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We are the voice of business in Ottawa

Your Ottawa Board of Trade

  • Advocates for collaborative and sustainable community prosperity
  • Builds support for local businesses as they launch, pivot or grow
  • Champions the City of Ottawa as the best place to live, work and invest
  • Drives initiatives that remove barriers, save costs and unite local businesses

Membership Benefits

Why join the Ottawa Board of Trade?

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Advocacy & Policies

We advocate for businesses just like yours.

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Programs & Resources

We have resources to help any Ottawa business.

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News & Upcoming Events

Our events are designed to assist Ottawa businesses.

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In the News

580 CFRA

Sueling Ching, President and CEO of the Ottawa Board of Trade, joins Patricia Boal to talk about the CEBA deadline and what factors are still putting pressure on businesses in Ottawa right now.

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Ottawa Business Journal

Sueling Ching, President and CEO of the Ottawa Board of Trade, writes about the work we're doing and the impact of membership with the Ottawa Board of Trade.

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CityNews Ottawa

The Sam Laprade Show - Hour 2 - July 10, 2023

Ottawa Board of Trade CEO Sueling Ching gives her ideas to address affordable housing in Ontario.

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Discover what our networking events look like

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Member Directory

Discover how Ottawa Board of Trade members can help your business

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View our Strategic Plan for 2021–2023

Have you heard of #OttawaNEXT?

Launching the #OttawaNEXT portal is the latest in a succession of Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) initiatives designed to remove barriers for local businesses. If you are tired of information overload about COVID-19, economic recovery strategies, and what support is available to you and your business, #OttawaNEXT keeps it simple!

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