Volume 5 Issue 6| May, 2019
Business in the County
In This Issue
Greetings! this is what you will find in this issue of Business in the County :

  • Message From the Chair
  • Maximize Your Membership
  • M2M Discount Highlights
  • Group Savings Spotlight
  • Business in Your County
  • New Members Spotlight
  • Provincial Advocacy
  • Upcoming Events
Message from the Chair
Pete Renshaw, Chair
Dufferin Board of Trade
The Dufferin Board of Trade is proud to present the annual member favorite - Think Local Food Showcase and AGM (May 15th). Those in attendance in previous years know this is no ordinary AGM! Join us for a delicious locally inspired Marche dinner by the County's best restaurants and caterers, and an evening to celebrate everything local.

We welcome Wade Striebel to the Dufferin Board of Trade team. Wade will be joining us as our new Digital Media Manager, he brings years of experience when it comes to digital marketing. He will be attending this year’s AGM and looks forward to meeting and assisting DBOT members going forward. 
Maximize Your Membership
Members' Group
Join our group for digital networking and strengthen your member to member connections! A business community is only as strong as its network of connections. Join to stay up to date with DBOT, your fellow members, and everything to do with Thinking Local!

Member to Member Discounts
The Dufferin Board of Trade Member 2 Member Discount program offers discounts from proud DBOT members for their fellow members exclusively!

There are 25+ discounts available to members!
Group Savings!
The Dufferin Board of Trade offers many exclusive savings for members; everything from office supplies to shipping rate discounts!

Save money with your membership!
M2M Discount Highlights
Fheba Design
Fheba Design is a full-service digital marketing agency. 
15% off your next digital marketing investment.

Green Monkey Creative
Green Monkey Creative offers a full suite of marketing services for your business. 
15% off your first month of social media management.

Group Saving Spotlight
Grand and Toy

Specialized program extends more choices and deeper savings. Save on average UP TO 25% OFF competitor pricing. Get preferred pricing on select categories including coffee & tech accessories. Plus SAVE OVER 30% on paper.

Business in Your County
Think Local Showcase & AGM
The 3rd Annual Think Local Showcase will be on May 15th, 2019. If you attended the showcase in 2017 or 2018, you will likely remember enjoying a delicious, gourmet meal of local food, served by 6-10 of the best local culinary businesses, and networking with 100 of the top local business and political leaders. This year’s event will provide all of that – plus tours of the local winery, Adamo Estates , with a tasting of their local wine!


Building upon the success of the past two years’ events, we would like to offer a few local businesses the opportunity to be Think Local Supporters , and one Think Local Champion , sponsoring the event this year. Sponsors will be able to showcase their business and showcase their commitment to thinking local.

Please find the sponsorship package, here
New Members
New Members
Westend Family Chiropractic & Wellness
We offer so much more than the chiropractic adjustment! We have an area for the kids to play that is visible from our treatment area (and their own owl treatment table too!), a wobble chair area that helps mobilize the spine, stretching machine to help stretch those tight muscles, basic exercise equipment and other practitioners such as a Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) to ensure your body is getting all the attention it deserves and more!
Jolly Ranchers Daycare
Jolly Ranchers Daycare was conceptualized in late 2017 during a discussion among a few young mothers on their personal experience utilizing childcare resources in their respective communities.

The shared frustrations around the accessibility and availability around childcare grew into a business idea among these ambitious working mothers.


Workspace 22
Our modern coworking spaces offer a variety of plans for individuals or small businesses. Equipped with a wide range of services and high-speed internet, our offices are the perfect venue for brainstorming, networking and learning. Have a look at our site to learn more about our facilities and possibilities, and get in touch with one of our team members to schedule a visit.

Provincial Advocacy
Your business was represented at the OCC AGM
A representative from the Dufferin Board of Trade voted on over 30 resolutions at this year's Ontario Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting.

These resolutions help determine the key issues that the Ontario Chamber of Commerce focuses on in the upcoming year.  

We will keep you updated throughout the year on the progress of these resolutions.
Upcoming Events
Terry O'Reilly - Don't Outspend them, Outsmart them
May 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monora Park Pavilion, 500 Monora Park Drive  
Mono, Ontario

In a world where most advertisers don’t have huge budgets to trounce the competition, where small advertisers are up against deeper pockets, and where not–for–profit communicators struggle to make an impact, there is a way to gain remarkable returns. Marketing guru, Terry O’Reilly, host of CBC’s popular radio show Under the Influence explains how to outsmart the competition, not outspend them.


Empowering Women Through Values
May 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Orangeville Curling Club, 76 Fifth Avenue 
Orangeville, Ontario

Identifying your core values can be the guide to embracing life & business with passion and purpose. Being grounded in your values gives you the strength to live life courageously; empowering you to live the life you want to lead.

Think Local Showcase & AGM
May 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Adamo Estate Winery , 793366 3rd Line EHS 
Mono, ON

The 3rd Annual Think Local Showcase will be on May 15th, 2019. If you attended the showcase in 2017 or 2018, you will likely remember enjoying a delicious, gourmet meal of local food, served by 6-10 of the best local culinary businesses, and networking with 100 of the top local business and political leaders. This year’s event will provide all of that – plus tours of the local winery, Adamo Estates, with a tasting of their local wine!

Our Partners
Dufferin Board of Trade|519.941.0490|office@dufferinbot.ca| dufferinbot.ca