Belong to your Chamber

Here are 10 Reasons Why

10 reasons to join the Chamber

 

  1. Business Presence. Out of sight, out of mind! You want to remain in the public eye, especially when times are good. Smart businesses leverage their resources through the Chamber, giving them cutting-edge visibility by standing out from the competition. Members are added to the Chamber online Business Directory and included in the Alberta Chamber Connector App.

     

  2. Networking & SharingThere are endless opportunities to meet new contacts, receive qualified referrals and form partnerships that will help you grow your business. Your Chamber provides programming for your business to make these connections such as Conversation CafeBevvies and Business and Learn at Lunch; Making the Most of Your Membership and other programs.

     

  3. Access. When you join the Chamber and get actively involved, you’ll discover that meeting prospects and building relationships is a huge benefit of membership. You’ll find yourself in situations where you can identify and meet decision-makers face-to-face. 

     

  4. Sponsorships & Promotion OpportunitiesYour Chamber offers a wide variety of affordable promotion options and sponsorship packages that fit every businesses budget. Being a sponsor provides you with additional exposure. Contact Rachel for more information.

     

  5. Save Money. There are several cost savings programs and member benefits your business can take advantage of and they are growing on a regular basis. Have a look here.

     

  6. Training & Personal Development. Your Chamber provides timely programs at affordable prices by spreading the costs among fellow member. Members stay updated, informed and educated at prices drastically lower than they could obtain through other means. The Ignite Business Accelerator Program will take your business to the next level.

     

  7. Advocacy. Your business is impacted by decisions made inside and outside the community.  To represent the business community’s views and to keep the membership informed on local, provincial and federal issues and legislation, the Chamber is part of the Alberta and Canadian Chamber of Commerce which provides in-depth information on a variety of legislative issues that affect the business community. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce represents over 200,000 businesses across the country which makes it the largest business advocacy group in Canada.

     

  8. Sense of Community. Stay connected and be a part of developing our local economy and future by participating in a variety of Chamber community programs like Learn at Lunch with the Mayor or the Bow Valley Business Awards.

     

  9. Relationships. People do not do business with a sign on the outside of a building; they do business with real people. When they need something for business or personal use, they turn to the people they developed a personal relationship with. 

     

  10. Get Noticed! – Let people know you’re in business even if you don’t have time to attend events. Your Chamber membership is working for you 24/7 in our powerful online directory. Members enjoy the benefits of getting found 24/7, increase SEO, connected to social media sites.