2009 State of the Chamber Annual Report
The De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce supports the success of our members and champions prosperity by leading efforts in Co...
We partner with leading businesses in the De Pere Area to find solutions to complex issues and lead the way forward toward...
 
2008 Highlights <ul><li>Changes Within the Chamber </li></ul><ul><li>New  Web Site  and Logo </li></ul><ul><li>Plan of Act...
New Goals & Initiatives <ul><li>Three New Internal  Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark...
New Goals & Initiatives <ul><ul><li>Volunteers – Increase volunteer pool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit Volunteer ...
New Goals & Initiatives <ul><li>Three New External  Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>De Pere Community Brand </li></ul></ul><ul...
New Goals & Initiatives <ul><ul><li>Old Bridge Approach/East End of Bridge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designs bein...
<ul><li>More Changes in the Chamber </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings   & Business Inventory </li></ul><ul><li>Main Street De Pe...
<ul><li>Program and Event Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>First Poinsettia Sale </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Fest </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>A Peek at 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Mardi Gras Community Ball  </li></ul><ul><li>Web enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>M...
Continuing Goals & Initiatives <ul><li>Community Development:  20 </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Enhancement:  22 </li></ul><u...
Upcoming Events & Dates Friday, April 3, 2009 DPACC MEMBER DIRECTORY CLOSES!!!! April 6, 2009-April 13, 2009 – Spring Memb...
Leading Businesses.  Leading Communities . TM
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2009 State Of The Chamber

  1. 1. 2009 State of the Chamber Annual Report
  2. 2. The De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce supports the success of our members and champions prosperity by leading efforts in Community Development, Economic Enhancement, Business Engagement & Personal Involvement and serving as the “Voice of Business.”
  3. 3. We partner with leading businesses in the De Pere Area to find solutions to complex issues and lead the way forward toward our shared vision of the future: community prosperity and the success of our members.
  4. 5. 2008 Highlights <ul><li>Changes Within the Chamber </li></ul><ul><li>New Web Site and Logo </li></ul><ul><li>Plan of Action from Strategic Plan </li></ul>
  5. 6. New Goals & Initiatives <ul><li>Three New Internal Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Market DACC to become more visible to business and community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media/Website/Newsletter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop marketing campaign </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop signature event </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating of building </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase revenue </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Build equity to cover 4 months of operation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complete analysis and increase dues by end of year </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pursue grant dollars for projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase membership to 250 by December 09 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. New Goals & Initiatives <ul><ul><li>Volunteers – Increase volunteer pool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit Volunteer Coordinator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit New Volunteers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop “database” of volunteer interests </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 8. New Goals & Initiatives <ul><li>Three New External Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>De Pere Community Brand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Form Ad Hoc Committee </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create Destination Slogan </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create Marketing Campaign </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Center (concept) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Packer Tie-In (concept) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kathryn Harper Riverwalk and Nature Viewing Pier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assist with fundraising </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 9. New Goals & Initiatives <ul><ul><li>Old Bridge Approach/East End of Bridge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designs being finalized </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic analysis underway </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Council, committees, public presentations in January, 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>More Changes in the Chamber </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings & Business Inventory </li></ul><ul><li>Main Street De Pere Program Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Interns Join the Team </li></ul><ul><li>Affinity Programs </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Program and Event Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>First Poinsettia Sale </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Fest </li></ul><ul><li>Taste of Wine & Beer in De Pere </li></ul><ul><li>Déjeuner à De Pere </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Networking Events </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Evening Market </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>A Peek at 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Mardi Gras Community Ball </li></ul><ul><li>Web enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Member Directory & Community Map </li></ul><ul><li>Community Development </li></ul><ul><li>Membership Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial & Manufacturing Council </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial & Manufacturing Council Summit </li></ul>
  12. 13. Continuing Goals & Initiatives <ul><li>Community Development: 20 </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Enhancement: 22 </li></ul><ul><li>Business Engagement: 19 </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Involvement: 2 </li></ul>
  13. 14. Upcoming Events & Dates Friday, April 3, 2009 DPACC MEMBER DIRECTORY CLOSES!!!! April 6, 2009-April 13, 2009 – Spring Membership Drive Wednesday, April 8, 2009 7:30 am to 9:00 am De Pere at Dawn , Sponsored by American Transmission Company Tuesday, April 28, 2009 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm De Pere at Dusk , Hosted and Sponsored by Wisconsin International School 301 Grant Street, De Pere
  14. 15. Leading Businesses. Leading Communities . TM

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