Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

4591628.pngThe chamber offers your business various co-operative advertising opportunities in prominent publications at a reduced rate.  Including, but not limited to the following:

Maine Invites You! The 2016 Maine’s Official Travel Planner is published by the Maine Tourism Association.   In addition to printing 300,000 copies of MIY and being the fulfillment for the State Office of Tourism, there will be 625 out of state locations where MIY will be available for immediate pick up.  In previous years, the Maine Tourism Association has had to do a second print run of this popular publication.

2017 Visitor’s Region Guide The 130-page glossy spread is chock-full of expanded editorial, 237 “Things to Do” in our Boothbay Harbor region, 293 regional business listings and over 100 advertisements, reflecting an expanding and thriving economic region!!! In past years, nearly 100,000 guides were distributed to over 11 states ( CT, KY, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI and VT); the AAA Travel Show; Chambers statewide; local Chamber members and the downtown information center; the Maine Tourism Association, visitor centers; train stations; airports and several other public locations statewide and beyond. Over 5,000 guides were picked up at the Downtown Information Center in 2013. Over 1,000 guides were mailed out from Yankee Magazine info requests. This year the guide also will be dropped off at the Maine Turnpike and at the Portland International Jetport airport. 4,000 guides were mailed out this year in response to online requests. Over 10,000 people have viewed our Region Guide online last year.

Down East Magazine People who love Maine love Down East. Every month they distribute 51,000 copies of Down East magazine throughout Maine and they also send out another 50,000 copies out-of-state to a loyal list of paying subscribers that vacation in Maine. 

Maine Magazine Maine Magazine has a distribution of 30,000 readers each month. We have two options for members to advertise in Maine Magazine:  a "Themed" ad which groups members by shopping, lodging and dining or you can do your own independent ad.  We offer independent ads throughout the year and themed ads:  June, July, August & September issues.

Portland Monthly Portland Magazine has distribution of 100,000 readers each month. We encourage members to take advantage of advertising to Portland's broadaudience of discerning readers throughout the year. Special sections 
can be coordinated in Summer guide, July/August Waterfront, and Holiday issues. Contact Nicole for more information -

2017 Boothbay Harbor Downtown & Region Map with the Chamber: 50,000 maps are printed and distributed locally to members, visitors and to the Maine Tourism Association Visitor Centers.  Members (discounted price) and non-members are invited to advertise.

Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsors of 3 major events each year, the chamber extensively markets the region through press releases, radio, the website and other avenues.  These events include the following: 

• Annual Spring Awards Dinner
• Claw Down- Chef’s Lobster Bite Competition
• Harbor Lights Festival 
* Boothbay Festival of Lights         

We are constantly looking for new and exciting ways to promote our region and communicate these opportunities to our members as they arise.

Contact the Chamber at to find out how we can help you promote your business or organization!