Why Join?

Fernie Chamber of Commerce has four levels of membership to fit the needs of your business. Whether your are starting out and beginning your business growth or established in the community there is a package to support your business. Our goal is to provide a meaningful benefits package that our members and the Fernie Business Community see value in.

 

Membership Levels

  • Core

  • $225 + GST
  • Connects your business to the network and gives you access to basic membership benefits

  • Eligible for businesses with 1 – 50 employees, non-profits and home business discounts.

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  • Connect

  • $479 + GST
  • Designed for those wanting to grow their business, this membership ties you into the network and increases your visibility in the community

  • Eligible for businesses with 51 - 100 employees

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  • Advocate

  • $989 + GST
  • Designed for those who want to impact the business environment we work in; this membership increases the impact of our policy efforts.

  • Eligible for businesses with over 101 plus employees

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  • Community Builder

  • $1,999 + GST
  • Designed for those who want to drive business growth in our region, this membership grows and builds a healthy economy in Fernie.

  • This level has two spaces available at a time.

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Benefits to your Business

Chamber membership benefits your business through increased visibility within Fernie, Connections through networking, Cost Savings through member exclusive deals including health insurance plans, opportunity to have your voice heard through advocacy and business support through workshops and information sessions.

 

Check out full member benefit details here.

Additional Member Benefits

When you join the Fernie Chamber, you automatically become connected through membership with the BC and the Canadian Chamber Networks. This means your business gets access to their member benefits in addition to the ones outlined in the Fernie Chamber Membership Package!

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  • A free Constant Contact account for up to 5,000 email contacts.
  • Access to our free Website Builder tool and custom Chamber email templates.
  • Local certified experts for your small business workshops and seminars.
  • A robust Help Center with training resources and award-winning support.
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Members access the Staples Professional program to receive reduced costs on business supplies with no minimum order requirements. Request more information here.

  • Save 3.5 c/litre
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  • Excellent payments hardware
  • Fewer terminal and hardware issues
  • Industry leading reporting capabilities
  • Increased support from our BC based team of experts (augmenting 24-7-365 processor support)
  • Increased profits through lower processing fees
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Payworks provides workforce management solutions, including real-time integration of payroll and benefits for members on the Chambers Plan. here.

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Members receive up to 40% off Park’N Fly rates at select airports across Canada. For more information, view the program flyer here.

The Rogers for Business introductory offer through the Chamber provides mobile plans with unlimited data to share among team members and a subscription for Microsoft 365 at a single price you won’t find advertised anywhere in Canada.

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Your business competes hard to attract customers. Let us help you build on that foundation by growing your customer base, increasing how often they buy and how much they spend, all while ensuring that every experience with your company is a positive one. Request more information on Chamber member benefits here.

Elavon offers members the ability to accept payments from customers in a fast, efficient and secure way. Additional features for businesses include:

  • The ability to accept payments online, in-store, or on-the-go with Converge®, an all-in one eCommerce solution
  • Dedicated account managers to help support your business objectives
  • In-house multi-lingual customer support that is available around the clock – 24-hour-a day, seven-days-a-week
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  • Save 3 cents/litre
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  • Volume discounts starting at 25%
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