The Surrey Board of Trade is proud to provide its members with exclusive benefits. Surrey Board of Trade members are eligible for special discounts from fellow members.
- Contacts with business and political leaders, creating a strong local, provincial and federal economy.
- Involved in promoting the community (branding Surrey)
- Opportunity to serve on an advocacy team
- Surrey Board of Trade becomes your “hidden employee” working on issues for you
- Over 100 events a year (specialized networking programs); member pricing on all SBOT events
- Networking events included in membership – minimum 2 every month
- Training – Education
- Opportunity to serve on an Event Team
Business Resources and Support
- Business Name Registration (nominal fee applies)
- Use of SBoT Conference Room (nominal fee applies)
- Small Business Resource Guide
- Government Business Opportunities
- Worksafe BC Emergency Response Toolkit
Communication, Promotion & Marketing
- Flyer inserts and advertising (Business in Surrey newspaper) (fees vary
- Advertising in Membership Directory (member pricing) – Listing in Membership Directory
- Awards – Recognition – Profile
- Surrey Regional Request for Proposal Page
- Logo Usage (SBoT logo) on member website and communication material for added credibility
- Ribbon cutting and press releases
- Sponsorship (a unique form of advertising) (various levels/fees
- Website advertising (nominal fee applies) and business directory listing
- Enhanced Web Listing (nominal fee applies)
- Email blasts to membership (nominal fee applies)
- Advertising in Member-to-Member Deals Directory (nominal fee applies) – Free listing in M2M Deals Directory
- JoyTV TV spots (nominal fee applies)
Cost Saving Benefits
- Airport parking – YXX (Abbotsford) and YVR (Vancouver)
- Gym Membership
- Innovative payroll services with preferred rates
- Gas discount cards for National Brands
- Group Insurance Plan
- Merchant (credit card) discounts – VISA, MasterCard, Interact, Point of Sale terminals
- Partners-In-Marketing Program – Marketing Services
- HR Consultation
- Business Insurance Plans
- Special Pricing for Sports & Entertainment
- Copy & Print Discounts
- American Express Card Incentives
- Courier Service Discounts
- Recruitment & HR
- Travel & Hotel Discounts
- HUB Cycling bike discounts
- Export Documentation (nominal fee applies)
- International Connections – Business delegations, business matching with foreign business delegations
- Roundtable discussions with Ambassadors, Trade Consuls and Trade Ministers
We have partnered with several organizations in order to bring our members special opportunities and exclusive savings. The following list highlights our current benefit partners.
Please note that all partners listed below may contact Surrey Board of Trade members.
SW Media Group
As a member you can park in the Frequent Flyer parking zone, located just across the street form the terminal. When you pay for your parking, leave your receipt and your SBOT membership card on the dash.
Agency Media is a team of creatives chasing new ideas in order to tell the best stories. Through commercial quality video, design, web and social development, the team delivers holistic content marketing campaigns with personality. Equipped with the latest digital technology in the industry, Agency Media has the creative and technical brainpower to imagine your story and captivate your audience.
American Express custom payment solutions help you manage your company expenses and enjoy significant cost savings over manual cheques or other forms of payment.
Receive up to $1,000.
As a member of The Surrey of Trade, you can receive $500 when you become a new American Express Corporate Card customer. Please contact Sasha Obad of American Express, for details: 604.533.7936 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Your company can:
- Get more value from business expenses through flexible Corporate Loyalty Rewards
- Streamline and automate your accounts payable process
- Count on dedicated business support and superior customer service
- Free up your cash flow through flexible payment terms and manage payments to suppliers
- Increase control on US spend and reduce F/X fees
APEX Wireless is a national wireless consulting firm that specializes in mobility management for businesses of all sizes. Introducing efficiencies and savings throughout any organization they work with, APEX is much more than a hardware provider. APEX can handle all aspects of a company’s mobility managent — from help desk support to security solutions.
