Malta Merchants October 2016

Malta Chamber Merchant’s Committee Meeting

Oct 5, 2016

Stretch’s Pizza


Approve Minutes – as read



Committee Updates

  • Marketing and Tourism
    • PCLifestyle Campaign Update
      • Oct –selfie spot article – no move to a Scrip article
    • Historic Walking Tour
      • Done! Will promote in October
    • Business After Hours
      • September 15th  – Art’s Furniture – How’d it go?  Good steady turnout
      • October – open
      • November – Avon/Alison’s Pantry
    • Border Billboard
      • See draft – need to change photo, not enough resolution


Old Business



New Business

  • Selfie Spot Contest – hold till January, after holidays
    • Length of time in each store
    • Start with Parade of lights?
  • Parade of Lights Oct27
    • 6pm line up, 6:30pm parade
    • School group food vendors
    • Dina getting event insurance for parade
    • Scrip kickoff – paper ordered
    • Start advertising – Oct 13
  • Holiday Promo Website update
    • Send Dina any promotions to include
  • Holiday Committee Update
    • Tshirts/Flag Order – send in this week
    • Weekend Participation and Walk Around Participation due to committee by oct 21
    • Summary of each week’s events
    • What/Why Should you participate, what’s expected
      • See summary document
      • Move CAN drive weekend and I Spy weekend
      • Some merchants may choose to do additional promotions throughout the weekends, like Button Button discounts
    • Button Update
      • Will start selling for weekend after Black Friday
      • 500 ordered

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