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The Chamber actively supports our local business community.
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Your membership with the Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce is one of the most important investments that you can make as a business owner.

The Chamber is a membership based organization consisting of business owners just like you that are committed to making Carleton Place & District a great place to own a home, raise a family and run a business!

In addition to becoming a part of this dynamic group of business leaders, there are many other reasons to get involved with your local Chamber:

  • Visibility – stand out and get noticed in the community as a business leader committed to making our community better!
  • Credibility – raise your reputation – did you know that 63% of consumers are more likely to do business with a company that is a member of the Chamber?
  • Networking – it’s not just who you know, it’s who others know. Networking is a powerful way to grow your business.
  • Learning – get a competitive edge over non-members with exclusive training opportunities on a variety of hot topics
  • Have a Voice – Gain a say in what happens in government through the Chamber advocacy efforts.
  • Discounts – increase your purchasing power through member only discounts and perks

Chambers of Commerce are stronger than ever! By joining, you get member-only perks, exclusive advertising and networking opportunities, and a whole lot of exposure for yourself and your organization. Get on board and see how membership with the Chamber can make a difference in your business!

And becoming a part of the Chamber network is not as expensive as you might think! Memberships start at just $125 annually

Our Vision

Working with local businesses, government and community leaders to foster a thriving, prosperous and welcoming community


Our Mission

Supporting successful local business and tourism, business-financial literacy and community economic development through quality programs and services; an effective catalyst for the growth and prosperity of our community.
















Chamber Ribbon Cuttings

Did you know the Chamber facilitates official Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings and Grand Re-Openings? This is a great FREE way to get word out about your business and always garners lots of press.

​Contact Jackie for more details.



Special Anniversary/ Event Recognition


Are you celebrating a special Event or Anniversary? We want to know about it and want to help you celebrate!

Whether you are marking your first year in Business or your 40th, let us know how to plan to mark your Anniversary and we'll help you spread the word!

Or if you want to host a special event for Chamber members, give us a call and we'll help you get planning.

For more inforrmation please call our office at 613-257-1976 or drop us an email.


Upcoming Events

Our Business at Breakfast series is a great way to meet new customers and clients, build relationships and gain some insight into how other businesses operate.

WHAT: November Business at Breakfast
WHERE: ​Mississippi Golf Club, 341 Wilson Street, Almonte
WHEN: Wednesday November 22nd, 7:30-9:00am

WHY: Meet like minded local business owners in a casual setting and expand your network

OUR SPEAKERS: Cathy Reside of The Good Food Tour and Eileen Hennemann of Hennemann Stanley Design.

To attend, please RSVP to Ashleigh or call the office at 613-257-1976.

*Please note, we now require payment upon registration. Thank you.


WHAT: Chamber Annual Holiday Christmas Party

WHERE: Chesswood Restaurant, 151 Bridge Street, Carleton Place

WHEN: Wednesday December 6, 2017

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WHY: Celebrate the holiday season, join us for some food and fun!

Cost is $20pp refreshments will be served.

If you would like to register for this event please RSVP to or call 613-257-1976


Bill 148 - Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

The Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Keep Ontario Working Coalition are working together to ensure that the Ontario government does the utmost to help employers transition to whatever legislation is passed this fall.

In the meantime we encourage you to:

  • Visit the website
  • Send letters or phone your local MPP, Ministry of Labour, and Premier Kathleen Wynne
  • Share the impacts of Bill 148 with your friends, family, and associates (they may not understand the impact)
  • Recommend offset options to the Chamber network which will ensure that Ontario businesses remain competitive and successful.
View the full CANCEA ​Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 Assessment of the Risks and Rewards to the Ontario Economy Executive Summary and Report  here.



Until the end of 2017, refer a new member to the Chamber and get a FREE pass to any of our 2018 Business at Breakfast events (including our AGM)! This only applies to businesses joining the Chamber of Commerce for the first time.

How does this work?  New members can tell us who  referred them on their membership form, or the referring member can let us know that they are sending a new business  over to join. Once payment is received from the new member, we will contact the referring member and credit them a breakfast!

For more details... please contact the office