Ways to Market Your Business through the Chamber
For many businesses the decision to join the Chamber is a marketing strategy. In addition to business referrals to your company, the Chamber also offers many cost-effective opportunities to maximize your company’s exposure and reach new customers through targeted advertising, marketing, sponsorships, ribbon cuttings, and more. For more information on Marketing Opportunities, please contact the Chamber office at 620.227.3119 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber Network Mailing
Supply 800 pre-printed copies of your message (8 ½” X 11”) and we’ll insert it in the newsletter, mailed directly to the entire Chamber membership. This network mailing is done every month. There is a reservation required and it is limited to 25 members.
Feature Business of the Month
When you sign up to be Feature Business of the Month you are taking the opportunity to promote your business. With this you receive one visual display in the Chamber Office. This display will be viewed by hundreds of visitors from out of town and Dodge City. This is your chance to show off your business. Items used for the display can include business cards, pamphlets, sales flyers, coupons, or product. Be as creative as you want. In addition, you can write your own article describing your business and highlighting your specialties in “The Business Advantage” monthly newsletter as well as a feature article on the Chamber’s website.
Display ads are located at the bottom of the interior pages of the newsletter. Size of ad is 2” x 2”. We have 25 spaces available and the ads are located in the same spot every issue. The investment includes 11 issues that are distributed to over 800 Chamber Members.
The Chamber holds luncheons each year. The luncheon agendas are a variety of business related topics that may include the latest demographics, community issues, political speakers, etc. The luncheons include annual reports from city and county officials as well as the education community. The formats are lively and the sponsor receives ten (10) minutes to report about his or her business. For your investment you receive a 24 X 30 poster board with logo at the front entrance. Table tents with logo on all tables inside. Name recognition and logo on all promotional material prior to the luncheon. And finally, you are mentioned in the “The Business Advantage” monthly newsletter. What a way to advertise your business to over 800 Chamber Members.
Dodge City Days Sponsorships
The Chamber coordinates the 2nd largest festival in Kansas, “Dodge City Days.” For ten (10) days, the old west comes to life in Dodge City. Each day brings new excitement to the Dodge City area. If your business would like to be a part of Dodge City Days there are many different ways to achieve your goal. We offer several different levels of sponsorships. Pick the one that meets your needs and let the celebration begin. The Dodge City Days Kickoff is held on Thursday before the celebration.
Relocation Packet Inserts
The Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce provides newcomer packets to anyone who is coming to the Dodge City area. These packets are requested by phone and in person. Membership in the Chamber gives you the opportunity to use the newcomer packets as a networking tool. Approximately 600 packets are distributed annually.
Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce produces a Membership Directory. There are 2500 copies printed and distributed each year. They are given to all newcomers to our community and also those inquiring about moving here. Each Chamber Member is automatically featured in the publication twice: once alphabetically and once under the category of your choice. If you would like more exposure in this directory, you can add additional listings or place an advertisement. The cost for an additional listing in the directory is just $25.00.