazine

Award Sponsor: $200

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Award sponsor will receive company name featured as the exclusive presenter of the Businesswoman of the Year Award
  • Company representative to present the award to the recipient at the luncheon
  • company name listed as the Barrow Woman of the Year Award Sponsor
  • company name on rotating presentation at the event
  • company recognition at event
  • Seating for one attendee
    • Follow-up after the event with pictures on Facebook, web-site, and Chambering

Table Design Sponsor (in kind)

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Table design sponsor will receive recognition for each table arrangement
  • recognition in the program
  • company name on rotating presentation at the event
  • seating for two attendees
    • recognition at the event
    •  Follow-up after the event with pictures on Facebook, web-site, and Chambering Magazine

 

Lunch ‘n Learn (Held Quarterly)

Invite Chamber members to your location or the Chamber office to learn tips on marketing, the latest technology for business, social media or anything relevant for the business owner. Chamber staff will help to set up the guest speakers.

Attendance: 25-35

Presenting Sponsor: $250.00

  • Logo and name on all corresponding materials marketing the event 3 weeks and 1 week prior to the event.
  • Logo in the program
  • Only your marketing materials on all tables at the event
  • Five minute spotlight by your company representative at the event
  • Pictures on FaceBook, pictures in Chambering after event and pictures on Chamber website after event.

 

Annual Dinner & Award Celebration – January 31st, 2015 Chateau Élan

This event highlights the chambers year in retrospect and is the chambers preeminent event of the year. It is the annual report to the chamber members and also the opportunity to honor outstanding C

Chamber members, businesses and citizens of Barrow County.

Attendance: 250-300

Presenting Sponsor-$5,000.00 –( Barrow Regional Medical Center and Community and Southern Bank)

Gobo lighting at the event, video highlighting event with CEO, logo on rotating power point, name and logo on all correspondence and advertising of the event, preferred table location, listing with logo in the program,  table for 12 at the event, logo on Chamber website for one year

Platinum Sponsor -$1,800.00 Company

Includes table for 12; preferred table location, listing in the evening program, logo on rotating power point presentation, Company logo on Chamber website for one year.

Gold Sponsor-$1,500.00

Includes seating for 8 with preferred table location, logo on rotating power-point presentation, listing in the evening program

 Sponsor Benefits: Sponsor Logo sent in email reminder 3 weeks and 1 week prior to the event, sponsor in Ad with the local Papers, sponsor logo in Banquet program and Large screen at event, preferred sponsor seating at event, sponsor logo on event promotions on web-site, sponsor name mentioned at the Annual Dinner, and sponsor mentioned in Chambering and Barrow County News Preview page

 

STAR Student STAR Teacher Banquet – February)

The banquet will honor the STAR Students and STAR Teachers from Barrow County.

Attendance: 80-100

Presenting Sponsor – $1,500

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Logo and name on all corresponding materials marketing the event
  • Logo in the program
  • Only your marketing materials on all tables at the event
  • Five minute spotlight by your company representative at the event
  • Pictures on FaceBook, Chambering , and on Chamber website after event

Table Sponsor - $300.00

  • Preferred table location for eight
  • Listed in the program
  • Mentioned at the event

 

First Tuesday Membership Luncheon – First Tuesday of every month

(Not July/Jan.)

This luncheon is provided to chamber members monthly to network in a relaxed atmosphere and listen to speakers relevant to the business community.

Presenting Sponsorship- $1,000

Attendance: 80-150 business leaders

Check with the chamber for available dates

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Logo and name on all corresponding materials marketing the event
  • Logo on the program
  • Only your marketing materials on all tables at the event
  • Five minute spotlight by your company representative at the event
  • Pictures on FaceBook, Chambering and on chamber website after event

 

First Tuesday Luncheon EXPO Table

The sponsorship is available for businesses to promote their business at the First Tuesday Membership Luncheon.

Exhibitor Fee: $25.00

Call the Chamber to reserve your EXPO table

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Mentioned at the luncheon
  • Exposure to over 80-100 business Leaders
  • Table provided
  • Pictures at luncheon on FaceBook, in Chambering and on the chamber website

 

State of the Communities – April 1st 2015

This luncheon is the annual update of the six cities that makeup Barrow County.

This is the Chamber’s annual update from the Chairman of the Barrow County Commission

Presenting Sponsor: $1,000.00

Attendance: 80-100 business leaders

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Logo and name on all corresponding materials marketing the event
  • Logo on the program
  • Exclusive to your company, your marketing materials on all tables at the event
  • Five minute spotlight by your company representative at the event
  • Pictures on FaceBook, chamber website and in Chambering Magazine after event

Table Sponsorship: $200.00

Sponsor benefits:

  • Preferred table location for six
  • Listed in the program
  • Mentioned at the event Pictures on FaceBook, chamber website and in Chambering Magazine after event

 

Operation Thank-you – February 25, 2015

Sponsorship: $1,200.00

Reach over 300 chamber members with your logo attached to the thank you gift along side of the chamber logo. This is an annual event to thank members for continuing their membership with the chamber.

Members contacted:250-300

 

Annual Golf Classic – April 29, 2014, “The Legends Golf Club at Chateau Élan”

Rotating each year from the Legends at Chateau Élan to the Georgia Club the Chamber hosts each year the Chamber Golf Classic. Sponsor packages below are affordable for all business levels to participate.  Attendance: 100 golfers and 45 volunteers

Presenting Sponsor:  $5,000.00  Community & Southern Bank current sponsor.  One additional Presenting sponsorship available.

Tourney Sponsor:$1,500.00
One team entry, 2 sponsor signs closest to the pin and one at the green, listing with logo on Clubhouse sign,1 year banner ad on the Chamber website, items in hospitality bags,  ad space in Chamber’s promotional materials,

Ad-space on Chamber’s Upcoming Events weekly announcements to chamber members

After Hours Sponsorship:  $1,500.00

One team entry,1hole sponsorship, sign at the clubhouse After Hours, 1 year tile ad on the Chamber website, items in hospitality bags, ad space in Chamber promotional materials. (Only one available)

Team Entry: $800.00

Golf for Four!  Green fees, cart, range balls, continental breakfast, snacks, drinks while playing, lunch, awards reception, prizes and hospitality bag.

Beverage Cart Sponsorship: $600.00

Only two available! Sign up for this opportunity to interact with golfers on the course while driving the snack cart. Sponsorship includes: Sponsor Sign on course and Sponsor Sign on cart.

Premium Hole Sponsorship: $300.00

A chance to get out on the course and meet the golfers! Set up a table with promotional items,

food – you name it. Includes two Sponsor Signs on course

Individual Player: $200.00

Can’t put together a whole team? We can help! We coordinate greens fees, golf cart, range balls, continental breakfast, snacks, drinks while playing, lunch while playing, awards reception, prizes and hospitality bag

Golf Cart Golf Cart Sponsorship: $200.00

A golf cart that your team or participants drive with your business advertisement on the cart

Hole Sponsorship: $150.00~Hole Sponsor signs on the course allows you to advertise your business

 

The Barrow Business & Home EXPO – August

 This once a year opportunity allows over 45 exhibitors to showcase their business under one roof. The Barrow County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting and improving the business environment in Barrow County and The Business & Home EXPO is one of the ways we strive to help promote business in and around Barrow County.

Title Sponsor : $2,500.00

Includes name on all billboards, one oversized booth with electricity. VIP placement at the show, microphone  time at Business to Business networking, company sign, full page ad in the Expo program, logo and name on Chamber web site, Facebook, media press releases, name and logo in the local newspapers, name and logo on Expo banner. 

Gold Sponsor: $1,500.00

Includes one oversized booth with electricity, VIP placement at the show, company sign, name in the Expo program, Facebook, verbal recognition at the Business to Business networking and at the EXPO, 1/2 ad in the event program, name in the local  newspapers, and name on the Expo banner.

Silver Sponsor: $500.00

Includes one 8X10 exhibitor space with electricity , one 6’ table, company sign, two chairs, waste basket, 1/4 ad in the Expo program, name in the local newspapers, name on the Expo banner, name recognition at Business to Business networking and at the Expo.

 

Member Exhibitor booth size 8X10  $225

Oversized booth 8X20                          $425

Non Member Exhibitor                        $450

Outside Booth                                          $100

Taste of Barrow                                       Local restaurants participate and give out samples

Tickets will be on sale for “The Taste of Barrow”. Local restaurants will be at the EXPO offering tastes for the enjoyment of those who will be visiting the EXPO. Tickets will be on sale at the door for the Taste. This event was an added feature in 2013. It was an overwhelming success and will be included in 2014.

 

Sporting Clay Tournament – Wednesday, October 2015

The location for this event is Etowah Valley Sporting Club nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains. This setting offers a very laid back relaxed outing the perfect setting to entertain your clients and network with other companies. The popularity of the events seems to be catching on. Each year we have had more teams attend. For experienced teams, Etowah Valley Sporting Club offers a challenge around every bend and for the novice shooters you will be pleasantly surprised at how much fun it is to shoot sporting clays. Take a break and bring your team for some team building or entertain your favorite vendor just to thank them for a job well done!

