Good Morning Metro South
Wednesday, September 22, 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Westgate Conference Center, 195 Westgate Drive, Brockton
Join us on Wednesday, September 22 at the Westgate Hotel & Conference Center (formerly Holiday Inn) for the kickoff of the Good Morning Metro South Breakfast Program Series. The featured speaker will be Charlie Baker, 2010 Candidate for Governor.
Charlie Baker has spent his
success and strong
both the private
and public sectors
highlights of his
career are helping
to start the Pioneer Institute for
Public Policy Research and working
for the Weld/Cellucci Administration
as Undersecretary for Health in the
Executive Office of Health and
Human Services. In addition, Baker served
as Secretary of Health and Human
Services and also served as
Secretary of Administration and
Finance. In this position, he received the Distinguished Service
Award from the National
Governor's Association in 1998. Following this, Baker became CEO
of Harvard Vanguard Medical
Associates (HVMA) and was soon
recruited by Harvard Pilgrim Health
Care to serve as its CEO
.Also speaking will be Mr. Kim Hollon, new President and Chief Executive Officer of Signature Healthcare. Good Morning Metro South is
being sponsored by United Way of
Greater Plymouth County. The mission of United Way is to increase the organized
capacity of people in the Plymouth County area to care for themselves and
for one another.Tickets
are $20 for members and $35 for
non-members and includes breakfast
and networking opportunities.
As always, don't forget your business
cards! For more
information, contact Kim at
508.586.0500 x 231, or email email@example.com. You may also register online.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 9:00 am - 10:30 amWednesday, September 15, 2010, 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Referral Marketing System Workshop
Metro South Chamber, 60 School Street, Brockton
Attend this FREE Member-Led workshop and you
will learn how to create your own referral
generation system including how to:
1. Become more referable - learn the 5
ways to get people to refer your business
2. Target your
sources - learn to
develop a laserbeam
focus when identifying good referral
3. Educate your sources - discover powerful
methods to educate your referral
sources so that they refer you more with
exactly the right words
4. Motivate your sources - understand
what will motivate your referral sources
so they refer more business to you.
5. Follow-up with all - find out the best
ways to keep your referral sources "in the
know" about the progress you are making.
To register, email Joe Constantino, firstname.lastname@example.org.
A seasoned marketing strategist &
Speaker; Joe is also the owner of Business
Marketing Success and a Certified Duct Tape Marketing Coach.
Marketing Strategies Using Social Media
Crescent Credit Union, 115 Commercial Street, Brockton
Attend this workshop for a basic overview of social media tools including search
engine optimization (SEO), social networking (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter,
YouTube and Myspace), Blogs and E-newsletters.
The presenter is Tricia White, Senior
Business Advisor with the MA Small Business Development Centre Network
(MSBDC) - SE Region. The MSBDC provides free and confidential
business advisory services to existing or prospective
small business people. They also offer training seminars
on a variety of topics, including starting a business,
financial planning, government procurement, marketing
and strategic planning.
To register or for more information, call Tammi or Alison
at the MSBDC office at 508.673.9783 or register online at www.msbdc.org/semass.
Additional workshops in the series: Using LinkedIn & Facebook on October 20,
and Tweets and Blogs on November 10.
Friday, September 24, 2010 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Connecting Your Business to the Commonwealth
Metro South Chamber, 60 School Street, Brockton
The Metro South Chamber of
Commerce, Operational Services
Division, Supplier Diversity Office and
Program announced today that a FREE
workshop "Connecting your Business
to the Commonwealth" will be held at
the Metro South Chamber of
Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton,
Massachusetts on Friday, September 24.
The Connecting Your Business to the
Commonwealth Workshop provides
businesses that are interested in doing
business with the Commonwealth training
on; where to find bidding opportunities,
bidding process for Statewide and
Departmental Contracts, where to find
American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act (federal stimulus) procurement &
grant opportunities, the NEW Small
Business Purchasing Program, overview
of Comm-PASS (the Commonwealth's e-
Procurement system), marketing to public
entities, how to become SDO Certified,
how the SDP supports SDO Certified
businesses and more!
