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Class of ’24 Bursary Program

2024-04-03T11:24:31-04:00

Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce Class of ’24 Bursary  The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce is honoured to offer a bursary program for graduating secondary school students in the region.  Recipients will be rewarded up to $250 toward the purchase of learning materials for post-secondary studies. “The next generation of business leaders for the Ottawa Valley is setting course on their career path, and it is our responsibility to invest in the future by doing what we can to support them on this journey,” says Kelly Hollihan, executive director.  Member businesses of the chamber have been contributing to the [...]

Class of ’24 Bursary Program2024-04-03T11:24:31-04:00

Upper Ottawa Valley and Greater Arnprior Chambers of Commerce Set to Merge

2024-03-19T09:46:43-04:00

Upper Ottawa Valley and Greater Arnprior Chambers of Commerce Set to Merge Bringing the business community of the Ottawa Valley closer together The annual general meeting of the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce took place February 22nd at the Ottawa Valley Business Summit where member businesses voted to approve a proposal brought forward from the Greater Arnprior Chamber of Commerce to accept its members into the Upper Ottawa Valley chamber network. “We are delighted to welcome our neighbour businesses,” says Cyndi Mills, President of the Board of Directors for the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce.  “Our region has [...]

Upper Ottawa Valley and Greater Arnprior Chambers of Commerce Set to Merge2024-03-19T09:46:43-04:00

UOVCC Hosts Ottawa Valley Business Summit

2024-01-26T12:56:28-05:00

Building a ‘Community’ for our Business Community Building a “Community” for Our Business Community Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts the Ottawa Valley Business Summit On February 22nd at the Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre, the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the business community of this region and the eleven municipalities in its chamber catchment area for its first annual Ottawa Valley Business Summit. “We are excited to expand our annual general meeting event into a full-sized conference to serve the businesses of the region that together form the backbone of our local economy and [...]

UOVCC Hosts Ottawa Valley Business Summit2024-01-26T12:56:28-05:00

Small Businesses at the Heart of the Innovation Economy 

2023-10-13T10:20:11-04:00

Small Businesses at the Heart of the Innovation Economy Small businesses have always been the backbone of Ontario’s economy, a driving force behind innovation and economic growth in the province. These resilient enterprises generate new ideas, create jobs and foster community resilience. In partnership with Desjardins, the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) are delighted to unveil the annual Small Business Week Campaign, Small Business, Big Ideas. This year’s campaign will underscore the impact and potential of small business innovation and the importance of supporting these businesses beyond recovery and toward growth. Small businesses have a vital role [...]

Small Businesses at the Heart of the Innovation Economy 2023-10-13T10:20:11-04:00

Chamber in the News

2023-08-16T08:42:23-04:00

Delighted to bring the voice of the business community in the Upper Ottawa Valley to the conversation with our friends at Local Immigration Partnership to address labour shortages in our region through #immigrantsworks. Attracting new Canadians to stay in eastern Ontario | Ottawa Morning with Robyn Bresnahan | Live Radio | CBC Listen  

Chamber in the News2023-08-16T08:42:23-04:00

Chamber Rallies Business Community to Support Local Restaurant

2023-08-14T15:31:52-04:00

Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce Rallies the Business Community to Support The Nelson Street Pub Amid Road Construction Challenges  Demonstrating commitment to a stronger and more vibrant regional economy August 14, 2023 (PEMBROKE – August 14, 2023) – Critical infrastructure projects are necessary for economic development, but it seems as if all priority road construction this year has been launched at once with detours and traffic congestion dotting the landscape.  Commutes are taking longer, and many businesses are feeling the effects as traffic is redirected away from their storefronts or access is reduced with temporary fencing and road closures.  The [...]

Chamber Rallies Business Community to Support Local Restaurant2023-08-14T15:31:52-04:00
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