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We serve the Blackfalds business community providing advocacy and representation to the town of Blackfalds.

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Chamber of Commerce

Striving to promote economic growth, enhance the quality of life, and create a strong sense of community within our town.

our mission

Our chamber of commerce’s mission is to empower and support local businesses in our community. We strive to create an economic environment that fosters growth and prosperity for all, while preserving the unique characteristics that make our community special.

Our goals

Our goal is to be a leader and catalyst for business success, providing vital programs and services that attract and retain businesses while embracing diversity.

how we work

We are a non-partisan, membership-based organization that operates independently from the government and does not receive any government funding. However, we work with all levels of government to advocate for our members. Our organization is funded through various sources such as membership fees, events, sponsorships, advertising, and other support services.

history

History of the Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce Online

The Town of Blackfalds was originally named Waghorn and changed its name to Blackfalds in 1903 after a Scottish hamlet.

While the history of chambers of commerce dates back to the 18th century.

Blackfalds Board of Trade Fonds

Fonds consists of records created and/or maintained by the Department of Trade and Commerce and its predecessors.

The Blackfalds Board of Trade was inaugurated in April 1903 in the Village of Blackfalds. It petitioned the federal and provincial governments concerning postal service, road building and other issues. It supported the short-lived newspaper the Blackfalds Mercury published by Percy Gregson (1903-1904).

The Blackfalds Board of Trade appears not to have met in the period 1906-1907. It started up again briefly in 1908-1909; and had dissolved by 1910; Presidents: A. J. Shular (1903, 1905), J. E. Grant (1904), R. A. Shular (1908), L. A. Hill (1909). Secretary-Treasurers: Percy Gregson (1903-1905), and James McNicol (1905-1909).

Records of the Blackfalds Board of Trade were maintained by the organization’s secretary-treasurers. James McNicol maintained the records in his notary office until his retirement in 1917, when he took the records with him. His daughter, Jean Landry, inherited the records, and passed them on to her husband, Ovide Landry.

The fonds consists of the minute book of the Blackfalds Board of Trade (1903-1909).

Your Blackfalds Chamber

The Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce strives to grow business, build community, improve the business environment and quality of life by adding value as we advocate, educate and support our local businesses.

We also strive to do our part to build a prosperous community through business leadership. We do this by creating greater community awareness, having an engaged, value-driven membership base that provides enough revenue to support the chamber’s mission.

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A chamber of commerce is an organization or network of businesspeople that aims to promote and protect the interests of its members.

[It is a group of businesses that support each other and work together to advance their goals and interests.

Chambers of commerce do not create laws, but they may influence pro-business policies by lobbying legislators

The organization is run by its members, who elect a board of directors to determine policies and set goals.

The day-to-day operations are handled by a professional manager who is generally a paid employee.

The Blackfalds Chamber of Commerce promotes and protects the interests of local businesses. We also provide a variety of services to our members, including networking opportunities, marketing resources, guidance, and more. We also advocate for policies that help businesses create jobs and grow the economy.

Joining a chamber of commerce can provide several benefits for businesses, including:

Making business contacts and expanding your network.

Increasing your credibility.

Accessing key business resources.

Gaining exclusive programming and invitations to meetings and issue briefings.

Receiving support for your business.

Accessing discounts and other perks.

Individuals, businesses, and organizations can be members of a chamber of commerce. Members of the chamber of commerce volunteer their time to help improve their business community.

You can fill out an application found on our membership page.

The Blackfalds Chamber of Commerce meets in a couple different places. Please either sign-up for our newsletter or call administration at 403.506.6735 for location.

Cost for new members are $100.00 first year. Cost for members $120.00 annually.

We do not distribute our membership list as we comply with Canada’s anti-spam legislation. Click here for more information.

Vice President Blackfalds Chamber of Commerce
Blackfalds is a town with a big heart and plenty of opportunities. .”
Kevin Hallet
President – Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce

A Word From Our President

On behalf of the Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce I would like to welcome you to our community. Blackfalds is an outstanding place to live, work and grow a family and a business. Whether you are looking for a new place to call home, or you’re already a resident of our thriving community, Blackfalds is a town with a big heart and plenty of opportunities.

It is an exciting time to be a chamber member. We strive to create new networking promotional opportunities to help our member businesses succeed and grow, provide business referrals, keep you inspired with monthly networking opportunities, and offer continuing education.

To our current chamber members, thank-you for your continued support. For those of you considering relocating your business or opening a new business in Blackfalds, you will find that becoming a chamber member is of great value to you. Blackfalds is thriving, join us as we continue to GROW!

Meet the Board

The board of directors for a chamber of commerce plays a crucial role in governing the organization and representing the business community..

Vice President Blackfalds Chamber of Commerce
Shawna Wyatt
President
Kevin Hallet
Vice President
Alvin Melton
Treasurer
Vacant
Secretary

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