FALL MEMBERS' MIXER
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5-7pm
Willie's Beach Bar

How was your summer? Want to stay "in-the-know"? Come on out on Thursday, October 11 and join fellow members for what always turns out to be a fun and informative evening.

We've invited representatives from several partner organizations that serve and support business in this in this area.

Remember to bring your marketing materials to display on the Members Showcase.

CELEBRATE THE SEASON AWARDS DINNER
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6-9pm
Hessenland Country Inn

Tickets: $55 per person (includes all taxes
and gratuities)

Our largest event of the year celebrates and recognizes business savvy, creativity, customer service and community.

Celebrate the Season looks back to the passing year's challenges and successes while looking forward to the new year to come.

For one low ticket price, enjoy a guest speaker, award presentations, silent auction, 3-course gourmet meal, and socializing at one of the area's foremost banquet facilities.

ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW


Please donate to the silent auction. Call Susan at 519-238-2001 for details.
SHOW THE LOVE! 
Nominate a Business or Individual
Deadline October 19, 2018
Business of the Year
Entrepreneur of the Year
David Scatcherd Community Spirit Award
Phyllis Statchuk Customer Service Excellence Award
  • Send us your nomination by the deadline - October 19, 2018.
  • Be sure - and this is VERY IMPORTANT - to tell us why you nominated that business or person. Give us as much detail as possible. You can attach a Word or PDF document to the online form.
  • Anyone can make a nomination - resident, cottager, area visitor.
  • For the business awards, any Grand Bend & Area Chamber of Commerce member business OR Lambton Shores located business is eligible.
  • For the citizen awards, anyone living in the area is eligible. For the David Scatcherd Community Spirit Award nominate someone in a volunteer role. For the Phyllis Statchuk Customer Service Excellence Award you can nominate a volunteer or employee.
  • You can nominate the same business or person in more than one category, as long as they meet the award's criteria.
  • You may be contacted by the Awards Committee for additional information.
  • Award recipients are announced at the Celebrate the Season Business Awards Dinner held in November.

SUBMIT NOMINATION ONLINE

SEE PREVIOUS YEARS' AWARD RECIPIENTS
EARLY BIRD RENEWAL COUNTDOWN
10 Days Left in the Early Bird Contest
Better than 1 in 187 Chance of Winning

Renew your membership during the Early Bird Contest period, on or before September 30, and you could win your 2019 membership for FREE!

Pay now with your credit card

Pay with Interac e-transfer through your bank - use info@grandbendtourism.com and the password "sunset"

Write a cheque - make payable to "Grand Bend & Area Chamber of Commerce

Visit with cash - we're open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm.

ALL membership fees are due on November 1, 2018. Membership decals for 2019 will be mailed out December 3 to members who have paid.

Want to pay by cheque, but think you might forget? Send us a postdated cheque, will cash it on November 1.
FINAL DAYS OF 2019 VISITOR GUIDE AD SALES!
Booking Deadline: October 12, 2018
Artwork Deadline: November 9, 2018

If you're not in the guide, how will customers find you?

Be in the guide people ask for. Enjoy year-long exposure. 
Distribution of 35,000 copies is local and Ontario-wide, plus:
  • Your print ad is linked to your website or facebook page
  • Digital version of the guide is published on GrandBendTourism.com, which has 171k visitors annually
  • Your business is listed in the advertisers' directory
  • Your location is mapped on the pull-out Lambton Shores map or town map (Bayfield, Exeter, Hensall, Zurich, Regional) or regional map
CONTACT: 
  • Judy, 519-235-4115, windrosejudy@gmail.com
  • Barry, 519-852-5009, windrosebarry@gmail.com