What We Do

The Yarmouth & Area Chamber of Commerce's main role is as an advocate for business, representing businesses on local issues with local government but also on provincial and federal level through our representation with the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

We regularly provide networking opportunities, guest speakers, and educational seminars. We have many professional development opportunities for members and their staff to participate. The Chamber also provides a member directory, an opportunity to provide member-to-member benefits and other promotional avenues to help your business succeed. There are also many national member benefits exclusively available  to Chamber members.

The members of the Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce are part of over 170,000 companies across Canada representing businesses of all sizes, in all sections of the economy. You also serve to support our local network be the voice and chief advocate for business issues in this wonderful community we choose to live in.

The Voice of Local Business


Mission Statement

A volunteer organization of business representatives that provides advocacy, education, and leadership to add value to the community in which we live, work, and play.


Guiding Principles

Our Chamber acts with integrity, respect, and transparency to strengthen and grow our community.
Our Chamber embraces a diverse and inclusive community.
Our Chamber collaborates with its members, community organizations, stakeholders, and government.

Strategic Goals

  • Increase impact, profile and relevance of the Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Increase member satisfaction and engagement
  • Improve business climate of the Yarmouth area
  • Promote a positive view of our community
  • Help our members succeed