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How will you prepare your business for Bill 148?

Join the webinar on November 2! To learn more or to register, please visit:

UOIT, Durham College and the Spark Innovation Centre have partnered together to provide assistance to companies focused on robotics, automation, and/or controls.

The NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) will provide funds to the three partners to support collaborations with small Canadian companies. This programs builds on the success of last year’s inaugural program, which assisted 11 small companies with technical and business challenges.

Details:

  • Companies must submit a 2-page application form. Eligible companies must be incorporated and have fewer than 15 employees.
  • If successful, up to $10,000 in funding will be awarded to UOIT to support the project with the company.
  • The funds can be used to support the company access to expertise, research and development, specialized facilities, etc.

Please note that applicants have to identify a specific robotics, automation and controls project for the application. Please return the completed form to Alison.burgess@uoit.ca by October 31, 2017

Click here for the application.
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce eNews has many advertisement opportunities to suit your business!

Are you looking for ways to share your business with the local community?

Your Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce eNews publication is sent out biweekly to more than 850 local businesses and organizations.

For information on eNews ads and rates, contact Michelle Lea at michellelea@rogers.com or call 905-433-7854
A Spooky Evening with the Paranormal Seekers!
November 4, 2017

6pm - Limited Space Remaining
9pm - SOLD OUT

The Paranormal Seekers return to find out what haunts the CAM's nearly 100-year-old building. Tickets are $20 and this is a limited space event, with sessions lasting approximately two hours. Two time slots are available - 6pm and 9pm. Please note this is an 18+ event. 
To reserve your spot email info@theparanormalseekers.ca
Attention businesses!

Have your business seen by thousands of people in Santa's parade of lights. For more information or to fill out an application to be part of the parade, please visit www.oshawasantaclausparade.org
Join us for our next free networking opportunity, What's Brewing! This monthly gathering is becoming quite the place to be in the morning, sign up now as space is limited!
Our next Lunch&Learn focuses on conflict and how to turn each experience into an opportunity with conflict resolution.
From 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. join your chamber to learn more about the benefits of being a member!

This is for new members and seasoned members who are looking to network and learn more about what it means to be a member of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce!
Coming up soon - Hockey Night in Oshawa! Join your chamber for some networking and hockey November 24!
Join us for our next Women in Business event coming up November 23! Worry Management Expert Denise Marek reveals her formula to help eliminate worry just in time for the Christmas season!
Join Gary Valcour for his final event as the 2017 Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce President!
Business Of The Month   
 Felicio's Cake Boutique
Family owned and operated since 2012 when it opened its doors in the downtown Oshawa core, Felicio’s Cake Boutique is driven by passion for people, and of course for baking.

Using only wholesome ingredients, fresh fruit, high-end chocolates and starting each recipe from scratch, the Felicio’s team treat every customer like family and values each experience.

The Brazilian culture is infused into their dishes, catering to a variety of appetites and varying audiences.
Congratulations to Felicio’s Cake Boutique on being named the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for October!

Pictured left to right are Chamber Ambassador Julie Cook of Lakeridge Health Foundation, Chamber Ambassador Vanessa Sosiak of Sixth Workshop, Cameron Ackerblade of Grand & Toy, Alexandra Valcour of Durham Outlook for the Needy, Terri
Fudge of Meridian Credit Union, Lisa McKnight of McCam Insurance, Valerie Pinfold of TD Commercial Banking, AlessandraFelico of Felicio’s Cake Boutique, Valdir Felissio of Felicio’s Cake Boutique and Ivano Labricciosa of OPUC.

For more information please visit www.felicioscakeboutique.com.

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Do you know how your Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce is governed? Click on the video from 2017 president Gary Valcour to learn more!
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M2M $240 Leadership Workshop: BANISH BIAS DERAILERS (Disrupt Status Quo thinking) (regular pricing $299!)

November 9 6-9pm @CORE 21 - 21 Simcoe St S Oshawa: Marguerite O'Neal Consulting Inc presents DISRUPT status Quo THINKING. Join Facilitator Dr. Carlos Davidovich, NeuroManagement Expert from Optimum Talent for this exciting Workshop.

Expires: 11/11/2017

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