Our Role, Mission & Objectives

Mission Statement

The Pender Harbour Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to promote the unique heritage of the Pender Harbour & Egmont area, to make it a better place to live, work or play.

Goals & Objectives

For Business & Membership, the Chamber will:

  • Support – help – facilitate business interest
  • Provide a common voice for business
  • Facilitate joint community and business marketing
  • Facilitate promotion of tourism
  • Assist in stimulating the economy
  • Promote economic growth and development
  • Encourage business & industry to locate or expand here
  • Encourage job creation for community members
  • Promote fair practices between businesses
  • Provide educational opportunities for members
  • Provide members with bulk buying power
  • Provide governmental agency liaison & lobbying

For the Community, the Chamber will:

  • Support and preserve community & regional heritage
  • Support enhancement of community vitality
  • Act as contact/catalyst for community improvement
  • Encourage co-operation between community partners
  • Act as community advisors
  • Act as a sounding board for community members
  • Be a community information resource
  • Assist in promotion of special community events
  • Influence the type of community development

Volunteer watering community gardens around the Visitors Info Booth and the public washrooms

See Member Benefits for more information on why it is important to your business to become a member of the Pender Harbour Chamber of Commerce.

Pender Harbour & District ​Economic Development Study – 2014

In 2014, the Pender Harbour & District Chamber of Commerce commissioned a team of graduate students from the Master of Management Program of the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, to develop an economic strategic plan for the Pender Harbour area. This plan’s focus is on integrative marketing to better attract and satisfy new residents and visitors as a way to improve future economic growth.

Download October 2014 Report (PDF – 14MB)

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