A Special Celebration of Your Business



The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce is always eager to welcome a new business to our organization and help introduce you to the community or to celebrate the expansion of existing business. A ribbbon cutting event is the time to showcase what your business has to offer! RIbbon Cutting

Your business must meet the following criteria:

 

  • Opened its doors in the last 12 months

  • Changed ownership or under new management

  • Moved to a new location

  • Has been remodeled or expanded at its present location


The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will work with you to help make your grand opening and/or ribbon cutting a success for your business.   From our experience, you can expect anywhere from 5 to 50 people in attendance. This depends on a number of factors, the most essential being the promotional efforts to invite your contacts to your special event.

 

The Chamber's Role: 

  • List your Event on the Chamber Website Calendar

  • Announce your Event in Member News

  • Announce Event on the Chamber Facebook and Twitter pages

  • Invite: Elected Officials, Chamber Board of Directors, Ambassador Committee, Chamber Staff, and Media Contacts

  • Provide Ribbon, Large Ceremonial Scissors and Conduct the Event

  • Post a brief article your company with picture on our blog

  • Post pictures on Facebook & Twitter after event

  • Print picture in newsletter

  • Post picture & announcement on cable television


The Member Business Role:

  • Work with chamber staff to select a date & time 4 weeks in advance

  • Invite: Customers and Prospect, Friends & Family, Neighboring Businesses

  • Offer a free gift, drawing or giveaway

  • Put out balloons & sign

  • Offer light food and beverage to your guests.  If it is a morning event, coffee and pastry, or for an afternoon event plan on soft drinks, cheese & crackers and/or one or two light appetizers.


We strongly encourage you to utilize the services of another member of the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce who would be more than happy to work with you on related food or service.  See a full list of restaurants, caterers, bar service personnel, click here.

 

To make the most of this special celebration, assure availability of elected officials and/or Chamber staff, and avoid conflicts with other Chamber programs or functions, please schedule your event with the Chamber as early as possible. Remember, the earlier you contact us, the better. 

The event can be as simple or elaborate as you choose. Contact Maria Terris, our Event Coordinator, for more information. 


To view a calendar of upcoming special events, click here.