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2016 PROGRAM OF ACTION Marketing/Member Networking (continued) • Continue to increase Chamber presence in the media regarding its available information, programs, events, membership benefits and development activity. • Continue Hosting and Maintaining Sunflower Fair and LPAC websites • Maintain link on Chambers website for Commercial Real Estate through the Northwest Indiana Realtors Association. • Maintain link on Chambers website for Industrial Real Estate through the Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation. • Continue Christmas season promotion/buy local campaign • Expand participation and promotion in the Chamber Buck gift certificate program with a possibility of implementing gift cards in 2015 • Act as a liaison to the Business Improvement District • Conduct 6 Chamber Luncheons/Breakfasts • Conduct 4 Business after Hours • Conduct 10 Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies • Conduct a Salute to Business Luncheon • Conduct 2 Chamber Speed Networking events • Conduct a State of the City Luncheon • Conduct a Spring and Fall Economic Briefing with Purdue North Central. • Conduct 3 Various Business Seminars • Conduct La Porte Chamber Day at Four Winds Field • Continue co-sponsoring the Santa Parade and operation of Santa Chalet • Continue to be Chamber liaison to the following City Committees: La Porte Main Street, Business Improvement District Board, and Redevelopment Commission. • Continue to serve on the GLEDC Board. • Continue to serve on the NIPSCO Citizen’s Advisory Committee, Howmet Citizen’s Advisory Committee, and Indiana Toll Road Citizen’s Advisory Committee and the Regional Development Corporation. • Continue to serve on the Northwest Indiana Chamber Executive Legislative Policy Board and the Indiana Federation of Chambers, the North Central Chamber Coalition with documentation, and US 30 Coalition. • Report to Board on any significant itemsthat affect Chamber businesses (items of a non-confidential nature). • Continue to be a referral source for Chamber Member business to parties interested in doing business locally. 8


2016 - 2017 La Porte Buyers Guide and Membership Directory
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