The Betty Alcorn Memorial Award has been presented since 1977, for director of the year and is voted on by the board for the director “having best exemplified dedication and diligence during the current year and has laboured untiringly for the good and welfare of the Chamber and community”.
The 2017 Director of the Year chosen by his peers, is Mr. Charles Elliott, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones.
Chair Brad Gavan was happy to present the award to Mr. Elliott and stated “Charles has been an integral part of the Chamber board for over 20 years. … Read More »
Thanks to the Labour Market Group and Invest North Bay for providing the following InfoGraphics on Small Business in the region. A great highlight during Business Week 2017 – October 16 to 20, 2017
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Last week, a shortened work week, after a beautiful Thanksgiving weekend, started out as a good week however, changed quickly as Tuesday progressed. The announcement by Sears Canada to apply for approval to liquidate all its remaining stores and sell assets, confirmed the closure of the North Bay store. Approximately 85-part time workers would be facing an uncertain future as soon as the announcement was made.
The loss of these jobs at any time is in itself, cause for concern but this comes at a time when our local economy has certainly taken more than its fair share of hits. Retail sh … Read More »
October is a busy month for the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce as we ready ourselves for Business Week, which takes place next week from the 16th to the 20th. This is an annual event which promotes and assist’s businesses throughout our area to learn, share, network and socialize with their peers.
The week’s events include workshops with Ontario Export Services on Monday & Tuesday, panel discussion breakfast on Innovation/Tech on Wednesday by the Business Centre Nipissing Parry … Read More »
Entrepreneurs and Innovators will be pitching their business to angel investors in North Bay.
Date: Wednesday November 1, 2017
Location: The Grande Event Centre, 192 Main Street East, North Bay, ON
5:00 pm – Doors Open
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm – Pitches – Voting for 1st Place Prize
6:45 pm – 7:15 pm – Networking
Register on event brite. Admission is Free. Snacks provided. Cash Bar. All Welcome.
Sponsored by: Northern Ontario Angels Read More »