FREE Online Business Directories & Discover West Town Mobile APP
As a perk of membership, West Town Chamber member businesses receive a free basic listing on the online business directory accessible from this website, and the more consumer oriented website www.westtownchicago.com.
Chamber Members also have the ability to log in via the Chambermaster database program and add details to their business listing, add specials and sales information under "Hot Deals," post job listings, and also add business events on the online community calendar.
FREE Professional PR Services For Members
Take advantage of this perk of membership, it is completely free to your business!
Traffic PR has been contracted by the West Town Chamber of Commerce and West Town SSA to raise awareness and publicity for West Town. Their general plan involves simply marketing local businesses - a FREE service to chamber members and businesses located within the West Town SSA. They are marketing and PR specialists, and have historically gotten West Town businesses and events a ton of press, plus they manage the chamber's social media marketing.
Chamber Member Businesses: please send brief summaries of your significant happenings - big events, specials, sales, fashion/style trends, chef gossip, new openings, menu changes, etc... to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send photos to supplement your news if available.
Your news will get blasted on our social media accounts and possibly included in the quarterly West Town press releases.
With the direction of the Marketing Committee, Traffic
PR will be issuing press releases quarterly with specific focuses as well as
continually posting to the West Town Facebook page and Twitter account.
Street Pole Banner Advertising
West Town SSA is offering a 24/7/365 promotional opportunity: custom light pole banners. Banners beautify and brand our area while putting your business in front of thousands of people passing through West Town each day. Visit www.westtownssa.org for more information and an application, or email email@example.com.
Advertise in the Monthly E-Newsletter
WTCCC E-Newsletter ADs:
PREMIUM AD / 1 Month
Logo, message, picture, listing and link in e-newsletter............$400
REGULAR AD / 1 Month
Logo, listing and link in e-newsletter.......................................$300
Donor Level Chamber Members receive a complimentary listing and link in the monthly e-newsletter and one premium ad plus Facebook blast as part of their upgraded perks! Click here to learn more (CHAMBER MEMBER APPLICATION / PERKS)
More Marketing Options Available to Chamber Members
PURCHASE THE CHAMBER MEMBER MAILING LIST...........................$200
Chamber members may purchase the chamber member mailing list provided as an excel file. Email addresses are NOT included. (The mailing list is available to donor level members at no cost as a perk of membership.)
PURCHASE A DEDICATED EMAIL BLAST
Donor Level Member.............................................................$300
The chamber will blast your message to our email list of over 1200 opted in West Town business owners and entrepreneurs. There are only 12 dedicated email blasts per year, available on a first come first serve basis. Only one blast per member. Contact the WTCCC office to reserve yours today! A complete report of number of hits and strike-throughs will be provided post blast. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements.
Online Marketing & Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing: The chamber as @WestTownChicago and West Town Chicago and many of the individual chamber special events are also on Facebook and Twitter: @DoDivision, @DoDivisionStreetFest, @WestFestChicago, @WestTownArtWalk, @WestTownFTS, @WestTownCommunityAlliance. Chamber member business events, specials, local news, plus our details on chamber meetings and special events are shared via social media outlets.
Online Marketing: The chamber maintains a number of websites to market the West Town business community, special events, and the WTCC.
www.westtownchamber.org is a resource for members and consumers and has a list of WTCC business members, a searchable business directory, community information, business resources, a list of available storefronts and commercial properties, demographics, membership information, chamber events, and more.
www.westtownssa.org is a website dedicated to the chamber’s West Town Special Service Area program with information on the Façade Rebate Program, street pole banner advertising, public art, street maintenance, artist made garbage cans, beautification programs, and more.
www.westtownchicago.com is a consumer oriented website with searchable business directory of chamber member businesses, information on the community, and special events.
www.do-division.com is a consumer oriented website with information on West Division Street’s offerings and events. Businesses listed include Division Street members of the West Town Chamber of Commerce and the Wicker Park & Bucktown Chamber of Commerce.
www.do-divisionstreetfest.com is a consumer oriented website with consumer information on the annual Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale with links to vendor applications, sponsorship information and more.
www.westfestchicago.com is a site dedicated to information on the annual West Fest event with consumer information plus links for vendors and sponsors.
www.foodtrucksocial.biz is a site dedicated to information on the annual Food Social events including West Town Food Truck Social with consumer information plus links for vendors and sponsors.
www.westtownartwalk.com is a site dedicated to information on the West Town Art Walk event.