REASONS TO BECOME A NEW WEST CHAMBER MEMBER:

Networking opportunities

“The Chamber has an exciting calendar of professional and social events to support business
networking. A full program of upcoming networking and professional opportunities can be found on
our Events page

Member benefits and discounts

“The Chamber has a flexible approach to how it supports members in different situations.
Membership is tiered giving you access to the services you need. There are always member
discounts, opportunities to participate in special member-only events, and more! You can see a
full list of the advantages on the Exclusive benefits page

 

Business support and advice

Thanks to the resources and experience within the Chamber, as well as our strong business relationships across and outside the community, we are well-placed to assist members in finding relevant business information, support and advice.

Lobbying and influence

The New West Chamber is a proud member of the Canadian and the BC Chambers of commerce
adding our voice to the thousands of businesses across Canada. Seeking members’ opinions on
business matters and representing those views at local, regional and national levels are
fundamental functions of your Chamber, as well as aiding with policy development on key issues
affecting local business in New West.

Advocacy

The New West Chamber is a proud member of the Canadian and the BC Chambers of commerce
adding our voice to the thousands of businesses across Canada. Seeking members’ opinions on
business matters and representing those views at local, regional and national levels are
fundamental functions of your Chamber, as well as aiding with policy development on key issues
affecting local business in New West.

Digital Marketing Volunteers for Recovery

Description:

Student volunteers provide digital marketing support services to local organizations.

Rationale:

All organization can benefit form basic digital marketing/communication strategies, but many organizations don’t have the expertise or time to implement these strategies. COVID 19 has exacerbated the need for businesses to be able to do this effectively.

Eligibility: “Participants”

For individual business owners (including artists) or organizations (including for profit and not for profit) who maintain an address in the City of New Westminster.

Services Offered “Services”

  1. Setting up a Google Business Listing
  2. Adding Meta Tags to Existing Web Pages
  3. Marketing Elements Added to Email Signature
  4. Business Added to Free Online Listings
  5. Adding Google Analytics to Existing Website
  6. Basic 1 Page Brochure Style Website (using Wix or equivalent)
  7. Setting up Online Appointment Booking (Calendy or equivalent)
  8. Email List Set Up + Online Lead Capture

Desired Outcomes for Participants:

  1. Increased Website Traffic
  2. Additional Subscribers to Email List
  3. More Positive Online Reviews
  4. Greater Online Search Visibility


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The New Westminster Chamber of Commerce acknowledges that we are situated on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples and specifically of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) First Nations