Benefits

Chamber General Benefits

Chamber provides members with:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Information and programs
  • Cost saving benefits

Chamber engages in:

  • Policy and advocacy on behalf of members
  • Community partnerships and programs
Chamber Membership offers you numerous opportunities to promote your business, to network, access information, and attend skills workshops. In addition, you can Save Money by taking advantage of programs offered at discounted member rates!

Representation at all government levels

The chamber is your voice at all levels of government, monitoring legislation to promote equitable legislative policies that translate into a comfortable business climate.

Social/Networking events

Monthly speaker lunch meetings, Business Excellence Awards, Trade Show, Installation Dinner, After Business events. Listing in the On-Line Membership Directory: Connect your business to the world with a link from our directory to your website (79,000 page views per year).

E-News Information

Programs, events, government information, what’s going on in Prince Rupert’s business community.

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At a nominal fee of $100 per 3 issues, you can reach your target market in an easy and affordable way.

Chamber Financial Benefits

Members have the opportunity to benefit from the following programs. Contact Simone at the chamber (250) 624-2296 for application forms and program information, or follow the links.
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

  • With the exclusive Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan you can get the most sought-after benefits–from extended health to dental and vision care. Covers all industries including one-person firms.Guaranteed renewable contract and fully pooled price stability.
VersaPay

  • VersaPay is proud to offer Chamber members preferential payment processing rates for Visa, Mastercard, and Interac. There’s no need to change bank accounts and your funds are deposited the next business day. 1.69% plus 15 c per Visa/MC transaction. 7c per Interac transaction.
TD Merchant Service and First Data

  • 1.68% on Visa credit receipts plus a 0.06% assessment fee. 1.79% on Mastercard credits receipts and 9c on Interac–all with electronic deposits.
Payworks

  • Basic run charge of $16.50 and $1.35 charge per payment and $1.35 per ROE. There is a one time conversion fee of $150. Integration with Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan and easy entry of payroll via phone, fax or online. Additional 15% Go Green discount available!
Esso Imperial Oil

  • Whether you have one company vehicle or 1000, Chamber Members are offered the Esso Direct Driver Billing Program including a preferred 3c per litre discount off fuel purchased at any Esso service station. No minimum purchase.
Husky/Mowhawk

  • 2c per litre discount on all fuel purchases at any Husky or Mowhawk location. No minimum purchase. Participants receive a single invoice for all Husky and Mowhawk purchases.
Petro Canada

  • 2c per litre off all grades of gasoline and diesel (minimum of 200 litres per month). 5% discount on all vehicle propane at Petro Canata retail service stations. Individually numbered credit card for each vehicle. 5% discount on all parts and labour at Centigard Car Care Centres.

Chamber Networking Events

In business, exposure is everything. We offer a variety of networking opportunities and events to help you grow your business and connect into our network.

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  • Member Lunch Meetings
  • Chamber Dinner & Auction
  • Christmas Social
  • Business Excellence Awards
  • Member 2 Member
  • Women in Business Breakfast
  • Business After Business
  • Rising Stars
  • Skills Training Workshops

The Chamber Member 2 Member Program

In order to create more value for our members, the Prince Rupert and District Chamber has developed a Member 2 Member program. Under this program, members will receive special discounts on services or products from participating members. Our focus is to create a substantial listing of Member 2 Member discounts that will be available to all Chamber members.

The Prince Rupert & District Chamber of Commerce has started issuing membership cards for members on the program. Members will have access to discounts from participating members by simply presenting their card at time of purchase.

Advantages for Participating Members

  • Increase sales for your business or service, while promoting local shopping.
  • Your business will be featured on a new page of the Prince Rupert & District Chamber of commerce website, and in all materials and communications promoting the program.
  • On site signage and branding for your business.

Advantages for All Members

  • Receive exclusive discounts from other members
  • Shop local, and save money
  • Support other PRDCC members
  • Support the Prince Rupert & District Chamber of Commerce

Registration forms are available on our website at www.princerupertchamber.ca or you can contact the chamber office at 250-624-2296 or by email at manager@princerupertchamber.ca.

Click here to see a current list of Member 2 Member Discounts

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

At work for small business

With the exclusive Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan you can get the most sought after group benefits, ranging from extended health to dental and vision care.

When you select the group insurance you want you benefit four ways:

  • Guaranteed Participation: All it takes is membership in a participating Chamber of Commerce and your active, for-profit comany (in any industry) is eligible for the plan. Unlike any other plan for small businesses, even one person can be covered!
  • Stable Rates: The plan has an unbeatable record of price stability. We’ve kept customers year after year with fair renewal rates.
  • Unbeatable Service: You can count on your local agent and the national service centre to get the answers you need, when you need them.
  • Wide-Ranging Benefit Options: The plan offers a full range of employee benefits.

All plans include group life insurance, plus the options you add. Contact the friendly Prince Rupert & District Chamber of Commerce agent, or click here for more information.

Prince Rupert Representative:

Doug Kydd

P. O. Box 337 - Prince Rupert, BC - V8J3P9

Phone: 250-624-2617, Fax: 250-624-5855

Email: dkydd@citytel.net

When was the last time you invested in you?

Chamber Learning Network™ offers small and medium sized organizations over 4000 high-quality e-learning courses and over 1000 online instructional videos from many of the top content producers in the industry.

The courses cover a wide range of topics like business and professional skills training, computer skills training, leadership and management training, new manager training, workplace health and safety training, industry specific training courses, and sales training.

The Chamber has negotiated a significant discount (20%) on all training for members. Click here for more information or call 1-877-622-7442 for a catalogue of courses.