The Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary partnership of business and professional people working together to build a healthy economy. Your membership tells your customers you are a member of East Greenwich’s business organization and you believe your community is a good place in which to live and do business.

 

Benefits of Membership to the East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce

 

Networking - Make valuable contacts at our monthly Business After Hours. This is a great way to meet our current and prospective members. We offer our members the opportunity to host these events and showcase their place of business. We also offer various committees and educational opportunities for our members.

Voice of the Business Community- The Chamber is a member of the Rhode Island Chamber of Coalition; we work closely with the coalition’s full time lobbyist to represent the concerns of the business community.

Website Listing - All members are listed on the Chamber’s brand new website, which can be linked to your site.

Gift Certificate Program - Sign up as a redemption center for Chamber Gift Certificates. Certificates are redeemed at full face value with no cost to you and brings business to your door.

Membership Directory - As a member you are listed in our Welcome To East Greenwich directory, which is seen by thousands of potential customers each year. We publish 5000 copies of this directory, which also allows you advertising opportunities. Now the directory will also be featured on our new website.

Newsletter Listing and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - New members are listed in the Chamber’s electronic newsletter. Pictures can be taken of new members and a ribbon cutting ceremony is offered. The information is also submitted to our local newspapers and magazine.

Newsletter Insert - Your advertising message reaches 600 members and guests in the Messenger, the Chamber’s e-newsletter. Place an insert for $50 per month.
Bulk Rate Mail Permit Available - Use of the Chamber’s bulk mail permit, free to Chamber members, which results in a big saving in your postage costs. Call the Chamber office at 885-0020 for details on how to use this valuable tool.

Referrals - The Chamber is often the first place people turn to for referrals on where to obtain goods and services. People feel more confident in doing business with a Chamber member. Annually we direct hundreds of callers to our Chamber members.

Dining Guide - A listing of our many restaurants- coffee shops and pizza establishments.
Member to Member Discounts - Create new customers by offering special discounts and incentives to your fellow Chamber members.

Health & Dental Insurance - Health Insurance programs for “Groups of One” and Dental Insurance.

Community Service- The Chamber has raised and donated money for organizations such as: The Juvenile Arthritis Foundation, The EG Animal Protection League, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, EG Little League, Rhode Island Food Bank, among others.

Supporting the Community – The Chamber supports the fabric of the community, it helps support events such as the Main Street Strolls, the Holiday Strolls, Arts on Main, Summers End Concert, Turkey Trot and many more.

Greenwich Greeter (optional program) - For $35.00 a month the Greeter delivers your gift certificate, specialty item, etc. to new residents of the community. Each month she visits around 20 new residents with information
about East Greenwich. This is an affordable one-on-one promotion of your
business.

For more information please call Steve Lombardi, Executive Director or Beverly Prosnitz, Office Manager at : (401)885-0020