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David Brown, Groton Rotary; Darrell Fox, Ameriprise 

Are you starting a business in the Mystic, Groton,
or Stonington-side of the river? 

The Mystic area has a zip code but no municipality.  Stonington, East of the Mystic River,  and  Groton, West of the Mystic River, are the governing bodies that regulate and register businesses. Whether you want to start your own business or begin a career in the area, Southeastern Connecticut offers numerous resources and opportunities for employers and employees alike.Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce can help you get the lay of the land, introduce you to our business community, and  help you find resources for your needs. We are your local chamber, focused on helping you build relationships for your success.  

Resources & GMCC Economic Partners

Town of Groton  860-446-5995 or visit www.groton-ct.gov to determine your location

City of Groton www.cityofgroton.com  860-446-4102

Town of Stonington www.stonington-ct.gov 860-535-5050

The Greater Mystic Chamber is your first stop for referrals and information. Come see us for statistics and referrals. Meet with SCORE in our conference room. 

seCTer ( Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region) is dedicated to strengthening our local economy and can help with marketing and business development. 

CERC (Connecticut Economic Resource Center) has town based statistics and research services, marketing services, and economic development services. Click here for Town Profiles & Statistics

UCONN Small Business Development Center can meet with you and help you navigate as you investigate starting a business in our region. 

Step Up is a Subsidized Training and Employment Program  - your company may be eligible for incentive programs for hiring certain candidates.

PTAP is Procurement Technical Assistance Program - Your company could match the government's needs - reserch a government contract availability and qualifications through this SECTer sponsored program.



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 Historic Downtown Mystic shop owners Celebrate the yearly Christmas Stroll 


These venues offer conference rooms at a minimum or free: 

VFW Mystic Event Room 

Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room 

GMCC Conference Room 

Charter Oak Federal Credit Union - Mystic 


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