Benefits of Membership
INSTANT EXPOSURE FOR YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS
Research tells us that when consumers know that a small business is a member of the chamber of commerce, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it and 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.
Free racking of business cards, brochures/marketing material at Welcome Centre
Free exposure through our e-newsletter, e~Rideau News
Participate in networking events, hosted/sponsored by the Chamber
Free website listing with individual Member page
Participation in our Member-to-Member Discount Program
Discounted digital advertising with company profile on www.TheRideauCalls.com which receives 3,000 unique visits per month
Chamber members can build the profile of their business by using advertising and sponsorship opportunities offered by the Chamber. Valuable advertising space exists in Chamber communications (online and print), and many different sponsorships with affordable prices are available at Chamber events.
MANY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY THROUGH MEMBER DISCOUNTS
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance
Shell Gasoline Discounts
Esso Gasoline Discounts
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan has been protecting firms for 40 years. 25,000 small/medium-sized businesses use the Chambers Plan to protect their employees with comprehensive group benefits including dental and health insurance – making it Canada’s #1 employee benefits plan for small business.
SAVE ON SHIPPING WITH UPS
Westport & Rideau Lakes Chamber of Commerce members can take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and save on UPS services! Get 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, call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377
STAPLES BUSINESS DISCOUNT PROGRAM
Westport & Rideau Lakes Chamber of Commerce members can receive 10% off and Copy and Print Centre orders across Canada. For special projects or large orders you can contact Account Manager Chris George for custom pricing. 613-985-1655 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westport & Rideau Lakes Chamber of Commerce members can save 3.5 cents per litre* with the Esso Business Card Program. Use this benefit for both business and employee/personal use.
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.
Westport & Rideau Lakes Chamber of Commerce members can receive significant savings, convenience, control, and security when they use the Petro-Canada SuperPassTM credit card.
Chamber members can save 2.4¢/litre with a minimum purchase of 1,000 litres/month or 2.0¢/litre with a minimum purchase of 200 litres/month. Members also receive a 20% discount on car washes at Petro-Canada.
PUROLATOR DELIVERS SAVINGS ON TIME FOR ALL OCC MEMBERS
Purolator offers all chamber members discounts starting at 25% on Purolator Express® and Purolator Ground® suite of services.