The Lions are kicking off the season and it’s time to wear your PRIDE on your sleeve. As a special offer to Surrey Board of Trade members, you can gear up for BC Lions game day with a special 10% off ALL merchandise through our online store. Simply click here and on your purchase, enter the special promo savings code: SBOT
Join us in supporting our BC Lion’s on these special Surrey Board of Trade Member Nights. Surrey Board of Trade members receive exclusive discounts to these games and contributions from ticket sales will be made to the Ronald McDonald House of BC.
Business in Vancouver
SBOT members will receive a complimentary subscription to Business in Vancouver. This is an $99 value and includes the weekly print edition, e -news letters and unlimited access to website & online story archives.
Group Insurance Plan
Brought to you through Schmidt and Funk Financial Services Inc., this plan takes advantage of the membership in Boards of Trade/Chambers of Commerce across Canada to offer some of the best rates around for group insurance for small business. They serve companies that have 1-50 employees.
Destinationone Consulting Inc. is a full spectrum Human Resource Solutions Company working across boundaries headquartered in Vancouver. Our recruitment processes provide structured opportunities for candidates and organizations. Our team follows high performance work practices as we focus on providing Permanent, Temporary & Contractual Staffing services to client organizations.
SBOT Members exclusively receive 10% off all recruitment services at Destinationone Consulting Inc.
3.5 cents/litre discount for members on the pump prices of fuel.
Imperial Oil is pleased to offer the opportunity for employees of Surrey Board of Trade member businesses to enroll in the Esso Business Card program. This program offers a rebate of 3.5 cents per litre on fuel purchases at over 1,850 Esso stations across Canada!
Surrey Board of Trade has partnered with First Data Canada, a leader in the payments industry, to help your business Sell More and Save More. All member are provided exclusive low rates on merchant services; low credit and debit card processing costs, ecommerce tools, mobile payment apps, and a user-friendly online reporting tool to support and grow your business.
- Accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB and Interac
- Online reporting anytime, anywhere
- Choose from a wide variety of payment solutions including; ecommerce, Tap & Go, virtual terminals, gift cards, mobile payment apps, etc.
First Data Canada helps merchants say yes to their customer’s choice of payment wherever they may be.
Visit ChamberMerchantServices.ca for more information on this exclusive offer and speak with a Merchant Advisor or connect with our Membership Administrator, Surrey Board of Trade at 604.634.0348 or email@example.com.
Grand & Toy
Specialized program extends more choices and deeper savings. Through the purchasing power of the Board of Trade, we are able to provide a specialized program that extends preferred pricing to all qualified members.
Receive up to 85% off over 7,500 quality office products including; office supplies, technology, furniture, cleaning, break room, print and promotional products. Experience the value by shopping at Grand & Toy today.
Employee health and wellness programs are a key strategy to recruit and retain top talent and increase employee productivity. Become certified as a Bike Friendly Business with HUB Cycling and support an increase in cycling to the workplace. We work with you to optimize your cycling facilities, amenities and staff engagement and publicize your efforts at HUB’s annual Bike Friendly Business Awards. Achieve best practices and receive from bronze through to platinum recognition. Surrey Board of Trade members receive 10% off Workplace Cycling Workshops, and those with over 25 employees are eligible for a free employee cycling survey.
Learn more at bikehub.ca/bfb
The Surrey Board of Trade and Kwantlen Polytechnic’s School of Business have partnered to create the Partners-in-Marketing program. The program provides local SBOT members the opportunity to work with motivated students and experience faculty in solving their marketing problems.
SBOT members receive analysis and recommendations on how best to address their marketing needs. The student teams are supervised by expert faculty with exntensive industry and educational backgrounds. Members can apply to work with faculty led student teams on a variety of projects including:
- Developing a marketing plan
- Conducting marketing research
- Creating an integrated marketing communications program
- Conducting an overall marketing assessment and consulting program
For more information please contact Neil Tracey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Level4 is an IT service provider that offers businesses improved system integration, higher efficiency, and outstanding customer service. For over three decades, Level 4 has been partnering with companies from North Vancouver to Chilliwack to provide complete and customized solutions for all their IT challenges. Level4 ensures that their clients’ technology keeps pace with the industry, so that their clients can focus on their business.
