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WELCOME

The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce’s vision is to help foster economic growth in the Pontiac and we believe that a strong and vibrant private sector is the key to a better quality of life for all our citizens. It’s our role to recognize the leaders of our business community and acknowledge their services, their accomplishments impact all of us in the Pontiac.

Award winners of the Pontiac Business Awards are businesses or individuals that have demonstrated a significant and sustained commitment to positive business development, economic growth and diversity within our community.

Many of our businesses achieve levels of success that garners recognition from their peers. The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce Business Awards recognizes businesses and individuals for their special achievements and/or contributions to the community.

EVENTS

Event Sep 12

General Meeting and Awards Nominee Recognition Evening



Event Oct 21

Business Achievement Awards Gala


 

BOARD MEETING

Event Sep 29

Shawville
6:30 PM


 

RECENT NEWS

Partnerships for 2016 Business Achievement Awards Gala

This Gala is organized through the financial contributions of the local organizations, as well as through private partnerships. This year the Gala will be held on October 21, 2016 at the Jack Graham Community Centre in Bristol.

There are four different levels of partnership available to you, with varying levels of exposure for your business or organization. Your participation is essential to the Gala’s success. We look forward to hearing which option you chose to partner with this event.

MORE information on the different Partnership Packages…

MEMBER BENEFIT

Freebees Loyalty Program

Freebees Loyalty Program

The Chamber offer to members is extended to August 31, 2016

First launched in Quebec in 2015, the Freebees Loyalty Program is now moving into Ontario with plans to go Canada-wide. The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce is promoting the Freebees Loyalty Program for the Pontiac. Already over 3 businesses have signed up with many others in the process of joining.

The Chamber and Freebees are offering a special discount for all our members on the three most popular packages.

MORE information…

BUSINESS TRAINING

Human Resource Management

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Training day for Pontiac entrepreneurs.

Day will include a human resource management overview;

  • Recruiting the right staff for your business;
  • Staff retention;
  • How to become an employer of choice;
  • How to lead Generations X, Y, Z

13 september 2016 | 5 :00PM to 9 :00PM
Pine Lodge Bristol

16 september 2016 | 8 :00AM to 12:00PM
Café de l’Ile, 224 Ch des Outaouais, Ile-du-Grand-Calumet


Connecting SMEs – Support for creating online store

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A note from Branchons les PME

Free coaching to create an online store. Thanks to a grant that our non-profit organization (NPO) Connecting SMEs received, we can assist entrepreneurs throughout Quebec to create an online store for your business. The project is related to free training to create an online store for Small & Medium Entreprises (SMEs). Our grant will provide 9 hours of training for entrepreneurs trainees specifically for the platform. The subsidy is provided only until the end of August.

Now is the perfect time to register!

For more information (website only available in French) …

BUSINESS PARTNERS

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