BENEFITS of Membership

The Bobcaygeon & Area Chamber of Commerce can be viewed as your business partner. Your membership supports local businesses and organizations, promotes tourism to the area, brings innovation and best business practices to our doorstep and seeks out cutting edge opportunities to expand and move forward.

Your membership is significant - it builds over time. The more you actively you participate in the Chamber and take advantage of the benefits, the more you will see the inherent value. In many cases, membership pays for itself through the discounts and other benefits available.

Benefits of Membership:

  • Recognition as part of the local Bobcaygeon and area business community
  • Actively support the community of Bobcaygeon and regional tourism
  • Networking opportunities and information sessions to help connect, advise and grow your business
  • Business promotion and referrals through literature, business card display and information screen at the Chamber & Service Ontario office
  • Marketing support through the Chamber social media channels and website
  • Inclusion in local business directories and publications such as Explore Bobcaygeon and the Chamber website.
  • Receive business news and updates regularly through the Chamber newsletter and E-blasts
  • Be informed first about the City of Kawartha Lakes financial and business programs


The Bobcaygeon & Area Chamber of Commerce is a member of both the Canadian and Ontario Chambers of Commerce.   When you join our Chamber, you have access to the programs and benefits offered by these organizations.  You also become part of an influential network of over 60,000 businesses, from all corners of the province. Membership in your local chamber gives your business a competitive edge by allowing you to develop new professional relationships, access information and tools to help grow your business, and ensure your views are heard by government.

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan: 

Participate in group health and life insurance packages that are normally reserved for large firms, and at small businesses rates! 

Please contact 1-877-277-0677 or visit

Find out more about the benefits of the Chamber Plan, check out the videos below:

First Data Merchant Services:

First Data, a Global Leader in Merchant Services, helps merchants accepts payments anytime, anywhere, using terminal, e-commerce, mobile, and integrated solutions. The First Data Chamber program has been vetted by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. The Bobcaygeon Chamber supports you with the most competitive rates available.

Does your business accept credit card/debit payments? First Data, our Preferred Partner will give Chamber members a $1,000 MasterCard if they can’t beat your current rates.  For more information, please contact your local business consultant, Bruce Averill at 705-772-2132.

Save up to 25% off competitor pricing on everyday office supplies and workplace solutions, and over 30% on paper.  Sign up here.

Receive preferential pricing with discounts ranging from 25%-45% on Purolator Express and Purolator Ground suite of courier services.  Sign up here.

Discount rates for professional linguistic services, provided by Vice Versas’ team of expert translators and interpreters.  Sigh up here.

ADP offers basic payroll to complex people management systems and analytics

Find out more here.

Exclusive rates through our partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

More information here.

Protect your business with CIRA's cyber security solutions including D-Zone and Domain Lock

More details here.

The Esso Business Card program gives you exceptional fuel savings, powerful yet easy-to-use fuel management tools. Includes a 3.5 cents per litre discount regardless of volume

Visit the website to find out how to sign up.

Business Protection Program offers bundled office insurance coverage at a competitive and affordable rate.

Find more details here.

This savings program offers member’s up to 30% off the everyday public web price of the entire Lenovo product line. Visit the Lenovo chamber benefit webpage to order products.

UPS® Savings Program Discounts of 40% on shipments within Canada and to worldwide destinations, 25% on imports into Canada and 75% (starting at) on freight shipments services with the ‘Get More’ Member Card from The UPS Store.

Offers online document certification services.   Print Certificates of Origin right at your desk and eliminate courier fees or trips to the Chamber.

Find out more details here.

    Group home, auto and travel insurance for members

     Find out more here.

    Pragmatic offers discounted rates for conference and webinar services rates members.

    Contact your account rep for more details:
    Mike Sanders, Pragmatic Conferencing
    1 888-746-5282 or

    Cybersecurity certification at a discounted rate.

    Contact for more information.

    Explore Bobcaygeon Guide

    As a member, your business will be listed in the Explore Bobcaygeon guide.* Members also receive a 5% discount on the purchase of an advertisement space in the guide. Explore Bobcaygeon features business profiles, area events and a directory. There are 20,000 copies distributed annually. 


    * Be sure that your membership is in good standing by October to be featured. 


    To provide leadership, support and communication for a healthy business community, and to ensure a high quality of life for all.


    21 Canal Street, Bobcaygeon, ON 
    K0M 1A0

    T: (705) 738-2202
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