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2017 AGM and Convention

September 23-25, 2017 | Fredericton, NB

Our AGM is the chamber network’s must-attend event of the year. At the AGM, members get plugged into the latest developments, trends and issues that are important to the Canadian business community and develop solutions that will break down the barriers that are holding Canadian businesses back, setting our policy agenda for the upcoming year.


Agenda-at-a-glance

Spousal Tours: Information and Sign-up Form

Restaurants for Saturday's Dinner on Your Own

 

Meeting Materials

Materials for the Policy Resolution Debates

2017 Proposed Policy Resolutions Book
Proxy Form

Please note: hard copies of the proposed resolutions and amendments will not be available on site. Amendments will be posted on this page.

Materials for the Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 24

Meeting Notice
Proxy Form
Mid-year Financial Results

 

Registration

Click here to register

Delegate Rate (includes Gala): $700 (plus 15% HST)
Spousal Rate (includes Gala): $400 (plus 15% HST)
Gala Ticket Only: $150 (plus 15% HST)

First-timers’ Special!
If your chamber has never sent a delegate to our AGM and Convention OR if your chamber has a new manager and hasn’t attended the convention in the last five years, you could save 50% off the delegate rate. Call Angela Roy at 1.800.661.2930 (265) to take advantage of this special offer.

Refund Policy
Conference registration fees for delegates and spouses are fully refundable up until Aug. 25. From Aug. 26 to Sept. 8, registration fees are refundable, subject to a $200 (+ 15% HST) cancellation fee. After Sept. 8, registration fees are non-refundable. Gala tickets sales are non-refundable. All registrations and ticket purchases are transferrable at any time.

 

2017 Bursary

In partnership with Johnson Insurance, we are pleased to provide a bursary to provide financial assistance for a member chamber of commerce/board of trade to attend the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 AGM and Convention. Congratulations to our bursary winners, the Lumby and District Chamber of Commerce and the Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce!

  

2017 Chambers Competition

Chambers and other organizations are reexamining and reevaluating their business models and their recruitment efforts in light of the above-noted factors and others. With this in mind, we are looking for submissions to our 2017 Chambers Competition: Telling Your Chamber’s Story through Video.

Click here for more information. Deadline for submission is August 25, 2017.

 

Travel

Air Canada - Canadian Chamber Excellence Partner and the Official Carrier of the AGM

Air Canada is the flag carrier and is Canada's largest airline. Founded in 1937, Air Canada provides scheduled and charter air transport for passengers and cargo destinations worldwide. It is the world's eighth-largest passenger airline by fleet size and is a founding member of the Star Alliance. Air Canada's corporate headquarters are located in Montreal, while its largest hub is at the Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a four-star ranking, according to independent U.K. research firm, Skytrax. In 2016, Global Traveler magazine again voted Air Canada "Best Airline in North America." In 2015, the readers of Premier Traveler voted Air Canada "Best North American International Travel," "Best Flight Attendants in North America," "Best North American Airline for Business-class Service" and "Best Airline Website."

As the official carrier of the AGM, Air Canada is offering special discounts to event participants.

To book your flight, go to AirCanada.com and enter the promotion code in the search panel. Please use promotion code NNBE7861.

 

WestJet
WestJet is also offering special discounts to event participants. For details on how to complete a booking with the following discount codes, please visit westjet.com/convention-discount.

Coupon code (web coupon no.): M6KBKQK
*For Travel Agent Web use only Promo code: YFC03

 

Accommodation

Crowne Plaza Fredericton – Lord Beaverbrook | 659 Queen Street (Host hotel) | SOLD OUT

Delta Fredericton | 225 Woodstock Road
(2.2 km from Crowne Plaza Fredericton; shuttle service will be provided)

To take advantage of the convention rates, please reserve your room by August 22.

Click here to book your room.

Or, please call 1.888.236.2427 and identify yourself as part of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce room block.

Add 15% HST to the prices below.

Mode Rooms: $209
Mode Suite-X45: $209

*CCEC will be taking place at the Crowne Plaza. Shuttle service will be in place between the Delta and Crowne Plaza during CCEC and between the Delta and the Convention Centre during the AGM.

Other Accommodation within Walking Distance of the Fredericton Convention Centre and the Crowne Plaza

Quartermain House
92 Waterloo Row
506.206.5255

Carriage House Inn
230 University Avenue
506.452.9924

Abbey Glen River Front B&B
102 Waterloo Row
506.454.0420

Brennan's B&B
146 Waterloo Row
506.455.7346

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities that showcase your company’s brand and strengthen your reputation with our network exist. Click here to learn more about these opportunities or contact Chuck Wright.

 

Thank you to our partners for their generous support

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1800Members
Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc.
Canada Post
Google Inc.
Manulife


Bursary Sponsor


Exhibitor

Carnet and Document Certification Services, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Cat-Tec Inc.
CBDC Restigouche
Climate Smart
First Data
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Opportunities New Brunswick
OUTSTAND Chamber Partner Affinity Program
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce


Fredericton Chamber of Commerce Sponsors