The Voice of Business Since 1909
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is the VOICE of Business for the Fort Frances area. We are excited about what the Chamber has accomplished in the past and will continue to grow and serve the community in the future. We continue to seize opportunities for the area and stay ahead of the curve in promoting economic vitality and quality of life through business and community development.
We are focussed on a prosperous future, while remembering and maintaining the best from the past.
Membership Has Its Benefits
As the only organization who focuses primarily on the needs of the business community, we strive to provide unique opportunities to promote and develop your business. Check out some of these great benefits that we offer exclusively to Chamber members.
- Group Insurance Program
- Discounted VISA & MasterCard Rates
- ESSO Direct Driver Discount Program
- Advertising Opportunities
- Government Lobbying
- Networking & Social Events
- Annual Events & Activities
- Informative Newsletter
- Business Referrals
- Relocation & Tourist Packages
Fort Frances Business District - Scott Street - Today
Group Insurance Program
- As a Chamber member, you have access to a national pooled health insurance plan. This plan provides employees and their dependants with the following:
- Basic Life & AD& D Insurance
- Dependant Life Insurance
- Disability Income Benefits
- Extended Health Care - including prescription drugs, semi-private hospital and out-of-province/country coverage
- Dental Coverage
- Employee Assistance Program
- Group RRSP
For more information or a free, no-obligation quote, contact:
Capital Financial Services
210 - 180 Park Ave
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6J4
Discounted VISA & MasterCard Rates
For more information or to apply, call your representative Nathalie Morin at (705) 561-3158 email@example.com
Discounted Fuel Program
The ESSO Direct Driver Billing Program allows you to save money with every fuel purchase at any ESSO-branded service station in Canada. With the rising cost of fuel, this program will surely help your company's bottom line.
- 3 cents per litre fuel discount off the retail posted pump price, purchased in Canada, at ESSO-branded service stations
- Detailed monthly invoice • Cards restricted to fuel, oil, top-up fluids, and car wash
- Personalized identification may be printed on each card and invoice.
To apply, simply contact the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce office for a Business Card application form.
93-1 The Border
93-1 The Border will provide each new member of the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce, a $600 advertising value for only $199. Contact the Sales Team at 807-274-5341.
As the voice of business for the Fort Frances area, the Chamber of Commerce is always addressing issues that could impact the local business community.
Whether it concerns Town By-Law changes, Town budgeting or border crossing issues, we want to make sure your concerns are heard and a favourable outcome targeted.
In addition to our own lobbying efforts, we lobby on your behalf at the regional, provincial and federal levels through our affiliations with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce.
As we may not always be aware of certain issues affecting your business, we encourage you to contact the Chamber with any municipal, regional, provincial or federal concerns. We welcome your telephone and e-mail messages or in-person
Networking & Social Events
Almost anything that you do with the Chamber of Commerce has the potential to generate sales opportunities for your business. Every meeting, event and program gives you an opportunity to get your message in front of the client.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce provides you with many networking opportunities each year.
- Business After Hours
- Business Awards
- Committee Meetings
- General Membership Meetings
- Business Expo
- Luncheon Meetings
- Social Events
Annual Events & Activities
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce organizes many great annual events and activities including:
- Business Expo
- Quest for the Best
- Business Awards Banquet
- Great Canadian Chili Cook Off
- Project Petunia Flower Beautification
- Tourism Marketing Campaigns
- Cross Border Shopping Campaigns
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce sends out an E-Announcemnet weekly with advertising opportunities, and lists of upcoming events and items of interest within the organization.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce receives thousands of inquiries on area businesses by phone, mail, and e-mail each year to which Chamber members are referred first.
Relocation & Tourist Packages
The Chamber office sends out thousands of relocation and tourist information packages each year of which Chamber member information is included.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce awards two scholarships of $250 each every year to a deserving student with preference given to students of current Chamber members entering a business related field ending with a degree or diploma.