About the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Together with 157 member chambers of commerce and boards of trade and our network’s diverse 60,000 members, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce is the indispensable partner of business.
For more than a century, the OCC has undertaken important research on Ontario’s most pressing policy issues, advocating for solutions that will foster the growth of Ontario businesses and lead to the creation of jobs in the province. Through our focused programs and services, we support businesses of all sizes, encouraging workforce development and inclusive economic growth. This work is based on the belief that strong businesses are the foundation of a prosperous Ontario.
Our mission is to convene, align, and advance the interests of our members through principled policy work, value-added business services, and broad engagement to build prosperity for all Ontarians.
We are the most respected, trusted, and indispensable partner of business, driving government decision-making and leveraging assets across our province-wide membership to support their growth and a competitive business climate in Ontario.
From innovative SMEs to established multinational corporations and industry associations, the OCC is committed to working with our members to improve business competitiveness across all industries. We represent local chambers of commerce and boards of trade in 157 communities across Ontario, steering public policy conversations provincially and within local communities.
The OCC’s Strategic Plan, The Indispensable Partner of Business, outlines a series of overarching goals, objectives, and strategies, ensuring that the OCC continues to create value for its constituents and stakeholders. Our strategic plan enables us to deliver the relevance, engagement, and practical value to help strengthen Ontario businesses and contribute to the prosperity of our communities.
OCC By-Laws and Member Code of Conduct
The OCC by-laws are designed to protect the Chamber brand and provide a best-in-class governance model. All OCC members agree to abide by the OCC By-Laws and the Member Code of Conduct.