Who We Are
What is a Chamber of Commerce?
The Campbell River Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization comprised of members who represent businesses and professional organizations. The Chamber works collectively with our members to ensure a healthy local economy and a positive business friendly environment. By being united, we are a voice that is heard and recognized in addressing the business issues and concerns of our members and effective in shaping public policy.
How is the Chamber governed and managed?
The membership elect a Board of Directors to govern the Chamber.
The Board employs staff who is responsible for the operations of the Chamber. A significant amount of Chamber governance and operations development takes place in volunteer task forces and through committees.
Who finances the Chamber of Commerce?
Our Chamber receives no government funding and relies solely on membership dues and other non-dues revenue streams to support its activities. This independence from government funding frees the Chamber to be a strong, independent advocate on behalf of our members.
Why join the Chamber of Commerce?
Gain a competitive advantage for your business or organization. To learn more visit Join Us.
Where are we located?
We are located at 900 Alder Street in the Enterprise Centre right across the parking lot from City Hall.
What are the hours of operation for the Chamber?
Our hours of operation are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. We are closed on statutory holidays and for a week between December and January.
Contact the Chamber.
What We Do
What does your Chamber of Commerce do?
As the voice of business in Campbell River, the Chamber is responsive to the needs of its nearing 500 members by offering programs and services to foster business success. The Chamber works to ensure that the local business environment is attractive, competitive and open for growth.
Represents our members and promotes business in Campbell River
Speaks on matters affecting our members
Researches business issues, encourages investment, works to broaden the tax base
Collaborates with key alliances to promote and create awareness around risks, challenges, and opportunities related to business including labor market and education initiatives
Recognizes the importance of education in providing employment skills
Is aware of environmental and cultural issues
Maintains contact and works with key stakeholders to improve the manner and method of doing business in Campbell River
If you're a member and you have an issue you want the Chamber to explore, please contact us today.
Your Chamber is the leading advocate and voice for business
JOIN TODAY - GAIN A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
A competitive advantage for your business or organization. That’s what you will gain as a member of the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce. Our programs and services are designed exclusively to help you connect with our network of members and grow your business for greater prosperity.
Membership is open to any business or organization interested in increasing their presence in Campbell River Region.
Complete and submit the onlineMembership Application.
Please contact the Chamber office directly to make arrangements for a one-on-one consultation regarding Chamber membership.
MEMBERSHIP - WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
The Campbell River Chamber offers a wide array of business services and engagement opportunities. All programs are available to you and your employees. Use them to increase your visibility it the Campbell River Region market, build new relationships, sharpen skills and motivate and reward employees.
Grow Your Business
The Chamber is the single largest business connector in Campbell River. Members enjoy opportunities ranging from professional development and networking events to social media outlets and marketing opportunities designed to help you market and promote your business.
Have a voice on public policies and business issues that impact your business in Campbell River. Our experienced business advocacy committee and policy development team works on your behalf to identify issues, concerns and the recommendations and solutions to address those. Our Business Advocacy efforts advance policies that enhance a competitive business climate and positive business friendly environment for Campbell River Region.
Learn how to work better, faster, more efficiently by attending a Chamber event, seminar or workshop. Our regularly scheduled program of events provides some of Campbell River’s best resources for networking, professional development and community business engagement. Click here to view our upcoming events calendar.
Promote your products and services through our online business directory. Featuring enhanced content options, the directory is designed to maximize search engines for targeted business information in the Campbell River Region. Enhanced directory options allow you to post your social media, news, events, photos, videos and more. Members have 24/7 easy and direct access to their business directory individual member profile to ensure content is kept dynamic and current.
Business Retention & Expansion
We are committed to the success of our members and have developed and gained access to resources targeted to every stage of the business cycle. The Campbell River Chamber conducts ongoing polls, surveys, and business retention strategies towards supporting a positive business climate and business-friendly environment for our members.
Cost Saving Benefits Program
Provide your employees with comprehensive group insurance or access fuel savings, merchant services discounts, social media, and communication services or office supplies discounts. These are all available to you once you become a Campbell River Chamber member. Plus enjoy the many other cost savings programs negotiated just for Chamber members. Click here for more information.
Member Coupons, Discounts, Specials
Members attract new customers by offering savings on essential services and products they provide and create these offerings online, through an easy to use coupon, discount, and specials template. The offers can be downloaded and printed for visitors and residences alike to access.