Member Benefit Programs
For additional information on each program, please click on the corresponding logo.
A Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan can help you find the ideal balance of cost, coverage & flexibility for your business. With many features built in to every policy, the Chambers Plan is a simple, stable & smart choice for your group benefit needs. They also offer benefits for farms and ranchers.
The Shop Local Program is an excellent way for member businesses to advertise their products & services to over 800 businesses & their over 14,000 employees. The program is two-fold, great exposure for businesses who would like to offer a discount or promotion & great for businesses & their employees to take advantage of.
Business After 5 & Network B4 Nine
Are Medicine Hat’s premier networking events developed to create an atmosphere where the host can market their goods and services and members can network with other Chamber members and guests. Available only to Chamber members to host, but open to potential members to attend, this event is a great way to network with other business professionals in the community.
New Member Welcome Profile
All new members will have their business profile highlighted on the Chamber's social media feeds. This includes Facebook ,Twitter, our blog, and the e-newsletter which goes out to more than 4100 subscribers. This profile also includes a 150-200 word write up along with your logo.
Members can utilize the Chamber’s website by adding information to their business directory listing. This can include your logo, pictures, videos, business description & more. This is a great tool for members that do not have a website as it acts as a micro website & it can also direct traffic to the business website. Members can also advertise job postings, events, RFP, & sales for FREE.
The Chamber offers banner advertising on our website and our e-newsletter. For only $60/month you can have a banner ad on our website. You also have the opportunity to purchase the top banner in the e-newsletter for $75 or the bottom banner for $50. if you need help creating your ad, contact us as we have additional programs with our member companies to assist you with your graphic needs.
Highway Cluster Signs
Cluster signs are effective in providing this information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Chamber members receive a significant discount to advertise on these signs located along Highway 1 & 3.
The Chamber of Commerce facilitates trade shows twice a year, at the end of October and the beginning of March. With thousands of consumers visiting the shows over the course of three days our trade shows provide an incredible opportunity to gain exposure for your business, demonstrations and sell products and showcase your services. All Chamber members receive 10% off the price of trade show booths.
Free Grand Opening Package
Includes event planning tools, an example agenda, & list of dignitaries & media contacts that you may wish to invite. Also available, is use of our giant ceremonial scissors & red ribbon. The Chamber will be present to offer welcoming wishes as well as providing social media exposure both at the event & prior.
Chamber members are encouraged to use the boardroom located at the Chamber offices for free at any time. Members are able to access the Boardroom day or night by key access and need only call the Chamber office to ask for availability. The Chamber Boardroom is equipped with seating for 12 comfortably, projector and screen, telephone with conferencing ability, Wi‐Fi, water and coffee maker.
Our Chamber certifies documents required in the sale of goods & services to foreign countries & this certification is recognized by overseas customs officials, foreign governments & international businesses.
Discounted Event Ticket Pricing
Chamber members receive a discounted price for our ticketed events. Including our Annual Business Awards held every October.
We are part of the largest, strongest & most influential business network in the country, & collectively we work together advocating to all levels of government to make our community, province & country a better place to live, work & play. Through our policy & advocacy approach we develop & advocate for new & innovative solutions to improve the business climate on behalf of our members. You can join our Business Advocacy Committee (BAC) & have your option heard.
Raise your reputation by supporting business’s in Medicine Hat and the surrounding area. Show your credibility with our window decal, certificate and the use of our exclusive web badge on your website.
Have your business seen with your Pattison Outdoor ads. For as low as $250-$300 for 4 weeks of advertising on the back/sides of City Transit or a Transit Shelter Poster for $450 also for a 4 week promotion. Another option is to advertise on a HUGE horizontal poster for $650, for a 4 week ad running time.
Your business will be included in 21 x 30 second commercial messages during the week in the Reach Plan Rotation. Total value of this airtime is $861; Chamber members receive this airtime for only $299!
Each week, 102.1 CJCY will write & produce a unique ad that supports the Chamber as the 'voice of business' & include an individualized commercial message for your business. Your ad will be included in 21 x 30 second commercial messages during the week, running Monday to Sunday in our reach plan rotation. As a member your investment is just $299 (regular retail value of $861).
Consist of 21x30 commercial units to be scheduled equally between 5:30am and 8:00pm – Monday to Sunday – 3 per day (Sunday 10am-5pm). Added bonus: 21x30 second commercial unit Midnight-5:30am a $252 value FREE with the purchase of the package. Also includes creative writing and voicing at no extra charge. Total retail value is $1,155 per station, for Chamber Members ONLY $472.
(July, August & September offer only) 20x30” TV commercial units to be scheduled to run Monday to Sunday per month. As a special bonus we will also include an equal share of the unsold inventory on both CHAT & CFCN TV at no charge. Regular retail of this package is $6,000 plus GST. Members get it for only $1,800 plus GST.
For 1st time ad package receive a square ad for 6 consecutive weeks, bonus to include ad creation at no extra charge. Retail value is $960; members will receive it for only $576. For returning advertisers "Featured Story package" is available. Retail value is $2,000; members will get it for only $1,000.
Print Advertising Discount with MH News
Advertising on the Chamber’s monthly page is exclusive to Chamber members. The regular price of a 2x2 ad would be $252.64/insertion; however Chamber members can receive the same size ad for a savings of over $200. Additionally, Chamber members receive an exclusive discount on advertising on the Business Beat page every Wednesday.
Digital Marketing Packages
Gaslamp Village Media Inc. is offering a savings up to $750 on digital marketing packages. Beginning with a Starter Web package which includes a mobile responsive, semi-custom design, 5 standard pages, CMS framework, contact form, full technical support & many more features. Also available to Chamber members are discounted SEO packages which include improve search rankings, google analytics, detailed SEO plan & more!
Digital Ad, Website, Hosting, Social Media Management & Signage Discounts
Members receive digital ads only $60/week, with at least a 6 month contract. $500 off the creation of a new website and hosting for only $24/month. Sign up for annual Social Media Management contract and receive $50 off a month. Members can also save $250 off building signage and/or a new vehicle wrap.
As an AG Proud AGvocate, Karen Murray Ag Services would like to offer a 5% discount on forage seeds to fellow Chamber Members. With a degree in agriculture and as a Certified Crop Advisor Karen has the skill to listen to what you need and the knowledge to create unique blends for each location and requirement.
Discounted Self Employment Training Sessions
Members receive 20% off self-employment training courses through the Community Futures Entre‐Corp Self Employment Training program. Courses include legal and financial matters, marketing & research and management skills.
Chamber members will receive $100 off their account activation fee plus no monthly fee for 1 year.
Mavericks Discounted Season Tickets
Join the Medicine Hat Mavericks for their 2018 season & receive 20% off season tickets or 24 game Bleacher Packs if you are a Chamber member or member employee.
MERX, Alberta Purchasing Connections and the City of Medicine Hat provide easy, affordable access to billions of dollars in contracting opportunities with the federal government and participating provincial and municipal governments. At the Chamber of Commerce we provide you a weekly Purchasing Connections bulletin (on request) to keep you informed of the opportunities available.
Constant Contact®, Inc. & Outstand helps businesses connect with their customers, clients, & members. As leaders in its email marketing, online survey & event marketing tools they also boasts one of the highest email deliverability rates available.
For a limited time, enjoy a special price break on our Business Banking Package when you sign up for ATB Merchant Solutions. Rates starting at 1.55%, no set up fees for your merchant accounts, unlimited Business Banking account for $30/month (regular price $60/month), and no annual fee on an ATB business MasterCard for one year.
First Data will confidently “Meet or Beat” any offer in the marketplace ow they will pay the business a $1000 pre-paid MasterCard. If you have a cancellation fee with another merchant, they will pay your balance!
Payroll and HR Solutions Preferred Pricing
Let ADP help you focus on your people, not your paperwork. We know it's not always easy to run a business. Let us help you comply with complex, ever-changing payroll rules and regulations. Payroll solutions for your small business; fast/simple professional tools, direct deposit to the employees' bank accounts, employees can access their pay statement and tax forms online. HR best practices, REO filing and more are only a phone call away.
Free Financial Health Check Consultation
EBT will provide your business a financial health check consultation consisting of 1 initial assessment & 1 additional follow up meeting to assist with tax advice, financial analysis, start up assistance, growth management advice or financial optimizations. Guaranteed maximum of 2 hours of service at no cost & no obligation to any member business, exclusive to new clients who are not associated through an existing relationship any other participating CPA firm, limited to one offer per company.
Free Financial Consult Available
JMH will provide a financial check consultation for businesses consisting of one initial assessment and one additional follow up meeting to assist with tax advice, financial analysis, start-up assistance, growth management advice or financial optimization. There will be NO COST and NO OBLIGATION, this is a FREE CONSULT. You are guaranteed a maximum based on the firms availability and time.
Whether you have a small sales force or a large fleet of service vehicles, the Esso Business Card Program gives you exceptional fuel savings, powerful and easy -to-use fuel management tools and broad acceptance at nearly 1,800 Esso Stations in Canada..
Save Big with the UPS® Members Benefit Program
Members can now save 40% on UPS® shipping services. Take advantage of exclusive discounts on UPS® Small Package shipments, Brokerage and Freight shipments. Whether you send one package a week or 50, you save right from the start. No minimums. No hassle.
Chamber members receive a 12% discount off regular Adtel rate subscriptions and will now receive an additional 3% discount if they include a Chamber message on their telephone hold program. Adtel is North America’s foremost production company specializing in music and messages for telephone hold. The Adtel sales force, creative copywriters, voice talents & production engineers work together to ensure a quality product and quick professional service.
Save on Your Conferencing with Pragmatic
As a member you have access to our exclusive conferencing rates. You can enjoy 24/7 customer support, dedicated account executive, customer care self-serve web portal, customizable billing, per second billing, integrated audio/web conferencing, free recordings & emailed invoices, & no contract, commitment or monthly minimums.