Membership Benefits

Thank you for celebrating and supporting what we love most about the Greater New London: the local, independent businesses who reflect the unique character, flavor, and culture of the place we call home. Thames Valley Sustainable Connections (TVSC) is the only local organization that solely advocates for local-independent businesses. Choose to support the Greater New London with your dollars, your voice, your vote, and your heart.

In addition to the Membership options listed below, a tax-deductible donation can be made to Thames Valley Sustainable Connections to support our work.

CHAMPION: Companies who invest $500

  • One-year of NLLF and TVSC membership benefits
  • Bi-monthly TVSC/NLLF newsletter
  • Support of NLLF’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Use of the NLLF branding, aligning your business with the Buy Local
  • Discounted advertising in the premier NLLF Directory
  • Highlighted Business listing within the Business Directory
  • Business life-time directory listing
  • Priority placement of your logo and link on the NLLF homepage
  • Advertisement with image and text within the NLLF online directory
  • Communicating every other month through NLLF Facebook page with our over 1,600 likes!
  • Opportunity to sponsor one NLLF Monthly Member Mixer
  • Banner placement at 2 mixers during a 12-month period
  • Discounted bi-monthly (6) member networking mixer
  • Two (2) additional non-member guests for each mixer at member discount rate
  • Cross-promotion sponsorship with all the TVSC programs such as Field of Greens Markets
  • Discounted member pricing on TVSC/NLLF special events
  • Recognition at the TVSC/NLLF Annual Meeting

CATALYST: Companies who invest $150

  • One-year of NLLF membership benefits
  • Bi-monthly TVSC/NLLF newsletter
  • Support of NLLF’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Use of the NLLF branding, aligning your business with the Buy Local mission
  • Business life-time directory listing
  • Discounted advertising in the premier New London Local First Directory
  • Opportunity to sponsor one NLLF Monthly Member Mixer
  • Discounted bi-monthly (6) member networking mixers
  • Discounted rate on all TVSC/NLLF special events throughout the year.

COMMUNITY: Individual member who invests $50

  • One-year of TVSC membership benefits
  • Support of TVSC’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Discounted bi-monthly (6) member networking mixers
  • Reduced member pricing on TVSC events

STUDENT: $25

  • One-year of TVSC membership benefits
  • Support of TVSC’s ongoing advocacy for independent, locally-owned businesses
  • Reduced member pricing on TVSC events

LEVERAGE YOUR MEMBERSHIP:

  • Meet and build relationships with other members and staff at NLLF member events & Bi-Monthly Mixers – see Events Calendar for dates, times and locations.
  • Place your NLLF Member Badge in your window where all your customers & clients can see it.
  • Use the NLLF Member Badge on your printed materials, advertisements and website.
  • Email us (attach a photo!) when you use the TVSC branding, & we’ll give a shout out via social media.
  • Interact with us on Facebook. We love to repost.
  • Keep us up-to-date with your business news, happenings & events. We’re your biggest advocate.
  • Co-Market with other Members, then tell us about it.

 To become a member online, please visit the join page or call (860) 439-0016.

For more information, please contact us at info@tvsci.org or call (860) 439-0016.

Thames Valley Sustainable Connections
PO Box 1184
New London, CT 06320