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 an ambitious organization that strives to meet the various needs of our small business members while also providing city-building leadership to renew Hamilton.

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.


Rapid Policy Update: Ontario Throne Speech & NDP Platform

This Rapid Policy Update is offered in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.

On March 19th, the Honourable Elizabeth Read more


Mayor’s Breakfast 2018

Mayor Fred Eisenberger will give an update on the City of Hamilton. A Q & A with the audience will Read more


Letter to the Prime Minister on Steel Tariffs – March 13th 2018


Advertise with the Chamber

To advertise in our member directory or on our website, contact Diane Stephenson today.

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