Join the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce
Benefits to Joining the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce
Visibility & Exposure
Programs and networking opportunities, including Business After Hours, Business Before Hours, Groton Business Association meetings, Learning Lunches and more!
Membership Directory and Relocation Guide, viewed by thousands of businesses, residents and visitors every year with a print distribution of 20,000+
Detailed listing on mysticchamber.org and direct web link back to your website. The GMCC website has over 300,000 referrals per year, as well as a range of advertising opportunities.
Post news and events in our Homepage news feed, inclusion in our weekly e-mail newsletters to more than 1,700 local residents and businesses
Hosted by Susette Tibus and Kristin Hartnett, talk your business up on the GMCC’s popular public access television show, Mystic Matters
Free marketing of grand openings and ribbon-cuttings; the GMCC invites local government officials and brings the ceremonial scissors and ribbon
The GMCC will send publish press releases on its website on behalf of our Members
Referrals from the GMCC staff whenever inquiries are received
A membership decal— a sign of an invested community business in Southeastern CT!
Main Street Mystic Banner - a benefit for non-profit members, a week long banner hang devoted to your event
We regularly scour HARO (Help A Reporter Out) emails searching for opportunites for free press for our Members. Learn more about HARO here. Here's an article published in Forbes Magazine about the benefits of HARO
We offer other opportunities for Members to get their businesses in front of the hundreds of visitors that pass through our Mystic Welcome Center doors. Learn more about Sponsorship opportunities here. They come with tons of fringe benefits and puts your business front-and-center on all print and digital marketing assets
Advocacy & Support
The GMCC staff each have an area of expertise and are a resource for small businesses in need of help and information
Chamber staff represent our members through its membership and participation in many organizations, serving as a liaison to the Greater Mystic area
We will write letters of advocacy for business interests in the community, and attend public hearings in support
Special invitations and prices for GMCC sponsored events, including Business After Hours
Discounts and promotions are available only to GMCC members
Receive a copy of the GMCC’s physical-address mailing list electronically at no charge
Borrow our state-of-the-art LCD Projector and Sound System at no charge
Participate on one of the GMCC’s many active committees—give your input and get involved!
Only GMCC members can participate in the town-wide gift card program, GO Local.
The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce staff and Board of Directors serve on over 50 town, city and non-profit committees and organizations. We regularly write letters of support on behalf of our member organizations and advocate for members at local, regional and state levels
Information about Member businesses is posted our Chamber social media pages, reaching 13,500 combined Followers
The Chamber hosts a variety of well-attended networking and community events. Members attend at reduced rates, as well as having the opportunity to host. Members are invited to sponsor community events, which bring thousands of visitors to our area
The Chamber serves as a vital community resource to residents and looking for information and recommendations. Staffers routinely refer member businesses in response to inquiries
Members can use the copiers at a wholesale rate, borrow the projector or sound system, or use our meeting room at no charge.