Mission Statement

To unite business and professional communities of Amherst & Area so that positive economic growth may be achieved and the quality of life of everyone in our community may be enhanced and that we should form a strong bond with neighboring Chambers and thus strengthen our presence before all levels of government and corporate decision makers.

What Do We Do?

The Amherst & Area Chamber of Commerce represents and promotes the area's economy, and encourages business and industrial investment, broadening the tax bas and providing employment. To business prospects and newcomers, the Chamber represents the community's image

Why Should You Join Us?

The Amherst & Area Chamber of Commerce is the salesman for its community and business, constantly promoting their products and services. And at the same time is their watchdog, protecting their interests. The united voice of a Chamber has often proven effective and beneficial to business where a single voice can go unheard. The benefit of belonging to the Chamber is full-time representation and year-round results.

Member Benefits

  • Merchant Visa rates as low as 1.9% (Jan/2000).
  • An excellent group insurance plan, available to members only.
  • Member discounts on seminars, workshops, and other Chamber events.
  • Regular meetings with informative and timely guest speakers. Third Tuesday of each month.
  • Networking opportunities to meet with fellow business people to form mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Access to Chamber/Government partnerships and opportunities
  • The Chamber assists its membership every day on a broad spectrum of business topics

Contact Us

Amherst & Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 283
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
B4H 3Z4
Telephone: (902) 667-8186
Website: Chamber of Commerce