AFFINITY PARTNERS

THE CHAMBERS PLAN CANADA’S #1 PLAN FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS!

Whether you’re a solo entrepreneur, home-based business or part of a larger firm, benefits are a very important part of your financial security. The Chambers Plan creates a solid foundation for that security, based on a benefit program that can be designed specifically for business owners of any size.

You’ll get the flexibility and security you need, along with a benefits program that’s personalized for you and your company. You’ll also get rate stability, guaranteed coverage, customer service and additional advantages not offered anywhere else.

Bonus Features: NO minimum firm size, NO industry restrictions, YOU choose the coverage, YOU control the cost! Your Chambers Plan offers more than just financial support. You’ll also have access to Travel Medical Insurance (included in all Health Care Options,) Best Doctors® services and discounts on eyewear, laser eye surgery and hearing devices.

You’ll even have access to Business Assistance Service, providing the resources to help manage your business more effectively with access to professional accounting, legal and human resource experts, confidential coaching and referral services all at NO additional cost.

For the Top 10 features of their employee benefit plans, please click here.

The Chambers Group Insurance Plan gives you affordable, flexible insurance options, unbeatable guarantees, and value added benefits.

See why over 25,000 business owners selected this plan, visit www.chamberplan.ca to work with an agent today!

FIRST DATA

First Data

At First Data Canada, they look for every opportunity to help customers leverage more value from each transaction – developing new solutions to make them simpler, faster, safer and more rewarding.

If you’re looking for a reason to move your payment processing to First Data, this could be it!  First Data knows that there are a lot of offers out in the marketplace. Often sales reps will walk in the door with an appealing “flash rate” – the first thing that businesses see about any program but not always the most accurate indicator of savings!

The exclusive chamber member “Meet or Beat’ offer returns for 2017 so that their reps can analyze your payment processing statement and if First Data can’t “meet or beat” your current payment processing fees, they’ll give you a $1000 MasterCard gift card!

First Data Canada offers merchants wide selection devices and payment options, so you never have to say “no” to a customer’s preferred payment method. Plus, the Chamber has negotiated market-leading rates for our services, which are not open to seasonal price adjustments.

Our merchant advisors are here to help you figure out the right mix of devices and services to serve your business and customer needs. For more information, please click here.

If you have any questions on the First Data offer or require any additional information on this Affinity Program to help your business be more competitive please contact Nadim Awan Partner Relationship Manager, toll-free: 1-800-886-1052 ext.6023548 or visit www.chambermerchantservices.ca

6P MARKETING

6P Marketing Ensure you are making the most of your online presence. Your website is your 24/7 sales person. As such, it should not only be well designed but clearly and attractively educate visitors on your products and services. Great websites that achieve results require a combination of good marketing planning, design, and development. 6P Marketing, a Winnipeg-based full-service marketing firm, has built more than 150 websites for Manitoba companies. 6P is offering a free website analysis exclusively to Manitoba Chambers of Commerce members to assess: is your website is an asset or an impediment in attracting leads and closing the deal? Members will be provided with a custom report and phone conversation to review the findings, and discuss best practices to support awareness, trust, and appeal of your company.

6P has helped over 450 Manitoba businesses build their brands, increase sales effectiveness, raise awareness and grow business within their target markets.

STRATEGY | BRANDING | ONLINE MARKETING | ADVERTISING | WEBSITES | SEO | EMAIL | CRM

To get started simply send an email request to Rick Klimczak at rick@6pmarketing.com, visit www.6pmarketing.com or call 204-254-4082.

