MEM (Membership, Events and Marketing) Committee


The MEM Committee is the backbone of Chamber operations. This committee explores new and existing strategies for attracting, retaining and engaging members.  This group plans compelling events for members to network and mingle in unique and diverse environments. The focus of this committee is to reach out to current and prospective members and effectively communicate the value of active involvement within the Chamber community and beyond.

This committee is responsible for overseeing events and activities that relate to:

Membership
Outreach to prospects
Reviewing benefits with new members
Periodic member check-ins
Event Invitations
Facilitating member connections
Referrals
Ribbon cuttings

Events
Quarterly Venice Connect Mixers
Monthly Happy Hours
Annual Business Expo
Sign Lighting Events
Workshops and Luncheons

Marketing
Weekly emails
Social Media
Website – directory, calendar, e-coupons & news
Press Releases
Sponsored event and marketing opportunities

Combining the efforts of membership, events and marketing, creates a super-group that supports  the Chamber, its individual committees and members.  The MEM team meets monthly, provides continuing person-power for events and additional assistance as needed.

Co-Chairs:
Laura Gonyaw/Tax and Insurance Consultant – Membership
Sheelagh Cullen/HCH Inc. – Events
Kate Willson/Light on Lotus – Marketing