Municipal Election Debate – October 16th and 17th 2018
EWCC is pleased to provide a forum for you to participate in our municipal election debate at the Royal Canadian Legion. With so many critical issues at stake, this promises to be an exciting couple of evenings you definitely won't want to miss. Timing will be from 7:00pm to 10:00pm each night. Each candidate will be provided three minutes to answer seven questions that will be crafted based upon the input we receive from you completing this quick survey: DEBATE SURVEY
Come out on October 16th to meet your 2 County Councillor candidates and three Mayoral candidates, this session will be moderated by EWCC Chair, Diane Nelson. Then, On October 17th the Councillor candidates will be moderated by EWCC Board Director, Chris Narysingh. There will be time allocated at the end of each session for additional questions as well as an opportunity to mingle. This will be your last chance to meet the candidates before you cast your vote on October 22, 2018. We look forward to seeing you at the Legion.
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There are many reasons to join the EWCC; sign up now for 2019 and for a limited time you'll get the balance of 2018 absolutely FREE. Annual membership is only $130.00 and many members find that participating in just one of the many Member Benefits more than pays for their EWCC membership. Pro-rated Membership cost for balance of 2018 : $100
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MEET OUR 2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thank you for the enthusiastic turnout at our AGM where we also welcomed our Mayor Allan Alls, County Councillor Pierre Brianceau,
Councillor Rob Smith as well as the Vice Chair of the Town’s Economic
Development Committee, Jamie Cheyne.
We are pleased to introduce our 2018 Board of Directors:
Diane Nelson, Chair
Chris Bailey, Vice Chair
Michael Robins, Treasurer
Opportunities will exist for Chamber members to serve on various committees. Check our website often for details!
Beyond Advocacy… There are Savings!
In addition to the advocacy work done on behalf of business by the Chamber of Commerce, both locally and nationally through our connections with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, we can also assist businesses of all sizes in improving their bottom line through a number of benefit programs.
The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan
The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan has been protecting Canadian firms for over 40 years. More than 30,000 small to midsize businesses choose the Chambers Plan to protect their employees with comprehensive group benefits, including Health and Dental insurance, making it Canada’s #1 employee benefits plan for small business. The Chambers Plan is the simple, stable, smart choice for business; combining accessibility, flexibility and the stability of pooled benefits. Firms choose the Chambers Plan year after year because it offers unsurpassed value and customer service.
Learn more at https://www.chamberplan.ca
Payment Processing with First Data
First Data and the Chamber of Commerce are partnered to bring you exclusive benefits to help your business be more competitive – and you can get access to these benefits as a member of the East Wellington Chamber of Commerce! First Data is a long-standing partner of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and provides a wide variety of payment processing alternatives. Their Program has been vetted to offer transparency and price certainty. On top of that, the First Data program guarantees business cost savings, and helps further support your Chamber of Commerce and your local business community. Why not get a quote today - If they cannot beat your current payment processing fees, you will earn a $1,000 MasterCard® gift card (see website for conditions and further details).
Esso Fuel Business Program
Maintain control while saving time and money with the Esso Business Card! With access to nearly 1,800 Esso stations in Canada (plus partners in the US) this card gives you flexibility and convenience. Chamber of Commerce members receive a 3.5 cents per litre discount regardless of volume. In addition to the special discount you earn just by being a member, you also get state of the art management tools that will give you more control and identify potential problems sooner, ultimately saving you money.
Learn more at http://www.essobusinesscards.ca/a/index.php?org=chamber
ADP Payroll Services
Fast. Simple. Professional. ADP Canada has launched its payroll program with the Chamber of Commerce. This partnership will bring you cost savings for your payroll services. TeamPay by ADP® is designed to help small businesses do just that. A streamlined approach to payroll for small businesses. TeamPay by ADP®, provides an easy-to-navigate cloud-based payroll solution that’s ready when you are, with wizards to guide you through key tasks as you go. For more information contact email@example.com
Purolator Freight Solutions
The Chamber of Commerce has negotiated highly favourable rates with Purolator for its members. Receive preferential pricing with discounts ranging from 25%-45% on Purolator Express and Purolator Ground suite of courier services. Whether it's across town or across the country, you'll get reliable, professional shipping that will satisfy—and impress—your customers.
Office Supplies from Grand and Toy
Grand and Toy offers an exclusive purchasing program for Chamber of Commerce members. Sign-up for an account today and you'll be able to take advantage of the purchasing power that we have partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to offer. Save up to 25% off competitor pricing on everyday office supplies and workplace solutions, and over 30% on paper.
Security Bundle from The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)
The cost of an outage for an ecommerce site can be directly shown in lost dollars, while network/website outages are measured in lost productivity and loss of customer trust. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) maintains the critical DNS infrastructure needed to keep over 2.5 million domain names online 100 per cent of the time - and we are delivering this capability to Chamber of Commerce members in a special bundle offer.
What happens when business owners and employees have the skills they need to succeed? Everything. Greater motivation. Higher productivity. Better results. It’s that simple. Chamber eLearning offers hundreds of courses covering strategy, accounting and finance, management skills and leadership, sales and marketing, human resources, health and safety and Desktop PC topics. Courses are available 24/7 from home or office. Self-paced internet learning is the lowest cost, yet most effective training available anywhere.
Learn more at http://www.chamberelearning.ca/
Chamber Travel Program
In 2018 Discover Bali or Iceland with a preferred Chamber of Commerce package.
***Note: 2018 dates have already passed, waiting for next dates.
Learn more at http://lander.indus.travel/chamber-travel-program
Programs Administered through the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC)
When you join the East Wellington Chamber of Commerce, you automatically become a member of the OCC, a strong network of over 60,000 business owners just like you, from all corners of the province. This provides you with access to a variety of business support resources and portals administered by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, including:
Partnering with 1-800-MEMBERS includes individualized marketing plans & dedicated account executives, a highly trained sales team and unmatched support. BEYOND GREAT SAVINGS! 1-800-MEMBERS specializes in providing chambers and their members with best in class member benefit programs while increasing your non-dues revenue.