E-Gateway 12.29.15

Posted on December 29th, 2015 under News Flash.
On the Calendar This Week…
Wednesday, December 30
Wayzata Art Experience Committee Meeting, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Chamber Office
Thursday, December 31 & Friday, January 1
Chamber Office Closed- Happy New Year!
Speaker Luncheon Featuring Wendy Blackshaw,
SVP of Marketing & Sales, 2018 Super Bowl Host Committee


Thursday, January 14
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Wayzata Country Club
Register Here 

With over 25 years experience in tourism, entertainment and sports sales and marketing, Wendy Blackshaw is known for her dynamic approach to building great, award-winning brands and creating successful partnerships for high profile organizations such as Sun Country Airlines, Mall of America, University of MN and Rollerblade. In her current role as Senior Vice President, she is uniquely qualified to speak to the exciting opportunities and daunting challenges facing our local 2018 Super Bowl Host Committee.
2016 Presenting Sponsor:

Your 2016 Membership Decal

Look for the 2016 version of your membership decal in the January issue of The Gateway newsletter and proudly display on a window or door! Contact us at 952-473-9595 if you do not receive your decal.

Small Business Owners- ADA Lawsuit Update

Over 120 lawsuits have been filed in the past 2 years in Minnesota targeting small businesses over alleged violations of Americans with Disabilities (ADA) laws and MN Human Rights Act. The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is working on legislation for the 2016 session to address this abusive lawsuit issue. Click here to read the most recent press release.

Calling All Superheroes
Registration for the 32nd Annual Wayzata Chilly Open is OPEN. Get your squad together and head to WayzataChillyOpen.com.

Things to cover with your team:
1. Team Name & Captain (consider how it works with costumes)
2. Number of Golfers (you can always add more)
3. Preferred tee time (11:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.)
4. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for all the goods

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Click here or email Brooke Beyer at bbeyer@wayzatachamber.com for more information.

Advertising Opportunities to Chamber Members Available Now

A benefit of your membership is the opportunity to advertise in our weekly e-newsletter,
the e-Gateway, and our printed monthly newsletter, The Gateway. Click here for an example ofThe Gateway.  Inserts in The Gateway begin at $60 a month and advertisements in the
e-Gateway begin at $30 a week.Click the links below for more details:

The Gateway Advertising Agreement 
e-Gateway Advertising Agreement 

Member Spotlight

Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners 
IOCP has met all requirements for basic, quantitative and qualitative information to earn a GuideStar ‘Gold’ rating.Click here for more information.