Member Business Resources

If you have created a resource for the business community, please send it our way and we will share with the network. info{@}tricitieschamber.com

 

Grants and Credits

 


Advertising

 

  • Glacier Media Digital
    • Let the community know you are open for business and how your operations have changed. Glacier Media Digital (The Tri City News) can assist. Glacier Media news sites are the trusted source of information in our community. Share your unique value proposition with a local growing audience! Minimum booking for digital is $320 for 20,000 impressions – $16 per thousand. For more information visit: https://communityads.glaciermediadigital.ca/

 

  • Grow with Google
    • Free digital marketing opportunities for non-profits: Could your nonprofit use some extra help getting found online? Google Ad Grants gives 501(c)(3) nonprofits $10,000/month in free Google Ads to do just that! Learn more and apply here. Once approved, you can watch the step-by-step video series from Applied Digital Skills to create your first ad campaign. Or, get hands-on account support through the Online Marketing Challenge, which pairs nonprofits with Google Ads-certified university students who will help you set up ad campaigns for free! Sign up here.

 

  • Susan Jarema | New Earth Marketing

    • New Earth Marketing helps businesses sell successfully online – web design, e-commerce, online training portals, SEO, conversions, marketing automation, API integrations, and lead generation. Over 25 years experience. Design guarantee. We are here to help you transition to selling online and finding affordable solutions for the New Normal.


      Specials:

      • 50% off e-commerce set-up or new websites (chamber members) for April to August
      • Non profit rates and sliding scale for those needing COVID-19 website updates
      • Payment plans available
      • Free 30 minute strategy consultation on selling online

      www.newearthmarketing.com


Business Services

  • Dion Custom Metal
    Dion Custom Metal specializes in custom metal, aluminum and stainless steel fabrication and design in and around Vancouver, BC.
    Contact
    Deal:
    Sleek, customizable and refillable hand sanitizer stands with exclusive pricing for Chamber members!

 

 

 

  • Creating Culture – Personal development and reflection are a great way to spend free time with everything going on. If you would like support on career change, resumes, goal setting and growth; interview coaching or motivation, we can work together virtually to create a progressive and positive direction for your future.Companies are currently hiring and it’s a great time to get in. I have helped 3 people over the last month tweak their resumes to their full potential as well as coach them through virtual interviews and help build their confidence for the process. Contact me for a consultation and let’s see if I can help.Deal: Chamber members receive 25% off services.
    www.creating-culture.ca

 

  • UPS – Chamber members, take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and save on a variety of UPS services! You’ll receive 50% off all small package shipments* including imports to Canada, 30% off brokerage entry preparations fees, at least 75% off freight shipments over 150 lb. and more. To get started today, visit www.membersbenefitprogram.com/TriCitiesCC or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST.

    *Incentives are based on the daily rates in the UPS Rate and Service Guide. The member understands that actual rates for shipments may vary and be less.


Employment Support

 

  • Peninsula is offering a one-time free advice call. In this time of uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 and what steps business owners can and cannot take, Peninsula are here to help. Below are the details to reach out to our team: 1(833)247-3656 – Quote BC-004 – Mention this number when you call-in.

 


Housing

  • Were you laid off due to #COVID19? Together with Vancity Credit Union and Catalyst Community Developments, BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) has created a job matchmaker website. Find your opportunity at housingjobmatch.ca

Insurance

Leasing

 


Online Support

 

  • Sell Gift Cards Online
    Support Local BC has created a website to allow customers to purchase gift certificates for local, independent businesses in British Columbia.
    Tri-Cities Page: https://supportlocalbc.com/collections/tricities
    If you would like to have your business included on this website, please complete the form.

 

  • 360Pros
    Ready to invite thousands of customers into your business with an immersive virtual tour? 360Pros connects people to places with 360 Video Production, Matterport 3D Virtual Tours, 3D
    Deal:
    Find out more about the different packages 360Pros has to offer.  Chamber members get a 30% discount by using CHAMBER30.
    If you prefer talking with a real person, please give us a call at (778) 997-4691.

 

  • Amr Selim | The Internet Guy
    HumanTalents builds and maintains e-commerce stores that sell goods or services. It has been part of the “digital economy” for more than 15 years. They want to help entrepreneurs transition from “brick-and-mortar” to digital/e-commerce and play a positive role in the continuity of their business.
    Contact
    Deal:

    • Any chamber member (and anyone referred by a member) who needs to transition to e-commerce (or needs any of our other services) will get 20% off any service purchased between March 2020 and November 2020.
    • For new websites and e-commerce storefronts, I am happy to reduce the upfront amount (the deposit to start the project) from 50% to 35% And split the rest of payments over 3 or 4 months interest-free when needed (Chamber members only)

 

  • A3 Creative Solutions – Shopify Support 
    A3 Creative Solutions is an official Shopify partner. Contact a3creative-solutions.com if you need help with setting up your store.

 

 

  • Grow with Google –
    • Digital tools are helping small businesses mitigate the effects of COVID-19.  Grow with Google lessons can help small businesses up their digital game by helping them build an online presence, find more customers, sell online, or work remotely. Lessons range from two-minute video tutorials to live workshops, and support everyone from beginners to advanced users. Get started on the Grow with Google site.

 

 

  • CIRA – Cybersecurity Awareness TrainingNo business is too small to be targeted by cyber attacks, and the impact can be your devastating to your business, such as your IT systems being locked or your financial information stolen.CIRA, the non-profit that runs the .CA web domain, is providing a hands-off service where you register your employees for year-round cybersecurity training. All you have to do is register and add your staff—CIRA handles the rest.To get started, visit cira.ca/chamber where you can register to learn more. A CIRA representative will help you understand your cyber risks and how this service works.

 


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