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Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cutting Guidelines

Ribbon Cutting ceremonies are for Members who have:

  • Opened a business in the past 12 months
  • Changed ownership/management
  • Changed location or opened an additional location
  • Remodeled or expanded present location

Member Responsibilities

  • Reserve a Date - Call Chamber three weeks prior to the desired date(s).
  • Designate Official Contact Person - will make arrangements and be in charge of event
  • Notify Corporate/Company Dignitaries - to attend and appear in the photo
  • Contact Mayor’s Office - arrange for a representative of his office to attend
  • Send Invitations - Invite family, friends, loyal customers and vendors. The Chamber can print mail labels of Chamber members and Village of Orland Park dignitaries for a $35 fee.
  • Provide Refreshments - Contact fellow Chamber member who provides catering

Orland Park Area Chamber Responsibilities

  • Provide Guidance and Suggestions - Call our Executive Director for ideas
  • Promote Event - via weekly email newsletter, website calendar and Chambergram newsletter calendar
  • Provide Media Support - list of local media contacts as requested
  • Provide Ceremonial Scissors and Ribbon
  • Provide Chamber Ambassadors – to meet and greet those who attend
  • Provide Photographer - will take photos at event
  • Present Certificate - to commemorate the ceremony
  • Distribute Press Release - send photos and press release to media contacts
  • Publish Ribbon Cutting - will appear in our Chambergram newsletter