Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Announces Holiday Decorating Contest for Town Businesses

Holiday window display at Sophia's at 1 Liberty Way, just off Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich. Nov 20, 2017 Photo: Leslie Yager

Holiday window display at Sophia’s at 1 Liberty Way, just off Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich. Nov 20, 2017 Photo: Leslie Yager

Greenwich Chamber of Commerce announces its annual holiday decorating contest for town businesses.

The contest is open to all local businesses with a storefront and is not limited to Chamber members.  Businesses are encouraged to decorate their storefronts in the spirit of the holidays and will be eligible to win a prize and special recognition for their efforts.

This year’s windows will be evaluated by four groups of judges.

The town will be broken into four areas:

1) Central Greenwich (defined as starting from the intersection of North Street and E. Putnam Ave. and ending at the Anthropologie store on W. Putnam Ave; includes Greenwich Avenue and all side streets)

2) Byram/Glenville/Pemberwick

3) Cos Cob/Riverside

4) Old Greenwich.

There will be one winner per geographic area judged by the following category:  Best Greenwich Holiday Storefront.

The judging begins on, December 1st and will run through Monday, December 5th.

Winners will be announced on Thursday, December 7 at the Chamber’s Holiday Party and Storefront Decorating Awards event which will be held at Clement Gallery, 45 East Putnam Ave from 5:30 – 7:00 pm.  This party is open to members and non-members.  The public is welcome.  RSVP is required. No walk-ins.

Prizes to winners include free advertising on the Chamber’s website or a free Chamber membership, a professional photo and special recognition at the Chamber’s well attended holiday party.

Register at Greenwichchamber.com, write greenwichchamber@greenwichchamber.com or call 869-3500.

Fee for the Holiday Party: $20 for members; $30 for non-members.

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, an independent non-profit business organization, has served Greenwich since 1917.  It is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.  Its mission is to promote the well-being of the business community by advocating, promoting, connecting and educating businesses and the public.