October 27, 2016   
Assiniboia Chamber of                                      
Chamber Calendar of Events!

Building Your Team with Wade Miller.
November 17, 2016
Breakfast Meeting 7:30m   Register

Holiday Celebration for Winnipeg Harvest. December 15, 2016.

- Volunteer Pack A Hamper 10am Register

- Holiday Luncheon with David Northcott 12nn
Assiniboia Chamber Members - Affinity Partner Offers

Chamber Benefit Plan
D o you have a benefit plan for you, your family, your employees? 
Many of our members have taken advantage of the benefit their membership provides to access the highly touted Chamber Plan. 

With over 30,000 businesses participating, this plan designed for small business provides an extensive array of program options and features stable premiums for businesses as small as one person. 

Want to learn more? contact the chamber office or visit www.chambers.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
- Minutes for Members is your opportunity to address the attendees at a future member breakfast or lunch to promote your business. For only $75 including event registration you are provided with three minutes of undivided attention including brochures at each place setting. Contact Richard at the chamber for further information. 204-774-4154

Help Wanted !
Visit the member only pages to view job postings by our members. 2 positions currently listed. 

Building Your Team with a Sports Analogy. With Wade Miller, President & CEO Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Breakfast Meeting, November 17, 2016 

Having the "Right" team in your place of business is critical. The question is, how do you build that team?

The current success of our Blue Bombers is due in part to building the right team. Join fellow chamber members as Wade Miller, sports veteran, entrepreneur and President of the Blue Bombers imparts his wisdom on "Building a Team".

Thursday, November 17, 2016
7:30am - 9:00am
Holiday Inn Airport West
Members and Future Members welcome -  Register Here.
New Police Chief Named - Danny Smyth 

As reported earlier, crime & safety was identified as a key issue in our spring member survey. We have allocated the February 16, 2017  Lunch meeting as our Community Safety event and have extended an invitation to the new chief to present to our members.

We are not confirmed as yet however we do anticipate that we will be on the meeting roster of the new chief in due course. 

Visit the chamber calendar of events for our ongoing programs, events and activities.   Calendar
Manitoba Chambers of Commerce - MBIZ Awards

Congratulations to our member, James Richardson International Airport  on being a finalist for the MBIZ Awards. 

Gala dinner to present the winners in multiple categories is October 28. Best wishes for success in your category. 

The Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce is working to enhance our Business Excellence Awards. We can use the support of our members to serve on various sub-committees as we develop this high profile event for spring 2017. Contact Richard at the chamber office if interested.
City of Winnipeg Public Budget Consultations.

The City of Winnipeg's recently launched "Let's Talk, Building a Stronger Winnipeg Together" to gather input and feedback on 2017 Budget priorities and preferences. This year, you can join the conversation both online and face-to-face.

Months of Giving

We have launched our charitable campaign that began with the October 20 Luncheon. Raffle Draw tickets are on sale and available from board members or at the office. Grand prize is for a 40" HDTV compliments of Advance Electronics and a wide selection of mystery prizes to be announced at the Dec 15 luncheon.

Through October into early December we will be accepting donations, both cash and food for Winnipeg Harvest at our monthly events and at the chamber office. The special need is always for baby food and formula We are also promoting for our members to host a Winnipeg Harvest bin at their place of business to collect food donations. If you woudl like a collection bin for your business send us an email and we will provide the request form. info@assiniboiacc.mb.ca

Food Fridays Open House, starting November 18 we will be hosting an Open House each Friday to receive your Harvest donations of both cash and food at the Chamber Office. Join us between 10am and 2pm for coffee, fresh baking and fellowship.  

Our December 15 lunch event is dedicated to Winnipeg Harvest with a keynote address from David Northcott. The morning of December 15th in advance of the luncheon we will be coordinating chamber members to donate time to pack hampers at the Winnipeg Harvest facility. 
  • Purchase Raffle Tickets!
  • Bring a Tin for the Bin!
  • Cash donations for Winnipeg Harvest - Baby Formula!
  • Food Friday Open House (Nov 18 & 25, Dec 2 & 9)
  • Volunteer to Pack Hampers! Register!
  • Attend December 20th Luncheon! Register!
Member Profile - Winnipeg Hyundai 

Discover the Winnipeg Hyundai Difference
Here at Winnipeg Hyundai we are proud to serve customers from Winnipeg, Brandon, Selkirk, Carman, and Steinbach with high-quality new and used Hyundai's like the Santa Fe, Elantra, Tucson, Accent, and Sonata. Our friendly and experienced team can help with everything from choosing your next vehicle to crafting the perfect financing plan to meet your needs and budget.

Winnipeg Hyundai is currently featuring a limited time - special offer exclusive to Assiniboia Chamber Members - contact Chris Daman.

Winnipeg Hyundai
3700 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB,R3K 0Z8
Member since: 2003

Would you like your business profiled in the Chamber Connection? send your request to info@assiniboiacc.mb.ca

Member Councils are small, by invitation gatherings to meet with other Assiniboia Chamber members, receive presentations on special service offerings, connect with elected officials and discuss topics of the day.  These councils are meant to be nimble, on the spur events that can be implemented quickly through an email invitation or phone call. Our invitation list is developed from our presumptions of member needs.

Topic for our next Member Council
Payroll & Time Management , contracting your payroll can provide value to your business. 
Workplace Safety, opportunity to gain access to tools to develop and maintain your workplace safety program.
WCB Program Revision, administration changes that affect your business.

If you have interest in these or have suggestions for other topics of interest, send an email to richard@assiniboiacc.mb.ca for your personal invitation. Typical member councils are no charge events although from time to time there may be a small fee to cover ancillary services.  

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