Thank you for your interest in joining the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce. As a member of the Chamber, you become part of our community’s coalition of businesses. It is the Chamber’s goal to help your business thrive, we have been proudly serving members since 1972.
2023/2024 Membership Benefits
When you join the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce you’ll be able to take advantage of several benefits designed to help you do better business.
ACOC membership is renewed on an annual basis, our year runs from September – August. We look forward to serving you in the 2022/2023 fiscal year!
Let the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce help share your business story and bring business to your door. With your membership to the ACOC you’ll receive access to the following marketing tools.
- Business Listing
Be found by locals and visitors with a detailed online business listing on the Chamber of Commerce member directory amherstburgchamber.com/directory
- Member Decal
Be recognized as a proud participating member of the ACOC with your own member decal proudly displayed in your storefront window.
- Communication and Advertising Opportunities
Share business growth, special offers and updates through our social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The opportunity to advertise on one of the two Chamber signs located on Front Road and Howard Avenue as spots become available.
- Grand Opening Support
The Amherstburg Chamber can assist you with Grand Opening planning and has a pair of giant scissors for event day. Contact us for more information.
Networking & Events
The ACOC offers many opportunities throughout the year to get involved and stay connected. Our Networking and Events programs will help you grow your business network. You’ll have the opportunity to generate more referrals, engage in community programming, and participate actively in the business decisions being made in Amherstburg and the region.
- Networking events
- ACOC Annual events
- Workshops and educational events
Have your voice be heard, as a member of the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce we invite you to communicate through us or join us at information sharing sessions.
Our continued partnership with the Town of Amherstburg gives us the opportunity to be involved / influential in economic development.
Savings / Discounts
As a registered member of the ACOC you will be entitled to participate in the following group savings programs as offered by the Canadian and Ontario Chambers of Commerce.
1) Group Insurance
The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan
Your ACOC membership can offer you access to the Group Insurance Plan. This will allow even the smallest businesses to offer their employees comprehensive group benefits, including Health and Dental Insurance. You also have the option to pay your Chamber membership dues monthly along with your Group Insurance premium.
2) Merchant Payment Services
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Elavon offers a powerful suite of payment solutions and flexible partner programs to help empower your success and accelerate your revenue growth. We provide next-day funding so you can better manage cash flow and business operations.
We make it possible. You make it happen.
Are you ready to get started?
Connect with us by filling out the form or call 1.844.935.3621 to learn about the options available to meet your unique business needs and take advantage of your members-only discounted pricing.
Monarch Office Supply
Get the products you need from your local business products experts. With our Monarch Office Supply Program, Chamber members can save on average up to 25% off competitors’ pricing, with preferred pricing on select categories such as printer supplies and furniture. Plus, save over 45% on paper!
Contact us at email@example.com or call our customer service team today at 519-966-2400. To learn more about how Monarch can improve your work-life through the Chamber of Commerce Office Supply Program, visit learn.shopmonarch.ca/chamber-signup
4) Fuel Savings
Apply to join the ESSO Business Fleet Card Program. Once approved, you will receive an Esso and Mobil card that can be used at any Esso and Mobil gas station. Join now and take advantage of a promotion for new business members and receive 6 cents off per liter until December 31, 2022* and then receive 3.5 cents off per liter on an ongoing basis.
Contact Robert Guaiani for more information at 647-528-9950 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5) Member-to-Member Discounts
Libro Credit Union is offering all ACOC members the following:
- Free business banking for 12 months on all new accounts
- $500 credit towards reduced or waived fees on popular cash management services
- Waived loan application fees
- Preferred personal banking package for employees of Chamber members
6) Certificates of Origin
We have partnered with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to provide a fast, easy and effective way to obtain Certificates of Origin and other document certification services. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce uses an online platform called TradeCert that allows clients to apply for Certificates of Origin and other documents from the comfort of their office.
TradeCert Canada Benefits:
- User-friendly – interface is easy to navigate.
- Efficient and Cost-effective – reduced travel time and courier costs.
- Ease of Access – just need a printer and a WIFI connection.
- Repetitive Applications — Client address book and copy features for repetitive applications.
- Multiple Document Uploads -supporting documents can be uploaded and certified.
- Security – verification website for foreign authorities.
Fees for Electronic signatures/stamps: Fees for Manual signatures/stamps:
Members: $35 plus tax Members: $45 plus tax
Non-members: $45 plus tax Non-members: $55 plus tax
Courier fee: $30 tax incl.
To get you signed-up and to create your account please contact us at email@example.com.
Your business can take advantage of preferred pricing through Purolator with discounts ranging from 25% – 45% on Purolator Express and Purolator Ground suite of courier services.
Stay informed and on top of business trends with e-learning programs offered through your Chamber membership.