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Why join the GICC?
Benefits and Priviledges:
Our members make us strong and membership makes your community stronger.
The GICC website is a great tool to keep you informed and current on what’s going on in the business community. There are also promotional opportunities available.
Our bi-weekly email communication will keep you informed of GICC and business related activities, programs, accomplishments and highlight new members.
Money Saving Programs
The Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce is able to offer discounts on credit cards, point of sale machines, fuel, insurance, phone plans, benefit programs and services.
Through our Member Value Program (MVP), members receive attractive discounts and incentives.
Ontario and Canadian Chamber of Commerce
With your membership in the Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce, you are a member with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. This membership privilege provides access to powerful business lobby groups that give you a voice in provincial and national issues that directly affect your business.
Combining business with pleasure at regularly scheduled events will enable you to display your products and services to targeted audiences. Check out our Business Tips breakfast series, our My Innisfil After 5 business series, education programs, tradeshows, golf tournaments, awards gala and other events.
Grow your business through assistance in introducing you to other business owners and the area that may need your services.
The Chamber is recognized as the first point of contact for people planning on visiting or relocating to the Innisfil community. Our staff will refer your business to those who stop by or call.
The Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce provides advocacy for its members by influencing government policy through affiliation with the Town of Innisfil, Innisfil Economic Development Corporation, South Simcoe Business Links, Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
Town of Innisfil
The GICC will facilitate venues of communication and information sessions between residents, business owners, community partners and the Town of Innisfil.
Innisfil Economic Development Corporation
Committed to the prosperity of Innisfil, the EDC ensures all sectors that represent the landscape of Innisfil are supported. Because of these common goals, the Chamber and the EDC are natural partners.
South Simcoe Business Links
The goal of the South Simcoe Business Links is to strengthen communication between the communities within South Simcoe and support community initiatives. Sharing resources and potential project opportunities create possibilities that enhance prospects for our members.
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Through a network of 160 community chambers of commerce, boards of trade and corporate representation, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce represents over 57, 000 members. They serve their members in matters of provincial concern and provide a forum for discussion and the dissemination of views of their members on matters of concern in the business community. The Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce is a member in good standing with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
The Canadian Chamber is the national leader in policy advocacy on business issues. Their goal is to foster a strong, competitive economic environment that benefits Canada and all Canadians. Their members reflect a strong, diverse network and include chambers of commerce, boards of trade, corporate members, business associations and businesses. They are a national and international voice for Canadian business. The Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce is a member in good standing with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
The Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce facilitates opportunities to help you make new business contacts and to learn.
Business Tips Breakfast Series
This learning series is designed to help our business members improve and grow their business with hands-on tips and practical information. After enjoying a full hot breakfast, the guest speaker provides the audience with current and relevant business information that can be implemented immediately.
My Innisfil After 5 (MI5)
Join fellow business owners and representatives for information gathering and networking opportunities. Light refreshments are provided and generally held monthly throughout the year.
Held annually, the golf tournament consists of 18 holes of golf, power cart, lunch, contests, steak dinner and much, much more. Enjoy a memorable day of golf with old friends and enjoy meeting new ones.
Our annual business showcase is an opportunity for businesses to exhibit and demonstrate their products and services while meeting prospective customers.
Awards Night Gala
The business awards gala is generally held in February of each year. Community businesses are recognized for outstanding achievements in their respective fields.
Annual General Meeting
The annual general meeting is your opportunity to provide input into the direction of your chamber of commerce, meet with Directors and other chamber members. Plan to attend to find out what the chamber has accomplished and what plans we have for the future.
Throughout the year, the GICC will organize workshops and training seminars designed to assist business owners and representatives to obtain the knowledge they need to assist in building their business.
Festival of Lights
This annual event is held at the Town of Innisfil Municipal Building and the Chamber is honoured to host this family-friendly event. Join the Chamber to kick-start the holiday season with family and friends and see the spectacular tree lighting.
Need more information ?
For all membership enquiries please contact the Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commerce by phone 705-431-4199 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org