The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce advocates for our members and promotes economic prosperity for all. We provide leadership by encouraging sustainable development and service excellence.
Our Core Values
Influential - We provide accountable leadership and advocacy to raise the profile of our members and community.
Service - We are a volunteer driven organization with members supporting members.
Community - We connect and build relationships through a diverse network.
Growth - We provide opportunities for business to strengthen.
The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce is considered the foremost voice of business in the North Okanagan. We support a growing and fully engaged membership. Through our leadership, we continue to develop and improve community relations, enhance the value we provide to our members and partner with community leaders in all areas that contribute to a sustainable community. We also communicate our results effectively to our members and our community.
Our reason for being can be summarized by the phrase, “It’s as simple as A - B - C.” Like Chambers throughout the world, we believe that in order to have a thriving economy the business community needs to have a voice, a competitive edge and work together. That’s why we focus on the following areas:
We work on behalf of our members to encourage public policy changes that cut red tape and keep business taxes fair and reasonable.
We provide a variety of direct and in-direct benefits to our members such as extended health benefits for entrepreneurs and employees as well as exclusive member to member discounts that save businesses money.
We provide the platform to network and learn from other business leaders so businesses can increase efficiency, promote their products and services, drive sales and grow their business.