A 17 foot putt could win you dinner for two, a stretch limo for a night on the town, 1,000 business cards and more. The putting contest will also help raise money for the Jimmy Fund and their battle against childhood cancer.
Putting for prizes is a new element has been added to this year’s Groundhog Day Advertising and Business Expo sponsored by the South Shore Ad Club and scheduled for Thursday, January 31, 3 – 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 929 Hingham Street (Route 228), Rockland, MA.
The putting green is provided and managed by LeaderBoard of Boston, a local organization based in Sharon, MA which has enhanced over 300 golf events and helped to raise more than $20-million dollars in the past five years.
“Everyone, avid golfer or not, will enjoy taking a swing at a wide range of prizes,” noted Neil Policow of LTS LeaderBoard of Metro Boston South. He added, “At $5 a chance, expo guests are spending short money to potentially win valuable prizes and also help support the Jimmy Fund.”
The free event is focused on helping connect regional businesses with advertising and business resources. Peter Tedeschi of Tedeschi Food Shops is the guest speaker and will reveal the secrets of his South Shore-based success at 5:30 p.m.
The expo’s exhibit hall – featuring advertising service providers and other business services – will be open from 3 – 7 p.m. More than 50 exhibitors will share the latest in advertising/marketing tools and techniques. A cocktail and networking reception will be held from 5 – 7 p.m. and feature free, light appetizers and a cash bar.
Exhibit/booth space is limited to the first 50 respondents. Exhibitor fee is $99 for South Shore Ad Club members and $149 for non-members. Exhibitors will be provided with a six-foot banquet table, wireless Internet access and table skirts.
About The South Shore Ad Club
The South Shore Ad Club is a non-profit organization committed to the personal and professional development of communications professionals located south of Boston. It’s the club’s mission to improve, strengthen and advance career goals through learning and networking opportunities; and to serve as a resource for local and Boston-area businesses requiring marketing, advertising, public relations and/or communications services.
To reserve booth space, contact Michael Johnson, (781) 927-9332, or visit www.SouthShoreAdClub.com.