May 4, 2016
Assiniboia Chamber of                                      
Upcoming Chamber Events!
Chamber Notes!

-The MB Chambers of Commerce  AGM will be held this weekend in Portage La Prairie, May 6-8. Members of your board and staff will be in attendance to further our chamber programs.

-The 2016/17 Member Events Schedule being developed. If there are particular topics or speakers of interest let us know for inclusion I the programming. .

- Coming Soon! In our ongoing effort to provide value to our members, we will be distributing a short member survey via email in the coming months. In the meantime should you have any suggestions do contact Richard at 774-4154 or

- Sponsorship Opportunities. The 2016/17 sponsorship package is in development and available soon. This is a great option to promote your business and brand to our members and general interest community. If you have interest, contact Richard at the chamber to discuss and be timely for the member guide production and distribution to 4,000 businesses.
Assiniboia Chamber AGM & Awards Dinner. May 19, 2016

Join guest host Ace Burpee  and his unique MC stylings as we celebrate the chambers Annual General Meeting and Awards Dinner. This is the highlight of our chamber year as we complete our business series and take the opportunity to recognize some outstanding individuals in our community and enjoy a wonderful evening out. Annual awards in the categories Lifetime Achievement, Long-Time Active Member and Spirit of Achievement will be presented. Our fundraising charity of choice is the Deer Lodge Centre Foundation with raffle sponsors including Winnipeg Goldeyes and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Holiday Inn Airport West
Chateau Riel Room
Cocktails 5:30PM
Dinner     6:30pm 
Tickets $75.00
Book your tickets                                 

Collaborate to Compete Event, June 2
The Partnership of the Manitoba Capital Region is hosting a one day event on June 2, 2016.

Metro regions have a role to play in economic growth in transnational trade and in improving the competitiveness of Canada and North America. Through Collaborate to Compete, we bring municipalities together to help with exactly that. 

This year's Collaborate to Compete  - will explore:
  • Regional Economic Development Models
  • Setting Conditions for a Competitive Region
  • Building a Collaborative Regional Transportation Network to Compete Globally
For further details and event updates go to
Annual Chamber Golf Tournament - June 17 Assiniboine Golf Club
The courses are opening and it's getting close to that time of year for the  Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament. Mark your calendars for Friday June 17 at the Assiniboine Golf club. As in past years this is destined to be the premiere golf event organized by your chamber.  New format this year to allow you time to get away for your weekend. Registrations are now open - organize your foursome or register individually, a great time will be had by all.  GOLF REGISTRATION
Assiniboine Golf Club
2045 Ness Avenue
Registration/Lunch 11am
Tee - Off                  12nn
Wind-Up                   4 pm 
Sponsor opportunities are available
A Night at Rumors!
And what a great night it was, headliner Carmen Lynch provided a great show and lots of comedy. Remember to "Dance like you don't need the money!"
Thank you to all that provided gift items, purchased show tickets and participated in the Rainbow Auction and 50/50. We were successful in topping up our Red River College Scholarship fund. This scholarship is awarded to a 2nd year Business Student at Red River College.
Gift Sponsors: 
National Leasing, Teledisc, Morier Benefits Consulting, Victoria Inn & Convention Centre, The Best Western Airport, Marriott Airport Hotel, Hilton Suites Airport, Assiniboia Downs, Desjardins Financial, Stantec & Dorothy Anderson (Chamber Executive Assistant)

Member Profile - High Tea Bakery

Welcome to High Tea Bakery, where Winnipeg's favourite one-of-a-kind custom cookies, cakes, and cupcakes (along with all things wedding!) are created with the utmost attention to detail. Our exquisite designs have garnered rave reviews and are guaranteed to make any occasion unforgettable! Feel free to browse through our site for samples of our artistic dainties. Since our products are made to order, we can easily bring all your custom ideas to life. .The High Tea Bakery located at 2103 Portage Avenue is also this years Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce "Spirit of Achievement Award Winner" Visit their website

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