Volume 5 Issue 8| June, 2019
Business in the County
In This Issue
Greetings! this is what you will find in this issue of Business in the County :

  • Message From the Chair
  • Maximize Your Membership
  • M2M Discount Highlights
  • Group Savings Spotlight
  • Business in Your County
  • Dufferin Board of Trade Job Portal
  • 2019 Business Excellence Awards
  • Request for Film-Friendly Businesses
  • New Members Spotlight
  • Provincial Advocacy
  • Upcoming Events
Message from the Chair
Pete Renshaw, Chair
Dufferin Board of Trade
With summer in full swing the Dufferin Board of Trade is excited to announce our annual Business Excellence Awards . Our annual BEAs spotlight award worthy businesses and individuals in the county.

If you know a business or individual that is worthy of recognition , or you run a business you believe is worthy, nominate them today at https://dufferinbot.ca/bea

The Dufferin Board of Trade is also excited to announce that the Jobs In Dufferin job board has been well received by the community. In just under a month we have already seen over 8,000 pageviews. For years the Dufferin Board of Trade has proudly encouraged consumers to #ThinkLocal #ThinkDufferin and now, through www.JobsInDufferin.ca , is pleased to encourage residents to #ThinkLocal #Worklocal .
Maximize Your Membership
Member to Member Discounts
The Dufferin Board of Trade Member 2 Member Discount program offers discounts from proud DBOT members for their fellow members exclusively!

There are 25+ discounts available to members!
Group Savings!
The Dufferin Board of Trade offers many exclusive savings for members; everything from office supplies to shipping rate discounts!

Save money with your membership!
M2M Discount Highlights
Meridian Credit Union
Meridian Credit Union is a full service financial institution offering a variety of services ranging from chequing and savings accounts to long term investments mortgages loans lines of credit business banking commercial mortgages and insurance products to name a few!
Account Package Fee Waived!
Mono Arts and Graphics Printing LTD
Mono Arts & Graphics Printing Ltd. looks forward to assisting you with all your design, printing and copying needs. Their in-house graphics design team can assist you with artwork, image creation, and design ideas from start to finish. The one stop shop for all of your printing needs.
Purchase 500 Postcards for $69!

Group Saving Spotlight
First Data

If First Data can’t beat your current payment processing fees, they will pay you $1,000! 

For a no obligation review of your rates, send a copy of your current statement to our Membership Coordinator, Lisa.
Business in Your County
Dufferin Board of Trade Job Portal
JobsInDufferin.ca – over 8,000 pageviews this month

Are you posting your jobs there?

Röchling Engineering Plastics
Plastics Weld Operators
Northern Mat & Bridge LP
Dispatch Coordinator
Business Excellence Awards
The Annual Business Excellence Awards are here!

Nominations open today!

These awards recognizes businesses and individuals for their noteworthy accomplishments, long-standing contributions to Dufferin County, significant community involvement, and much more. 
Dufferin Film & Television Office
The Dufferin Board of Trade is excited to announce a new initiative.
In collaboration with the Town of Orangeville we will be launching a Film & Television Office for Dufferin County.

As we are still in the beginning phases, we are inviting film-friendly businesses to register with us to have their businesses spotlighted when we launch later this year.

For more information and to register, check out our new website at the link below
New Members
Globetrotter RV
Nature is waiting!! for you to join the millions of RV enthusiasts who appreciate the freedom rving has to offer. At Globetrotter RV Inc, they have everything you need to get started today. They believe that towing offers the best affordability and option to campers on the road, and for those wanting to experience the RV Cottage lifestyle, they have amazing models that can be parked seasonally.

Nestled in a serene setting, 55 minutes from downtown Toronto and just east of Orangeville there is a property where you will be transported to a relaxing and peaceful place with an abundance of energy.

Book their destination for your corporate retreat, wedding or event and experience their lush managed forests, blue clay pond, historic carriage house and iconic cabin along with many other amenities.

Draft Care
Draft Care is a beer and pop system installation and maintenance company servicing Dufferin County, the GTA, and surrounding areas. They are a local husband and wife team who purchased Draft Care from the previous owner in February of 2018. They take care of anything beer or pop related and pride themselves in their quality of work, and excellent customer service. They look forward to expanding within Dufferin County and growing alongside all of the fantastic local businesses!

Provincial Advocacy
Advocacy Win - Addressing the Affordability & Availability of Housing
In June 2019, the Government of Ontario passed Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 . The act introduces a series of legislative changes to streamline planning approvals, provide developers more certainty around what they can build and how much it will cost, and reduce the costs of building second units.
Upcoming Events
Cocktails & Connect
June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barley Vine Rail Co. -  35 Armstrong Street, Orangeville

Dufferin Women in Business is hosting a Cocktails and Connect Networking Event. 
Men are invited to join us for a great networking event.
It is FREE to attend, registration is required .

Maximize Your Membership
July 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Dufferin Board of Trade, 246372 Hockley Road,
Mono, Ontario

Hosted by the Dufferin Board of Trade: Join us for an information session covering everything you need to know to maximize your membership with the Dufferin Board of Trade. Hear about our exclusive offers to members, networking opportunities, and much more! Open to new, existing or prospective members!

4th Annual Dufferin Board of Trade Golf Tournament
August 22nd

I t’s time for the annual member favourite, the Play Local 4th Annual Golf Tournament presented by Dufferin Board of Trade!

Come out to enjoy a round of golf, a delicious dinner, a silent auction benefiting Headwaters Health Care Foundation and vie in friendly competition for the many prizes to be won!

Not a member?
Hey, are you ready to join the Dufferin Board of Trade?

Get access to exclusive member discounts, free access to post to our job portal, and much more!
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