January  26, 2017   
Chamber Calendar of Events!

February 12, 2017:
1st Annual Curling Funspiel.
Social networking event for fun and fellowship. Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club.

February 16, 2017:
Lunch Meeting
Police Chief Danny Smyth - Community Safety & Vision for Police Department, Assiniboine Gordon Inn

March 16, 2017:
Breakfast Meeting
Social Media - Practical Round Tables.
Victoria Inn
Assiniboia Chamber Members - Affinity Partner Offers   (For Members Only!)
Carlyle Printers Service & Supplies

Reduce your office expense budget with Carlyles Preferred Pricing Program for Assiniboia Chamber members. Save 10-25% on copy paper, toner, POS Rolls and more. Easy order, next day delivery. Call 204-790-3872, tell them you're an Assiniboa Chamber member.

First Data - Merchant services (credit card payment processing) They will beat your current program costs or provide a MasterCard gift card. A few minutes is all it takes and a review of your current monthly billing. www.chambermerchantservices.ca
Chamber Notes!

Member Referral Program

Know of a business that could benefit from chamber membership? Send us a note, call the office or stop by. All referrals entered into our monthly draw.

Member referral draw sponsored by:

Winnipeg location - 
1838 Portage Avenue.

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Online Member Directory
Enhance your business presence of the online directory with the addition of your logo. Only $25 for the year will have your logo placed with your member listing.
or call 204-774-4154

Help Wanted !
Visit the member only pages to view current job postings by our members. 
Police Chief Danny Smyth - To address February 16 Assiniboia Chamber lunch meeting. 
Danny Smyth was appointed Winnipeg's new chief of police on November 4, 2016. The Assiniboia Chamber is pleased to have Chief Smyth a 30 year veteran of the police service, address our membership in one of his first community speaking engagements. Join your fellow chamber members as Chief Smyth presents to us on community safety and his vision for the Winnipeg Police service. 
Lunch Meeting 
February 16, 2017 11:30am - 1pm
Assiniboine Gordon Inn
1975 Portage Avenue 
1st Annual ACC Curling Funspiel
Sunday February 12, 2017. 

Calling all curlers, non-curlers and those looking for a great afternoon of fun. Our first annual mixed curling funspiel is scheduled for Sunday February 12, 2017. Experienced and the uninitiated welcome. Featuring a pre-game clinic by professional curlers, short games and blind bingo points will make this a great afternoon for all. Light dinner included.

Register your mixed team only $80 team, or register as couples/individuals only $20 pp (call chamber office 774-4154) we will try to match up a team.    
Want to just come out and socialize, only $10 pp includes light dinner. Members and Non-Members welcome to participate. 
Sunday, February 12, 2017
1pm - 6pm
Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club
940 Vimy Road

Registration is online or via the chamber office info@assiniboiacc.mb.ca or 204-774-4154. 

Chamber Membership Renewal!

As we receive our member renewals we are either hand delivering or mailing our member package including a 2017 member certificate and door decal.

Do display these items to show your pride in membership and to confirm your participation in the business community. Studies have shown consumers place more trust in a business that belongs to their chamber than those that do not. 

If you do not receive your package contact the office. 204-774-4154. or  info@assiniboiacc.mb.ca
Retail Members of the Assiniboia Chamber - Cost $avings on your Merchant Payment Services! Review this offer!

Our affinity program partner, First Data has implemented a new chamber offer that is a win-win for you. " Earn a $1,000 MasterCard gift card if First Data cannot beat your current payment processing fees. To get started, all we need is a copy of your current statement"

Contact the Assiniboia Chamber office for more information or telephone First Data 1-800-886-1052 ext 282-6130. Remember to tell them your an Assiniboia Chamber member. Chamber contact:  204-774-4154 or info@assiniboiacc.mb.ca
Canada Summer Jobs - Application Deadline Extended.

Need summer students for employment? The Canada Summer Jobs grant provides funding for businesses hiring students. Receive up to 50% wage subsidy. Application deadline extended to February 3, 2017. 

Review the application and process HERE  or contact Richard at the chamber office for assistance.
Advocacy Committee wants your input. 
The Advocacy Committee of the Assiniboia Chamber needs your input, we are preparing our policy resolutions to be presented to the Manitoba Chamber AGM in May. 
Are there particular issues that you feel need to be addressed? Is it an issue relevant to our community and the province as a whole?
Submit your issue and a brief background for our committee to review. Send to

Member Profiles

ABC Filing & Business Systems Ltd. 
1826 Grant Avenue.
We carry mobile filing systems, pressboard folders, expansion pocket folders and x-ray jackets. Give us a call to find out more about our complete lateral filing systems, equipment folders, labels and more.

Bison Transport 
1001 Sherwin Road
Bison Transport is North America's Safest Fleet and one of the largest carriers in Canada today. We provide our customers with reliable and value creating supply chain solutions. Explore our expansive portfolio of services within our Truckload, Intermodal, Logistics and Special Services division. 

Vist the chamber business directory to review the many varied members of the Assiniboia Chamber Directory
Enhance your Membership Profile 
Tip of the Week!

All Chamber members have access to the member only portal of the Assiniboia Chamber website: www.assiniboiachamber.ca
Through this portal, members can update their profile and member representatives, register for events and most importantly submit a Member 2 Member offer to promote your business to other members and make direct contact with other chamber members via email.  

We encourage you to upload the URL found in the member portal tand o post the member badge on your own website as seen here:
Proud to be a Member of

You can also provide your logo to be posted with your electronic listing on the chamber website, only $25 year.

Need your member portal pasword? just send us your request info@assiniboiacc.mb.ca

Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce | | info@assiniboiacc.mb.ca | http://www.assiniboiachamber.ca
1867 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, R3J 3X7