Chamber Insider  | May 10, 2018

Last week, staff and members of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce attended Manitoba Chambers of Commerce's 87th Annual General Meeting.

There were over 90 delegates at this AGM discussed policy and best business practices while hearing from prominent members of the Manitoba business community.

Over the two days of the AGM, the 24 Chambers in attendance passed 21 resolutions, culminating in a strong platform for Chambers and businesses all across Manitoba to rally behind and enact positive change for the business community.

Click on the links below to learn more!

 Summary of the AGM


 Updated Policy Manual


In The News

Manitoba Education and Training -The Manitoba Government is inviting business leaders in Brandon to attend a brainstorming session on May 16 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at Brandon University to co-design ways to better align the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative. Click here for more information.

Mayoral Announcement - Mayor Rick Chrest announced that he will be seeking a 2nd term as Mayor for the City of Brandon. The Municipal election is slated for October 24th.

Tidy Up Tuesdays - Join the City of Brandon and many other businesses around Brandon "Tidy Up" around the city. Be sure to register with the City next Tuesday May 15th from 4pm - 8pm, and click here for more information.

New Location! - Progressive Sanitation has recently moved to a new location! You can now find them at 372 Park Avenue East, be sure to say hi!

Golf Tournaments - Join Sunrise, Vanguard/Catalyst & Westoba Credit Unions for golf on Monday, June 11th at the Shilo Country Club! Click here for more information (And while you're at it, sign up for the Chamber Golf Tournament on June 13th by clicking here!)

Do you have a story to tell? Send your Member News stories to the Chamber and we can let everybody know in our next issue! 

Member Spotlight - Canadian Linen & Uniform Service

We took some time to chat with Roy Gibbons, Manager of our local Canadian Linen and Uniform Service and find out more about their business.

Did you know that they actually provide more than just linens and uniforms? Contrary to the name of their business, Canadian Linen & Uniform Service actually host a much wider variety of supplies, from aprons all the way down to napkins.

Member Benefits - Cost Saving Programs

  • As a member of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, you are eligible to apply for a Chamber-sponsored Esso Business Card
  • Reduce of eliminate unwanted driver spending with purchasing restrictions
  • Earn point or miles with the Esso Extra or Aeroplan Programs!

Thursday, May 17, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
UCT Pavilion  - Keystone Centre
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Brandon Chamber of Commerce Office
Wednesday, June 6 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Clarion Hotel & Suites
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