Weekly E-News – September 20, 2023

Sep 20, 2023 | News, Weekly E-News

Chamber and Member News
  • Member Highlights
  • Welcome New Members!
  • Next Business After Hours at The Capitol Centre on September 28th
  • Bell Presents Evening of Excellence Business Awards on October 17th – Get Your Tickets (selling fast!)
  • Business Week Trade Show 2023 on October 19th – Booth Space Filling up!
  • Chamber Perks App – Take Advantage of this FREE Marketing Tool!
  • Looking to Hire a Skilled Foreign Worker?  Check out North Bay & Area RNIP 
  • Ontario Credential Recognition Survey
  • Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Repayment Extension Announcement

Advocacy and Policy

  • Power of the Purchase Order – New Report from OCC
  • Canadian Chamber Policy Matters – The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • Tackling Ontario’s Housing Affordability Crisis

Business Supports and Funding Programs

  • Digital Main Street Digital Transformation Grant Application Deadline is Sept 30th!
  • Northern Ontario Exports – Last Call for Applications!
  • 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
  • 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

  • Clean Green Beautiful Community Wide Cleanup – Saturday September 23rd!
  • Our Hospital Walk/Run is this Sunday – Get Registered!!
  • What is the Veteran Friendly Ontario Challenge?
  • Yes Employment September Workshop and Events
  • Honest Conversations Disability in the Workplace: Disclosure & Accommodation – September 27th
  • The Business Centre – Navigating Franchise Finding – September 28th via Zoom
  • Canadian Chamber Executive Summit Series on Cybersecurity October 4th
  • Northern Ontario Exports Program How to Make Money Outside of Ontario Webinar – October 17th
  • Northern Ontario Angels Venture North Bay 2023 – October 18th
  • The Business Centre Financial Statements Simplified – October 19th
  • 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

  • Paddle Up the Creek Without a Paddle Returns September 29, 2023
  • Barclay House Tartelicious Open House – September 23rd
  • Tourism North Bay Job Opportunity – Tourism Coordinator
  • Canadore College Experiential Learning Survey
  • Drive-In Movie Fundraiser for Nipissing Serenity Hospice – This Saturday September 23rd.
  • Nipissing University Homecoming – Sponsorship Opportunities and Get Registered!
  • Terrace Suites Grand Opening and Golf September 30th
  • bdc* Boost Your Productivity Without Hiring New Workers
  • Brenda Soucy Soul Life Adventure Dream Builder Program – New Session Starts September 26th