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Discounts & Benefits

Members, were you aware of the many rewards you receive? Click on the icons below to get started.
If you would like to capitalize on the great savings and reap the benefits below, please contact us to become a member!

Behind the Scenes


Behind the Scenes is a business-social event introduced as a member benefit for businesses with a "Wow!" factor. Designed to bring awareness to members’ place of business by getting people through your doors. You plan the party, we bring the people!


Click the icon to the right to download more information and to submit your request to host.

Business Smarts Seminars

Business Smarts is a Chamber Member networking and learning opportunity which is a series of seminars offered to Chambers members, presented by fellow Chamber members.

Held once per month (morning from 8 – 9 am or from noon-1pm), this seminar series is set in our boardroom with group sizes from 5-20, and hosts various presenters on topics ranging from marketing, tax tips, business plan updates, social media made simple, how to network, and more. 

Small group size encourages networking and allows for great discussion. For more information or to apply to be a presenter, click the icon to the right. To attend, check out our
events page.

 

Capital News Advertising

• Chamber members are entitled to one half price Business Builder Package
• Each package includes a professional business profile as an additional print feature prepared by our editorial staff.
• Members are entitled to one package each year.

  

Car Rental Discounts

Chamber members can now receive car rental discounts in Canada and around the world for unlimited business and leisure travel.

The BC Chamber of Commerce member car rental discount program is provided for the exclusive access of our members and their employees, friends and family.

Savings may exceed 50%, and average 10-20% below market rates.

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

  • Covers all industries including one person firms, home business and farms
  • Dental and Health options
  • Guarantee Renewable Contract
  • Fully pooled price stability
  • Business Overhead Benefits
  • RRSPs (A PDF brochure on this is available here)

For more information, please contact admin@tdbenefits.ca

Chamber of Commerce Learning Network

When was the last time you invested in you?

Chamber Learning Network™ offers small and medium sized organizations over 4000 high-quality elearning courses and over 1000 online instructional videos from many of the top content producers in the industry.

The courses cover a wide range of topics like business and professional skills training, computer skills training, leadership and management training, new manager training, workplace health and safety training, industry specific training courses, and sales training.

The Chamber has negotiated a significant discount (20%) on all training for members.

Click here for more information or call 1-877-622-7442 for a catalogue of courses.

Community Connection

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is pleased to continue with the “Community Connection” project to showcase a non-profit organization at our monthly luncheons with a table provided for promotional materials and an introduction with a brief overview of your NFP by our Chairperson.  Apply by clicking the icon to the right.

 

Competitactics Mystery Shopper Program

Competitactics is an agile consulting firm that specializes in giving organizations the edge they need to compete. Areas of expertise include customer satisfaction measurement, competitive intelligence, mystery shops, market segmentation and strategic planning.

Participation in the Mystery Shopper program is open to retailers, restauranteurs, hoteliers and other service providers who are members of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce.

 

Constant Contact Communication Tool

Constant Contact uses fully customizable templates for newsletter, announcements, events and surveys. It is an email marketing and survey tool which allows you to track information about who is reading your releases, and also what links are followed.

Business members receive a 20% discount for 6 months, or 25% for 12 months.

Esso Imperial Oil

The Esso Business Card programs give you exceptional fuel savings, powerful yet easy-to-use fuel management tools. Plus Kelowna Chamber of Commerce members receive 3.5 cents per litre discount regardless of volume. Pick the degree of control and reporting that's right for your business.

IRIS Advantage Eyecare Benefits

Members Receive:

  • $150 towards prescription eyeglasses and prescription sunglasses
  • $50 towards fashion sunglasses or annual supply of contact lenses
  • $500 towards vision correction surgery
Also Entitiled to: 
 
  • AIR MILES® reward miles on every eyewear purchase*
  • No Matter What Guarantee
  • Interest free financing

 

First Call HR Service

First Call offers small businesses a suite of services to assist in

delivering quality HR services to small and medium enterprise employees and it is offering members a 15% discount on their rates. For only $8.50 per employee per month, First Call does it all....

