The Chamber of Commerce has always stood for promoting business-monitoring governments on a municipal, provincial and federal basis- and promoting managed growth in the local economy. By investing in your local Chamber, you invest in your own prosperity – as a businessperson and as a member of our community!
What Does a Chamber Do?
Members of the Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce work together to advance the interest of the business community and the community at large. The Chamber provides opportunities for networking and sharing concerns on the current trends and developments within the local, provincial and national community.
The Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to be associated with the Alberta Chamber of Commerce. The ACC hosts a convention where Chamber representatives from across the province meet to discuss current issues and make important contacts for their Chambers.
The Chamber coexists with municipal, provincial and federal government, but is a separate entity and often finds itself lobbying for changes need to help businesses and the community at large.
What Are the Benefits of Membership in the Chamber?
The major benefit of membership is the Chamber of Commerce acts as the unified voice of the area businesses. Chambers of Commerce also provide their members with value-added programs available only to members. The savings offset the cost of membership.
What is a Chamber of Commerce?
A Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, volunteer organization of individuals and businesses working together to advance the commercial, financial, industrial and civic interests of a community.
Who Runs the Chamber?
A Board of Directors, elected by the Chamber’s members, runs the organization. The Board, serving as volunteers, sets the policies and goals of the organization.
Blackfalds & District Chamber Value-Added Programs
- Group Insurance Program
- TD Visa/MasterCard Merchant Program
- Johnson Inc. Home & Auto Insurance
- ATB Financial Merchant Discount Rates
- Payworks On-line Payroll Services
- Pacrim Preferred Program
- Purolator Discount Program
- Husky/Mohawk Discount Program
- Adtel On Hold Message Program
- Esso Fleet Discount Program
- PetroCanada Discount Program
- MONEXGroup Program
- And More!
*Programs are subject to change
Blackfalds & District Chamber at a Glance
The Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce has a lot to offer area businesses and is active within the community striving to improve all areas. Current Chamber initiatives include:
- Active and Growing Membership
- Monthly Meetings
- Annual Trade Show
- Community Events
- Information Sessions
- Passport to Christmas Promotion
- Incentive Programs
- Joint Advertising Opportunities
- Tools for Economic Growth
- Christmas Lighting Competition
- Municipal Election Forum
- And More!
What are the Benefits of a Chamber to the Community?
A profitable business sector is one of the key facets of a vibrant community. Only by succeeding in this fundamental goal, can a community provide the jobs and produce the wealth to finance all of the cultural, recreational, charitable and other needs a community is faced with everyday.
In addition, many Chamber members are active within the community on other levels and believe in their community and want to see it succeed.