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Membership Luncheon - June 2019
06/11/19

The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, June 11th at The Pavilion. Lunch service begins at 11:45 a.m.

This month's presentation topic is: Cathy Perry with the Canadian Wild

This month's lunch will be provided by Union Street.  Menu is Roasted Pork, Macaroni & Cheese, Green Beans, Salad & Dessert. Drinks provided.

Affordable Gas and Energy is the sponsor of the this month's Monthly Membership Luncheon.

Registration for the event is $12 (payable to the Marion Chamber of Commerce) to those who RSVP prior to noon on the MONDAY before the luncheon. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. After noon on the Monday before the luncheon, no more registrations will be taken, however walk-ins will be accepted. Please note that the walk-in rate is $15.  

If you register for an event and are unable to attend, a 24-hour notice is required or you will be invoiced. Note: If you have registered and are unable to attend, you may transfer to a fellow employee without penalty. A refund will only be given to those with a paid registration who cancel more than 24 hours prior to the event. 

While members are welcome to bring flyers to the event, they will be placed at the luncheon entrance for pick up before or after the event.  Luncheon table material placement will be reserved for the luncheon sponsor and chamber use. Flyers will also be displayed on a scrolling presentation before the luncheon begins. If you are interested in sharing flyers, please drop off up to 40 items at the office and email a PDF/JPG of the flyer to use in the pre-luncheon presentation.  Extra flyers can be picked up or used at the chamber office.
Location: The Pavilion Event Center
1602 Sioux Dr.
Marion , IL 62959

There are currently 110 spots remaining out of 110

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Marion Chamber Golf Fun Day - Registration
06/14/19

Marion Chamber of Commerce presents its second annual Golf Fun Day on Friday, June 14 at Crab Orchard Golf Club. This event is NOT your average golf scramble!

The cost to play is $75/person or $300/4-person team. 

Registration begins at 7:15 a.m.
Lunch and cart decorating from 7:15 a.m.
Play begins at 8 a.m. 

Lunch will be catered by Crab Orchard Golf Club and includes hotdogs and brats, pasta salad, chips and drinks. Breakfast coffee and donuts is provided by Clearwave Communications and Crab Orchard Golf Course. 

Sign up for fun contests with our contest hole sponsorships. The latest list of contests is on the Official Golf Fun Day Page!
Location: Crab Orchard Golf Club
901 West Grand Avenue
Carterville, IL 62918


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Marion Chamber Golf Fun Day - Sponsorship
06/14/19

Marion Chamber of Commerce presents its second annual Golf Fun Day on Friday, June 14 at Crab Orchard Golf Club. This event is NOT your average golf scramble!  It is filled with games, contests, and fun regardless of your skill set!

The cost to play is $75/person or $300/4-person team. 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Loitering Sponsor - Clearwave Communications


Activity Hole Sponsors - $150: (All contest hole sponsors will be stationed at their Contest Hole and oversee the contests at their Hole, and their sponsorships will include hole sponsor recognition and sign, your company/organization set up at the hole assigned to promote your goods/services during the event, use of one cart during the event, and 1 free lunch ticket):
  • Activities & sponsors will be spotlighted as they are reserved 
Lucky Umbrella Sponsor - US BANK: Tickets for the “Lucky Umbrella” (umbrella filled with lottery tickets) will be sold at the Registration Table and on the Chamber Cart: one (1) ticket for $5 or 5 tickets for $20. The drawing will be held at the end of the event. 

Registration Table Sponsor - First Southern Bank

Hole Sponsor - $100: Sponsorship includes sign recognition at one of the event holes.

Heckler Cart Sponsor - $100: Sponsorship includes sponsor recognition and sign on Chamber Cart
Location: Crab Orchard Golf Club
901 West Grand Avenue
Carterville, Il 62918


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Lunch & Learn June 2019
06/19/19

he Marion Chamber of Commerce hosts a Lunch & Learn each month as part of the Leadership Marion program, sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center. Admission is $15 per Marion Chamber member ($20 for non-Chamber). 

This month's Lunch & Learn will be held on June 19th from noon - 1 p.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center, Classroom 1&4.  Lunch and drinks provided courtesy of Heartland Regional Medical Center. Contact the Marion Chamber at (618) 997-6311 or director@marionillinois.com to secure your seat or for more information. Registration available below.

