ABC's -
Alliston Business Connection

Come and join us for a networking event!
It can be hosted by our members


  1. Provide the Chamber with information that would aide in bringing members to your event for  Chamber emails (like a teaser), including most updated logo. 
  2. Advertise the event in you own business circles i.e. suppliers, customers; non-chamber  members are welcome to our events (this allows them to find out about the Chamber) 
  3. Confirm attendance of host’s guests and provide name tags, confirm with chamber the total  number of guests. (if there is limited space, set a limit of number of guests)
  4. Provide hors d’oeuvres and beverages – reach out to the co-host re: splitting & costing
  5. Take care to provide an elevated food experience.
  6. Provide either a door prize for a draw or a small giveaway to each attendee
  7. Provide promotional/marketing items of business i.e. business cards, brochures
  8. Prepare a 5-15 minute introduction/presentation about your business
  9. Venue can be arranged through the chamber or the host’s can choose a different venue if it will enhance their presentation.

Chamber Duties

  1. Promote event to membership through email, website, and facebook.
  2. Provide attendance numbers to host
  3. Bring Chamber marketing materials
  4. Help to facilitate evening
  5. Sell 50/50 tickets for charity (My Sister’s Place Alliston)
  6. Collect business cards for draw prize, confirm attendance & provide name tags for chamber guests.
  7. Distribute guest contact information for networking opportunities via email after event.

Events Details

  1. ABC runs from 5pm to no longer than 7pm
  2. Networking for first 30-45 minutes
  3. President welcome to event
  4. Introduction of Hosts (5 - 15 minute presentation/speech each)
  5. Introduction of Chamber Staff & Directors
  6. Upcoming Chamber and member events are announced
  7. 50/50, host, & guest draws are announced
  8. Tours or demos etc. if facility allows
  9. Networking, networking & more networking!!!


P.O. Box 32
39 Victoria St E 2nd floor,
Alliston, ON L9R 1V5


Phone: +1 (705) 435-1540
ext 103 


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