Leading Through Change
Are you struggling with mindset around the challenges of your business? This workshop is for you! There is still time to register! This Thursday we are holding an online event. Join us! It will be time well spent on your business.
Leading Through Change
Forging the way forward: How entrepreneurs are adapting to the pandemic October 19 – 2:00 PM EDT
An event hosted by Michael Denham, BDC President and CEO, where he interacts with and shares actual case studies of business owners who have managed well during the pandemic.
Special guests include:
Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade
Joanna Griffiths, Founder and CEO of Knixwear
Sami Hayek, Founder and CEO of Pitbull Energy Services
Join us on Thursday, October 15 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm for the launch of the report “Small and Medium Size Employers (SMEs): Skills Gaps and Future Skills”, a Skills Next project and a collaboration between the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Diversity Institute, Public Policy Forum, Future Skills Centre, followed by an exciting panel conversation to deep dive on some of these critical issues facing small business. Skills Next is funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program.
The Little Black Dress Event has been a trademark of North Grenville Chamber for over four years and draws support from incredible sponsors, businesses and guests. This year would have been our 5th year hosting the Little Black Dress event, so we are heartbroken to have to cancel this year. We look forward to having an even better event in 2021! Please save the date for next year, October 15th, 2021.
Regional Relief and Recovery Fund - interest free loans to help support fixed operating costs of businesses that have had their revenues adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
ShopHERE is now available across Ontario! Don't miss out!
As a result of a partnership between the Federal and Provincial governments, the ShopHERE powered by Google program is available to businesses across Ontario at no cost! Business owners can sign up at the link below, and are only responsible for the monthly platform costs once the 90-day trial is up.
By Acuitas | May 15, 2020
Why You Need Your Chamber Now, More Than Ever
Written by: Sarah Hubbard
My partner Kevin Korpi and I are chamber of commerce junkies. I worked for the Detroit Regional Chamber for 17 years. Kevin worked for the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce and then the Michigan Chamber of Commerce for a total of 10 years.
Join this interactive webinar with the Canada Revenue Agency for self-employed, small businesses and non-profit organizations on Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan covering topics such as:
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
Temporary 10% Wage Subsidy
Heather Lawless from Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation will discuss the Regional Relief Recovery Fund, a new $40,000 loan available for businesses. All businesses welcome. Hosted by North Grenville Economic Development.
Introducing the Get Cronk'd Fitness Studio Physical Distancing Fun Walk/Run!
It will be a wonderful opportunity for all of us to COME TOGETHER BUT STAY APART as a community in the pursuit of fun, fresh air, exercise, community spirit and healthy living.
WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT: A fun run/walk for everybody. Three categories of 4 week cumulative distance challenges to choose from; Gold Level = 60 km plus; Silver = 40 km plus; Bronze = 20 km plus. You pick your level upon registration.
Local Business and COVID-19
Greenfield Global's Johnstown siteis a trailblazer in fighting pandemic
JOHNSTOWN - Greenfield Global Inc.'s Johnstown facility is joining the fight against COVID-19 with production of hand sanitizer-grade alcohol for cross-country distribution.
"Our Johnstown plant is the first plant in Canada to receive approval from Health Canada to produce Technical Grade alcohol. We believe we have the first such approval in North America," Plant Manager Brendan Bland said today.