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Aurora Chamber News

Farewell to Lorie Butkus-Hill, Member Relations Ambassador

Please join us in wishing Lorie Butkus-Hill the best of luck and continued success in all of her future endeavors.

Lorie’s last day at the Aurora Chamber of Commerce will be Friday, December 8, 2017.

Lorie has been a key member of our staff team since 2014, making valuable contributions to the organization through member recruitment and retention, database management, advertising sales, member services management and document certification.

We will miss Lorie in our office and hope she enjoys spending more time with her granddaughter in the new year! 
Join us for the Aurora Chamber's Holiday Celebration

Graystones Restaurant and Lounge
Thursday, December 7, 2017
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Complimentary, members-only!

Registration closes tomorrow, December 6th, at 12 noon.

Each year, as part of our holiday celebration and in the spirit of giving, the Chamber offers support to a worthy cause.

DONATION REMINDER : Please open your hearts by donating cash or a gift card from a local grocery or department store. Thank you in advance for your generous support.
Booth Sales NOW OPEN for the 2018 Aurora Chamber Home & Living Show

This three-day event is a great way to generate leads for a year’s worth of business — many exhibitors use it as their primary annual marketing tool.


2018 Aurora Chamber Home & Living Show Booth Sales Schedule

PHASE 1: Exclusive to 2017 Exhibitors — November 21st to December 1st

PHASE 2: Exclusive to Aurora Chamber Members — December 4th to December 15th

PHASE 3: Open to All Businesses — December 18th


Sign up early as we always sell out!
Travel with the Chamber: Discover Bali & Iceland

Booking Deadlines

Bali : January 4, 2018

Iceland : January 30, 2018

Discover incredible travel opportunities brought to you by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Indus Travels.

Experience exceptional destinations for an amazing price! All of the details are looked after so you can enjoy a hassle-free group travel experience. 

Trips are available to everyone, you do not have to be a member to participate in this incredible travel opportunity.
LAST CALL

Professional Headshots: ONLY $50 THIS FRIDAY!

This is the final opportunity for members to take advantage of an incredible opportunity to get a professional headshot for an extremely discounted rate.

Registration closes December 7th at 12 noon.

Aurora Public Library - Local History Room
Friday, December 8, 2017
$50 for members with code MEMBER25
Only a few spots left — advance registration required.
2018 Peer Mentorship Pilot Project

Are you facing challenges in your business? Participate in a peer mentorship pilot project facilitated by a certified business coach!

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce is hosting peer mentorship programs early in 2018 at a fraction of the cost of individual coaching sessions. 

Interested? Contact Sandra Watson at 905-727-7262 x23 or s.watson@aurorachamber.on.ca .
Thank You to the Aurora Business Community for an Amazing 2017 Event

Thank you to all of the incredible nominees, sponsors and attendees for making the 2017 Aurora Chamber Business Excellence Awards a huge success.

Read about the event in The Auroran Newspaper .

Congratulations to all of the 2017 Business Excellence Awards (BEA) nominees, finalists and award recipients!

Awards were presented in five categories at the Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony, including: Business Excellence : Aurora Orthodontics & Whitehots Inc.; Community Involvement : MR Menswear; New Business Venture : Artistica Ballroom Dance Studio; Non-Profit of the Year : CHATS; Trailblazer : Food in Motion. 
We sincerely appreciate our incredible sponsors , including the Town of Aurora, Bell, Magna International Inc., TD, BDC, Metroland Media - The Aurora Banner, Sigma Promotions, The Auroran and Glenn Rodger Photography. 

Member News

Welcome New Members!
Help us give our newest members a warm welcome to the Chamber community.

Member Updates
Our valued member, ALIFEKEY , is celebrating 20 years in business. Sharron Smyth began her business as a sole proprietorship in 1997. Congratulations!
Our valued member, Aurora Shopping Centre , is hosting an annual charity wrap in partnership with The Lions Club. They will wrapping gifts in unit 106 and accepting non-perishable food donations. Santa will be in attendance most Saturdays, along with a photo booth on Saturday, December 16th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Please support this local charity fundraiser!
Our valued member, Millenium Shutters & Blinds , is challenging chamber members, local businesses and individuals to participate in their Reverse Advent Calendars initiative. Donations will be given to the local food bank at Christmas time.
Our valued member, Summit Paints , is hosting their first annual holiday event, a Ladies Night, tonight from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Membership Benefits

Chamber Network Savings
Grand & Toy

Specialized chamber program provides more choices and deeper savings!

Aurora Chamber members receive preferred pricing. Up to 85 percent off over 7,500 quality office products including office supplies, technology, furniture, cleaning, breakroom, print and promotional products. 
Local Member Savings
The Auroran

Advertise in The Auroran at discounted rates exclusive to Aurora Chamber members. 
Member-to-Member (M2M) Savings

Take advantage of M2M discounts offered by Aurora Chamber members, for Aurora Chamber members only

Featured M2M Discount

Walt's Bistro Bar & Grill: Aurora Chamber members and seniors will receive a 15 percent discount on all menu items, including the Big Brunch Buffet on Sundays.  

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Members and local businesses are invited to place an ad on our website to reach an average of 6,000+ unique visitors each month. Keep your business top-of-mind in Aurora!

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