If you would like information on the Community China trip please follow this link or contact our office at 989.354.4181.

Annual Economic Development Board Meeting
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center, 1000 US 23 North, Alpena
Details: Invite only event for members at an economic development tier. You can view tier information here. Contact us if you are interested in changing tiers, 989.354.4181.

Smart Digital Marketing Seminar - Multiply Your Sales with Event Marketing and Social Media
Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave., Alpena
Details: Event marketing is an important and effective marketing tool. When you run an event you want to make sure that you leave ample time for the promotional activities that will drive your registrations, and you want to create and provide an optimal online registration experience. If you run events or are considering running events, and you’d like to build on your knowledge of these two important elements of running a successful event, this session is for you. Free for members of the chamber; $20 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. Brought to you in partnership with Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena.

Drive N' Buy Fireworks Button Sales Event
Date: Friday, April 24, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, 1100 S. Bagley Street, Alpena
Details: Stop by the credit union to get a button and help us "Light up the sky this 4th of July"!

Military Support Reception
Date: Monday, May 4, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center, 1000 US 23 North.
Details: Cost is $10 per person for non-military. RSVP required, please call 989.354.4181 or email  info@alpenachamber.com. Hors d'oeuvres provided by The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center.

Leadercast
Date: Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m. registration, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. live broadcast
Location: Alpena Community College Granum Theatre, 665 Johnson St., Alpena
Details: Speakers include Malala Yousafzai, Ed Catmull, Rudy Giuliani, Andy Stanley, Bill McDermott, Aja Brown, CMDR Rorke Denver, Seth Godin and hosted by Bill & Giuliana Rancic. Tickets are $75 per person for chamber members or $105 for prospective members. For more information or to register call 989.354.4181 or email info@alpenachamber.com. Leadercast is sponsored by: Platinum: First Federal of Northern Michigan; Gold: Decorative Panels International, Lafarge, Lappan Agency/Auto-Owners, NEMROC, Inc., Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Silver: Accident Fund Insurance Company of America.

Front Door Fireworks Button Sales Event
Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Neiman's Family Market, Perch's IGA, Wal-Mart
Details: Help us raise money for this year's fireworks by purchasing a button from one of our volunteers at these locations.

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - The Community Development Partners
Date: Friday, May 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: Art in the Loft Gallery 109, 109 N. Second Ave., Alpena
Exclusive Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Details: Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. Cost is $9 per person.

Fireworks Button Curb Side Sales Event Part II
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce, 235 W. Chisholm St.
Details: Ambassadors will be selling buttons in front of the Chamber office to raise money for this year's fireworks.

Smart Digital Marketing Seminar - Monetizing Your Message for Mobile
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Location: Alpena County Library Conference Room, 211 N. First Ave., Alpena
Details: Today, many consumers are using mobile devices to find what they need, assess their options, make decisions, and make purchases. Small businesses and nonprofits who embrace mobile marketing will be the ones best able to compete. Let us help you understand this mobile world so you don't get left behind. Free for members of the chamber; $20 for prospective members. Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. Brought to you in partnership with Constant Contact and sponsored by Days Inn of Alpena.

Last Chance Fireworks Button Sales Event
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: True North Radio Network, 1491 West M-32, Alpena
Details: This will be your last chance to buy a button or donate to the 2015 4th of July Fireworks.

4th of July Parade
Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: The parade begins at the Alpena County Fairgrounds, travels down 11th Avenue to right on Chisholm Street to left on Second Avenue to left on Fletcher Street, ending in large parking lot on right before the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
Details: Registration forms will be available soon. Contact the Chamber for entry fee information.

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - Brown Trout Festival Kick-off
Date: Friday, July 17, 2015
Time: 7:00 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program
Location: In the Big Tent at Small Boat Harbor
Exclusive Sponsor: Accident Fund Insurance Company
Details: Registration is required to 989.354.4181 or info@alpenachamber.com. Cost is $9 per person.

Military Support Reception
Date: Friday, July 31, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: TBD
Details: Cost is $10 per person for non-military. RSVP required, please call 989.354.4181 or email  info@alpenachamber.com. Hors d'oeuvres provided by The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center.

Military Support Reception
Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center, 1000 US 23 North
Details: Cost is $10 per person for non-military. RSVP required, please call 989.354.4181 or email  info@alpenachamber.com. Hors d'oeuvres provided by The Sanctuary Inn and Conference Center.

28th Annual FLOG Fest Golf Outing
Date: Friday, August 7, 2015
Details: Please mark your calendars. More information will be available soon.

Click here to view the Community Events Calendar.

 
 
Ribbon Cuttings 
 
Bob's Bullpen
Date: Monday, April 27, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: 123 N. 2nd Ave., Alpena
 
The Wallace Firm, P.C.
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: 105 W. Chisholm St., Ste 201
 
Great Lakes Divers, LLC
Date: Friday, May 1, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: 400 Cedar Street, Alpena
 
If you would like to schedule a ribbon cutting please contact us at 989.354.4181.
 
 
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