Momentum has helped guide our expansion into a number of new cities by creating a strategy to use chambers of commerce. Sponsorship marketing works!
Damon Piatek President & CEO, Welke Customs Brokers USA
Whether it’s navigating business associations, government or economic development agencies, Momentum knows who to bring to the table, how to best utilize resources, and how to deliver results time and time again.
Jim Manno President, ITGO
An event like Small Business Festival doesn’t come together without someone at the helm who knows all the players and can bring them all together. Momentum made the process so simple, knew exactly who to reach out to, and seamlessly made the first SBF Buffalo a huge success. What an AMAZING EXPERIENCE!
Matthew Pollard Founder, Small Business Festival
Momentum’s strength is understanding the regional business ecosystem to know where time, effort and dollars are best spent to move projects forward.
Dr. Kathryn Friedman Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Research Professor, University at Buffalo
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When I used to work for the chamber of commerce, we had this saying about members that I always thought had some truth to it, but never seemed to resonate: “Business memberships are like gym memberships… You have to use them to get the benefit from them.”
I’m fascinated with people who market themselves as a “life coach.” Not necessarily because of what they do, or the way they determine if they’re successful or not – but with the rise of that area of consultancy in the past several years. Ten years ago, there was no such thing as a life coach.
You’ve probably been told (often, and by many) that in order to succeed and grow, having a robust social media presence is critical.
You’ve also probably delved in and found out that that’s not necessarily true.
I sold a sponsorship to an event recently – a big one, $5K – and was talking with the marketing manager from the business, thanking them for their support and discussing details on how they would be represented at the event.
I had two video calls with a colleague this past week – someone I work very closely with throughout the year. On the first call, he made a comment about my video background. Those of you with whom I’ve had a call in the past few months know that I use backgrounds themed to the topic of the call. For most general calls, I have a great pic of Niagara Falls that I use. But, this colleague mentioned my background as we kicked off the conversation, and I explained my reasoning for using it.