Peterborough, ON, August 22, 2016:
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has announced the three finalists for the 2016 Canadian Chamber Competition:
Each year members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce gather for their Annual General Meeting, the 2016 meeting is taking place in Regina, Saskatchewan, September 16 – 19. As part of the AGM the Canadian Chamber holds a competition based on a relevant theme. This year the theme was “Membership in the Age of Google, How Our Chamber is Reinventing ourselves”. The aim of the competition is to profile chambers of commerce that are innovative in their approach, particularly as it pertains to the theme.
The Peterborough Chamber submission focussed on the rebranding of our chamber under the “Strengthening Business” banner, as both a slogan and a way of doing business. The key elements included:
The advocacy/lobbying work we do on behalf of our members, including:
The rebranding project has helped increase awareness of the Chamber and the core work we do.
“Our members drive us, and channeling the collective strength of the business community gives us a focused voice on a variety of issues. Apart from the lobbying work we do, helping our members grow helps the local economy.” Stuart Harrison, President and CEO Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
“This is well deserved recognition for the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, reflecting the business community's engagement in the community where they do business, as well as the great work by the staff at the Chamber who nurture discussions on how we can continue to grow our businesses, thereby improving the overall health of our community. Peterborough's strength is built on the incredible efforts of the many volunteers, community groups, businesses and organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce. Well done.” Daryl Bennett
For further information contact:
Stuart Harrison, President and CEO
Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (705) 748-9771 ext.202
The Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce acts as a catalyst to enhance business growth, opportunity, innovation, partnerships and a diverse business community.