This Month's Topic: TBA

Eat, learn, discuss & grow!  
Raise your leadership and connect with others in a fun learning environment!

In a brief amount of time, you will receive the best leadership principles, interact with other growing leaders, and discuss how to apply effective practices to your organization.  After each Lunch & Learn, you will walk away with at least one mind changing idea that will create a desire for motivation and self-improvement. This is the perfect professional development opportunity to increase levels of influence and potential in yourself and in the teams you lead.

Facilitator: Russell  Williams, Certified Leadership and Personal Growth Coach, Speaker, and Teacher. For more information, visit EmpowermentMentor.com/RussellWilliams

Leadership Marion is a development program for CEOs, entrepreneurs, managers, an all growing leaders --- coordinated by the Marion Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee. To learn more about Leadership Marion, go to: https://www.marionillinois.com/leadership.html


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2019 Southern Illinois Made Expo
07/27/19 - 07/28/19

** THIS REGISTRATION FORM IS FOR VENDORS AND SPONSORS ONLY. There are no tickets for the event. A donation of $5 to Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois will be suggested for admission by all guests.**

We are excited to invite you to participate in the Southern Illinois Made Expo on Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This is an exciting new initiative developed through a partnership between State Senator Dale Fowler and Southern Illinois Chambers of Commerce.

The event will be held in Marion, Illinois, serving as the premiere opportunity for businesses like yours to showcase the impressive products made and destinations available in Southern Illinois. All proceeds from admission and exhibitor fees will go toward Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois.

Exhibitors from all over the region are invited to display and sell their innovative products, unique creations, and tasty treats and showcase fabulous Southern Illinois destinations. Booth prices start at $75.

The event is also open to the general public – giving everyone the opportunity to experience firsthand the quality of unique products made by Southern Illinois artists, designers, and manufacturers and the beauty of Southern Illinois destinations. A donation of $5 to Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois will be suggested for admission by all guests.

Senator Fowler and our Chambers are excited to give our local business community an opportunity to showcase the products and destinations produced and offered in Southern Illinois. 

The event will be held Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Pavilion, 1602 Sioux Drive, Marion, IL.

We hope that you join us in showcasing all that Southern Illinois has to offer.

About the Show
Both Saturday and Sunday offer a unique opportunity for exhibitors to sell directly to the public and wholesale/retail buyers. Potential customers can see, sample, and purchase products and learn about the many destinations Southern Illinois has to offer.

For more information on the application process and requirements and to find the Participation Agreement Form, please continue on to the next page.

Exhibitor Eligibility
To participate you must meet the following requirements:
  • Feature products produced in Southern Illinois or destinations available in Southern Illinois
    • Examples of types of vendors the Southern Illinois Made Expo is particularly interested in showcasing:
      • Artisans & Craftspeople (i.e. Carpenters, Potters, Glass Artists, Painters, etc.)
      • Food and Beverage Artisans (i.e. Distillers, Brewers, Cheese Makers, Sauce makers etc.)
      • Farmers, Winemakers/Viticulturists, etc.
      • Manufacturers of products made in Southern Illinois
  • Willingness and capacity to sell/showcase products/destinations to retailers and the general public at your booth during both days of the event
  • Agree not to exhibit or promote any products/destinations not made in Southern Illinois
  • Agree to all Exhibitor Rules & Regulations listed in the Participation Agreement Form section
 
(*Note-Expo management has right to refuse vendor if they do meet Exhibitor Eligibility)
Location: The Pavilion
1602 Sioux Drive
Marion , IL 62959

There are currently 76 spots remaining out of 165

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5th Annual Marion Chamber Legislative Summit
08/23/19

The 5th annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Summit will be held on Friday, August 23 at 11 a.m. at Kokopelli Clubhouse. 

Schedule:
11:00 am: Lunch, Menu TBA
11:30 am: Legislative Updates followed by Q&A session

After the Legislative updates, networking with community and state leaders will take place till 1:30 pm.

The registration fee for this event is $20 for members of the Marion Chamber ($25 for nonmembers), payable to the Marion Chamber of Commerce.

If you register for the event and are unable to attend, a 24-hour notice is required or you will be invoiced. Note: If you have registered and are unable to attend, you may transfer to a fellow employee without penalty. A refund will only be given to those with a paid registration who cancel more than 24 hours prior to the event. 

