Upcoming events presented by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. Join us and discover opportunities to grow your business.

Email Sponsor: Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation

Featured Event

Empowered Business Women: Tools for Change Summit
When : Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Time : 8:30 am to 2:00 pm

Where : Cardinal Golf Club

Cost $99 Ticket / $749 Table of Eight / $250 Showcase Table ( limited number available)

Why?  A summit to give you the tools you need to create positive change for your business and life!
Advance online registration is required for most events. Registration typically closes the day prior at noon. Visit our website for specific event  details .

Upcoming Events

Fair Workplaces Act: What’s the Impact? Townhall Discussion
When : Thursday, September 7, 2017

Time : 8:30 am  to 10:30 am

Where Newmarket Community Centre

Cost : Complimentary; Members Only

Why?  To assist our members, a townhall discussion for business owners and operators has been organized in partnership with local chambers of commerce and boards of trade to provide insight into the potential implications of Bill 148. The event will focus on clarifying provisions of the Act as well as the resulting economic impact and will be used to collect feedback to help frame the conversation around this legislation. 

Please register through the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce.
In partnership with in Partnership with the York Region Chambers and Boards of Trade
LEARN Seminar Series - Target Acquired: Converting the Sale
When : Thursday, September 7, 2017

Time : 9:00 am  to 11:00 am

Where : NewMakeIt

Cost : Complimentary

Why?  The effectiveness of your sales process and all of your marketing efforts comes down to conversion. Learn how to turn prospects into repeat customers, whether online or in person.
In partnership with The Newmarket Chamber of Commerce and York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC)
Fall BBQ
When Friday, September 8, 2017

Time : 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Where Aurora Chamber of Commerce

Cost : Members $10, Non-Members $15

Why?  Kick off the fall season with a BBQ and casual networking! Join us for a delicious BBQ lunch, freshly prepared by Big Grill Catering. Enjoy casual networking with Chamber members and guests. All are welcome! Parking is limited, please plan to park nearby and walk.
Women of Influence Network (WIN) Meeting
When Tuesday, September 12, 2017 

Time : 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Where Home of Angela Jones, Royal LePage

Cost : Complimentary, Members-Only

Why?  WIN represents a group of women who are Aurora Chamber members. They meet once a month to nurture and inspire personal and professional growth. The structure of each meeting is informal. Network with other members and discuss issues related to women in business. 
In partnership with Angela Jones of Royal LePage
Business After Five at The Royal Canadian Legion
When Wednesday, September 20, 2017 

Time : 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Where Royal Canadian Legion

Cost : Complimentary

Why?  Network with members of the local business community while enjoying refreshments generously provided by the host business. Advance registration is required for this event.
In partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion
Professional Headshots with Glenn Rodger Photography
When : Friday, September 22, 2017

Time : 15-minute sittings from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where : Aurora Public Library, Local History Room

Cost : $50 * Members, $75 Non-Members

Why? This special opportunity is being offered at an incredible value. Professional headshots typically cost hundreds of dollars, but the Aurora Chamber of Commerce is keen to provide an affordable option for EVERY businessperson — from the smallest home-based firm to the newest startup — to create a quality brand image that helps you succeed in business. 

* Aurora Chamber of Commerce Members must enter their  special discount code  to get the member rate: MEMBER25 . Please note, only current Aurora Chamber of Commerce members in good standing are eligible to take advantage of the member discount. Non-members will be billed at the $75 rate. 
In partnership with the Aurora Public Library and Glenn Rodger Photography
Annual General Meeting (AGM)
When Thursday, September 28, 2017

Time : 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Where Oakview Terrace

Cost : Complimentary, Members-Only

Why?  The 2016-2017 Audited Financial Statements and year-end reports will be presented, along with a look into the future. Chamber members will have the opportunity to meet the 2017-2018 Board of Directors and network with fellow members. Appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be available. 
Information Session with BDC: Start-Up & Finance Your New Business
When Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time : 11:30 am  to 2:00 pm

Where Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Cost : Complimentary; Registration Required

Why?  Get invaluable insights you need to start-up and finance your new business. Experts will take you through the process of starting your business and obtaining financing – from inception to business planning. 
In partnership with BDC
Aurora Chamber Tech Expo
When Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time : 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Where King's Riding Golf Club

Cost : Complimentary with Advance Registration!

Why?  Let the experts help your business succeed. Members of the local business community, small business owners, home-based entrepreneurs and freelance professionals are encouraged to attend to discover new technologies that improve productivity and increase profits. Local tech experts are eager to discuss the most current and effective solutions to make your life easier and connect your business. Get answers to your burning IT questions! 
LEARN Seminar Series - Sales & Marketing: Tips for the Digital World
When : Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time : 9:00 am  to 11:00 am

Where : Aurora Public Library - Magna Room

Cost : Complimentary

Why?  We are surrounded by technology, and that technology has changed the ways that businesses and consumers interact. Marketing is one area most impacted by the rise of technology in recent years. Taking advantage of that technology and the avenues it creates for engagement between you and your audience is at the heart of digital marketing.
In partnership with The Newmarket Chamber of Commerce and York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC)

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