About the Tobermory & District Chamber of Commerce
In Business for You
The Tobermory & District Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary association of business men and women who have joined together to advance the economic and social well-being of the community.
You can contact us at 519-596-2452 or by e-mail at chamberATtobermory.com.
The Tobermory & District Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for our business members. The Chamber represents our businesses at the municipal and regional levels. The Chamber works to act as a resource centre for new businesses and tourism and as an active representative on several community initiatives.
The Tobermory & District Chamber of Commerce creates opportunities for our members to learn, meet other business people and to do business with one another. This is accomplished with networking events such as; Welcome Back Wine and Cheese, workshops, trade shows and more.
The Chamber of Commerce operates the Tourist Information Centre, the Chi-Cheemaun Information Centre at the Ferry Terminal and the St. Edmunds Museum Information Centre, hosts an Annual General Meeting, hosts the Community Events Calendar on our website and partners with other associations, tourism offices and chambers to promote the Northern Bruce Peninsula community.
The Tobermory Chamber of Commerce is committed to the economic prosperity of the Upper Bruce Peninsula
Benefits of Membership
The Tobermory & District Chamber of Commerce is an association of business and local interest groups dedicated to the economic welfare of Tobermory.
Our organization uses the money you invest to support your business interests. A membership in the Chamber of Commerce is an investment.
You and your business will be in a position to grow and prosper because of the benefits offered through membership.
"Welcome Back Wine and Cheese” offers an opportunity to make new business contacts, exchange information and ideas and promote your business in a relaxed social setting.
Workshops and other special events help build relationships which form a foundation for business success. The Chamber attempts to provide networking opportunities for member businesses. Throughout the year the Chamber sponsors activities to promote social interaction and networking.
Meet other business people and profit by their experience by attending the special events sponsored by the Chamber.
Chamber E-Mail Newsletter
Spring and Fall business meetings
Brochures at the Information Centre
Members are automatically listed on our website (http://www.tobermory.org) with a link to your own website or e-mail
Includes your location and contact information is automatically listed in the Tobermory Welcomes You brochure produced by the Chamber and is distributed to other Chambers, Information Centres and the public upon request (approx. 70,000/year)
Your membership decal tells the public that they can do business with you with confidence.
Wine and Cheese, workshops and seminars - informative, experts in various fields
Cost Saving Group Insurance
You have the opportunity to participate in group health and life insurance packages available for small businesses at rates normally reserved for large firms.
Government Lobby Power
Through membership in the Tobermory & District Chamber of Commerce, you are also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and all the benefits it offers
Through membership in the Chamber, you become a member of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce - a recognized voice for business with a record of substantial achievements in influencing legislation at the provincial and federal levels
Discounted Merchant Rates for Visa and MasterCard
Preferred rates on credit and debit card processing are available to Chamber Members through TD Merchant Services
Interac $0.069 per transaction
For more information, please view or download this pdf file.
Provision of job opportunities for local students and others through provincial and federal funding.
How to Join
Becoming a member is a simple process. Just print off the appropriate application form, fill it out and mail, along with your cheque to the address shown.
Accommodations Application: Hotel, Motel, B&B, Cabins, Cottages, Camping, etc.
Recreation Application: Boating, Sports, Adventures, Fishing, Diving, Snorkeling, Gofl, etc.
Restaurant Application: Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs, Diners, etc.