Market Your Business
Annual Business & Community Expo
A Signature Event, the Annual Business & Community Expo brings over 2000 visitors through the CFC Arena.
Featuring a Hiring Fair, Speed Networking, Best Bites After Hours and great vendors featuring their goods and services.
Expo spots start at just $350. Save the date for April 13, 2016.
Weekly email blasts keep members informed, but you can have access to our email list of over 1300 names for your own promotions. Would you believe the open rate for Member News is over 25% and the click rate averages 2%?!
Send your targeted message to our membership and greater Hamden community for only $75.
Call us at 203-288-6431 to reserve a day.
Our events are so successful because local businesses step up to sponsor our promotion and support all of our members. Sponsorship opportunities, which show your companies brand in all publicity and promotion material, are available for the following signature events:
- Legislative Breakfast – February or October
- Annual Business & Community Expo – April
- Golf & Tennis Tournament – June
- Restaurant Week – September
- Senior Health Fair – October
- Chamber Choice Awards – November
- Holiday Display Contest – December
Rates vary per event and we can work with your business to find the right fit. Contact us today.
Holiday Display Contest
Show your holiday spirit and promote your business. Not free to enter. Deadline December 7, 2015
Host An Event
Want to throw a party? Business Before Hours and Business After Hours are our most popular and casual events. A bit of wine and hor dourves is all you need. We’ll take care of all the promotion to bring our membership to your place of business.
Member 2 Member Discount Club
Add your company to this valuable list of businesses that offer discounts and bonuses for Chamber members. It’s where being a member can pay you back.
Monthly Print Newsletter & Inserts
Newsletter Member 2 Member Flyer
Gain exposure by providing us with 500 flyers (8.5″ x 11″) to go with our monthly printed newsletter. An average of 8 to 10 businesses utilize this successful method per month for targeted advertising. New members get a complimentary insert. $50 per insert.
With only 12 issues, an a high rate of readership, the Newsletter Feature is a great way to promote your business. $95.
Our newsletter is about our members, and we keep the advertising to minimum. That is why the back cover is coveted advertising space. Pre-order your spot at $120/quarter.
Coordinate and bundle your efforts for a 5% discount. Contact us now.
With over 1100 likes, our Facebook page is a popular feature in our fans’ newsfeed. We look forward to tagging you, sharing what you’re doing, and doing everything we can to promote you through our social media channels.
Our website directory and event calendar is searched by several hundred visitors per day looking for local businesses from a trusted resource. A link from HamdenRegionalChamber.com to your website and email is HIGHLY valuable and worth more than your annual membership. A basic listing is included in membership and enhanced listings and category sponsorships are available.
Showcase your business on our blog. We’ll write and host a 400-600 word article, with a full size image and many backlinks to your web presence, for as long as your a Chamber member. Introductory offer: One time fee of $195.
WQUN Friday Morning Marketplace
On Friday mornings from 8:30-9:00 AM, Chamber members chat on air with radio personality Ray Andrewsen. Morning drive listeners learn about your business and why and how they should contact you. It’s free air time, giving your company great publicity, and listeners enjoy learning about their local businesses.
“The Chamber has been such a great platform for me to share my expertise, especially the Women in Business. Choosing a physician is such a personal thing; it’s easier for people to inquire when they know you personally, and learn things that resonate with them.”Dr. Wendy Leigh White
Make a Plan
A little here and a little there won’t get you the result you’re looking for.
Let the Chamber help you get strategic with your marketing plan.