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 and flexibility for your business. With many features built in to every policy, the Chambers Plan is a simple, stable and smart choice for you group benefit needs.
When Chambers Plan first took shape, small businesses including farms and ranches had a tough time getting group benefits. Chambers Plan filled that gap. Today, there are still few alternatives in the marketplace for farms and ranchers.
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.
The M2M Discount Program is an excellent way for member businesses to advertise their products and services to over 760 businesses and their over 14,000 employees. The M2M discount program is two-fold, great exposure for businesses who offer a discount, and great for businesses and 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.
The Chamber offers banner advertising on our website. Banner advertisements are available to Chamber members only and will be placed on three website pages (a premium page, standard page and your primary category page) and your choice of top or bottom placement on our newsletter. By bundling both e‐newsletter and website banner options together you’ll save an additional 10% off already reduced rates!
The Voice is a weekly newsletter publication of the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce. Composed with our members in mind, it is distributed electronically to businesses, professionals and individuals primarily based in SE Alberta, as well as municipal, provincial and federal governments. Members receive significant discounts off the cost of advertising and the Chamber also profiles
all it's new members.
Highway Cluster Signs, also known as logo signs, are used to identify services using company logos or business names to indicate upcoming services along the highway, and within the community. 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 and Highway 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.
The Chamber has prepared a Grand Opening Package which includes a press release done by the Chamber, event planning tools, a list of dignitaries, media and government officials you may wish to invite. Also available is use of our giant ceremonial scissors. This Grand Opening Package is free to all members. Also an option is having an on-location live broadcast from CJCY for only $700 (Regular cost is $1400).
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 and services to foreign countries and this certification is recognized by overseas customs officials, foreign governments and international businesses. This service is free of charge for our members. If other export‐related documents such as Visa applications are required, or documents need to be sent electronically, members receive a discount on certification through TradeCert and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
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.
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!
Take advantage of exclusive discounted rates on radio advertising with 102.1 CJCY and save up to 30% on multi-week campaigns. Or participate in the 'Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce Feature' for only $299 (Regular value: $630!).
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 units – 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.
Print Advertising Discount with MH News
Own the streets of Medicine Hat with Pattison Outdoor! Save 50% off or more on transit signs, bus shelters & horizontal billboards. Advertising contracts from only 4 weeks to 1 year. Savings starting at $900 up to $2650! Also as an added bonus; if 52 weeks are purchased, production costs are covered for 3 creative changes within the 1 year time.
Print Advertising Discount with MH News
The monthly Chamber Page in the Medicine Hat News is featured the 4th Thursday of every month and advertising on this 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.
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.
Members Only Offer on Signage and Vehicle Wraps
Medicine Hat & District Chamber members receive exclusive discounts of $250 off on vehicle wraps and a 25% discount toward the production of new store front signage (to a maximum of $250). Speedpro Medicine Hat has been a top 10 Speedpro location in Canada for more than 21 years, and they look forward to the opportunity to work with all of their fellow members.
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!
Join the Medicine Hat Mavericks for their 2017 season and receive 20% off season tickets for Chamber members or member employee. Additionally, all Chamber members who sponsor the Mavericks receive 15% off list price (sponsorships of $500 or more).
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.
BrokerLink offers preferred rates on both home and auto insurance, and now also offers Chamber members reduced rates on corporate insurance as well. Employees can qualify for an additional 15% discount when you bundle your home and auto insurance into one convenient policy, and receive preferred pricing for corporate insurance.
Constant Contact®, Inc. helps small businesses, associations, and nonprofits connect with their customers, clients, and members. As a leader in its email marketing, online survey and event marketing tools Constant Contact also boasts one of the highest email deliverability rates available. As a Chamber member, you can receive up to a 25% discount on Constant Contact's Email Marketing to help you stay in touch with your customers.
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Cypress Insurance Ltd Member Discount
RSA and Cypress Insurance Ltd are excited to offer huge savings on home and car insurance for Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce members. Business owners will receive up to a 30% discount on home and auto insurance and employees of the member business will receive up to a 25% discount on the same.
Johnson Inc offers Chamber members discounted Home and Auto insurance. In addition to exceptional coverage and premiums, Johnson Inc. also offers 1 Air Mile for every $20 in premium. Quotes available by telephone 1-800-563-0677, or visit www.Johnson.ca/chamber to access rate information.
Through insurance provider Johnson Inc, you have access to industry-leading insurance products and services including Pets Plus Us - a new pet insurance offering being made available at a preferred 5% discount to Chamber members. Additionally Pets Plus Us offers simplified claims, AIR MILES reward miles, access to valuable products and services like PetLynx lost-pet services and the Pet Poison Helpline. You can learn more by visiting their website or calling 1-855-835-7387 and using offer code CCOC to obtain your discount,
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!
VersaPay is pleased to offer Chamber members preferential rates on Visa, MasterCardm and Interac merchant processsing. Combined with 24/7 support and training, no hidden fees or surcharges, VersaPay solutions are tailored to any size business. Chamber Merchants receive; Visa and MasterCard 1.49% + $0.10 per transaction under $100 ATS, Interac $0.04 per transaction, $34.99/month for high speed terminal.
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.
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..
As a member of the Chamber of Commerce you gain access to the shipping services and experience of Purolator, where you will enjoy preferential pricing through a volume discount program. The Purolator volume discount program can save you up to 30% every time you use their services including Purolator Express and Purolator Ground suite of services.
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.