Year 2013 MassEcon Committees
Membership & Marketing: This committee integrates both Membership & Marketing initiatives. Working with the Board and Executive Committee, this committee will assist in setting goals for membership; develop our value proposition and messaging for various segments of the business community; identify new members to be recruited; and develop strategies for member retention, including enhancing visibility for current members. This Committee will also provide guidance on building MassEcon's Ambassador program. Social media, communication strategies, design, and branding also fall within this committee's wheelhouse.
Date: March 15
Place: Cresa 200 State Street, Boston
Time: 12-2 (lunch provided)
Chris Cooks - Cresa Boston
Erica Chapman - OSRAM SYLVANIA
Programs & Events This committee will help determine guest speakers at member meetings; develop events that will foster member networking opportunities, including MassEcon's industry roundtables; and assist in developing the topic and speaker line-up for the June Annual Conference.
A sub-committee will focus on Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards ,
MassEcon's blockbuster awards event for 2013 (The Tenth Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards Luncheon), continuing a tradition of an annual event that provides recognition for expanding Massachusetts companies and visibility and revenue for MassEcon. Principal tasks of the sub-committee are to help shape the nomination process for candidates; provide guidance in program logistics - including the Judging Reception for the nominated companies; and coordinate and recruit sponsors.
Date: March 13
Place: Nutter McLennen & Fish 155 Seaport Blvd, Boston
Time: 8:30 -10 a.m.
Michael Scott - Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Greg Buscone - RBS Citizens
Location Support This committee will provide guidance for MassEcon's activities as they relate to the organization's signature Site Finder Service. Activities include participating in the ongoing selection, revision, and updating of MarketReady Properties through a Site Evaluation Sub-committee; helping advance efforts to keep the MarketReady Properties in the public spotlight; providing guidance on the second-stage implementation of MassEcon's on-line site finder database; providing guidance to Board and staff on MassEcon membership engagement protocols; and providing strategic and tactical guidance to ensure effective relationships with the site selector community, including the planning of key events to showcase Massachusetts.
Date: March 26, 2013
Place: Dacon Corporation, 16 Huron Drive, Natick
Time: Location Support 10-11; Site Evaluation Subcommittee: 11-12:30 (lunch provided)
Chris Steele - Investment Consulting Associates
Ryan Weber - Newmark Grubb Knight Frank