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May 8, 2019
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All Political Party Leaders Attend the OCC Convention

As Ontario's business advocate, the OCC were pleased to welcome all four political leaders to their 2019 AGM & Convention. We are committed to working with all political parties to build a stronger Ontario.

Thank you again to Premier Doug Ford; Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Ontario NDP; Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario; and John Fraser, Interim Leader of the Liberal Party of Ontario for joining the Chamber Network at the Convention.

2019 Accredited Chambers of Commerce

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce acknowledges all the accredited chambers of commerce and boards of trade in the province.  The Quinte West Chamber is proud to be an Accredited Chamber.

"These chambers have been recognized as operating at the highest levels of governance and operational standards of the national chamber network. YOU are making a difference in your communities," said Rocco Rossi, OCC president and CEO.

A new OCC Board Chair was sworn in at the AGM.

"Businesses create jobs, chambers create the right conditions for businesses to thrive," said Kim Warburton, VP Corporate Public Affairs at TD Group

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OCC Makes Big Gains on Business Issues in Ontario

As Ontario’s largest business advocate, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has long been recognized as a leading voice in advancing economic development across the province.
This year finds our collective voice to be stronger than ever, allowing the OCC to successfully translate your support into historic policy impact.

Looking back at the past twelve months, we are most proud of the results of our Vote Prosperity campaign, which provided all parties with a strategy to leverage Ontario’s advantages and
strengthen our global competitiveness. Following the provincial election, we wrote ‘blueprint’ letters to each provincial Cabinet Minister, outlining priorities to execute over the next four years. These letters have not only led to improved engagement with every Ministry, but also concrete and meaningful policy wins. While there are multiple factors that shape public policy in Ontario, we feel the collective voice of the Ontario Chamber Network can take credit for the subsequent policy actions, including:

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Link to the Policy Report Card 2018/19
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DeeVa Spa offers all esthetic spa services

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Mobile restoration service for leather, plastics and vinyl furniture

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If your business would like to have copies of the Map at your location, please contact Trevor at the Bay of Quinte Marketing Board or call 613-243-3316 he can deliver them to you in the coming weeks.

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Only 2 spots left for the Content Marketing Basics Workshop - May 9th

The consumer buying cycle is changing. Rather than going straight to a retail store, over 80% of consumers now gather information online first; reading an average of 3 pieces of online content before making a purchase. Content marketing allows you to influence consumers, and capture leads, at this now critical information gathering stage. Not only that, over time content marketing has been proven to cost 62% less than traditional advertising methods.

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The Chambers Plan can insure you before you take on employees and provide traditional group benefits even if you are your only employee. Play the short video and Take a look!

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QYP Health + Work- Balance
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Lava Clean
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Dairy Queen
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Chamber Travel - Classic Christmas Markets Tour December 2019

Black Forest, Strasbourg, Würzburg, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Oberammergau, Innsbruck, Munich, Christmas Markets

Sip mulled wine and collect unique hand-made crafts while visiting some of Europe's most famous Christmas markets on a journey filled with holiday cheer. Experience the 600-year-old holiday spirit of “Christkindlesmarkts" in Germany, France and Austria. See historic sites such as the magnificent 18th-century residence of the prince-bishops.

Trip Information Night

Please join us at the Belleville Club on Tuesday, May 14th from 6pm to 7pm as we explore the details and hear from people that have been to the 'Christmas Markets'.

To register email Rhonda Lafosse at CAA South Central Ontario and she will sign you up for the info night.  Click to Email

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Smart Marketing:  Reach the Unconscious Customer

This station event is being held on May 9th with limited seating available and by invite only. The presentation itself is a jam-packed 30 minutes which uncovers the marketing strategy behind getting new customers, getting more from your current customers, and keeping the customers you already have.  We’ll also uncover the most important factors to get the most out of any advertising campaign, no matter what medium is used.

The best part – it’s FREE to attend with this Invitation.  AND, just for attending Oldies 100.9 will present you with a welcome gift of $500 in FREE advertising airtime*.

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Your contact for further follow up would be Marnie Babbs at Starboard Communications . 

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Quinte Ballet School of Canada (QBSC) presents ‘Dance of Spring Showcase’ at 7:00pm on Saturday, June 8th at Centennial Secondary School’s theatre auditorium, 160 Palmer Road in Belleville.  Professional dance program students will perform highlights from The Sleeping Beauty and Bournonville ballet classics in addition to original works in Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop and Flamenco.  Reserved seating tickets are adults $22 with discounts for seniors, students and children, and can be purchased at QBSC, 196 Palmer Road, Belleville, by calling 613-962-9274 (Helen/Teresa) or at the door.

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Queen Victoria's Tea

Once again the Trent Port Historical Society will be hosting our annual fundraiser Queen Victoria's Tea on 24th May.  We will be celebrating her 200th birthday and the ladies are going all out for this event.  There are two sittings, one at 11:00AM and one at 1:30PM, only 6 seats left for the 11:00AM sitting. Dressing up is optional and fancy hats and fascinators are encouraged.  $20.00 per person. 

Deb Chouinard, President  Trent Port Historical Society.

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Curling Club having Yard Sale

The Trenton Curling Club , 293 King Street, is hosting a 2-day yard sale on Friday, May 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, May 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  All proceeds go to supporting our curling programmes.  Something for everyone!

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