Why Join


Join Us in Building a Strong Business Community

Your business needs an ally in your corner. As one of the region’s largest and most active business associations, the Burnaby Board of Trade is a vital partner for businesses and organizations across our city. The Burnaby Board of Trade’s mission is to support local business, and that’s never been clearer.

Our role as a trusted convener and connector for local businesses and the community at large, is central to the work we do. As a catalyst for economic growth, we are a critical partner in growing the businesses and business leaders who create local opportunity. Most importantly, we are your champion and we fight for you by working together to find solutions and advocating for change to all levels of government.

Reasons to Join

  • Connect with a team of seasoned professionals who are there to support you and your business with resources, information and advice.
  • Be part of a business network that is welcoming, collaborative and supportive.
  • Help build a thriving local economy in Burnaby and across the region.
“A strong connection to the community is essential for a business to flourish. The Burnaby Board of Trade offers just that: a life line to the community.” – Chloe Ellis, Group Consultant | RBC

Benefits of Joining

Grow Your Network | Connect with over 1000 other local businesses as fellow members, and access over 50 members-only events a year including valuable education session, effective networking, and professional development.

Save Money | With exclusive cost saving discounts on credit card processing, office supplies, gas, and more, plus access to the Chambers Plan — the #1 health/dental insurance plan for small business in Canada!

Stay Informed As economic recovery unfolds, the BBOT provides the most up-to-date resources and in-house expertise on government supports as well as access to economic development programs to support business recovery.  Look to us for resources and guidance to help you grow and thrive.

Gain Exposure |  Gain access to city and region-wide marketing campaigns to promote your business, plus leverage our direct communications with thousands of professional contacts to amplify your brand and messages.

Have Your Voice Heard |  Stay on top of business issues and help take action to build a better business climate. We bring your concerns to governments at every level to fight for you and advocate on your behalf.

Become a member today!

Need a bit more information? 

Attend one of our upcoming free Member Information Sessions and connect with us and other local businesses! Call us at 604-412-0100 or email colin@bbot.ca and we’ll be happy to speak with you directly! Click to request our Info Package.