The benefits of being a partnering with BVICCHA are infinite! We've got something that fits everyone's need, no matter the industry or business size. Being a member of the Chamber conveys credibility and stability to your customers locally, regionally, and worldwide. Through the power of referrals and networking, the Chamber of Commerce will open doors that can help your business grow.
Not another meeting, you say? No time to participate? We hear you!! Through referrals and exposure, the Chamber of Commerce will continue to send business your way. There's nothing more for you to do. The online directory often offers top search engine listings for searched businesses from this website! This offers more opportunities and exposure for your business.
Benefits you can take advantage of immediately as a member of the Chamber:
Networking and Events
The BVICCHA hosts networking events throughout the year ranging from small networking groups to our annual Gala that attracts attendees from throughout the Virgin Islands and beyond. Networking at Chamber events ensures you and your business have new opportunities and allows you to meet new clients and customers, while having a enjoyable time away from work. Additionally, all events are discounted for Chamber members. How awesome is that!
Attend educational and training workshops and seminars to increase your knowledge and skills in the business world! Stay up-to-date on a number of topics and issues through our annual Chamber Academy educational series, Peer2Peer groups (complimentary for Chamber members), topical bi-weekly webinars, and ongoing blog articles.
Referrals of Business
More business sent your way! We refer member-only businesses. Your involvement in Chamber membership demonstrates to other businesses and to potential customers that you are committed to supporting the local economy and community. Members establish valuable relationships with one another through lead exchanges and referrals facilitated by Chamber staff, other members, online/print directories and our website.
Recognize the value of your Chamber membership every day with great savings. By taking advantage of Member Reward deals that are exclusively negotiated for our members, you will see tremendous savings on your costs of doing business. Rewards offered for highly competitive group benefits from Cowan Insurance Group, discounted rates on Merchant Services and even office supplies can help you save hundreds, if not thousands of dollars every year.
Build awareness of your business through cost-effective advertising in the Chambers various communication outlets such as the eNews Weekly, Advocate publication, website, directory and others. Reach other business owners, decision makers, and the more than 70,000 employees in the Kitchener – Waterloo – Elmira area!
Representation on Important Business Issues
The Chamber’s advocacy agenda and our ongoing relationships with policy makers in Government – we work on your behalf. Members are kept informed of proposed legislation and regulations that can impact their business.
For more information about the many benefits of membership, please contact at 284.345.3513.