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Business Political Forum & BBQ

Rick Goldring has been Burlington’s Mayor since 2010.
James Ridge joined City Hall as the City Manager, the most senior staff person, in March 2015.

The Burlington Chamber is providing you with the opportunity to speak casually and directly with the Mayor and our new City Manager. Whether there are issues that concern you or you have questions regarding upcoming government plans and the impacts they will have on Burlington, this is the event to have your voice heard.

When: August 26, 2015
Where: Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington
2020 Lakeshore Rd.    MAP
Time: 4:30pm Check-in Desk Opens
4:30pm BBQ & Networking
5:00pm Presentation and Q&A
General Admission Price: $45 + HST ($50.85)
Member Price: $35 + HST ($39.55)
Payment and Cancellation Policy: Your purchase must be paid prior to the event. Refunds are given up to a week before the event. If you are unable to attend it is recommended you find a replacement. The Chamber appreciates your understanding.

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Member Orientation

Member Orientation gives you more than just an introduction.  You have a chance to network with other like-minded business owners and staff. You will find out what benefits and value you can gain being a Chamber member.

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time: 7:45 - 9:00 am
Where: Burlington Golf & Country Club
422 North Shore Blvd. E     MAP
Cost: no charge
You MUST register in advance.


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Sustainable Business - The Way of the Future

environmentThis is a very exciting opportunity to hear local business leaders speak about the practices their businesses are adopting to reduce their environmental impact and grow their profits, while contributing to a healthy, thriving community.
You will also learn how these progressive practices are helping these businesses achieve greater financial success.

Guest speakers:

Terrapure Environmental, formerly Newalta, provides industrial waste management solutions for its customers.  They are focused on sustainability within their own operations and reducing the company's environmental footprint.
Pearle Hospitality, owner/operators of several event venues and restaurants in Ontario including Spencer's at the Waterfront, is dedicated to sourcing the freshest seasonal produce the area has to offer while reduing the distance between producer and consumer.

Date: Tuesday, September 22
Where: Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel
3063 South Service Rd.   MAP
Time:   7:30am  Check-in desk opens
  8:00am  Panel Discussion
10:00am  Closing Remarks
Cost (Advanced registration is required)
  Early Bird General Admission:
  Early Bird Member Price:
  General Admission (after Sept. 1):
  Member Price: (after Sept. 1):

  $35 + HST
  $25 + HST
  $45 + HST
  $35 + HST
Payment & Cancellation Policy: It is the policy of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce that all event registrations be paid in full prior to the event. Refunds for cancellations will be provided up to September 15.  If you need to cancel after September 15, we encourage you to send a replacement.


Women's Networking Event

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Distinguished Entrepreneur Award Dinner

The Burlington Chamber of Commerce is proud to host
this year’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Award Dinner

featuring a performance by Rock and Soul Artist, Laura Cole,
winner of three 2015 Hamilton Music Awards.

The 2015 inductee into the Burlington Entrepreneur Hall of Fame is

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“I am overwhelmed by the unexpected honour. There are so many amazing
entrepreneurs in our community that I am humbled to have been considered.”

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Lawrie Insurance Group Inc.

 When:  Wednesday, October 7, 2015
 Where:  Burlington Convention Centre
 1120 Burloak Dr.   MAP
 Time:  5:30  Reception
 6:30  Presentations
 $180 + HST
 $1400 + HST (8 tickets at $175)
Advance registration is required. Tickets available until September 30.


Payment and Cancellation Policy: Your purchase must be paid prior to the event. Refunds will be given until September 30. If you are unable to attend it is recommended you find a replacement. The Chamber appreciates your understanding.


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