Why Be a Member?

The Antigonish Chamber of Commerce welcomes all business from all sectors and all industries. We understand that specific issues are important to more than just one sector and we strive to demonstrate the broader economic impact in our policy development. We advocate collectively for local business on all matters that may affect you whether at Federal, Provincial, or Municipal level. We are your voice. We are the “Voice of Business”.

Whether you are a new business, a budding entrepreneur, or an established business in tourism, retail, education, health, service or any other sector, we offer many benefits that will help you establish, position, and grow your business.

Business contacts are an essential component of business success. Through the many networking events organized by the Antigonish Chamber of Commerce throughout the year you will have the opportunity meet with  business and  community leaders, and government officials.

Members can take advantage of  our exclusive marketing opportunities through: our online business directory, eBlast marketing, event sponsorship and the Antigonish Visitor Information Map.

Education is Power!   A wealth of knowledge is obtainable  through our professional development offerings by way of our featured guest speakers in our Business Connects series.  We also bring in specialized trainers in custom tailored courses such as the Project  Management Professional (PMP) Preparatory Course,  and the Dale Carnegie Leadership Training Course, to name a couple.  We also support our high school graduates by offering 3 scholarships for students who have a thirst and aptitude for entrepreneurship.

The Antigonish Chamber of Commerce offers its members special discounts with selected businesses. Take advantage of our Member only Group Health Insurance Plan through ChambersPlan.ca.  In addition to comprehensive employee insurance benefits, the ChambersPlan.ca offers FutureStep, a group retirement savings plan. FutureStep is designed to help small businesses like yours to be competitive and take care of your employees’s future financial needs.

Membership is not exclusive.  Our members are located in the Town and County of Antigonish and a few from the Quad County.

Not a member yet?   What are your waiting for, become a member today!

Individual (Retired or Student)$63.00 + 9.45 HST = $72.45
Self-employed or 1-4 Employees$132.00 + 19.80 HST = $151.80
5 – 20 Employees$189.00 + 28.35 HST = $217.35
20+ Employees$316.00 + 47.40 HST = $363.40
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On behalf of the President, Board, and members of the Antigonish Chamber of Commerce it is with great enthusiasm that we encourage you to keep your membership current and in good standing.  The support of business in the community through your Chamber Membership is acknowledge.

Please note: All new memberships will be for 1 year  and renewable on the membership anniversary date.