How GABA Benefits Member Businesses:
Participation in GABA’s collective marketing program promoting both “Visit Arnold” and “Shop Arnold”. Included in the program are:
Greater Arnold Area Guide: a 16 page full color guide that includes recreational opportunities and a business resource directory of all GABA
member businesses by category. Over 25,000 are printed annually, with the main focus of distribution to the Bay area, Central Valley and Sacramento. Guides are available locally at Calaveras Visitors Centers, U.S. Forest Service, Calaveras Big Trees State Park and local businesses and real estate offices. Members receive 50 free guides with the option to purchase 50 free guides with the option of purchasing more at cost.
Greater Arnold Web Site: – links with GABA’s web site: http://cometoarnold.com. This site is registered with over 500 search engines and is publicized in all GABA material.
Gain insight into new development in the business climate of the area through informative bi-monthly meetings.
Receive GABA newsletter which contains pertinent information regarding the business climate.
An opportunity to work closely with other businesses in the area towards developing a sense of community. Examples are the GABA-sponsored 4th of July parade and the Christmas street lighting program.
Public Relations: An individual representing GABA and the greater Arnold area attends most important in-county meetings and functions and, in turn, relates information back to members.