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OBOT Newsletters

OBOT distributes regular newsletters by email using Constant Contact. This page serves as an archive of those newsletters. 

May 17, 2024: Connect with Ottawa Women Leaders at the Chateau Laurier in downtown Ottawa

May 9, 2024: Join us at May's most anticipated business events!

May 2, 2024: Congratulations to the 2024 Forty Under 40 recipients!

April 26, 2024: Women, Wit & Wisdom is back May 22nd!

April 18, 2024: Last chance to register for City Building Summit: Build Up Ottawa

April 11, 2024: Last chance to register for Post-Budget Breakfast!

April 4, 2024: Spring into Ottawa's top networking events!

March 28, 2024: ICYMI: Catch a replay of the Mayor's Breakfast with Premier Ford

March 21, 2024: Submit your Forty Under 40 nominations today!

March 14, 2024: What will the Federal Budget mean for your business?

March 8, 2024: Celebrating International Women's Day

March 7, 2024: Join the conversation at our annual City Building Summit: Build Up Ottawa

March 1, 2024: Mayor's Breakfast with Premier Doug Ford

February 22, 2024: Building our Future: Celebrating Black Innovators, Founders, and Leaders

February 15, 2024: *NEW: Ottawa Business Matters - New episodes Sunday @ 8PM

February 8, 2024: Ontario Economic Report Released

February 2, 2024: Hear from the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry

January 26, 2024: Maximize Your Membership is back!

January 18, 2024: ATTENTION SMALL BUSINESS! Important Info + Resources

January 11, 2024: 2024 Forty Under 40 nominations now open!

January 5, 2024: Maximize your membership with OBOT in 2024

December 21, 2023: Happy Holidays from your Ottawa Board of Trade

December 15, 2023: Important Reminder: Buy Local Ottawa!

December 7, 2023: Don't miss our annual Holiday Cocktail!

November 30, 2023: Tis the season for networking events!

November 23, 2023: NEW! CAPITAL Magazine for local ambassadors to promote Ottawa

November 16, 2023: Finish 2023 strong at Ottawa's top business events. Connect. Learn. Grow.

November 9, 2023: Last Chance! Share your views with Queen's Park

November 2, 2023: Time is running out! Register for CEO Talk ft. Cyril Leeder today

October 27, 2023: Don't miss Women Wit & Wisdom: Digging Deep happening Nov. 9th

October 19, 2023: 📅 Save the Date: Don't miss Ottawa's top business events happening this November

October 12, 2023: Celebrating Ottawa’s savvy small businesses

October 5, 2023: Kick off Small Business Week with OBOT, Invest Ottawa and OCOBIA

September 29, 2023: Mike McGahan is Ottawa's CEO of the Year!

September 14, 2023: Unlocking the Potential of Public Procurement

September 7, 2023: Act now! Deadlines: Talent Summit and BOBs nominations

August 31, 2023: Deadline approaching! Nominate best of Ottawa businesses today!

August 24, 2023: Congratulations to the 2023 Best Places to Work Recipients!

August 17, 2023: Looking to attract new talent? Don't miss Ottawa's Talent Summit!

August 10, 2023: Advocacy: Pre-Budget Submission for Federal Budget 2024

August 3, 2023: Now Open! Best Ottawa Business Awards Nominations

July 28, 2023: Support Small Business! OBOT Calls for CEBA Loan Extension

July 20, 2023: Over 50% Sold Out! Book your foursome today!

July 13, 2023: Build your network. Support young people. At Ottawa's Best Networking Golf Tournament!

July 6, 2023: All Hands On Deck! To Meet Our Current and Future Housing Needs

June 29, 2023: Advocacy Update - Ministry of Red Tape Reduction and Supply Ontario

June 22, 2023: Downtown Ottawa: Roadmap to Transformation 🏙️

June 15, 2023: OBOT Issues Urgent Call to Action to Declare Downtown Ottawa a Key Priority

June 8, 2023: LAST CHANCE! Join us at our first Annual Reception at TwentyTwo

June 1, 2023: LAST CHANCE! Don't miss the Business Growth Survey Launch!

