Congratulations on your new business! The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce is proud to support your upcoming event. The following information will help you plan your company's ribbon cutting and/or ground breaking ceremony. Please note: these services are available to Chamber member only.
Ribbon cuttings are included at the Builder and higher levels and $200 for Partner level members. Ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings are for businesses that have opened in the last six (6) months, remodeled, moved locations, or are breaking ground on a new business.
You must be a Chamber member in good standing for the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce to engage in a ribbon cutting.
The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce will provide you with large, ceremonial scissors and a long length of ribbon. Chamber staff and executive committee members will attend your event. Once your event is confirmed, it will be listed on the Chamber's website and in the ChamberGram (e-newsletter). An email notification will be also be sent to Chamber Ambassadors and local elected officials. Pleas note: the Chamber cannot guarantee that local elected officials will be able to attend. A Chamber staff member will arrive 30 minutes prior to your event.
Because your ribbon cutting is your event, there are no set guidelines. What follows is an assembly of steps to help you plan a successful event.
On the day of your event, the Chamber typically likes to follow the agenda below. You can make changes to the agenda, but it is encouraged that you make the Chamber aware of what changes you would like well in advance of your scheduled event.