Guelph, April 28, 2017: In response to Budget 2017, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce while commending the government for Ontario’s first balanced budget since the global recession, expressed concern that there is no clear long-term plan in areas where businesses see increasing cost such as energy and cap and trade. The only means for the government of Ontario to see continued balanced budgets is if there is a strong and robust private sector.
Guelph, April 26, 2017: The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the 2017 Regional Economic Summit on May 12, 2017 at The Frank Hasenfratz Centre of Excellence in Manufacturing. This half-day apex forum will generate input from key stakeholders as we map our region’s prosperity into the future. The Regional Economic Summit will look at how to structure the investments required for the region to thrive amid the population and economic growth expected over the next two decades. The event will be the largest single gathering of leaders in the region.
Guelph, April 25, 2017: In the lead up to Mental Health Week, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host the ‘Inspirational Women’ luncheon, presented in partnership with Sotheby’s International Realty Canada and The Mortgage Centre. The event will feature Mary Deacon, Chair of Bell Let’s Talk, in a thought-provoking and inspiring conversation about mental health with Robin Lee-Norris, Partner at Miller Thomson LLP.
The Ontario government in collaboration with its Provincial, Federal and Regional partners, are hosting a FREE seminar which will help you learn how to do business with the Guelph Cooperative Purchasing Group, the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada. You will hear how each level of government does its purchasing, and how to bid on government contracts.
Guelph, April 4, 2017: Today, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Guelph engaged the British Consul General in Toronto Mr Kevin McGurgan, for a roundtable discussion in Guelph.
Guelph, March 23, 2017: The Guelph Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Government of Canada’s 2017 Budget commitment to building globally competitive small-and-medium sized enterprise, while making important and strategic investments in skills development and innovation. As one of the fastest growing communities in Canada and noted jobs powerhouse, Guelph businesses are well positioned to expand into new markets and be active players in the global marketplace.
Guelph, February 27, 2017: Today, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce hosted Mr. Juan A. Alsace, Consul General of the United States to Toronto for a roundtable discussion with leading businesses and institutions in Guelph.
Guelph, February 17, 2017: Today, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, hosted the French Consul General to Toronto, Mr. Marc Trouyet at a business roundtable. The Guelph Chamber co-led with the City of Guelph, the University of Guelph and the County of Wellington, a delegation of leading local businesses to SIAL Paris, the world’s largest international food trade show. As part of this activity the delegation was also hosted by Vitagora, France's leading innovation network that assists its food industry and research members in the development of innovation projects. The success of the trade mission and seeing further opportunities for export and partnership was a key focus of today’s roundtable discussion.