900+ MEMBERS ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:
CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE GROUP INSURANCE PLAN
Blair or Robyn Corey (506) 458-0102 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Boyer and Associates Ltd. Vern Boyer (506) 452-1891 firstname.lastname@example.org
This is Canada’s Leading Plan in group benefits for organizations with 1-50 employees. Comprehensive benefits packages are available to businesses from one person and up. Fully pooled benefits stabilize your organization’s rates and renewal time. A complete benefits package you can customize with benefits such as:
• Extended Health
• Critical illness
• Employee / Dependent Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Programs
GROUP HOME AND AUTO INSURANCE DISCOUNTS
(506) 458-8505 www.avivatraders.com/frederictonchamber for an instant online quote
The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Wilson Insurance and Aviva Traders to
provide discounted rates and savings on your Home and Auto Insurance. Call me for details.
• Low group rates on your Home and Auto Insurance
• 15% discount if you insure your car and home with us
• Discounts if you insure more than one car
• Additional discounts for claims-free customers, mature citizens, and short commute drivers
VISA/MASTERCARD/INTERAC MERCHANT SERVICES
TD Merchant Services
Contact: Scott Irwin
(877) 897-7589 email@example.com
Visa rate 1.59%, MasterCard rate 1.64%, and Interac $0.069 electronic deposits (per transaction). Deposit funds to the account of your choice. Internet processing. No application fee. Account support 24/7, including same day technical service.
ESSO BUSINESS CARD PROGRAM
Contact: Richard K. Suave, Imperial Oil
(613) 256-8323 or (866) 616-8323 firstname.lastname@example.org
• Save 3.5 cents per liter on gas in Canada
• Detailed monthly invoice
• Cards restricted to fuel, oil, top-up fluids and car wash
• Applications available through the Fredericton Chamber
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ATLANTIC PAYROLL COMPANY (ACPC)
(877) 757-2272 email@example.com www.acpayroll.ca
The Atlantic Payroll Company is pleased to offer an automated payroll service with 15% discount on payroll services to all members of the Fredericton Chamber. This full service payroll processing includes: complete payroll preparation; payroll reports; government remittances; year-end processing; record of employments and more.
ENTERPRISE RENT–A-CAR / NATIONAL CAR RENTAL PROGRAM
Rent from Enterprise Rent-A-Car / National Car Rental anywhere in North America and receive discounted rates.
Reference your Fredericton Chamber Emerald Club Membership Number or CD Number XVC9046 when placing your next reservation with your travel agent, online, or with Enterprise Rent-A-Car www.enterprise.com or (800) 736-8222 or National Car Rental www.nationalcar.com or (800) 227-7368.
Locations In Fredericton:
Enterprise-Fredericton - 105 Dundonald Street (506) 455-8280
YFC Fredericton Airport - National Car Rental (506) 466-4105
Enterprise-Fredericton - 1270 Hanwell Road( 506) 459-4100
The Pacrim Preferred Program offers discounted hotel rates in hotels all across Canada and a few in the United States. Save 15% off Best Rates Available. Just mention you are a member of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce and save. Contact the chamber for details and a list of participating hotels.
GREEN SHOPS MEMBERSHIP
Are you concerned about your business’s environmental footprint, your energy costs and do you want to save money? As part of your Fredericton Chamber membership package you now have the ability to participate in the Fredericton Green Shops program for FREE (standard rate normally $100)! And joining is easy! E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an audit with their co-ordinator, Suzie, and she will guide you through their list of actionable items and work with you to implement new measures in your business that will demonstrate your environmental stewardship.
PROGRESS MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION
Join thousands of business leaders who keep up-to-date on Atlantic Canada’s Business news by receiving a one-year free subscription to Progress Magazine. Contact the chamber for your application form.
THE M2M ADVANTAGE PROGRAM (MEMBER TO MEMBER DISCOUNTS)
This program offers your organization the opportunity to offer discounts and/or special incentives to fellow Chamber members and their employees to encourage Business-to-Business relationships within the Fredericton Chamber membership.
All full-time employees of your organization will receive M2M cards that they can show to over 130 participating Chamber member companies and save up to 45% on products and services such as office supplies, restaurants, hotels, graphic designers, massage therapy and many more! Look up the latest participating members on our website for fantastic savings!
PRODUCTIVITY MATTERS EDUCATION SERIES
Productivity Matters Education Series offer a variety of educational topics from Chamber members and their staff. Visit www.frederictonchamber.ca for details or call (506) 458-8006.
Contact: Membership and Marketing Director (506) 451-9740
We offer advertising opportunities in the following communication tools:
• INSIGHT magazine advertising - New Fredericton Chamber members receive a 50% discount for the first six (6) months of membership. INSIGHT magazine is produced every 2 months, 6 issues a year.
