Why Join the Chamber

1. Make business contacts
The chamber initiates numerous monthly business-to-business opportunities for networking and connecting with other local business professionals.

2. Receive chamber emails
Chamber emails provide new member information, interesting information about operating a local business, articles about the local business community, and details about up-and-coming chamber events, grant opportunities and government updates.

3. Acquire customer referrals
Every day, your local chamber receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for referrals of local businesses

4. Bring credibility to your business
You increase the positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of a chamber of commerce.

5. Increase your visibility in the community
As a member of the Chamber of Commerce, you will be listed in the online directory, and will have the opportunity to be highlighted in other chamber publications. You also can grow your business by advertising with the chamber and sponsoring events. The chamber may also promote your grand opening/ ribbon-cutting ceremonies.

6. Networking opportunities
There are numerous networking functions and activities throughout the year for you to get involved it. We also have committees and serving on one of them provides additional networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development.

7. Gain a voice in government
Chambers of Commerce take on the tough issues and may oppose new regulations, taxes, assessments and costs that will negatively impact small businesses. While you may not personally have the time to get involved, the Chamber will use its resources for the betterment of its members.

8. Take advantage of the many value added services only available to chamber members.

What do we do?

The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce works to promote and create business opportunities, foster business development, and serve as a channel for professional business relationships between members, all levels of governments and business organizations. Working with the Ponoka membership and Alberta Chamber of Commerce the Ponoka Chamber advocates and lobbies all levels of government on issues and initiatives impacting the business community in Ponoka and District.

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