Why Join the Chamber
Be included in the Chamber Member Directory at no extra charge.
Group Insurance Benefits
Comprehensive group products: life, disability, extended health care, dental, vision and prescription drug packages. View a full listing of benefits here: Chamber Group Insurance
Contact: Richard Gamblen
Phone: 519-986-2003 or 1-800-659-6616
After Fives are opportunities to promote your business and network with leaders in the business community. Members host After Fives to showcase their business in their own unique setting.
Breakfast Meetings & Seminars
The Chamber facilitates seminars with informative and relevant speakers for your professional development. Let us know what topics would be of interest to you!
Keep up-to-date on Chamber events, business news, trends and opportunities with our weekly online E-Blast. Free listing as a new member in the Chamber’s newsletter when you join. Advertising is available at the reasonable rate of only $10 (+ tax) per month. Sponsors are also entitled to announce their business events or promotions at no additional cost.
Government & Municipal Relations
Make recommendations on issues directly affecting you and your business community. As the ‘voice of business’, the Chamber will speak on your behalf. For example, we contacted each of our members in 2015 to see if they would be impacted by the closure of the transfer station. Find the results here: Transfer Station – results summary
The Community Awards Dinner & Presentation encourages business excellence by recognizing significant contributions of businesses and individuals to the community. It is also a great night out with an auction which raises funds for the chamber.
Chamber Members can enjoy discounted rental rates of the Chamber Board Room. Contact the Chamber Office to check availability.
10% off Internet Access Plans from Bruce Street Technologies
The Chamber provides basic print/fax/scan services to members at a discounted rate. Check with the Chamber Office for pricing.
For $10/month (plus HST), you can have your business logo link to your business website or promote your event. This offer is only available to members of the Meaford Chamber of Commerce.
Phone: 519-538-1640 or
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One-on-One Business Coaching
Let our highly qualified volunteers help you with your business needs, including: Intro to LEAN principles, Basic Cost Management, Root cause Identification and more! Contact the Chamber with you business questions and concerns.
Coffee News Exclusive Discount Offer
Coffee News of Southern Georgian Bay is pleased to extend a special offer to MCofC members. In addition to any earned discounts, members will be entitled to every 13th week free! Pay for 12 weeks of advertising and get the 13th week at no-charge. That’s one free ad every quarter and other discounts still apply!
Contact: Karen or Glenn
Phone: 705-888-4968 or 519-599-7099
The Sun Times, Enterprise Bulletin, and Grey-Bruce This Week have worked together to bring our members a steal of a deal. Chamber Members receive an ad in each of these print publications as well as an online business listing for $215 per month. Get all the details here: Chamber Member Special Offer
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Business Information Centre
The Chamber of Commerce is recognized as the first point of contact for people planning on visiting or relocating to a community. Our staff will refer any business, relocation or visitor inquiries to our members.
The Chamber offers its members the opportunity to display their business cards and brochures in the display racks at the office and the Apple. There is no charge for this service. Members are also invited to ‘decorate’ the Chamber’s front window for 2 weeks of the year – it’s a great way to advertise creatively. Book in advance to secure a spot! Also… The signboards on the east and west ends of town are available for any group or event to advertise 1 week at a time. Pre-booking is essential as this is a popular venue.
Liasion & Benefits with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Being a part of the largest and most powerful business lobby groups gives you a voice in issues that directly affect your livelihood. View some of the benefits that are available to you as a member below:
The Canadian Chamber can assist members in improving their bottom line through its various benefit programs. The Member Benefit program includes:
- Preferred rates on the electronic processing of VISA, MasterCard, Discover and debit cards through First Data Canada
- A fuel discount ($0.035 per litre)—offered to the company and its employees—at all Canadian ESSO-branded service stations
- Program for payroll services partnership with ADP.
- Home, auto and travel insurance through Johnson Inc.
- Protect your business with CIRA’s cyber security solutions including D-Zone and Domain Lock.
- Chamber Travel programs from Indus Travels. Visit Bali or Iceland.
- SME-oriented online training courses through the Chamber eLearning Centre
- 1800Member Business Savings Programs:
- A savings program that offers member’s savings up to 30% off the everyday public web price of Lenovo’s entire product line.
- Discounts of 40% on shipments within Canada and to worldwide destinations, 25% on imports into Canada and 75% (starting at) on freight shipments services with the UPS® Savings Program.
- ‘Get More’ Member Card from The UPS Store