BENEFITS

When you become a member of the Kapuskasing & District Chamber of Commerce you help your business in countless ways and it connects you to a network of over 130 businesses in and around Kapuskasing. The KDCC has spent more than 50 years helping businesses gain visibility, interact, stay informed and save their well-earned money!

 

For more information on how to join the Chamber as a member, please contact Kelly Kraby, Membership & Events Coordinator, at 705-335-2332 or info@kapchamber.ca. You can also apply to join the Chamber through our online form.

 

Visibility

 

The KDCC strives to ensure its members are highly visible and connected through its website, social media, various communication pieces and events. This includes the online and printed Business Directory, as well as referrals provided in response to public and business inquiries for advice on local services. Other avenues include celebrating members through the Business Awards Gala, via Member Mondays on Facebook, and through certain high-profile sponsorship opportunities.

 

Interaction

 

The Kapuskasing & District Chamber of Commerce offers its members many networking opportunities to interact with the business community. Whether it be at the Annual General Meeting, the very chic Business Awards Gala, the fun Golf Tournament or events held during Small Business Week, these events all provide valuable opportunities to socialize with your peers and to make the connections you need to grow your business!

 

Information


The Chamber helps you stay connected to what’s happening locally or on opportunities that cannot be missed, whether it be via our monthly electronic newsletter, media releases, email correspondence, and website. The Chamber also gives you avenues to acquire the knowledge and skills you need to stay competitive and to keep improving. Thanks to the Chamber events, workshops and seminars, program resources, and eLearning modules, you have access to a wide range of best practices and professional development opportunities.

 

SAVE, SAVE, SAVE!

 

Your Chamber membership gives you access to discounts on products and services that help improve your bottom line. Many Chamber members participate in our Member-to-Member (M2M) discount program a series of exclusive rebates that reward you for keeping your business within the Chamber network. Because the Kapuskasing & District Chamber of Commerce is connected to the provincial and federal Chamber networks, our members also benefit from large-scale, members-only discounts for everything from insurance to employee benefits, from gas to hotel rooms, and more terrific opportunities!

 

Members also save by paying member rates at the following Chamber activities:

 

 

Please note: your Member-to-Member (M2M) access card must be presented at the point of sale to take advantage of the local M2M benefits.  If you do not have your M2M discount card, please email Kelly Kraby, Membership & Events Coordinator, at info@kapchamber.ca or call 705-335-2332.

 

 

 

Why the KDCC?

 

  • Because as a local business you realize that you are a very important participant in the economic vitality of our region.

 

  • Because you believe that collectively rather than individually, local businesses can better promote the value of shopping locally.

 

  • Because you believe that businesses share some of the same challenges of operating in our regional market.

 

  • Because you see value in coming together to help elevate and promote our business community as a whole. 

 

  • Because you're looking for tools and resources to help you innovate, strategize, expand and build your business. 

 

  • Because you also believe in business-to-business (B2B)an exchange of products, services or information between businesses, rather than just between businesses and consumers.

 

  • Because you have something great to offer! The community as a whole needs you! 

 

What can the KDCC do for you?

 

  • Listen, understand and find solutions to business challenges.

 

  • Raise awareness, actively promote and proudly celebrate achievements, growth and events surrounding businesses and their activities. 

 

  • Reach consumers and share the value local businesses have to offer and in the process, raise awareness for each company.

 

  • Partner with other organizations to provide assistance in improving business activities, processes and new developments.

 

  • Provide networking opportunities. 

 

  • Share information, tools and best practices to keep you up-to-date and to help you succeed. 

 

  • It's all about you: we love talking about your business and your stories

 

Click here to view our "why & what " presentation

Click here to view our 2015 year in review

 

 

Exclusive Discounts

 

M2M Discounts

 

  • Over 30 exclusive offers from members for members

  • Members present their Access Cards at participating businesses to receive discounts and special offers available exclusively to Kapuskasing & District Chamber of Commerce members and their employees

 

Click here to see the full list

of M2M discounts 

 

 

Preferred credit and debit transaction rates through First Data Canada 

 

  • First Data Canada is a leader in the electronic payment processing industry

  • KDCC Chamber members receive preferred pricing 

 

For more information

visit the official website 

 

 

 

Discounted rates on audio conferencing, web collaboration and webinar services from Evolve Collaboration

 

  • 4.5 cents/minute Audio Conferencing Rate

  • Adobe Web collaboration unlimited use $50/month

  • No Contracts of Activation Fees

 

Sign up here

 

Click here to view flyer (PDF)

or call Peter Howser toll-free

at 1-855-253-4780 x 9771.

 

 

Esso Business Card Program  

 

  • Chamber members and their employees can save 3.5 cents per litre at Esso branded services stations in Canada

  • Members must apply for an Esso Business Card

 

To apply, simply complete the

application or call 1-866-330-2419

or email 

 

 

Purolator Services

  • Being a member of your local Chamber gives you access to the shipping services and experience of Purolator, where you will enjoy volume discounts starting at 25%.

 

Learn more 

 

 
Chamber Group Insurance Plan

(for extended health, dental, vision and more)

 

  • Employee benefits are an important tool used by employers to attract new employees and retain experienced employees. The Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan ® is Canada’s largest group benefit program for small business, serving over 25,000 firms.

 

For more information or to sign up, please contact

Eric Sigouin, Sigouin Financial Group at 705-372-6000

or by email

 

Visit the official website here

 

 

Chamber eLearning Programs

 

  • Chamber eLearning programs offer the lowest cost, more effective employee training available anywhere

  • Employees can take engaging and effective courses online, and all courses are available 24/7

  • Customer Service Sales & Marketing and more!

  • KDCC members receive a 15% discount

 

Visit the website for more

information 

 

Click here to view flyer  (PDF)

 

 

 

UPS ® Members Benefit Program

 

Make the most out of your Kapuskasing & District Chamber of Commerce membership and take advantage of some of the most competitive rates available on shipping services with the UPS Members Benefit Program. UPS is proud to offer flexibility and reliability that helps deliver satisfaction to you and your customers.

  • KDCC members receive 30% off package shipments within Canada, to the U.S. and ro worldwide destinations; 25% off imports into Canada and discounts starting at 70% off freight shipments and more

 

To get started today, call 1-800-MEMBERS                      (1-800-636-2377)

 

Click here to view flyer (PDF)

 

 

 

CAA Discount Memberships

 

CAA memberships cover emergency roadside assistance, lock-outs, towing, etc, and as members you can save at retail outlets like Payless Shoes, Galaxy Cinemas, Sirius Satellite Radio, Canada’s Wonderland, and more. You are also eligible for travel benefits such as free maps, tour books, and more.

Contact Bill Bousada for more information:

1-800-267-8713 ext. 6394.

 

Click here to view flyer (PDF)

 

 

Hotline to HR

 

Offering a wide range of Human Resources (HR) Management systems designed to maximize employee effectiveness. They consist of HR professionals with real life management experience.

 

Click here to view flyer (PDF)

28 Circle Street

Kapuskasing, ON

P5N 1T7

 

Tel:  (705) 335-2332

Fax: (705) 335-2359

Donna Todd
Member Services
info@kapchamber.ca

 

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