  • Recruiting, pre screening and reference checking applicants
  • Legal consultation
  • Professional document templates
  • Employee file management
  • Human resource issues (Workers’ Compensation, health & safety, pay equity and more)

First Data Payment Processing

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and First Data, a leader in the electronic payment processing industry, have partnered to bring you exclusive benefits to help grow your business. Together we are ready to help you with preferred pricing and products for merchant services tailored to suit your needs.

Exclusive Rates:  

Discount Rate/Transaction Fees*

  • Visa 1.49%
  • MasterCard 1.49% †
  • Discover 1.60%
  • Card Brand 0.15%
  • NQA 0.27%
  • Interac® Debit $0.05/Transaction
  • Monthly Account Fee $5.00
  •  *additional processing fees may apply
    †Every Day Spend Categories

 For more information, check out the First Data flyer

Hotel Discounts

Chamber members can receive hotel discounts in Canada and around the world for unlimited business and leisure travel.

The BC Chamber of Commerce member hotel discount program is provided for the exclusive access of our members and their employees, friends and family.

Savings may exceed 50%, and average 10-20% below market rates.

 

Payworks Payroll Program

  • Basic Run Charge of $16.50 & one-time fee $250
  • Integration with Chamber Group Plan
  • Yearend tax filing/T4’s.
  • $1.40 per Direct Deposit or Cheques
  • "Go Green" Initiative: 10% discount off Basic Run Charge and Per Employee payment (Must use Web product and have no delivery)

 

Petro Canada Superpass

  • 2 cents per litre off all grades of gasoline & diesel (mimimum of 200 litres/month) 
  • 5% discount on all parts and labour at Centigard Car Care Centres
  • Individually numbered credit card for each vehicle
  • As the business owner, you may apply for the Petro-Points Card and accumulate points to be able to receive a 5 cent discount at the pump.
    If used in conjunction with your SuperPass card, you will receive a further 2 cents off your statement for a total of 7 cents off per litre!

 

Ribbon Cutting

The ceremonial opening of a new or recently renovated/relocated business can be performed by a Chamber Representative and promoted in our publications.

 

 

Staples Advantage

As the Business to Business division of Staples, Staples Advantage works with companies of 20+ employees to develop customized programs, dedicated account management, and a complete assortment of products and services to meet business needs. View Flyer

  • Discounts on office products
  • Online purchasing
  • Next day business delivery
  • Volume pricing

 

 

Travel & Learn Program

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce introduced the “Travel & Learn Program” in 2013 and has since taken several hundred travellers on trips to Italy, China & New Orleans. 2016 will see two groups go to Japan, Vietnam and Haida Gwaii!

The program is aimed at Chamber members and non-members in the Okanagan community.  In partnership with its member travel agencies, and its member educational institutions, the Chamber is able to provide an enriched travel and educational experience.

 

UPS Shipping

Chamber members, take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and save on a variety of UPS services! You’ll receive 30% off small package shipments within Canada, to the U.S. and to worldwide destinations, 25% off imports into Canada, discounts starting at 75% off freight shipments and more. Plus, UPS is committed to providing value that goes beyond cost and on-time delivery. Customized solutions and reliable services drive greater efficiency and streamline internal processes. New and existing customers can enroll for free!

 

VersaPay

The British Columbia Chamber of Commerce in partnership with VersaPay is pleased to announce some exciting changes to our current VersaPay program. This program offers new highly competitive Credit Card processing rates along with a new feature for our members called the VersaPay Platform.

  • Visa: 1.59%
  • Mastercard: 1.59%
  • Interac: 5¢
  • Vx810 Duet Terminal: $29.99/mo

Please refer to the Versapay Fact Sheet for further information on these two options.

Versapay Flyer