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Annual General Meeting of all Members

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the Chamber’s business event at which we elect directors, review and approve the audited financial statements, present the succeeding year’s budget and provide an annual report of the year’s events and activities.

The Chamber’s fiscal year runs from November 1 through to October 31. A financial audit is held to confirm the accuracy of the financial statements and compliance with current corporate legislation.


  1. Opening Remarks / Scrutineer’s Report
  2. Approval of the Minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting (Voting item)
  3. Year End Report (Discussion item)
  4. Presentation & Adoption of the 2018 Financial Statements (Voting item)
  5. Appointment of the auditors for 2019 (Voting item)
  6. Confirmation of Directors to the Board (Voting item)
  7. Questions / New Business
  8. Adjournment & Closing Remarks

Breakfast with the Mayor

Held in February, this event provides members with an opportunity to informally discuss topics of interest and relevance with local representatives. The Mayor and Deputy-Mayor of Lambton Shores will be on-hand and, if timing allows, the MPP and MP for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex counties. As well, key industry agency representatives typically attend such as Tourism Sarnia Lambton,  Southwestern Ontario Tourism Corporation and Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership.

On receipt of your ticket order, we will issue an invoice for payment. We accept payment by cash, cheque, PayPal or bank e-transfer.


Celebrate the Season Business Awards Dinner

This business awards dinner provides an opportunity to celebrate and recognize business savvy, creativity, customer service and business contributions to the Grand Bend Area community. It’s also our largest event of the year. Celebrate the Season looks back to the passing year’s challenges and successes while looking forward to the new year to come.

Event Includes: guest speaker, award presentations, silent auction, socializing and fabulous dinner at one of the area’s foremost banquet facilities.

Event Sponsor: TBD

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6-9pm
Where: TBD
Cost: $55 per person (inclusive of taxes & gratuities!)
How To Get Tickets: Call 519-238-2001, email info@grandbendchamber.ca or use the order form below. Your tickets will be mailed to you or you can pick them up at the Welcome Centre 9:30am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

We encourage you to pre-pay for your tickets to reduce the workload on our volunteers on the evening of this event. If you’d prefer, ticket payment can be made at the door (please bring exact cash or cheque).

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On receipt of your order, we will issue you an invoice which is payable using cash, cheque, credit card via PayPal or Interace e-transfer through online banking.


Fall Members Mixer

October 2017 – EVENT SPONSOR & HOST!

The Fall Members Mixer offers a chance to socialize, network, find out how well the last nine months have worked out for fellow businesses and discuss plans for the fall and winter seasons. This event also provides several sponsorship opportunities.

Event Includes: general announcements, guest speaker, members’ showcase, sponsorship opportunities, great opportunity to network and socialize in casual, laid-back atmosphere.

Fall Classic Golf Tournament

This year's PRESENTING SPONSORS are Grog's Pub & Grill and MacPherson's Restaurant
This year’s PRESENTING SPONSORS are Grog’s Pub & Grill and MacPherson’s Restaurant

  • Closest to the Line Sponsor
  • Men's Longest Drive Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Registration Desk Sponsor
  • Beverage Cart Advertiser
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Presenting Sponsor
  • Closest to the Pin Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Men's Longest Drive Sponsor
  • Putting Green Contest Sponsor
  • Power Cart sponsor
  • Presenting Sponsor
  • Women's Longest Drive Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Closest to the Pin Sponsor
  • Banquet Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor & Ladies Longest Drive Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Golf Hole Sponsor
  • Wine Gift Sponsor
  • Passport Challenge Sponsor
  • Wine Gift Sponsor
  • Wine Gift Sponsor
  • Signage Sponsor

The Fall Classic Golf Tournament is a fabulous and fun opportunity to socialize, network, showcase your business through sponsorship, reward employees and thank clients or simply get a bunch of neighbours and friends together for a fun day.

You do not need to be a Chamber Member or even a local business to play in this tournament or sponsor! Fun is the Name of the Game.
Funds raised from this tournament help keep the Welcome Centre open year-round. The Welcome Centre provides tourism and visitor services to the Greater Grand Bend Area – which provides “borderless tourism” for visitors, tourists and residents in support of local businesses in Lambton Shores, Bluewater and South Huron.


  • 1pm shot-gun start / 4-Person Scramble Format / Mixed or Same Gender teams
  • Prizes for Hole-in-One, Longest Drive (Women’s & Men’s), Closest-to-the-Pin, Closest-to-the-rope, Putting Challeng.
  • Wacky golf games!

Golfer Registration – $99 per person / $380 per foursome (foursomes save money).  Get your team registered by the EARLY BIRD DEADLINE OF July 31 for a chance to win your entry fee.

Your $99 per person registration fee (includes HST) includes:

  • 18 Holes of golf
  • Power cart,
  • Dinner,
  • Golfer’s Gift Bag,
  • Golfing Contests
  • Prizes
  • Take Home Wine Gift