Chamber Insider  |  January 11, 2018
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Advocacy - Working For You
City Budget: Brandon Chamber General Manager and Board members were on hand last night for the City of Brandon Public Budget Forum held at City Hall.

Manitoba Business: The Manitoba Chamber of Commerce held a luncheon on January 8th that featured the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains. He spoke to a number of issues that are critical to Manitoba and the potential for future growth . Read the article here.
The Power of the Chamber Network - Through your Brandon Chamber of Commerce membership, you are part of the Chamber network - which is supported by the Canadian and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Sponsorship Opportunities


In The News
Head Downtown: This weekend is the 3rd Annual Wheat City Nuit Blanche returns to Brandon. On Saturday, find live music performances, art, interactive kiosks and more at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba and other locations including Fraser Sneath Coffee, Brandon General Museum, Benny's and the New System Store. Find out more.

RBC Pulls Business Metrics into One View - RBC has launched MyBusiness Dashboard - a free tool for any small business owner. Available on the go across devices, MyBusiness Dashboard can draw all your performance metrics into one interactive display to help you make better decisions. Learn more.

Changes: Crocus Credit Union and Erickson Credit Union have merged into Compass Credit Union.

Congratulations: Brandon University is celebrating the 5 year anniversary of their Healthy Living Centre. Pop into the Centre to learn more about it.

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Member Profile
Interview with Karissa Deg, Store Manager with RONA Brandon
What d RONA Brandon oes your business offer to your customers?
RONA is a complete building supply store offering products/services for all types of jobs, new buil ds/renovations etc.     

What are the goals for your business?
Educate public of all the services and new products offered, improve overall customer experience and improve efficiencies.

Chamber Events
Friday, January 12, 2018 Friday Coffee
9:00 - 10:00 am
Join us for a special Friday Coffee @ the Chamber on January 12th with special guest, Jeff Schumacher, the new Keystone Centre General Manager. 
These mini events are an excellent networking opportunity for you and your business. No RSVPs, no speeches and open to all, the Coffees are a great way to catch up with colleagues, meet new-comers and practice your networking skills in a casual setting.  
These events are graciously sponsored by Tim Hortons

Thursday, January 18, 2018 January Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Clarion Hotel & Suites
The Business Climate Survey, last completed in 2015, is an important tool to assess the needs and concerns of our membership by feeling the pulse of the business owners in our community. The results of the survey allow the Chamber to address its priorities moving forward; it also provides information for policy and decision makers to create action around the business sector's needs. The survey is presented by MNP LLP.

Luncheon generously sponsored by: myITsource 

Thursday, January 25, 2018  RONA Brandon
5:00 - 7:00 pm
2404 Park Ave, Brandon, MB
Join us with host RONA - J&G Supply for complimentary refreshments and socializing after work. RONA Brandon's newly renovated store is a one-stop shop for all your construction and renovation project needs. Their new Design Centre offers 3,000 square feet of inspirational space and full renovations services.

Come and enjoy this informal event; it's a great networking opportunity to create new contacts and grow your business while enjoying some food and drink, and getting to know this growing enterprise.   
Monday, January 29, 2018 Bell Let_s Talk
7:30 - 9:00 am
Victoria Inn
People today are talking more and more about Mental Health including in the workplace. Join us for breakfast and hear the story of one of Bell's Let's Talk Ambassadors, All-Star Middle Linebacker Shea Emry
Interested in sponsoring the event? Email us today

Thursday, February 15, 2018 CENTUM Mortgage
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Victoria Inn
Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods is the world's largest manufacturer to grow, make and sell their own line of hemp products. Hear from their Director of Farm Services, Clarence Shwaluk as he shares their story on linking farm activity and acre contracting to retail shelf.
Luncheon generously sponsored by: CENTUM Mortgage 

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