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2019 Federal Candidates Debate

On Tuesday, October 1 the Oakville Chamber of Commerce partnered with Sheridan College and YourTV to host 2019 Federal Candidates Debate for the Oakville and Oakville North-Burlington electoral districts. Questions were drawn from the Oakville Chamber membership, the Canadian Chamber Network's Vote Prosperity Platform, and the Oakville Chamber's Roadmap for…

Thank you to our Partners

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce experienced another successful year. This success would not be possible without the ongoing support of our members. Thank you to our partners who supported us generously throughout the 2018/2019 year!

Addressing Regional Imbalances Critical to Ontario’s Future

Industry report outlines strategies to unlock the economic potential of communities across the province Today the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber Network, released a new report, The Great Mosaic: Reviving Ontario’s Regional Economies. The report outlines how government of all levels can work with industry…

Member Profile: Javelin Technologies

This past April, Javelin Technologies was named one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers (SMEs). The program recognizes SMEs that offer the country’s best workplaces and forward-thinking policies and evaluates employers on their physical workspace, atmosphere, benefits, communications, training, and community involvement.With headquarters in Oakville, Javelin has 115 employees…

Want Beautiful Referrals That Close Like Clockwork?

Creating more and better referrals is entirely within your grasp. Beautiful referrals that close like clockwork are the result of four phases in a successful business professional’s network. Can you identify your phase? Which phase would you choose for your business or practice? Phase One – Gee, I was lucky…

Agile or Irrelevant – Redefining Resilience

KPMG’s 2019 Canadian CEO Outlook KPMG recently released the 2019 Canadian CEO Outlook which surveyed 1,300 CEOs of large companies from around the world, including 75 in Canada, to get their views on the highest-priority opportunities and most daunting challenges they and their businesses face.   Interestingly, both Canadian and…

Our Summer Reading List

Are you developing your summer reading list? Consider these books recommended by the Oakville Chamber’s Marketing Committee. Big Mind: How Collective Intelligence Can Change Our World Geoff Mulgan This book explores how organizations can leverage human and machine intelligence together, to better solve business and social challenges in a future…

Oakville Chamber to host Steve Paikin at the 65th Annual Chair’s Dinner

Canadian journalist, author and producer Steve Paikin will be the keynote speaker at the Oakville Chamber of Commerce’s 65th Annual Chair’s Dinner. The Chair’s Dinner will take place on Wednesday, September 25th at the Oakville Conference Centre.   Steve Paikin has held reporting jobs in private radio and print media…

Unleashing the economic potential of Ontario’s beverage alcohol sector

Ontario Chamber Network Recommends a Comprehensive Approach to Alcohol Reform in Ontario Today, the Oakville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce released a new report, Refreshing the Sale of Beverage Alcohol in Ontario. This report outlines how the province could modernize the sale and distribution…