Business Associations

The Haliburton Highlands are home to a number of passionate and hard working business associations. These associations bring local business owners together as they strive to create greater economic and social wealth within the county. To learn more about Haliburton Highlands' business associations, click "read more"


Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce

The Haliburton Chamber of Commerce represents over 300 member businesses in Haliburton County. Built on a volunteer board of directors as a not-for-profit organization, the Chamber of Commerce is a vehicle though which business and professionals work together for the common good of the community. As a member-based business organization we are dedicated to providing a strong voice in support of the economic vitality of our community.

The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce wants to see every business in Haliburton County a thriving, successful venture year round, bringing wealth and prosperity to both the business community and its people.

The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce, through its leadership, is committed to continuously promote and foster the business climate and enhance the quality of life in our community

To learn more about the Chamber of Commerce click here.

Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands

The Arts Council~Haliburton Highlands strives to provide a strong voice for the arts in Haliburton County; to serve as a catalyst for community economic development through the arts; and, through the facilitation of collaborative relationships among artists, organizations, businesses and government, contribute to the vibrancy of the arts and community life.

The Arts Council~Haliburton Highlands strives to:

  • Serve as a voice for artists and arts, culture and heritage within the County and to the world.
  • Provide opportunities for communication and sharing information within the arts community.
  • Provide business resources and facilitation services for artists, organizations and businesses.
  • Be a catalyst for new community economic development initiatives related to the arts.
  • Promote arts education opportunities for people of all ages and provide professional development for artists and arts professionals.
  • Work with community partners to promote the arts within the County and to the world at large.
  • Provide opportunities to celebrate the arts.

To learn more about the Arts Council click here.

Haliburton County Home Builders Association

The HCHBA is a voluntary organization which represents the local housing industry. Established in 1991, the HCHBA groups together builders, renovators, suppliers, trade contractors, landscapers, excavators, and other professionals whose goal is to ensure the long term success of the local residential construction industry.

The Haliburton Country Home Builders Association is a strong, positive representative body for the housing industry which is recognized by consumers and government agencies. It is supported at the local, provincial and national levels with affiliations with the Ontario and Canadian Home Builders' Associations.

The HCHBA is an association which strives not only to understand its members needs and support their success but also to support the success of the community at large. We are proud supporters of the local area food banks.

To learn more about the HCBA click here.

The Algonquin Gateway Business Association

The Algonquin Gateway Business & Tourism Association covers a physical area just south of Algonquin Park in Ontario, Canada. Included in the area are the towns and villages of Gooderham, Tory Hill, Wilberforce, Harcourt, Highland Grove and Cardiff.

The Algonquin Gateway Business & Tourism Association is comprised of local businesses and organizations of all types. Every member is a dedicated and proud resident of our community.

The association was given its name based on the fact that the region has become a 'gateway' to Algonquin Park, Ontario for thousands of cottagers and campers.

To learn more about the the Algonquin Gateway Business & Tourism Association click here.