Weekly E-News – August 30, 2023

Aug 30, 2023 | News, Weekly E-News

Chamber and Member News
  • Member Highlights
  • Mark your Calendars…Business After Hours at The Capitol Centre on September 28th
  • Bell Presents Evening of Excellence Business Awards on October 17th
  • Business Week Trade Show 2023 on October 19th
  • Chamber Perks App – Take Advantage of this FREE Marketing Tool!
  • Looking to Hire a Skilled Foreign Worker?  Check out North Bay & Area RNIP 
  • Canadian Chamber Small Business Week Social Media Campaign – Share your Insights
  • Canadore College Experiential Learning Survey
  • Welcome to North Bay Event – Saturday September 9th at Memorial Gardens

Advocacy and Policy

  • NBDCC Advocating for Permanency of the North Bay and Area RNIP

Business Supports and Funding Programs

  • 2023 Tourism Development Fund
  • Find Funding for Your Small Business with Mentor Works
  • Grow Your Business Online Grant (OCC)
  • Futurpreneur – Launch or Grow Your Dream Business
  • Talent Opportunities Program – An initiative of the Ontario Chamber  of Commerce
  • Indigenous Prosperity Foundation
  • Career Launcher Apprenticeships Program
  • iiON Funding Programs – iRapid and SFEP
  • The Business Centre & Digital Main Street Digital Transformation Grant
  • Indigenous Business Navigator 
  • Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)
  • North Bay Works – HR Support Program
  • Government of Canada Benefits Finder
  • Government of Ontario Funding Opportunities
  • NOHFC Programs
  • Canada Small Business Financing Program

Events and Webinars

  • The Business Centre – Learn the Journey from Entrepreneur to Franchise Owner – September 28th via Zoom
  • Digital Main Street Events

Member Benefits

  • Advertising Opportunities at The Chamber – Include NBDCC in Your Marketing Strategy!
  • Chambers Plan –  Real Benefits for Your Business – Connect with Jake Lacourse for More Information
  • Kennedy Insurance & Economical Car & Home Group Insurance – Up to 25% in Savings
  • Rogers Preferred Program for Employees of NBDCC Members
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce SME Institute Training – Members receive 20% discount
  • Elavon Payment Processing
  • Freightcom Chamber Shipping Program
  • Meridian Credit Union
  • Grand & Toy
  • Purolator
  • Esso fleet plan

Information of Interest

  • Drive-In Movie Fundraiser for Nipissing Serenity Hospice – September 23rd.
  • Nipissing University Homecoming – Sponsorship Opportunities and Get Registered!
  • Challenge Factory – Building a Veteran Friendly Ontario
  • Near North Crime Stoppers Gala – September 23rd
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Local Spending Tracker Update
  • NOBEEP August Newsletter
  • bdc* Business Performance Benchmark Took
  • The Latest on Workplace Mobility Trends in Canada
  • How to Use AI Tools Effectively as a Business Owner
  • 6 ECommerce SEO Best Practices to Drive Site Traffic