Nominations Open for Burlington Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards

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Award Nominations Are Now Open
3d1fe22c-d0c8-4078-8fdd-b1b0655cc1be.jpgNominations for the Burlington Chamber Business Excellence Awards and the Mayor’s Community Service Awards are now open! The Chamber awards recognize overall success and excellence of local area businesses. Awards are given in the following categories: Service, Manufacturer, Retail/Wholesale, Not-for-Profit, Young Entrepreneur and Employer of the Year. CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE A COMPANY FOR A CHAMBER AWARD. The Mayor’s awards recognize and promote the social responsibility demonstrated by both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE A COMPANY FOR A MAYOR’S AWARD.

Our Member Orientation Isn’t Just for New Chamber Members
So, your company has been a member of the Chamber for a long time but you’ve never had a chance to come to our New Member Orientation. You’d love to learn more about the chamber and how to get the most out of your membership. The best way to do this is to come to our Member Orientation. It’s informative and it’s free. Click here to register for the September 18 Member Orientation breakfast.

Change Is good!
Tickets are selling fast for the first Presidents Luncheon! On Wednesday, September 3rd we will hear all about the changes Sheridan College President is facing as they transition into a University. This inspiring presentation will help you move through inevitable change that all business faces. Click here to reserve your seat.

The Burlington Chamber Annual Christmas Party has been booked! Marked your calendars because on November 28th at the Holiday Inn Burlington, the Chamber will be hosting YOUR company Christmas Party. With delicious food, great entertainment and plenty of prizes, this is an event for you and your staff to enjoy! Stay tuned for more details. Tickets will go on sale soon!

SHiFT – Trends in the Marketplace
The Burlington Chamber Shift Committee has booked an exciting upcoming event! On Tuesday, September 16, join local young professionals and new entrepreneurs at the Art Gallery of Burlington. This event will feature a panel discussion from three incredibly talented, successful and hard-working business people. Click here for panelist details and registration.

Showcase Your Business
In less than three months the Burlington Chamber will be hosting its last business showcase event of the year! The overwhelming popularity of the Chamber Showcase events is spreading! Book your table now for the Small Business Week Showcase sponsored by the Business Development Bank of Canada at the Holiday Inn Burlington on Thursday, October 23rd. Make the Small Business Week Showcase the event that grows your business!

City of Burlington Information
Looking for census information on the City of Burlington? All this Burlington-specific information from the 2011 census is on this website.

Chamber Networking Tip #16
Wear your name tag on your right hand side. That why it’s in the other persons line of sight when the reach out to shake your hand.



Cheryl Craig Careers Inc.
Crosswinds Golf & Country Club
DenBok Landscaping & Design Ltd. Inc.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club
Ideal Excavating Inc.
Liaison College Oakville Campus
McDonald’s ~ McBurl Corp.
P M R Professional Services Inc.
P.S.T. Machining Limited
Penny MacKenzie, Keller Williams Edge Realty
Reis Developments Inc.
Value Village


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Staples Business Depot

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Presidents Luncheon Series
Burlington Golf & Country Club

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Business Before 9
United Way Burlington/Hamilton

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Written by Marianne Meed Ward

I was inspired to seek public office because I believe, like so many of you, “I can do something about that” on the issues we face. As councilor, my role is to take a stand on what’s best for residents and go to bat for it. Pushback is inevitable from those who don’t have the community’s interests at heart. I will stand with you and for you, to achieve the best interests of our city, without caving to unacceptable compromise in the name of consensus.

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