Affinity Programs

Affinity Program Discounts & Preferred Pricing – through your Membership with us you access a number of affinity programs that can save you money on business service basics, such as Constant Contact (online e-marketing service), point-of-sale transactions with FirstData Merchant Services and shipping with Purolator’s new Chamber Progam.

Constant Contact – email marketing & online surveys

constant-contact-share-logoConstant Contact, is an email marketing and online survey company. The Grand Bend & Area Chamber of Commerce uses Constant Contact for our email communications and online surveys. This subscription software easily enables you to be in compliance with Canada’s anti-spam legislation. Membership with us entitles you up to a 25% discount off of the price of a Constant Contact subscription (you need to tell Constant Contact you’re a member and pay the full cost at the beginning of your term).

FirstData Merchant Plan

First Data logoAs a member of the Grand Bend & Area Chamber of Commerce and through us the Ontario Chamber of Commerce ,  First Data – a leader in the electronic payment processing industry, brings you exclusive benefits to help grow your business with preferred pricing and products tailored to suit your needs. Their full suite of products include:

  • Ecommerce
  • Wired & Wireless Terminals
  • First Data Mobile Pay
  • Gift Cards Solutions
  • TeleCheck®
  • Electronic Cheque Acceptance
Discount Rate / Transaction FeesVisa 1.55%
MasterCard 1.6%
Discover 1.6%
Card Brand 0.12%
NQA 0.25%
Interac Debit $0.05/transaction
Amex 0.15/transaction
Monthly Account Fee$5

How To Sign Up & Get More Information


Contact FirstData at 1-888-265-4117 or  email [email protected].

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan web badgeGroup Benefits Coverage – for you and your employees through the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan which offers Life and Disability, Health and Dental, to Business Overhead coverage and Critical Illness Benefits.

Purolator’s Discount Affinity Progam

logo-purolatorDelivering best-in class service to members. As a member of the Grand Bend & Area Chamber of Commerce and through us the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, our Members can access Purolator shipping services and enjoy preferential pricing through a volume discount program. Purolator offers our members discounts starting at 25% on Purolator Express® and Purolator Ground® suite of services. For more information and to get a Purolator account, visit