Billing: Payment is required prior to the date of the event. Payment by check, Visa or MasterCard is accepted. If you require an invoice, please notify us immediately. The invoice must be paid prior to the event date. Business must obtain proper documentation (i.e. Certificate of Occupancy) prior to date of event.
Process: Once the date is agreed upon, Chamber will need: high resolution image of your logo for invitations and website event page emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. A proof the invitations will be sent to you for approval. Approval is needed as soon as possible. If we do not hear back from you within a timely manner, we may be forced to postpone your scheduled ribbon cutting/grand opening ceremony date. Please provide the Chamber with a written press release to publicize the event or ask to be connected to a PR/Marketing professional for assistance with a written press release. Cost of PR creation not included in ribbon cutting package.
Cancellations/Rescheduling of Event: Any company that has a Ribbon Cutting or Grand Opening event scheduled and cancels or requests to re-schedule the event must pay a $25 cancellation fee. If invitations have already been printed, the organization requesting the event change must pay for the invitations to be re-printed at cost.
Event date: All Ribbon Cuttings/Grand Openings ceremonies that are booked through the chamber must clear their event date with the Chamber’s calendar with the assistance of chamber staff. The date selected must be selected at least four weeks prior to the event. We can only accommodate ribbon cuttings Monday through Thursday and the time will be at 4:00pm.
If you’re in accordance with the information above, please sign below and return with payment to the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce, Attention: Amber Joseph – email@example.com; 71 Walnut, Ste 110, Rochester, Michigan 48307 or fax to 248-651-5270.