The mission of the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce (203-438-5992/ridgefieldchamber.org) is to promote economic vitality through member engagement, hospitality, collaboration, education, and advocacy. The Chamber is not-for-profit volunteer organization, but it is also a business. The membership base is a partnership of business and professional people working together for the betterment of the community by providing programs referred to as NEAT: Networking, Education, Advocacy and Tourism. The Chamber and its programs have a direct impact on the business community.

The Chamber encourages shopping locally through its Gift of Choice Program and promotion of Fridays After Five in the downtown business district. The Chamber also provides numerous opportunities for its members through Rise & Shine Ridgefield Breakfasts featuring business savvy speakers; Business After Hours affording the opportunity to network; and Educational Seminars geared to small and home-based businesses. Summerfest is the annual street fair. In addition members participate in a yearly Business Expo. Committees and task forces work on an Annual Golf Outing, Inaugural Ball and a Fall Festival.

The Chamber also serves as the community’s tourism center providing relocation and Welcome to Ridgefield packages for visitors and new residents. It also publishes the Business Directory & Shopping Guide for Ridgefield each year.