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. New London Local First (NLLF, a project of Thames Valley Sustainable Connections) 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 New London Local First to support our work.

CHAMPION: Companies who invest $500

  • One-year of NLLF membership benefits
  • Bi-monthly 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 NLLF programs such as Field of Greens Markets
  • Discounted member pricing on NLLF special events
  • Recognition at the TVSC/NLLF Annual Meeting

CATALYST: Companies who invest $150

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

STUDENT: $25

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

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