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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.

  • The by-laws are designed to protect the Chamber brand and provide for a best-in-class governance model. In ensuring for the highest levels of professionalism and integrity of the Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce. By-Laws of the Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce Click Here.

  • Mission Statement Mission Statement

    We are the voice of business, committed to the enhancement of economic prosperity in Saugeen Shores and the surrounding area.

    We provide you connections, support and action!

    Networking events such as our Business After Hours Socials allow you to develop personal and professional connections in an informal atmosphere which can help grow your business. Events such as our annual Golf Tournament, Christmas Social, Business Achievement Awards and General Meetings provide further opportunities to socialize and promote your business.

    Support programs such as our TD Bank and Meridian Credit Union VISA, Mastercard and Debit Merchant Discounts, Bruce Telecom Long Distance Package, Chamber Group Insurance Programs, Payworks On-line Payroll System, ESSO Fuel Discount Programs, Chamber Gift Certificates and many more are designed to improve your bottom line.

    As the voice of business, we provide you representation at the local, provincial and federal levels of government where legislation impacting your business is enacted. Our numerous successful special events held throughout the year are designed to increase the quality of life for our residents as well as increase the tourism market through to the shoulder seasons. As an active Chamber we take pride in our number of activities and special programs designed to improve business in Saugeen Shores.