We are a business development organization that promotes, improves, and protects trade and commerce. We envision the Strait Area as one of the best places in which you can invest, live, work and conduct business. Through our leadership and advocacy, we proactively address business related issues and opportunities through a united voice.
We host 12 networking events per year offering you the chance to network with fellow business owners.
We offer a group insurance plan as well as discounts through our affinity partners enabling you to save your money and get the most of your membership for your employees.
We have an extensive network on social media, through our newsletter and through our e-blasts to give your businesses additional promotion.
As your Chamber of Commerce, we advocate for businesses and business owners on issues important to them.
Through our partnership with the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration, we offer free business courses enabling you to get the tools you need to run your business successfully.
The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce represents over 380 members from across Richmond, Guysborough and Inverness counties. We support a variety of businesses and have members from many different industries. Members gain exposure through our social media and weekly newsletter and enjoy the networking opportunities offered by our events.
The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging everyone to support local businesses through its Step Up for Local campaign. The campaign is intended to drive local shop awareness and increase local spending. The positive effects of shopping locally multiply and go beyond what may be considered at the time of purchase.