Trail & District Chamber of Commerce

Everything you need to know about the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce on one handy page.

Audry Durham served from 2015 through 2018 as executive director of the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce

Audry Durham served from 2015 through 2018 as executive director of the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce. — Sheri Regnier photo

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.

Audry Durham, executive director of the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce, speaks from the podium at the 2017 Business Excellence Awards gala.
Trail & District Chamber review, 2018

Audry Durham looks back over her three years as manager of the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce.

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Executive Director: Audry Durham; 250-368-3144; [email protected]
President: Doug Jones
When founded: 1900, as Trail Board of Trade
Number of members: 240
Annual membership cost: $56.65 to $3,830; most come in below $250.
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.

Annual events:

  • AGM and member appreciation event in March
  • Business Excellence Awards

Key events sponsored by the chamber:

  • Kootenay Healthy Lifestyle Expo in early May

Ongoing events for members:

  • Monthly business-after-business networking gatherings for members and non-members
  • Chamber week in February: speaker series called lunch-and-learn

2017 Trail & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award Winners

Dan Ashman heads up AM Ford, and was Trail's Business Person of the Year for 2017. - Dan Caverly photo

The Trail & District Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Business Excellence Awards gala in October. The 2017 award recipients are listed below.

  • Business of the Year: Elite Physiotherapy
  • Retail Award: Country Roads
  • Professional Service Award: Elite Physiotherapy
  • Community Impact Award: Midas Fab Lab
  • Customer Service Award: The Red Pair Shoe Store
  • Go Green Award: Earthy Organics
  • Tourism Award: Trail Smoke Eaters
  • Excellence Under 40 Award: Scott Emery (City Centre Chiropractic)
  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award: Kenny White (Kenny White Contracting)
  • Employer of the Year: Selkirk Security Services
  • Business Person of the Year: Dan Ashman of AM Ford

Promoted Trail businesses