Message from the Executive Director

Thank you to everyone who contributed in some way to making the President's Casino Night a success! From Event Sponsors, Prize donors, Emerald Community Centre for hosting, Iain McCarvill for being the Emcee, KACC event committee, decorators, volunteer dealers and to everyone who came to make the evening great! It takes a team to organize and run an event but it is the people who make it such a success! To see photos of the evening, click here!

We are offering some information sessions and networking events over the next month, if you can please take advantage of these opportunities as we are aiming to offer training in areas that we feel would benefit you while getting to know your fellow members and learning more about a member's business. We are excited to be hosting the next coffee mixer at Schurman Family Farm in Spring Valley where we will get a short tour followed by Coffee and treats and will have the opportunity to ask questions about the Farm. Please let me know if you would like to host a coffee mixer at your location.

Upcoming Events:
Wednesdays in May & June (meets at noon) - Walking Club
Thur, May 26th & Thur, June 2nd - 6:00pm-9:00pm - Emergency First Aid Course (2 evening sessions)
Thur, June 2nd - 8:30am - Morning Coffee Mixer at Schurman Family Farm
Mon, June 6th - 10:00am - SMARdi Marketing virtual session on Social Media
Wed, Sep 21st - KACC Golf Tournament at Anderson's Creek - sponsored by ScotiaWealth Management (Wade Hulbert)- Invites coming out soon!

Please follow our social media accounts @ktownchamber to keep up to date on events, learn more about the benefits offered and your fellow members!

Julie Corbett
Looking to update your own or your employees Emergency First Aid Certification? There is a 2 part course over 2 evenings to do this. Dates are coming up fast and spaces are limited. Thursday, May 26th & Thursday, June 2nd from 6:00pm -9:00pm.
Please let Julie know by May 31st if you plan to attend or book online Coffee and snacks will be provided!
What will you do if social media disappeared tomorrow? How would your typical customer learn about your, your services and the problems you solve for them? How will you reach your ideal customers without wasting time or resources? Cold-calling? Yuck.
While word-of-mouth is a great way for people to validate your businesses quality, credibility and services... It’s great if you are ok with attracting new clients at a snails pace...but who optimizes for a slow path to growth?
Join us on June 6th @10 AM to learn the basics about lead generation, why it’s important for local businesses, how you can use it to leverage your social media efforts with the end in mind -- profits!
Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP to reserve your seat.
To register for this free webinar, please click here or contact Julie at
Contract opportunity - Project Coordinator for the Heart of PEI Initiative
Please submit your interest before Fri, May 27th

The Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce is requesting proposals for a contracted Project Coordinator to assist in the coordination of resources, equipment, meetings and information for the Heart of PEI project. The Project Coordinator will, with guidance from the Heart of PEI Committee, prioritize and organize projects with the goal of getting them completed on time and within budget. In consultation with the Heart of PEI Committee, the ideal candidate will oversee the Heart of PEI's brand and marketing in accordance with the Heart of PEI’s Initiative's Strategic Tourism Implementation Plan.
Contact if you are interested or for more info!

The Kensington & Area Chamber is happy to offer this new benefit for payment processing. Click on the image to fill out the form to see if it might be a good move to switch for your business!
Marketing Bootcamp
Get Ready for Summer 2022 - Marketing Bootcamp with Volume 18
Join the team at Volume 18 to learn marketing tips for hiring, ways to WOW your customer, Tiktoks and Reels, making the most of your media budget and the how to's of working with Influencers! Leave the session with a great Summer Starter Checklist!
Sessions being offered all across PEI.
May 24 - 1:00 to 4:00 - Stanley Bridge Resort
May 25 - 1:00 to 4:00 - King's Playhouse
Register today to get your summer season started on the right foot!
Just in time for the busy 2022 season! Don't miss this Financial Success Series - Personal Matters!! on June 21/22 Limited seating so reserve your spot now!
PEIBW Summer Pitchfest 2022
Are you an Island woman entrepreneur in an early growth-stage business, seeking growth capital for an innovative business venture or to further develop or launch a new product or service?
If so, we invite you to participate in PEIBWA's Sensational Summer PitchFest 2022 - the first pitch competition of its kind to be offered exclusively to women entrepreneurs across Prince Edward Island, with the opportunity to win $15,000 Cash!
All eligible applicants will have the opportunity to participate in the business training and pitching skills workshops with industry experts.
Learn more about eligibility requirements, important dates and FAQs HERE.
There are changes to the Employment Standards Act regarding Pay Transparency that are coming into force in Prince Edward Island on June 1, 2022. During the last Fall sitting of the Provincial Legislature a Private Members Bill was passed, which amended the Employment Standards Act to include these new rules.

Click here for more information
Member News!
Trailside Bottle Exchange - Summers hours and Info
For more info visit their Facebook page

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Burlington Go-Karts & Amusement Park

Burlington go karts is a family owned business that will provide fun and employment to our community .
We are dedicated to providing a fun and safe experience for all racing enthusiasts.
Although we are primarily a go- kart facility, our park also offers other forms of entertainment from laser tag and airsoft to mini golf and bumper boats.
We will work hard to provide adventure seekers an unforgettable experience and our goal is to see everyone leave with a smile on their face. New to the park we will have soft serve ice cream.

Anderson's Creek
PEI's Most Enjoyable Golf Experience. One of PEI's most unique courses with a fun & social atmosphere. Golf. Social. Fun. Membership & Public Play Welcomed. Rentals available, driving range open to the public.
Our great membership options are built with locals in mind and best value golf packages are perfect for the traveling golfer.
The course is laid out over undulating lands with big greens and water hazards placed on 9 holes. The most distinct feature of Andersons Creek is the creek itself.
Andersons Creek Golf Club: Great Golf, Great People, lots of fun!

Find more information on our website: