Become a Member


If your business is locally owned and prioritizes people and planet, join the Be Local network! 

If you:

  • own or operate a locally owned business in Southern Alberta;
  • want to meet and do business with like-minded Calgary area business owners; 
  • want referrals to your ideal clients; 
  • care about the environment and want to keep Calgary green, vibrant and healthy now and for future generations; 
  • want to be involved socially and culturally because you care about the community; and 
  • want to contribute your time, talent and money to initiatives that are making a difference.

Research shows that businesses participating in the Buy Local movement, on average, experience 4.7% higher revenue growth than those that don't. Plus, you’ll receive the satisfaction of giving back to your community and experience the camaraderie that comes from working shoulder-to-shoulder with business people who share your values - people who are also striving to make Calgary the best place to live and do business. 

Watch this short video to see how we're connecting business leaders and accelerating impact. 

Your annual membership includes:

• Directory listing on
• Blog articles, newsletter and social media promotion
• In-store promotions
• Opportunity to be recognized with a Be Local Award
• Discounts on events
• Access to social business skill development programs
• Opportunity to participate in the Be Local customer loyalty app, powered by Calgary Dollars

Fill out this application form to assess whether membership is right for you. Let's grow your local business together!