Joining the Chamber is a strategic investment for your business. A research study done by the Schapiro Group demonstrates the value of joining your local chamber:
• When a consumer knows a small business is a Chamber member, they are 63% more likely to purchase products or services from it. Consumers infer that Chamber members are more trustworthy, they care more about their customers, are more involved in the community, and they are considered an industry leader.
• 59% of consumers think joining the local chamber is an effective business strategy.
As a Chamber member, you have access to many valuable benefits and services...
Value-Added Benefits—members can take advantage of savings on services such as electricity, shipping, fleet gas, and insurance through Alberta Chambers Member Benefits and Canadian Chambers Member Benefits HERE
Chamber Plan Group Insurance—Canada's #1 benefits plan for small firms can provide members with a comprehensive and competitive health, dental, and disability program customized to meet their needs.
Member 2 Member Discounts—members can offer and take advantage of discounts with their M2M cards, offering deals to gain new business, and taking advantage of deals to save money.
Grand Openings—the Chamber helps to organize member’s Grand Openings and Anniversaries: We promote the events; inviting dignitaries, Chamber representatives and media, and help to cut the ribbon.
New Member Recognition—new members are recognized in the online, introduced at monthly Chamber Luncheons, and presented with a certificate of membership and window decal.
The Chamber offers unprecedented promotion opportunities including:
Online Membership Directory—members have a profile page on the Chamber website including a description, list of products/services, photos, key words, and contact information.
Online Hot Deals—members can post their promotions and deals to members and the public.
Online Event Postings—members can post their events to members and the public.
Online Job Postings—members can post their employment opportunities to members and the public.
Social Media Promotion—the Chamber retweets, shares and likes member’s social media content to expand their reach.
Sponsorship—the Chamber provides opportunities for members to promote and align their business through events focused on community, timely topics, and networking.