Market Your Business
Market Your Business With The Chamber
The Hamden Regional Chamber offers a wide range of opportunities to get your message to local business owners.
Our members know the value of using vendors and products they know and trust, and supporting our local economy. Here’s how you can reach this receptive audience:
Annual Business & Community Expo at Hamden Fest
A signature event, the Annual Business & Community Expo is now held at Hamden Fest each June. This event kicks off the summer event series at Town Center Park. Expo participants can expect over 10,000 people visiting their booth under a circus-sized tent for the largest community event in town. The Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the town of Hamden to present this exciting event which will include: the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 16th Annual Business & Community Expo; Hamden Road Race 5K and Kids’ Fun Run; Hamden Library Book Sale; Food Trucks and food vendors; Arts, Crafts, and Civics Fair; Kid’s Zone by Hamden Youth Service Bureau, Concerts, and Entertainment. Come enjoy this lively festival that will bring together businesses, arts, culture, and community.
Email blasts keep members informed on your promotions, events, products and services. This effective marketing tool reaches over 1500 emails with an above average open and click rate. E-blast for Members are sent out Tuesday through Friday and only one is sent out per day to maximize business visibility.
Send your targeted message to our membership and greater Hamden community for only $75.
Call us at 203-288-6431 to reserve your specific 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.
Business Talk with the Vinnie Penn Show
On-Air in-studio interview with Vinnie Penn during the Vinnie Penn Project broadcast at 8:00 AM on Wednesday mornings on AM960 WELI. Target your audience with State-wide business visibility!
Holiday Display Contest
Show your holiday spirit and promote your business in December. No fee to enter.
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.
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 2,000 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.
“The Chamber provides a variety of opportunities to network. I look forward to the monthly Women In Business events where we share accomplishments and support one another.”
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.