Committees & Divisions

Connections

Connections is a category-exclusive networking group that meets every other Thursday morning at the Uptown Business Club (236 Pritchard Road). Breakfast is served at 7:15am, and the meeting begins at 7:30am.

For more information, click here.

 

Divisions

Ancaster Division

Provides support and leadership for local business issues relating to the Town of Ancaster. Organizes the annual Ancaster Citizen of the Year and Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards.

Meets 2nd Friday of the month at 12:00 noon at various locations around Ancaster. See calendar or Pipeline for details.
Chair: Kelly Herd, retired

Dundas Division

Provides support and leadership for local business issues relating to the Town of Dundas: organizing the annual Dundas Citizen of the Year and Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards, hosts the annual Christmas tree Lighting Ceremony and Dundas Seniors’ Day.

Meets 4th Wednesday month at 12:00 noon at various locations around Dundas. See calendar or Pipeline for details.
Chair: Steve Roblin, Judy Marsales Real Estate Brokerage

 

YEP Division

YEP is a division of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and applies to Chamber members with any and all employees under the age of 40. YEP specifically supports young professionals who work in Hamilton, ON with monthly events. YEP Members are ambitious, fun and resourceful and are looking to attend events that add value to their professional and personal lives. Members are willing to help others, not only to build upon their philanthropic goals but to live happier, more satisfying lives. YEP events and meetings are held in various locations around Hamilton to engage members in the local community and economy, these events provide professionals an opportunity to learn new skills, build toolkits and network with similar minded individuals.

YEP! Hamilton will act also as a platform to:

  • Utilize technology to link young Entrepreneurs & Professionals across the city to enact positive change
  • Focus on raising the profile of young Entrepreneurs & Professionals in Hamilton to assist in the overall communications goal of promoting “Hamilton – City of Entrepreneurs”
  • utilize the resources available through the Chamber.

Meeting dates, times and locations vary. See Events page for details.
Chair: Freda Vanopoulos, Virk Personal Injury Law
For details about upcoming YEP events or to join, please contact Julia at j.jarusauskas@hamiltonchamber.ca

2017-2018 YEP Executive:

 

Human Resources Network

The Human Resources Network will hear from and interact with speakers and panels that address current issues of importance to HR professionals. Co Chair: Allyson Wenzowski, Publicity Works Co Chair: Nancy Smith, Interval House

Committee and Division Renewal

The Hamilton Chamber, in an effort to continuously improve its effectiveness, recently undertook a full review of its committees and divisions. The overall goal was to ensure the best value for volunteers and your time commitment, while also ensuring the Chamber stays leading edge in its policy-focussed work and its membership services.

A Committee & Division Renewal Task Force was struck to assist staff in this review.  Click here to view the Task Force’s Terms of Reference.

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Any chamber member in good standing is welcome to participate in any of the Chamber’s events, groups and divisions.  Please register with w.eames@hamiltonchamber.ca.