Promote Your Business Through the VAC
Continuous Sponsorship Program (CSP)
CSP allows you the opportunity to increase your company’s visibility in the community. Raise your profits through exposure and heightened image in the marketplace.
- Your company will be identified as a CSP member at our major events:
Annual Installation of Officers
Business of the Year Awards
Governmental Issues Forum
Annual Hob Nob
- You’ll receive special recognition in the Community Guide and Membership Directory, which is distributed to 12,000 members and visitors.
- Your company name will be listed on email blasts to VACC members, as well as on all emails generated by Chamber staff.
- Additionally, each week, you will be recognized in the Chamber's E-Blast which is distributed to all Chamber members.
Contact the Membership and Sales Director, for further information by calling 488-2236.
There's no better way to get your name out there than to literally put it in their hands! Place a four color print ad in either of our Chamber publications:
- The Annual Membership Directory and Community Guide
- The Visitors' Guide. See details below.
- Also consider putting an ad onto our Area Street Map. A beautiful, glossy map of the Venice Area that visitors refer to and keep with them during their stay.
Learn more about advertising in the Chamber's publications by clicking here or contact the Membership and Sales Director, for further information by calling 488-2236.
Four color banner ads are now available on the Chamber's website! With over 15,000 unique visitors each month, this is an excellent opportunity to brand your business! Banner ads begin at $600 per year. You can supply your own banner ad, or we will be happy to design the ad for you for only $100. The banner ads can be hyperlinked directly to your website, or to a specific page in your website.
Lighted Lobby Display
Promote your business in the Chamber's Visitors' Center - the only tourist information center in the Venice Area! With over 20,000 visitors coming into our office annually, the lighted lobby displays are an eye catching way to showcase your business! Click here for further details!
The Consumer EXPO held in October is a way you can get your products and services directly in front of the area consumer. Over 3,000 residents and visitors attended the two-day EXPO last year to view the 90 VACC exhibitors.
Network Lunch Sponsor
The VACC is offering Event Sponsorships for our monthly Network Lunch. The benefits of sponsoring a VACC Network Lunch gets your business name and logo in all VACC email blasts that go out to our 1,100 VACC members, recognition and a three minute commercial at the Network Lunch, business name and logo displayed on tent cards at the event, and named recognition at the monthly business meeting, Wake Up Venice. This is a great opportunity and a way for you to promote your products & services with an audience of 50 plus in attendance! The cost is only $99 for a sponsorship fee! Contact Chamber Staff at 488-2236 or email@example.com if you are interested in being one of the VACC's Network Lunch event sponsors!
New Member Reception Sponsor
The Chamber's New Member Receptions are networking events which are held quarterly to give new Chamber members the tools they need to utilize their Chamber membership to its fullest. Typically having
- Your company name/logo on the invitations
- Your company name/logo on table tents at the event
- Free tabletop at the event to display business cards and brochures
- A 3-minute commercial about your company to the attending audience
Business After Five (BAF) Table Tops
Our most popular networking & spotlight tool, the BAF Table top is an effective way to meet with area business professionals while showcasing your products and services. For only $50.00 per tabletop, you will be supplied with a table, and the opportunity to speak to over 150 business leaders at the VACC's monthly after hours networking event. Please contact Chamber staff for more information and availability.
Show your support of the Chamber by becoming a sponsor of one or more of our special events. Event sponsorships are available for the following VACC events:
- Annual Banquet
- Governmental Issues Forum
- Business of the Month Award
- Business of the Year Awards
- Golf Challenge
- Hob Nob
- New Member Reception
- Network Lunch
- VAYP Events
- Senior Outreach Committee Community Programs
Make sure your business is included in the Membership Directory & Community Guide, the premier Chamber publication which is mailed out to all internet and phone inquiries requesting visitor and relocation information about the area!
Don't miss this opportunity to place your display ad in this informative publication which is distributed to over 10,000 area visitors and residents! It's one of the most affordable advertising opportunities available!
Contact the VACC Membership Director at (941) 488-2236 • firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up now!
PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS FOR FREE
As a benefit of your Chamber membership, you are encouraged to place your business cards and brochures in our Visitors' Center at the Chamber office (space permitting, first-come-first-served).
Also, did you know one of the best ways to create brand and name recognition is to directly interact with your potential customers? Get involved! Join a VACC committee - work side by side with other business owners to build rapport and become a familiar name/face in the community. We have five committees currently, one is sure to fit your target market.
You can also assist your marketing goals by attending the Chamber's four networking events each month. Come rub elbows with your peers and get to know them on a one-to-one basis. You may also donate door prizes (with your company name/logo on them, of course!) to any of our events.
Ribbon Cuttings for new businesses, or for your new location, is another service that the VACC offers to its members for FREE. If you've just opened a new business, or have completely remodeled, or have expanded, please call Chamber Staff at 488-2236 to schedule a ribbon cutting. This is a wonderful occasion to act as a host and introduce other VACC members to your location, as well as inform them of your products and services.
Additionally, the VACC encourages its members to post on our Facebook Fan Page! http://www.facebook.com/VeniceAreaChamberofCommerce
Tell our members and fans about your latest news, special offers, and incentives! Make comments on our posts, share your business related photos, get your name and your company out there!
As a Chamber member, we encourage you to get the most of your membership dollars. You membership dues open the doors for you to our incredible Chamber family, but it's the time that you commit to the VACC that really benefits your marketing efforts and bottom line. Please take advantage of these benefits of membership listed above and feel free to contact the staff of the Chamber at any time if we can be of assistance to you. (941) 488-2236.