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  • 2018 Ribbon Cutting Request Form

    The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate your business with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This service is at no cost to STCOC Members at the Business Level Investment and above who are celebrating a grand opening or milestone anniversary. It is unique way for the Chamber to help market you and your business. Questions? Contact the Chamber office (813) 637-0156 or membership@southtampachamber.org.
    By checking this box you are agreeing to the terms outlined below. *
    Ribbon cuttings must be planned a minimum of 4 weeks in advance. Requested dates are on a first come-first serve basis. Dates will not be held or added to the Chamber calendar until this form is completed in full. Ribbon cuttings outside of normal business hours may incur a fee as outlined below. Any applicable fees must be paid no less than 30 days prior to the date of the event to guarantee services. The Chamber cannot guarantee attendance at your event. It is suggested that you consider hosting an open house in conjunction with your ribbon cutting ceremony. - Invite your clients, neighbors, family, friends and colleagues, promote your event on social media and to other groups you may be a part of. Facility tours and reception are recommended for after the ceremony.
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    Please share the reason for your ribbon cutting?
    If you do not see your celebration listed above, but would like to host a ribbon cutting, please contact membership@southtampachamber.org to see if your business is eligible.
    Please choose your ribbon cutting package:
    Any applicable fees must be paid no less than 30 days prior to the date of the event to guarantee services.
    Standard Ribbon Cutting
    Standard Ribbon Cuttings are complimentary for members at the Business Level* or higher. To include (1) e-mailed ribbon cutting invitation to Chamber members approx. 2 weeks prior to your event, event to be listed on the Chamber website and in weekly newsletter, chamber to provide a staff member or Ambassador to facilitate your ceremony, large ceremonial scissors and ribbon, professional photographer, a digital photo of your ribbon cutting ceremony, photo to be posted on Chamber’s social media. (Additional photos available for purchase.) *Individual/Basic Level members who would like information on upcoming Group Ribbon Cuttings should contact membership@southtampachamber.org.
    Marketing Package @ $150
    Marketing Package to include all items included in the Standard Ribbon Cutting Package PLUS… Chamber to create an event on the Chamber’s official Facebook page and guarantee 2 social media posts prior to your event, Facebook live video of your ribbon cutting ceremony, press release to be distributed by the Chamber following your event, ribbon cutting photo included in Chamber E-newsletter, professional photographer to provide digital photos from your event.
    Premium Ribbon Cutting Package @ $300
    Premium Package to include all items in the Standard Ribbon Cutting Package & Marketing Package PLUS… No additional fee for after hours event, Chamber CEO or Chairman of the Board to facilitate your ribbon cutting ceremony, commemorative plaque to display in your business, and a featured article in Chamber E-newsletter. The Chamber will provide contact information for City of Tampa and Hillsborough County officials. *The Chamber cannot guarantee event attendance by elected officials or media.