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Ottawa Board of Trade Announces New Board of Directors

Ottawa Board of Trade Announces New Board of Directors Ottawa, ON – June 24, 2022 – Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) hosted its 165th annual general meeting at the Brookstreet Hotel on June 23, 2022. Members of Ottawa’s primary business association gathered to reflect on the achievements of last year, discuss plans for the future,…

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To Build a Better Ottawa, Candidates Need to Make Priorities Clear

To Build a Better Ottawa, Candidates Need to Make Priorities Clear The Ottawa Board of Trade’s #BuildUpOttawa campaign aims to show where our provincial candidates stand on key priorities   Ottawa, ON – May 26, 2022 – With the recent launch of the #BuildUpOttawa initiative intended to advance growth in Ottawa, the Ottawa Board of…

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Forty Under 40 Recipients Revealed

Forty Under 40 Recipients Revealed (OTTAWA) – Thursday, April 28, 2022 – The 2022 Forty Under 40 award recipients are among the top young business leaders whose innovation, dedication, and community involvement provide hope for the National Capital’s post-pandemic economic recovery.   Recognized as one of the most distinguished business awards for young business leaders,…

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Call for Nominations for Board of Directors and Committees

Call for Nominations for Board of Directors and Committees The Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) is looking for business leaders who want to make a difference in our region by advocating for policies, priorities and programs that foster a competitive business environment and help Ottawa businesses grow. OBoT is a member driven, impact focused, non-profit and…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Launches Workforce Confidence Initiative

Ottawa Board of Trade Launches Workforce Confidence Initiative Ottawa, ON – Mar. 22, 2022 – The Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) is excited to announce the Workforce Confidence Initiative in partnership with Ottawa Tourism.  The Workforce Confidence Initiative is a comprehensive strategy to restore employee confidence in the hardest hit sectors in the National Capital…

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Open Letter to Ottawa re: Our Future

Open Letter to Ottawa re: Our Future February 17, 2022   To Our Elected Officials, Our community members are fatigued, fearful and frustrated. After two years of restrictions, stress and uncertainty, the last three weeks of demonstrations and blockades have further threatened the economic, mental, and physical wellbeing of our citizens. We are in crisis.…

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Hiring: Coordinator Member Services

Hiring: Coordinator Member Services Position Title: Coordinator Member Services Location: Flexible Remote Work & 150 Elgin Street, 10th Floor, Ottawa, ON Reports To: Director, Membership Experience   About Us: The Ottawa Board of Trade (OBOT) is the key business association and official government liaison serving our business community. We are non-profit and non-partisan; independently funded…

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Immediate Support for Ottawa Businesses Impacted by Demonstrations

Immediate Support for Ottawa Businesses Impacted by Demonstrations February 8, 2022 Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Government of Canada Doug Ford, Premier, Government of Ontario Jim Watson, Mayor, City of Ottawa   Dear Leaders, Immediate Support for Ottawa Businesses Impacted by Demonstrations The Ottawa Board of Trade is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan association. We are the…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Calls for Peaceful End to Demonstrations in Downtown Ottawa

Ottawa Board of Trade Calls for Peaceful End to Demonstrations in Downtown Ottawa (Ottawa, February 1, 2022) – Today, Sueling Ching, President & CEO, Ottawa Board of Trade, released the following statement:    “The Ottawa Board of Trade is calling on the Government of Canada, the City of Ottawa and demonstrators occupying downtown Ottawa to…

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Forty Under 40 Awards Celebrates its 25th year

Forty Under 40 Awards Celebrates its 25th year Ottawa (Jan. 18, 2022): Nominations are open to determine the 25th group of Forty Under 40 recipients. Local business leaders who demonstrate remarkable business accomplishments, expertise and community involvement are welcome to apply at www.fortyunder40.ca. Nominations can be submitted until late March. Recipients will be named in…

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