Executive Link - June 2018
The Power of Google 360 Tours

Another important Google Enhancement you can make at your Chamber/Board.  As well, please feel free to share this video with your members!

The Art of Dealing with Challenging Chamber Members 
By Amy Gitchell, ChamberMaster

"I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to." - Unknown
Read the article... (please note that CEO will upload these articles to the member only area of our website)

Change Happens....

Oakville Chamber of Commerce

Click here for all of the information!

Grimsby & District Chamber of Commerce
The Grimsby & District Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome Rebecca Shelley as our new Office Manager.
Rebecca will move into providing the Chamber with excellent management of membership programs and events, when Jinny retires at the end of June. 
Rebecca brings 20 years of professional experience, most recently from Bell Media. She has many years of office management, administrative, o rganizational and coordination experience. Her background embraces small- and medium-sized businesses, including a wine agency, a media company, and an IT security firm run by former Dragon Robert Herjavec.

Grimsby Chamber's 1st Vice President, Kristen Butryn states, "Rebecca's strong administrative background and broad set of organizational skills will support the Chamber's growth in the coming years. We are thrilled to have her join us."

Jinny Day will be retiring on June 29, 2018. We wish well Jinny!

Newmarket Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Tracy Walter as the new President and CEO.... read more

Stouffville Chamber of Commerce
Karen Wootton, Executive Director

Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade
Nicole Gibson, Interim Executive Director

Meet Your 2nd Vice Chair and Secretary 2018-2019
2nd Vice Chair
Gail Hundt
Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce
and winner of the 2018 James Gordon Carnegie Award

Gail Hundt joined the team of the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce in 1995, having previously volunteered as a Director.   Noting first-hand the Chamber benefits to business, it sparked interest when the opportunity came for the employed position of President and CEO.  Prior to this position, Gail was an employee with National Trust for 18+ years, leaving her management role to lead the CK Chamber of Commerce. Read more....

Keanin Loomis
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

Keanin is the President & CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer of Innovation Factory, located at McMaster Innovation Park, and a lawyer at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Washington, DC.
He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and the College of William & Mary School of Law. He lives with his wife and three children in Downtown Hamilton.

Ottawa Business Journal:  West Ottawa Board of Trade, Ottawa Chamber of Commerce set to merge without Orléans

TB Newswatch: Chamber of Commerce welcomes review of stat holiday pay rules Timmins Chamber policies get backing from provincial organization

CBC: Chamber wants candidates to make business concerns a priority during election

Chatham Daily News: C-K chamber boss wins award

Sault This Week: Chamber of Commerce bends the ears of Ontario candidates

Brampton Guardian: Are the Ontario Tories muzzling some candidates? Taxation, red tape hinders competitiveness - chair of Cdn Chamber of Commerce

Financial Post: Trans Mountain tactics come to Greater Toronto, threatening a badly needed rail hub