LET YOUR BUSINESS BE SEEN & HEARD
The Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce offers our members many different ways to market their business. Check out all of the different ways you can let your business be seen and heard. Click on the buttons below for more information.
Chamber Day is an annual event where Chamber Staff and Volunteers go out and visit Chamber Member businesses and deliver their new Membership Directory! This is a great opportunity to volunteer and introduce yourself and your business to other Chamber members. For more information on Chamber Day check out our Members page.
Do you have something you would like to promote? If you do you should try our E-blast program! Where you can reach over 2,500 Chamber Member representatives quickly while making a major impression with your message. E-blasts cost $150 per send out which means you are only paying $0.06 per impression!
We guarantee that no other paid advertisement will go out on the day of your e-blast. This gives you the most bang for your buck!
Contact Megan Berry to schedule your E-blast. (Don't wait! They fill up quickly!)
KEARNEY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE E-BLAST RULES & POLICIES
The Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce will approve any and all E-blasts sent out to members and has the right to refuse any copy or content not appropriate or of interest to our members.
The Chamber has the right to control when E-blasts are scheduled.
E-blasts are a marketing tool available only to Chamber Members. That rate will be reviewed annually by the Chamber staff.
E-blasts are to be sent at a rate of one per day, with the exception of Mondays which is reserved for the Week at a Glance, our weekly newsletter, and the first Tuesday of the month, for our Agenda monthly newsletter.
Non-profits, businesses & individuals who are not members of the Chamber will not have access to our E-blast program.
6. Imagery/Copy is preferred to be sent to the Chamber a week prior to scheduled e-blast date. If materials are not received 3 days prior to scheduled e-blast date, a $25 late fee charge will be applied.
7. If materials are not received or member decides not to use their scheduled e-blast date, businesses will be charged a $100 cancelation fee and non-profits will be charged $50.
8. Don’t have time to design your own materials? If you would like the Chamber to help you out with your e-blast design there would be an additional $50 design fee.
Have an event coming up and looking for a way to share it? With your Chamber Membership you can add your events to our Event Calendar! Not only does your event post on our calendar you also get added to our Week At A Glance weekly newsletter e-blast are are listed under Kearney Events. This is a great FREE tool for Chamber Memberships to use to add additional promotion to their event. Week At A Glance is sent out to 2,500 Chamber Member representatives each Monday. Click on the below button to check out what events are happening in Kearney or if you are a Chamber Member add your event to our calendar!
Follow the below instructs to post your event today:
1. Click on Events page
2. Click on "Submit New Event" link in the grey boxed area
3. Fill in Event Details
4. Submit Event
Please note it does take anywhere from 1 - 2 business days for an event to be approved.
Each year we offer many opportunities for our Chamber Members to market their business by sponsoring our events. Below are the current events we offer during the year that Members can sponsor:
The Annual Meeting is an event that celebrates our Chamber Members and the Kearney Business Community and reflects on the pervious year's accomplishments. Each year we bring in a different speaker and also have an award ceremony celebrating the hard working members in our community as well as celebrate outgoing board members and the new Chamber Board-Chair. If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact our Marketing & Event Director. For more information about this event check out our Annual Meeting event page by clicking on the button below.
KEARNEY GOLF CLASSIC
The Kearney Golf Classic is where networking and golfing collide together to make for a great day! This is a four person scramble tournament with prizes for our top 3 teams in each flight. There are plenty of chances for networking and winning prizes. For more questions please contact our Marketing & Event Director. For more information about this event check out our Kearney Golf Classic event page by clicking on the button below.
Kearney Oktoberfest is an annual event that provides the opportunity to sample and learn more about a variety of craft beer styles from across the state of Nebraska as well as amazing local food vendors. This event also features a traditional keg tapping ceremony, fun games and competitions and Polka & Live music! If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact our Marketing & Event Director. For more information about this event check out our Kearney Oktoberfest event page by clicking on the button below.
Please join us as we celebrate the holidays and another great year at the Chamber! We will have fantastic food and a couple of drinks and chances to win some amazing prizes. If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact our Marketing & Event Director. For more information about this event check out our Holiday Reception event page by clicking on the button below.
With your Chamber Membership we offer many ways to network and grow your business connections. These events range from morning get togethers called Coffee & Company (C&C) to evening events call Business After Hours (BAH), these are just two of our most popular networking events that allow you to showcase your business and services to other Chamber Members.
We also added a new event to help you celebrate big milestones in your business, these events are call our Very Important Party or (VIP) event. We schedule one VIP event a quarter.
Two great ways to kick off the start of your business is with either a Ground Breaking (BG) or a Ribbon Cutting (RC). This gives you chance to have your business welcomed into the Chamber Team. All of these events are schedule with our Membership & Program Director and you can find more detailed information about them on our Members page.
NEWSLETTER AD SPACE
Looking for a cost effective way to market your business? Our monthly Agenda newsletter offers just that! The Agenda provides information on upcoming Chamber events, as well as photos from past Ribbon Cuttings, Coffee & Company and Business After Hours; as well as information about what's happening at the Chamber and what our Committees are up to.
This newsletter is sent to over 2,400 Chamber Member representatives, is also sent out by the Kearney Hub to an additional 15,000 community e-mails. Our Agenda is also posted on our website so you can check out past Agendas to know what we have been up to at the Chamber.
Looking to place an ad in our Agenda? See below costs:
Cost is $200 for 12 ads
Ad Size: 2x2 inches
Dates: 1st Tuesday of each month
Availability: Spots are still available
Cost is $600 for 12 ads
Ad Size: 2x6 inches
Dates: 1st Tuesday of each month
Availability: Not Available
If you would like more information about placing an ad in our monthly Agenda, contact our Marketing & Event Coordinator.
If you would like to check out our monthly Agenda newsletters click the button below:
Another great way to get your business noticed on our website is to take advantage of our website ad. There is a limited to three businesses.
Banner on Home Page
Banner on 3 Key Pages
Banner on business directory search page
Top 3 Category Placement
Banner in Category
Logo Next to Listing
WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week at a Glance is our weekly e-newsletter that gives you all of the updated on what's going on at the Chamber and in Kearney each week. This newsletter reaches over 2500 Chamber Members representatives and is sent every Monday. By advertising in the Week at a Glance you will get to place a banner ad at the top of the email. Limit to one advertiser cost is $50 per send out, Week at a Glance gets sent out 52 times a year. The cost of this prime ad space is $2600. If you would like to know more about this ad spot please contact our Marketing & Event Director.