Squamish Champions

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Squamish Champion - Locals Supporting Locals

You know Squamish, you love Squamish, and Squamish locals are the best at supporting local businesses. Where to get tires changed? You know that one. How to get to Alice Lake? You got it.

Every time you recommend a business or give a tip or just be helpful, you are making our community stronger.

The Squamish Champions program is here to help you show your pride for Squamish, with tips and tools to enhance your local ‘know-how’, along with training to support you as a community ambassador. 

Squamish Champion topics include:

  • Customer service skills
  • Local business knowledge 
  • Links to Squamish Nation learning opportunities 
  • Ecology, wildlife and outdoor safety tips

Become a Squamish Champion in Three Easy Steps

Step 1: Register

It's free to register. Once registered, you will receive updates on free workshops and prizes.

Step 2: Engage

Attend the free Service Spotlight customer service workshop, then work through the modules and get rewards along the way

Step 3: Reward

Did we mention rewards? Complete each module and claim your reward. Ultimately, the biggest reward is acting as an ambassador - a Squamish Champion - for our community.

Begin the Squamish Champions Modules

#1 Service Excellence

Learn about Squamish, how to deliver service excellence and enhance our community's reputation

#2 Support Local

Explore Squamish - learn about local businesses, community resources and more

#3 Ecology & Environment

Discover more about the environment we live in, how we can protect and respect our natural assets.

#4 Squamish Nation

Offering gratitude to the Squamish Nation, on whose unceded lands we work and live,

Squamish Champion Benefits

Serving as a certified ambassador is a great way to show the community that you’re invested in the town and support local businesses.

Squamish Champions receive:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Professional and affordable training designed for Squamish
  • Rewards for completion of training modules


Service Spotlight Certificate – Signed Squamish print from local artist Sarah Symes – Squamish Champions Pin – Entry to win $500 Squamish Goody Bag

Why Sign Your Staff Up For The Program?

Squamish Champions will be:

  • Powerful advocates for your business.
  • Invested in our community! Making them happier and more confident.
  • Certified and trained – improving your reputation as a great employer.
  • Qualified in service excellence, gaining loyal customers and increased referrals.
  • Well-equipped to improve operations and bottom line through efficient and stellar service knowledge.

The Squamish Champions certification program has been developed to support Squamish workers and residents engage with businesses, visitors and the wider community as responsible citizens that are knowledgeable and proud of our community.


The Squamish Champions Ambassador Program is open to any business owner, employee or Squamish resident interested in championing our business community. 

You must live or work in the Squamish area.

Follow this sign-up link where you can register for the whole program. Then you’ll begin at Module #1 – Service Excellence. 

Registration is at no cost, completely free! All training and educational content is provided by the Chamber of Commerce and partners.

No, this program is open to all and designed to provide an inclusive program that fosters engaged, informed and proud ambassadors of our community. 

Free Service Spotlight training and certification, a custom pin badge and an exclusive signed print from local Sarah Symes. Completing the whole program means you’re eligible for our grand prize package filled with local Squamish rewards from our business community, valued at $500.


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Upon completion, we hope you’ll take the knowledge and training forward to support Squamish businesses, visitors and the wider community as responsible citizens that are knowledgeable and proud of our community. We’d love it if you referred others to the program too! 

Absolutely, we’d love it if you referred other employers, colleagues and peers to the program too.  

Sure, if your answer isn’t above email us at events@squamishchamber.com