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.
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.
The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce submitted its 2022 Provincial Election Priorities to candidates across Hamilton’s provincial electoral ridings.
As Hamilton’s oldest institution, we have the privilege of speaking for our 1,000+ members that employ over 75,000 people in our community. On behalf of our membership, the Chamber presented a suite of policy recommendations to further support and strengthen our local economy for candidates’ consideration.
May 1, 2022 – HAMILTON, ON: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its former President & CEO, Keanin Loomis has been named the winning recipient of the 2022 Burnie Gillespie Memorial Award.
The award was presented in Brampton on Saturday at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting & Conference Gala – an annual gathering for the chamber network to connect, shape our advocacy agenda for the year ahead, and celebrate the extraordinary efforts of our chamber peers.
April 20, 2022 – HAMILTON, ON: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 5th Annual Canada’s Innovation Corridor Summit (CICS) on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, (8 am – 4 pm) at the Royal Botanical Gardens. First held in 2018 in Hamilton, the annual Summit is making a return to address the Transition to Net-Zero.
Hamilton-area businesses facing workforce challenges now have more tools to help them find, hire and retain employees, with the launch of a new series of resources from Now Hiring Hamilton.
Now Hiring Hamilton – a collaboration between the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Mohawk College, Workforce Planning Hamilton and the Economic Development Department of the City of Hamilton – released the final report of its research as well as a series of online resources for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the city.
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.
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.
March 16, 2022 – HAMILTON, ON: The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the following businesses have been selected as finalists for the annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (OBAA), presented by RBC Royal Bank.
The OBAAs nominees are ranked on criteria including entrepreneurship and innovation, employee relations, promotion of Hamilton outside the area, excellence in community relations, and evidence of alignment with their mission statement.
There are many ways that we can define disability – we can use a medical or legal approach, a charity model, or the social model of disability. The most common definition has been the medical model which frames disability as an impairment and a feature of a person’s body. The social model of disability reframes a disability as a mismatched interaction between a person and their environment.