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  1. 1. MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE MINNES CHAMB COMME STRATEGIC PLAN SUCCESS Submission for ASCP President’s Award
  2. 2. BUILD DEPTH, STRENGTH AND CAPABILITIES IN ORGANIZATION !" Increase investments from current members. !" #$%&$'()&*+,"$&(-.)/."&012.-"34"1.12.-/5 !" 617+.1.&*"+.)8"%.&.-)*$3&"7-3%-)15 !" 617+.1.&*"%-)//-33*/"(3110&$()*$3&/"7-3%-)15 BUILD AWARENESS & RECOGNITION OF CHAMBER’S VALUE !" 980()*.")&8".&%)%."%.&.-)*$3&":")&8";"20/$&.//"+.)8.-/"3&"*<." $173-*)&(."34"20/$&.//")8=3()(,5 !" 617+.1.&*"/3($)+"1.8$)"(3110&$()*$3&/"7+)&5 !" 617+.1.&*"1)->.*$&%")&8"(3110&$()*$3&/"/*-)*.%,5 !" ?.=.+37")&8"$17+.1.&*"2-)&8$&%"/*-)*.%,5 !" 617+.1.&*"/)+./"/*-)*.%,5 DRIVE PROGRAMS & SERVICES THAT  FORWARD ADVOCACY  AND/OR DRIVE MEMBERSHIP !" ?.=.+37".80()*$3&)+"7-3%-)1/")&8"/.-=$(./"$8.&*$'.8"$&"1)->.*"-./.)-(<5 !" @-.)*."A31.&"$&"B0/$&.//C"9=.-,*<$&%DEC"@<)12.-"FGF"H5 A9"A9E9"IJ#K9?"A6ID555
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  4. 4. MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE PREVIOUS LOGO, COLORS & FONT NEW LOGO, COLORS & FONT INSTRUCTIONS !" E.4-./<"L$&&./3*)"@<)12.-"2-)&8"43-"=$/0)+")77.)+5 !" 9&<)&(."+3%3")&8"2-)&8"43-"*)-%.*"34"&.M"1.12.-"/)+./"34")"8$N.-.&*"8.13%-)7<$(C" M<$+."/*$++")77.)+$&%"*3"(0--.&*"1.12.-/<$75 !" K..7"$&*.%-$*,"34"43-1.-"2-)&8O"078)*.")&8"40++,".P.(0*."(<)&%./")(-3//")++"1)->.*$&%" and communications facets.
  5. 5. NEW STATIONERY MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE CHAMBER MN MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE QGG"E32.-*"#*-..*"R3-*<C"#0$*."FSGG""#*5"T)0+C"L$&&./3*)"SSFGF"""TU"VSF5WXW5QVSG"""I3++Y4-..U"ZGG5ZWF5WW[G"""U"VSF5WXW5QVSV"""">>"MMM51&(<)12.-5(31 ])&0)-,"FC"WGF[         Addressee I$*+. @317)&,"R)1. Street Address @$*,C"#*)*.C"^$7         _7.&$&%"#)+0*)*$3&C         J*.1" (31&$" /$*)*$3" =3+07*)" *$3-./" .&8$" =$8" 1$&*" =3+07*$01" )-01" 8.2$*" -.-/7$/" 73-." (3&/.8$" )0*" )23-73-." )/" )7$(*)*$20/C"/.`0)1C"/)1"4)((0/".*"`0$8"./.`0)1"40%)5"91"$173-."&3&"(3&."=3+07*0/"83+./.("*)*0-a"#01"<$($$//$" 37*)."(3-")0*"8.")0*).-.7-)."+)(.7.+"$8"`03/"83+01`0."=3+3-)*$)"=$*)*`0)1"+$`0$)/"=.+$20/8)"=.-$20/".)`0$/".)`0." 83+3-."+)".P(./"83+.(07"*)*0-$*"83+3-.-$*$)"8$"0*"=.&8).-01"`0$)"80($8"./($).5"b*".*".01C"/$138$*"7-3-.(./*"+)((01" -."