Membership has its benefits!
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Chamber Insurance Plan
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan: Dental, health, critical illness, disability coverage. Whether you’re a solo entrepreneur, home-based business or part of a larger firm, benefits are a very important part of your financial security. The Chambers Plan creates a solid foundation for that security, based on a benefit program designed specifically for small-business owners, just like you.
First Data Merchant Services
Earn a $1,000 MasterCard® gift card if First Data cannot beat your current payment processing fees. To get started, all we need is a copy of your current statement. Speak with one of our Business Consultants today at 1-888-265-4117 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. First Data has a full suite of products: E-commerce, Wired and Wireless Terminals, First Data Mobile Pay, Gift Card Solutions, Acceptance.
Buy 25 - 30 second radio ads on Spud FM and receive and additional 46 commercials at no charge ($874 value) when you first join the Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce.
Chamber members save up to 30% on Lenovo products ranging from lightweight laptops to tablets to PCs. Lenovo designs the most powerful set of business tools for you, the most powerful business users. Best of all, Chamber members are eligible to recieve savings of up to 30% off the evryday web price on all Lenovo products and accessories. Check out more by visiting the website.
As a member of the Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce, you are entitled to even greater value when you choose the Purolator network; with discounts starting at 25% on Purolator Express® and Purolator Ground® services. No need to set up a new account, the discount applies to existing accounts! Visit their website for more information.
Certificate of Origin
The Kensington & Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to offer online certification for Certificates of Origin.
The Canadian Chamber currently issues a great number of COs electronically. This service allows exporters to apply and receive their approval electronically from the comfort of their own office (providing they have access to a good quality color printer). In addition, online certification also provides:
* Ease of access: Canadian exporters can apply online and print from anywhere in the world.
* Reduced travel time and courier costs: no need to leave your office and wait in line.
* Fast, convenient and user-friendly: get certificates in hours versus days.
Contact the Kensington and Area Chamber office for more information on how to get set up.
Home Heating Oil Discount
Island Petroleum is the only oil supply company who has one stop shopping in Prince County, they are pleased to offer a supply discount to the Kensington Chamber and its members. Island Petroleum Home Heating Oil discounts – 6 cent discount per litre for automatic fills and 5 cents per litre off ‘Will call” from the posted price.
Esso Fuel Discount
As a member of Kensington & Area Chamber of Commerce you may enjoy a fuel discount of 3.5 cents per litre that is offered to the Company and its employees at all ESSO-branded service stations in Canada. The Esso Business Card programs give you exceptional fuel savings, and powerful yet easy to use fuel management tools.
UPS Shipping Discount
Canadian Chamber of Commerce Members can take advantage of exclusive discounts on UPS Small Package shipments, Brokerage and Freight shipments. Whether you send one package a week or 50, you save right from the start. No minimums. With the UPS Savings Program you can receive discounts of 40% on shipments within Canada and to worldwide destinations, 30% on imports into Canada and 75% on freight shipments services.
ADP Payroll & HR Solutions
ADP offers flexible services to help thousands of entrepreneurs like you toak the stress out of payroll management. To learn more, check out their webpage.
Cira Web Security
Canadian Chamber of Commerce Members can get am exc;usive servoce bundle to help protect their valuable web properties from two common AND growing internet attacks - Domain hijacking and DDos. To learn more contact Sarah at: PHONE: 1-877-860-1411 ext 302 or EMAIL
You trust Johnson to provide the best insurance for your family. Now we can recommend the best insurance coverage for your pets, too. Chamber members receive 5% off Accident and Accident & Illness coverage. To find out more call 1-855-838-7387 or visit: www.petsplusus.com/johnson
Mystery shopper program through Competitactics
In Canada, Competitactics® offers an a cost-effective Mystery Shopper Program to members of Distribution Canada and to Chamber members.
Chamber E-Learning Center
We offer hundreds of courses covering strategy, accounting and finance, management skills and leadership, sales and marketing, human resources, health and safety and Desktop PC topics. Courses are available 24/7 from home or office. Self-paced internet learning is the lowest cost, yet most effective training available anywhere.
First Call - HR hotline
Do you need reliable HR support that will work with the specific needs of your business? At First Call HR, we find the right solution to address your individual requirements. Our advice and support is provided locally, so rather than talking to a stranger in a call centre you will be talking to someone who knows your business and will take time to understand your company, it's employees and the challenges you face.
Our complete range of collaboration services allow businesses of all sizes to actively engage their customers and create more effective corporate communications.
Other benefits available:
* Networking Opportunities
Take part in our monthly business mixers, weekly newsletters, (and an opportunity to communicate news and events to other members), participate in golf tournaments, business of excellence awards and more!
We are seeking sponsorship for our major events, such as the Annual Golf Tournament, or the Business of Excellence Awards Gala. You can host a business mixer or a Lunch and Learn event. We appreciate our sponsors and offer many opportunities to get involved! More info available.
* Through a partnership with The Alba Group – a buying group will receive discounted products and services through Lyreco Canada
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