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Membership Investment

AN IMPORTANT OPPORTUNITY. Your Board of Trade is the key business association and official government liaison serving our business community. We are non-profit and non-partisan; independently funded and driven by the business community. We serve every size and sector of business including multi-national corporations, small and medium enterprises and home based entrepreneurs.

We exist only to advocate for the growth of the businesses we serve. The time is now! Ottawa businesses are facing a time of unprecedented change, opportunity and challenge. It is more critical than ever to ensure we have a strong Board of Trade representing the interest of our businesses and advancing the economic growth of our community.

Your level of membership investment demonstrates your commitment to a strong voice of business and the private sector influence on decision making at all levels of government. In addition, you have access to benefits that directly and immediately support your business growth.

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Membership Investment - Highlights of the Member Benefits by Level

PARTNERSHIP - Leadership Level 2

  • includes benefits from all other levels, plus . . .
  • “CEO View” editorial profile in CAPITAL magazine
  • Access to Leadership Table events
  • Dedicated logo profile on website and key communication pieces

GROWTH - Leadership Level 1

  • includes benefits from CORE and ACCESS levels, plus . . .
  • Access to VIP private content sessions/events
  • Discounts on stakeholder publications and learning events
  • One-On-One Strategy Sessions with Staff, President & CEO, Board Members

DEVELOPMENT - Core Level 3

  • includes benefits from CORE level 2 and 1, plus . . .
  • Banner ad on website
  • Member profile on newsletter and other communication products
  • Ottawa Board of Trade Membership Directory Distribution (e-format)

ASSOCIATE - Core Level 2

  • includes benefits from CORE level 1, plus . . .
  • Access to professional development workshops and free events
  • Contribute to blog posts for increased company visibility
  • Communicate events, offers and promotions to OBOT audience
  • Access to Committee Membership and Ambassador Corps

ACCESS - Core Level 1

  • Use of "Proud Member" logo
  • Access to Member2Member discounts
  • Access to Affinity Programs
  • Discounted ticket prices for paid events
  • Business Directory Listing on website
  • Receive Board of Trade communications


  • Access to Chamber Employee Benefits Group Insurance Plan


  • Post-Secondary and Secondary streams
  • Access to education specific events
  • Limited access to Ottawa Business Events programming
  • Discounted rate to attend paid events

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Launching the #OttawaNEXT portal is the latest in a succession of Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) initiatives designed to remove barriers for local businesses. If you are tired of information overload about COVID-19, economic recovery strategies, and what support is available to you and your business, #OttawaNEXT keeps it simple!