Member Benefits

A Chamber membership provides businesses and organizations with a variety of benefits. From exclusive events to discounts there's a bit of something for everyone. We have many limited time opportunities that pop up throughout the year, but we also have many available all the time. Continue reading to see what those are.

Advertising

Eblast - The Eblast is our weekly newsletter that goes out to around 500 people and contains a variety of information about Kitimat, Businesses, Education and more. As a member you have the opportunity to to advertise in the Eblast. We typically charge $20 per ad per week but depending on what the ad is for we may waive the fee. An example of something we would consider waiving the fee for would be a pet adoption campaign for the SPCA or a food bank donation campaign such as NoFrills "The Biggest Haul of Them All".

Podcast Appearance - We have collaborated with Spruce Tree Media to bring "Kitimat what's the future" to life. This is a podcast that discusses the current on-goings of Kitimat and its businesses. You have the opportunity to appear on the podcast to talk about whatever your business or organization has going on. This could be an upcoming event or program, recruitment, or just general updates you have for the community. You can discuss just about anything you'd like. The best part about this is that not only is it entirely FREE for chamber members but you can appear on as many episodes as you'd like.

Banner Ad's - You can purchase a 6-month banner ad spot on our website. As nobody wants a website with to many ads, we do have limited availability. Contact us to find out when the next banner ad spot will be available.

Sponsorships - Though out the year, we as well as tons of other organizations, host a variety of events that can only happen with the help of sponsors. Whether it be funding large or small amounts or donating products, swag, or gift cards to be given away as prizes. Sponsoring an event helps everyone involved, you get to look good while pushing your brand and the event is made even better for the organizers and attendees. Donating items for prizes can also help bring you returning customers. Our members are the first to hear about sponsorship requests for our events.

BC Chamber Discounts

Chamber Members get assess to a wide variety of discounts offered through the BC Chamber.

BC Business Magazine: Annual Subscription

Chamber members can access a one-year subscription to BC’s premiere business magazine for only $12. 

Elavon: Payment Processing Program

Elavon offers members the ability to accept payments from customers in a fast, efficient and secure way. Additional features for businesses include: (1) The ability to accept payments online, in-store, or on-the-go with Converge®, an all-in-one eCommerce solution, (2) Dedicated account managers to help support your business objectives, and (3) In-house multi-lingual customer support that is available around the clock.

Freightcom: Chamber Shipping Program

With Freightcom, members can save anywhere from 70-75% on what they would normally pay for shipping courier costs, including pallet shipping.

Kubera: Payment Processing Systems

Members can see numerous advantages when working with Kubera, including excellent payment hardware, fewer terminal and hardware issues, industry-leading reporting capabilities, increased support from a BC based team of experts (augmenting 24-7-365 processor support), and increased profits through lower processing fees.

Payworks: Payroll Solutions

As a leading expert in total workforce management solutions, Payworks provides cloud-based Payroll, Human Resources, Employee Time and Absence Management to businesses across Canada. Members receive reduced rates of 20% off setup and recurring payroll fees (on base run and per-employee payments).

Shell: Fuel Discount 

If Members sign onto the program between January 1, 2024 and March 31, 2024, they will save 8¢/litre at Shell for the four months following sign-up, and 4¢/litre thereafter.

Chamber Import Bonds Program

An import bond acts as a type of contract between CBSA, the importer and the surety company to ensure that duties, taxes and fees associated with the importation of goods into Canada will be paid. Visit the website for more details.

e-ATA Carnet

Carnets permit the temporary duty-free and tax-free importation of goods into foreign countries, simplify customs procedures, reduce business costs and save time and paperwork. Visit the website for more details.

TradeCert: Document Certification

Apply for certificates of origin, visa letters, representational agreements and other ad hoc documents. Eliminate courier fees and save money through our online document certification platform. Visit the website for more details.

Axis Insurance: Non-Profit Program

In partnership with Axis Insurance Managers Inc. (previously Shaw Sabey & Associates Ltd.), our 20+ years’ experience and group-buying power has helped us negotiate some of the best coverage and lowest rates in the country.

Chambers Plan: Employee Benefits

More than 30,000 small-to-midsize businesses choose the Chambers Plan Group Insurance to protect their employees with comprehensive group benefits, including Health and Dental insurance, making it Canada’s #1 employee benefits plan for small business.

*NEW 4 Seasons of Reconciliation

The BC Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with Reconciliation Education to deliver “4 Seasons of Reconciliation”, a course designed to empower and educate.  This unique 3-hour online course promotes a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians through transformative learning about truth and reconciliation.

Awardify: Awards Management Designed for Canadian Chambers and Associations

For over eight years, Awardify has helped Associations and Chambers of Commerce find a better way to organize and execute their awards programs. Chamber members save 27% when you sign up!

Glue Up: Chamber and Association Management Software

In partnership with our technology provider, Glue Up, members can access an all-in-one Association management software that allows you to automate and streamline your operations. From event planning to membership renewals, their platform has you covered. 

Global Advantage Travel & Entertainment Discount Program 

Provided exclusively for BC Chamber of Commerce members, the Global Advantage Travel & Entertainment program offers Hotel, Car Rental and Entertainment discounts worldwide. Members can save 10-20% on average and potentially more than 50%!

Park’N Fly: Parking Discount 

BC Chamber of Commerce members can save up to 40% off Park’N Fly rates at select airports across Canada. For details on Aeroplan points, click here.

Whistler 48-Hour Club

Chamber members can save between 40%-50% on their stay at Whistler as part of the exclusive ‘Whistler 48 Hour Club’ program offered by Whiski Jack Resorts!

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