We focus on three main activities that will help your business to grow and be successful:
1. Comprehensive Programs
2. Active Advocacy
3. Creating Opportunity
Since 1970 the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan has a long and distinguished record of prompt service, comprehensive coverage, and competitive rates. The Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan is the largest small business program in Canada and insures over 29,000 business owners. Whether you’re introducing or replacing a program, let your exclusive Chambers Plan advisor show you what a Chambers Plan can do for you. It may be more than you expected.
- Direct access to all networking, professional development programs, ticketed events, sponsorship opportunities, member-to-member benefits programs
- Member referrals
- Display brochures/business cards/event posters etc. at Chamber Office
- A refreshed and modernized PEC Chamber website to better serve you
- A membership directory listing on pecchamber.com that works hard for your business because of our high Google ranking
- Use of our marketing and promotional resources that connect you to consumers and collaborators
- Connection to issues that affect your business and participate in lobbying government
- Regular newsletter updates and invitations to help you stay connected and informed with the business community
- Two dedicated employees and a volunteer board of directors working to help you strengthen your business
Belonging to the PEC Chamber of Commerce gives you exclusive access to several affinity partners and their competitive discount offerings. Edge out your competition with specialized savings and promotional opportunities directly with the PEC Chamber:
Direct Local Access with Chamber Advertising
Gain direct access to our mailing list, members and subscribers by advertising directly with the PEC Chamber. You can purchase significant advertising space at a heavily discounted rate on any of our mediums: Website, E-Newsletter, member emails, iconic Visitor Map and social media features. Email us for details.
Benefit from preferred rates on electronic payment processing services including credit, debit, online payments, mobile commerce, cheque guarantee, and gift cards.
Take advantage of the purchasing power that membership in the OCC’s Chamber Network offers! Save up to 25% off competitor pricing on everyday office supplies and workplace solutions, and over 30% on paper.
The OCC has negotiated highly favourable rates with Purolator for its members. Receive preferential pricing with discounts ranging from 25%-45% on Purolator Express and Purolator Ground suite of courier services.
All Canadian employers must consider the impact of cannabis legalization on work-related activities and travel. The CannEd e-learning course educates employers and employees on cannabis facts, laws, and responsibilities.
With 17% of Canadians consuming cannabis according to Statistics Canada, it is important to educate staff to ensure safety at work, and decrease liabilities. The CannEd course allows employers to validate the information was reviewed and tested, as well as provide a company-specific cannabis policy at work.
More than 30,000 small to medium-sized businesses choose the Chambers Plan to protect their employees with comprehensive group benefits, including Health and Dental insurance, making it Canada’s #1 employee benefits plan for small businesses. As a not-for-profit program—all surpluses stay in the Plan and help lower premiums.
The PEC Chamber of Commerce has acquired a new affinity partner to immediately address the challenges that our membership community are facing amid COVID-19.
Through BarterPay, small to mid-sized businesses can obtain a wide variety of goods and services that they need by trading surplus, slow-moving or idle inventory, or “down” time instead of using cash. Through this platform, our members will be given exclusive benefits such as reduced activation fees, special promotions and access to BarterPay Small Business Barter Loans at 0% interest.
Click here to learn more and sign up.
Access additional benefits when you join the PEC Chamber, by electing to upgrade your membership to a Marketing or Leadership Member.
Standard Membership - is designed for businesses looking to grow, connect with potential customers and key business leaders, as well as tap into the credibility and reputation of the Chamber.
Marketing Membership - Build your brand. The marketing membership level is for businesses looking for an increased online profile through the Chamber’s digital channels. Receive more views, improved SEO, and higher visibility.
Leadership Members - You know how important it is to build a strong business community. Your investment helps to shape the future of Prince Edward County, and you want to be seen and heard as contributing to the discussion on key business issues.