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  • About Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce

    Our organization is comprised of business and professional members who share the same values, vision and goals of the chamber to promote business, commerce and industry, developing general interests of the community which affect commerce and industry.

    We represent retailers, accommodators, restaurants, attractions, services, manufacturers, as well as medical and professional groups. We serve as the voice of business at our local level of government as well as provincially through our membership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce www.occ.on.ca and federally through the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. www.chamber.ca

    We provide a forum for the business community to develop ideas, opinions and programs that will facilitate individual business initiatives, the competitive enterprise system and contribute to the economic, social, cultural and general quality of life.

    We are committed  to the betterment of Saugeen Shores and the surrounding area as a great place to live, shop, visit and return to. We are people who believe in the free enterprise system and strive to be leaders in maintaining and supporting its success.

    We facilitate business and social networking amongst Chamber members. We communicate information on topics of importance and interests to our members.

    Membership entitles you to numerous group benefit programs listed in the Membership section of this website.

    We operate two Tourist Information Centres, one in Port Elgin and one in Southampton. Our Port Elgin office is the Chambers' Head office for Administration as well as housing the Motor Vehicle Issuing Office, Pumpkinfest Headquarters and our Special Events Resource Centre.

  • Vision, Mission & Values Vision, Mission & Values


    We are driving the economic growth of Saugeen Shores while accelerating towards advancements of our members and the community.


    We empower, cultivate, and connect businesses to strengthen the economic vitality in Saugeen Shores. 

    Values Statement

    1. We favour collaboration over competition
    2. We use evidence-based decisions for accountability of outcomes
    3. We respect diversity and welcome innovation
    4. We adhere to ethical standards and act with integrity
    5. We appreciate our Membership and make them our priority