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Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce

"The Voice of  Business"

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Benefits of Joining the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce:

The Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce is the only Chamber in the north to have achieved accreditation from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. This puts us in the top 18% of all of the Chambers in the Country. Many business people and entrepreneurs realize the value of the benefits offered by the Chamber to their businesses. Below is just a partial list of those benefits.

  • Reduced Visa, MasterCard and Interac rates – First Data;
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan – operated in Whitehorse by Sun Life Financial;
  • Business After Hours and many networking opportunities;
  • Professional Development Workshops:
    • Financial Management for New Businesses (Presented by Crowe MacKay),
    • Marketing /Social Media 101 and the new 202 Advanced Marketing / Social Media (Presented By Aasman Brand Communications),
    • HR 101 and 202 (Presented by Lee Vincent of Visionary Seeds Inc.), 
    • Advanced Financial Management Course (Presented by the Business Development Bank of Canada) *Thanks to the funding from YG’s Department of Economic Development and CanNor, the Chamber pays for 90% of the cost of these programs.
  • Advocating on behalf of the business community;
  • Representation on boards and committees to ensure the business perspective is included in the decision-making process;
  • Presenting business perspectives on issues such as land and property development in Whitehorse, City of Whitehorse Waste Management and Building Consolidation Plans, economic development issues, the new Whitehorse Economic Development strategy and parking;
  • Developing partnerships to benefit business: The Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce has ongoing partnerships with the Department of Justice, Department of Highways, Department of Tourism, Department of Economic Development and has participated with other Yukon Government departments to represent the interest of the business community.
  • Reduced rate advertising opportunities such as our Highway Signs program, Bi-weekly   E-Bulletin advertising and our monthly full-page ad in What’s Up Yukon. Our partnership with What’s Up Yukon also has several benefits for Whitehorse Chamber members.
  • Putting people in touch with your business;
  • Assisting businesses communicating with YG Departments;

We are here to help you - if and when you need it. When a business joins the Chamber they can learn about issues that affect business, and add their voice to the Chamber’s efforts to address them. Equally important is that the Chamber can support you on the issues that concern your business.  When a business joins the Chamber, they help make their community – and their business - healthy and prosperous. We are much stronger if we stand together behind the Chamber.