About

The Oak Bluffs Association

Our Mission

The mission of the Oak Bluffs Association is to support a harmonious working relationship among members of the business community, civic associations, Town officials and the citizens of Oak Bluffs. We are committed to promoting the businesses, activities and attractions of Oak Bluffs in order to improve tourism through the pursuit of excellence, and in so doing, improve the quality of life for the community year round.

GOALS

1. Develop our Membership.
2. Produce and distribute first-rate materials each year that will promote our events and members.
3. Find ways to extend the shoulder season business.
4. Work with organizations and Town officials to improve the Town and create a more productive and harmonious working relationship among all parties.

PUBLICITY

The Oak Bluffs Association has an extensive public relations program that helps to promote events both on and off island, helping to bring visitors to Oak Bluffs.

The OBA advertises in the local and regional media for all OBA sponsored events. Press releases and calendar listings are included as support for this program.

All members receive a listing with their membership, plus, links to your own web site are FREE. Only members may be listed, and the OBA web site is continually being updated.

The OBA also maintains and staffs the Information Booth at Farland Square in OB. Members are eligible to participate for free in the booth program. Non-OBA Members are also welcome to display their brochures, space permitting, for a fee.

EVENTS

Major events this year sponsored by the OBA include Harbor Festival, Tivoli Day, Wind Festival, Ladyfest, Small Business Saturday, Holiday Promotions.

All are welcome to participate in the Harbor Festival and Summer Solstice (mid-June) and Tivoli Day (mid-September) street fairs. Member-vendors, Vineyard artisans, and non-profits receive discounted fees for booth space.

REPRESENTATION

OBA members are encouraged to attend the bi-weekly Board of Selectmen Meetings in an effort to improve working relations and communications between town officials and the business community and to address issues that may adversely impact the businesses of Oak Bluffs.

BECOME A MEMBER

 

Membership includes:

Business listed on the OBA website with information

One brochure slot in the Information Booth

Promotion of your business on all social media channels

Regular correspondence pertaining to town business matters

Oak Bluffs event discounts

Representation, assistance, and support at official Town Meetings

Fees:

$225 Full Membership

$125 Associate Member (Home Business or Non-Profit)

Membership is renewable each year.

Once your application is approved, you will be given access to the

Member's portal where you will be able to submit payment.

JOIN US!

Thanks for submitting!

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Doug Abdelnor, President
Nancy's and Nomans
dajr2000@me.com

Mike Santoro, Vice President

Lookout Tavern, The Ocean View, Fishbones, Net Result

michjmv@aol.com

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Nora Fuson, Treasurer

Rockland Trust
n.fuson@rocklandtrust.com

Christine Todd, Executive Director
oakbluffsassociation@gmail.com
PO Box 1521, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
774-563-9197

Doug Abdelnour
Nancy’s
dajr2000@mac.com
508-360-2703 cell

Holly Alaimo
Art Connection/MV Wind Festival
hollyalaimo@gmail.com

Rhonda Albert
Oak Bluffs Inn
rhonda@oakbluffsinn.com

Kathleen Cowley
Enchanted Chocolates
kcowley@comcast.net

Phil daRosa

Dukes County Audio Visual
phil@dukescountyav.com

Ron Diorio
Craftworks
ronalddiorio@comcast.net

Sophie Green

Island Outfitters
sophiegreen@me.com

Christina Izzo

Slip 77
christina@slip77.com

 

Sarah Omer

The Red Cat and Tangerine

s.omer@yahoo.com

CJ Rivard

cjrivard@mvcva.com
Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association

Larkin Stallings

The Ritz
larkin@theritzmv.com

Erin Tiernan

Basics and Eastaway
eastaway@comcast.net

 

Henry Wallace

Stella Salumeria

stellamvinfo@gmail.com