Marketing & Advertising Services

 

 

 
Living & Working in Ocean City Guide

“Living & Working In OC” Membership Directory / Relocation Guide
This publication is the annual directory of Chamber members and the premier resource for local information. First published in 1999 as “The Source,” “Living & Working in OC” contains demographic information about Worcester County, local officials, municipalities, schools, community organizations and services, and other types of local information in addition to the categorical listing and alphabetical listing of all Chamber members. “Living & Working in OC” serves as a useful community resource and is a great place to advertise your business. Over 20,000 directories are published annually and it is distributed both locally and online.

Please contact Publications Manager Nancy Schwendeman for details on:

  • Pricing
  • Deadline
  • Space reservation

Office: 410-213-0144, ext. 106
Cell: 443-783-5742
Email: nancy@oceancity.org

Click here to view “Living & Working In OC”

 


 
Experience Ocean City 2021 Official Guide

Experience Ocean City

  • This comprehensive resource is full of valuable information featuring hotels, motels, realtors, campgrounds, restaurants, amusements, golf courses, shopping and more.
  • 175,000 copies are printed annually and distributed to perspective vacationers throughout the region and Canada via direct (bulk) mail and hundreds of AAA offices and welcome. In addition, thousands are distributed at trade & travel shows throughout the year.
  • The Planner is also readily available for visitors in a digital format to flip through & view online.
  • This is the Official Vacation Planning publication for Ocean City… You don’t want to miss having your business showcased!Please contact Nancy Schwendeman for details on:
  • Pricing
  • Deadline
  • Space reservation

Office: 410-213-0144, ext. 106
Mobile: 443-783-5742
Email: nancy@oceancity.org

Click here to view the 2021 Experience Ocean City

 


 

Enhanced Listing on Chamber Website

Enhance your online profile on our website (www.oceancity.org) to include your company logo, photos, videos, longer business description up to 1600 characters, bulleted items that you specialize in, virtually unlimited number of keywords, and more. Members can post up to 10 Hot Deals at a time!

Click Here for an example of a member enhanced listing

 

Contact Membership Services Manager Vera Spalt for more information.

Phone: 410-213-0144 ext. 103                     Email: vera@oceancity.org


 

Web Content Banner Ads

Visibility is key! An average of 28,000 unique users visit the Chamber website each month and are exposed to web content banner ads.

2020-2021 web banner sell-sheet

Click Here to view current web content banner ads

 

Contact E-Marketing Manager Jill Brady for more information.

Office : 410-913-6775    E-Mail: jill@oceancity.org


 

Weekly Member E-lerts

Each Tuesday, the Chamber sends a weekly member e-lert to active Chamber members and their representatives that includes upcoming Chamber events, member news and deals, and community events and highlights. There are three options to advertise your business or event in the weekly member e-lert: Listing; Leaderboard Banner Ad; or Partner Spotlight.

Click here for more details about weekly Member E-lerts

Contact E-Marketing Manager Jill Brady for further information.

Phone: 410-913-6775     Email:Jill@OceanCity.org

 


 

Visitor E-lert

The Chamber sends a monthly* e-lert to approximately 20,000 potential visitors who have expressed an interest in receiving information about Ocean City and shared their email addresses with us. This is your opportunity to promote your business/highlight specials to potential OC visitors. There are three options to advertise in the visitor e-lert: Listing; Leaderboard Banner Ad; Partner Spotlight.

*Timing: Sent Tuesday once/month November through March; sent twice/month April through September.

Click here for more details about Visitor E-lerts

Contact E-Marketing Manager Jill Brady for more information.

Phone: 410-913-6775  Email: Jill@OceanCity.org


 

Individual Business E-blast

Each Thursday, The Chamber will send one e-blast highlighting one individual business. Member is responsible for creating content.

Click here for more details about Individual Business E-blasts

Contact E-Marketing Manager Jill Brady for more information.

Phone: 410-913-6775                      Email: jill@oceancity.org

 

 

Event Sponsorship

Many opportunities and sponsorship levels are available for various events throughout the year such as food, beverage, signage, program advertising, speakers, etc. Some opportunities start as low as $100, but vary per event. These events include:

  • Annual Chamber Crab Feast ● Annual Golf Tournament ● Chamber Awards Celebration
  • Business Breakfasts ● Lunch & Learns ● Speed Networking Luncheons
  • Business Expo ● Alive After 5 ● Professional Development Seminars ● Job Fair

 

Contact Heather LaFollette, Events Manager

Phone: 410-213-0144 ext. 133                           Email: heather@oceancity.org

 

 


 

Alive After 5 “Spotlight Table”

Sponsorship tables are available for members to display their products or services during our monthly Alive After 5 (formerly Business After Hours). Your business will be included in any promotion of that month’s Alive After 5. Price: $50

Contact Heather LaFollette, Events Manager

Phone: 410-213-0144 ext. 133                     Email:heather@oceancity.org

 


 

Visitor Center Business of the Week

Members can set up a table (provided) in our Visitor Center for one full week (Sunday to Saturday) to display products or services. Our friendly staff will promote your business for that week any way you like (giveaways, coupons etc.) to all the visitors and locals who patronize the Center.

Price: $100/week in season (May 1—September 30) and $60/week off season (October 1—April 30).

Contact Nancy Schwendeman, Deputy Director

Phone: 410-213-0144, ext. 106                      Email: nancy@oceancity.org


 

Inquiry List

Over 25,000 Names are waiting for  you…

The Chamber’s Voice Mail system and Web Site both allow callers to receive vacation literature in the mail. These systems perform an interview to gather important information about the vacationer. Along with the numerous areas on our website for individuals to request information, there are a number of other sites that we gather requests from. You can purchase the entire list or obtain the names & addresses of those who have expressed an interest in a particular category ie: golf, shopping, accommodations etc.

These “inquiries” are made available in Word label Avery 5160 format or Excel format and are emailed to subscribers for their own marketing purposes. The lists are provided to subscribers each week from January to October containing over 25,000 names annually.

Pricing: 10 cents per name in Word or Excel

Contact Membership Services Manager Vera Spalt to secure your ad space today.

Office: 410-213-0144 ext. 103        Email:Vera@OceanCity.org

 


 

 

Digital Sign Advertising

Advertise on the OC Chamber digital sign! Post your logo, special and/or message viewable from eastbound AND westbound lanes of Route 50. Annualized average daily traffic on US 50 is 33,500, summer AADT is approximately 46,500. Panels are typically displayed on a constant rotation for at least 6 seconds and appear at least once each minute or 60+ times per hour.

Price: $350/week; $1200/month; $3000/3 months

2021 Digital Sign Information

Contact Deb Haas, Marketing & Outreach Manager

Office: 410-213-0144 ext. 104        Email:Debbie@OceanCity.org