June membership meeting 2011


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June membership meeting 2011

  1. 1. Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor!
  2. 2. Visit us online! saintpaulchamber.com
  3. 3. Follow SPACC on social media! <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>SPACC UP! Blog </li></ul>
  4. 4. SPACC Up! Be a guest blogger!
  5. 5. Celebrate Business Success Yarusso Brothers Italian Restaurant CBS Award, May Social Reception Is there a business you’d like to see nominated? Email your thoughts to [email_address] Check out recent CBS recipients on YouTube!
  6. 6. Reach over 13,000 business professionals. Advertise with the Chamber! Advertise on our website! Advertise in our e-newsletters!
  7. 7. Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor!
  8. 8. Showcase your business in a COMPLIMENTARY display case!
  9. 9. SPACC Savings! The Chamber's Member to Member (M2M) discounts allow Chamber members to share special offers/discounts on the Chamber website, which are visible to the public. Take advantage of this opportunity and see an immediate return on your membership investment!
  10. 10. SPACC’s Charitable Foundation Donate today! <ul><li>Why the Foundation is critical now and in the future Economic success of the Twin Cities is critically linked to higher education and investment in human capital: </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs requiring an associates degree or higher are increasing.  Now 30% more businesses require an associates degree, compared to 1998, and almost 25% more require a bachelors degree </li></ul><ul><li>In the Twin Cities region, of the adults who earn less than $17,500, only 26% have a college degree or higher. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Congratulations to the Class of 2011! This year, the Foundation awarded scholarships to 37 students totaling $37,000. Career Investment Scholarships From homelessness to learning English as a high school student, the majority of our scholarship recipients face enormous challenges on their path to college. Learn more at saintpaulchamber.com/foundation
  12. 12. Get the latest transportation updates! On Board Midwest is our opportunity to support a new high-speed rail connection between Saint Paul and Chicago that will improve passenger transportation in the region, but to make that happen, we need your support. onboardmidwest.org Discover Central Corridor provides businesses that are or will be affected by light rail construction with tools and resources to survive the construction. discovercentralcorridor.com The Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Visit Saint Paul and Capital City Partnership to create a campaign to make parking in downtown Saint Paul easier for patrons, visitors, and residents.
  13. 13. Chamber News: Track Chamber Statements on issues that may affect your business!
  14. 14. Follow the Chamber on Twitter! @SPACC #SPACC
  15. 15. Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor!
  16. 16. Don’t Miss These Upcoming Chamber Events… Public Affairs Series June 20 // 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Regional Policy Meeting June 21 // 12-1 p.m. YPro: Progressive Dinner June 23 // 5:30-7:30 p.m. 24 th Annual Golf Classic June 27 // 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start Business Connection Breakfast June 29 // 7:30-9 a.m.
  17. 17. Visit www.centralcorridorperks.com to learn more! Get your Discover Central Corridor Perks Card today!
  18. 18. Chamber Ribbon Cuttings Family & Cosmetic Gentle Dentistry, Maplewood Automated Logic, Saint Paul