Grand Bend & Area Chamber of Commerce

Description
Description (Service) A member-supported, volunteer-run, not-for-profit business and advocacy organization that seeks to promote local commerce to the betterment of the entire area's economic, civic and social benefit. 
 
In addition to its member services, the Chamber runs a year-round Welcome Centre offering tourism and travel information on the immediate area as well as on Ontario and a tourist-centred website. 
 
Annually, the Chamber produces 32,500 copies of a 160-page visitors guide covering the local area which it distributes through-out Ontario.
Service Details
Hours Labour Day-Jun 1: Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm 
June: Mon-Sat 9am to 5pm 
July-Labour Day: Mon-Sat 9am to 5pm; Sun noon to 5pm
Areas Served Bluewater ; Lambton Shores ; North Middlesex ; South Huron
Eligibility Chamber Membership is open to all local businesses who adhere to ethical and better business practices. Chamber accommodation providers must also be a signatory to the Accommodation Code of Ethics.
Application Call, email or visit website
Languages English - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications
Fees Membership - Membership fees are based on the number of year-round, full-time employees with the base fee being $172 annually for 1-4 employees. ; Membership fees are based on the number of year-round, full-time (FTE) employees with the base fee being $255 annually for 1-4 employees ; $296 annually for 5-10 employees, $340 for businesses with 11-45 employees and $445 for businesses with 50 or more employees. Included within the membership fee amount is a $50 marketing fee to cover promotion on the tourism-facing website and display of materials at the Welcome Centre and a $10 Ontario Chamber of Commerce fee (collected and remitted) that provides additional advocacy representation on the provincial level as well as access to various affinity discount programs, including medical and health insurance. Additional marketing and advertising opportunities/programs are available to members at various rates and discounts.
Address and Location
Site Location Located on Eighty-One Crescent Street, the one-way street off of Main Street East, heading towards the TDBank and Post Office
Located In Community Grand Bend
Address & Map
1 Eighty-One Crescent St
Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0
Intersection Ontario St S (Hwy 21) and Main St E
Mailing Address P.O. Box 248 
Eighty-One Crescent St 
Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-238-2001
Toll Free Phone 1-888-338-2001
E-Mail info@grandbendchamber.ca
Website www.grandbendchamber.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/grandbendtourism
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/Grand_Bend
Primary Contact Susan Mills, General Manager; Email: info@grandbendchamber.ca

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