Join a Committee

There are many ways that you can get involved with the Water Street District Business Association. The best way is to join a committee and be actively involved in the revitalization of the Water Street District. There are four committees to choose from:

Membership Committee Responsibilities:
Goal - Create value in becoming a member and the desire to remain a member!

Recruiting
Create and maintain systems for recruiting new members:
o    Create email template and website link to send to new prospects
o    Create and manage follow up system for new prospects
On-boarding new members

Create welcoming environment and systems to maximize member participation
o    Create and deliver welcome letter to new members
o    Make sure all new members are personally called by a Board member promptly
o    Provide website team with contact information for new members to get their listing and relevant business information complete.
o    Personally Invite new members to meetings and be there to welcome them
o    Insure MailChimp database is updated with their email address

Retention
o    Create a process to reach out to existing members to ask what we can do better / report this information back to the Board with recommendations
o    Invite members to participate in committees or for Board openings

 

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Events Committee Responsibilities:
Goal – To increase WSDBA exposure within the community by creating effective and engaging events and helping to increase membership and assist businesses in the Water Street District.

Membership Mixers/NOWS/Workshops on Water/Shop Small Henderson
o   Plan monthly networking events and educational Workshops on Water (WOW) to promote WSDBA in the community, educate small business owners and increase membership
o   Plan quarterly News on Water Street (NOW) events to highlight exciting events happening on Water Street or in the District
o   Work closely with all stakeholders and WSD businesses to execute our annual Shop Small Henderson event the Saturday after Thanksgiving
o   Inform membership of upcoming City of Henderson events and networking opportunities to create awareness of WSDBA

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Communications Committee Responsibilities:
Goal – Manage the brand and message of the WSDBA to provide professional and timely information to our membership and the community

WSDBA Communications Team
Responsibilities include:

o    Work closely with President to create annual communications/marketing plan for the WSDBA
o    Manage the marketing direction, creation and implementation of all advertising and promotion
o    Manage brand identity for the WSDBA
o    Manage key messages through social media, press releases, email newsletters, WSDBA website
o    Work cross-functionally with VPs of Membership, Events and Advocacy to insure timely communication for all activities and messages
o    Manage Communications budget

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Advocacy Committee Responsibilities:
Goal – Provide the WSDBA with a “What’s going on?” snapshot of city activity, changes and plans, particularly those in and around Water Street and impacting Water Street area businesses.

o   Serve as a voice for Water Street area businesses: encouraging business growth and opportunity in the Water Street area; connecting businesses with each other; and connecting businesses with the City of Henderson as appropriate.
o  Coordinate and Communicate with City of Henderson Water Street District personnel regarding media campaign and general activity.
o  Coordinate and Communicate with City of Henderson Redevelopment Office regarding new developments in the Water Street area, and how WSDBA may be involved.
o  Coordinate and Communicate with City of Henderson Police Department regarding matters impacting Water Street area businesses.
o  Coordinate and Communicate with Mayor and City Council regarding opportunities for their involvement in WSDBA activity, and vice versa.
o  Coordinate and Communicate with Henderson Chamber of Commerce regarding collaborations as business associations serving Henderson, Henderson events, Henderson publicity, and more.
o  Coordinate and Communicate with Henderson Chamber of Commerce regarding collaborations as business associations serving Henderson, Henderson events, Henderson publicity, and more.

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