Guelph, Ont., July 21, 2016 – Work to develop the City’s 2017 budget is underway. From an internal kick-off to a capital budget information session, City staff and Council are working together to create a budget that provides a solid financial foundation for the delivery of outstanding services for the community.
Guelph, June 24, 2016: On June 23, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce joined leaders in business, government and community to celebrate the achievements of outstanding local businesses, organizations and individuals at the Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala. Recipients of this year’s 2016 Chamber Business Awards were selected from a robust list of finalists and nominees from across Guelph.
Guelph, June 7, 2016: On Monday June 6, 2016, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce hosted the Honorable Carlos Cascos, Secretary of State, State of Texas and Ms. Sara Wilshaw, Consul General of Canada, Dallas, Texas for a roundtable discussion with leading businesses and institutions in Guelph.
Guelph, May 30, 2016: On June 9th, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural Thought Leader lunch. The Thought Leader events will feature dynamic speakers offering insights to spur discussion on timely community, business and transformational issues. The upcoming Thought Leader luncheon, in partnership with Bell, will feature Paralympic athlete Josh Cassidy.
Alberta Chambers of Commerce Activates Chamber Relief Fund to Support Fort McMurray & Wood Buffalo Region Business Community.
The Chamber Relief Fund was first put in place to support business communities impacted by the 2013 floods in Southern Alberta, and will now be reactivated to support the business community of Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo Region who have been affected by recent wildfires.
Guelph, May 13, 2016: On June 23, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will join leaders in business, government and community to celebrate the achievements of outstanding local businesses, organizations and individuals at the 2016 Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala. Peter Barrow, an accomplished business leader and philanthropist, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guelph Chamber of Commerce at this gala event.
Guelph, May 3, 2016: At the recent Ontario Chamber of Commerce Policy Convention, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce received unanimous support from Chambers of Commerce from across Ontario for its policy resolution to expand Ontario’s export capacity. Specifically, the approved policy proposal seeks to eliminate inefficiencies at the Canada-US border that currently impact the ability for agri-food product to get to market more swiftly.
Guelph, April 29, 2016: With the celebration of Guelph Pride in the month of May, on May 11, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host its May Lunch & Learn featuring Pride at Work Canada’s Executive Director, Colin Druhan. The event is presented in partnership with Miller Thomson LLP and McNeil Consumer Healthcare.
Guelph, April 28 2016: On Wednesday, April 27, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Guelph, Hillside Music Festival, and Regional Tourism Organization 4, hosted a half day symposium entitled Guelph as a Music City: What Successful Music Tourism Sounds Like. Music is one of Guelph’s richest potential assets; the size, diversity and vibrancy of the cluster sets the community apart from just about any other jurisdiction in Canada. With Guelph being a leader in this area, we stand to benefit even more from the estimated $455 million in revenues generated every year by the sector for the Canadian economy. The event focused specifically on how Guelph’s strengths can be leveraged so that our community continues to be a leader in music tourism.
Guelph, April 21, 2016: On April 22nd, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host the ‘Inspirational Women’ luncheon, presented in partnership with Royal City Realty and The Mortgage Centre. The event will feature Linda Hasenfratz, President and CEO of Linamar Corp., in a thought-provoking and inspiring conversation with Gleam Media’s Helen Stoumbos about Linda’s trajectory to influence and leadership.