There are plenty of opportunities for members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce to market and advertise their business. The number of these opportunities change as events are added and opportunities arise. Most are for members but sponsorship packages for some of the public events such as the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament or the N.C. 4th of July Festival are available for non-members.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Services
The Chamber provides ribbon cutting or ground breaking ceremony services for its members. Pre-schedule your event with Chamber Staff. Event should be held Monday - Friday 8:00am-6:00pm. Three weeks advance notice is optimal. Chamber will provide a ribbon, bring giant scissors for use in ceremony and send post event news release to local media. Member is encouraged to provide Chamber Staff a brief description about their product and or service.
Mobile Application & Enhanced Directory Listings
Enhance your business listing on the Chamber’s Website and Mobile Application. Detail View, Backlink, Post Deals, Active E-mail, Fax number, Badges, Detail Description, Video, Additional Uploads, Hours of Operation, Location Reference, and Facebook Social Plugin. $100 annually. Please call or email Charlie Blalock, Membership & Ad Sales Agent for details at [email protected].
Vacation & Resident’s Guide
Members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce have the opportunity to purchase display advertisements in the Chamber’s Picture Perfect in Any Season Guide for Living & Recreating in the Southport-Oak Island area. 60,000 copies of this guide are printed and distributed. Ad sales begin in December and end in February of each year. The guide is published prior to Easter. Each member of the Chamber will receive one free business directory listing in the guide but advertisers will receive a highlighted listing. The Guide is also published in page turning format on the Chamber’s Website. Please call or email Charlie Blalock, Membership & Ad Sales Agent for details at [email protected].
Each Chamber event has a sponsorship component which will offer the business community opportunities to market their product or service to those participating in the event. Please call or email Charlie Blalock, Membership & Ad Sales Agent for details at [email protected].
Occasionally, The Chamber presents cooperative advertising opportunities to its membership. These co-op ads give the members an opportunity to advertise together, making a bigger impact and reaching new customers at an affordable rate.