The Connecting Your Business to the
Commonwealth Workshop is an interactive
session scheduled to start at 9:00
am with registration at 8:30 am. We
expect this workshop to be packed with
businesses energized for success.
Additional details are available on the
Operational Services web site training
web pages at www.mass.gov/osd.
To register, contact Lisa Keene at
508.586.0500 x 225 or email email@example.com
SCORE WORKSHOP SERIES
September 29-November 10
Is Starting a Business Right for You?
The SCORE QuickSTART TM Series Workshops will help you:
Define and evaluate your ideas, Develop a marketing strategy,Identify the best ways to fund your business, Turn your idea into action with tools and templates,Get useful and helpful mentoring sessions, Connect with other entrepreneurs.
The SCORE QuickSTARTTM Series provides five, three-hour workshops with action steps:
Start-up Basics 9/29 and 10/6
Business Concept 10/20
Marketing Plan 10/27
Financial Projections 11/3
Funding Sources 11/10 Get started today. Attend all 5 SCORE QuickSTARTTM Series Workshops.
For course descriptions and to register visit www.massasoit.mass.edu
Use the Quick Course Search and select Fall 2010, Brockton Campus,
non-credit, business) or call Community Education Director Rose
Paquette at 508-588-9100 x1307 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start-up Basics is $15. The other four workshops can be purchased as
a series for $100. Sponsored by the Metro South Chamber of Commerce and
the Community Bank.
Thursday, September 30, 2010, 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Sandler Sales Workshop: Overcoming Sales Stigma
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton
"Overcoming the Sales Stigma: Are
comfort zones holding you back from
increased success?" This session is
designed for business owners, sales
managers or independent professionals
· Pressured to generate new business
but who are uneasy with prospecting
activities and don't like being considered
a sales person.
· Anxious to find a better way to generate
revenues without being perceived as
aggressive or pushy.
· Curious what business would look like
if they planted their feet, and asked
some tough questions
· Irritated by prospects who say "I need
to think it over" or "This looks good, I'll
get back to you next week"
· Wondering why a positive prospect
can be the most dangerous prospect.
· Interested to know how they can
speed up a typical sales cycles and
what that could mean to their bottom
· Troubled by not having a defined and
repeatable selling process.
· Upset that sales people seem to be
acting more like unpaid consultants.
· Sick and tired of excuses when goals
aren't hit, when pipelines gather dust
or when prices have to be cut in order
to win deals.
To register for this member-led workshop,
contact Lisa Keene at
508.586.0500 x 225 or email email@example.com.
The cost is free to attend, but participants
are encouraged to bring non-perishable
items that will be donated to
Father Bill's & MainSpring.
Business After Hours
Thursday, September 30, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Resident Inn by Marriott, 124 Liberty Street, Brockton
Residence Inn by Marriott,
Boston/Brockton, offers Studio, 1-
Bedroom and 2-bedroom suites, with
fully equipped kitchens, complimentary
hot breakfast buffet, luxury bedding,
friendly staff, Wi-Fi and free highspeed
internet in all guest rooms,
nightly social hours and weekly barbeques.
The social hour for hotel guests
are Mon-Thurs featuring light dinner,
beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages.
You will find a warm welcome at
Business After Hours at the Residence Inn
Residence Inn, Boston/Brockton.
For room reservations at the
Residence Inn by Marriott,
Boston/Brockton, call 508-583-3600 or
The event is being co-sponsored
by Rob Peters Entertainment which
will be providing the music. Visit www.robpetersentertainment.com.
The cost to attend is $5 for members
and $10 for non-members. For more information,
like to register, please call Kim at 508-
586.0500 x231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bella's Italian Market Ribbon Cutting
Friday, October 1, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
319 Plymouth Street, Halifax
Celebrate the expansion of Bella's II in Halifax with a ribbon cutting, food, give-aways, networking, and fun!