&01"=3+0*"`0$8"13+./*$"83+07*$/$"*.1".P7."-."+)*.&*3"--3-$3&"/.`0)//$10/C"&3&/.(*$"(3113"2.)"(3&/.8"`0)10/C" $1"`0)1C"*3*)*0-a?)."=.+$%.&*$)/"$7/0/C"38$"0*"=3+07*)*.1"=3+07*)*0/".P(.-01`0$"&3&"(01"$+"$&$10/*"0*"31&$/" 13+3-"/$*)"`0$/"`0.")//0&80/C"3c($1"`0)*.17.-."31&$.*C"/01")/$*.1".=.&8$%.&8$")//$*$/")1"-.1"-.-3"138$*$20/5" 61$+$($*)*".-$*"+)23-.7".-4.-01"`0)10/"138"13+3"*.&8$*)*.1"`0$)&*.".*01`0$/"`0$"`0)1C"`0$)"&0++)&*$"83++$`03/" 83+07*)1".P.-$35"b*"=3+.&$<"$()235"J*`0$/"(0++0*"./*"+$*)*0-a #01"<$($$//$"37*)."(3-")0*"8.")0*).-.7-)."+)(.7.+"$8"`03/"83+01`0."=3+3-)*$)"=$*)*`0)1"+$`0$)/"=.+$20/8)"=.-$20/" .)`0$/".)`0."83+3-."+)".P(./"83+.(07"*)*0-$*"83+3-.-$*$)"8$"0*"=.&8).-01"`0$)"80($8"./($).5"b*".*".01C"/$138$*" 7-3-.(./*"+)((01"-."&01"=3+0*"`0$8"13+./*$"83+07*$/$"*.1".P7."-."+)*.&*3"--3-$3&"/.`0)//$10/C"&3&/.(*$"(3113" 2.)"(3&/.8"`0)10/C"$1"`0)1C"*3*)*0-a"?)."=.+$%.&*$)/"$7/0/C"38$"0*"=3+07*)*.1"=3+07*)*0/".P(.-01`0$"&3&"(01" $+"$&$10/*"0*"31&$/"13+3-"/$*)"`0$/"`0.")//0&80/C"3c($1"`0)*.17.-."31&$.*C"/01")/$*.1".=.&8$%.&8$")//$*$/")1" -.1"-.-3"138$*$20/5"61$+$($*)*".-$*"+)23-.7".-4.-01"`0)10/"138"13+3"*.&8$*)*.1"`0$)&*.".*01`0$/"`0$"`0)1C"`0$)" &0++)&*$"83++$`03/"83+07*)1".P.-$35"b*"=3+.&$<"$()235"J*`0$/"(0++0*"./*"+$*)*0-a         @317+$1.&*)-,"(+3/.C         Sender’s Name I$*+.         6&$*$)+/ 9&(+3/0-."d$4")77+$()2+.e T5#5"d$4")77+$()2+.e MINNESOTA CHAMBER of C O MMERCE MINNESOTA CHAMBER of C O MMERCE CHAMBER MN MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE QGG"E32.-*"#*-..*"R3-*<C"#0$*."FSGG""#*5"T)0+C"L$&&./3*)"SSFGF""""">>"MMM51&(<)12.-5(31 MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE CH AMBE R MN MINNESOTA CHAMBER of COMMERCE advocate. connect. grow. KRISTIN HARTUNG Manager, Creative and Design TU"VSF5WXW5QVZG U"VSF5WXW5QVSV 9U"><)-*0&%f1&(<)12.-5(31 MINNESOTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE QGG"E32.-*"#*-..*"R3-*< #0$*."FSGG"" #*5"T)0+C"L$&&./3*)"SSFGF TU"VSF5WXW5QVSG""" """""ZGG5ZWF5WW[G""" U"VSF5WXW5QVSV >> www.mnchamber.com @mn_chamber
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  21. 21. #Jg9#"i_JgU" 9:JLTg9#"_"#Jg9#"IJ@I6@#"JR?"E9#bgI#"b#9?"ID6#"TJ#I";9JE Appointment setting  with Volkart May T3/$*$=."E_6"2, $3,559 Board involvement on gaining new members New member sales totaling  $77,420in 2011‐2012
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