May 25, 2023: Calling all members! Join us for our 166th Annual General Meeting on June 12th

May 18, 2023: Save the Date! Join us for our 166th Annual General Meeting

May 11, 2023: Are you one of Ottawa's Best Places to Work?

May 4, 2023: Call for nominations - OBOT Board of Directors

April 28, 2023: Congratulations to this year's Forty Under 40 Winners

April 20, 2023: Ottawa is Open for Business

April 14, 2023: Women Wine and Wisdom returns May 3rd at the Brookstreet!

April 6, 2023: Don't miss the 2023 City Building Summit: Build Up Ottawa - tickets are selling fast!

March 29, 2023: Federal Budget 2023 Highlights

March 24, 2023: Business Update: Provincial Budget Highlights

March 23, 2023: Last chance for the Post-Budget Breakfast!

March 16, 2023: What will the 2023 federal budget mean for your business?

March 9, 2023: Last chance to attend CEO Talk - Don't miss out!

March 2, 2023: Celebrate International Women's Week 2023

February 24, 2023: LAST CHANCE to share your ideas about the future of downtown Ottawa!

February 17, 2023: Economic Summit Gathers Passionate Business Leaders

February 9, 2023: How Confident are Ontario Businesses?

February 2, 2023: Downtown Ottawa Revitalization - Have your Say!

January 27, 2023: Don't miss the first Mayor's Breakfast of 2023 with Daniel Alfredsson

January 19, 2023: Welcome to OBOT's Senior Director, Communications & Public Affairs

January 13, 2023: Calling all rising Ottawa business stars! 2023 Forty Under 40 nominations now open

January 6, 2023: Cheers to your success in 2023! Together, we can

December 21, 2022: Seasons Greetings from your Ottawa Board of Trade

December 15, 2022: Supporting Economic Growth in Uncertain Times

December 8, 2022: This season we should all #BuyLocalOttawa

December 1, 2022: LAST CHANCE: Attend Ottawa's top business events of the season!

November 17, 2022: Tis the Season for Ottawa's top business events!

November 10, 2022: Congratulations to the 2022 Newsmaker of the Year

November 3, 2022: Congratulations to the 2022 CFO of the Year

October 27, 2022: And the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award goes to...

October 24, 2022: VOTE TODAY

October 21, 2022: 3-Day Countdown. Now is the time to #BuildUpOttawa

October 20, 2022: COMMON GROUND: Mayoral Debate happening TONIGHT!

October 19, 2022: Don't miss Ottawa's next Mayoral Debate

October 13, 2022: Celebrate Small Business Week with the Ottawa Board of Trade

October 6, 2022: Cancelled: Mayoral Debate for October 12, 2022

September 30, 2022: Truth and Reconciliation Requires Action and Partnership

September 29, 2022: LAST CHANCE to attend the Ottawa Talent Summit!

September 22, 2022: LAST CHANCE! Municipal Candidate Meet and Greet

September 15, 2022: Talent Summit 2022 - Get Connected. Get Educated. Get Inspired.

September 13, 2022: Build Up Ottawa!

September 8, 2022: Back to Business: 2022 Fall Events Calendar Launch

September 1, 2022: You're Invited: Municipal Candidate Meet and Greet

August 25, 2022: Celebrate Ottawa's Business Community

August 18, 2022: LAST CALL! 3-minute survey to share your election priorities

August 11, 2022: Build Up Ottawa Municipal Election Survey Now Open

August 4, 2022: Exclusive Member Benefits + Discounts!

July 28, 2022: Ontario Extends COVID-19 Paid Sick Days

July 22, 2022: Free Rapid Tests Available for Ottawa Businesses

July 14, 2022: Looking for a tee-rrific time this summer? Join us for Ottawa's Best Networking Golf Tournament!

July 7, 2022: Get engaged with your Ottawa Board of Trade

June 30, 2022: Ottawa's Best Networking Golf Tournament is Back!

June 24, 2022: Welcome to Our New Board

June 16, 2022: Summer business events. Last chance to register!

June 9, 2022: Celebrate 25 Years of Forty Under 40!

June 3, 2022: Join us for our 165th Annual General Meeting

June 2, 2022: Deadline today for City-Building Summit

May 26, 2022: Interviews and survey results from provincial candidates

May 19, 2022: Now is the time to #BuildUpOttawa

May 13, 2022: BUILD UP OTTAWA!

