Weekly E-News – September 13, 2023

Sep 13, 2023 | News, Weekly E-News

Chamber and Member News
  • Member Highlights
  • North Bay Pride Events This Week!
  • Business After Hours at The Capitol Centre on September 28th
  • Bell Presents Evening of Excellence Business Awards on October 17th – And the Finalists Are….
  • 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 
  • OTEC Tourism & Hospitality Employer Pulse Survey
  • Ontario Government Credential Recognition Survey
  • Paddle Up the Creek Without a Paddle Returns September 29, 2023

Advocacy and Policy

  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce Mental Health and Addictions’ Feedback Requested
  • OCC Urging Action on Industry Challenges During National Trucking Week
  • Tackling Ontario’s Housing Affordability Crisis

Business Supports and Funding Programs

  • 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
  • Career Launcher Apprenticeships Program
  • iiON Funding Programs – iRapid and SFEP
  • The Business Centre & Digital Main Street Digital Transformation Grant
  • 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

  • Yes Employment September Workshop and Events
  • The Business Centre – Attract & Retain Employees – September 20 via Zoom
  • The Business Centre – Navigating Franchise Finding – September 28th via Zoom
  • Clean Green Beautiful Community Wide Cleanup – September 23rd
  • Northern Ontario Angels Venture North Bay 2023 – October 18th
  • North Bay and Area Community Foundation 10th Annual Dinner & Auction – October 20th
  • 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

  • The Labour Market Group August LabourFocus and July Jobs Report
  • Tourism North Bay Job Opportunity – Tourism Coordinator
  • Canadore College Experiential Learning Survey
  • 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
  • Government of Canada Business Insights September 2023
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Q2 2023 GDP Numbers
  • Mastercard Truse Centre – Help Defend your Business Against Cyberattacks