Thanks for visiting the Burnaby Board of Trade!
Welcome to the Burnaby Board of Trade, Burnaby’s premier member-based business association.
The BBOT brings businesses together to develop strong networks, represent the interests of the business community to local government, and to foster economic development. We also provide a range of services and benefits to our members such as specialized or exclusive events and workshops, and discounted rates on common business expenses.
Our current ad campaign, seen below, features real BBOT members sharing some of their top reasons for being part of the Burnaby Board of Trade.
|Networking Whether you’re looking to forge new business relationships, explore new markets, or simply make a few new connections, networking is vital to the success of any business.The Burnaby Board of Trade hosts around 70 events every year, and members get substantially discounted or free access to them all. Whether you’re interested in small networking breakfasts, social evenings, or large events with high profile business and political leaders, we have something that will suit your needs.And remember, any member of your organization can attend under your membership.Visit our event calendar to see what’s coming up next!|
|Advocacy As the voice of business in Burnaby, The BBOT advocates on issues important to our membership via our social, environmental, and economic development committees and through a wide range of other targeted initiatives.Visit our advocacy page to see some of the issues we have addressed on behalf of the Burnaby business community. Check out our 2015 Advocacy Report Card for a quick recap of our actions last year.|
|Sustainability Part of our core mandate is to help make business and the communities in which they operate more resilient and sustainable. The Pledge for a Sustainable Community was developed to help businesses take the first and next steps in reducing water, energy, waste, and in developing sustainable purchasing programs.This comprehensive online resource and planning tool helps businesses large and small reduce their environmental footprint. It is also a great opportunity for BBOT members to get some additional exposure for their organization. The program also offers workshops and networking opportunities for businesses interested in further learning and peer sharing. Taking the Pledge is easy and completely free. Click here to learn more.|
|Benefits & Services Members of the Board of Trade enjoy exclusive access to a wide range of services and benefits to help improve their bottom line. From group health/dental insurance to gas savings, to a free subscription to Business in Vancouver, we work to support your business in a variety of ways.Check out our full offering of benefits and services, including more information on the Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.|