Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Newsletter April 2017 - Page 6

Event News Nice weather is here and we are ready to take advantage of every single day that we don’t have to bundle up in a parka and walk with cleats on those slippery walkways! With that being said, mark your calendars for a busy season. The opening of the Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail is May 6 th , we will celebrate the opening of the tunnels with the traditional bike ride and a small ceremony at the Chamber. Stay tuned to our social media sites and website for more details. Also make sure to mark your calendars for our Concerts in the Park summer series, and the Bike Me Fun Ride, happening June 2 nd and 3 rd . If you are interested in volunteering with any events contact Holly at (608) 269-4123. Roger Brooks: The Ultimate Guide to “Brand Graphics” - The Look & Feel of Your Brand Confirmation Sparta City Hall Wednesday April 12, 2017 10:30 - 11:30 This month’s BA5 is scheduled for April 20 th at Century Foods International. Join us for a mini-golf themed night of networking, fun, and light refreshments! Free to attend and open to the public. Drop your business card for a chance to win $500! *Must be present to win. The “Ultimate Guide” Series contains will incorporate the Unique Selling Proposition series. Including key marketing messaging - your logo and tag line. With examples of effective branding and marketing campaigns. You’ll see: - A dozen examples of different brands, brought to life in print & video - The Ten–Item Checklist to make sure the look and feel of your brand is 100% effective - How and where to find inexpensive, but quality, help, when you have a less-than minuscule budget to work with - Where best to USE your brand graphics (this goes far be- yond just advertising) - How to “sell” your brand to your local community and stakeholder organizations Don’t miss seeing all the pieces coming together for your award-winning branding and marketing efforts! Free to attend. Please email or call with your RSVP, if possible. events@bikesparta.com | 608-269-4123 Barney Center April 13 th , 2017 5:30 pm The Sparta Area Young Professionals have joined to- gether with Sparta Floral to bring you a fun hands on opportunity to Build Your Own Terrarium! See insert for more details. August 2 nd , 2017 Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing