Chamber Insider  |  October 11, 2017

Now Accepting Nominations!
The Brandon Chamber of Commerce is proud to be opening the call for nominations for our 2018 Business Achievement Awards!
Help us celebrate business success, innovation, leadership and contribution to our community! We encourage interested businesses to nominate themselves, or to nominate any qualified and deserving individual or member business!
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In The News
Stop Unfair Tax Changes: We, along with the Canadian Chamber are still working on stopping the tax changes.  Learn more and sign the petition here.

Pipeline: TransCanada's decision to abandon its Energy East pipeline will deal a serious blow to Canada's economy, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.  Read more.

Tax Killed: Amid uproar, feds remove employee-discount tax and call for consultation.  Read more.

NAFTA: Blame Mexico, Canada is not your problem, Trudeau to tell Trump as NAFTA talks resume.  Read more.

First Thanksgiving: Brandon University hosts biggest Thanksgiving celebration yet for international students.  Read more.

Brandon Cracks Top 20: The city is the ranked 13th among Canada's Most Open Cities, and first among those under 50,000.  Read more.

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

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Chamber Events
Monday October 16, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Millennials: Taking Charge and Changing Business 
Millennials - more than one third of Canada's working age population - are changing companies just like they're changing everything else. 
Corporate charity is passé.  Company purpose is king.  Millennials want their companies to be not just among the best in the world, but the best for the world.  They're using profitable business models that create social and environmental benefits.  
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Website Marketing
11:45 am - 1:00 pm

I want to start email marketing with newsletters - now what?
Do you have a current e-newsletter or want to start one? Learn how to market directly to your clients with email. Bring your lunch and join Scott Kasprick from Reaxion Graphics as he talks about email marketing.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Career Connections - 710 3rd Street
Join us after work with hosts Career Connections and enjoy this complimentary, informal social event.   
It's a great networking opportunity to create new contacts and grow your business while enjoying a few refreshments, and getting to know more about your fellow members. Open to all employees of our member businesses; feel free to bring your colleagues. No RSVP required, come and go as your schedule allows; hope to see you there! 

Chamber Programs
Membership Deals
Member Profiles
Affinity Program
Member 2 Member Deals
Did you know that you can post deals for other Chamber members to take advantage of?  Create some new business and awareness while posting some new M2M deals on the website! Log into the MIC to post your deals!  

Member Profiles
Showcase your business or a staff member by being featured in an upcoming Insider under our Member Profiles.

Affinity Partners
Whether you're a solo entrepreneur, home-based business or part of a larger firm, benefits are a very important part of your financial security. The Chambers Plan creates a solid foundation for that security, based on a benefit program that can be designed specifically for business owners of any size.

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