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Become a Member

How to Join:

Arrange a meeting with our Membership Director – Please fill out the form on the right side of this page.

Membership Cost – Our membership is priced according to the number of employees at your business, starting at $308/year for a business with 1-6 employees. Discounts and payment plans available under specific criteria.

Membership Requirements – The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce is comprised of businesses and organizations located and/or serving Penobscot, Hancock and Washington County Maine. We accept all kinds of businesses and organizations in our region and in accordance with our bylaws.


Not a Business or Organization but still want Membership Benefits?

Please inquire about our “Friend of the Chamber” membership, an excellent option for retired professionals and public figures.

What Comes with Membership?

♦ Business Promotion and Marketing Opportunities

Complimentary rack card, business card, flyer, and menu space in the Chamber Office & Visitor Center on High Street in Ellsworth.

Business listing on our website and posting access to our online Calendar of Events.

Business listing in our Maine’s Best Regional Guidebook.

Word of Mouth – We are a “Members First” chamber. We direct all inquiries to our Members for lodging, dining, services, and activities.

Submit your news to be featured on our website, social media, and in our Monthly Chamber Newsletter

Submit your employment opportunities to our online Job Board.

Non-Profit Shelf of the Month – Non-profit Members can inquire to be featured in our rotating display at the Chamber Office & Visitor Center.

Member of the Week – Randomly selected Members are featured each week on our E-News and social media.

Interested in additional Marketing Opportunities through the Chamber? Please Check our Marketing page.


♦ Community Events

Autumn Gold Days, Early Bird Saturday, March Dine Around, and Christmas in Ellsworth are the Chamber’s annual events encouraging business involvement in community enrichment.


♦ Stay Informed

Receive our  Chamber E-Newsletter, Weekly Chamber E-News, and Directors Updates to learn the latest local and business information.


♦ Additional Business Tools

Notary Services

Bulk Mailing

Membership List

Health Insurance option

Welcome Bags

♦ Educational Programs

The Downeast Business Conference, “Taking Care of Business” topics, marketing forums, and legal seminars. Timely topics and information for your business.

Leadership Hancock County prepares your managers for success with this six class course designed to teach them effective communication, time management, and leadership skills.


♦ Networking Opportunities

The 5:05, Business After Hours, Annual Awards Night, Member Breakfasts and “Business After Dark” trade show are all ways to connect and celebrate the successes of our members.

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