Greater Mystic Chamber Membership Benefits

Program Benefits Included in Membership

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Premier Sponsor: Olde Mistick Village

GO Local Gift Card program

• Member participation is FREE

• Digital program makes changes & consumer incentives easy

• Available for purchase at the Mystic Chamber

• Immediately Redeemable

• Preferred Sponsors get their logo and incentives included at the top of the GO Local Merchants page

Advertising Benefits Included in Membership

Advertising in our Newsletters

Ad Size: 640 px wide X 320 px height

Nearly 1,900 subscribers

  • Nearly 1,800 subscribers
  • Standard placement in either newsletter is included in y our membership
  • Member Newsletter (1rst & 3rd Mondays): Deadline is the previous Wednesday by noon.
  • Adventure Newsletter (Every Thursday): Deadline is Tuesdays by noon.

Share Your Good News with a Press Release

Does your business have news to share with the Greater Mystic community? Send press releases and related images to and we'll add them to our Member News section, with a link from our homepage news feed - at no charge !

Advertising in The Dolphin Newspaper

The deadline for submitting graphic is the second Friday of each month.

We've corralled a page from this popular and well-read sub base newspaper to give our Members a FREE opportunity to get in front of thousands of military personnel, civilians and their families.

The GMCC advert page publishes the last weekend of each month. Participants must submit a 3.25" width X 2" height graphic design in a JPEG format, and the advertisement must contain a military discount to be eligible. For questions or to forward graphics, please contact

Welcome Center & Tourist Information

Out-of-State visitors use our website as a digital directory. Your business can be one of the first things they see when making decisions about their choice destinations. Our business community uses the website for referrals, as well as a guide to shopping and dining local. Our Welcome Center is another way we refer travelers to local businesses, events and attractions throughout the Mystic, Connecticut region.

♦ From January through April, our off season, we've greeted over 500 visitors including 300 before spring break even started!

♦ Our Welcome Center serviced over 10,000 visitors in 2018.

♦ All 50 states and DC have been represented, as well as 45 foreign countries from six continents.

♦ We've referred visitors to more than 100 local businesses.

Paid Advertising Options for Members

Advertise in our Welcome Center

Premium (Reception Room) - Annual

8" x 10" - $1,000

16" x 20 - $2,000

24" x 36" $3,000

Featured Rack Card + Trade Shows: Membership + $75

Premium (Reception Room) - Seasonal

8" x 10 - $800

16" x 20" - $1,800

24" x 36" - $2,800

Featured Rack Card + Trade Shows: Membership + $75

Secondary (Resource Room)

8" x 10" - $500

16" x 20" - $1,000

24" x 36" - $1,500

Shelf Display (Monthly)

1" x 1" x 1" - $100 per month

Website Advertising

*Events must be added to our online events calendar for inclusion in our newsletters and website homepage

Ad Size: 640 px wide X 480 px height

Home Page Presence: $200/mo.

Non-profits, $100/mo.

Newsletter Advertising

Ad Size: 640 px wide X 320 px height

Member Newsletter (1st & 3rd Mondays)

Deadline is the previous Wednesday by noon.

Adventure/Events Newsletter (Every Thursday)

Deadline is Tuesday by noon.

Preferred (top) Placement in Member Section: $50/wk or $85/mo.

Featured (top) Adventure: $50/wk or $175/mo.

Chamber Champions: Annual All-Inclusive

Up to three businesses within the same trade industry can participate together at one sponsorship level.

$15,000 Choice of 3 Events as Sponsor, Membership, Year Round Promotion* + Welcome Center Ad Package 3

$10,000 Choice of 2 Events as Sponsor, Membership, Year Round Promotion + Welcome Center Ad Package 2

$5,000 Choice of 1 Event as Sponsor, Membership, Year Round Promotion + Welcome Center Ad Package 1

Please contact President Peggy Roberts, Membership & Sales Manager Kristin Hartnett at 860.578.9578 or /

Single E-blast Releases

Ad Size: 640 px wide, no length limit, nearly 1,900 subscribers: $175/per email

The Fine Print: Monthly website banner ads begin on the first of each month, and must be submitted one week prior, in jpg format. Graphic artwork is due Tuesdays at noon prior to Thursday Adventure Newsletters, and Wednesdays by noon for Member Monday publications. All events must be added to the GMCC Events Calendar to be considered for publication in our newsletters.

We reserve the right to decide the best format fit for advertisements, and larger ads (fliers) may incur a charge. Membership dues and/or Sponsorship fees should be current in order to purchase preferred space. Please direct inquiries and artwork to

Networking Events

Business After Hours - 2nd Tuesday 5:30 pm

Business Before Hours - 1st Thursday 8:00 am

Groton Business Networking - 3rd Thursday

Ribbon Cutting Events