BLUE CANVAS

Blue Canvas: Make payday a good day with Blue Canvas! Blue Canvas offers full & self-service payroll, scheduling, and time & attendance tracking all on the most accurate, secure and state-of-the-art unified, cloud-based platform in Canada. Our robust, on-demand customizable reporting gives organizations of all sizes control of their data. We provide fast payroll processing, a simplified experience, and personal, dedicated customer service backed by a friendly, professional team of payroll experts and a non-commissioned sales team located in Winnipeg. Our secure platform pays over 15,000 employees within 350+ organizations across Canada. Blue Canvas is a member of the

Blue Canvas offers full & self-service payroll, scheduling, and time & attendance tracking all on the most accurate, secure and state-of-the-art unified, cloud-based platform in Canada. Our robust, on-demand customizable reporting gives organizations of all sizes control of their data. We provide fast payroll processing, a simplified experience, and personal, dedicated customer service backed by a friendly, professional team of payroll experts and a non-commissioned sales team located in Winnipeg. Our secure platform pays over 15,000 employees within 350+ organizations across Canada. Blue Canvas is a member of the Protegra community of software-driven businesses and is 100% employee-owned. We are proud to be the official work management & payroll solutions provider for all Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and their members. Have confidence and peace of mind in your work management and payroll. For more information, please

For more information please click here, contact Wendie or Bill toll-free: 1-855-690-6161, email: info@bluecanvasgroup.com or visit bluecanvasgroup.com or on Twitter: @bluecanvasgroup

1LIFE WORKPLACE SAFETY SOLUTIONS

The Manitoba Chamber of Commerce has partnered with 1LifeTM Workplace Safety Solutions to support local business in Manitoba through exclusive cost savings programs. 1LifeTM will help honour and protect those you are connected to by giving you the tools to keep your workers and your business safe: Complimentary 60 Minute Simpler EasierTM Consultation:

  • Speak with a registered safety professional
  • Learn how you can increase worker safety, increase your level of compliance and decrease your total cost of risk
  • Discover changes to safety legislation relevant to your industry
  • Gain insight into protecting your business from unintentional loss

Exclusive 25% discount on mySafetyAppTM:

  • Stay connected to your safety program on your smartphone
  • Get instant access to training records and other documentation
  • Save time, reduce or eliminate paperwork!
  • Conduct virtual hazard assessments and other documentation

Questions? We have answers. Real Workplace Safety Professions. Real World Solutions. You don’t learn everything by reading safety regulations. So if you have questions about 1LifeTM services, getting started, implementation or anything else, please ask. Our highly trained team is ready to help you! Whether you have 5 employees or 500 we can help you develop your Safety Management System efficiently, cost effectively and correctly! For more information please

You don’t learn everything by reading safety regulations. So if you have questions about 1LifeTM services, getting started, implementation or anything else, please ask. Our highly trained team is ready to help you! Whether you have 5 employees or 500 we can help you develop your Safety Management System efficiently, cost effectively and correctly! For more information please

For more information please click here, call (204) 231-5433 (LIFE) or visit www.1lifewss.com

JOHNSON

You Deserve More, Let’s Talk About Saving.

Exclusive benefits and pricing.  How Exciting! As a member of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, Johnson Group Insurance is thrilled to give you access to extensive coverage, 24/7 claims service, and bundled savings packages – you’ll get access to:

  • Additional discounts
  • Identity Theft Coverage
  • First accident forgiveness
  • Coverage for critical illness
  • Roadside assistance
  • Home Plus – over 20 cost-free additional benefits
  • Single deductible for claims involving both home and auto
  • Air MilesTM reward miles

For over 130 years Johnson Insurance has been looking beyond the things we insure to the people who own them with over 60 branches from St. John’s to Vancouver.

Whether you are up or down, we are in this together. All the products you need, home, travel, and auto. Just because you’re saving, it doesn’t mean you sacrifice choice.

Call 1-800-563-0677 or visit online for a quote www.johnson.ca/chamber

ESSO

Maintain control while saving time and money with the Esso Business Card.

The Esso Business Card programs give you exceptional fuel savings, powerful yet easy-to -use fuel management tools, plus Manitoba Chambers of Commerce members receive 3.5 cents per litre discount regardless of volume.

Three levels of service, one great fuel network.  Whether your business is large or small, managing time and costs are always priorities. That’s why all three Esso Business Cards offer security features, volume discounts, easy-to-use online tools and no annual fee. The degree of control and reporting you want will help determine which card fits your business.

