Greater Mystic Chamber Membership Benefits

Program Benefits Included in Membership

GO Local Gift Card program

Shopping local keeps 67 cents of every dollar spent in the local economy. Help us support local businesses by giving and using the GO Local Gift Card

• 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 (Additional $50 fee applies)

Advertising Benefits Included in Membership

Advertising in our Newsletters

Ad Size: 640 px wide X 320 px height

  • Nearly 1,900 subscribers

  • Standard placement in either newsletter is included in membership

  • Member Newsletter (1rst & 3rd Mondays): Deadline is the previous Wednesday by noon.

  • Adventure Newsletter (Every Thursday): Deadline is Tuesdays by noon.

Forward graphics directly to stephanie@mysticchamber.org.

Share Your Good News with a Press Release

Does your business have news to share with the Greater Mystic, Stonington, and Groton communities? Send us your press releases and related images and we'll add them to our website in the Member News section, we'll include a link in our homepage news feed, and include in our Member Newsletters at no charge!

Forward graphics directly to stephanie@mysticchamber.org.

Advertising in The Dolphin Newspaper

Ad size: 3.25" wide X 2" height

  • FREE to Members

  • The advertisement must contain a military discount

  • Submit in PDF format

  • Advert page publishes the last Friday of each month. Deadline is the second Friday of each month

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

Forward graphics directly to stephanie@mysticchamber.org.

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 & Sponsorship Options for Members

Website Advertising

Monthly website ads begin on the first of each month, and must be submitted one week prior, in JPEG format. Event graphics: events must be added to our online events calendar for inclusion in our newsletters and website homepage.

Ad Size: 600 px wide X 600 px height

Home Page Presence: $250/mo.

Non-profits, $150/mo.

Newsletter Advertising (1,975 subscribers)

Ad Size: 640 px wide X 320 px height

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

Member Newsletter (1st & 3rd Mondays)

Deadline is the previous Wednesday by noon.

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

Adventure/Events Newsletter (Every Thursday)

Deadline is Tuesday by noon.

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

Contact:

Stephanie Healy, Marketing Manager: stephanie@mysticchamber.org.

Dedicated E-blast Releases

Ad Size: 640 px wide, no length limit

Content deadline is 10 days prior to the week of publishing.

$175/per email

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

Annual & Event Sponsorship

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 (includes 24x36 wall space, relocation and tourism fulfillment, digital ad preference)

$10,000 Choice of 2 Events as Sponsor, Membership, Year Round Promotion + Welcome Center Ad Package 2 (includes 16x20 wall space, relocation and tourism fulfillment, digital ad preference)

$5,000 Choice of 1 Event as Sponsor, Membership, Year Round Promotion + Welcome Center Ad Package 1 (includes 8x10 wall space, relocation and tourism fulfillment, digital ad preference)

Contacts:

Peggy Roberts, President: peggyroberts@mysticchamber.org

Kristin Hartnett, Director of Membership & Sales: kristin@mysticchamber.org

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