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HAMILTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES ‘CITIZEN OF THE YEAR’ & ‘CEO OF THE YEAR’ HONOURS AHEAD OF OUTSTANDING BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS ON APRIL 10th

· by Mike Hardill

Rebecca Wissenz to receive Hamilton Citizen of the Year award, while Creative Guild’s Tiffany Simkins named Hamilton CEO of the Year.

Complete list of Outstanding Business Achievement Awards finalists to be announced next week.

Hamilton, ON – The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is excited to name Hamilton’s ‘CEO of the Year’ and ‘Citizen of the Year’, ahead of the 40th annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards, presented by RBC Royal Bank.

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HAMILTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH APPOINTMENT OF TWO VICE-PRESIDENTS

· by Mike Hardill

Drina Omazic joins Hamilton Chamber as VP, Advocacy & Operations and Mike Hardill added as VP, Marketing & Membership Engagement

HAMILTON, ON – Hamilton Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Greg Dunnett announced today the appointment of two Vice-President roles.

As Vice-President of Advocacy & Operations, Drina Omazic will oversee day-to-day business operations at the Chamber, in addition to acting as the Chamber’s lead on government relations, political affairs, and policy.

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Hamilton Chamber Announces the 2023 Outstanding Business Achievement Award Winners

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

March 29, 2023 – HAMILTON, ON: At a gala celebration at Carmen’s Banquet Centre on Wednesday, March 29, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce announced this year’s winning recipients of the annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAA), presented by RBC.

This year’s OBAAs honoured local businesses and organizations for their achievements, business growth, and overall impact on the community.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Wins Big for Hamilton Day Initiative

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

Local Chamber Takes Home Two Festival & Events of Ontario Achievement Awards: Best Promotional Campaign and Best Social Media Campaign

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce we have received two 2023 Festival & Events of Ontario (FEO) Achievement Awards for our local Hamilton Day initiative. Hamilton Day was recognized as an award-winning event in the Best Promotional Campaign and Best Social Media Campaign categories.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce names Carole MacVicar as Hamilton Citizen of the Year, PJ Mercanti as Hamilton CEO of the Year, and announces business finalists for its Annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2023 winning recipient of the Hamilton Citizen of the Year Award, the inaugural winner of the new Hamilton CEO of the Year Award, as well as the list of business finalists for its Annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAA).

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Opens Applications for Annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards & Hamilton Citizen of the Year Award

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the call is now open for nominations for its annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAA) & Hamilton Citizen of the Year Award.

Businesses may nominate themselves or another business at obaahcc.ca. Applications close Friday, January 20 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

The OBAA’s honour local businesses and organizations in Hamilton.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Releases 2022 Municipal Election Priorities: Ready for Business

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is proud to release its 2022 Municipal Election Priorities. As Hamilton’s oldest institution at 177 years old, the Chamber has the privilege of advocating for our 1,000+ members that employ over 75,000 people in our community. The Chamber is presenting recommendations herein to further strengthen our local economy.

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Hamilton Chamber Announces 2022 Outstanding Business Achievement Award Winners

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

May 11, 2022 – HAMILTON, ON: At an in-person gala event at Carmen’s Banquet Centre on May 11, the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce announced this year’s winning recipients of the annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAAs) presented by RBC Royal Bank.

This year’s OBAAs honoured local businesses and organizations for their achievements, business growth, and overall impact on the community.

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Hamilton Chamber Launches Rainbow Registered Accreditation Program in Hamilton with Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) are partnering together to offer Hamilton businesses the Rainbow Registered Accreditation.

Rainbow Registered is a nationally recognized safe space accreditation program developed by the CGLCC, Tourism HR Canada, and funded by the Federal government. It recognizes Canadian businesses and organizations that are LGBT+ inclusive, and in turn helps customers, clients, partners and prospective employees to identify LGBT+ friendly businesses and organizations.

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Hamilton Chamber of Commerce names Blair McKeil as 2022 Citizen of the Year

· by c.dambrosio@hamiltonchamber.ca

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Blair McKeil is the recipient of the 2022 RBC Royal Bank Hamilton Citizen of the Year Award.

Blair will be honoured at the Hamilton Chamber’s in-person Outstanding Business Achievement Awards gala on May 11 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre. Registration and ticket information is available here.

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