Pick the degree of control and reporting that’s right for your business.

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For more information, please click here, or to enroll, please contact:

 

OUTSTAND

Outstand

OUTSTAND is a sales and relationship-building platform designed for business professionals wanting to improve their personal brand identity and develop stronger trust and more meaningful relationships with customers by creating unique, memorable and personalized interactions. OUTSTAND’s tools and functionality focuses on the “Relationship-Building” and “Follow-Up” stages of the sales process.

Chamber Members get access to exclusive discounted pricing and a FREE 30-day trial. Marc Palud, Chamber Partner Relationship Manager, 1-800-507-2459 Marc.Palud@OUTSTAND.com    www.ChamberProgram.com

CHOICE HOTELS

15% member discount on stays at any Choice Hotel, 300 locations in Canada and 6,000 locations worldwide. The hotel brands include many comfortable choices. Unlike many other hotel discount programs, members can use the discount for both business and leisure travel. Members will be able to offer it to their staff if they own businesses and family to use as well as long as they book using the MCC Client ID that is required in order for the discount to apply. As an additional feature, members who are looking to book over ten rooms at a time for 3 days or more can contact the program administrator for a group rate that could potentially be larger saving than their Client ID can provide.

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MTS

MTS

MTS offers a variety of business plans allowing the competitive rates to let you make calls anytime of the day in Canada or to the US.

MCC 3.9¢ ANYTIME PLAN

  • Members pay just $2.25 per month, per billing telephone number.
  • Call anytime to Canada and the U.S. for just 3.9¢ per minute (excludes Calling Card Calls).
  • Calling Card calls withing Canada, to the U.S. and U.S. to Canada will be charged at 3.9¢ per minute along with a 40¢ per call transaction fee.
  • U.S. to U.S. Calling Card calls will be charged at 25¢ per minute along with a 40¢ per call transaction fee.
  • First Rate™ Enhanced Overseas plan is included, 30/6 increments.

MCC 4.5¢ ANYTIME PLAN

  • Members pay just $1.75 per month, per billing telephone number.
  • Call anytime to Canada and the U.S. for just 4.5¢ per minute (excludes Calling Card Calls).
  • Calling Card calls withing Canada, to the U.S. and U.S. to Canada will be charged at 4.5¢ per minute along with a 40¢ per call transaction fee.
  • U.S. to U.S. Calling Card calls will be charged at 25¢ per minute along with a 40¢ per call transaction fee.
  • First Rate™ Enhanced Overseas plan is included, 30/6 increments.

Contact affinity.memberrequest@mtsallstream.com for information on member savings.

EVOLVE COLLABORATION

Evolve Collaboration  

Audio Conferencing, Web Collaboration, Webinar Services – The Evolution of what your conferencing provider can do for you.

Our complete range of collaboration services allows businesses of all sizes to actively engage their customers and create more effective corporate communications.

In the changing business landscape, virtual collaboration tools are becoming more and more important. The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and Evolve Collaboration have partnered in an affinity program in an effort to make conferencing and collaboration platforms available to all chamber members at a preferred members rate.

Evolve Collaboration offers enterprise quality at a boutique experience. Our integrated conferencing and collaboration services include audio, web and video conferencing solutions with many customizable features designed to meet the specific needs of your business communications.

Program Benefits:

  • Members receive discounted rates on Audio Conferencing, Web Collaboration and Webinar Services
  • Chamber members have access to an Evolve Collaboration expert who will assess where collaboration tools can enable your business and provide guidance and training.

