There are several good reasons to join the Chamber of Commerce – the benefits for members cover a wide range of business service needs.
The institutions of the Chamber of Commerce function as an essential means of influence. They can help you extensively affect the industry and business environment and legislation.
The Kymenlaakso Chamber of Commerce offers wide-ranging high-quality education on current topics such as HR management, leadership and management skills, financial administration, marketing and international affairs. The members of the Chamber can participate in educational events at a considerably reduced price.
The Chamber of Commerce produces current and useful information on the state of the region and the barometers of economy. Every year, the Chamber publishes an annual record reviewing the past and outlining the following year including a comprehensive contact index of the businesses in the region.
As a member, you will regularly receive current and concise information on entrepreneurial practice from different perspectives. The news are updated online in real-time, an electronic members’ newsletter is published online 10 times a year, and a more comprehensive printed issue is published four times a year.
As a member, you can obtain legal advice free of charge. Practitioners of law, specialized in entrepreneurial matters, will answer your questions concerning, for example, taxation, agreements and accounting.
The Chamber of Commerce organizes a variety of opportunities for networking. Membership provides a contact and networking platform within the industries and commerce in the region. Annual events include the introduction gatherings for new members, business breakfasts, annual spring and autumn meetings, as well as management and logistics seminars every spring and autumn.
The members of the Chamber of Commerce can obtain constantly updated folders on financial administration and foreign trade at a reduced member’s price. The folders are also available in electronic form.
The Chamber of Commerce issues ATA Carnet customs documents and the standard EU certificates of origin and confirms other foreign trade documents. The members can obtain ATA Carnet documents at a reduced price (-50 %).
The Chamber of Commerce will help you to find goods inspectors and authorized real estate evaluators. The Chamber of Commerce also approves HTM accountants and monitors their practice.
The Chamber of Commerce Medal of Merit is an appreciated recognition for commitment. The members can obtain the medals of merit at a reduced price.
Through the Chamber of Commerce, you can buy recently released books on topics such as leadership and management skills, financial administration and entrepreneurial jurisdiction. The online service KauppakamariVerkko provides an index of all Chamber of Commerce member companies in Finland.