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: