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21st Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us as we celebrate the accomplishments and successes of local businesses and business persons at our 21st Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala on Thursday, September 22nd at Tosca Banquet Hall!
Register here to reverse your spot at this 'event of the year!'
Ontario Chamber of Commerce Announces First Data's New "Meet or Beat" Promotion!
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is proud to partner with First Data - a global leader in merchant services. Exclusive to members of the Chamber network. First Data is now offering a free cost analysis promotion, where they will guarantee to "Meet or Beat" your members' current rate, or they will give them a $1000pre-paid MasterCard.

This is a great opportunity for your members to see how much they can save while getting sound recommendations about how they can accept payments from clients anytime, anywhere!

Please contact Nadim Awan, Partner Relationship Manager at First Data directly if you have any questions at nadim.awan@firstdata.com or 905.602.3548.   
Small Business: Too Big 2 Ignore Roundtable
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - Chamber Office Boardroom

We want to hear from the businesses in our community!  We encourage our members businesses with under 100 employees to join us as we lead a roundtable discussion about the underlying challenges that are weighing on small businesses and stifling job creation. 

Click here to register for this roundtable discussion!

The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Ontario Chamber Network is proud to be a part of the ambitious campaign, Small Business: Too Big to Ignore.

This campaign highlights the important contributions of small businesses to our economy and communities, and seeks to actively engage small businesses across the province in investigating the top barriers to small business growth - and identify solutions to overcome those challenges.

CHAMBER EVENTS

July 14, 2016


August 10, 2016


September 22, 2016


COMMUNITY EVENTS

July 20, 2016


Every Saturday
Tank Saturdays


Every Wednesday
Show and Shine


October 13 - 19, 2016 
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce will once again be honouring the achievements and successes of local businesses and business persons at our 21st Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala. The Chamber welcomes the opportunity to discuss the available below sponsorship opportunities with you to maximize your company's recognition and value at this prestigious event. If you have any questions regarding sponsorships, please contact Nancy Shaw or Ashley Bain at the Chamber at 905.728.1683.
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COUPON OF THE MONTH...

Roughley Insurance Brokers Ltd.

1000 Simcoe St., N.
Oshawa , ON 
L1G 4W4
(905) 576-7770

20% discount for Home and Auto Insurance Roughley is pleased to offer eligible GOCC members a 20% discount for Home and Auto insurance for members and their employees. Contact Roughley today to schedule a free no-obligation Insurance Audit so you can be sure that you are getting the right coverage at the right price.

Expires: 12/31/2016

DISCLAIMER:
The Association is not responsible for fulfillment of this coupon


B usiness Of The Month    
D.G. Biddle & Associates
On behalf of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ambassador Committee, congratulations to the team at D.G. Biddle & Associates on being named BUSINESS OF THE MONTH for JULY!
 
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Oshawa Walk of Fame 10th Anniversary Call For Nominations
The Oshawa Rotary Club is pleased to announce that it has been granted permission by the City of Oshawa to organize and host the 2016 Oshawa Walk of Fame induction ceremony this fall and in future years. The Oshawa Walk of Fame established in 2006, honours citizens of Oshawa, past and present who have made significant contributions to our community and beyond.  

Candidates for induction to the Oshawa Walk of Fame are sought through a public nomination process. The nominee [or family of the nominee if the nomination is posthumous] must agree to the nomination, prior to submission.   Nomination packages are forwarded to the Oshawa Walk of Fame selection panel, who are appointed by the Oshawa Walk of Fame Committee.   Past inductees include Sandy Holly, Tonya Lee Williams, Col. R.S. McLaughlin, Ed Broadbent, and Michael Starr.                         

Nominations are now open and will be accepted until August 6th.  Forms are available online at oshawarotary.org or at any branch of the Oshawa Public Libraries.   Nomination packages may be dropped off at any Oshawa Public libraries branch, or emailed to rotarycluboshawa@gmail.com.   For more information please contact Rotarian Louise Parkes at 905-925-4771.        

WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST MEMBERS!
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MEMBER BENEFITS

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Are you looking to get more involved in your local Chamber of Commerce? Wanting to make business contacts? Be involved in your community? 
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to sit on our 2016-2017 upcoming Chamber Committees.
Interested? Click the  here to learn more about the different committees and member responsibilities!
DO YOU HAVE NEWS TO SHARE?
If you are celebrating a major milestone such as receiving a professional award, celebrating a grand opening, new location, major expansion or special anniversary, or have news you want to share with fellow Chamber members, contact the Chamber at 905-728-1683 or email details to info@oshawachamber.com .