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Why join the chamber?

Joining your area's Chamber of Commerce can be a smart move for your business. Businesses that participate assist with promotion of the Alamaguin Highlands and our collective businesses.  Working together, we can help your own business grow and prosper. Here are some of the reasons why you should join the Almaguin Highlands Chamber of Commerce.

Gain a voice in government

The AHCC takes on the tough issues and work together with local government to ensure the voice of small business is properly represented. It also helps protect the principles of free enterprise and aids businesses in being treated fairly.

Increase your visibility in the community

As a member of the Chamber, you will be listed in the Chamber publications, including a highlighted listing in the highly regarded Community guide.  We also feature Chamber businesses on social media, newsletter and on the Chamber website. You also can grow your business by advertising with the chamber and sponsoring events.

Membership brings credibility to your business

You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of the AHCC. Make your products and services known to the entire community, locally and globally.

Promotion and publicity

With a Chamber membership, you can reach potential clients through member exclusive advertising and opportunities for business-to-business advertising and publicity.  This includes discounted ads in our highly valued Community Guide.

Create networking opportunities

Chambers have numerous events and social activities that provide numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development. You can build your business while enjoying one our many community social events or seminars.

Chamber events and programs

Chamber events and programs provide members with great opportunities to get to network, meet new people and expand your prospect base. Chamber events are fun, effective and help members meet potential customers, clients and vendors.

Make business contacts

The chamber’s fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community. The chamber initiates more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals than is available through most other local organizations.

Access to members-only discounts and services

Take advantage of exclusive AHCC membership benefits including discounts on fuel, insurance, group benefit plans and more.  Extend your business further by offering discounts to Chamber members for even more impact.

 

Acquire customer referrals

Every day, the Chamber receives communications from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors, services and suppliers.  Let the Chamber drive business directly to your establishment.

Stay in touch

The Chamber helps businesses stay in touch.  Almaguin Highlands is a large area, with customers dispersed over a 2000 sq km area.  We help connect you with our businesses and customers alike.

If you still don’t think you have time to join and participate in your local chamber of commerce, consider the following:

  • The AHCC is the only legally recognized organization representing Member businesses and community stakeholders throughout Almaguin Highlands

 

  • The AHCC non-profit status allows for the organization to partner with government groups (municipal, provincial and federal) for funding and projects  

 

  • The AHCC has been integral in developing successful regional promotional initiatives and was the leading organization executing the Business Retention and Expansion study this past year which provides our area with key factors critical to the sustainability of our local economy 

ABOUT THE ALMAGUIN HIGHLANDS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Almaguin Highlands Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization who's mission is to be the voice for a prosperous community that fosters pride in our area and help develop economic growth on behalf of its members.

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CONTACT

E-Mail:

almaguinhighlandschamber@gmail.com

Address: 

PO Box #544, Burk's Falls, ON

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