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Essex Savings Bank

Join us for our "Business After Hours" to connect with the membership in a relaxed and social setting. Enjoy food and drink and network with area professionals, or simply unwind and socialize!

 Hosted at different member business locations this is your opportunity to engage with other members and business leaders.
$10 pre-registerered members, $15 members at the door, $20 non-members.

2015  Schedule

Jan 29   Madison Ave East
Feb 12
  Children's Tree Montessori School
Mar 26   Penny Lane Pub
April 9   Get Wireless Now
April 23   Deacon Timothy Pratt
and Seaside Wines

Arts & Crafts Festival

July 25 & 26, 2015

Register as a 2015 Arts & Crafts Festival Exhibitor!

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Each July over 145 artists and crafters display their work on the town green. Last year was our 51st Annual Arts & Crafts Festival and over 10,000 visitors enjoyed searching for that special painting, bracelet, stained glass, quilt, pottery piece, sculpture or wood carving.

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 Video Tours of Old Saybrook

Click on a title below to play these brief, 1-minute videos. Produced by CGI Communications in conjunction with the Old Saybrook Chamber.

Banner photo credits: Sally Perreten, Scott Comboni, Meryl Moskowitz


Chili-Fest is "heating up" as 30 chefs compete for best chili and bragging rights! This is a community event not to be missed! Sample as many chilis as you like with the purchase of a $10 ballot, sold at Ballot Stations along Main Street. Proceeds help fund the C. W. Hunter Memorial Scholarship. Presented by Guilford Savings Bank.
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Download Chef and Sponsor Application>>

chili fest 2015 old saybrook

2014 Chili-Fest Highlights

Featured Photo Gallery

Ribbon Cuttings 2014

Several businesses celebrated grand openings during 2014.
View the entire photo gallery here>>

(above: Iron House Fitness staff with Chamber Ambassadors and Board Members)

Economic & Legislative Toolkits


Economic Resources: a collection of business and economic resources for business owners or those looking to start a business.

Legislative Resources: find contact information for CT elected officials. Have you ever thought to write to your legislator but didn't know who or where to send to? This page is for you!

Chamber Events
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 Monthly Membership Meetings


Wednesday, February 18, 2015
8 - 9am
1775 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook

Moderated by Mark Appellof of Visiting Nurses of the Lower Valley

Held the 3rd Wednesday of the month, attendees will have the opportunity to introduce their business, meet other business owners and share ideas. Free to attend. Registrations requested>>

2015 Meeting Dates
February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

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