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Chamber to Host Mayoral Candidates’ Debate

The Guelph Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Mayoral candidates’ debate in council chambers at Guelph City Hall on October 1, 2018 from 6pm to 7:30pm.

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Join a Dynamic Board of Directors making a Difference in the Community

As an organization with a growing membership representing more than 30,000 employees, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce (GCC) has over 188 years of serving the local community. We have been recognized by the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada (CACC) with its highest level of distinction. This distinction places the Guelph Chamber in an elite group of Chambers of Commerce in Canada that are demonstrating to the business community that our Chamber is run in a manner that reflects national standards of business excellence. The Board of Directors is the governance organ of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce.

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Guelph Chamber Partners with International Trade Council to Help Local Companies Go Global

Guelph, August 3, 2018: The Guelph Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the International Trade Council, is excited to announce the 2018 Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates is located in the heart of the crossroads of the trade routes of East and West, Europe and Asia. The UAE is Canada’s 20th largest destination for exports worldwide, and its largest export destination in the Middle East. 

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Guelph Chamber to Minister of Foreign Affairs: Successful NAFTA 2.0. Negotiations Vital to Community Prosperity

Guelph, August 2, 2018: With the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations on the minds of so many businesses in Guelph, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce issued a letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Chrystia Freeland. The letter came as a direct action from a recent roundtable of local businesses as well as feedback the Chamber of Commerce received following the conclusion of the ‘Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)’ in the spring.

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Entire Cabinet Has a Role in Making Ontario Open For Business: Guelph Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce

For Immediate Release | July 18, 2018Guelph, July 18, 2018: With the legislative session resuming, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Guelph Chamber of Commerce wrote to each provincial Cabinet minister, outlining a blueprint to execute over the next four years that will help make Ontario open for business. The OCC’s blueprint includes both policy asks where immediate action is required to support business and foundational recommendations for long-term prosperity.

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Chamber Celebrates 2018 Business Award Recipients

Guelph, June 29, 2017:  On June 28th, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce joined leaders in business, government and community to celebrate the achievements of outstanding local businesses, organizations and individuals at theGuelph Awards of Excellence Gala.

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Leadership Gathering Set for June 26 in Hamilton-Burlington Focus on Regional Collaboration to Drive Global Competitiveness

HAMILTON June 1, 2018: Excitement is building in the lead up to the inaugural Canada’s Innovation Corridor Summit on June 26 from 8 am to 4 pm at Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton-Burlington 

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Robin-Lee Norris to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

For Immediate Release | May 15, 2018

Guelph, May 10, 2018:  On June 28, 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 2018 Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala. Robin-Lee Norris, an accomplished business and community leader, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Guelph Chamber of Commerce at this gala event.

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Local Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math to Address Guelph Community at ‘Women in STEM’ Conference

For Immediate Release | May 9, 2018
Guelph, May 9, 2018: On May 16, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce will host the ‘Women in STEM’ Conference, presented in partnership with the Waterloo-Wellington Local Health Integration Network, RLB LLP and DENSO Manufacturing. The event will feature three local STEM leaders in a thought-provoking and inspiring conversation about their trajectory in these important fields and the benefits to our local and global economy.

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Guelph Chamber Lead’s Provincial Debate on Net-Zero Homebuilding

Guelph, May 3, 2018: At the recent Ontario Chamber of Commerce Policy Convention in Hamilton, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce received strong provincial support for its resolution that sought to further enable net-zero homebuilding. Ontario homebuilders are unable to leverage their innovative capacity and maximize their business and economic output by accessing the Green Ontario Fund to scale up the building of net-zero homes.  

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