STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The Wilton Chamber of Commerce will help you to grow your business. We are committed to bring business to members by providing community events that will showcase their businesses. We provide referral service, opportunities to network and educational seminars. Membership affords you access to marketing and publicity resources, our gift certificate program and sponsorship opportunities. Your involvement will increase your return on investment and will translate to increased business for you.
MISSION:The Wilton Chamber of Commerce is a professional, non-profit corporation. The mission of the Wilton Chamber of Commerce is to advance the commercial and civic interests of the Town of Wilton.This mission is carried out in 4 major categories:
- Economic Development: The Wilton Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the economic development of our community. The physical appeal of our community, the high quality of life we live and the skill of our work force are some of the best reasons people are moving their businesses and families to Wilton and remaining here. The Wilton Chamber of Commerce works diligently to promote and expand Wilton’s greatest resources.
- Business Relations: The Wilton Chamber of Commerce works on your behalf as a business advocate to lobby your interests on issues that are important to you: economic development, health care, workers compensation, tax and fiscal policy, transportation, environmental regulation & economic prosperity. As the Chamber continues to expand its membership, it is able to draw from a broader base of resources, be attentive to the concerns of more business people, and offer an even stronger legislative voice for Wilton and our region.
- Membership Programs: The Chamber offers networking programs to develop new business, seminars to increase profitability, advertising/promotional opportunities, and referrals. Together, these programs are an indispensable package of opportunities designed to impact our members’ bottom lines.
- Community Development: The Wilton Chamber of Commerce hosts a number of local events, including ‘A Taste of Wilton,’ the Chamber’s annual Golf Classic, a Memorial Day Parade, Sidewalk Sales, The Wilton Farmers’ Market, a 5K Road Race, the Trick-or-Treating Parade and the Holiday Stroll. These events are organized and executed with the purpose of connecting the community and improving the quality of life for Wilton’s residents. In addition, the Chamber is always a willing participant in special events that bring awareness to the accomplishments of those who are living and working in Wilton. The Chamber’s Adopt-A-Spot program is one of the organization’s finest accomplishments. Throughout the Town of Wilton are areas along the road that local businesses and organizations have cleaned up, beautified and maintained from year-to-year. The names of these businesses and organizations are highlighted on signs discretely placed within the adopted areas. For information on adopting a spot, please contact the Chamber office.