Ribbon Cuttings and Mixers

Ribbon Cuttings and Mixers

COVID-19 Business Resources in Monterey County, California

Ribbon Cuttings and Mixers

Ribbon Cuttings and Mixers can help promote your new membership, location, business milestone, new staff members, expansion or any other occasion of your choice. They’re also great opportunities to meet other business owners and members of the community.

RIBBON CUTTINGS

  • Typically held on Tuesday or Thursday evenings
  • Includes ribbon and gold-plated oversize scissors
  • Marketing includes listings on MPCC’s web based event calendar, Chamber Connection e-Newsletter, social media and in ChamberLink in the Monterey Herald
  • Ambassadors, Board Members, community members and MPCC associates attend
  • A post-event photo and recap will be published in ChamberLink, posted on social media and featured in our Tuesday Chamber Connection e-Newsletter
  • Investment Fee: $350

 

MIXERS

  • Held once or twice a month, typically on Thursdays
  • Host provides food and refreshments
  • Entry fee is $10/member and $20/prospective member
  • Marketing includes listings on MPCC’s website event calendar, Tuesday’s Chamber Connection e-Newsletter, social media and published in ChamberLink
  • Ambassadors, Board Members, community members and MPCC associates attend
  • A post-event photo and recap will be published on our website, social media and others

Ribbon Cuttings and Mixers 101

Who to invite?
Customers, neighboring businesses, suppliers, prospects, personal friends and family and community leaders

How to promote?
Prepare an in-store flyer/announcement, promote on social media and/or send an email campaign to clients/customers; offer business card drawings and have collateral materials (business cards, brochures, flyers) available in various locations during the event

Serve refreshments!
Small bites and a variety of beverages are key. Prepare your own, hire a caterer or partner with a Chamber Member restaurant/caterer/winery for shared publicity. Offer alcoholic beverages (wine, beer, champagne) through a licensed outfit as well as non-alcoholic beverages (water, soft drinks, coffee, iced tea)

Contact [email protected]or call (831) 648-5350 for more info.