West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce E-Newsletter

2016 Chamber Committees


The West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce has established their committees for 2016. Committees consist of a Chairperson, members of the Board of Directors and members-at-large, who do not necessarily have to be on the Board of Directors, but must be Chamber of Commerce Members in good standing. The Chamber is seeking members for the following committees:

Marketing and Website Committee
- This Committee will give direction and input to staff on all printed, digital and on-line marketing, including design, layout and distribution;

 

All business community branding and website work in relation to the West Nipissing Business Growth Initiative is related to this Committee.

 

 

Youth Entrepreneurship Committee

- This Committee will assist staff in coordinating a Youth Entrepreneurship Symposium targeted to local high school students;

 

- The results of the Leakage Analysis and Market Feasibility Study will be shared at the Symposium promoting entrepreneurship as a viable career.

 


West Nipissing Agricultural Task Force Committee

- This Committee consists of five sector members and five community members;

 

- The mandate of the West Nipissing Agricultural Task Force is to promote the local agricultural sector and ensure local food security in Northeastern Ontario now and for the future success of the agriculture industry in West Nipissing;

 

- This Committee will assist staff in organizing a regional Agricultural Symposium that will raise awareness of the full sector needs in the area, feature expert speakers as well as farmers with concurrent and breakout sessions during the conference. 


 

Business Development Workshop Committee 

- The committee will identify topics of interest that the business community would benefit from and that they would find valuable;

 

- Tasks include organizing workshops and sourcing industry specific facilitators, creating workbooks that can be used during the session and in the workplace, as well as provide business owners with the necessary tools required to address areas of their business that they are not currently maximizing on.


 

Feast on the Farm Committee

- The event will highlight the use of local food and increase visibility for area farmers and local chefs. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet their local food producers and chefs;

 

- This committee is tasked with identifying and recruiting chefs to participate, coordinating all event logistics, seeking sponsorship, selling tickets and ensuring that the focus of the event is to showcase local food.

 

Business Awards Committee

- The event is focused on honouring the entrepreneurs in West Nipissing, recognizing excellence achieved and also promoting an active and engaged business community;

 

- This Committee will assist staff in coordinating all event logistics, seeking sponsorship and coordinating the nomination process.


 

Golf Tournament Committee

- The event provides business owners and their staff a team building opportunity as well as networking session with members of the business community;
 

- This Committee will assist staff in coordinating all event logistics, seeking sponsorship and registering golfers.


Chamber Members are welcome to submit their interest in joining a specific committee by emailing info@westnipissingchamber.ca or calling the Chamber office at 705-753-5672.

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West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce
200 Main Street, Unit B
Sturgeon Falls, ON
P2B 1P2
Tel: 705-753-5672 Fax: 705-580-5672
info@westnipissingchamber.ca