May 11, 2022: City Building Summit 2022: ReImagine Ottawa

May 5, 2022: VOTE PROSPERITY: Election Priorities for Ontario

April 29, 2022: Ontario Chamber Network Provincial Budget Analysis

April 28, 2022: Congratulations to the 2022 Forty Under 40 Recipients

April 22, 2022: Ontario Chamber Network 2022 Provincial Election Priorities

April 14, 2022: Downtown Ottawa Business Relief Fund 30-Day Milestone

April 12, 2022: Call for Nominations! Deadline: April 30, 2022

April 11, 2022:  Federal Budget Highlights and Response + Provincial Budget Recommendations

April 7, 2022: LAST CHANCE! Get your tickets for the 2022 Post-Budget Breakfast today!

March 31: Don't miss the 2022 Post-Budget Breakfast!

March 25, 2022: Last Chance! Submit Your Forty Under 40 Nomination Today.

March 17, 2022: APPLICATIONS OPEN! Downtown Ottawa Business Relief Fund

March 11, 2022: Application portal for the Downtown Ottawa Business Relief Fund to open March 15

March 7, 2022: Business Update: Ontario Providing Support for Downtown Ottawa Businesses

March 3, 2022: CEO Talk is back! A Conversation with Romy Bowers

February 24, 2022: NEW Federal and Municipal Support for Downtown Ottawa Businesses 

February 18, 2022: Looking to build connections across Ottawa?

February 17, 2022: Open Letter to Ottawa re: Our Future

February 15, 2022: Business Update: Federal Gov. Invokes Emergencies Act + Ontario Reopening Plan

February 11, 2022: Open Letter to Government + Ontario Declares State of Emergency

February 10, 2022: Program Updates: Applications for Ontario Small Business Relief Grant Now Open

February 8, 2022: Business Update: Immediate Support for Ottawa Businesses Impacted by Demonstrations Needed

February 4, 2022: Ontario Chamber Network Launches Sixth Annual Ontario Economic Report

February 1, 2022: Statement from President & CEO, Sueling Ching re: Demonstrations in Downtown Ottawa

January 28, 2022: TIME SENSITIVE: Information and updates impacting business

January 20, 2022: Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures

January 18, 2022: Business Update: Applications Now Open for Business Costs Rebate Program 

January 13, 2022: Chamber Urges Province to Provide Immediate Clarity on Next Steps of Reopening

January 7, 2022: Business Update: New Ontario Support for Small Business

January 6, 2022: Ontario Chamber Call for Immediate Action

January 3, 2022: Business Update: New Ontario Restrictions & Support

December 23, 2021: Happy Holidays from Your Ottawa Board of Trade

December 22, 2021: Business Update: New Government Support for Business

December 17, 2021: Business Update: New Public Measures Announced

December 16, 2021: Business Update: New Capacity Limits Announced for Indoor Venues

December 13, 2021: TIME SENSITIVE: Stay Safe. Stay Open. Information Session

December 9, 2021: Last chance for networking and topical events in 2021! 

December 3, 2021: Cultivating a thriving world class business community. The Power of One

November 25, 2021: Don't Miss Ottawa's Biggest Celebration of Local Businesses

November 18, 2021: Congratulations to the 2021 Order of Ottawa Recipients

November 12, 2021: And the 2021 CFO of the Year is...

November 4, 2021: Ottawa Leaders Network with Minister Bethlenfalvy

November 2, 2021: Business Update: Ontario Proposes Minimum Wage Increase

October 28, 2021: Congratulations to the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Winner

October 21, 2021: Business Update: Ontario Releases Reopening Plan + Targeted Support Measures for Businesses

October 14, 2021: Business Update: Enhanced Vaccine Certificate and Verify Ontario App Now Available

October 8, 2021: A Message from the CEO: Giving Thanks

October 7, 2021: Last Chance: Small Business Summit

October 1, 2021: Welcome our 2021 Board of Directors!

September 28, 2021: LAST CALL: Join us for the OBOT Annual General Meeting

September 23, 2021: Proof of Vaccination Resources, 2021 Talent Summit, and More!

