annual member meeting
Welcome to the 2013 Membership               Meeting• Meeting Overview• Introduction of Elected Officials & Community Orga...
WCCTB Executive BoardPresident: Gregg Pill, Oak Brook Racquet and Fitness ClubVice-President: Al Carson, Carson Business C...
Board of DirectorsSteve Bauer: Phillip’s Flowers and GiftsBill Gust: Westmont Yard Indoor SportsOzzie Haleem: Audi of West...
GDPGrowth-Establish specific membership goals for 2013-2014. Increase outside ofthe Westmont border recruitment to have 25...
Ambassador TeamResponsibilities: Acts in support of WCCTB Membership growth, activation andretention. Provide support at C...
Westmont Power PartnersResponsibilities: Building quality business referrals through networking andbusiness connections. A...
Westmont Auto MileResponsibilities: Partners with our world-class auto dealer to promote Westmontas a destination for purc...
Business Development & GrowthResponsibilities: Business Seminars, Business Expos, Business Luncheons,Business After Hours,...
Downtown Westmont Business                AllianceResponsibilities: Partners with organizations that conduct annual activa...
Education and Awards and Westmont Chamber of             Commerce Education FoundationResponsibilities: Annual Awards Dinn...
Home Based Business Owners’AllianceResponsibilities: Meet to partner to promote and market their business and to actas an ...
MembershipResponsibilities: Membership Growth and Retention Campaigns, New MemberPackets, Chamber Ambassador Program, Cham...
Tourism and EventsResponsibilities: Community Golf Outing, Taste of Westmont Participation,Winter Ball, Chamber Special Ev...
Westmont Chamber OverviewSource for new business relationships and informationVoice for identifying and expressing the con...
New Membership Resource
Special RecognitionWCCTB Past-President David    LaBrash    President, Clarendon Hills Bank
Thank you for your participation      and Membership!
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Westmont chamber 2013 members meeting

  1. 1. annual member meeting
  2. 2. Welcome to the 2013 Membership Meeting• Meeting Overview• Introduction of Elected Officials & Community Organization Leaders• Introduction of Chamber Leaders
  3. 3. WCCTB Executive BoardPresident: Gregg Pill, Oak Brook Racquet and Fitness ClubVice-President: Al Carson, Carson Business CommunicationsSecretary: Tammi Karam, Humidor of WestmontTreasurer: Kevin Carey, Community Unit School District #201
  4. 4. Board of DirectorsSteve Bauer: Phillip’s Flowers and GiftsBill Gust: Westmont Yard Indoor SportsOzzie Haleem: Audi of WestmontViolette Hawkins: Edward Jones InvestmentsMary Huska: Re/Max EnterprisesKim Lojewski: Westmont Park DistrictUmesh Patel: Best Western Oakbrook InnDan Rattary: Seniors Helping SeniorsRon Searl: Westmont Village ManagerPam Wagner: Pam and Joe Wagner-AvonPast President: David LaBrash, Clarendon Hills BankExecutive Director: Larry Forssberg, WCCTB
  5. 5. GDPGrowth-Establish specific membership goals for 2013-2014. Increase outside ofthe Westmont border recruitment to have 250 Chamber members by December31, 2014Develop Fiscal Stability-Establish sound budget review procedures with abalanced plus approach. The Westmont Chamber—similar to most chambers—works on a lean budget. For many years, we have not had a reserve fund andone of my priorities is to establish a reserve fund that will grow to 10% of budgetover the next several years.Participation-Typically, one in four Chamber Members in our region (N. IL) getactively engaged with their Chamber. Here in Westmont, we have a higherparticipation ratio of just over 1/3. Our goal is to increase this to 40-50% over thenext 2 years.
  6. 6. Ambassador TeamResponsibilities: Acts in support of WCCTB Membership growth, activation andretention. Provide support at Chamber luncheons and dinners to support positivemember networking.Co-Chairs: Frank Brady, Quality Telephone Communications; Alex Tomanovich,Market America/SHOP.comMeets: 4th Tuesday of February, April, August, October and December at4:00pm, or at the call of the Chamber or Committee Leadership. At WestmontCentre.