Presenting Sponsor-First American Bank and Trust (sold out)

Lunch Sponsorship $800: This is your special event with your name prominently displayed. Own the event where all participants gather and where time is given for you to promote your business.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Team
  •  one station sponsorship sign
  • banner at the pavilion
  • 1 year tile on the chamber web-site
  • Items in hospitality bags, ad space in Chamber promotional materials.

Team entry $440.00: Shooting clays, range fees, cart, lunch, snacks, drinks, and tickets for shotgun drawing, awards reception, and hospitality bags.

Cart Sponsorship $200: Sign up for the opportunity to interact with participants on the course while driving the snacks and drinks to each station.

Station Sponsorship $150.00: Station sponsor signs on the course allows you to advertise your business throughout the day on the course.

Awards Sponsorship $1,000: Provide participants with an ending reception fit for the hungry sportsman. Your banner is prominently displayed with a yummy array of snacks and beverages  for all participants to enjoy as the scores are tallied and the trophies and door prizes are announced.

Sponsorship includes: Team, one station sponsorship sign, banner at the pavilion, 1 year tile on the chamber web-site, Items in hospitality bags, ad space in Chamber promotional materials.

Individual entry: $110.00:  Includes shooting clays, range fees,  cart, lunch, snacks, drinks,  ticket for  shotgun drawing,  awards reception, and hospitality bag.

Eggs & Issues – December 10, 2014

Presenting Sponsor: Jackson EMC (Sold Out)

Table Sponsorship: $300.00

 Sponsor Benefits:

  • Preferred table location for eight
  • Company name on the rotating power-point
  • Company name listed in the program
  • Company mentioned at the event
    • Follow-up after the event with pictures on Facebook, web-site, and Chambering Magazine

 

Ambassador Attack-$500.00 yearly

Sponsor the monthly Ambassador Attack.

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Have your name proximately displayed on all marketing materials highlighting the event
  • Name recognition at every Ambassador Attack
  • Chamber Facebook page, Chamber web-site, Chambering magazine
  • Name and logo on all email reminders

 

Ambassador Meetings – $500 yearly

Sponsor the monthly Ambassador meetings.

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Name and logo displayed on all printed materials
  • Name recognition  at every meeting
  • Snacks provided by your company each month
  • Name and logo on all pictures displayed on Facebook, website and in Chambering
  • Your banner displayed at each meeting
  • Name and logo on all email reminders

 

Network Barrow-$1,000 yearly

Sponsor the event that meets weekly to pass leads and build relationships.

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Your banner displayed at each meeting
  • Banner advertising event hug on the outside of the Chamber
  • Name and logo displayed on all printed materials
  • Name recognition  at every meeting
  • Name and logo on all pictures displayed on Facebook, website and in Chambering
  • Opportunity for your company to come and do a 5 minute presentation about your business to the group quarterly
  • Opportunity for you to distribute your promotional products to the group
  • Name and logo prominently placed on all lead sheets
  • Opportunity to provide the coffee and doughnuts each week

 

Entrepreneur Office -$ 500 Yearly

Sponsor the Entrepreneur office at the chamber for one year.

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Your banner prominently displayed in the office for one year.
  • Your pens, paper, notepads and any office products with your company name and logo on them to be exclusively used in the office for one year
  • Your logo on the computer screensaver
  • Pictured on Facebook, web-site and Chambering Magazine

 

Board of Directors Retreat-$3,500 Yearly in September/October

Invest in your Chamber Board and ensure they receive the best direction and education needed to move the Chamber Board of Directors forward with developing the Chambers  Strategic Plan.

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Reserved seat at the Board Retreat
  • Five minute introduction about your company welcoming the Board of Directors to the retreat
  • Pictures on the website, Facebook and in Chambering
  • Company name and logo displayed at the event
  • Company name and logo on all printed material from the chamber office
  • Company name and logo on all correspondence to the Board about the retreat

 

Chamber Board Room-$500 year

Have your company banner displayed year round in the Chamber Boardroom. Be the first company to reserve the boardroom and display your company name with printed materials marketing your business.

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Your banner prominently displayed in the Board Room
  • Your promotional materials used for all meetings, events and programs using the Board Room
  • Pictured on Facebook, website, and Chambering Magazine

 

Upcoming Events weekly E-blast levels-$1,500

Upcoming Events is the Chambers weekly e-blast that goes out to over 1000 email addresses with a 35% open rate.

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Each week your logo and company name will be displayed at the top of the weekly e-blast.
  • Your company will benefit with a link included drawing members to your website
  • Add events or happenings with your company name displayed prominently each week