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your gateway to Sound business

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

04/23   Deacon Timothy Pratt
and Seaside Wines
05/7   Estuary Council of Seniors
05/28   Essence Center for Beauty & Wellness
06/25   High Hopes Therapeutic Riding
09/3   Florence Griswold Museum
09/24    Tea Kettle Restaurant/Impressive Catering 
10/15   Harris Outdoors/ Chalk Mercantile
11/12   Visiting Nurses of the Lower Valley/Spectrum Gallery 

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

Arts & Crafts Festival

Register as a 2015 Arts & Crafts Festival Exhibitor!

July 25 & 26, 2015

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Each July over 145 artists and crafters display their work on the town green. Last year more than 10,000 visitors enjoyed searching for that special item, from paintings and photographs to stained glass, quilts, pottery, sculptures and so much more!


The votes are in, the ballots counted... Congratulations to the Chili Fest 2015 winners!
First place: Octagon at the Mystic Marriot
Second Place: Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa
Third Place: Water's Edge Resort & Spa

Gold - Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa
Silver - The Monkey Farm
Bronze - Saybrook Hardware

Honorable Mentions: Angus L McDonald/Gary Sharpe & Associates, The Monkey Farm, Saybrook Hardware

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Guilford Savings Bank and our media sponsor


New Members

C.Wilfred Hunter Scholarship

Named in honor of former Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Will Hunter, the scholarship is awarded each year to graduating local students who will be attending college. The scholarship is supported with proceeds from our Annual Chili-Fest. In 2014, we awarded six $1,000 scholarships.

One of the following criteria must apply: Old Saybrook resident; Immediate Family Member of a current Chamber of Commerce Member; or currently employed by a Chamber of Commerce member. Download application here>>

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 Business Connections Hour


Wednesday, May 20, 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>>

Next Meeting Dates
May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

 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.