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How to Create Your Own Action Plan for Less Stress in 2021!

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register at Event Brite for this event. As we enter a new year, it is a good time to consider the year you want…stress-wise. There is an old business axiom “plan your work and work your plan.” It implies that a plan is a good foundation that provides a framework for success. The entrepreneur starts …

Managing your business’s finances in 2021

Grand Bend, Ontario

The road to recovery is filled with uncertainty. No matter how your business is weathering the storm, strong financial management has become more important than ever. Join BDC’s experts for a free, live webinar, where they will offer practical advice on optimizing cash flow, effectively controlling costs and positioning your business for the recovery. Their …


Dealing with Difficult People: Seven Steps to Success

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. There are two realities or rules we must acknowledge. Rule # 1. There will always be difficult people. Rule # 2. Nice people like us have to deal professionally with Rule # 1. Learn how to deal effectively, politely, and professionally with difficult people and their challenging …

Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit 2021 – Event 1

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. Join Huron County Economic Development for two virtual half-day sessions led by tourism industry experts. Register for ONE or BOTH days. January 25, 2021 (1:30-4:00pm) Led by William Bakker (Destination Think) In partnership with Community Futures Huron Keynote: Tourism market trends with a focus on the tourism landscape, pre-COVID, …

Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit 2021 – Event 2

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. Led by Chris Hughes (BC Hughes) In partnerships with FedDev Ontario Keynote: The advantages of rural tourism and how operators can use this advantage to match shifting tourism trends. Breakout Session: The breakout session will highlight the key elements needed to develop effective touring routes and will encourage operators …

Business Basics: Pitching Your Business

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. When making a pitch, presentation is everything. In this interactive webinar, we’ll help you perfect your elevator pitch and convince investors and financial institutions why your business is worth the investment. We will discuss how to concisely communicate what it is that you need and why. We’ll …

Postponed Breakfast with the Mayor

Grand Bend, Ontario

Normall 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 …


How to Motivate Yourself to Stay Positive, Focused, and Energized!

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register Online for this event at Event Brite. It takes an immense amount of self-motivation, determination, and real grit to succeed in running a business. It can be a real challenge to remain positive when there are challenges, personally and professionally. A small business can present a number of issues every day that can distract …

Canceled Spring Members’ Mixer – March

Grand Bend, Ontario

For many members early Spring represents the last months of relative calm before the Summer High Season descends . The Members Mixer offers members the chance to socialize, network and compare notes as we head into the summer months. We're looking for a sponsor for this event! Location to be announced. The first 34 people …


Annual General Meeting of all Members

Oakwood Resort 70671 Bluewater Highway Grand Bend,

We are planning for an in-person AGM socially distanced at the Legion Upper Hall. If the meeting needs to switch to Zoom, details will be provided. 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 …


Spring Members Mixer – April

Grand Bend, Ontario

Come on out to enjoy an informative and social networking event before the peak tourist season sucks up all your time! We're looking for a Sponsor for this event! Location to be determined. The first 34 people who RSVP after we announce the location for this event will receive a complimentary beer or wine.


Fall Classic Golf Tournament

Widder Station Golf & Country Club 8395 Decker Road, Thedford, Ontario

This fundraising tournament is a great opportunity to socialize and network. You don’t need to be a Chamber Member or even a local business to play in this tournament or sponsor!


Fall Members Mixer

Grog's Pub & Grill 8604 Lakeshore Road , Port Franks, Ontario

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, members’ showcase, sponsorship opportunities, great opportunity to network and socialize in …