Why become a member of the Chamber of Commerce?
|1.||Support Private-Sector Leadership in our community, striving for genuine economic and social progress for CBRM. Help support CBRM’s voice for the private sector. The more members the stronger our voice.|
|2.||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.|
|3.||Have your business spotlighted in our member directory, on our Chamber website, and receive great discounts on other advertising opportunities.|
|4.||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.|
|5.||Receive relevant info on programs and funds to support your business from agencies such as ACOA, NSBI, and others.|
|6.||Support the work of Chamber staff and volunteers in organizing events, as well as special projects and lobbying efforts such as the development of the newly dredged Sydney Harbour, working for improved airline flight services to more destinations, upgraded municipal and provincial infrastructure, and lower commercial property and income tax rates for our members, etc.|
As a member, you will be able to benefit from the Cost savings available from our Affinity partners:
Chamber Members, Ship and Save with UPS®
Chamber members, take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and save on a variety of UPS services! You’ll receive 30% off small package shipments within Canada, to the U.S. and to worldwide destinations, 25% off imports into Canada, discounts starting at 75% off freight shipments and more. To get started today, visit www.membersbenefitprogram.com/SydneyCC or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST. In addition, you can get 10% off printing, packaging, and mailbox rentals at The UPS Store®. Click here to obtain The UPS Store ‘Get More’ card.
Payroll Discount Program
Chamber members gain access to Ceridian’s convenient payroll service by phone or PC for businesses of all sizes. Members receive a 10% discount for payroll services.
Chamber of Commerce Members Save 3.5 cents per litre* with the Esso Business Card Program
Whether you have a small sales force or a large fleet of service vehicles, the Esso Business Card Program gives you exceptional fuel savings, powerful and easy-to-use fuel management tools and broad acceptance at nearly 1,800 Esso stations in Canada.
Follow the links to learn more:
*New accounts only. Valid at participating Esso locations. Rebates earned will be credited directly to your account(s). Eligible only for members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Esso is a trademark of Imperial Oil. Imperial Oil licensee. The Esso Business Card program is administered by WEX Inc.
Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan
Our health program is regarded as the #1 Group Plan in Canada for Small Businesses. By sharing your claims with over 28,000 other Canadian businesses like you (1–50 employees), you’ll not only have access to healthcare, dental, disability, etc, but you’ll also know that your premiums will remain stable years into the future regardless of how much you may claim. Call the Benefit Experts, Allan 902-564-1675 and Dan902-564-6644 at Custom Employee Benefits Ltd.
Learn more by watching this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK-dXN0U2BM
First Data’s trademark is providing fast, safe and cost-efficient transactions. Let us analyze your latest statement and we will meet or beat your current rates.
Earn a $1000 MasterCard gift card if First Data cannot meet or beat your current payment processing fees1 . Our offer is valid until December 31,2016.
For more information, contact a First Data Business Consultant at 1-888-265-4117 or visit www.chambermerchantservices.ca.
*Some conditions apply. Merchant processing cost comparison based on all merchant services processing charges shown on most recent processor merchant statement, excluding 3rd party fees, compliance fees and equipment costs. Limit one gift card per merchant. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks to receive for your MasterCard gift card. This exclusive offer is valid to new contract merchants only. © 2016 First Data Canada Ltd. is a registered ISO/MSP of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Canadian Branch, Toronto, ON, Canada. All trademarks, service marks and trade names used in this material are the property of their respective owners.