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Invest in Your Business & Community

If you are a budding entrepreneur or an established business or non-profit, the Greater Vernon Chamber is proud to be with you every step of the way. As the foremost voice of business in the North Okanagan, the Chamber supports our 600+ members to E.N.G.A.G.E.

We Support Our Members Through:

Education

The Chamber provides many educational opportunities, including:

  • Webinars where members train members and share their expertise to benefit all.
  • E-newsletters which provide valuable information on government policy changes, member-provided Ask the Expert columns, Covid updates and community news.

Sign up for our newsletter here.  

Networking

The Chamber has many events that provide an opportunity to make connections including our popular Business After 5. Networking has many benefits, including:

  • Sales Leads
  • Referrals
  • Friendships
  • Mentoring
  • Career Opportunities
  • Prospective Employees

Find our events here.

Growth

Leveraging the value of membership can strengthen and grow your business or non-profit. Membership allows you to promote your business, build relationships and gain knowledge about business best practices, all while we fight to cut red tape and increase business benefits. We are proud to recognize business growth and success in our community through the annual Business Excellence Awards. 

Find the Annual Business Excellence Award winners here. 

Advocacy

The Greater Vernon Chamber is the foremost voice of business in the North Okanagan. We fight for business friendly policy within all three levels of government. You can submit issues through our online advocacy submission form. We also provide many opportunities to connect with elected officials through town halls, networking events and election forums. 

Find our Advocacy submission form here.

Group Benefits

The Chamber provides the #1 employee benefit plan for small businesses and non-profits. Whether you are a solopreneur or have 50 employees, it's a great option for you. 

  • Health & Dental
  • Life & Disability
  • Travel
  • Teledoc Virtual Medicine
  • HR Legal Support
  • Pooled Price Stability

Learn more here

Economic Development

The mission of the Greater Vernon Chamber is to promote economic prosperity for all. We work towards economic development by sitting on committees with key stakeholders, advocating for business support, facilitating connections and promoting shop local campaigns.

Find our shop local campaign here.