As a member of the Chamber of Commerce, you are entitled to the following benefits:
- Complimentary ‘E-Blast’ advertisement to new members (a $50 value), and a discount rate on future ‘E-Blasts’.
- Complimentary display table at Business After Five function (a $50 value).
- Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan – Attractive Pooled Group Health/Dental Insurance rates tailored for firms ranging in size from 1 person to 50.
- Esso Canada – Offers a 3 cents per litre discount on all purchases of gasoline and diesel fuel using their commercial credit cards.
- Merchant Credit Card Discount – When you accept Visa, MasterCard and debit payments you receive a discount rate of 1.59% Visa, 1.64% MasterCard and $.069 debit transactions.
- Access to 10% discount on Power Play Suite payroll services from Cerdian.
- Listing on our Chamber Website and membership directory.
As well, you are eligible for the following incentives, graciously offered by other members of the Chamber of Commerce:
- Nova Scotia Signature Resorts – 20% off the rate of the day during your stay.
- On The Mira Bed & Breakfast – 15% off regularly priced rooms.
- Comfort Inn, Sydney- 10% discount to all Chamber members, as well as their friends and families. ( Member Card must be presented for visiting guests to receive the discount).
- Atlantic Water Treatment Technologies, Albert Bridge- 10% discount on domestic purification products and free assessment towards installation of home or office water coolers fed by reverse osmosis.
- Flourish Management Consulting Inc. - Receive a complementary business improvement consultation OR 15% discount on your first 10 hours of business improvement consulting.
- John MacPhail Investors Group – A complementary one hour investment and retirement review.
- Simply for Life - Free initial consultation and customized corporate programs available.
- Highland Village Museum – 20% off on all regular museum admission rates. Does not apply to special programs or events.
- Elena’s Esthetic’s – save 10%
- Boston Pizza, Sydney – 10% off (some exceptions apply).
- Casino Nova Scotia, All Star Grill, Sydney – 10% discount on regular priced menu items, excluding liquor purchases.
- Clansman Motel, North Sydney – 20% discount on regular priced menu items, excluding liquor purchases.
- Flavor Downtown & Flavor 19- 10% off regular menu items (excluding catering).
- Governors Restaurant, Sydney – 10%
- Highland Mermaid Restaurant Holiday Inn, Sydney – 15% discount on regular priced menu items, excluding liquor purchases.
- Trio, Cambridge Suites, Sydney – 10%
- Bluenose Insurance Brokers, Sydney – Free security blanket with each new commercial policy.
- City Printers, Sydney – 10% discount on first print order for new accounts only.
- The UPS Store, Sydney River- save from 7-15% on private mailbox rentals, print services, promotional products, courier services and mailing supplies.
- Klutzky’s Cape Breton Party Rentals, Sydney – 15% off children’s birthday party activities, grand openings and anniversary celebrations; including inflatable bounce rooms etc.
- Mary Ann MacCormick, REALTOR®, free Market Analysis of your home, land or business at no charge when you list your property with her within one month of the comparative market value report. (Valued at $150-$350)
- Aerus Electrolux Sydney, Sydney- 15% discount on all purchases.
- Atlantic Water Treatment Technologies, Albert Bridge – 10% discount on domestic products and free water analysis (cannot be used in conjunction with other offers).
- Cape Breton Cake Decorators Specialties, Sydney – 15% discount on regular priced merchandise.
- EmbroidMe Cape Breton – Save 10%
- Finishing Touch Centre – 10% discount on regular priced merchandise.
- Gala new, used & Vintage Clothing, Sydney – 20% discount on regular priced merchandise.
- Gordon Photographic, Sydney – 10% discount on framed Cape Breton scenes.
- Lotheringtons Flowers and Gifts, Sydney – Save 10% on local orders and regular priced items. (Does not include out going wire orders, wedding flowers, delivery charges, items requiring special orders and already discounted items or specials.)
- MacKillops Flowers, Sydney River- Save 10% on local orders and regular priced items. (Some restrictions apply.)
- Polytech Products Ltd. – 15% discount on regular priced windows and garden doors.
- Ricoh Canada Inc. (formerly Ikon Office Solutions) – 15% discount on all regular priced office equipment.
- Spinner’s Men’s Wear – save the equivalent of the tax
- The Shoe Tree, Sydney – save the equivalent of tax on all purchases.
- St. John Ambulance, Sydney – 10% discount on first aid training sessions and first aid kits.
- Avis Car Rentals – special corporate rate available to Chamber members worldwide when you refer to AWD#Z831356.
- Discount Car & Truck Rentals, Sydney – 15% discount on rentals.
- Dynasty Cabs, Sydney – 10% discount on local fares.
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Sydney – 10% discount on rentals.
6 Primary Reasons to Join the Chamber of Commerce:
- Support Private-Sector Leadership in our community, striving for genuine economic and social progress for CBRM.
- Save money through specialty programs like discounted merchant Credit and Debit Card rates, member-to-member Chamber discounts, a Group Health Insurance Plan designed for small business, and discounts on Chamber events.
- Have your business spotlighted in our member directory, on our Chamber website, and receive great discounts on other advertising opportunities.
- Stay informed about great Chamber events through the year, such as the Cape Breton Business Hall of Fame, Excellence in Business Awards, networking events, luncheons, etc.
- Receive relevant info on programs and funds to support your business from agencies such as ECBC, NS Economic Development, CBCEDA, etc.
- Support the work of Chamber staff and volunteers in organizing events, as well as special projects and lobbying efforts such as the development of a container terminal, working for better flight services, better infrastructure and tax rates, etc.