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 comments on the 2015 Provincial Budget and applauds commitment to Hamilton Rapid Transit, still looking for clarity over specifics

Hamilton, ON, April 23rd, 2015 — The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce applauds the Ontario Government for formalizing its commitment to a fully funded Rapid Transit project in Hamilton in the 2015 Budget tabled today.… Read more

Events

Lion’s Lair – Applications Being Accepted Now!

LiONʼS LAIR is an annual competition presented by The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and Innovation Factory.… Read more

Policies

Pre Budget Submission for City of Hamilton_2015

Pre Budget Submission for City of Hamilton_2015

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Pre Budget Submission presented to and submitted to City Council in February 2015.… Read more

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