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Board of Trade

Whether you’re looking to meet your next client, promote your business through networking events, stay up to date with business and community issues, or just become more involved in the community, The Essex Board of Trade offers many opportunities to assist in your success.  Be sure to take advantage of what the EBOT has to offer.

Incorporated in January of 1999, this organization has grown to include virtually every type of business within the three villages that comprise Essex Township.  The EBOT organizes many of the events in Essex that have been family traditions for years.  The EBOT also supports numerous non-profit organizations by offering them low cost memberships and assists them in their various events and causes.

Member Benefits Include:
  • Listings in the website
  • Free social media promotion
  • Listing in the yearly EBOT Brochure, distributed throughout Connecticut
  • Invitations to monthly networking events
  • Advertising at reduced costs when done so with other EBOT members
  • Participation at monthly meetings as well as the opportunity to serve on various committees and our Board of Directors
  • Volunteer opportunities with the EBOT which will provide members with positive visibility.
  • Showing your support of your local community to your customers and other local businesses.

We would love to have you as a member of the Essex Board of Trade.  Please contact us with any questions concerning membership.

You can now pay securely by clicking the PayPal link below.

-The Essex Board of Trade

Amy Cameron (President) – Newbury Place *
Jim D’Alessio (VP) – J Alden’s Clothier *
Chris Quinn (Tresurer) – MahoneySabol *
Lisa Lewis (Secretary) – Liberty Bank *
Ernie Lewis – dreamscapes design group
Gary Mitchel, Essex Plaza Laundry
Lori Gregan, Shore Publishing
Peter Amos, Essex Yacht Sales & Con Brio Choral Society
Tristan Anderson, Tris Anderson Photography
Don Shannehan, William Pitt Sotheby’s Realty
Phyllis Stillman, Connecticut River Museum



Existing members, if you would like to update your member listing or if you need to submit a new listing (for new members) please email rachel{at) with the name of your business, address, phone number, website, brief description, high resolution logo, two images (high resolution that are at least 400 pixels wide) that best showcase your business, and 1 or 2 keywords that best categorize your services.  Submissions will be populated on the website within 72 hours.


Only active members are eligible to have events listed on the Essex Board of Trade website.  Membership will be confirmed before any event listing will be populated. To submit your event, please email with the name of the event, event date(s), time(s), cost, description, location (with location address), website for event information, event phone number and one image that represents your event.  Only events with images will be included on the website home page.  Submissions will be populated on the website within 72 hours.

You can now pay securely by clicking the PayPal link below.

Contact Us

Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
Essex, CT 06426 860-767-3904 or email