For more information please click here, contact Peter Howser T: (855) 253-4780 ext 9771 or visit www.evolvecollaboration.com/CCC/

HUB INTERNATIONAL

Hub International HUB International Horizon Insurance offers Directors Liability Insurance to all local Chambers of Commerce within Manitoba. Directors’ and Officers’ Liability covers Director & Officers of corporations and institutions for the personal liability they incur based on some allegation of negligence, error or omission and defined as a “wrongful act” in managing corporate affairs and where the injured party has suffered loss. Exposure to directors and officers liability applies to large conglomerates, smaller operations, non-profit organizations including entities such as condominium corporations. Contact: Karen Smith at karen.j.smith@hubinternational.com for a quote for your business or your chamber.

1-800-MEMBERS

1800MEMBERS Business Savings Programs 1800MEMBERS is the Canadian arm of Meridian One Corporation, the leader in the association affinity program marketplace. 1800MEMBERS administers member benefit programs for over 300 professional and trade associations in Canada. 1800MEMBERS creates value by securing long-term agreements with well-known, respected corporations, such as UPS, Lenovo, and Novexco that supply savings on products and services to the small business community. 1800MEMBERS then partners with associations to endorse these products and services to their members.

novexco logoNovexco (formerly Lyreco) – The largest Canadian-owned national distributor of Office Products and Workplace Solutions in Canada. Novexco offers up to 90% savings on industry leading office products to make work a better place. Over 8,500 products available next day, including office equipment & supplies, furniture, mailroom, breakroom & cleaning supplies. Plus, take advantage of the following benefits:

  • No delivery charges and no minimum order,
  • Next day delivery to most populated regions,
  • 30 day ‘no hassle’ return policy,
  • 16,000 stocked product lines,
  • Simple online ordering system showing your net prices and livestock inventory, and
  • Dedicated Customer Services and Sales Representative support.

Novexco are keen to provide your business with all of your purchasing requirements and have created a wide range of stocked categories and products designed to reduce the costs to your business.

  • Office Products – Paper, Toner, Stationery, General Office Supplies, etc.
  • Workplace – Breakroom, Janitorial, Sanitorial, Maintenance, Health & Safety, etc.
  • Technology – Printers, Data Storage, Communication, Printers, Peripherals, etc.
  • Furniture – Workstations, Seating, Filing, Boardroom, Full Planning Service available, etc.
  • Personalized Products – Corporate Gifts, Branding, Print, etc.

To start taking advantage of your Chamber discounts, click here or complete the online form Novexco Chamber Members Program contact wayne.mckenna@novexco.com or call 416-707-8951.

LENOVO

As the #1 PC manufacturer globally, Lenovo develops, produces and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use products and services for customers who want technology that does more. Founded as Legend Holding in 1984, Lenovo increased its North American presence in 2005 when it acquired the former Personal Computer Division of IBM, the company that invented the PC industry in 1981. A global Fortune 500 company, Lenovo has more than 54,000 employees in more than 60 countries serving customers in more than 160 countries.

Through the Lenovo Chamber program, members will be able to offer member discounts of up to 30% off the everyday public web price of Lenovo’s technology product line for the home and office, including laptops, tablets, desktops, all-in-ones, workstations, servers, and accessories. This includes savings on top products, such as the award-winning ThinkPad notebooks and innovative multimode YOGA tablets. Members also receive free ground shipping on all web orders, monthly limited-time special offers, access to energy-efficient green technologies and award-winning service and support.   For more information please click here, visit www.lenovo.com/chambers or call 1-888-315-7408 ext. 5221.

PUROLATOR

Purolator Purolator is Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider. Celebrating over 50 years of delivering Canada with a network like any other. Purolator continues to expand their reach to more people, more businesses and more places across our vast country. As Canada’s largest courier company, they deliver innovative products and superior services on which you can depend. With more couriers, more vehicles and more planes in more places than any other domestic courier, Purolator provides solutions that are right for Canadians—whenever and wherever they need to ship. Purolator has developed as tiered courier pricing structure for MCC members that offers the most opportunity for savings ranging from 25% – 45% off their rates depending on your businesses’ annual volume. Contact:

  • Tim Hick, Purolator Alliance Partner Program, 1 (877) 324-0002 or tim.hick@purolator.com for a quote for your business or your chamber.

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