The North End Chamber of Commerce held its second full meeting of the year on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 with its new board. The NECC is working on several promotional initiatives using a “Little Italy” theme along with “Boston’s Historic North End.” The Chamber introduced a new TV commercial, taxi top campaign, window decals, trash can advertising and bumper stickers. The group also hosted insurance presentations for local businesses.
Watch the above video to see all the presentations. A subject timeline is shown below so you can jump to specific parts of the video within the hour long meeting.
(00:00 in video) Welcome and Introductions – NECC President Donna Freni
(05:25) Treasurer’s Report – NECC Treasurer Chris Young
- Membership Update
- Membership dues: Pay at Century Bank
(10:00) North End Branding: Boston’s Historic North End / Little Italy – Damien DiPaola
- Taxi Tops
- Bumper Stickers
- Member Decals
- Comcast Commercial
- Website – NECC Treasurer Chris Young
(25:50) Kiosk Plans Update – NECC President Donna Freni
(29:00) Trash Can Advertising – NECC VP Toni Gilardi
(36:00) Insurance for NECC Members
- Lynco Insurance Group
- Nobile Insurance Agency
(45:30) New Initiatives – NECC Treasurer Chris Young
- Businesses coming before NECC for support
- Organizations seeking donations to make requests to NECC
(50:00) Open Discussion
The new “Little Italy” taxi signs were also on display outside the meeting hall, shown below with some of the NECC members.
Photos by Matt Conti.