Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber Marketing Benefits
Alliance & Chamber Investors gain unlimited access to established marketing services targeting the Cedar Valley and the full support of our Alliance & Chamber team. Through online advertising, direct mail marketing, print marketing, media sponsorships, Website Mobile Ap and much more, Investors achieve the exposure they need to thrive in Cedar Valley communities. Investors receive a FREE listing in the annual Buyer’s Guide. Download new investor / member packet here.
RECEIVE MORE EXPOSURE, GET MORE BUSINESS, MAKE MORE CONNECTIONS & ACCESS MORE INFORMATION!
- Listing in the Cedar Valley Business Monthly for new members
- Investor decal to display in business locations
- Listing in our annual Buyer’s Guide
- Exclusive referral service for Alliance & Chamber investors
- Ribbon cutting for new Investors/Members, new location and expansion
- Host or sponsor GCVAC events
- Market your business/organization through the Alliance & Chamber events, sponsorships and communications
- Network while assisting in event and program planning
- Networking Opportunities – customers, suppliers, potential employees
- One voice on governmental issues (local, county, state, federal) through the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, and face-to-face access during the Legislative Reception in Des Moines and local legislative events
- Updates to Investors
Business Showcase: Ad Space, Online Marketing and Direct Mail Marketing
For an Investor price of $400, showcase your business and all it has to offer through our marketing package, the Business Showcase. This package includes:
- Show off your business/organization with a Business Showcase
- One 'event' listing on Events Calendar on the GCVAC website and mobile app or your press release posted to the Community Development Blog.
- Promotion to the Alliance & Chamber EXTRA e-newsletter twice - circulation 1,500 ( maximum 50-wrod description)
- One set of mailing labels of all Alliance & Chamber representatives - approximately 1,500.
Online Advertising: Coupons, Marketing Videos and Business Directory Listings
As Investors, receive exposure on the Alliance & Chamber website through the following online marketing opportunities:
- Feature your logo on the Alliance & Chamber website with a fifty word description of your business and services.
- Post a coupon from your business on the Alliance & Chamber website. This coupon will be in printer-friendly format so that users can easily print off the coupons they wish to use. Coupons include your company logo as well as a link to your website. Investors receive one free coupon listing per year.
- Videos have proven to be a much more effective marketing tool than pictures or print and for that reason we are now offering the opportunity to include a video next to your listing on our online Business Directory. Videos should be no longer than one minute.
- For an Investor price of $500, your ad will be placed in a prominent spot on our website for 6 months.
- Receive additional exposure in two issues of the Alliance & Chamber EXTRA e-newsletters – circulation 1,800 for $350.
Direct Mail Marketing: Mailing Label Offerings
Receive valuable addresses in the easiest form available, already printed on labels. Our Investors receive exposure to all contacts in the Alliance & Chamber database.
- Investors pay $100 for mailing labels of the main contacts, approximately 800 contacts.
- For mailing labels of ALL contacts, Investors pay $150, approximately 1,800 contacts.
- Investors receive VIP mailing labels for $15, approximately 180 contacts includes Alliance & Chamber Board members, staff, and ambassadors, Federal Delegation, Cedar Valley Delegation, Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors, City Council of Waterloo, City Council of Cedar Falls, Waterloo School Board and Cedar Falls School Board.
Blast Fax and Membership Lists
At the Alliance & Chamber, we provide opportunities for our Investors to use print marketing services to grow their business.
- Send a blast fax to our entire membership for $120.
- Receive a printed listing of the Alliance & Chamber Investor main contacts and locations for $60.
- Order a printed listing of ALL Alliance & Chamber Investor main contacts and locations for $100.
Investor, Alliance & Chamber Website & Mobile App
Place your logo on the website and include a 50 word business/organization description, link to website, and social media, YouTube channel, or video posted on the Alliance & Chamber YouTube channel. Contact Wendy Knapp at 232-1156 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Investors receive one free video per calendar year; changes can be made for minimal charge.
Media Sponsorship for Non-Profit Organization's Events
Show your charitable side and take advantage of this opportunity to advertise your fundraising event on the GCVAC website & mobile app Events Calendar, and twice in the EXTRA e-newsletter in exchange for two tickets to the event and listing the Alliance & Chamber as a media sponsor of the event.
This opportunity is available to all Investor Non-Profit Organizations for one event per calendar year. Investor businesses are eligible when proceeds of the event benefit a Non-Profit Organization who is also an investor.
Contact the Alliance & Chamber at 319-232-1156 for more information.