Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter




Week of March 26, 2019
Welcome

To learn more about these new member businesses, visit their websites.

Top Shop Auto
Michael McKee
LunchboxWax
Nicky Lecher
Nicole Morrill

American Swim Academy
Jennifer Lee Oliveira

David German
davidgerman09@gmail.com

Shadowbrook Winery
Tim Jochner

Learn All About US!

TOMORROW
New Member Orientation Meeting
Wednesday, March 27
4pm - 5pm
Walnut Creek Chamber Office
1280 Civic Dr. #100
Walnut Creek

Join us at our orientation for new members, existing members and prospective members. This meeting offers an overview of the Chamber, programs and events, public policy initiatives and activities, sponsorship opportunities, networking, and ways to get involved. 

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Join the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce  as we head to Portugal October 20 - 28, 2019.  We'll visit Lisbon, Porto, and the scenic coastal towns in between.  Pre-trip to Barcelona and post-trip to Northern Spain available.

Save $100 per person when signing up by March 31! 

  Click here for brochure.
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Marketing & Advertising 
A variety of effective marketing opportunities are available through the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce. They include Web Advertising, e-Broadcast Advertising, and more! 
Click here.
For Members Only
  


See What's Happening
Visit the
COMPLETE CHAMBER WEBSITE

Diablo Ballet

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Upcoming Concerts

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See What's Playing  Click here 

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 FOR ALL EVENTS
 
Job Postings


Be Prepared


Crisis Resiliency Workshop |  April 10  
Business interruptions due to an emergency or large-scale disaster take a toll on owners,
employees, and profits. The Cities and Chambers of Commerce of Walnut Creek,
Pleasant Hill, Concord, and Martinez are partnering with the Small Business
Development Center to share resources needed to protect the well-being of a company
and its employees. Our economy will rebound quickly from any disaster by making sure
our local businesses are as ready and prepared as possible. 
Click here for details and registration.
85,000 Prospects in the Park


Face-to-Face Marketing Opportunities | June 1 & June 2 in  Heather Farm Park
85,000+ Festival-goers | Two-Day Community Event

Promote your products and services while pouring wine or beer directly to festival attendees.  (Booth,Wine, and Beer provided by the Chamber) 

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

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. 



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.       
  
  

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.
 
Visit the Art & Wine Festival  website
Networking Community
March BASH Hosted by
Date: Thursday, March 28 |Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM 
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Our March BASH is hosted by Cancer Support Community,3276 McNutt Avenue in Walnut Creek on Thursday, March 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Our hosts have a wonderful BASH planned, with the always excellent catering from  Heritage Eats . See you there!                                                                               

This event is  FREE to all Walnut Creek Chamber Members ; please remember to bring your business card.  Non-member admission is $20.00 [cash or check only] and a business card.   Click here  to register.
Member in the News
Yours Humanly  raised $92,000 at its recent 2019 Gift of Schooling Gala for its local and global programs that provide underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education.  In addition to supporting Yours Humanly's ongoing initiatives, gala funds purchased an entire STEM kit that will benefit 13,000 students in the Mt. Diablo USD. Internationally, funds will provide annual scholarships to children in Haiti, Cambodia, and Nepal, and fund the purchase and installation of computers at an underserved school in Cambodia. Yours Humanly has served more than 20,700 children in six countries. Read more here .
Real Followers

How to Get More Followers on Instagram: 13 Reliable Ways to Grow Your Audience


Instagram can be a highly-targeted, visual  marketing channel for your brand and an opportunity to build a loyal audience that grows with your business. In fact,  over 500 million Instagram users browse the app every day, making it home to some of the most engaged audiences around. But like any social network out there, there are right ways to use it, wrong ways to use it, and clever ways to use it.In this post, we will show you how to most effectively use Instagram to increase engagement and grow a massive following over time-one that's full of real fans, not inactive fake accounts. There are 13 tactics that will help you reliably get more followers on Instagram: Click here
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