Benefits of Membership

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Benefits of Surrey Business Co-op

Save Money

You will save money leasing space from us over any other location.  We challenge you to find another space with the same or similar benefits.

Recognition

We are becoming widely recognized by lots of different major organizations including the City of Surrey, Provincial and Federal Governments (see ribbon cutting ceremony)

Training / Seminar Rooms

Several Different rooms and sizes for you to choose from.  Each room can be set up any way you like, from seminar style to classroom.

Easy To Work With

We like to make sure you are well taken care of whether you are leasing office space or seminar rooms we are very easy to work with.

Tons of Parking

Lots of parking as we are in a mall and across the street from a major park.

Central Location

Located on the corner of 88th Avenue and King George Hwy right behind the Shell Station.  Bus service to the door

CO-OP MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

MEMBRSHIP INVESTMENT: 

Business:  $100.00 per share

Non-Profit Agencies, Business Associations and Service Clubs $50.00 (can only purchase one share)

As the Surrey Business Services and Training co-op is a “for profit” co-op you will receive a dividend based on net profit, at such time as the co-op generates profit. Net profit is calculated on year end balance sheet and this sheet is published for co-op members in April of each year.  Year end is December 31.  The dividends are based on the number of shares a business owner holds in the co-op.  Shares can be purchased to a maximum of $5000.00 per business.

BENEFITS OF BEING A CO-OP MEMBER

  1. $60.00 Savings when you become a Surrey Board of Trade member.
  2. 10% reduction in room rentals for training. (This is in addition to the 10% savings available if you book 8 sessions ahead.)
  3. Your business will be hosted on the Surry Business Centre website, with a photo and an embedded link to your business site. (if you have a site).
  4. Access to joint ventures in social media advertising and flyer distribution.
  5. Co-op members share in percentage reduction on cost of services:
  • 20% savings in web-site creation and SEO with Integrity Technical Support.
  • 20% savings with Computer Monitoring and Cloud Backup with Cascadia Systems Group
  • 1 personal or family counselling assessment (45 minutes) at no charge. 10% reduction in all counselling/consultation sessions from Intercessor Consulting.
  • One time free consultation with Bear Creek Law LLP
  1. Monthly opportunity to offer educational seminars to public for reduced cost of only $50.00 to members. ($65.00 to non-members). These weekends will be opportunity’s to raise your profile. And offer your services to local Surrey residents.
  2. You may withdraw your membership at any time. There is no pro-rated dividend given in the event of membership withdrawal and PROVIDED there is a dividend to be given.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF BEING A CO-OP MEMBER

  1. Share in promoting the co-op. Be kind to your neighbor and encourage them in their own efforts to be successful.
  2. Help fellow co-op members to promote their businesses and they will help you promote your services.
  3. Although weekly janitorial services are supplied for common areas, assist in keeping building clean by keeping office clean and food free! ALL leftover food will be thrown in the garbage on Friday afternoon.
  4. Do not store personal food in the fridge, other than daily lunches. When you host a meal– ALL food must be removed. Do not put into the fridge expecting others to use it. IF you have extra food and you want to have co-op members use it – make a point of inviting them to take food or beverages from the fridge.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

  • $60 Savings when you become a Surrey Board of Trade member
  • 10% reduction in room rentals for training
  • Your business will have links from the Surrey Business Co-op website
  • Access to joint marketing ventures, with social media and other media
  • I free session of personal or family counselling
  • One time free consultation with Bear Creek Law
  • 20% savings with Integrity Technical Consulting Services
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