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Where Do We Go From Here? Post-Covid Membership presented by Cathi Hight
5/24/2022
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2022 IACCE Fall Conference Member Registration
11/2/2022 - 11/4/2022
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2022 IACCE Fall Conference Non-member Registration
11/2/2022 - 11/4/2022
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Events in the month of February 2022


Monday, February 7, 2022
Many chambers are seeing long-term members drop. In this webinar, we will discuss what engagement means to different member segments, how to define and measure chamber value and engagement, and how to increase overall engagement. Key to engagement is value, we will also discuss strategies and tips for educating potential members on the value of their chamber investment.  Helping members to see your value beyond events and ribbon cuttings.  Discussion on tips for sharing why it’s important to invest even if the potential member has limited time to be involved.  Help your renewing members, prospects, and your business community understand the value that their investment brings to your overall mission and what engagement can mean to their company or business. 

This webinar is presented by Shari Pash - www.sharipash.com

Monday, February 7, 2022
Join our Zoom call with SBAC President Elliot Richardson will be joining us to talk about legislation which was filed to provide financial support to local chambers of commerce which lost revenue between 2019 and 2020.  We will discuss an immediate action plan for this legislation given the short time period by which it must be moved out of committee.  We will also discuss legislation on the Back to Business grant program and other recently filed legislation.

The Chambers All In for Economic Recovery will also give us an update on legislation that they've filed.

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Friday, February 18, 2022
This webinar is for chambers who haven't visited with legislators in Springfield to learn how to make appointments and how to prepare to meet with your legislators. It will also cover  how to meet with your legislators in their districts.

Mike Murphy, CEO of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce, former State Representative and Madeline Herman, former legislative staffer, and public policy director of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce will discuss all you need to know to have a successful visit -- in Springfield or in their district office -- with your legislator. 
 

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