• Chamber Connections E-Newsletter goes out every 2 weeks
• Dedicated E-Blasts from your company to our 1600+ distribution list
• Sponsorship of Events
Our bi-monthly magazine is circulated electronically and by print copy: 1200 copies are printed and distributed, a PDF version is circulated monthly through our E-Newsletter to a distribution of over 1600, and it is available electronically on our website. We have an estimated readership of 10,000 people.
INSIGHT keeps members informed of the issues the Chamber is currently advocating, news on the events that have taken place, as well as information on upcoming events. INSIGHT also provides an opportunity to keep up-to-date with other members. Once a new member joins the Chamber of Commerce they are introduced by publishing their company name, contact information and also have the opportunity to provide a short biography on their offered products and services. New members also receive a one-time opportunity to advertise in our magazine at ½ price during the first 6 months of registration.
CHAMBER CONNECTIONS E-NEWSLETTER
Our Chamber publishes a bi-monthly electronic newsletter, Chamber Connections, and distributes it to our 1600+ distribution email list. This e-newsletter keeps our members informed of issues the Chamber is currently working on. Other section headings include: What’s New – in this section we discuss Chamber news and welcome new members, Upcoming Events, Insight Magazine, M2M Offers of the Week highlighting 2 members each newsletter, Benefits highlighting a Chamber benefit, and Member Corner where we have 3 business card size ad space for only $35 that comes with a link to the company’s website or email.
MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY—SEE A MEMBER FIRST
Our Directory is published annually and lists all our members alphabetically and categorically. Members are also given the opportunity to advertise in our directory through the publisher. The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce continuously encourages members to “see a member first”!
THE CHAMBER WEBSITE
FREE listings include all contact information for your company plus a website link. Visit us at www.frederictonchamber.ca for up-to-date activities and announcements. You will also find information on Advocacy Issues and Economic Development efforts as well as the many services and benefits the Chamber offers you and your business. Use our member directory to find a fellow member and be sure to check out our upcoming events. New M2M discounts are updated regularly.
We can tweet and facebook your upcoming events or notices on our Facebook and Twitter accounts for free!
FACEBOOK – Fredericton Chamber of Commerce –‘Like’ us to remain up to date on Chamber initiatives and our members.
TWITTER - @Fton_Chamber – follow us to remain current on new members and Chamber initiatives.
MEMBERS FOR MEALS…MMM, WHAT A DEAL!
You can receive a $25 gift certificate to one of our featured restaurants; simply refer a new member to the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce.
THE CHAMBER BOARDROOM
We provide boardroom rental opportunities to our member organizations. The room will hold 20 people comfortably; we will also provide a coffee machine, white board, overhead projector and more. We provide the room for half days and full days. The Chamber Boardroom is ideal for any meeting situation. Call 458-8006.
Members Non Members
$30/half day $45/half day
$60/full day $90/full day
ADVOCACY AND OUR COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS
Advocating on behalf of our members has always been at the very centre of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce’s mandate, and this year we’ve increased our efforts even further to recruit volunteers, engage stakeholders, and promote our members’ perspective to the public through surveys and committees. This year we’ve recruited over 50 members from the private, public, and non-profit sectors to help us develop policy that articulates the business community’s priorities and that we can advance for the betterment of the Fredericton business environment.
• Provincial Affairs Committee
• Economic Development Committee
• Municipal Affairs Committee
Throughout the year the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce hosts 40-50 events and social functions to help you get connected with the Fredericton business community. These events are a great way to make yourself known and spread the word about the products and services your business has to offer.
Monthly Events – The Chamber holds free monthly networking events for its members. Our Business After Hours networking takes place once a month from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, normally on the first Thursday of each month from September to June. It is hosted by one of our members to showcase their company and location. We also have Early Bird Networking events and Luncheon events. Check our website for upcoming events.
Signature Events – These events range from major events such as annual State of the Province Address with attendance up to 800, State of the City Address attracting approximately 200-300 people, Business Excellence Awards attracting approximately 400 business leaders, and the Distinguished Citizens Awards attracting approximately 200-250 people.
Did you know that your Fredericton Chamber of Commerce Membership Fee is Tax Deductible?
CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN / CARNET
Certify your certificates of origin online
The Canadian Chamber offers an ONLINE CERTIFICATION SERVICE for Certificates of Origin. This service offers quick turnaround, instant creation and submission of repetitive applications, the ability to accept invoices and other documents in all major formats and immediate authentication by foreign authorities of documents validated.
For more information, please visit www.tradecert.com/canada or contact us at email@example.com or call 1-800-661-2930.
For these benefits and more contact the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce
at (506) 458-8006 or visit us online at www.frederictonchamber.ca for more information!