Chambers of Commerce
The business communities throughout Leeds and Grenville come together to further the interests of businesses located in their area under the umbrella of Chambers of Commerce. Local businesses can become members and elected to their Board of Directors were each Chamber establishes their priorities. Some businesses choose to become a member of more than one Chamber in the region.
1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce
The objective of the chamber is to promote and improve trade and commerce and the cultural, civic and social well-being of the community. It also provides tourist information for the area including a Visitors Guide, Vacation Planner and Lure Brochure.
Areas Served: The Chamber covers Gananoque and the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, including the villages of Seeleys Bay, Lyndhurst, Lansdowne, Rockport, Ivy Lea and all points in between.
Visitors Centre, 10 King Street,
Gananoque, ON K7G 2A3
Toll Free: 1-800-561-1595
Web site: www.1000islandsganchamber.com
Chamber president: Cliff Edwards
Manager: Amy Kirkland
E-mail: Sales and Marketing Coordinator
Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber has over 560 members and recognized as the "Voice of Business". As a membership based, not-for-profit organization they focus on fostering a competitive business environment through their core functions such as advocacy, networking and recognition events, communication of pertinent business information, value added services and economic department.
Activities Include: Business After Five, Networking Breakfast, Annual Awards Dinner, Golf Tournament, Membership Directory, Customer Service Seminars, Referrals, Tourism, Newsletters and Bulletins.
Areas Served: Brockville and area.
Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce
3 Market Street West, Suite 1
Brockville, ON K6V 7L2
Contact: Pam Robertson, Executive Director
E-mail: Executive Director
10 Market Street West
Brockville, ON K6V 4R7
Toll Free: 1-888-251-7676
Contact: Kendra Lorimer, Information Services Coordinator
Lyndhurst Seeley's Bay Chamber of Commerce
The villages of Lyndhurst and Seeley's Bay welcome you to explore our local businesses and area. We are located in the picturesque Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Ontario, Canada. Our area is diverse and full of natural beauty; we offer rugged Canadian Shield landscape with many lakes to enjoy. Our villages are vibrant communities full of spirit.
Activities Include: Membership listings, visitor information, event listings.
Areas Served: The villages of Lyndhurst and Seeley's Bay
P.O. Box 89
Lyndhurst, ON K0E 1N0
Contact: John Sideris, Vice President
Email: Vice President
Merrickville and District Chamber of Commerce
Merrickville is a unique historic village known as the Jewel of the Rideau. The Chamber focuses on the strengthening the commercial activity to ensure it vibrant core.
Activities Include: Marketing that includes advertising, events and sponsorship, referrals, consumer service feedback program.
Areas Served: Merrickville and Area
PO Box 571
446 Main Street West
Merrickville, ON K0G 1N0
President: Karl Feige of Alloy Foundry
Contact: General Contact
E-mail: General Contact
North Grenville Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber actively works in retaining and attracting new business through the promotion of trade, commerce, agriculture, and tourism along with the economic development and social well being of the entire community of North Grenville.
Activities Include: Business After Hours, Annual Awards Gala, Golf Tournament, Membership Listings, Member to member discounts, Referrals, Tourism and Bulletins.
Areas Served: Township of North Grenville and Area
PO Box 1047
5 Clothier Street East
Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0
Contact: Sarah Spear, Executive Assistant
E-mail: Executive Assistant
South Grenville Chamber of Commerce (formerly Prescott and District Chamber of Commerce)
The Chamber, which changed its name in January 2013, is committed to making the community a better place to live, work and play. Members have been influential in guiding economic development and tourism along with the quality of life enjoyed within the community.
Activities Include: Annual Awards Gala, Membership Listings, Referrals and Bulletins.
Areas Served: Prescott, Township of Augusta and Township of Edwardsburgh/ Cardinal.
107 King Street West
PO Box 2000
Prescott, ON K0E 1T0
Contact: Hannah Taylor-Johnson, Secretary
Jen Wyman, President
Westport and Rideau Lakes Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber serves the community and its business interests. It encourages, promotions and improves the overall business climate in the community. They work and support community groups that serve the community. The Chamber provides information services to the public and in cooperation with the Village of Westport operates the Visitor Welcome Centre on Spring Street in Westport.
Activities Include: Annual Awards Sponsorship, Membership Listings, Visitor Welcome Centre and Newsletters.
Areas Served: Westport, Portland, Forfar, Delta, Newboro, Elgin and Chaffey's Locks
PO Box 157
Westport, ON K0G 1X0
Web site: www.therideaucalls.com
Contact: Marty Hawkins and Ken Rose, Co-chairs