Sanibel Island Marketing Opportunities & Captiva Island

The Sanibel Island and Captiva Island Chamber of Commerce offers a number of marketing opportunities to help its members promote and develop their business. The Chamber provides valuable support services and marketing programs for members:

Complimentary Marketing & Business Support Services

  • Sanibel Island Chamber of Commerce offers the following marketing opportunities
  • Directory listing on Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber Web Site – over 1 million visits annually.
  • Web Links …connect your website to the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce.
  • Listing in our Membership Directory.
  • Placement of your brochure in our Visitor’s Center…approximately 80,000 “walk in” visitors each year.
  • Access to member addresses…approximately 500 loyal businesses, great for local mailings.
  • Recognition as a New Member…both in our quarterly newsmagazine and at our monthly networking events.
  • Membership plaque for display in your place of business.
  • Representation by the Chamber in legislation…and other government matters affecting business concerns.
  • Networking and Social Events.
  • Monthly Chamber Luncheon…learn “what’s new” on the islands and enjoy informative presentations.
  • Post a job opening on our website.
  • Annual Meeting…support your business community.
  • Local and Statewide Events…join in our popular Holiday Luminary Festival, Islands Night at the Baseball Park, Tourism Seminar and Educational Forums, and other special events.

Additional Advertising & Marketing Opportunities

Online Advertising

  • Website Sponsorship – We have various levels of advertising sponsorship on our website and in our Chamber Member Directory.
    • Website enhanced listing: members who sign up for the Sponsorship program are also entitled to have a logo or other photo listed on our website above their business name… connect your website from the Chamber, your trusted source for highly qualified leads
    • All advertisers must abide by our Chamber Website policy.
  • Marketing Lead List of potential visitors and new residents.
    • Our website has a page for visitors to request member information by category along with our relocation and wedding packages. Categories include: Resorts and Hotels, Condominium Rentals, Restaurants, Real Estate and activities, etc.
    • Subscribers receive a daily (except weekends) email with the previous day’s leads.
    • Download the leads from your ‘Members Only’ area.
    • All inserts marketing your business must either be an 8 ½ x 11 tri-fold brochure, or a single page 8 ½ x 11 insert.
    • All mail orders will be placed and mailed-out through the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber and we will keep records of mailings ordered and sent.
    • All Members must abide by the Terms and agreement.

Visitor Center

  • Visitor’s Center Backlit Photo Display…reach 80,000 “walk in” visitors while they’re most open to receive information and exactly when they’re looking for it! Put Your Business where the action is: The Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center where you can have a full-color backlit image 7 days a week.
    • Brochure space and phone included.
    • Over 80,000 people come to the Visitors Center each year looking for information about
      • where to stay
      • where to eat
      • where to shop
      • what to do
  • Publication placement in our Visitor’s Center…for oversized publications.
  • Digital Screen advertising in the Visitor Center.
  • ‘Eye Level’ advertising in the Visitor Center.
    • Adweek stated, “Restroom advertising is naturally an efficient medium for targeting strictly male or female audiences.”
    • Choose your demographic, men’s room, ladies room or both.
    • 84% of people polled remember seeing specific ads in washrooms. 92% were able to name specific advertisers without prompting. 88% recalled at least 4 selling points.
    • Change out as often as you choose. Promote sales, events, menus…
    • Dimensions 11 x 14 3/4 in a protected Lucite frame.

Digital Marketing

  • Digital Marketing Package. Promote your business tied to specific times of the year, national holidays, Island events and more with a monthly feature. The package includes:
    • Feature in a blog post on the Chamber website and referral links directly to your business.
    • Email newsletter send out to our subscribers promoting the blog.
    • Dedicated social media post with boosted advertising dollars.

Print Advertising

  • Print advertising in the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Visitor Guide…distribution 125,000+ copies. Here are the mechanical specifications and requirements. Contact Alex at Vector & Ink at (239) 337-0999.
    • National and International distribution.
    • Prominently displayed and distributed in our Visitor Center.
    • Distributed with the wedding and relocation packages.


  • Chamber business lunch sponsorship – the second Tuesday of each month, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
    • Speak about your business.
    • Provide giveaways with your logo on them for easy recall.
    • Provide fliers to all attendees

For Details on Marketing Programs, Call the Chamber at 239-472-8255 or email us at [email protected].

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