2017 Networking Events




Business After Hours - 2nd Tuesday 5:30 pm 

Business After Hours is traditionally the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30pm-7pm.Enjoy food and drink and raffle prizes. Meet your neighbors in the GMCC business community. Also a good opportunity for hosts to showcase their businesses. Bring a raffle item and get a coupon for the next BAH. $10 for GMCC members and $20 for guests or invoicing.  Yearly Passports are available at a savings. 

2017 Schedule             

Feb 7             @ Mystified, 14 Clara Drive, Mystic (w/ Cask & Keg)

March 14       @ Center for Hospice Care, 227 Dunham St, Norwich

April 11          @ Stonington Harbor Yacht Club, Stonington (w/Gourmet Galley)

May 3            @ Joshua’s Limo, 172 Stoddards Wharf Rd, Gales Ferry

                            (joint event with ECT and NAC) Wednesday 

May 9            @ “Hoxie Block party” - with Whaler’s Inn, Mallove’s, & Bravo Bravo

                             1 Cottrell Street, Mystic

June 13         @ Savings Institute

July 11          @Enders Island, Mason’s Island. Mystic

August 8       @ Denison Homestead Museum, 120 Pequotsepos Rd, Mystic

Sept 12         @ Catherine M, 33 West Main St, Mystic

                 Oct TBD @ Mystic Dark Room

Oct 4             @ Naskart Racing, Oakdale (4 miles from Exit 82 Waterford)


Oct 10           @ Spicer Mansion Speak Easy, 15 Elm St, Mystic

Nov 14          @ Pendleton Health, 44 Maritime Dr, Mystic


Business Before Hours - 1st Thursday 8:00 am 

Business Before Hours is a before-work networking event hosted by chamber member businesses all throughout the year, traditionally First Thursdays.  Coffee, pastries and raffle prizes. Showcase your business by hosting; meet your neighbors, announce your latest event, or introduce your new business by attending. No RSVP required. No charge to attend.

Non-members welcome. To host, contact Kristin Hartnett This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

                        Feb 2:      Aldi's Ribbon Cutting - 688 Long Hill Road 8:30 am                                      

                       Feb 16:     Town of Groton Police Dept - 68 Long Point Road 8:00 am

                       March 2                                                                                                                             August 3

                       April 6                                                                                                                                Sept 7

                       May 4                                                                                                                                Oct 5

                       June 1                                                                                                                               Nov 2

                                July 6

Groton Business Association - 3rd Thursday 7:30 am 

Join the Groton Business Association  on the third Thursday of every month from 7:30am-9am for breakfast and networking! The GBA is an affiliation of the GMCC and its purpose is to promote small business in Groton and to foster a sense of community and awareness of what Groton has to offer. This free opportunity is a great way to meet local business owners and expand your business into the Groton area.


Ribbon Cutting Events

Ribbon Cuttings are a great way to do  business-to-business networking - introduce yourself to new business owners, and welcome them into our Greater Mystic business community. Refreshments are served, and an elected official is scheduled to attend the ceremony. Usually 4:30 pm on weekdays, subscribe to our EBLAST Newsletter to get updates on all events.