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    A Chamber Membership is an Investment in Your Business

     

     

  • The South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, membership-based organization with the core mission of being the voice of business and the heart of the community. Serving the community since 1937, the Chamber supports, advocates for, connects and promotes its members and the local community. Your membership is more than just a doorway to the region's leading business network – it is also an opening to unique marketing opportunities, connection with community leaders, access to exclusive benefits and resources, and more! A Chamber membership is not only an investment in your business but also in your local business community.

     

    Membership Application Form

     

  • Join the Chamber if you said "YES" to any of these questions! Join the Chamber if you said "YES" to any of these questions!

    • Do you own or work at a business in the community?
    • Do you live in South Surrey & White Rock and want to connect with the local business community?
    • Do you believe in the importance of supporting the local business community?
    • Do you have a business outside of the community but want to promote your services to the residents and other businesses in South Surrey & White Rock?

    Sign up for our newsletter, follow us on social media and join as a member.

    Visit the Online Membership Application

  • Top Reasons to Join the Chamber Top Reasons to Join the Chamber

    • Comprehensive Chambers Plan Employee Benefits Group Insurance
      Access to Canada’s #1 plan. Includes health, dental, life, disability, critical illness insurance and more. Unlimited access to Best Doctors® and Business Assistance Service which provides resources for medical, accounting, legal and HR experts. Available for sole-proprietors and businesses with up to 50 employees.
       
    • Access and Discounts to Valuable Business Services ​
      Increase your bottom line and efficiency. Receive savings for many services. See just a few examples in the next panel titled "Chamber Member Benefits".
       
    • Innovative Marketing Opportunities
      Access cost effective resources to promote your businesses. Including Featured E-Blasts, Social Media promotions, sponsorship of in-person and virtual events, Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies, referral opportunities and much more.
       
    • Unique Networking Events
      Opportunities to connect with other like-minded business and community leaders. The Chamber hosted many events throughout the year, including the annual Business Excellence Awards, Golf Tournament, seasonal dinner meetings, informational luncheons, and leadership courses.
       
    • Featured on Local Business Directory
      Get on the local directory with a free enhanced listing. Being listed on the Chamber's high-traffic and trusted website significantly increases a business's own SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
       
    • Participation in 'Support Local' Campaigns
      The Chamber organizes and supports numerous campaigns to encourage spending at local businesses. Through the pandemic, over $150,000 was invested directly back to local businesses through Chamber initiatives.
       
    • Advocacy
      The Chamber works with many community and business leaders and organizations locally, provincially and nationally to advocate and proactively address issues that impact members and the community. The Chamber is an active member of the BC Chamber of Commerce and Canadian Chamber of Commerce, which connects our community to an incredibly strong network and voice of advocacy.
       
    • Community Leadership
      The Chamber is a trusted, non-partisan leader in the community, bringing together and collaborating with various partners to promote and highlight issues important to the community. The Chamber also hosts community forums, special events like the Chefs for the Pier, and all-candidates forums for elections at each level of government.
       
    • Valuable Information Updates
      The Chamber shares timely information on new and changing government policies impacting businesses.
       
    • Chamber membership is 100% tax deductible.

     

    For the Online Membership Application, click here.

  • Chamber Member Benefits Chamber Member Benefits

    Receive access and discounts to valuable Business Services to increase your bottom line and efficiency. Receive savings to many services:

    • Gas discount programs
    • Credit and debit processing
    • Payroll services
    • Shipping
    • Easy-to-use marketing tools
    • Hotel and car rentals
    • Whistler 48-hour Club
    • Export and Import document certification
    • And many more!

    See the full list of benefits on the Member Benefits Page.

  • Marketing Opportunities Marketing Opportunities

    As the leading business network for the peninsula, the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce messaging reaches many businesses and community stakeholders and our updates are a valuable source of information about what is happening in the region.

    Do you want to:

    • Share your services to a broader business audience
    • Make an important announcement
    • Celebrate an award or business anniversary
    • Share a special upcoming event or promotion
    • Tell your business story

    Here are some opportunities we are making available for businesses to help with promotions. There is a nominal cost for each opportunity.

    • Dedicated Business E-Blast & Social Media Messaging
      Sign up for a dedicated e-blast to feature your business and services to over 2000 newsletter subscribers with an open rate of 45% (30% higher than the industry average). Business gets a dedicated social media post on all Chamber channels to feature services to complement the dedicated e-blast.
       
    • Social Media Marketing
      Receive a dedicated social media post as a complement to the E-blast. Members can also tag the Chamber on their own posts and promotions and the Chamber team will do its best to share it through our channels.
       
    • Business Mixers (In-Person)
      Sign up to host an in-person mixer at your place of business with the Chamber network and community leaders. Business is showcased and representatives have the opportunity to speak to all guests with a presentation, tour and/or demo of their business. Chamber creates invitation and shares it through all Chamber marketing channels.
       
    • Unique Sponsorship Opportunities of Special Chamber Events
      The Chamber hosts numerous events throughout the year in which sponsorship opportunities at various levels are available with valuable perks and benefits.
       
    • Chamber Chat Business Feature (Virtual)
      Sign up to host a virtual meeting with the Chamber network and community leaders. Business is showcased via a virtual presentation, demo and/or tour. Chamber creates invitation and shares it through all Chamber marketing channels.
       
    • Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
      If your business is holding a grand opening or unveiling, the Chamber can help advertise and facilitate a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate. ​Members who wish to take advantage of this opportunity can expect the following:
      • Promotion of your event via the Chamber's emailed updates, website, and social media where applicable
      • Creation of event poster, with overview of design, layout consultation, and editing provided by the Chamber team
      • 8 feet worth of ribbon and large pair of shears for official ribbon cutting

    The Chamber is currently offering special rates for Chamber Members due to COVID-19. Please contact the Chamber team for pricing and details by emailing info@sswrchamber.ca or calling us at 604-536-6844.

  • Role of the Chamber Through the Pandemic Role of the Chamber Through the Pandemic

    • Hosted over 100 virtual events, including Community Town Halls, business courses, networking and informational sessions, all-candidates forums, business excellence awards.
    • Sent valuable and timely updates on government policies, grant opportunities, and much more.
    • Invested over $150,000 back directly to local businesses through the ‘Support Local’ campaign and marketing initiatives, especially to the hardest hit sectors like restaurants, gyms, yoga studios and the arts.
    • Played an integral advocacy role at each level of government - we are also connected to the strong provincial and national network of over 350 Chambers which represent over 200,000 businesses.
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    If you have any questions regarding Membership with the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce or would like to schedule time to connect, please call or email the Chamber team.

    Email: info@sswrchamber.ca

    Phone: (604) 536-6844​

     

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