Check out the new Italian deli counter at Bella's II stocked with authentic Italian deli meats, grab and go meals, lasagna, cannolis, cookies and other pastries. Enjoy a cup of Lavazza, Italy's premium coffee.
For the kids there will be popcorn, hot dogs and hamburgers and a moon bounce.
For more information, call 781-293-8788.
21st Annual Legislative Reception
Thursday, October 7, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Donahue Hall, Stonehill College
The reception is sponsored
by Stonehill College and Columbia Gas of
Massachusetts. The reception is a casual event at
which business leaders, elected officials,
and candidates for public office can renew face-to-face contacts and discuss
issues of importance to them and the
business community while enjoying complimentary
refreshments and hors d'oeuvres.
Legislative actions at municipal offices, on Beacon Hill and in
Washington are having far greater impact on Metro South area businesses
than ever before. As a result, there is a greater need for our business
community to speak out and be heard on regulations affecting commerce
As a member of the Metro South Chamber, your organization has a vested interest
in helping foster stronger relationships with local officials.
Reception is an excellent and cost-effective way for you, your key staff, and colleagues
to initiate or renew face-to-face contacts at the state, federal and local level. We encourage your firm to participate and support the unified voice of the Metro
Chamber of Commerce. Together, we can ensure that government
supports the needs and concerns of the business community in our
region. If you have questions, call Lisa at 508. 586.0500 ext. 225 or
email email@example.com. This event is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is necessary. Register online.
97th Annual Meeting & Business EXPO
Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Massasoit Conference Center, Brockton
Annual Meeting Luncheon: 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Join other business people and community leaders and
attend the Annual Meeting to celebrate businesses working
together for the future of the Metro South Region. The Featured
Speaker will be Mary Richardson, former co-anchor of WCVBTV's
Chronicle, and new Community Liaison for Caritas Christi
Health Care. The cost to attend is $45 for members and $55 nonmembers.
Call Kim Prosper at 508.586.0500 x 231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. You may also register online.
Business-to-Business EXPO: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm- RESERVE YOUR TABLE!
The Business-to-Business Expo is a great opportunity to reach five hundred
business people throughout the Metro South region. Designed to be a
personal table-top expo, presenters will be provided with meaningful opportunities
to promote their company to prospect after prospect. It is the right
place, the right time, and the right audience. The cost of a table is $309 for members. Register and pay before October 5
and receive the discounted price of $259. In previous years, the Chamber's
response to this opportunity has been very strong. Since space is limited, registrations
are on a first come, first served basis. If you have any additional questions, contact Kim Prosper, at 508.586.0500 ext. 231.
SPONSORSHIPS ALSO AVAILABLE. Contact Kim Prosper at 508.586.0500 x 231 or email email@example.com.
Want to see your workshops and events here? email Alison van Dam a short description of your event with "eUpdate" in the subject line. First come, first served basis. Please submit in the format you see above. Chamber Member/ Community Events & Workshops
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a Free 42 inch high-definition television from George Washington Toma TV (selected styles only) for every
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out our scentsational wickless candles at www.jennmckeon.Scentsy.us
10% off September's Scent of the Month, Maple Butter!
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------New Metro South Chamber Member, Cartridge World, Weymouth is offering a 5% discount to all Chamber members. Cartridge World is located at 646 Middle Street, Weymouth Ma. For more information, call Rachel at 781-331-1909.
Prepare for HR Professional Certification - PHR &
Curry College in partnership with the Society for Human Resource
Management (SHRM) is offering the SHRM Learning System course to help
individuals prepare for the PHR and SPHR examinations. Enroll in these
courses at either our Milton and Plymouth campus location. Classes
begin this Fall. For more information and for class schedules call
617-979-3547 or visit www.curry.edu/phr-sphr.
