Hamilton’s oldest institution, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to contributing to the success of our members and our community.

Welcome to the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is the third oldest chamber of commerce in Canada, created in 1845 by Isaac Buchanan and other merchants considered to be the “Founding Fathers” of Hamilton.

Comprising many of the great leaders in Hamilton’s history over its 170 years, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has harnessed the collective ambition of its thousands of members to play a leading role in Hamilton becoming an important and leading Canadian city during the 20th century.

Like the City of Hamilton itself, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is undergoing a tremendous transformation. We are ambitious organization that strives to meet the various needs of our small business members while also providing city-building leadership to renew Hamilton.

Quite simply, we measure our success by the success of our members and the City of Hamilton.

Please follow the following links to learn more about our history and what we do.

Blog

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce & Ontario Chamber of Commerce Network submit feedback on Cap & Trade

The Government of Ontario recently announced that it is adopting a province-wide cap and trade system as part of its strategy to reduce Ontario’s impact on climate change.… Read more

Events

YEP’s House of Curiosities

More details soon!… Read more

Policies

Hamilton Chamber OCC AGM 2015 Policy Submission: Implementation of a One Business Number

Hamilton Chamber OCC AGM 2015 Policy Submission: Implementation of a One Business Number … Read more

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