AboutAbout the wasaga beach chamber of commerce
The Chamber strives to be the recognized voice of Business working together to promote a healthy, fair and prosperous business climate within the district. Make recommendations on issues directly affecting you and your business community. As the “voice of business”, the Chamber will speak on your behalf.
There is socializing, recognizing, appreciating, strategizing and learning with entrepreneurs in our community. These are opportunities to promote your business and network with leaders in the business community. Members host Business After Fives to showcase their business in their unique setting.
03. Visibility & Credibility
Marketing power is accessible through associated memberships, an official Community Guide, tourism map, eMarketing tools, and the online and offline directory. As a new member, you receive a complete introduction in our exclusive weekly, social media and monthly email to ensure you reach new potential customers.
What We Do Best
Gain a say in what happens in government through the Chamber advocacy efforts.
Have a voice.
It’s not just who you know, it’s who others know. Networking is powerful.
Stand out and get noticed in your community.
Raise your reputation through membership.
Get a competitive edge over non-members with exclusive training opportunities
on a variety of hot topics.
The Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce holds various events that provide networking, socializing and business opportunities. More information on events can be found here. (CLICK TO CALENDAR)
The mission of the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce is to be the conduit to promote and protect the interests and commerce of the entire Wasaga Beach business community with a focus on advocacy, education and networking.
Our ultimate vision is to be the leading sustainable support organization of trade and commerce in Simcoe County.
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce represents over 56,000 Members through a network of 156 community Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade in addition to a growing corporate base. They serve both Community Chambers and Corporate Members in matters of provincial concern and provide a forum for discussion and the dissemination of views of our Members on matters of concern to the business community.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the national leader in public policy advocacy on business issues. Their goal is to foster a strong, competitive economic environment that benefits Canada and all Canadians. Their customers reflect a strong, diverse network and include chambers of commerce, boards of trade, corporate members, business associations – businesses of all sizes in all regions as well as non-members who purchase our products and services. They are the national and international voices for Canadian business.
How We Got Started
Founded in 1939 with the Canadian Board of Trade, the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce is a Non-Profit Organization that features 13 Professional Chamber Team Members including 3 Executive Directors, 8 Directors and 2 Community Representatives.
Partnered with the Town of Wasaga Beach, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce is an impartial advocate, representing business interests at municipal, provincial and national levels.
The Chamber is unbiased and non-political, with the sole purpose of advocating and empowering Wasaga Beach businesses to grow. The Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce is approachable and accessible through many channels. We want to understand the needs of our businesses, so we can collaborate with you. Whether you need marketing, team training, website design, accounting, or more, the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce is connected, with access to extensive resources including consultants, mentors, training, funding and more.
Where We Are Now
The Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors provides a wealth of knowledge and skills to the entire business community. The Board is approachable and accountable with documented Codes of Ethics and Conduct. The Board of Directors is informed and engaged throughout the community, participating in the Healthy Community Network, Wasaga Builders and Contractors Association, Wasaga Beach Lion’s Club, mentoring others at the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, and more. We are a positive and supportive team that is courteous, respectful and free of animosity.
We have celebrated many milestones over the years including the 80th anniversary where we honoured over 120 past presidents, board of directors and members. Our reach has grown from strictly word of mouth and localized business areas to mainstream, digital, and social media across the community and surrounding areas.
The Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce will continue to look ahead into the future and do our part to ensure the community becomes a better place to live and do business.
Become a Member Today!
Members receive many great benefits with the Chamber including exclusive networking & education opportunities and events, advertising radio packages through The Peak FM and 97.7 Max FM, discounts, services & cost savings and much more!