Membership Benefits

Chamber Group Insurance logo GROUP INSURANCE: The Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan is Canada’s #1 Group Benefits Plan for Small Business. Join the more than 25,000 other Canadian firms. No minimum number of employees, including a one person operation and home-based businesses. Please contact Unison Benefits a division of Eclipse Financial directly for more information chamber@ef.ca.
ADVERTISING DISCOUNTS: 89.5 the Lake will provide $300 worth of free advertising to new members only. (Sponsored by the KDCC. Some restrictions may apply).  89.5 the Lake
PEOPLE FIRST’s ON-CALL Support Service provides expert support through a team of dedicated Human Resources specialists who are there to answer your questions by email or telephone. Click here for more information
PARK ‘N FLY: Chamber members and their employees receive our Chamber discount code and simply use this code at time of check out to receive your discount. Average savings $5.00 per day.  
 ContstantContact_horizontal_logo EMAIL MARKETING, ONLINE SURVEY AND EVENT MARKETING TOOLS: Offered to Chamber members at a 25% discount. Save money on powerful Constant Contact products and strengthen your marketing capability.
SHIPPING SERVICES: As a member of the Kenora & District Chamber of Commerce, you are entitled to even greater value when you choose the Purolator network; with volume discounts starting at 25% on Purolator Express® and Purolator Ground® services.

 

EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK: The Employee Handbook is a generic tool which is available to local and regional small and medium sized businesses to personalize to their businesses to assist employers with successful staff relationships. All Chamber members are encouraged to choose one of the three templates to create their own Employee Handbook for their business.

REPRESENTATION: The Chamber lobbies governments on behalf of businesses at all levels, civic, provincial and federal. We are also members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber also has a member sitting on the Harbourtown BIZ, Kenora Tourism, Kenora Business Partners and Harbourfront Business Development Steering Committees.

WEBSITE LISTING: Every Chamber member is listed in our Business Directory on our website, with a link to their website where applicable.

MEMBER TO MEMBER DISCOUNT PROGRAM: In keeping with our “members helping members” philosophy, this Member to Member Discount Program 2020 Member Discount Program 2020 provides discounts to all fellow Chamber members with participating businesses products and/or services when they show their Chamber benefit card prior to purchase. This program is designed to recognize and reward fellow Chamber member businesses in the community and keep businesses thriving in the Kenora area. Please call the Chamber office to join the program.

MEMBER TO MEMBER COMMUNIQUE: A publication sent out each week that communicates information from our members. To submit your message for inclusion in our Member to Member Communique, please prepare the body of the message exactly how you would like it sent out with minimal formatting and include a line at the top saying “Please forward to members”. Include any attachments (.pdf or .jpg formats preferred and no greater than 500-700KB in size). Send your message to info@kenorachamber.com. We also post the Communique to our Facebook page.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT / EDUCATION WORKSHOPS: The Chamber periodically hosts workshops and information sessions for members to participate in.

HOME & LEISURE SHOW: Chamber Members receive a discounted booth price for this annual event.

MEMBERSHIP MIXERS: Chamber Mixers are held periodically throughout the year to allow our members the opportunity to network and connect.

AGM & BUSINESS AWARDS BANQUET: Any member of the Chamber of Commerce or their employees is eligible to run for a seat on the Board of Directors.

MONTHLY BOARD MEETINGS: Board of Directors Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Kenora and District Chamber of Commerce office and start at 5:00pm. All members are welcome to attend.