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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

Business Achievement Award Finalists Announced

September 22, 2022

WHITBY (September 22, 2022) – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) announced today the finalists for their Business Achievement Awards. The awards will be presented at the Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala on Thursday, November 10 at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility. This annual event recognizes local businesses that have demonstrated a passion Read More

2022 Mayoral Forum

September 8, 2022

WHITBY (September 9, 2022) – On September 12, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2022 Mayoral Forum at the Centennial Building. Members of the local media are invited to attend on behalf of their respective outlets. For free media accreditation please email Brenda Bemis at brenda@whitbychamber.org. The Whitby Chamber of Commerce is Read More

The Business Summit: Resilience and Reinvention

August 25, 2022

WHITBY (August 25, 2022) – On September 21, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) will be hosting its annual Business Summit. This year’s theme is Resilience and Reinvention and the event will take place at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility. Check out our keynote speaker! Mark Harrison, Founder, MH3 Collective As if battling an 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

Durham Business Alliance

January 5, 2022

Representing over 2,500 business members, the Durham Business Alliance came together in October 2021 to represent the collective interests of the business community in the Durham Region.  As members of chambers and boards of trade, our membership reflects the strength and diversity of the region and unites to advocate, collaborate and engage. Our mission is to empower, Read More

Peter Perry & Business Achievement Award Winners Unveiled

November 11, 2021

Howard Humphrey named 66th Peter Perry Award winner at annual Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) event. WHITBY, Ont., November 10, 2021 – Mayor Don Mitchell announced the 2021 Peter Perry Award recipient, Howard Humphrey, who was honoured posthumously. Humphrey was CEO of MTC, was known for being philanthropist who helped countless charities in the Durham Read More

2021 Business Achievement Award Finalists Announced

September 20, 2021

WHITBY (September 20, 2021) – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) announced today the finalists for the Business Achievement Awards. The WCC is honoured to recognize the outstanding accomplishments in the community at its virtual Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala on Wednesday, November 10. This annual event recognizes local businesses that have demonstrated Read More

Terry Johnston named 65th Peter Perry Award winner at annual Whitby Chamber event

November 13, 2020

WHITBY, Ont., November 13, 2020 – “Are there any Peter Perrys in this room tonight? Are there any in the Town of Whitby tonight?” Judge John Pritchard asked the crowd at a 1955 dinner sponsored by the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC). The following year, the first Peter Perry was awarded to Donald Wilson. Sixty-five Read More

2020 Whitby Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award finalists announced

September 29, 2020

WHITBY, Ont., September 29, 2020 – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) has the distinct pleasure of honouring outstanding accomplishments in the community at the spectacular Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala. Hosted on Thursday, November 12, this annual event publicly recognizes local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence, a commitment to Read More