The Chamber exists to make a community a better place to work, live,play and do business.
Businesses become members because they take great pride in their community. They are proud of being part of an organization that plays a key role in the community. The Chamber is a not-for-profit advocate for businesses. It is an organization managed by a volunteer Board of Directors, established to promote civic, commercial and industrial progress within its community and to work diligently with community partners for the establishment of sound legislation and efficient administration at all levels of government.
Monthly Chamber luncheons, where you can hear experts speaking on topics, events and policies directly affecting you and your business, and network with other Chamber members.
Listing in the Membership Directory of the Chamber’s website.
Exclusive member discounts offered by the AB Chambers and Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Professional Development: Panel discussions and workshops are held throughout the year on a wide range of topics to help you learn new ways to operate your business more effectively.
Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities to promote your business - including advertising in the Chamber Connections e-newsletter, advertising on the Chamber website, participation in the Syncrude Gift Certificate Program, and sponsorships of Chamber events.
Chambers Group Insurance Plan: Employee benefits are an important tool employers use to attract new employees, and keep experienced employees longer. The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan® is Canada’s largest group benefit program for small business, currently serving over 29,000 firms.
Affiliations - membership in the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce you are also a member of the provincial organization, the Alberta Chambers. As the collective voice for business for Alberta, the Alberta Chambers undertakes lobbying activities in order to improve the operating climate for all businesses in Alberta. The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce that protects the rights of Canadian business in lobbying the Federal Government of Canada.
Your success in your business is up to you, we live in the greatest region in the world. You are allowed to unlimited success, but with that incredible gift you are also allowed to fail. The ball is in your court, your chamber membership can be one of your greatest assets, but you only get out what you put in. Stay involved, do not ever give up and use your chamber to help you win!
Think About It!
You don’t buy a newspaper, you buy news;
You don’t buy glasses, you buy vision;
You don’t buy life insurance; you buy security for others;
You don’t buy awnings, you buy shade!
You don’t buy membership in your Chamber of Commerce; you buy cooperation of the ablest men and women in the community, with whom you can join hands to do things you cannot do alone.
The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce has always stood for promoting business; monitoring municipal, provincial and federal governments; and championing managed growth in the local economy.
So, by investing in the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce, you invest in your own prosperity —both as a businessperson and as a member of the community.
The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce hosts several events throughout the year. Click here for pictures of our Business and Community Awards Reception, our Duffet n' Divot Golf Tournament, our monthly Networking Luncheons and our Small Business Week Celebrations.