Benefits

The La Crete & Area Chamber of Commerce provides many benefits to our members, including business exposure, advocacy, and discounts through the Alberta Chamber of CommerceClick here for more information on Alberta Chamber Benefits.

LA CRETE & AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BENEFITS

  • Local Chamber membership lends credibility to your business
  • Increases visibility and provides new ways to expand your business
  • Gain a voice in community and local government
  • Involvement in the Annual General Meeting & discounted pricing on booths in our Annual La Crete Spring Trade Show

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EVEN MORE REASONS TO JOIN…

We help promote your business! Through the La Crete & Area Chamber of Commerce Business Directory (printed annually in the Spring) & our online Directory, your businesses is promoted everyday! When potential customers research businesses, we promote our members first, so they have the best possible chance of doing business.

Increased exposure! Our website makes it easy for potential customers to find our business members. Each member receives their own page with full contact information, business hours, category searches, and some general information about the business as well as an image that best represents their business. In November 2015, our website saw an average of 60 New Visitors each day, and an average of 105 returning visitors daily. 52% of all visitors annually are New Visitors from around the world. In February 2016, our website saw a leap in New Viewers, as we saw an average of 76 New Visitors each day! This is a great opportunity for your business to obtain good exposure.

We have members’ business cards displayed in our office and at our Trade Show. Potential customers call us to find information on businesses, and we always direct them to our membership. We also organize the Annual La Crete Spring Trade Show and Moonlight Madness with a focus on increasing exposure for our local retail stores. We also host our Annual General Meeting where our members elect representatives to sit on our Board. The Board is responsible for meeting monthly to make important issues that concern our businesses and local economy.

Business support. Our members are also able to use our computers in our office and print for FREE for business related use. Members also receive immediate email updates on the Ice-Bridge/Ferry Status as well as other Community Events.

Another benefit of becoming a member of the La Crete & Area Chamber of Commerce is that our members automatically join the Alberta Chamber of Commerce and receive its benefits.

Benefits also include the Chamber Plan insurance policies available only to Chamber members, discounts at fuel stations, and other benefits at financial institutions. The Chamber Plan is an insurance policy for businesses with 1-25 employees that provides big company coverage for small company rates.

For more information, contact Manager: Larry Neufeld 780.285.4409. We look forward to you joining our growing community of members!