Member Benefits

As a member of the Ladysmith Chamber, the following benefits are available to you. For the full list of programs and services, download the Member Advantage Program PDF here.

Also, when you join the Ladysmith Chamber you:

  • Advocacy: Influence government decision making by participating in our policy development process
  • Staying Informed:  Receive regular news regarding the issues and events of interest to Ladysmith business
  • Networking:  Make valuable business contacts through participation at chamber events.  Consider hosting your own business mixer
  • Exclusive Member Discounts through the BC Chamber: Access exclusive member rates on:
    Employee Benefit plans:  Obtain group insurance, including medical and dental, at rates usually only available to “big business”
    • Online Payroll, and Human Resource programs
    • Hotels and Car Rentals – worldwide
    • Electronic payment processing & merchant services: Receive preferred rates on Visa, MasterCard and Interac services,
    • Fuel discount programs
    • Business supplies
    • Online marketing management
    • Business training programs
    • and much more…
  • Advertising: Advertise your business brochure and business card racking at the Chamber office and Visitor Centre
  • New Member Welcome:  Receive complimentary announcements in our monthly newsletter and the Commerce Connection ad in the Take 5 Magazine
  • Broadcast Email:Chamber Members can get their event, news, announcements etc sent out to the business community (chamber Members) individuals and local media and politicians. The cost to send out a broadcast email is $45.00 +gst.  Contact the Chamber office for further info or to schedule your broadcast email.  250-245-2112
  • Chamber E-Newsletter:  Email us your business announcement, news, event, promotions etc to be included in the Chambers E-Newsletter that is sent out monthly.
  • Business Essentials E-Magazine:  Advertise is the Chambers monthly Business Essentials E-Mag for only $30 per month.  Contact the Chamber office at 250-245-2112 to book your ad space.
  • Online presence: Website link and feature listing in the business directory as well as recognition on Social Media through facebook
  • Referrals: Will be a recommended business to inquiries for services

Please contact us at (250) 245-2112 or EMAIL US for more information about membership including a complete membership package and application.

 

BC CHAMBER BENEFITS

BC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP: BUSINESS SERVICES

Whether you’re looking for exclusive programs, including customized health insurance, or help with merchant processing, online marketing, payroll solutions, or discounted office supplies—we’ve partnered with top brands so you can maximize your productivity and minimize your costs.

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

Covers all industries including one person firms, home businesses and farms. Benefit options include life, health, dental and travel care insurance, vision care, short and long-term disability, business overhead benefits and many others. Guaranteed renewable contract and fully pooled price stability.  REQUEST A QUOTE

Kubera

Kubera provides a preferential rate package for credit and debit processing and dedicated relationship managers to help serve your needs.

Chamber of Commerce members can see the following advantages when working with Kubera:

  • Excellent payments hardware
  • Fewer terminal and hardware issues
  • Industry leading reporting capabilities
  • Increased support from our BC based team of experts (augmenting 24-7-365 processor support)
  • Increased profits through lower processing fees

Watch this video to learn more about this benefit.  Click here for more info.

Discount Access

For more information, please contact us or our dedicated BC-based Relationship Manager, Chris Browes, at chris.browes@kuberapayments.com or 604-484-9278.

Constant Contact

From email marketing to event management, to social sharing and more, members save up to 25% on these easy-to-use marketing tools.

Access the Benefit Online

BC BUSINESS MAGAZINE: Subscription

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

ACCESS THIS BENEFIT ONLINE

Payworks

Canadian-owned Payworks provides comprehensive, innovative and integrated web-based Payroll, HR and Employee Time Management solutions to businesses across Canada. Our integrated online solutions increase payroll accuracy and reduce costly errors. They are easy to use, and like all Payworks solutions, they are backed by unparalleled client support. Chamber – Payworks Flyer May 2019

 

Purolator:  Shipping

Earn volume discounts starting at 25% on Purolator Express® and Purolator Ground® services.

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Pocketed: Grant Funding Assistance

As a chamber member, Pocketed will enable you to explore non-dilutive funding that fits your needs, including hiring grants, training support, market expansion funding, COVID-19 recovery, and more to grow your business all on one platform.

  • Receive a 50% discount on your first grant through Pocketed’s services.
  • Waive a grant consultation fee ($50 CAD/session)
  • Receive over 25% off upgrades to Pocketed+

ACCESS THIS BENEFIT ONLINE

Discount Access:  Referral Code: BCCHAMBER

SPARK Liability Insurance for Businesses & Non-Profit Organizations

Spark Insurance specializes in insurance for Not-For-Profit Organizations: Liability Insurance for Directors, Officers, Employees and Volunteers. The program provides optimum coverage at competitive premiums.  Spark Info Flyer
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Staples Advantage:  Office Supply Discount

Members access the Staples Professional program to receive reduced costs on business supplies with no minimum order requirements.

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Discount Access:  Contact Shams Hirani at [shams.hirani@staples.com]

BC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP: TRAVEL & HOSPITALITY

Our members have access to exclusive travel and hospitality discounts and perks – from reduced hotel and car rentals rates, to savings on fuel and fleet costs.

Global Advantage Travel & Entertainment Program: Hotel & Car Rental Discounts

Exclusive deals for Chamber Members on hotels, car rentals and entertainment around the world!

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Park’N Fly:  Airport Parking

Members receive up to 40% off Park’N Fly rates at select airports across Canada. For more information, view the program flyer here.

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Esso:  Fuel Discount 

Esso and the BC Chamber give you 3.5 cents off per litre at the pump. Plus save on oil changes and more.

LEARN MORE

Discount Access: Contact: robert.guaiani@wexinc.com

Petro Canada  Fuel Discount

Petro-Canada and the BC Chamber give you 3 cents off per litre at the pump.

Discount Access: Contact Paul Fox: pfox@suncor.com or call 778. 874. 9498

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Shell

New Shell program for Chamber members will be announced in the coming weeks!

Discount Access:  For individual inquiries, please email Pia Ang, Shell Fleet Solutions at Pia.Que-Ang@shell.com.

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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CANADIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:  Business Services

Designed for members by members, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Business Services provide the tools you need to boost your productivity, save money and achieve your goals including:
-CHAMBER IMPORTS BOND PROGRAM
-e-ATA Carnet
-TRADECERT: Document Certification
-ANOVA ENERGY: Carbon Compliance & Sustainability Program
-FREIGHTCOM: Chamber Shipping Program
-ELAVON: Payment Processing Program
-ROI CALCULATOR: Free Access
-ROGERS FOR BUSINESS:  Association Program
-CHAMBER GET KLEANR PROGRAM: Cleaning and Disinfecting Services
If you would like more info on the Member Benefits offered by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce please contact the Ladysmith Chamber at  250-245-2112 or by email

NOW THAT’S ALOT OF VALUE FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

JOIN TODAY!