Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Newsletter
Week of  April  16, 2018 
Welcome  New Members
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What's Happening?

Luxury Wine and Chocolate Experience
Date: April 19, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 

Lindsay Wildlife Experience


Join us for the Cougar Classic,
Carondelet's Annual Golf Tournament!Monday, April 30

Mustache Harbor Band
Kicks off the First 
Walnut Creek First Wednesdays!
May 2nd, 2018
Cancer Support Community
S a t u r d a y , M a y 1 9 
 8 : 3 0 A M - 1 2 : 3 0 P M
H e a t h e r F a r m P a r k  
Upcoming Concerts

See What's Playing  Click here 

2018 Installation Luncheon & UXL Awards

Left to right: Mary Brooks, Tim Argenti, Linda Rimac Colberg, Francene Anderson, Baine Landberg      
The Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau held its annual Installation Luncheon and UXL Awards ceremony on Monday, April 9. Mary Brooks, Board Chair for 2017-2018, reviewed the past year's many accomplishments and then passed the gavel to Tim Argenti, our incoming Board Chair.

The Chamber took the opportunity to recognize and thank our harding working Committee Chairs, and outgoing board members, Eddie Adair, Walnut Creek Marriott; Rocco Biale, Rocco's Ristorante & Pizzeria; Lynette Busby, Contra Costa Center Transit Village; Linda Rimac Colberg, Writer, Editor, Author, and Writing Coach; and Bonnie Waters, Changes Salon & Day Spa. Once again, we thank you for your commitment to the Chamber! We also recognized the continuing commitment of our  current board members , and welcomed Kevin Cabral, Renaissance ClubSport; Ron Mintz, Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty; Heather Schiffman, Contra Costa Association of Realtors; and Margot Stanford, F&M Bank to the 2018-2019 Board.

The  UXL Award ceremony honored  Linda Rimac Colberg, Citizen of the Year and  Calicraft Brewing Co., Business of the Year, accepted by Blaine Landberg. You can read about all their valuable contributions   here .

Attendees enjoyed lunch at Renaissance ClubSport in Walnut Creek. Thank you to everyone who came!
Meet Me at the Summit
2018 Diablo Valley Mayors' Summit |  Details & Registration
85,000 Prospects in the Park
Face-to-Face Marketing Opportunities
85,000+ Festival-goers | Two-Day Community Event

June 2 & June 3 in Heather Farm Park

Promote your products and services while pouring a wine or beer directly to festival attendees from your own company branded  booth.   (Booth / Wine / Beer provided by the Chamber)

Wine / Beer Pouring Booth:   For more details and a registration form  { Click Here } To Register online   { Click Here }

Commercial Exhibitor:  P romote your product or service directly to Festival attendees from your company branded 10 x 10 Commercial Exhibitor Booth Space.  Please call Shawn Filardi  for availability at (925) 934-2007. 

Art & Wine Festival Event Sponsorships: Target your market with an Event Sponsorship. For a  Sponsorship Brochure   {Click Here} or call Jay Hoyer or Shawn Filardi at (925) 934-2007.  

To join the committee or to find out more information, email sfilardi@walnut-creek.com or call the Chamber (925) 934-2007 and ask for Shawn Filardi.  

Host Among Heros
April BASH Networking Event
Thursday, April 26 from 5:30 to 7:00pm
Hosted by Police and Fire: The Fallen Heroes
2175 North California Blvd., Walnut Creek
Our April BASH will be hosted by Police and Fire: The Fallen Heroes and Marriott Walnut Creek   will be providing mouthwatering appetizers-Our hosts have a wonderful BASH planned, so we hope to see you there!  The event will be held on Thursday, April 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  This event is FREE to all Walnut Creek Chamber Members; please remember to bring your business card.Non-member admission is $20.00 (cash only) and a business card.  To register, click here .

Know Your Audience
3 Facebook Ad Tools  for Better Targeting
By Bill Widmer,October 17, 2017
Want to refine your Facebook ad targeting?  Looking for tools to better identify your most valuable Facebook customers?  In this article, you'll find three tools that give you a more complete picture of whom your ad audience is, what they're doing on your site, and how much they're worth.  Click here .
Let's Go to Puglia, Italy!
October 21 - 29, 2018

Puglia is one of Italy's hidden treasures. A region of beautiful shorelines, lovely towns, baroque architecture and delicious cuisine.  Click here  for brochure.
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