Atikokan Chamber of Commerce

Site: Atikokan Chamber of Commerce

Service: Chamber of Commerce Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) The Atikokan Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer organization that provides programs and services to meet the business needs of the members, while promoting efforts to make the community a great place to live, work and visit. The membership is comprised of owners, proprietors and employees of the Atikokan business community, as well as private citizens
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Promotes and works to improve the economic, civic and social welfare of the community 
  • Provides programs and services to meet the business needs of its members 
  • Provides training programs and seminars to develop and improve customer service skills and business knowledge 
  • Facilitates communication within the membership to promote the exchange of ideas, knowledge and resources 
  • Provides input and assistance to local non profit organizations who undertake projects that benefit local economy 
  • Lobbies various levels of government on behalf of local business owners
 
Initiatives the Chamber undertakes: 
  • Hosts a retail Showcase in Sep and a Christmas retail event in Nov 
  • Organizes a Business Awards Night  
  • Publishes a Business Directory (local) and a Business Services Guide (international)  
  • Operates the Tourist Bureau 
  • Encourages residents to shop locally  
  • Represents its members at meetings of the Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce (NOACC)
Hours Apr-Aug: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Sep-Mar: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm - Answering Service 
Tourist Bureau: Victoria Day-Labour Day: Open 7 days per week 10 am-6 pm
Dates Tourist Bureau: Labour Day-Victoria Day -- Non-operational
Areas Served Atikokan
Eligibility Individuals, non-profit organizations and businesses
Application
  • Requires membership to actively participate 
  • Applications can be picked up/dropped off at office
Languages English
Fees Membership
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-1599 
Tourist Bureau: 807-597-4492
Toll Free Phone Office: 1-888-334-2332
Fax 807-597-2726
E-Mail info@atikokanchamber.com
Website www.atikokanchamber.com
Primary Contact Samantha Boyko, Board President; Email: samantha.boyko@atikokan.ca
Primary Executive Ange Sponchia, General Manager
Alternate Executive Michael McKinnon, Treasurer; Phone: 807-597-2731; Email: progress@nwon.com
Site Location In the Atikokan Economic Development Office building
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 214 Main St W
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
 
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Intersection Main St W and Marks St
Mailing Address c/o Chamber of Commerce 
PO Box 997 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible from street level, no automatic push button doors; Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1948
Funding Fees - Membership
Elections Board of Directors elections held annually in May