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Tuesday, September 14: New England Sinai Free Community Lecture Series begins with Don't Take Swallowing for Granted presented by the Sinai Speech-language and swallowing supervisor Jessica Ackerman. Held in Stoughton at the Brenner Conference Center at 7pm. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Please call 781-297-1336 to register
Wednesday, September 15: Workforce Career Fair 2010 at Lombardo's, 6 Billings Street, Randolph, 11am-3pm. Brought to you by the Enterprise, the Patriot Ledger, Wicked Local, MA one stop career centers, Plymouth/Quincy Career Centers. Opportunities in professional, technical, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and general openings.
Wednesday, September 15: Class at HarborOne U in Mansfield.
Simplify the College Search -
Presented by Meghan McDonough, Director
of Admissions at Anna Maria College, this session will offer advice to parents
and high school students on how to make the most of their college search
experience. Wed., September 15th
from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. For more
information, call Maureen at 508-895-1347 or visit www.harboroneu.com.
September 16-19: Greek Festival at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 457 Oak Street, Brockton
Thursday, September 16: Class at HarborOne U in Mansfield. Is
a reverse mortgage right for you? A reverse mortgage enables homeowners
age 62 and above to convert equity in their home into income. Homeowners do not
have to sell or leave their home, give up title, or take on new monthly
mortgage payments. This workshop will provide you with details and answer all
of your questions. Thurs., September 16th
from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be served. For more
information, call Maureen at 508-895-1347 or visit www.harboroneu.com.
Thursday, September 16:
"Can lean thinking work for entrepreneurs?",
program by Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum (SNEEF) at UMass Dartmouth,
Thursday, September 16, 5:30 p.m., Advanced Technology and Manufacturing
Center, 151 Martine Street, Fall River. Become
a 2010-11 member for only $75, and attend free. Event non-member cost $20 in advance, $25 at door, includes
refreshments. Register at www.sneef.umassd.edu.
Thursday, September 16: Free Prostate Cancer Screening and Early Detection Program at Good Samaritan Radiation Oncology Center, 818 Oak Street, Brockton, 5pm-6:30 pm. All men over 50, and men over 40 if African American or have a family history of prostate cancer, should be tested. The lab work and the prostate exam by a urologist are free and take less than 20 minutes. To register, please call Caritas DoctorFinder at 1-800-488-5959 to register.
September 17-19: Irish Festival at the Irish Cultural Centre of New England, 200 New Boston Drive, Canton. *Special discount for Chamber members- $10 per day or a weekend pass for $15. Come in to the Metro South Chamber office, 60 School Street, Brockton. Tickets will be mailed out soon after.
September 17-December 17: English for Employment at CareerWorks, 34 School Street, Brockton. 13 week course for those with English as a second language. 9am-12pm every Friday. Students must speak and understand English at an intermediate to advanced level. Learn to fill out job applications, write a resume, talk with managers, speak confidently and make a good impression, write thank you notes, work in a computer lap, and learn about us culture and employment. Call 508-513-3445 to register.
Wednesday, September 22: Open House for Old Colony Hospice. Come learn about our services for patients, families and the community. Take a tour of our newly renovated and expanded office space. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served. RSVP 781-341-4145 x 313. This event will take place 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at One Credit Union Way, Randolph MA, 3rd and 4th floors. This is also being hosted with HarborOne Credit Union and Brophy & Phillips.
Wednesday, September 22: Class at HarborOne U in Mansfield.
Organizing Tips, Tricks & Tools -
Remember the old adage, a place for everything and
everything in its place! Professional Organizer, Janine Cavanaugh will
share her tips and tricks on how to create functional, efficient and orderly
closets, drawers and cupboards. Discover simple, affordable solutions to
get and keep you organized. Wed.,
September 22nd from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. For more
information, call Maureen at 508-895-1347 or visit www.harboroneu.com.
Thursday, September 23: Class at HarborOne U in Mansfield.
