CONNECTION NEWSLETTER
SEPTEMBER 2019
BUSINESS AFTER FIVE IS BACK!!
It's almost time for this fall's first BA5 networking event!
Join fellow & potential Chamber members at:

The Co-operators
Tuesday, September 17
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

See you there for networking, door prizes, & light refreshments!

Plus, save-the-date for the next Business After Five events:
October 8, November 26 & December 3
London Chamber of Commerce Hosting
Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)
This program helps participating businesses navigate the global trade market and leverage valuable trade & investment resources. It is a combination of workshops, case studies, presentations and
one-on-one mentoring.
By the end of the session, program participants will complete a written comprehensive export plan and begin its implementation!
This extremely hands-on session will be held: October 10, 11, 18 & November 22
The fee is $5,000/company; however, sponsors reduced this to  $495 +HST
22nd Annual Business Awards of Excellence
Tickets on Sale Now!
Woodstock's prestigious business event - a night we recognize local businesses for outstanding achievement in their field or category!
Tickets: $95 (incl. HST)
November 6, 2019 * Doors Open 6:00 pm * Oxford Auditorium
6:00 pm - Complimentary Martini Bar & Cocktails
7:00 pm - Dinner Catered by Kennedy's Catering
8:15 pm - Awards Ceremony with Live Voting
SEE THE WORLD WITH US!
Experience centuries of shared history and culture on a
breathtaking 12-day/11-night
tour of Vietnam & Cambodia departing February 6, 2020!
Have questions about the trip? Save-the-date for our Information Webinar Night: Tuesday, October 22 at 6pm. More details to follow!
Member Highlight: #WOODSTOCKWEDNESDAY
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The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released a new report, The Great Mosaic: Reviving Ontario’s Regional Economies

The report outlines how government of all levels can work with industry to unleash the potential of Ontario’s regional economies and reinforce the competitiveness of the province as a whole. We are only as strong as our weakest link and our ability to prosper depends on the strength of our different regions.
2020 will mark three years since the passage of the Service Fees Act.

Given the hasty implementation of changes to federal cost recovery rules, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has examined how the government, and Health Canada specifically, have exercised these new authorities in their latest report: Bringing Back Fee Fairness: The Implications of Rushed Changes to Federal Cost Recovery Rules.
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