Marketing and Advertising

Web Based Marketing

  • eBlast: Included in the membership, the Chamber sends out eBlasts on behalf of our members to two, well-curated email lists. BACC eBlasts have a double digit open rate.
  • Social Media: Included in the membership, the Chamber posts to six social media channels on behalf of our members. The BACC has over 10,000 follower across our channels (Facebook/Meta, Twitter, Instagram, t LinkedIn accounts
  • Business Directory Profile Upgrades: Have your business stand out from the rest by enhancing your directory listing. Options include an expanded profile, search results, company logo, increased display results, and photo gallery.
  • Website Banner Advertising: Our website has full SEO integration and high traffic counts that increase each day. Reach your audience by advertising your business, special promotion, or upcoming event right on our website. Choose which page your banner ad will be listed or buy an ad right on the home page.
  • Hot Deals – Shop Chamber Online coupon: Customers are turning to the internet to determine their shopping and dining needs in both the B2B and B2C markets. Use our free member-to-member coupons to promote your business to our members and their 26,000 employees. Members are provided with a Shop Chamber Membership ID Card to display at your business. Special offers are made available via the internet.

Print-based Advertising

  • Annual Membership Guide: The chamber publishes a membership guide complete with a calendar of our events, sponsorship information, and advertising opportunities. These books are distributed throughout the year to members at events, during one-on-one meetings, in marketing folders and at our office. Listing in the guide is included in membership. Members can also purchase adspace in the book.
  • Direct Mail Database: An Excel spreadsheet of our membership database to market your company is available for purchase. Mail a solicitation letter, special promotion, or an introductory piece – don’t forget to remind them you are a fellow member. The database includes updates over 12 month period.

Program-based Marketing

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: No better way to market your company than to host them at your place of business. BACC Ribbon Cutting ceremonies are luxe events that are well attended and include the mayor, village trustees, village staff and Chamber members. The event is also videotaped by Bolingbrook Community Television. A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is included in chamber membership.
  • Monthly Luncheon Sponsorship: Get your business directly in front of our members by sponsoring a monthly luncheon. Sponsors receive prime marketing time, access to guests’ tables to distribute materials, and tickets to the luncheon. Also available are display tables to market your business during registration.
  • Business After Hours: Business After Hours are some of our best attended events. Collaborate with one of our member restaurants to be the event site to increase attendance.
  • Business Breakfast: Business before hours is another of our well-attended events. Collaborate with one of our member restaurants to be the event site to increase attendance.