What has the Chamber Championed Lately?


  Events
Frozen Dead Guy Days ® attracts nearly 5,000 visitors and garners international publicity.
High Peaks Art Fair generated taxes on over $27,000 in sales and profited the Chamber.
Neder-Nederland Race brings hundreds to town and is publicity in the athletic community.
Economic Summit finds common ground in our town to grow and sustain.
Monthly Member Meetings provide networking and education for our members and guests.
Annual Meeting and Dinner with Silent Auction fundraiser for nonprofit and Chamber.

Economic Development
Downtown Development Authority - ordinance placed on November 2005 ballot.
Map & Directory of Member Businesses - Design, update, print & distribute over 10,000.
Welcome Packet - seeks out new residents with info and member advertising messages.
Teacher Appreciation Packet - encourages employees of largest employer to buy locally.
Certifichecks make local gift giving easy - available to all member businesses.
Group Advertising for PtoP Visitors Guide, Boulder Magazine, Boulder Weekly, and others.

Tourism
Visitors Center welcomes 14,000 visitors/yr - we pay bills and stock merchandise, maps & info.
Publicity surrounding all events on the Front Range and nationally.
Peak to Peak brochures brochures in hotels and Visitors Centers in Boulder and Front Range.
Website reaches visitors internationally w/info, maps & photos, avg nearly 58,000 hits/mo.
Credit Cards now accepted at VC encourage more buyers to wear the Ned name everywhere.

Members
Newsletter 12+ pages mailed 9-12 times a year with local news and national business issues.
Networking at monthly member meetings and at least five social potlucks or dinners.
Educational presentations at six member meetings each year, plus special event meetings.
Web Presence for many businesses which otherwise have no website; links to those which do.
Email updates for urgent and late-breaking news or calendar reminders.
Brochure kiosks available at Visitors Center (free) and at Eldora Mountain Resort (fee-based).
Membership exceeds 120 member businesses.

Local Government
Town Trustee and Zoning/Planning meetings attended by NACC Board Member regularly.
Relationship with Town Trustees (two are members) to open communications.
City and County of Boulder or Gilpin County meetings attended as needed.

Chamber Infrastructure
Employs/Contracts - Executive Director, Events & Tourism Coordinator, Webmaster,
    Bookkeeper, and Visitors Center Maintenance.
Bookkeeping for Chamber upgraded to QuickBooks automation with inventory controls.
NACC Board up to 10 members; 2-year volunteer service term available to all members.

** Funding for all of the above is from Member Dues and Merchandise Sales.
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