MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY

Discover Easton places all of our focus into supporting our locally-owned small businesses, from marketing and event creation to supporting our Main Street America and forthcoming A&E initiatives. 100% of proceeds earned through our memberships are used to support those projects.

Discover all the ways to join us. Review our membership benefits and additional info below.

Join Discover Easton

By joining Discover Easton as a member, you show that you are committed to strengthening our community. We’re here to support our local businesses and promote the great Town of Easton. Our focus is primarily Easton-based small businesses, but we do have corporate sponsorship opportunities throughout the year. We are also supported by our wonderful network of volunteers.

Welcome to a community that supports our local businesses. Welcome to Discover Easton!

Membership

Discover Easton membership is $250 a year. An incredible value that pays for itself when you take advantage of all our membership benefits.

Contact us to setup a meeting.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Find out how you can join us by becoming an official sponsor at one of our Signature Events or town projects.

A perfect way for our local corporations to show their support.

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Volunteer

Send us your info and availability and we will notify you of ways you can support us throughout the year at events, committees, or with office work.

Service learning hours available.

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Membership Benefits

There are many reasons to join Discover Easton. Membership comes with advertising discounts and new ways to promote your business. We also provide tools and resources to help your business grow and make connections. We represent your interests and are available when you have questions or need help.

Get the most out of your membership by taking advantage of all the benefits we offer!

Perks of Being a Member

Featured Business Listings

● Featured placement on our online business directory
● Preferred placement of business advertisements during local and regional campaigns
● Top billing on sponsored events and promotional materials

Access to a Professional Staff & Local Businesses

● Providing Easton businesses with the insight, tools, and resources to do business in Easton
● Open invitations to attend industry specific and Easton focused meetings
● Meet & Greets with local organizations, politicians, & experts

Free Event Publishing and Marketing

● Publish events on our web pages, social media, & direct email audience
● 10,000+ monthly page views, 6,500+ social media followers, and 1,600+ weekly email audience
● A captive audience that has done business, or shown interest, in Easton

An Intermediary Between the Town & local businesses

● Easton's small business community voice in local policy making decisions
● Connect with economic development organizations and elected town officials
● An advocate for favorable small business policies at all levels of government

FREE Membership in Maryland and National Retailers Federations

● Savings of up to $1,000 per year, free with an EBA membership
● Includes 401K programs and employee healthcare benefits
● Discounts on shipping, training, office supplies, and more

Discounted Marketing Opportunities

● Advertising deals ranging from 10-50% with our Mid-Shore media partners
● Discounted advertising co-op opportunities in regional and local publications
● Free ad creation and access to event marketing media kits

Additional Info

Discover Easton is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to enhance and promote the culture and business community in the Town of Easton. Below are a few of the frequently asked questions we receive and more info about us.

If you don’t see an answer below to one of your questions, please call us at 410-690-4395 to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Discover Easton/Easton Business Alliance is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization. We support the business community in Easton, mostly the smaller independently owned business. We receive funding through grants, the Town of Easton, and our membership dues. Our mission is to enhance and promote the culture and business community in the Town of Easton. Discover Easton is the promotional tool and brand we utilize when promoting Easton. Our website provides detailed local listings for businesses, events, information, and more. We use social media, email marketing, and advertising to draw visitors and customers into Easton for the benefit of our local economy.

100% of the money we receive through memberships goes into advertising and promoting Easton. Our memberships are what allow us to purchase ad space in local and regional publications, radio and tv broadcasting, digital advertising, and more.

Throughout the year we purchase space in publications to promote Easton. We also develop co-op’s to provide advertising opportunities to our local businesses at reduced rates with no contracts or future obligations. We host and support events in Easton which draw people to our town. Each week we send out our “This Weekend in Easton” newsletter to let people know what’s happening in town. We use our mailing list to share in-store promotions and events so our local businesses can reach a larger audience. We connect with people on social media and share information about Easton and our business community. We’ve created this site as a platform for businesses to share their information and for us to promote Easton to our digital guests and invite them back to our town. We advertise digitally through google and other platforms. We do advertising on Route 50 to draw travelers to our wonderful town.

Discover Easton annually hosts a large number of Signature Events. Those events include, but are not limited to, First Weekend, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Easter Egg Hunt, Small Business Saturday, and Christmas in Easton events, which includes the Moonlight Madness shopping night, pictures with Santa, Arts & Crafts Marketplace, and the holiday parade. We are ALWAYS interested in collaborating on other events throughout the year, so please give us a shout!

Although Discover Easton’s focus is primarily Easton-based small businesses, we do allow our corporate partners to sponsor events and some downtown beautification projects. We also have a strong network of volunteers that assist during our Signature Events. If you’re interested in working together, please contact us.

Although we are a 501(c)3 not-for-profit that relies on our valued members, we work together with any local business or organization that has a common goal of improving Easton for our businesses, community members, and visitors.

We are happy to speak with you about your business or event goals in Easton. We can help connect you with the right space to set up shop, provide guidance on applications, and help provide you with the tools and resources to get started. We encourage you to use our knowledge of Easton and our connections to make your dreams a reality.

We are always looking for committee members and volunteers to help us throughout the year, either at events or with office work. 

Have More Questions?

Give us a call at 410-690-4395 or fill out the contact us form to send us an email. We will be happy to discuss all the ways you can support Discover Easton.

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