Become A Member
Your membership is one of the most important business investments that you can make. We are the leading business membership organization in Carleton Place and District and work tirelessly to support the local business community. We are committed to working to create a climate of opportunity for business locally and work with businesses individually to explore their specific value in membership. Our dedicated staff work to continually assess our programming to ensure it is relevant and timely for members. We offer networking events such as our monthly Business Breakfast and facilitate one on one networking through our Coffee Chat program. We facilitate a number of government programs locally including offering free rapid test kits to local business, running the My Main Street Accelerator program, and leading a Tourism Recovery Initiative to create a Destination Management Strategy.
Marketing your business as a Chamber member gives you:
Visibility – We offer excellent collaborative advertising and marketing opportunities that can help you to showcase your business including the Carleton Place Visitor Information Guide, social media profiles, and on our Think Local Lanark page!
Credibility – Raise your reputation. Did you know that 63% of consumers are more likely to shop at a business that is a member of a Chamber of Commerce?
Networking – It’s not just who you know, it’s who others know. Networking is a powerful way to grow your business, especially in a small community. We offer monthly networking events like Speed Networking and Business Breakfasts and have introduced Coffee Chat, monthly meetups at a local café.
Learning – Get a competitive edge over non-members with exclusive training opportunities on a variety of hot topics. Plus get notified of local programming that can benefit your business through our member-only newsletter.
Have a Voice – Gain a say in what happens in government through the Chamber advocacy efforts.
Discounts and Benefits – Get access to world-class benefits that help you to maintain and grow your business while caring for your employees, not to mention our M2M discount program powered by FanSaves which entitles members to exclusive savings on everything from restaurants to everyday products!
To see more benefits of becoming a Chamber Member click here.
|TYPE OF BUSINESS||ANNUAL FEE||NUMBER OF Fansaves Accounts|
|Single Owner/Operator |
|$130.05 + HST ($146.96)||1|
|1 – 4 Employees/Owners||$171.67 + HST ($193.99)||3|
|5 - 9 Employees/Owners||$239.29 + HST ($270.40)||5|
|10 – 19 Employees/Owners||$260.10 + HST ($293.91)||6|
|20 – 49 Employees/Owners||$291.31 + HST ($329.18)||unlimited|
|50 – 99 Employees/Owners||$353.74 + HST ($399.73)||unlimited|
|100 or more Employees/Owners||$405.76 + HST ($458.51)||unlimited|
|Food Truck||$99.00 + HST (111.87)||1|
*Number of employees is based on a business’s total full-time employees and permanent staff. Two part-time employees equals one full-time employee. Membership is pro-rated so the annual renewal falls on January 1st each year. If, for example, membership begins after September 31st, 2022 the membership fee will include the remainder of 2023 and the full 2024 year.
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