  7. 7. Westmont Power PartnersResponsibilities: Building quality business referrals through networking andbusiness connections. Also serve as a business advisory group for its members.Co-Chairs: Tammi KaramMeets: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm at Westmont Centre orlocations TBD.
  8. 8. Westmont Auto MileResponsibilities: Partners with our world-class auto dealer to promote Westmontas a destination for purchasing vehicles. WAM uses online marketing tools topromote our cluster of local dealers. Test drive the Westmont Auto Mile atwestmontautomile.comCo-Chairs: Larry Forssberg, WCCTB and Ozzie Haleem, Audi of WestmontMeets: On a quarterly basis, on dates and locations TBD. Time is 12:00pm.
  9. 9. Business Development & GrowthResponsibilities: Business Seminars, Business Expos, Business Luncheons,Business After Hours, Welcome Neighbor Program, Light Pole Banner,Community Guide and Map, Westmont Power Partners, Cooperative Advertisingand Ribbon Cutting CeremoniesCo-Chairs: Christine Kuhn, Westmont Public Library; David LaBrash, ClarendonHills BankMeets: 2nd Monday of January, March, May, July, September and Novemeber at8:00am at Westmont Centre, or at the call of the Chair
  10. 10. Downtown Westmont Business AllianceResponsibilities: Partners with organizations that conduct annual activates andevent in the B-1 business district (Taste of Westmont, Cruz Nights, HomecomingParade, Holly Days, etc) to more effectively promote the downtown businessmerchant. Will also conduct the following events: Progressive Dinners, Trick-or-Treat Trail, and Frosty and Friends Open House.Co-Chairs: Mark Link, Uncle Bub’s Hickory Smoked BBQ; Jon Kostal, UncleJon’s MusicMeets: The first Thursday of each month at 8:00am at Westmont Centre, or otherlocation TBD.
  11. 11. Education and Awards and Westmont Chamber of Commerce Education FoundationResponsibilities: Annual Awards Dinner, Westmont Chamber of CommerceEducational Foundation Fundraising, Annual Chamber Awards ProgramCo-Chairs: Mr. Joe Moffa, Honorary Member; Debby Piha, College of DupageMeets: February, April and October at 3:30pm at Westmont Centre, or at the callof the Chair.
  12. 12. Home Based Business Owners’AllianceResponsibilities: Meet to partner to promote and market their business and to actas an advisory group for membersCo-Chairs: Cindy Bennecke, Pawz on Park; Jeff Compton, Send Out CardsMeets: 3rd Wednesday of January, March, May, May, July, September, andNovember at 6:00pm at Westmont Centre
  13. 13. MembershipResponsibilities: Membership Growth and Retention Campaigns, New MemberPackets, Chamber Ambassador Program, Chamber Open House, Prospectiveand New Member Breakfasts.Co-Chairs: Pam Wagner, Pam and Joe Wagner-Avon Joe Bednarksi,Community Bank of DuPage.Meets: 2nd Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September, and November at9:00am at Westmont Centre
  14. 14. Tourism and EventsResponsibilities: Community Golf Outing, Taste of Westmont Participation,Winter Ball, Chamber Special Events, Westmont Holly Days Support, PetPromenade, Progressive Dinner, Red, White and BBQ participation.Co-Chairs: Al Carson, Carson Business Communications; Kim Lojewski,Westmont Park District.Meets: 2nd Thursday, of each month at 8:00am at Westmont Centre.
  15. 15. Westmont Chamber OverviewSource for new business relationships and informationVoice for identifying and expressing the concerns of the business communityVehicle for promoting and marketing WestmontChamber Infrastructure=OpportunitySuccess is predicated on Membership Participation
  16. 16. New Membership Resource
  17. 17. Special RecognitionWCCTB Past-President David LaBrash President, Clarendon Hills Bank
  18. 18. Thank you for your participation and Membership!

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