The Legislative Affairs Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank in Marion. The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee serves as a research and advisory committee for the Chamber's Board of Directors. The goals of the Legislative Affairs Committee are to monitor governmental matters that could impact the community or local business, present recommendations to the Chamber's Board of Directors, and to assist in the initiation of the appropriate action. The Legislative Affairs Committee is a non-partisan organization and shall neither endorse candidates for public office nor political parties.

 
Location: Kokopelli Clubhouse
1527 Champions Dr
Marion, IL 62959

Registration ends on August 21, 2019

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Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2019 - Registration
10/25/19

Live2Lead will be presented in Southern Illinois on Friday, October 25 at The Pavilion. This exclusive video presentation and live leadership development event will be hosted by Marion Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center and the City of Marion. Doors open at 7:30 am for registration. Live2Lead begins at 8:30 am and concludes at 3:30 pm.

Ticket Prices 

  • Individual - $75.00
  • Student - $40.00 (w/valid student ID)
  • Group - $500.00 Table of 8 ($62.50 each)       
After registration from 7:30-8:30 a.m., the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. sharp at The Pavilion. General Seating is limited, so attendees are encouraged to arrive early to get their seats. All tickets are open seating; only sponsors and tables will have reserved seating.
 
Transformational Leadership Award
The event will also include the bestowing of the Third annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Transformational Leadership Award. Nominations for the honor are now being accepted by email (director@marionillinois.com), phone at (618) 997-6311 or online. The criteria for the award are:
  • Go above and beyond what is required in service of others
  • Are committed to lifting and building people
  • Enroll other people in her/his vision
  • Lead right where they are – at home, at work or in their community
  • Are making a difference and inspiring others to make a difference
  • Does not have to be a member of the Marion Chamber of Commerce

There are no refunds or exchanges with tickets or sponsorship packages. Payment must accompany registration. 

Additional information obtained by contacting Karen Mullins at (618) 997-6311 or email at director@marionillinois.com.   


Location: The Pavilion
1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, IL 62959


Deadline to order tickets is October 23rd!


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Live2Lead: Southern Illinois 2019 - Sponsorship
10/25/19

Live2Lead will be presented in Southern Illinois on Friday, October 25 at The Pavilion. This exclusive video presentation and live leadership development event will be hosted by Marion Chamber of Commerce and is sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center and the City of Marion. Doors open at 7:30 am for registration. Live2Lead begins at 8:30 am and concludes at 3:30 pm.

Sponsorship Packages
$5,000 Sponsor
 Sponsorship includes:
    • 2 Tables of 8 at the event (Additional general seating tickets available at $50 each)
    • 1 Private showing at a later date
    •  Largest logo on all materials & 100% broadcast media promotions
    •  Full page advertisement in the event handbook
    •  Mention as presenting sponsor in chamber announcements and from stage
    •  4 vendor booth areas in expo hall 
    •  Opportunity for giveaways to promote business
$2,500 Sponsor Sponsorship includes:
    • 1 table of 8 at the event (Additional general seating tickets available at $50 each)
    • 1 private showing at a later date
    • Logo on all materials & Half page advertisement in the event handbook
    • Media promotion & 50% of broadcast media
    • Mention from stage
    • 2 vendor booth areas in expo hall & Opportunity for giveaways to promote business
$1,000 Sponsor Sponsorship includes: 
    • 4 reserved seats at the event
    • Logo on all materials & Quarter page advertisement in the event handbook
    • Limited media promotion & at least 25% of broadcast media
    • Mention from stage
    • 1 vendor booth area in expo hall & Opportunity for giveaways to promote business
$500 Sponsor Sponsorship includes: 
    • 2 reserved seats at the event
    • Listing on all materials & Listing in the event handbook
    • Mention from stage
    • 1 vendor booth area in expo hall & Opportunity for giveaways to promote business
$250 Sponsor Sponsorship includes: 
    • 1 Reserved seat at the event
    • Listing in the event handbook
    •1 Vendor booth area in expo hall & Opportunity for giveaways to promote business

There are no refunds or exchanges with tickets or sponsorship packages. Payment must accompany registration. 

Tickets
Additional tickets are available thought the online registration portal or by calling 618-997-6311.  Discounts available for higher level sponsor organizations.

Additional information obtained by contacting Karen Mullins at (618) 997-6311 or email at director@marionillinois.com.   


Location: The Pavilion
1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, IL 62959


Deadline to order tickets is October 23rd!


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