First Time Home Buyer
Seminar - Make a well-informed
decision when you buy your first home. This workshop provides you the
opportunity to get answers to your questions from professionals involved in the
home buying process. Thursday, September
23rd from 6 - 9 p.m. Presented by Realtors Chris Layton and Kathy Doherty,
real estate attorney Roxanne Richard, Insurance Professional Kevin Malloy,
and regional lending managers from HarborOne Credit Union.
information, call Maureen at 508-895-1347 or visit www.harboroneu.com.
Thursday, September 23: Corporation for Public Management & Beacon Communities LLC presents Autumn Job Fair, 10am-2pm, 469 Pine Grove Drive, Brockton. Employers join us at no cost to an intimate job fair for CPM's Candidates and Beacon Management Residents. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Wanda Oyola, Employment Specialist/Case Mgr at 508-895-7106.
Thursday, September 23: WB Mason's Whatta Bargain Used Furniture Blow Out! 9am-4pm at 1010 West Chestnut Street, Brockton. Huge selection of office furniture, lateral files, sofas, storage cabinets, office chairs, and business machines. Free food and lots of prizes, including a raffle to win bruins seats on the glass. RSVP to your sales representative or email Kevin O'Mara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, September 24: Connecting your Business to the Commonwealth at the Metro South Chamber, 60 School Street, Brockton, 9am-2pm. Providing businesses that are interested in doing business with the Commonwealth training on where to find bidding opportunities, bidding process for Statewide and Departmental Contracts, where to find ARC procurement and grant opportunities, the NEW small Business Purchasing Program, overview of Comm-PASS and more. Brought to you by the MSCC, Operation Services Division, and Supplier Diversity Office and Program. To register, contact Lisa Keene at 508.586.0500 x 225 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, September 25: From 10-1pm, Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital
Pediatrics Department will be sponsoring an Asthma Camp to provide Asthma
education to residents of Brockton
and the surrounding communities. There will be various education stations going
over topics such as Asthma Disease, Environmental triggers, symptoms, along
with the opportunity to win great prizes and enjoy lunch with those in
attendance. To register, call 508-941-7550.
September 25 & 26: The Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts
announces its annual Fall yard sale, 9am-4pm at the APCSM Adoption Center (1300 West Elm St
Ext, Brockton). APCSM yard sales are
well known for their huge and varied selection of items and their bake sales
are famous for delicious home-baked treats. All proceeds raised from the sale go directly to providing homeless
animals with humane and compassionate care in their time of need. Donated items for the yard sale are welcome and may be dropped-off
at the adoption center now thru 9/18. For more information about
the yard sale or the APCSM, please call: 508-586-2053
or log-on to: www.apcsm.org
Sunday, September 26: Join New England Sinai for the "Stepping Up" Walkathon and help to support seniors. The 5k Walkathon begins and ends at the Striar YMCA at 445 Central Street in Stoughton. The walk begins at 9:30am, registration at 8:30am. Proceeds raised will
fund scholarships to Sinai's Adult Day Health Program, which has been providing
safe and attentive care since 1983. Walk individually, in
teams, become a sponsor or recommend sponsors who may be interested in
participating. Business/Corporate Sponsorship levels are: Gold - $5000,
Silver - $2500, Bronze - $1000, Brass - $500 and Copper - $250. For more information, contact Bettyann at 781-297-1328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, September 28: CareerWorks 2010 Job Fair, 9am-12pm at the Westgate Conference Center (former Holiday Inn), Brockton. As an employer, you face a buyer's market for qualified, highly skilled candidate for your open positions. Sign up by Friday, September 17 to take advantage of the $299 early registration fee. To download a registration form, visit http://www.careerworks.org/
Friday, October 1: Massachusetts Green Career Conference at the Holiday Inn in Marlborough. For more information, visit www.massgreencareers.com
Saturday, October 2: Restoring Lives and Homes, Teen Challenge Fundraising Banquet. 5pm- reception & silent auction. 6pm- dinner. Teen Challenge is located at 1315 Main Street, Brockton. Tickets are $30 per person or $250 for a table of 10. Call 508-586-1494. Program Advertisements and Sponsorships also available. Teen Challenge New England is a 15-21
month long term in-patient facility that helps teens and adults with life
controlling issues. We are a 501-c3 non-profit organization so your gifts are
fully tax deductable.
