Fall Fest needs YOU!
Frankfort Fall Festival is seeking volunteers for this year's Fest over Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 4-6.
Whether you can give us three hours or three days, we need your help to bring back this annual tradition that draws artisans from across the country and visitors from all over the Midwest!
Want more information? Attend a Fall Fest Volunteer Orientation at 6:30pm, Wednesday, June 23 at the Village Hall 432 W. Nebraska St. Register here
Can't make it on the 23rd? Please sign up here and indicate in the comments sections what days and times you are available to work at Fest and we will reach out to you.
We will also have another New Volunteer Meeting at 7pm, Wednesday, July 21 at the Village Hall. Register here
Promote YOUR business to the 1000s of residents and visitors who attend Frankfort Fall Festival over Labor Day Weekend!
Frankfort Fall Festival is consistently named among the Top 10 Arts & Crafts Fairs in the country. It boasts about 300 artisans from across the country and visitors from near and far. The Chamber is proud to offer YOU, our members, a variety of opportunities to promote your business during this annual event in historic downtown Frankfort.
Opportunities include the following.
See link below for more information on each
Festival Fan Sponsors (3 available)
Festival Guide Book Advertisement (limited space)
Chamber Booth (6 available)
Breidert Green Entertainment Sponsors (3 available)
The Garden Entertainment Sponsors (4 available)
Artisan & Volunteer Water Sponsors SOLD OUT
Artisan & Volunteer Coffee Sponsors SOLD OUT
Fall Fest sponsorship/ad opportunities are reserved for Chamber Members only and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. We expect all opportunities to sell out for this highly anticipated event so
call Kris at the Chamber today, 815-469--3356!
Details on each opportunity here
Fall Fest Parade Application
Frankfort Claim you spot in the 2021 Frankfort Fall Fest Parade! Frankfort Chamber members receive complimentary entry into this annual Frankfort tradition that will step off at 1pm, Sunday, Sept. 5 during Frankfort Fall Fest. Entry deadline July 2.
More information and application here
Watch the 2019 parade below.
Open and download
Ribbon Cutting flyer here
Join us for a
Food, drinks, networking, concert, sponsorships and more!
Thursday, August 5
Open and download flyer here
July Meet, Greet & Network
at Dancing Marlin!
Open and download flyer here
Open and download Concert flyer here
Only a couple foursomes left!
Click on the brochure below to open and download for more information.
You may register online here or
download a registration form here
Tools for Success: Navigating the New Normal
Experts in their fields will show you all you need to know—from legal considerations to best practices in digital advertising; from brand identity to effective sales techniques; from actionable advice on marketing and communication best practices to help your small business succeed in 2021 & beyond.
Open and download flyer with more details here
Third Wednesday of the month
Members: $15 each
Non-Members: $20 each
July 14: 9-10am
The Art of Pivoting: Strategies for Developing a Flexible
Business Model for the Future presented by Julie Shields, USASBE (US Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship)
for July 14
Aug. 18: 9-10am
Sales and Marketing to Help You Dominate Your Market presented by Bill Guertin-the 800-Pound Gorilla
for August 18
2021 "Welcome to Frankfort" Gift Bag program
Get your business information in the hands of every new Frankfort resident in 2021—an estimated 400 to 600 people who are eager to learn about their new community, and local products and services. More information and registration here
If you'd like to offer a discount or special offer to fellow chamber members, send information on your offer to firstname.lastname@example.org
Frankfort Chamber members now have access to special partner discounts every time they shop at the Frankfort Staples store.
Enrollment is required. To enroll, log into your Chamber account at www.frankfortchamber.com and look for the Member 2 Member Deals where you will find a registration link. Once you enroll, your discount should be active within 24 hours. More information here
CHAMBER MEMBER NEWS,
OFFERS & EVENTS
Shaw Media wants to know your favorite businesses for its 2021 Best of Lincoln-Way Readers' Choice Awards! They have more than 60 categories to choose from including Health & Beauty, Food & Drink, Professional Services, House & Home and more. Find the category for your business and be sure to ask your customers to vote for you!
Voting is open through June 11. You may vote once per day, per category. The top two winning businesses will be recognized in a special section published on July 28.
Vote for yourselves and your fellow chamber members!!!! View the ballot and vote here
The nomination phase is fast approaching for Southland Your Times Southland’s BEST 2021 Awards! Only the top 5 businesses in each category will move on to the voting round. Get ready to vote in your favorites! If you nominate at least 25 times, you are automatically entered in to win a $100 Visa gift card!
Nominations run June 1-20. Voting runs July 29-August 29. Winners announced October 7.
Frankfort Arts Association will host its 2nd Annual Art on the Green on September 12 at Breidert Green.
Here's an opportunity to place an ad in the event guide to support this great local organization AND
promote your business to all the visitors.
Secure your sponsorship here
2021 Summer Fest, July 16 at CD&ME. Three bands, raffles, dancing, food and refreshments. Visit www.lincolnwaysummerfest.com for tickets and event details or call 815-462-2976 to reserve your table!
$10,000* All-American Golf Ball Drops! The fundraisers will be at Sanctuary Golf Course in New Lenox on:
Monday, July 5-Second Drop
Tuesday, Sept. 7-Third Drop
No more than 1000 balls will be sold for each drop, and you can enter all drops at once. Details at www.lwballdrop.givesmart.com or call 815-462-2976
Half Marathon and 10K on September 18. Lace up your shoes and join us for a run through the beautiful historic downtown Frankfort, Hickory Creek Forest Preserve and Old Plank Trail! Visit www.lincolnwayhalfmarathon.weebly.com for more information.
Find It In Frankfort
To add your business to the list of Chamber members that accept the Find It In Frankfort e-gift cards, email email@example.com
O'Neill & Gaspardo
Dr. John J. Dietche & Assoc.
Pathways Therapeutic Services
Park Ace Hardware
Glory Bee Gift Shop
New Life Church Cadets
Village of Frankfort
Kidswork Children's Museum
Edward Jones, Brett Schaibley
Law Offices of Demetrius Karo Ltd.
Riverside Health Care
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
The Lasr Lair
The Dance Co.
St. Peters United Church of Christ
FlipSwitch Social Media
Great Space LLC
Prestwick Management Robinson Engineering
F45 Training, Frankfort
Katula Home Inspection
Consortio Wealth Strategies
Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt
MW Brady Law Firm
Shark Shredding & Document Management
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