April  27, 2016
Assiniboia Chamber of                                      
Upcoming Chamber Events!
Chamber Notes!

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

-The 2016/17 Member Directory & Buyers Guide is currently in pre-production. If there are any changes to your business profile contact the chamber office, 204-774-4154.

- 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 richard@assiniboiacc.mb.ca

- 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.
Winnipeg Welcomes the World: Centrallia 2016 - May 25 - 27
The World Trade Centre Winnipeg hosts the business world with Centrallia 2016 being held at the RBC Convention Centre May 25 - 27.  Delegations and business representatives from around the globe will congregate in Winnipeg to connect in a business speed dating program. With over 700 attendees from local, national and international businesses this is the event to tap into new markets. A variety of social events, exhibits and meetings comprise this three  day event.  Registration deadline is May 5, more information and registration details on the  Centrallia website .   
                                              
Pallister Government Swearing-In Ceremony - May 3

In a tweet Monday, Brian Pallister announced the swearing in of his new government as May 3, 2016.
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. Celebrate our award winners of Lifetime Achievement, Long-time Active Member and Spirit of Achievement. 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 HERE                                   

                                                 
Federal Infrastructure 10 Year Program Announcement.

Details of the first phase of the federal governments infrastructure plans were announced. Cities and Provinces with new shovel ready, projects are eligible with funding retroactive to April 1. Read The Star article. 
Mothers Day - Sunday May 8!

The annual appreciation of motherhood is coming very soon - mark your calendars. We have noticed that some Assiniboia Chamber members have special offerings and promotions for this event. High Tea Bakery  on Portage Avenue is one example. Are there other chamber businesses doing so? Your chamber website is a great way to connect with community businesses and the general public. The M2M (Member to Member) promotions provides this opportunity.  
Annual Chamber Golf Tournament - June 17 Assiniboine Golf Club
The courses are open 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.  Sponsorships Available.


Assiniboine Golf Club
2045 Ness Avenue
Registration/Lunch 11am
Tee - Off                  12nn
Wind-Up                   4 pm                               

                                                 
Thank You Jean LaRose
APTN President 
Speaking at the April Luncheon, Jean LaRose provided an insightful background to the forming of today's APTN and the opportunities that lay ahead for this national network. A great  turnout from The Assiniboia Chamber members and attendees from the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce and APTN. Monthly member events resume in September.  
                             

                                                 
Member Profile - Assiniboia Downs
Our appreciation to the Assiniboia Downs for hosting the April luncheon, the guests in attendance enjoyed the ambience of The Terrace Dining Room and a most delicious lunch. Consider Assiniboia Downs for your corporate events or for the variety of dining and entertainment that they offer. Visit their web page for more information.                        

                                                 

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1867 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, R3J 3X7