Westport, Connecticut

About the Chamber

Our Mission

The mission of the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce is to support businesses and the Westport-Weston community at large to develop to their full potential by promoting economic development.

The Benefits Of Becoming A Member

MEMBER BENEFITS

 

1) Promition and Exposure

Listing in Membership Directory and Visitor's Guide

Listing in Online Directory on web site

2) Networking

Business After Hours & other events

3) Education and Training

Seminars

Chamber Morning Mix events

Lunch and Learns

Legislative Updates

Notary Services

4) Advertising & Promotional Opportunities

In addition to exposure that is inherent with a chamber membership, we also offer additional advertising opportunies;

-Website ads

-Website Events & Offers

-Membership Directory & Visitor's Guide

-eBlasts

-Sponsorship opportunities are available for many of our events

-Member referrals first

5) Insurance Options and Discounts

Chamber Insurance Trust

Opportunities & Discounts specific to Members

 

Chamber Programs/Events

Business After Hours: Hosted by a different Chamber business every month, these networking events include appetizers and beverages. Additionally, there is often entertainment and activities.

Seminars:  Held periodically, these events showcase noted business leaders in an educational forum for the entire community. Sponsorship opportunities are available as well.

Lunch and Learns:  These events bring experts in different fields to a lunch setting, where attendees learn about the topic while enjoying a meal at a member restaurant.

Chamber Morning Mix:  A myriad of different morning meetings in different settings that offer information, networking and support for our members.

Multi-Chamber Events:  Varied offerings bring area members together from other chambers for Business After Hours, Expos and other events meant to foster greater interrelationships and to sample other chambers' venues.

First Citizen Award:  Held annually as a dinner, the chamber honors local business people for their accomplishments.  High school students from both towns are also honored with our Young Entrepreneurs award.

The Chamber also runs, sponsors and/or supports many commnity-oriented events, such as Legislative Updates, the Slice of Saugatuck, Restaurant Week, Concourse d'Caffeine, Mini-Maker Faire, the Westport Dog Festival, Blues Views and Barbeques, Chowdafest, and more...

 

 

2017 Officers

  • Peter Harrington, Secretary

    People's United Bank

  • Paul Lebowitz

    Paul Lebowitz founded Westport Mortgage in 1994 to give Fairfield County homebuyers the best possible rates and terms from the universe of mortgage lenders.

    Paul knows the mortgage business inside-out from years of experience in every kind of market as well as every kind transaction, from first-time home purchase to corporate relocation to refinancing.  Always looking out for the borrower’s needs, Paul explains each step in your mortgage in plain English – so you know what to expect.

  • Barbara Reynolds, Chairman

    By Ana Mitra Popuri / WWCC/ May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM

    Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Barbara Reynolds as the Chairman of the Board

    Westport, CT – May 3, 2018 – Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce (WWCC), with its mission to support and foster businesses of the Westport-Weston community announced January this year the appointment of Barbara Reynolds as the Chairman. This follows previous Chairman Mr Paul Lebowitz’s decision to step aside after he was elected as Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

    Barbara, a Realtor with Halstead Real Estate in Westport, is a 25-year resident of Weston and has been a Board member of the Chamber for over 2 years. Her appointment as the Chairman- provides continuity in the WWCC Board and grows the spotlight to Weston.

    The new Board has fully endorsed the Chamber’s existing businesses and is looking forward to continuing the economic development of Westport and its shoreline hugging sister city Weston that has a population of about 10,000 and was proclaimed by Connecticut Magazine as the No. 1 town in the entire state.

    Weston, an hour from New York City, has about 20% of its residents commuting to Manhattan daily. The town has nearly a quarter of it preserved as open space besides holding a minimum 2 acre zoning area and boasts of an exceptional educational system. Weston’s Center has a local food market, a bank, pharmacy, dry cleaners, real estate office, post office, spirits shop, hardware store, restaurant, and gas and service station offering all amenities in this quiet and wooded suburb.

    Barbara currently serves on the Weston Board of Assessment Appeals (alt), Weston Panel of Moderators and has served in many volunteer roles. Barbara was the chair of the Real Estate Sub-Committee for Weston’s Strategic Planning Committee 2017. Formerly, she served as Vice-Chair of the Weston Board of Education, President of the WMS PTO and Chairman of the Board of The Weston Racquet Club.

    Barbara is a member of the Greater Fairfield County CMLS, National Association of Realtors, Connecticut Association of Realtors and Mid-Fairfield County Association of Realtors.

    For Further Information please contact

    Barbara Reynolds

    Realtor, Halstead Real Estate

    Westport CT 06880

    +1 (203) 216-2591

    Media Contact

    Ana Mitra Popuri

    +1 (203) 227-9234

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    About Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce

    The mission of the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce (WWCC) is to support businesses and the Westport-Weston community at large to develop to their full potential by promoting economic development.

    The Chamber organizes and hosts multiple programs and events year round including Business after Hours, Seminars and Multi Chamber Expo. WWCC also runs sponsors and supports many community-oriented events, such as Legislative Updates, the Slice of Saugatuck, Restaurant Week, Mini-Maker Faire, the Westport Dog Festival, Blues Views and Barbeques, Chowdafest, and more.

    Members of the Chamber benefit through promotion and exposure, networking, education and training, advertising as well as insurance options and discounts.

2017 Directors

 
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