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COMMUNITY
BRANDING

CREATE VIBRANT VIDEOS
THAT DRIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH 

Chambers of Commerce and Tourism Departments face a multitude of priorities and intense competition. At Sozo Bear Films, we understand the unique challenges you encounter to promote and showcase your community, businesses, and local tourism.

 

Here are some of the key pain points we address:

  • Attracting and Retaining Chamber Members: Creating compelling content that highlights and showcases chamber members and their businesses. Leads to chamber member buy-in and seen as a return on investment for their chamber membership.

  • Showcasing Your Vibrant Communities: Producing videos that capture the essence of your unique community, its businesses, and tourist attractions.

  • Competing for Attention: Standing out in a crowded market with high-quality, engaging promotional videos and commercials.

  • Delegating to the Experts: Juggling numerous priorities and needing to offload high quality professional video marketing to trusted partners.

Community Branding
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Discover Dahlonega  - Spring 2022 Commercial
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Pick Ellijay - Girls Trip Commercial
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REAL RESULTS
REAL IMPACT:

DAHLONEGA, GA

Since beginning our collaboration with Discover Dahlonega & Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce in 2020, we've helped showcase the charm and appeal of this vibrant community, it's local businesses, and the attractions that bring so many visitors to this North Georgia Mountain Community.

 

Success Stories:

  • Small Business of the Quarter Videos: We created impactful videos that added value and prestige to the members of the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber, highlighting the achievement and crafting a short brand video for the awarded local business.

  • Discover Dahlonega Seasonal Campaigns: The videos we produced for Discover Dahlonega have been used extensively in their social media marketing campaigns and television / streaming ads targeting specific markets. These videos have also been featured on Good Morning America and have reached thousand of potential tourists significantly boosting the area's visibility.

  • The Numbers Don't Lie: Thanks in part to our engaging video content, Dahlonega saw impressive tourism metrics in 2022, with total visitor spending reaching $96.4 million and attracting over 211,000 visitors. 

 By partnering with Sozo Bear Films, you’re choosing a team that delivers real results and makes a significant impact on your community’s growth and engagement.

Retail:

$16.8

Million

Food and Beverage:

$24.1

Million

Lodging:

$35.8

Million

Something more
"offbeat"

For Pick Ellijay, we produced a creative, unconventional travel commercial featuring The "Offbeat Traveler", a quirky vlogger on a mission to find Bigfoot in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Ellijay, Georgia. This unique campaign highlights Ellijay's charm and appeal to travelers seeking an unconventional adventure in Southern Appalachia.

 

Engagement Metrics:

 

 

This fun and creative campaign has resonated well with the targeted community of cryptid chasers and general Ellijay, GA visitors alike, thanks to its unique storytelling approach and engaging content. With this video, they ran ads via YouTube that performed exceptionally well, driving significant digital engagement with multiple lead responses daily.

 

Facebook:

133,000

Views

YouTube:

48,000 Views

(with ads)

Instagram:

Over

700 Likes

WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT COMMUNITY BRANDING THROUGH VIDEO?
 

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Question: Why should Chambers of Commerce and Tourism Departments Invest in Video?

Answer: Engaging, high-quality videos can significantly enhance your community's visibility and appeal on social media and paid advertising channels. It can help attract and retain chamber members, promote local businesses and organizations, and drive economic growth for your community and tourism initiatives

Are You Experiencing These Challenges?

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  • You're struggling to highlight and promote your community's strengths effectively. 

  • You find it difficult to engage chamber members and potential tourists with compelling content.

  • You want to create videos that truly connect with and represent your community.​

  • You face challenges in gaining buy-in from local businesses and chamber members.

  • You want to produce videos for your chamber / tourism department that you can be proud of, but lack the resources and expertise.

If you can relate to any of these challenges, it sounds like you need a trusted partner

for your community branding video marketing and promotion.

Why partner with Sozo bear films?

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Expertise

We have spent the last several years specializing in producing promotional videos and commercials that promote local chambers, small businesses, and tourism attractions in ways that are authentic and engaging.

PROVEN TRACK RECORD

 We have successfully produced engaging and effective videos for Chambers of Commerce and Tourism Departments across the North Georgia region.

CUSTOMIZED
APPROACH

Though we've had a proven track record, it's never a one-size-fits all approach. We provide uniquely tailored videos that address the specific goals and challenges your Chamber, tourism, and community faces.

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SHOWCASE YOUR COMMUNITY

Our videos don't just tell stories—they bring your community to life. Whether it's a bustling local business, a scenic tourist attraction, or a dynamic Chamber event, we capture the essence of what makes your community unique and appealing.

 We'll work closely with you and your most engaging business members to create content that resonates and drives results.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can support your economic development and chamber membership initiatives. 

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