The St. Catharines Business Club was founded in 1956 by a small group of business operators as a “networking group” long before the term became well known.
The main principle behind the Club was to meet weekly for lunch to share leads and information in order to assist in the growth and development of each member’s business.
The Club’s primary focus was on lead generation promoting business for and by the members.
Regular social events became an important ingredient in the Club’s adhesion fostering a special camaraderie and bond amongst the members.
In 1956, the St. Catharines Business Club was launched with 10 visionary entrepreneurs. Today the Club still gathers together for their weekly lunch meeting and proudly boasts a membership roster of over 60 members including 8 Honorary Lifetime Members.
Many members have held their exclusive business categories within the Club for 20 to over 30 years.
Our Honorary members take pride in even a longer fruitful history with the Club. Even second generation members, who have inherited the 'business bug' from a parent who became a member decades before, continue to hold membership and believe in the value The St. Catharines Business Club offers.