The Chamber of Commerce puts members in touch with hundreds of member business contacts, but that's not all.
Membership in the Chamber of Commerce opens doors to great new business opportunities! Our Chamber offers many networking opportunities and services combined with substantial membership discounts and privileges. Everything from special merchant rates for credit card transactions to savings on gasoline, long distance, insurance, automated payroll and so much more!
By making use of everything our Chamber offers, members can gain valuable information, strengthen business skills, gain contacts and expand their markets, all vital components to achieving success in today's business world.
Chamber membership provides a unique combination of opportunities for today's business community. The Chamber has been working on behalf of our local businesses to make our community a better, more prosperous place in which to live and do business since 1910.
Please take a few minutes to review the enclosed information on the many advantages of being a Chamber member (and there are many). If you have questions about the chamber, or the various benefits and discounts available through your membership, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Leverage Your Membership
Have Your Say
Join a Chamber Committee to provide insight and support on various topics, Chamber initiatives and objectives.
If interested please email email@example.com stating the committee(s) you are interested in joining and why.
Showcase Your Business
In our online member directory. Each member receives a free listing in a searchable, multimedia business directory. Stand out from the crowd with an enhanced online directory profile. Ask about our upgraded listing opportunities, as well as web banner ads.
Step Into The Spotlight
Step into the spotlight. Each month, we feature a Member Spotlight on our website. Spotlights also are promoted via the Chamber’s Facebook and Twitter pages and in our weekly eNewsletters.
Advertise With The Chamber
Get your organization’s message out by advertising in the Member Newsletter or stand out from the crowd with an enhanced online directory profile. For advertising information, contact the Chamber office 604.457.4599.
Advertise With The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News
Get your organization’s message out by advertising in the local newspaper. Chamber members receive up to 20% off on open rate for print
The News publication is invited onto 30,500 doorsteps across Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows every Wednesday and Friday.
Also offered is $100 savings on digital Impress sponsored content, which is an article written about your business in an editorial format with photographs, video, and deep embedded links.
You can also submit, at no charge, your community event or fundraiser to The News at firstname.lastname@example.org for their in paper What’s On feature or go to www.mapleridgenews.com and submit under Community Calendar, your event.
Become An Event Partner
Each year, Chamber events bring business and community leaders together. Let’s explore creative investment opportunities that promote your organization to your target market. Host or sponsor an event, call to find out about the current opportunities.
Build your business network, that’s why many join. We host several events each year that focus on helping you build your business relationships and connect with likeminded business owners. Check our Events page online Calendars for Chamber & Community events.
Share Your News
Do you have a major product, employee or event announcement? Share it through our Submit Your Company News and Events submission features on our website.
Join The Dialog
Connect with the Chamber and other members on our Facebook page and other social media platforms.
The Membership Referral Program works by rewarding current members for referring businesses to join the Chamber of Commerce serving Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.
How Does It Work?
Make a Referral
If you are talking to a business who you feel would benefit from a Chamber membership and you encourage them to join, have them include that they were recommended by you in their membership application. Alternatively, drop us a line with a “Hot” lead and we will follow up with them directly. You can also complete an on-line form with the name and contact of a company you are referring to take out a membership.
When Do I Get My Referral Fee $$?
Upon completion of the new membership application and receipt of their payment, you (current member) will receive a $$ credit that can be applied to your annual membership renewal.
(Credit amount is based on the new member's package level: $25, $30, $40 or $50)
Terms & Conditions
- New Memberships only (not a member within the last 12 months of application).
- A completed referral form must be received by the Chamber office indicating the person referring the new business.
- Should a referral be submitted more than once, the Chamber will honor the first referring party only.
- There is no limit to the number of referrals a member can make.
- A member will receive the credit for every completed application and receipt of payment for membership dues.
- The referral must become a member within 4 months of the referral date.
- Both the referred and referrer must be fully paid members before the credit is applied.