Join the Chamber

Purpose:

 Our Chamber:

  • Is a catalyst for business growth by listening to and advocating for our members’ needs
  • Creates a stronger business community through collaboration, networking, advocacy and education
  • Cultivates positivity by changing the conversation about business in the CBRM
  • Challenges the status quo and encourages innovation amongst our membership

 

Mission:

To empower private businesses to thrive in the CBRM.

 

Vision:

For every member to be proud of our business community and optimistic about its future.

 

Values:

  • We always act in the best interest of our members.
  • We are unwavering in our commitment to supporting business growth.
  • We embrace change and welcome proactive ideas that nurture our economic future.
  • We demonstrate non-partisan, objective leadership.
  • We influence public policy and the political agenda to establish a stronger business climate.
  • We know collaboration is integral to our future and create forums for our business community to connect.

To do business in the CBRM is to join an empowered group of ambitious professionals. The Chamber wants to support businesses in Cape Breton on their mission to success. By becoming a member, you have access to exclusive member benefits including discounts, network development opportunities, member-only event pricing and much more.

 

The Chamber staff is constantly searching for innovative ways to add value to your experience and help your business reach its full potential.

 

Reasons to Become a Member

 

  • Join the unified entity of an association that is identified as the voice of business in the CBRM. Support, and be apart of Private-Sector Leadership in our community, striving for genuine economic and social progress for CBRM.
  • Save on expenses  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
  • Gain exposure by being featured in our member directory, on our Chamber website, and receive exclusive discounts on other advertising opportunities.
  • Stay informed on, and participate in Chamber events throughout the year including the Cape Breton Business and Philanthropy Hall of Fame, Excellence in Business Awards, networking functions, educational luncheons, etc.
  • Receive relevant info on programs and funds to support your business from agencies such as ACOA, NSBI, and others.
  • Weigh in on important initiatives involving the chamber by supporting the work of Chamber staff and volunteers in organizing events, as well as special projects and lobbying efforts.