The benefits of membership

The Chamber of Commerce provides education

As a member, you participate in the Chamber of Commerce’s training at significantly reduced prices compared to others.We organize dozens of trainings annually in two languages. These are held in Vaasa, Jakobstad, and Kokkola, as well as online as distance trainings, covering various aspects of business life. Check out the trainings in Finnish.

Expert advice from the Chamber of Commerce

As a member, your company receives advice through us on taxation, value-added tax, and employment terms. An experienced expert in tax and labor legislation, KTM Karl-Johan Sigfrids respond to your inquiries via email (k-j.sigfrids [at] The Chamber of Commerce covers the invoice for this service.

Train tickets at a lower cost

As a Chamber of Commerce member, you receive a 13% discount on train tickets and can conveniently purchase them online. Train tickets are purchased at -> business services. To obtain the discount, you will receive a username and password from the Chamber of Commerce. More information about the train ticket benefit is available here in Finnish.

The Chamber of Commerce is a network for businesses

At Chamber of Commerce events, trainings, and meetings, you expand your contact network. You meet representatives from companies of various sizes and industries.

Every contact is an opportunity.

Chamber of Commerce – advocating for the benefits of companies

The Chamber of Commerce actively works for the needs, opportunities, and competitiveness of businesses in Ostrobothnia and Central Ostrobothnia. Particularly important to us are efficient transportation connections, the availability of skilled workforce, the attractiveness of the region, and investments in the area. Through the Chamber of Commerce, you can make your voice heard and convey your message to decision-makers.

Books to support business operations

The Chamber of Commerce publishes dozens of popular books annually covering various topics such as finance and personnel management, leadership, and current legal issues. Legal books are published under the trademark of the Finnish Bar Association in cooperation with the Bar Association. As a member, you receive an average discount of 25% on all books. Explore the books on the Chamber of Commerce webstore at in Finnish. Additionally, you can obtain international model contracts and rules from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) through us at a discounted member price.


Online services related to financial management, taxation, employment relations, legal matters, and foreign trade keep your knowledge up to date at a member price. You can familiarize yourself with KauppakamariTieto on their website in Finnish.

Current Information

As a member, you receive a newsletter nine times a year, which compiles Chamber of Commerce events and other current information related to business activities.

Advertise affordably in the CB – Chamber of Commerce magazine

As a Chamber of Commerce member, you receive a 10 percent discount on advertisements in the CB magazine, which is distributed to 2900 businesses in Ostrobothnia and Central Ostrobothnia. You can familiarize yourself with the magazine here in Finnish.

International Trade Documents

The Chamber of Commerce issues and certifies various documents for international trade, including ATA Carnet customs documents and the EU’s general certificate of origin. Members receive the ATA Carnet customs document for temporary exports at half price.

Merit Badges

The Central Chamber of Commerce’s merit badge is a prestigious recognition of committed and significant work. As a member, you can purchase merit badges at a discounted price. Explore the merit badges on the website.