Welcome to the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce

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The Ipswich Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit community based group of individuals, businesses, non-profits and area organizations committed to improving the economic well being of the town of Ipswich. The association works with all available resources to improve the image of the town of Ipswich and foster a positive climate of economic prosperity.

The Ipswich Chamber’s work is primarily focused on four areas, each managed by a Working Committee made up of both Board members and Chamber members-at-large. These committees are: Programs & Events, Outreach & Membership, Government & Community Relations and Business Support.   Paying your dues – now easier than ever!  click here

Ipswich Town Events Calendar!

Our 2017 Board Members include:
Bob McNeil (President) 978-356-2916 ipswichford@comcast.net
Lisa Shanko (Vice-President) 978-356-8133 LShanko@firstipswich.com
Mary Foote-Hill (Treasurer) 978-225-1355 Mfoote-hill@institutionforsavings.com
Marcia Gray (Secretary) 978-356-5472 marciagray1@verizon.net
Ron Elkin (Past-President) 978-312-1261 computerdoctorusa@comcast.net
Kerrie Bates 978-375-0324 kerrieb@ipswich-ma.gov
Ray Morley 978-356-2431 ray.morley@verizon.net
Sheryl Pryor 978-356-7777 Sheryl.Pryor@td.com
Ann Orcutt 978-502-5594 ann@myanntiques.com
Linda Ayala 978-312-1854 IpswichFlowers1999@gmail.com

Contact the Ipswich Chamber

New Business up and running in Ipswich !

True North Ale Company 116 County Rd  Owner: Jake Rogers  Website

Brown Dog restaurant (former Zabaglione’s location)  Website

The Wine Tap Café   Web link

Jettie’s Bagels 5 Depot Square, Ipswich  Website

Little Wolf Coffee Roasters, 125a High St, Ipswich  Website

Recent Event Photos:

The 2017 Holiday Stroll was a success! Winners of the two $50 Gift Certificates from the Ipswich  Chamber are: Ed Rauscher and Lily Strzepek!  They will receive their Ipswich store gift certificates soon!  The Chamber ‘table’ in front of the old paint store was manned by Ron Elkin and Bob McNeil (shown below) in which candy canes, scarfs, and butter cookies were handed out, with the Hot Cider provided by Vinewood Caterers.








Annual Halloween children’s walk and the Chamber give-away table… a fun time had by all!

2017 Annual Boat Cruise – a fun time had by all!


The Chamber provides, on a yearly basis, three scholarships to selected applicants from Ipswich High School.  In 2017 recipients Julia Galvin and Christian Neuenfeldt can be seen here (center) with Chamber President Bob McNeil and Chamber Treasurer Mary Foote-Hill.



Social Media Seminar – June 2017 with Jessica Van Sack, presenter, and attendees.



Betsy Frost Grand Opening – June 2017 – Enjoy the video and pictures




Ipswich Board Members Group Photo – 2017

Ipswich Chamber BOD 2 2016

December Holiday Stroll Event throughout downtown Ipswich












WINNER of 2016’s Best Dressed Pole Contest – Precision Pilates!


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Latest Event info / pictures can be found on the Community & Links Page