Each year we rely on businesses like
yours to help make our evening more memorable for the years to come. We hope
that you consider a contribution at any of our sponsorship levels or even an
In-Kind donation for our silent auction. Its business' like yours that help keep
our doors open.
Tuesday, October 5: SEED Corp, Bridgewater Savings, MSBDC and the MSCC present a free basic entrepreneurial workshop at Bridgewater Savings Bank, 620 County Road, Hanson. Registration at 8:30 am. Session 1: 9am-noon- Learn the fundamentals of planning, preparing for and financing your business. Session II: 1pm-4pm- Learn to understand financial statements and how they help to determine the health of your business. For registration/information, contact Tamarah at 508-822-1020.
October 14: Support Chamber Representative Andrew Milian of Liberty Mutual as he
participates in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Night Walk
The Walk will take place this year at the Boston Common on October 14,
2010. We're trying to recruit 25 walkers
and raise $2500. We're asking
employees/friends/loved ones to register for our Team by visiting our online
Team Page: http://pages.lightthenight.org/ma/BostonL10/AndrewMilian.
In addition, everyone
is encouraged to invite other co-workers, friends and family members to be part
of the team.
We encourage each walker on our team to raise $100 or more. Walkers
who raise $100 or more become a Champion For Cures
and will receive a special illuminated balloon, t-shirt and a
wristband for food on walk night.
Tuesday, October 19: Family & Community Resources Inc presents fall into Patriots tickets fund-razor. Win a pair of Patriots vs. Viking tickets for Sunday October 31st at Gillette stadium, with free parking and pregame pig roast tailgate party. Fund-razor will take place at McGuiggan's Pub, 546 Washington Street, Whitman Center on October 19, 5-7pm. $20 gets you complimentary appetizer buffet and free redhook ale on tap, and the chance to win the tickets. Purchase tickets at McGuiggan's or online at www.fcr-ma.org.
Sunday, October 24, 3
P.M. West Middle School , West Street Brockton, Brockton Symphony concert,
music of Franz Liszt with pianist Michael Lewin. For information telephone
508-588-3841 or www.brocktonsymphony.org
November 18: SEED's Annual Meeting at White's of Westport in Westport. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. For more information, visit www.seedcorp.com.
Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA
and Students $5 Children
under 12 Free, Wednesday
5:00-9:00pm Free. Open Tuesday- Sunday, 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays.Now on exhibit: "Boxed and their Makers." A show featuring the work of 32 contemporary woodworkers who have constructed conceptual and functional pieces that express their unique artistic visions and blur the boundaries of art and craft.
* ALL BROCKTON RESIDENTS ENJOY FREE ADMISSION
TO THE FULLER CRAFT MUSEUM EVERY DAY THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR, THANKS TO BANK OF AMERICA.
Henson Jackson Art Gallery & Framery
Trackside Plaza, 2 Canton Street, Suite 8, Stoughton
Open Monday-Wednesday, 10am- 5pm, Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday-Saturday, 10am-5pm, and Sunday by appointment. Contact 781-297-5520.
Colony Planning Council, the regional planning agency for Abington,
Avon, Bridgewater, Brockton, East Bridgewater, Easton, Halifax, Hanson,
Kingston, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Stoughton, West Bridgewater and
Whitman, is in the process of updating the Regional Transportation Plan.
Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) helps to determine how
federal and state funding will be spent on transportation infrastructure
and services in the next 20 years. Please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/2011RTP to fill out a survey
so that we may solicit
initiatives including mobility needs, quality-of-life and environmental
Reach Over 5,000 People-
Advertise on the New Brockton Maps & Restaurant Guide
The Metro South Chamber receives numerous daily requests from new arrivals, tourists and businesses for maps of the area. The first round of maps, produced earlier this year, sold out in 2 months. Due to high demand, the Chamber will be producing a new Brockton Street Map this Fall! The Brockton map is a double sided 4-color process publication containing a street guide, libraries, post offices, police departments, schools, hospitals and more. This year, the back side of the map will contain a restaurant listing of the City of Brockon.
