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WELCOME

The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce’s vision is to help foster economic growth in the Pontiac and we believe that a strong and vibrant private sector is the key to a better quality of life for all our citizens. It’s our role to recognize the leaders of our business community and acknowledge their services, their accomplishments impact all of us in the Pontiac.

Award winners of the Pontiac Business Awards are businesses or individuals that have demonstrated a significant and sustained commitment to positive business development, economic growth and diversity within our community.

Many of our businesses achieve levels of success that garners recognition from their peers. The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce Business Awards recognizes businesses and individuals for their special achievements and/or contributions to the community.

EVENTS

Event Sep 12

General Meeting and Discussions with Federal MP William Amos


 

BOARD MEETING

Event Sep 29

Shawville
6:30 PM


 

2016 Business Achievement Awards Gala

The 2016 Business Achievement Award Recipients

The Chamber hosted its fifth Business Achievement Awards Gala on Friday, October 21 at the Jack Graham Community Centre in Bristol. In attendance were 138 business entrepreneurs and representatives from local organizations including government officials. Business Achievement Awards were presented in 10 categories.

 

And the recipients are…

2016 Feature Award – Professional Services

Pontiac Printshop Ltd – Home of the Equity

Business Beautification

J & J Grocery

Business Person of the Year

Gord Black - Logs End Inc.

Farm Enterprise

Rolling Acres Farms

Lifetime Achievement

Pontiac Ice Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Marketing

Hollywood Salon & Spa

New Business

Jolie Folie

Self-Employed Business Person

Mega Dollar

Tourism

Timberland Tours

Young Entrepreneur

Éric Pilon Construction

 

Our Partners

Platinum Event Partners

Campbell's Bay Ciment logo

Caisse populaire logo

Emploi Québec logo

 

Gold Event Partners

SADC logo Andre Fortin Tourisme

 

Silver Event Partners

MRC Pontiac ProMutuel William Amos Mireille Alary, notary

RECENT NEWS / EVENTS

General Meeting and Discussions with Federal MP William Amos

February 20, 2017 – 5:30 pm

Café 349, Shawville

The Chamber is hosting a discussion with William Amos, Pontiac MP, to receive responses to the questions asked at the All Candidates Forum held in 2015 and to receive information concerning the various forums which he has held throughout the Pontiac this year.

William Amos

A Chamber general meeting will be held before the discussion.

RSVP required by February 16
819-647-2312
info@pontiacchamberofcommerce.ca

MEMBER BENEFIT

Freebees Loyalty Program

Freebees Loyalty Program

The Chamber offer to members is extended to August 31, 2016

First launched in Quebec in 2015, the Freebees Loyalty Program is now moving into Ontario with plans to go Canada-wide. The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce is promoting the Freebees Loyalty Program for the Pontiac. Already over 3 businesses have signed up with many others in the process of joining.

The Chamber and Freebees are offering a special discount for all our members on the three most popular packages.

MORE information…

BUSINESS TRAINING

Human Resource Management

branchons les PME

Training day for Pontiac entrepreneurs.

Day will include a human resource management overview;

  • Recruiting the right staff for your business;
  • Staff retention;
  • How to become an employer of choice;
  • How to lead Generations X, Y, Z

13 september 2016 | 5 :00PM to 9 :00PM
Pine Lodge Bristol

16 september 2016 | 8 :00AM to 12:00PM
Café de l’Ile, 224 Ch des Outaouais, Ile-du-Grand-Calumet


Connecting SMEs – Support for creating online store

branchons les PME

A note from Branchons les PME

Free coaching to create an online store. Thanks to a grant that our non-profit organization (NPO) Connecting SMEs received, we can assist entrepreneurs throughout Quebec to create an online store for your business. The project is related to free training to create an online store for Small & Medium Entreprises (SMEs). Our grant will provide 9 hours of training for entrepreneurs trainees specifically for the platform. The subsidy is provided only until the end of August.

Now is the perfect time to register!

For more information (website only available in French) …

BUSINESS PARTNERS

Desjardins Caisse populiare de Fort Coulounge Promutuel Assurance

Mireille Alary, notary Réseaux Picanoc National Bank SADC Groupe Santé Dentaire Société Alzheimer