|A Word from the Director|
December 13, 2017
2018 Calendar Provides Great Opportunities for Businesses!
As much as we know how quickly time passes we feel it’s important to share the great events and programs the Chamber will be hosting in 2018 so you can get them into your calendar and start planning for a productive new year!
These events provide opportunities to increase business and sales, network, market and advertise and become more informed on issues that impact your business.
We truly encourage and appreciate your participation and your involvement as a member.
January – 2018 Membership Directory & Consumer Guide published
16 -East Aurora SCORE office opens
February – Senator Patrick Gallivan Business Summit – Date to be finalized shortly.
16- 18 – Chamber participation in the Heartland Tourism Conference driving motor
coach tourism business to Greater East Aurora retailers, restaurants & attractions
27 – Business Matchmaker at the EA Hampton Inn
Your opportunity to meet with buyers from large local businesses and federal, state, and local government agencies. Government agencies, businesses, and prime contractors are looking for qualified, quality small businesses to buy the products and services they need to fulfill government and large businesses procurements.
March – Business After Hours Celebration – Date to be finalized shortly
April – 24 – Chamber’s Choice Student Recognition
May – 5 – Innovation Games – Multi-school STEM competition at Holland HS
Chamber’s “East Aurora & Beyond” Visitor’s Guide published
July – “Where’s Waldo Working” month long career exploration & shop local event
28 – Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale
28 – Operation Kids – students 6 – 15 years operate their own business for the day
September – 8 – Taste of East Aurora
25 – Annual Business Awards & Hall of Fame Induction
October – Health Insurance Open Enrollment Meeting – Date to be finalized.
Business After Hours Celebration – Date to be finalized
November – Small Business Saturday Promotion
December – 15 – Carolcade
These are valuable opportunities as vendors, sponsors, networkers, advertisers and mentors to help grow your business and play an active role in your community.
Have a great day and stay tuned for more!
Gary D. Grote