SBOT Travel Discount Program
SBOT is pleased to offer an exclusive worldwide travel discount service to our members. Savings may exceed 50%, and average 10-20% below-market on all hotels and car rental suppliers around the world.
Save time and money. Let us negotiate the best deals and comparison price for you.
Any hotel, any car, anywhere, anytime.
Members can access the deal under ‘Links’ in the sidebar of their Member Information Centre.
Nexus Insurance Brokers
Call us today to arrange a no obligation audit of your current Business Insurance Policy/Program.
Nexus Insurance Brokers will always strive to ensure that our fellow Surrey Board of Trade members receive the most superior service while providing the best Insurance coverage with the best rates available to meet their needs.
Since Commercial Insurance is our only business, you can be sure that you will always receive knowledgeable, professional & current insurance advice.
Are you looking for a credit and debit card processor? Payfirma offers all SBoT members the best rates for merchant payment processing in Canada.
Visa Discount Rate at 1.54%*, MasterCard Discount Rate at 1.59%*, and Interac at $0.06. With the Interchange Plus Pricing model, merchants will never pay non-qualified surcharges!
** Interchange base rates are set by the Card Brands. Added base rate for VISA before interchange plus is 0.15%. Added base rate for MasterCard before interchange plus rate is 0.20%. INTERAC rate is per swiped transaction.
Heading for the Vancouver International Airport and thinking about using Park’N Fly services for the first time? Take advantage of a member benefit of two complimentary days parking. From then on, prove you’re a member and get a 15% discount for belonging to the Surrey Board of Trade.
Interested in free parking? You can now earn free parking stays when you stay at Park’N Fly. Simply by joining the Park’N Fly Rewards program, you can start earning points towards free parking days. There’s no cost to join and it’s simple and easy to enroll. Parking at Park’N Fly has never been better!
The Payworks payroll solution includes the following: pay employees through direct deposit or cheques, remittances to CRA, T4 slips and records of employment, as well as a robust reporting feature.
Members of the Surrey Board of Trade are entitled to exclusive discounted pricing of $16.50 per payroll run, $1.40 per payment, and a one-time setup fee of $250.00. Choose our Go-Green paperless payroll option to get an additional discount per payroll run and per employee charge when there is no delivery of reports or pay statements from Payworks.
Contact: Cassie Hamer to sign up today.
*Please note all prices are subject to change without notice as per the terms of your service agreement
Platinum Athletic Club
Save on your Platinum Athletic Club membership!
Corporate Membership Offer
Enrollment = $0 ($149 Savings)
Monthly Dues = $35 ($10 per month Savings)
Membership Term = Pay As You Go (No Contract)
“BONUS” ADD ON: Spouses of Surrey Board of Trade Members can join for FREE*
*Spouses must share the same last name or reside in the same residence as the primary Platinum Athletic Club Membership holder (Surrey Board of Trade Member / Employee) – proof required.
This corporate membership offering is open to business owners and their staff.
Platinum Contest Box Offer
Simply place one of our small & attractive contest boxes in your place of business and receive 2 FREE Memberships at our Full Service Fitness Facility.
Our contest boxes will allow your customers to enter to win a FREE 1 Year Membership. All customers who enter but do not win will be offered a FREE 1 Month Membership to try out our facility.
It’s that simple, get started today on the road to better health and fitness with NO cost to you!
Platinum Perks Program Offer
The Platinum Perks Program consists of local businesses advertising their products or services on the Platinum Perks portion of our website. Each company is required to offer a minimum discount of 10% or greater to Platinum Athletic Club Members to encourage new and continuing business at their establishment. In addition to your very own sponsor page on our website, we actively send out monthly email blasts to introduce and promote your company to our 4000+ members. The Platinum Perks Program is a cost free marketing tool with proven results!
Fitness Media Poster Boards Offer
The Platinum Athletic Club offers 11” x 36” Poster Boards which have been placed in high traffic areas of the club to provide advertisers with low cost, high quality static advertisements to a captive audience. Pricing Options offer monthly rates as low as $75. Surrey Board of Trade Members will receive and additional 15% off. A limited number of boards are available.
