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Peter Perry & Business Achievement Award Winners Unveiled

November 11, 2022

Joe Drumm named 67th Peter Perry Award winner at annual Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) event. WHITBY, Ont., November 10, 2022 – Mayor Don Mitchell announced the 2022 Peter Perry Award recipient, Joe Drumm.  Community builder, volunteer and long-time Town of Whitby Council member, Joe Drumm was surprised at the Whitby Chamber of Commerce gala Read More

The Business Summit: Resilience and Reinvention

July 15, 2022

WHITBY (July 15, 2022) – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) announced today the in-person return of one of its signature events, The Business Summit. Being held at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility on September 21, this year’s summit will focus on how much stamina, creativity and recalibration a business requires daily. Like an Read More

Celebrating women in business at Connect Women: Hindsight is 2020

February 18, 2020

WHITBY, Ont., February 18, 2020 – On March 3, more than 250 guests will take a day out of the office to celebrate women in business at the Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s eighth annual Connect Women event sponsored by Beauty Foundations Clinic and The Vein and Laser Centre. This full-day conference promises a powerhouse lineup Read More

Regional Chair Luncheon

February 14, 2020

AJAX, Ont., February 14, 2020 – The Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade, Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and Whitby Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a joint Regional Chair Luncheon. Media are invited to attend this event where business people and dignitaries will be present to hear Regional Chair, John Henry, address the business community.   Read More

2019 Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards

November 13, 2019

WHITBY, Ont., November 13, 2019 – On November 21, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) has the distinct honour of celebrating business excellence and community contributions at the 2019 Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala. Businesses and individuals will be awarded in six categories, including Business Achievement Award 1-15 Employees, Business Achievement Award 16-49 Employees, Read More

Decoding disruption at the Chamber’s sixth annual Business Summit

September 20, 2019

WHITBY, Ont., September 20, 2019 – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce is decoding the meaning of one of the latest business buzzwords: disruption. At the WCC’s sixth annual Business Summit, participants will be putting a focus on how disruptive thinking, technologies, creativity and innovation impact business success. The event will showcase 22 local exhibitors as Read More

Regional Chambers and Boards of Trade host joint Transportation Summit

March 28, 2019

On Friday, April 5, the Durham Region Joint Chambers and Boards of Trade are inviting members of all levels of government and key business stakeholders to the table to discuss transportation challenges and propose solutions.

Eighth annual event puts spotlight on women leading the way in their industries

February 26, 2019

WHITBY, Ont., February 26, 2019 – On March 5, more than 200 guests will take a day out of the office to celebrate women in business at the Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s eighth annual Connect Women event sponsored by MacAskill Chiropractic and Wellness Centre and Nurse Chevrolet Cadillac. This full day conference promises a powerhouse Read More

Whitby Chamber of Commerce hosts Mayoral Debate and Candidate Expo

September 13, 2018

WHITBY, Ont., September 13, 2018 – On October 22, Whitby voters will elect nine town council members for a four-year term of office. The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) will be hosting a Mayoral Debate and Candidate Expo on Wednesday, September 26 at the Durham College W. Galen Weston Centre for Food. During the candidate expo Read More

Whitby Chamber hosts Open House & Block Party

July 24, 2018

Whitby, Ont. – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) team has finished unpacking and is ready to celebrate the opening of their new location. Members and neighbours are welcome to drop by the new WCC office, located at 209 Dundas Street East in Whitby, for the Open House & Block Party on August 15. In Read More