Becoming a member of Rivers and District Chamber of Commerce is a good investment for your business for numerous reasons including:
- Chamber Bucks
- Free Chamber-event advertising
The objective of Rivers and District Chamber of Commerce is to promote and improve trade, commerce, economic, civic and social welfare of the district.
An annual fee is payable to Rivers and District Chamber of Commerce prior to January 31 of each year. Once fees have been paid, that member is entitled to a maximum number of votes, as defined in the membership category of employees. That member business must have an equal number of representatives present at any meeting in order to vote.
Fees are as follows:
$20.00 Individual/non-profit organization
$40.00 Business owner with no employees
$60.00 Business with 1-3 employees
$80.00 Business with 4-6 employees
$100.00 Business with 7-9 employees
$125.00 Business with over 10 employees
Currently, meetings are held the last Tuesday of every month at Tempo Place Emporium at 12 noon.
The annual meeting will be held in February of each year.
The order of business at each meeting will be as follows:
- Old business
- Financial report
- New business
- Round table
WHAT WE DO
Rivers and District Chamber of Commerce is here to promote and grow local businesses in Rivers and its surrounding areas.
Advertising: Being a member gives your business the opportunity to be advertised through initiatives sponsored by Rivers and District Chamber of Commerce, including our social media.
Chamber Bucks: A chamber buck is a form of gift certificate. Generally speaking, you win chamber bucks through contests put on by the Chamber, or affiliated organizations. The recipient of the chamber bucks is able to redeem is at any member business/organization. Once the merchant has received a buck, they are to contact the chamber treasurer for reimbursment.
Haunted Forest: an annual fundraiser at Halloween with scare and no-scare hours, kids karnival, concession, costumes and more!
Santa Parade: we annually host this event where local businesses, organizations and, of course, Santa, parade around Rivers. After the parade, Santa poses for pictures with the children and there are an assortment of activities to coincide with the day.
Phone Directory: Becoming a member of Rivers and District Chamber of Commerce ensures your business will be listed on the phone directory for Riverdale Municipality (online and paper copies)
Speaker meetings: When possible, a speaker is brought in to the educate our members at monthly meetings. Past speakers have included Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, Little Saskatchewan River Conservation District, Rivers Collegaite Hockey Academy, Wetlands Centre of Excellence and more.
If you would like more information or if you would like to become a member of Rivers and District Chamber of Commerce, please contact us today!
Rivers and District Chamber of Commerce