When you advertised you will receive a numbered location on the map. Don't have time to create an ad? Our in house designer will create one for you free of charge. Full panels, 1/2 panels and 1/4 panels available. For more information, contact Alison van Dam at 508.586.0500 x 222, email email@example.com., or download the advertising agreement.
Metro South Chamber of CommerceRegistering for events has never been easier. Become a Season Ticket holder for Metro South's most informative and innovative programs and events.
2010/2011 Season Ticket
Includes all Good Morning Metro South Programs, Business After Hours, Annual Legislative Luncheon, ATHENA Award Breakfast, Small Business Awards Luncheon, and a ticket to the Taste of Metro South.
Only $175 for one seat, or $1080 for 4 seats. Download the flyer and fax back to 508.587.1340, mail back to the Metro South Chamber, 60 School Street, Brockton, or call Kim at 508.586.0500 x 231 for more information.
Advertise in the 2011 Book for Business
2010 Book for Business
The Metro South Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to publish the
2011 Book for Business, a four-color publication that includes a complete
membership directory and guide to the Metro South region, including town profiles, legislative information, a map of the region, and information on industrial parks, education, health care facilities and recreation.
The Chamber publishes 5,000
copies of the Book for Business distributes them to all chamber members, real
estate offices, town offices, colleges, hotels and families interested in
relocating to the Metro South region. Last
year, 4,000 books were mailed to area businesses
The Chamber invites your
business to advertise in the 2011 Book for Business.Reply by Monday, August 2, 2010 to secure
current advertising rates. Don't have the time or the funds to create an ad? Our talented designer will create an ad for you free of charge. Should you
have additional questions, please call Alison van Dam at 508-586-0500 ext. 222.
|Why Chamber of Commerce Members
Should Become Score CounselorsReason #8:
YOU WILL BE CHALLENGED AND STIMULATED HELPING SCORE CLIENTS DETERMINE THE BEST SOLUTIONS FOR THEIR BUSINESS PROBLEMS.
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Constellation NewEnergy Power Program: An Electricity aggregation program to help members better manage their energy costs.Expanded Health Insurance Services from Health Services Administrators (HSA): Introducing the One Resource Solution website, offering up to dating information and resources to help you, your business and employees find the best plan.
Join the Chamber This Month
You Will Receive:
· 1 FREE member listing in the Action Report newsletter (distribution of 30,000)= OVER $1,100.00 IN PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS
· FREE Mini Member Profile with Photo in the Action Report (see page 12)
· 2 FREE listings in the 2011 Book for Business distributed to 5,000 businesses
· FREE 2010 Member Directory
· FREE set of Membership labels (over 700 businesses)
· FREE listing in Chamber online directory with a hotlink to your website
· FREE admittance to your first 2 Chamber After Hours Networking Event
· 5 FREE 30 second radio spots on WXBR Radio AM 1460
· FREE opportunity to promote your events in the E-Update (3,000 people)
· Group Health Insurance, Comcast Savings, and Energy Purchasing Program
(Base Rate is $295 + $5 per full time employee)
Metro South Chamber Social Network
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Please take a
moment to sign up at mymetrosouthchamber.ning.com.
This site has a lot of potential in the
future for maintaining a strong Chamber and a strong business community. Over 80 Chamber members have already joined.
Contact Alisonat 508.586.0500 x 222 if you have any questions.
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A new video component has been added to the Metro South Chamber of Commerce website!
Watch videos from the 2009 Small Biz Awards Featuring Jeff Taylor, Monster.com and
Eons.com creator.Watch Videos here
60 second commercials written and produced by the Chamber currently running on NECN and BCA
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