2019 Wine & Brew Walk
Tickets on sale now. Click on link below:
$30 in advance, $35 day of event
From the Director’s Desk
Thanks to everyone for making our 11th anniversary of Thunder in the City such a huge success! Downtown Meadville was extremely busy with fun events, from the car show, motorcycle parade, corn hole tournament, the new inflatable Kids Zone, vendors, dunking booth, belly dancing/shimmy mob feature, the poker walk and our entertainment; the Groove and the Porcelain Bus Drivers! Thanks to our many generous sponsors who ensured this free weekend had something for everyone, especially our entertainment sponsors: CHANNELLOCK, Street Track ‘n Trail and The J.M. Smucker Company.!
Now that Thunder is over, on to the next event: our Fall Golf Outing! This will be August 28th at Mt. Hope Golf Course! A full course of golfers will enjoy a day of fun, golf, great food, & more! This is also the perfect opportunity to advertise your company logo on the course or possibly donate some skills prizes. There are many ways to sponsor this event, so please let us know if you are able to help in any way. We always need auction items & prizes for our golfers. On August 29th, join us to celebrate an anniversary at our Business After Hours at Bayshore Homes! Enjoy fun, good food, local entertainment, food trucks & more.
September brings our 4th Annual Chamber Wine & Brew Walk, on Saturday September 14th. You don’t want to miss this event! We’ve added more stops, including distilleries offering moonshine. A few local food trucks will be featured, along with many of our local restaurants offering lunch & dinner specials, merchants will have special promotions & sales, local pubs will offer live music during & after the event & more. We will feature 26 wineries, breweries & distilleries at various stops in downtown. This is a premier opportunity to promote your company or organization. The event will be taking place throughout Meadville’s historic downtown, giving you the chance to reach over 1000 ticket holders & thousands of potential customers with event publicity. There are numerous sponsorship opportunities available that include event tickets! Thanks to Flicks TV & Appliance for the 35 bottle Wine Fridge for our Grand Prize drawing valued at over $500, 2nd prize of a wine gift basket and 3rd prize is a brewery gift basket! Tickets are available for the event & prizes now.
October 9th is our Annual Advertising & Member Services Auction!! We are looking forward to returning to Voodoo Brewery again this year, for a unique atmosphere. Great venue, amazing advertising packages & member services deals for potential clients & for employee appreciation deals! This is the perfect opportunity to get great advertising and media packages at a fraction of the cost while enjoying an entertaining evening. Be sure to register for this event as well, so that we can promote your company and get specific details of any advertising specials that you will be offering to promote your business.
Mark your calendars for any women at your company to attend. November 6th is our 5th Annual Women In Business Expo, at the Meadville Country Club! Join us for an evening of women supporting other businesswomen with shopping, cocktails, delicious appetizer & dessert stations, learn more about a variety of women owned businesses. I am very excited to announce our featured speaker, Kiya Tomlin. Her Pittsburgh based company focuses on modern, comfortable, affordable custom clothing for women. Her clothing line embodies cover girl glamour with the comfort and ease of a favorite sweatshirt. The clothing line is made right in the store as well. Fabulous gift baskets are given by each vendor at this event! Please see the full-page ads about this event in this newsletter. For those of you that are Steelers fans, yes, she is also the wife of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mike Tomlin.
As always, I look forward to seeing you at any of our upcoming Chamber events!
"Today’s Chamber is a vital networking source to help develop my business. I can’t imagine being a business owner in Meadville without being an active member of the local Chamber. "
-Dan Crandall, owner of Fine Print Commercial Printers
YOUR CHAMBER, YOUR VOICE
The Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce is the third oldest chamber in the nation and has supported the businesses and communities of Western Crawford County and beyond for over 200 years! We offer several programs, events, and services to help your business and assist in the renaissance of this great region.
The links below will take you to some of these events and services.