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Celebrating excellence and community commitment at the Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala

November 22, 2018

WHITBY, Ont., November 22, 2018 – On November 15, guests arrived to the snow-covered grounds of Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility and were greeted by Whitby’s Town Crier announcing the significance of the 2018 Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards. Since 1955, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce has had the distinct pleasure of awarding…

Mayoral Debate & Candidate Expo keeps community informed

October 1, 2018

WHITBY, Ont., October 1, 2018 – In advance of Whitby residents flocking to the polls on October 22, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) hosted the 2018 Mayoral Debate & Candidate Expo to ensure voters were informed. The event took place on September 26 at Durham College’s (DC) W. Galen Weston Centre for Food. During the…

2018 Whitby Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award finalists announced

September 27, 2018

WHITBY, Ont., September 27, 2018 – Since 1955, Whitby has had the distinct pleasure of honouring outstanding accomplishments in the community. In the Chamber’s 90th year, this tradition continues with publicly recognizing local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence, a commitment to their community and a strong entrepreneurial spirit at the Peter Perry…

The Business Summit puts business through brand boot camp

September 12, 2018

Whitby Chamber’s fifth annual all-day conference hosted during Small Business Week WHITBY, Ont., September 12, 2018 – Proving that brand is more than just a logo, The Business Summit is bringing a superstar lineup of speakers to the Durham business community. This year’s event, sponsored by Collins Barrow Durham, will put participants through brand boot…

Whitby Chamber of Commerce celebrates new office space with its Open House & Block Party

August 22, 2018

WHITBY, Ont., August 22, 2018 – The celebrations spilled out on to the street during the Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s (WCC) Open House & Block Party on August 15. To celebrate the non-profit organization’s new office, located at 209 Dundas Street East in downtown Whitby, the WCC team invited neighbours, members and dignitaries to tour…

Early bird tickets available for the Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Summit

July 17, 2018

Whitby, Ont. – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) is putting participants through brand boot camp at The Business Summit, an annual all-day conference hosted on Wednesday, October 17 at the Ajax Convention Centre. This year’s event, sponsored by Collins Barrow Durham, will provide guests the opportunity to examine successful brands on global, national and…

Whitby Chamber of Commerce launches new Mentorship Program

June 20, 2018

Whitby, Ont. – Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor and the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) aims to encourage these connections with the launch of its new Mentorship Program. In 2017, the WCC’s Young Entrepreneurs & Professionals (YEP) committee successfully piloted a mentorship program. Based on key learnings and the energy and…

Durham Region joint Chambers/BoTs highlight transportation needs

April 30, 2018

Transportation Round Table supports infrastructure for large scale economic development DURHAM REGION, April 30, 2018 – The joint Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade of Durham Region, representing nearly 3,000 businesses, invited stakeholders to discuss the transportation issues facing Durham Region. The purpose of the round table event, held on April 24, was to…

Whitby Chamber of Commerce calls on Province to push for better broadband

April 27, 2018

Whitby, ON, February 16, 2018 – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) will be in Hamilton, Ontario this weekend gathering support from chambers of commerce from across Ontario to call on the Ontario government to develop a comprehensive broadband strategy. The WCC is one of five chambers co-sponsoring a policy resolution submitted by the Sarnia…

WCC member helps launch Small Business Access

February 16, 2018

Whitby, ON – On February 12, Minister Leal joined Rocco Rossi, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s (WCC) very own, Kim Copetti, Copetti & Co. Professional Organization, to announce the launch of Small Business Access, the new one-window service to help small business owners start, grow and…