Why Should You Become a Member?
As a member you have the opportunity to attend networking events, meet local business owners and learn about the community’s needs and priorities while voicing your own. You’ll be able to participate in community events and initiatives, and have access to resources and support that can help your business thrive. It’s an excellent way to build relationships, grow your business, and make a positive impact in your community.
Member Advantage Program
The Member Advantage Program allows you to benefit from strategic partnerships with vendors, providing access to discounted products and services. The exclusive employee benefits plan can’t be beat, along with assistance with merchant processing, online marketing, payroll solutions and discounted office supplies. You also get access to exclusive travel and hospitality discounts and perks – from reduced hotel and car rental rates to savings on fuel and fleet costs. New benefits are added regularly – for the complete list of available offers please click here.
Social Media Support
Looking to enhance your social media presence? As a member, you’ll enjoy our assistance in liking, sharing, commenting on, and promoting your social media content, enabling you to connect with a broader audience and elevate your brand’s online impact. Thanks to the online reach of both Kaslo Choose Local and the Kaslo Chamber of Commerce, your membership provides access to a substantial online viewership.
The Chamber Newsletter reaches a wide audience and members are encouraged use the platform to share their news and special promotions.
It also promotes business resources and opportunities such as grants and training programs.
Members also have the option of purchasing space for their brochures on the Kootenay Lake Ferry, providing the potential to reach upwards of 400,000 ferry passengers annually.
Sponsorships of our well attended Community Events are also available.
As a member, your benefits extend to a listing in our business directory, providing enhanced visibility within the community and beyond. This inclusion not only boosts your credibility and trustworthiness but also guarantees increased exposure, with our website receiving over 5,000 monthly visits. It’s a valuable opportunity for your business to shine.
The Chamber is here to advocate for change to support the needs of our members to various levels of government and its agencies. Together with the BC Chamber of Commerce we work to create and promote policies that support local business growth and success. Your membership connects you with nearly 100 other Chambers and Boards of trade in BC which provides a platform for businesses to collaborate and share ideas.
Give Back to the Community
Did you know that the Kaslo & Area Chamber of Commerce has been active since 1898? We are committed to the community and show that love by putting on great events and promotions. To name a few;
- Kaslo May Days
- Light Up!
- Great Gift Giveaway
- Caught in the Act
- Choose Local
- Chamber Cash