Logo Dawson Creek Chamber of Commerce

                       Building Business-Building Community  

Theme for 2017 Fall fair Parade: "Celebrating Canada, Alaska Highway and Agriculture".

Parade is on Friday, August 11th.

Rotary-Parade-JudgingandEntryForm-2017

Please send completed entry to kathleen@dawsoncreekchamber.ca or fax to 250 782 2371

please be aware that there are some changes to the rules including
1) NO candies or items can be thrown from the float or vehicle, people walking beside the entry can throw items but in a safe manner that keeps as many children off the road as possible.  Safety of entrants and guests is the highest priority
2) Please indicate if you have any type of music on your entry so that you can be placed apart from other entries with floats.  This will allow guests to be able to clearly hear the music coming from your entry.
3) Please note that the parade route has changed due to bridge and road construction.

Other rules can be seen on the document

Dawson Creek & District Chamber of Commerce Bylaws: Bylaws

Vision Statement:

the Dawson Creek & District Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst - a common vehicle mobilizing enlightened members from all segments of the business community to work together for the common good of the entire community. With the aim of achieving economic success - staff, volunteers, and business people strive to keep our area's economic conditions at a level where businesses and residents willingly and enthusiastically risk their capital in the hope of making a profit.

Mission Statement:

The Objective of the Dawson Creek & District Chamber of Commerce shall be to lead, promote

                 and protect the economic and social prosperity of Dawson Creek and District.

 

Want to learn about what we are working on currently? Take a look at this clip:

2uby305iQcw

2017 Membership Application and Fees

WHAT DOES A CHAMBER DO?

The Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business.

The Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst — a common vehicle mobilizing enlightened members

from all segments of the business community to work together for the common good of

the total community. With the aim of achieving economic success, staff, volunteers and

business people strive to keep their area’s economic conditions at a level where businesses

and residents willingly and enthusiastically risk their capital in their community in the hope of making

a profit. Everything else the Chamber does is a means to an end (events, mixers, fundraisers and meetings).

WHO FUNDS THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE?

The Chamber of Commerce is funded by the membership, revenues from leases in our Landmark Building and Alaska Highway House, sponsorship of our Chamber Car, and events such as luncheons and our Small Business Christmas Party

WHO RUNS THE CHAMBER?

A Board of Directors, elected by the Chamber of Commerce’s members, runs the organization.

The Board, serving as volunteers, sets the policies and goals of the organization.

Staff -Executive Director and Assistant to the Exective Director are responsible for completing the objectives and goals of the Board

WHAT DO THE VOLUNTEERS DO?

Volunteers provide the ideas, the drive, the goals, the funds and the voluntary services

to keep the Chamber of Commerce motivated and operating.

DO MEMBERS EVER DISAGREE WITH WHAT THE CHAMBER DOES?

The only way for the Chamber to avoid disagreement on some ground is to do nothing at all,

or do only those rare things in which everybody agrees. But that would mean a meaningless

or feeble program of activity.

WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF MEMBERSHIP?

The major benefit of membership is the Chamber of Commerce acts as the unified voice

of the area businesses, including industry, retail and professional firms. Chambers of Commerce

also provide their members with value-added programs available only to members

(i.e. merchant rates, comprehensive group insurance, courier and natural gas to name a few).

The savings from these programs often offsets the cost of membership. Strong membership

involvement in its activities will increase the impact and effectiveness of the organization.

Chamber of Commerce membership is an investment in the present and future of the

individual’s and the community’s welfare.

WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF A CHAMBER TO THE COMMUNITY?

In any community, it is from the profitable operation of business that all other benefits result.

Only by succeeding in this fundamental goal can a community provide the jobs and

produce the wealth to finance all of the cultural, charitable and various other

needs a community is faced with everyday.

      

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007237278015

 

 

               Interested in becoming a member or learning about member benefits such as extended medical 

               and dental benefits, reduced fuel costs, discounted debit/credit card fees?

                                              contact our office for a information package!

                                                                   250 782 4868

                                              

 

                   

http://www.nebccoalition.com/

 

 

 
   


Web Design by New Harvest Media