Stay Healthy!! Stay Safe! Be Kind!!!
Thank you to those who purchased tickets to the Annual President's Dinner with guest storyteller Alan Buchanan. We are looking forward to a great evening at the beautiful Clinton Hills and networking safely.
Thank you to the Event Sponsors for their support for the
President's Dinner!
Looking for a Summer Student!

If you know of a returning student between the ages of 15-30 that would be interested in a summer position with the Chamber, please ask them to forward their resume to
You are invited!
On May 14th, we invite you to join us alongside area tourism operators, stakeholders and community members at the unveiling ceremony of an exciting art piece displayed within The Town of Kensington’s Gazebo!
Over the last few months, the Heart of PEI working committee and The Town of Kensington have been collaborating with local artists in the development of cultural artwork aimed at showcasing all things representative of the area; celebrating our land and shores and creating authentic experiences in the Heart of PEI. 
What: Heart of PEI Art Installation unveiling 
When: Friday, May 14th, 2021
Time: 4:00PM 
Location: Kensington Rail Yards
Master of Ceremonies: Coreen Pickering
4:00PM - Welcome from dignitaries / special guests
4:15PM - Official unveiling 
4:30PM - Light snack and refreshments 
This event is taking place in accordance with the Province of Prince Edward Island’s current COVID-19 Health regulations. Mandatory masks, physical distancing will be enforced and added safety measures will be in place for your safety. 
The Heart of PEI is a Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce led initiative with a five-year implementation plan to enhance the area's destination appeal, strengthen authentic and unique experiences, bring awareness to product offerings in the area and increase visitation to come celebrate our land and shores.
Atlantic Business Magazine
Top 50 CEO
Congratulations to Chad Mann, CEO of ADL, on being named one of Atlantic Business Magazine Top 50 CEO.

ADL is a member of the KACC and is an event sponsor for the upcoming President's Dinner.

"When it comes to Leadership, ADL CEO Chad Mann is it. No matter the challenge, he sees opportunity."

Upcoming webinar hosted by the GSCC

Canadian Drone Law and Drone Training Tips
Join Lee Dodson, President of the Slemon Park 'Skygate Drone Training Academy' and the Transport Canada advanced drone instructor for the region, for a short presentation on the rules surrounding the use of drones in public places and what it takes to become a safe, professional drone pilot. Also check out some drone equipment and how drones are used in business to increase productivity.
The CCTP Tourism Ignition Fund has been created to financially support innovative product development that entice locals and visitors to explore the central coastal region. The goal is to build and sustain a stronger profile of events, infrastructure and assets within the Green Gables Shore and Red Sands Shore. Applicants are encouraged to pursue opportunities that will increase revenue streams for their own private business. This can be achieved by offering new product, adding capacity, creating a new event, and/or building new visible infrastructure.
There will be two intakes for CCTP's Tourism Ignition Fund. First intake of applications will close on May 31, 2021 with applications being awarded on June 4, 2021. All activities that fall within the first intake should be completed on or before September 15th, 2021 with costs eligible from date of application to September 15th, 2021.Second intake of applications will be ongoing with further deadlines to be announced as they are confirmed. Any projects awarded in the second intake must be completed on or before March 1, 2022 with costs eligible from date of application to March 1, 2022.
All questions are welcomed! Please email
Click here for application details
How to get your business online quickly to keep selling during a crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing more customers online, giving businesses an opportunity to get online quickly or enhance their online presence to make sales.
There are many platform options to move your business online if you haven’t already.
Here are the six key things that Lockyer recommends business owners do to become web-based sellers.
Vaccine update for PEI

Beginning Monday, May 10, 2021, individuals 16-29 years of age and older can book their appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as per the following schedule:

  • Beginning Monday, May 10: individuals born in the months of January – March
  • Beginning Tuesday, May 11: individuals born in the months of April - June
  • Beginning Wednesday, May 12: individuals born in the months of July - September
  • Beginning Thursday, May 13: individuals born in the months of October - December
or call toll-free 1-844-975-3303
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Introducing Hugr
Loneliness and isolation are at an all-time high—so is the impact on employees. The Hugr Authentic Connections app can help. Effective April 1, 2021, the premium version of Hugr was made available for free to all Chambers Plan members. Hugr is a mental wellness app, available on the App Store or Google Play, designed to help people feel connected. Through the self-guided digital program, members can measure their level of social connection, discover how to build and maintain authentic connections, and regularly share how they’re feeling with those closest to them. The premium version for Chambers Plan members also includes materials to develop evidence-based skills to identify and close gaps in their social connections through iCBT (Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
MEMBERS - Please send along any news or announcements that you would like the Chamber to share on our social media pages and with the other Chamber Members!
Camp Triumph
Camp Triumph is a unique summer camp, which fills a need for an often unrecognized group of children. Camp Triumph is for children who have a sibling or parent with a serious chronic illness or disability.
Registration is now open for summer 2021!! AND, you can fill it out completely online. Find all the details here.
Willow Bakery Cafe
Jocelyn and Jared Tobias put their heart and soul into everything they do. The Willow Bakery & Café opened on Monday, March 16, 2020….. YES… the day that all the COVID-19 restrictions began. It was a bitter sweet day for them. The community support has been overwhelming and you can see the joy in their faces as they greet the regular customers by name and welcome new customers!
Follow them on social media and see what their daily specials are that you won't be able to resist! Stop in at 13 Commercial St. for a tasty snack or lunch!
Call them at 902-303-5127.  
Instagram – @thewillowbakerypei
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