"The Source" Business Directory / Relocation Guide
... This publication is the annual directory of Chamber members and the premier resource for local information. First published in 1999, the directory contains demographic information about Worcester County, local officials, municipalities, schools, community organizations and services, and other types of local information in addition to the categorical listing of all Chamber members. The Directory serves as a useful relocation guide and is a great place to advertise your business. Over 25,000 directories are published annually and are distributed both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. In addition to our more than 800 members, every new business and resident will receive a complimentary copy.
Please contact Publications Manager Nancy Schwendeman for a complete media kit.
Advertise with us....The Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce
Where Business is a pleasure
2013 Coming Soon!
Discover Ocean City Vacation Guide....First published in 1953, the Guide has consistently been the most asked for piece of literature among visitors to Ocean City. The comprehensive resource is full of valuable information and a collection of advertisements featuring hotels, motels, realtors, campgrounds, restaurants, amusements, golf courses and shopping.
Most valued by tourists is the ease of having all information for planning their family vacation at their fingertips in one easy to navigate publication.
Over 250,000 Guides are printed annually and distributed to tourists around the world. They can be found in hundreds of visitors center in MD, DE, NY, NJ, OH, PA and Canada. In addition thousands are distributed at trade shows throughout the year.
NEW in 2013 the "While You're In Town" Vacation Guide supplement. These are available throughout town for visitors to pick up and check out all of the must know info, such as dining, nightlife, events, amusements and much more!
The guide is also readily available for visitors in a digital format to flip through &
view online as well.
This is the Official Vacation Guide publication for Ocean City...
You don’t want to miss having your business showcased in it !
Call Publications Manager Nancy Schwendeman for pricing.
Banner Ads are available on the Chamber Website for $550 per year.
- Your banner may appear in a second location for an additional $250.
This is a great tool for getting your companies name in front of thousands who visit the Chamber of Commerce website. Your banner can be two sided, flash etc. It will be located in the area of the site that you feel serves your business best. Visitor are able to click directly through to
to view current banner ads as an example of what is available
Contact Lisa Dennis for more information or to start your banner ad today.
Chamber Monthly Newsletter
Ocean City’s Voice for Business, E-News is the medium by which the Chamber Staff and Board of Directors communicate with the membership. It is the primary way to keep you the business owner current on Chamber events, community activities, business issues and opportunities. The newsletter provides new member listings, member profiles, local statistics, and a calendar of events and business spotlights of Chamber members. Member input is encouraged and Chamber members have the benefit of advertising in the newsletter at modest rates.
Monthly Newsletters are emailed to all members & their representatives. Hard copies are mailed to those members who wish to receive them free of charge and are available on the web at www.oceancity.org/newsletter.
Full page $150
1/2 page $100
1/4 page $50
Business Card $35 per month
Full page Inserts $150
(can be 2 sided / copies provided by advertiser)
Full page: 7.50”W x 10”H
1/2 page: 7.50”W x 5”H
1/4 page: 3.75”W x 5”H
1/8 page: 3.50”W x 2”H
** Discounts are available for anyone
who signs a 1yr contract
Weekly Member Elerts
Each Wednesday the Chamber sends out a weekly update titled "Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Weekly E-lert". This template, which mirrors our new website design, enables The Chamber to alert members of community happenings, upcoming Chamber events, member events & specials etc. through our e-mail marketing system. Members can register for Chamber workshops, breakfasts & events directly through the elert by simply clicking the register now button on the event that they have chosen to participate in.
*Members can advertise their business event or special through our e-mail system once per week and are charged a $75 fee.
*There is also ad space available on the weekly e-Lerts to put an general ad (your logo ) w/ a link for $100 per month.
*Charitable organizations & fundraising events are accommodated for a reduced
fee of $50 per elert.
Contact Lisa Dennis/ Events Director & Web Manager for further information.
Over 25,000 Names are waiting for you.....
The Chamber’s Voice Mail system and Web Site both allow callers to receive vacation literature in the mail. These systems perform an interview to gather important information about the vacationer. Along with the numerous areas on our website for individuals to request information, there are a number of other sites that we gather requests from. You can purchase the entire list or obtain the names & adresses of those who have expressed an interest in a particular category ie: golf, shopping, accomodations etc.
These “inquiries” are made available in label or e-mail to subscribers for their own marketing purposes. The lists are provided to subscribers each week from January to October containing over 25,000
Labels .13 cents per name
E-mail in an Excel file .10 cents per name)
Contact Vera Spalt : Membership Services Coordinator
410-213-0144 ext. 103
Each Month on the 1st and 15th the Chamber sends out an ELert to over 25,000 people who have requested to receive information about Ocean City.
The elert contains all upcoming events for Ocean City, The Chamber of Commerce and the surrounding area. Also included are banner ads and specials run by Chamber members, links to our website and much more...
There are a number of advertising options available from small side ads to full size ads in the body of the elert itself.
Please contact Events Director / Web Mgr. Lisa Dennis for pricing details