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 firstname.lastname@example.org stating what 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.
Does your business have news to share? We love to showcase our members whenever we can, so if your business has a grand opening, new product, or just some great news to share, let us know! We will splash it out on our social media channels, website, and e-newsletter. Email info@ridgemeadowschamber to spread the word now!
Member E-Blasts With The Chamber
Get your organization’s message out by creating a member email blast to our database of over 1500 subscribers. The Member Email Blast is a great way to promote your business, product, service, event etc. You provide the content and we will create the email blast and send it out. Limited to two opportunities per month so this promotional opportunity sells out fast, claim yours today by emailing email@example.com
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.
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.
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 $10 credit that can be applied to your annual membership renewal.
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.