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2702, 2023

International Women’s Day Lunch adds chamber membership door prizes

By |February 27th, 2023|Categories: General|

Great news! You can still get your tickets for our International Women's Day lunch hosted by Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce and enter to win a door prize annual membership with the chamber! This event is powered by the Startup Women's Fund. We'd like to thank Startup Canada, Scotiabank and UPS for their support. Hear from women entrepreneurs from Little Things Canning Company Starz In Motion Dance Studio and [...]

802, 2023

Ontario Economic Report 2023

By |February 8th, 2023|Categories: General|

The flagship report from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce was released February 7, 2023.  Thank you to our more than 50 chamber businesses who completed the survey that fed the data for this report.  Next year, let's reach our target of 75 member businesses so that we can receive a customized report for our region! Read the report here: OER

2511, 2022

Manufacture and Import of Single-Use Plastic Items

By |November 25th, 2022|Categories: General|

Did you know? The ban on the manufacture and import of certain single-use plastic items begins in December 2022 Environment and Climate Change Canada is sharing some information to help you and your members understand how you may be impacted by the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations. As of December 20, 2022, the manufacture and import for sale in Canada of single-use plastic checkout bags, cutlery, foodservice ware, stir sticks and [...]

1611, 2022

2023 Membership Packages

By |November 16th, 2022|Categories: General|

2023 Membership The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce will be migrating its member businesses to our new packages that provide much more value and benefits under a revised framework built with feedback and input from the business community.  Moving from relevant to becoming an essential partner in your business!

1611, 2022

Request for Proposal: Auditor

By |November 16th, 2022|Categories: General|

UOVCC Auditor RFP 11-16=22 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce (Contractor) invites proposals for the 2022 annual financial audit of the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce financial records for approval by the Board of Directors and ultimately the members of the corporation at the Annual General Meeting.  The Chamber requires an audit conducted in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles to include a Statement [...]

1511, 2022

Digital Service Squad is Here to Help!

By |November 15th, 2022|Categories: General|

Looking to Upgrade Your Website? Improve Your Social Media Presence? Expand Your Marketing Reach? Contact Your Digital Service Squad Today! ABOUT UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The voice of the business community in the Upper Ottawa Valley, the Chamber of Commerce is an association of businesses and business leaders across much of Renfrew County from Whitewater region to Pembroke and Petawawa, Madawaska and Bonnechere to Deep River. As a [...]

1507, 2022

Digital Service Squad for the Upper Ottawa Valley

By |July 15th, 2022|Categories: General|

$95k Investment in Digital Service Squad to help transform the Upper Ottawa Valley business community through online technologies Media Release July 15, 2022 The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Town of Petawawa, the City of Pembroke and the Pembroke Business Improvement Area (PBIA), has received a $95,650.00 grant from Digital Main Street for a two-year Digital Service Squad (DSS) program to help small businesses [...]

204, 2022

Annual General Meeting: The Path Forward

By |April 2nd, 2022|Categories: Event, Meeting, Strategic Plan|

Big thank you to all our members who joined us for our virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Feb. 23, 2022. We are happy to share that the winner of our impressive prize pack is Chamber member, Cindy Sell, ReMax Pembroke Realty Ltd. Thanks to our generous members, Cindy can #shoplocal with these amazing items: 2 x $25 gift cards plus pickled goods [...]

104, 2022

International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias Event a Success

By |April 1st, 2022|Categories: Event, Meeting, Professional Development|

Words like inspiring, insightful, and empowering were used to describe our #IWD2022 event. Presented by Meridian Credit Union Pembroke, our keynote presentation from the County of Renfrew Warden & Township of Laurentian Valley Reeve Debbie Robinson shared these inspiring words, "Have a vision, set a goal, find the path forward." Robinson's story was followed by a special Chamber panel with, Dr. Keltie Jones, Algonquin College Waterfront Campus, Heather Jobe, [...]

104, 2022

UOVCC Re-Launches Startup Ottawa Valley

By |April 1st, 2022|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Startup, Tool Kit|

The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce (UOVCC) has partnered with Startup Canada to relaunch a Startup Ottawa Valley community. As a Startup community, the UOVCC can share opportunities and resources with our local businesses and we can also access funding supports through Startup Canada partners to facilitate local workshops, events and programs. Please like our social pages so your business can stay informed of all these great opportunities and [...]

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