2021 Membership Benefit Business Growth Package

Staff reading a book to a Beluga Whale at Mystic Aquarium.
Sunset on the Mystic River in Downtown Mystic, Connecticut.
The Charles W. Morgan at Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut.

GMCC supports its members and their businesses. We are the bridge to local government and residents - and the voice of tourism. Here are the top reasons to join today.

PARTNERSHIP PROMOTIONS TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS

  • GO Local Gift Card Program

  • Member to Member Promotions

  • Web Advertising

  • Downtown Banner Advertising

  • Member Mailing Labels 500+

  • Promote Your Events in Chamber e-blasts.

  • Receive a $100 advertising credit in Year One - New Members Only

  • Host a Business After Hours

  • Free Sponsorship Upgrade in Year One - New Members Only

FREE BENEFITS...JUST BECAUSE

  • Business Referrals: Our commitment to connect you with member businesses that make sense

  • New Member Announcements through social media and the Chamber website

  • Free Networking Tickets for the first 6 months - New Members Only

  • Facebook Live to promote at least one event - New Members Only

  • Work It! Youth Workforce Development Program: Empowering local youths with "real world" skills to work for your business!

  • Enhanced Member Listing on Members page of website and Deluxe Listing on database

  • Member Referrals: Bring new members to the Chamber and receive incentives like an honorable mention in e-blasts

EVENT NEWSLETTER AD SPECS

Graphic Ad Size: 640 px wide X 320 px height

  • Nearly 2,000 subscribers

  • Standard placement in either newsletter is included in membership

  • Events must be added to our online events calendar for inclusion in our newsletters

  • Adventure Newsletters are published the first Thursday of each month

  • Deadline is Tuesdays by noon

Please forward graphics directly to bruceflax@mysticchamber.org.

  • Link to Marketplace in weekly Member Newsletters

  • Graphic should measure 640 px wide x 320 px height

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 the Member News section, include a link on our homepage, and include in our Member Newsletters at no charge. Press releases should be sent directly to bruceflax@mysticchamber.org.

GET INVOLVED...NO OR LOW-COST WAYS TO WORK YOUR MEMBERSHIP

  • Join Members at Business After Hours, Coffee Chats, Forums with Local Politicians, and serving on committees

  • Attend our quarterly seminars, training presentations, workshops, etc. which will offer valuable content on hot topics that affect your business or organization

  • Join our YP or High School Intern Groups and start working with business owners today

ON YOUR BEHALF...

  • Your Chamber works for you within and outside Local Government Affairs

  • The Growth of Tourism is critical. We'll represent you at the State Level.

  • Mystic Public Relations Campaign: We'll continue to write the Mystic story and submit topics to all media outlets, travel advisors, SM influencers, bloggers, and writers.

WHAT WE'RE WORKING ON

  • Discounts on print and online advertising

  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance Coverage

  • Monthly Radio Show promoting Mystic with Hall Communications

RELOCATION PACKAGES

Distributed 4 times per year to our real estate members who give them to new residents with a home purchase

WELCOME CENTER

Out-of-State visitors use our website as a digital directory. Your business is 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.

  • Our Welcome Center serviced over 10,000 visitors and referred visitors to more than 100 local businesses since 2017

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

MYSTIC CHAMBER DOWNTOWN MYSTIC BANNER PROGRAM

January to June: $300

July 4 to Labor Day: $500

September to December: $400

For 2021, the Non-Profit fee will remain $225

The Annualized Average Daily Traffic or AADT for the Mystic Bridge was estimated at 10,900 total cars, both directions combined.

Please note: Banner Cannot contain any URL’s, phone numbers or sponsor logos and will be approved by the CT Department of Transportation before printing and installation.

The Mystic Chamber would like to thank Groton Utilities as the sponsor of this program, and covers the cost of installation and removal of banners.

Contact Kristin@mysticchamber.org or BruceFlax@mysticchamber.org for questions and to reserve space.

Card logo for Foxwoods Resort Casino Partner Rewards program

Foxwoods Resort Casino Chamber Partnership Program

Foxwoods Resort Casino is proud to present our chamber partnership program. As our way of saying thanks, we’re delighted to offer Mystic Chamber Members exclusive opportunities to experience all the wonders of a visit to Foxwoods. Here is just a sampling of what you have to look forward to during your next visit. Contact us to learn how you can become a member.

ENROLL IN THE PROGRAM

If you are interested in learning more about Foxwoods Resort Casino sponsorships and partnership marketing opportunities, please let us know. We welcome the opportunity to introduce ourselves to your company or membership organization and can arrange a guest speaking engagement. For more information, please contact our Marketing Department at 860.312.4058.

Discover how they treat their friends

  • 20% off at Foxwoods signature restaurants: VUE 24, Cedars Steaks & Oysters, Golden Dragon, Rainmaker Buffet, CAKE by Franck, Veranda Café, Topgolf® Swing Suite, Ben & Jerry’s®, Dunkin'® (Rainmaker Square), Fuddruckers®, Lucky 7, Noodles, Two Trees Tavern, The Neon Palm Daiquiri Bar, Regina Pizzeria®, Subway® and Wingstop®.

  • Two free rooms per month (midweek). Offer is based on availability and cannot be combined with other offers or reserved for one-night promotional offers.

  • Two free tickets to select entertainment shows.

  • 15% off food, golf fees and retail at Lake of Isles.

  • 20% off admission at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center.

  • 20% off retail and full-priced services and free spa access at The Norwich Spa at Foxwoods. Discounts cannot be combined.

  • 15% off all non-alcoholic beverages and retail at the Hard Rock® Cafe.

  • 10% off (food only) and free entry to Shrine and The Scorpion Bar from Big Night Entertainment Group (BNEG).

  • 30% off retail Sunday through Friday at G Spa & Salon.

  • 30% off full-priced menu food items Sunday through Thursday at David Burke Prime.

  • 30% off full-priced menu food items Sunday through Thursday at Caputo Trattoria.

  • 20% off all beer at Stony Creek® Brewery.

ENROLL IN THE PROGRAM