Upcoming Events

Town of Penetanguishene – Municipal Updates @ Penetanguishene Public Library
Feb 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Wednesday February 5
Penetanguishene Public Library
Cost – $15.00 per person, includes coffee/snack and tax

Presented by Andrea Betty, Director of Planning and Community Development
Learn about changes to the Town’s Official Plan, zoning, the Climate Change Action Plan, Bay Moorings, construction updates and plans for the future.

How to Use Your WordPress Site @ Collaborative Haus Marketing
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Presented by Collaborative Haus at their office
Maximum 12 Participants
Cost: $65.00 per person, includes refreshments and tax

Do you have a WordPress website but lack the confidence to use
it? Join the founders of Collaborative Haus Marketing, Jason Wilson and Nicole
French, in this two hour interactive beginner WordPress workshop to gain the
skills and confidence you need. Be sure to bring your laptop, passwords and
login credentials for your WordPress Site. This will be a small hands-on
workshop so register soon to reserve your spot. Come prepared to make updates
to your site, the best way to learn, is to do it!

Human Resources 2020 @ The Boathouse Eatery
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Wednesday February 26, 2020 – 12pm to 1:30pm
Cost – $10.00 per person – lunch at participant’s cost
The Boathouse Eatery, Midland

Presented by Suzanne Beatty
Executive Director, Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre

Human Resources can be complex and overwhelming at any time, however, it does not have to be that way. Taking a moment to ensure you have best practices in place from the time you hire an employee to the time they retire; helps make the employment relationship a positive one.

Cannabis 101 @ Location - TBA
Mar 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Wednesday March 11, 2020 – 8am to 9am
Location TBA
Cost – 15.00 per person, includes coffee/pastry and tax
Presented by Christine St. Amant, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
General overview about the types and health affects of cannabis, and a brief look at substance use policies in the workplace.

2020 Annual General Meeting and Business Achievement Awards @ Quality Inn and Conference Centre
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Annual General Meeting & Business Achievement Awards will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Mark your calendars to attend this prestigious event!


Do you know of a business that you feel deserves recognition for their positive impact on Southern Georgian Bay?

The Chamber is now accepting nominations through to February 21, 2020.Take an active role in your business community by submitting your nomination. Provide us with the business name and explanation as to why you feel they deserve a Business Achievement Award in the following categories:

Small Business  |   Medium Business   |    Large Business  |  New Business  |  Community Support  |  Ambassador Award  |  Agricultural   |   Outstanding Employee   |   Outstanding Employer

Of course, you know your business and the accomplishments over years of dedication and hard work better than anyone, so now is your time to be recognized for your success. We encourage you to humbly nominate your business, to celebrate, and be recognized publicly.

All nominations submitted will be acknowledged.  Complete the nomination form attached and email info@sgbchamber.ca. Nomination deadline is February 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm. 

2020 Award Category and Nomination Form – Editable