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September 6, 2019
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Off the Hook Boutique & Gallery has been styling residents from Bay of Quinte and beyond for the past 10 years. They began with a humble start of trunk shows and a tiny 300 square feet showroom but have grown over the years to their new 2000 square foot boutique located at 35 Ontario Street across from Freshco. Their move in 2018 to this large space allowed them to expand their business, adding an art gallery and intimate event space.

The boutique and gallery is excited to be hosting the September "Get Connected"  for Chamber members. Appetizers and beverages provided..

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Only 58 tickets available for the Ottawa Vs New York game! Contact the Chamber to reserve your tickets today!

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The Quinte West Chamber of Commerce is excited to host a bus trip to see the award winning play Phantom of the Opera at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.

The play is back for only a limited time! Book your tickets today!

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At this year's Ontario Economic Summit we are pleased to be joined by two ex Dragons from CBC'S hit reality show Dragon's Den: Brett Wilson, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, and Bruce Croxon, Managing Partner of Round 13 Capital and TV Co-host of The Disruptors.  Join them along with business leaders, entrepreneurs, and public policy officials to debate, discuss, and develop solutions to current economic challenges and explore new ways to build prosperity.


As the global business environment is rapidly changing, Ontario is faced with an unprecedented opportunity to position itself as a leader in the new economy. At OES, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and public policy officials will meet to debate and discuss how we can ensure Ontario is prepared for success and growth, and explore opportunities to navigate our unique advantages.

Don’t miss the opportunity to develop solutions to current economic challenges and explore new ways to build prosperity with visionary leaders from across North America.

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Mark your calendars


Get Connected
Off the Hook, 5-7pm

How to Grow your Business with E-mail Marketing Workshop
Quinte West Chamber board room, 8-9am

Federal Candidates Night
Knights of Columbus Hall, 6-9:30pm

Get Connected
Axes and Allies, 5-7pm

Federal Election

Quinte Business Week

Qunite Business Achievement Awards
National Air Force Museum, 5:30pm

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Peter Wood Voice Overs
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National Car Rental
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In fact – they can be EASY! Your local Chambers Plan® advisor can take care of everything, from start to finish. From helping you design a program that meets your needs AND budget, to answering your employees’ questions - a Chambers Plan advisor can help you get the most from your benefit plan.

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Ignite Program

Do you operate or work for a tourism-related business, run a local event or have a great tourism business/experience idea?  Are you located in Belleville, Brighton, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory or Quinte West?

Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board (in partnership with RTO9) is proud to offer an all-expenses paid experiential tourism product development opportunity! 
From October 21-24, be a part of our team of 16 travelling to beautiful Algonquin Park in South River, ON to take part in the IGNITE program.  Hosted By Northern Edge Algonquin, IGNITE is a four-day/three night hands-on training program designed to help develop high-quality tourism experiences that will resonate with visitors. 
IGNITE isn’t your typical training program - it is an immersive and transformational program that involves a combination of physical activities and experiences, cultural interaction, and engaging with people and businesses in another rural region in Ontario.  Attendees are provided with comprehensive planning tools and follow-up conferences calls to empower the design and delivery of extraordinary new or enhanced guest experiences.

  • It’s FREE to apply.
  • It’s FREE to attend.
  • Transportation to and from IGNITE, meals and accommodations are included.
  • Application submission deadline is Friday September 20th, 2019. 
  • Successful applicants will be chosen and notified by September 27th, 2019.

For more information or questions about the Bay of Quinte IGNITE opportunity - contact Trevor Norris

Apply Online
Bay of Quinte Chambers Offer River Cruise in 2020

Enjoy this uniquely beautiful cruise along the French rivers of Rhone and Saone. On this 08-day river cruise you will experience picturesque villages, world famous wine producing regions, unforgettable landscapes in the regions of Provence and Burgundy, and be immersed in the impressive and historic cities, monuments and culture. Your cruise will make a round trip route from Lyon to Macon, where some of the world’s most expensive wines are made.

We are working with Marjorie Carr-Braint at Trent Travel for the booking of this trip.  If you have questions or would like to reserve space on this trip you can stop by their office at 19 Dundas St E in Trenton or call 613 392 3440 

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Apply for the Women Founders Fund

Startup Canada has partnered with OnDeck Canada (Formerly Evolocity) to invest in women-led companies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) through the creation of a platform which provides micro-grants to women entrepreneurs across Canada while accelerating the gender parity and further unleash the economic potential of women.

Apply by September 15th, 2019 at 11:59 pm PT

Link to Details & Application
Learn locally from the best!

Managing people and modern workplaces need not be a challenge. Experience an incredible day of inspiration, tools and networking at the second annual HRPA Eastern Conference 2019: Emerging Workplace Trends. Sessions include employment law, talent management, leadership and performance management. Be motivated by dynamic keynotes from world-class speaker Gary Gzik and Unstoppable Tracy.

click here for full details of the conference
Trenton Scottish Irish Festival This Weekend

To see the full event schedule and details go to the website.

Link to Website

Event Details and Vendor Information can be found through the link below.

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Tickets available at the Quinte West Chamber office


Trenton Curling Club

You are invited to “hurry hard” and get out of your house and into ours to try a fun and engaging team sport that can be enjoyed by virtually everyone.  Did you know that playing a curling game is equivalent to walking two kilometres?  We can get you started for as little as $115 in our Learn to Curl program.  For additional information, visit our website or come to our open house & registration at 293 King St, Trenton on September 27 from 7pm-9pm and September 28, 2019 from 11am-3pm.  Hope to see you then! 

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Quinte West Chamber of Commerce
97 Front St, Trenton, ON K8V 4N6
(613) 392-7635 or 1 800 930-3255
Fax: (613) 392-8400

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