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Hogsback Chamber of Business Cocktail Presentation 10 th  June 2008
What’s your Chamber doing? <ul><li>Running the V.I.C  </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity campaign-Visit Hogsback.com </li></ul><u...
Visitor Information Centre <ul><li>Re-opened since 25 th  April 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>1218 visitors called </li></ul><ul>...
Publicity campaign <ul><li>Visit Hogsback.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web based </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising to drive “hits” </...
Publicity campaign – cont. <ul><li>Potential to add “real time” booking </li></ul><ul><li>Google stats </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Infrastructure <ul><li>Roads – secured R1,8 mill as a variation order on the Alice/Middledrift contract for the pass up to...
Environmental <ul><li>Embarking on a re-use, recycle, remove program. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring development </li></ul><...
Source and Application of Funds <ul><li>To do everything effectively we need R25 000 per month </li></ul><ul><li>We will r...
Fee structure <ul><li>V.I.C </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R20 available bed fee for units 1 st  bed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R10...
Fee – cont. <ul><li>Visit Hogsback.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic bed fee as in V.I.C (entitles you to listing and link) ...
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  1. 1. Hogsback Chamber of Business Cocktail Presentation 10 th June 2008
  2. 2. What’s your Chamber doing? <ul><li>Running the V.I.C </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity campaign-Visit Hogsback.com </li></ul><ul><li>Lobbying for improved Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Lobbying for better Environmental care </li></ul>
  3. 3. Visitor Information Centre <ul><li>Re-opened since 25 th April 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>1218 visitors called </li></ul><ul><li>Target to be open 365 days a year </li></ul><ul><li>Internet capability </li></ul><ul><li>086HOGSBACK telephone number </li></ul><ul><li>Outlet for local crafts </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized bookings </li></ul>
  4. 4. Publicity campaign <ul><li>Visit Hogsback.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web based </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising to drive “hits” </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted to bring tourists to the village </li></ul><ul><li>Seamless with free Community Network </li></ul><ul><li>Links and embedded pages for participants establishments. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Publicity campaign – cont. <ul><li>Potential to add “real time” booking </li></ul><ul><li>Google stats </li></ul><ul><li>Activities calendar – create a “buzz” of activity </li></ul>
  6. 6. Infrastructure <ul><li>Roads – secured R1,8 mill as a variation order on the Alice/Middledrift contract for the pass up to Arminel. </li></ul><ul><li>Applying pressure on local gov. to maintain and upgrade water, roads, refuse removal etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Applying for Town Planning funds </li></ul>
  7. 7. Environmental <ul><li>Embarking on a re-use, recycle, remove program. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring development </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing to the forest walks, arboretum upkeep etc </li></ul>
  8. 8. Source and Application of Funds <ul><li>To do everything effectively we need R25 000 per month </li></ul><ul><li>We will raise this through the following fees </li></ul><ul><li>We ask for you to give us a 12 month commitment with a 3 month notice of termination thereafter </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fee structure <ul><li>V.I.C </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R20 available bed fee for units 1 st bed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R10 per additional bed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10% commission on all bookings thru’ the V.I.C. (accom & activities) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20% comm. on all crafts sold at V.I.C </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R100 poster space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R50 brochure space </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Fee – cont. <ul><li>Visit Hogsback.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic bed fee as in V.I.C (entitles you to listing and link) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auction of Google add space on Community Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R300 per non accommodation establishment </li></ul></ul>

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