September 16, 2021: TIME SENSITIVE. New Info Session: Vaccination Verification for Businesses

September 15, 2021: Best Ottawa Business Nominations Closing Soon

September 14, 2021: Ontario Releases Guidance for Proof of Vaccination Policy

September 9, 2021: Back to Business with OBoT

September 3, 2021: Ottawa Business Matters

September 2, 2021: Business Update: Ottawa Public Health Releases Guide to Support Workplace Vaccination Policies

September 1, 2021: Business Update: Ontario to Require Proof of Vaccination

August 26, 2021: 2021 Ottawa Talent Summit: The Future of Work

August 25, 2021: Make your Voice Heard with the 2021 Federal Election Survey!

August 20, 2021: Business Update: Ontario Makes Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High Risk Settings

August 11, 2021: IMPORTANT NEWS: POST Promise Launch

August 5, 2021: Extension of COVID-19 Supports for Businesses

July 29, 2021: Don't Miss the Next Business After 5!

July 22, 2021: COVID-19 Updates: Border measures, Tourism relief, Jobs & Growth fund, CRHP

July 15, 2021: Ottawa's Best Networking Golf Tournament is Back

July 9, 2021: Business Update: Ontario Moving to Step 3

July 8, 2021: Business Update: Call for Federal Re-opening Plan

June 30, 2021: CAPITAL Mag Launch - Own Your City

June 25, 2021: Call for Nominations

June 24, 2021: Business Update: Ontario Moving to Step 2

June 18, 2021: Business Update: Ontario Accelerates Second Doses

June 10, 2021: Business Update: Ontario to Begin Reopening June 11

June 3, 2021: Business Update: Canada Recovery Hiring Program

May 27, 2021: RAPID SCREENING CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

May 21, 2021: Business Update: Ontario Reopening Framework

May 19, 2021: IMPORTANT NEWS: Rapid Screening Initiative Launch

May 14, 2021: New Airport Rep Announced. Rapid Test Info Session.

May 12, 2021: Rapid Testing Initiative - Call for Volunteers

May 7, 2021: IMPORTANT NEWS: Rapid Screening Initiative

May 6, 2021: Business After 5 is Back!

April 29, 2021: JOIN THE CONVERSATION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF OTTAWA

April 29, 2021: Business Update: Paid COVID-19 Leave

April 22, 2021: Happy National Volunteer Week!

April 19, 2021: 2021 Federal Budget: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience

April 16, 2021: New Government Restrictions

April 15, 2021: CITY BUILDING SUMMIT: The Future of Ottawa is in Your Hands

April 7, 2021: BREAKING: Province Wide Stay At Home Order

April 5, 2021: Concerning Stats Initiate Request for Stay at Home Order

April 1, 2021: Third Wave Results in Ontario Wide Shutdown

March 26, 2021: Business Update - From Here to There

March 11, 2021: Help your Business Thrive with these FREE Programs!

March 5, 2021: Road to Recovery: Supporting Local Small Business ❤️

March 1, 2021: Advancing Womxn for Economic Growth

February 26, 2021: ATTENTION: Business Owners! See Grants and Programs to Build Your Business

February 22, 2021: Mayor's Breakfast: City Leaders Celebrate Black History Month

February 19, 2021: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

February 17, 2021: INTRODUCING FANSAVES

February 12, 2021: REOPENING OTTAWA - Back to orange.

February 11, 2021: Chambers Call for Coordinated Approach to Reopening Ontario

February 8, 2021: Breaking News . . . Ontario Regional Approach

February 4, 2021: Forty Under 40 Call for Nominations

January 28, 2021: TAP Technology Cohort Now Open!

January 26, 2021: NEW FUNDING AND PROMOTION OPPORUNITIES! Announcing: HASCAP

January 21, 2021: Looking to hire new talent? You may be eligible for a wage subsidy of up to $7,500!

January 15, 2021: APPLY NOW! Small Business Support Grant

January 14, 2021: Join Us For Upcoming Events!

January 12, 2021: Breaking News . . . Ontario Declares Emergency

January 7, 2021: Trade Accelerator Program applications now open!