Trail & District Chamber of Commerce
Everything you need to know about the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce on one handy page.
In place for over a century, the Trail and District Chamber of Commerce is member focused and strives to engage the community through leadership, support and adaptability.
Executive Director: Audry Durham; 250-368-3144; [email protected]
President: Naomi McKimmie
When founded: 1900, as Trail Board of Trade
Number of members: 240
Annual membership cost: $50 to $3,830; most come in below $230.
Chamber website: trailchamber.bc.ca
Office contact: 250-368-3144 or 1-844-368-3144; [email protected]
Address: 200 - 1199 Bay Ave, Trail, BC V1R 4A4
Office hours: 9 - 5 Monday to Friday with extended hours in July and August.
- Business Excellence Awards
- Member appreciation wine and cheese in December
Key events sponsored by the chamber:
- Summer Markets on the Esplanade
Ongoing events for members:
- Chamber week in February: five-day speaker series called lunch-and-learn
- Monthly business-after-business networking gatherings for members and non-members
2016 Business Excellence Award Winners
The Trail & District Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Business Excellence Awards gala in October. The 2016 award recipients are listed below.
- Business of the Year Award - sponsored by Imagine Kootenay: Alicia Gray — Bombshack
Business Person of the Year Award - sponsored by FortisBC: Gina Ironmonger – Keystone Appraisals
Employer of the Year – sponsored by Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation: Selkirk Security Services
Emerging Entrepreneur Award – sponsored by Community Futures of Greater Trail: David Abenante – Elite Physiotherapy
Excellence Under 40 Award – sponsored by Maglio Building Centre: Mary & Roger Austin – Austin Engineering
Tourism Award – sponsored by Trail & District Chamber of Commerce: Columbia Gardens Vineyard & Winery
Go Green Award – sponsored by Canadian Tire: Hall Printing
Community Impact Award – sponsored by Keystone Appraisals: incrEDIBLE trail
Customer Service Award – sponsored by Hall Printing: Warfield Fas Gas Plus
Professional Service Award – sponsored by AM Ford: Fair Realty: Your Local HomeTeam
Retail Award – sponsored by Selkirk Security Services: Valley Firearms