“The difference between a person who exercises and a person who doesn’t is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”
Staples Copy & Print
With the growing partnership between Staples and Surrey Board of Trade, we at Staples, are able to introduce an exclusive pricing structure for all Surrey Board of Trade members who shop at our Staples Copy and Print Centres. These instant discounts are available only on the presentation of the Staples Copy Card, which have been distributed to all members recently. Do not have one? Please contact our Membership Administrator directly at email@example.com.
We have 4 stores in Surrey and have over 320 national locations to choose from. Have a digital file? Then for your convenience you can order online, staplescopyandprint.ca and pick up at ANY Staples location in Canada, at no additional charge. The discount will be applied upon pick up. Think about all your invoicing at one location, but your national sales teams able to pick up anywhere. Click here to read more about Staples Copy and Print Centres.
Enjoy the discount at our Copy and Print Centres, and reap the benefits of membership with the Surrey Board of Trade.
Let us show you the many ways it pays to be part of the Surrey Board of Trade. This program is available to Members and their employees.
You can count on The Co-operators Group Home Insurance program to provide dependable coverage, preferred rates and a personal level of service you will truly appreciate. Take advantage of the discounts and savings available through our partnership with The Surrey Board of Trade. We provide coverage tailored to you.
We understand that everyone has different needs when it comes to insurance, we make it easy to choose the right coverage for what matters the most. Take a closer look at just a few of our many features and benefits that may be of special interest to you.
Enjoy the convenience. Call and speak to our award-winning team of over 200 licensed insurance experts. Get quotes securely online, select e-policy delivery and manage or view your policy with Online Services.
Exclusive group discounts. Members receive preferred rates and access to exclusive discounts upon joining our program.
CustomerPerks.® Provides Home insurance clients with access to hundreds of discounts from leading brand name companies and local shops through an easy-to-use web portal. Whether you prefer tickets, dining, shoes or travel, there’s something for everyone.
Get a quote for your chance to win! Call us or get an online quote today for your chance to win $25,000 PLUS 64 prizes of $500!† Already a client? You’re automatically entered!
Make the most out of your Surrey Board of Trade membership and take advantage of some of the most competitive rates available on shipping services with the UPS Members Benefit Program. We’re excited to share this opportunity with you and enhance our members’ savings through UPS. See how you’ll save:
Small Package Services:
- 30% off shipments within Canada
- 30% off shipments to the U.S.
- 30% off shipments to worldwide destinations
- 25% off imports into Canada
- Savings start at 75% off on heavyweight, Less than Truckload shipments (150 lb. +)
- 20% off brokerage entry preparation fees
- Weekly service charge (automatic daily pickup): 100% waiver
- UPS On-Call Pickup® service: 100% waiver
- Freight Collect 3rd Party Surcharge: 100% waiver
The UPS Store®
- With The UPS Store ‘Get More’ card, you receive:
- 10% off printing, packaging, mailbox rentals
- Bonus Aeroplan® miles with every purchase
Put logistics to work for you. You can receive these discounts even if you already have a UPS account. It’s free to sign up and there are no minimum shipping requirements. To enroll and start saving, call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST. Obtain The UPS Store ‘Get More’ card.
As a valued Partner of the Vancouver Canucks, we are pleased to offer Surrey Board of Trade, friends & family members an exclusive ticket offer for select games.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss group ticket options for 12 or more people, please feel free to contact our Canucks representative, Thomas Henry at 604.899.7795 or Marc Thomsen at 604.899.7714.
With a rich history of 40 years Vancouver Whitecaps FC have been part of the very fabric of soccer in BC from youth development to professional teams.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC can assist Surrey Board of Trade Members with:
- Client Acquisition & Retention
- Staff / Employee Rewards & Group Outings
- Premium and Suite Corporate Hospitality
- Season Tickets & Match Packages
- Youth clinics and soccer camps
- Fundraising opportunities
In addition SBOT members receive our preferred rate on single match tickets for the remainder of the season.
For more information please contact: