Why should you become a member of your Chamber of Commerce?

A Chamber of Commerce is a coalition of area businesses, industries, organisations, and professionals who pool their talents and resources to improve the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of their community.

Businesses and organisations are eligible to belong to the Chamber of Commerce. Membership fees are structured so even the smallest business can be a member.

The Chamber is an advocate and service organisation for business. It provides a venue through which business professionals can take effective action for the progress and growth of their communities.


    • As a Chamber member, you become part of an organisation with a strong credible voice that speaks out on behalf of business and industry.

    • A Chamber membership allows you to shape your community by participating in areas that apply business-oriented solutions to community concerns.

    • As a Chamber member, you have access to one of the most efficient, effective networking systems available to promote your business and expand your customer base.

    • Your Local Chamber of Commerce works tirelessly to promote members, and can provide you with resources and referrals to grow your business.

    • A Chamber membership can boost your community image and increase your sales.

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