The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce is an organization whereby many different business interests have joined together in a combined manner to maximize their ability to attract and increase the number of visitors to Chincoteague Island. The ultimate goal of the organization is to communicate the message that Chincoteague, the "Beautiful Land Across the Water," is the most desirable location to visit and/or vacation with family or friends.



- Member Referrals—year round services to direct people to your business

- Listing on Chamber Website

- Informational Mini webpage on the Chamber Website (200 words + a photo you provide)

- Mobile phone optimized chamber website… people can find you at all times

- E-mail link from the Chamber Website

- Website link from the Chamber Website

- Listing in Chincoteague Visitor’s Guide (110,000 distributed yearly)

- Online Visitor Guide receiving over 132,000 hits per year

- Weekly “Out & About” email blast - list your current events/activities here

- Brochure space in the chamber for your rack card/business card

- Sole sponsorship of 3 major fundraisers — Easter Decoy Show & Art Festival, Chincoteague Seafood Festival, and Chincoteague Oyster Festival

- Travel show attendance & guide placement at shows nationwide

- Sponsorship of community projects

- Cooperation with film, TV, and print media

- Relocation packets sent on request with members’ information via the Visitor Guide

- Opportunity to purchase Internet Banner Ads for more visibility

- Special Sale items for Chamber Members

- Annual General Membership Meeting

- In-season weekly availability survey for lodging members

- Chamber Committees

- Networking opportunities – Networking Luncheons, Business After Hours, and Lunch & Learn

- Active Board of Directors who meet monthly

- Citizen of the Year Award and Business Person of the Year Award

- Scholarship Fund - 3 scholarships awarded annually

- Affiliation with national, state & local tourism organizations

- Partnership with all local and area organizations

- Presence on social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube



Annual General Membership Meeting - February

Easter Decoy & Art Festival – Friday and Saturday of Easter Weekend - March 30 & 31, 2018

Chincoteague Seafood Festival – First Saturday in May - May 5, 2018

Annual Awards Luncheon - May

Chincoteague Oyster Festival – Saturday of Columbus Day weekend - October 6, 2018

Chincoteague Christmas Parade – First Saturday in December - December 1, 2018



Networking Luncheons - Join us at Don's Seafood Restaurant on the second Wednesday of each month from October to April for our Member Networking Luncheons. Bring your business cards and make valuable connections with other Chamber members to grow your business/organization while enjoying a delicious lunch. Noon - 1pm. $10/person + tip.

Business Before, During, or After Hours - Provide networking opportunities for chamber members, giving them a chance to meet one another and discuss issues relevant to their businesses.

Lunch and Learn - Teach chamber members about a product or service you provide, while enjoying lunch at your business or local establishment.



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Sponsorship Opportunities - Chincoteague Seafood Festival and Chincoteague Oyster Festival

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Office Hours:
Mon.-Sat. 9AM - 4:30PM

6733 Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Main Office: (757) 336-6161

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