April Newsletter
2019 Strategic Planning

When: Wednesday April 17, 2019 @ 2pm

Where: Stettler Regional Board of Trade
REMINDER:
This month's Executive Directors Meeting has been changed to:

April 23, 2019 @ Noon
Stettler Bag Ban Survey
Take the survey
300 Million pairs of shoes end up in landfills each year
Cindy at Sneakers Plus is organizing a shoe drive in support of Superfluity, the Mustard Seed, & more.

If you are interested in participating please contact her at 403-742-0258 or email her here .
*DATE CHANGE*
Upcoming Events from the Board of Trade:
April
April 10 @ 9:30 am

In this workshop you’ll see how local organizations are shifting their focus from special events to activity days, providing a far better return on investment for downtown retailers, restaurants and other local businesses.
May
May 22 @ 9:30 am

In this workshop you’ll see how to develop a programmed plaza, at little or no cost, and how to activate it on a shoestring budget. Remember, plazas are simple spaces programmed with activities, not just special events. We’ll show you how to get it done within a month from the time you finish seeing this presentation
For more information on these Webinars or to stream them at home please visit Destination Development
Make sure you save the date for these upcoming networking events! These social experiences serve as a great way to interact with fellow business owners, build partnerships, share experiences, and create mentorship opportunities.
Do you have an Administrative Professional in your life who deserves some appreciation?

Why not send them to the Board of Trade’s Administrative Professionals Luncheon?

Tickets are on sale now, contact us for more details or to reserve yours!
The Stettler Regional Board of Trade is looking for " Swag Bag " items as well door prizes for this event. If you like to donate please contact Donna.
Community Events Newsletter
Did you forget to sign up for the Community Events Newsletter again?
Don't miss out on your chance to turn Stettler's Community Events in to business opportunities! Sign up for the Community Events Weekly Newsletter and stay in the know. Email Hayley or sign up Here
Tickets on sale now
& going fast!


Farm to Fork VIP Bus Tour: $25.00 each
Long Table Dinner: $60.00 each
Main Street Dance: $5.00 @ the Gate
Package Tour, Dinner, & Dance: $75.00


For more information visit the Taste of the Heartland Website
Don't miss your opportunity!

Registration Now Open
Would you prefer to volunteer or be a committee member?
Contact Stacey or call 403-742-3181
Upcoming events that will bring a crowd:

2019 Stettler Trade Show: April 12th - 14th

Girls Fastball Tournament: May 31st - June 2nd

West Coast Amusement Midway Days: June 4th & 5th

Steel Wheel Stampede: June 7th & 8th

Western U19 Fastball Tournament: August 2nd - 5th

Canadian Final Rodeo (Red Deer): October 29th - November 3rd

& More!

So, what does that mean for local businesses?
The customers are coming, so what can you do to turn that in to sales?

Events like these are a great way to cater your businesses and services to the people they are drawing in. Get together with other business owners and the Board of Trade to create opportunities for you to succeed. February's presentation with Cathy Forner was based around this concept and there is knowledge to share!
F or more information or to book a room please contact the Stettler Board of Trade at 403-742-3181 or email Hayley
Business to Business Offers
Rairdan Services, Inc introduces StettlerBiz.com.

A low cost, high impact web site collective for Stettler businesses.
Get your web page by calling 403-743-0347
or email   wendy@rairdanservices.ca
Riverside Operating is offering the first night of patrol at 50% off.

For more information on services and rates do not hesitate to contact Dale.
Member to Members Discount

If you have a product or special you would like to offer to other businesses or business owners please let us know and we will include it in our upcoming newsletter.

Email Hayley or call 403-742-3181
Stettler Board of Trade, 6606-50 Ave, 403-742-3181, WEBSITE