Top 10 +1 Things to Know About Your Chamber Membership
Here is our list of the top 11 things to know about your Oakville Chamber membership!
1. We accept e-transfers
To simplify the renewal process we are excited to let you know that we are now accepting e-transfer payments to email@example.com. It is also easy to renew your membership online! Learn more about the ways to renew.
2. We advocate on your behalf
We are committed to advocating on behalf of our members to all levels of government – municipal, provincial, and federal. We are Oakville’s Podium of Record – where business leaders meet for trusted and valued advocacy and support. We are a recognized thought leader, advocating through a variety of platforms, shaping opinions, and leading change to support our business community. Learn more.
We encourage our members to engage on policy issues. Reach out to Chamber staff, participate in surveys, special events, and roundtables with government stakeholders.
If you need any assistance, please contact Faye Lyons, Vice President of Government Relations & Advocacy, at 905-464-0659 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. We have a Marketplace
Browse the Oakville Chamber Marketplace to view exclusive member discounts offered by your fellow members. View the Marketplace.
Interested in creating your own discount? E-mail your discount, logo, and contact information to email@example.com.
4. We have a podcast
In 2020, we launched our very own podcast – Members of the Chamber: Oakville Chamber Members, One Story at a Time.
Members of the Chamber is a podcast where each episode we sit down with one member of our Chamber community and have a conversation. A conversation about their individual entrepreneur or professional journey, their job, and how they ended up where they are today.
Take a listen online, or on your podcast streaming service.
5. We have a TV show
CONVERSATIONS is our 30 minute TV show that airs on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on YourTV Halton. In each episode, our host Tim Caddigan has a conversation with an influential guest in our community.
6. We love to share your news
Keep us in the loop with your organization’s latest news! We share member news in our weekly e-newsletter and social media channels.
Examples of news items we share:
- Featured in the news or mentioned in an article
- Staff receiving any special recognition/awards/ achievements/appointments (e.g. on a Board of Directors, or receiving a special designation)
- Job postings
- Celebrating a special milestone in business (5, 10, 20 years, etc.)
- Giving back to the community
Please send your news to Kristen Curry, Communications Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that the Oakville Chamber has the final editorial right to what is published.
7. We can connect you
Looking to connect with another member or someone in a particular field? Never hesitate to reach out to Shane Cullis, our Vice President of Membership Development. You can reach him at 905-510-0033 or email@example.com.
8. We can assist you in updating your profile
Keep your organization information up to date! You can log into your member profile on our website with your e-mail and password. Here you can update your address, website, social media channels, and contacts.
Need assistance? Contact Becky Schaub, Membership Support & Engagement Coordinator at 905-301-2069 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. We have a Member Directory
You can search for fellow members on our Oakville Chamber Member Directory. Search by category alphabetically, or type in your search keyword.
Want to update your listing? Contact Becky Schaub, Membership Support & Engagement Coordinator at 905-301-2069 or email@example.com.
10. We have a LinkedIn Group for Members
We have a LinkedIn Group for members of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. This forum allows members to meet online, discuss ideas, and share their news! You’ll also receive updates from Oakville Chamber staff.
11. We have a Chamber Community Events Listing
Browse events hosted by fellow Chamber members. Oakville Chamber members can submit their events to the listing – at no charge! Visit the Chamber Community Events listing.