Ribbon Cuting at the Winter Park Resort

Business-to-Business Event Guidelines

How To and Instructions

Business-to-Business Event Guidelines

Step by Step Instructions

These guidelines apply to all membership functions. Please note the specifics for each type of function. When hosting an event, we encourage hosts to use a fellow Chamber member to cater their event. Download our Business-to-Business PDF printout.

For questions, comments or concerns, contact Maria Chavez, Membership Services Director at mchavez@playwinterpark.com or 970.283.3550.

Business Responsibilities for All Event Types

The below are guidelines for hosting an after-hours mixer, ribbon cutting, open house, luncheon or other event:

  • Bring in food, beverages, etc. It is up to the business if they choose to charge for the event.
  • Obtain a Special Event Permit (from towns of Winter Park, Fraser or the county) if alcohol is being served and event is open to the public and/or held in a public place. If permit is required and/or event is outside, business is responsible for fencing off area.
  • Provide event information to Chamber two weeks before the event to be placed in a weekly eNews.
  • To do further promotion, if desired. For example: Contact newspaper for press release, send in a business article or ad about event, or send invitations.

Chamber Responsibilities for All Event Types

  • If event information is given to the Chamber in appropriate time, the chamber will promote business' event in Chamber eBlasts.
  • Event will be placed on event page at www.PlayWinterPark.com (if appropriate due to alcohol permit regulations).
  • After the event, the Chamber will send an event image and caption to newspaper. (It may or may not be posted).
  • If available, the Chamber will have staff present at the event.
  • Chamber provides name tags and pens.

Open House/Ribbon Cutting

  • Hosting requests are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. A maximum of 2-3 mixers will be held a month. (Includes After-Hours Mixers).

After-Hours Mixer

  • Hosting requests are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. A maximum of 2-3 mixers will be held per month. (Includes Open House/Ribbon Cuttings combined).
  • Recommended time for event is 1-2 hours between 5-7pm.
  • Chamber will collect RSVPs if business desires.