Trail & District Chamber of Commerce

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

Audry Durham is the new executive director of the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce. Sheri Regnier photo

Audry Durham is the new 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 is the executive director of the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce, additionally supporting the communities of Rossland, Fruitvale, Montrose and Warfield.
Trail chamber update, 2017

The change that the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce wants to see in the local business community is, simply, more business.

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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.

Annual events:

  • AGM
  • 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

2017 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 Person of the Year: Dan Ashman (AM Ford)

  • 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

Promoted Trail businesses