Renfrew & Area Chamber of Commerce-January 2020 E-News

Happy New Year!

Welcome to a New Year and a New Decade!

2020 Chamber Events

Annual General Meeting - Tuesday March 3, 2020

Annual Community Awards - Thursday May 28, 2020

The Renfrew & Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for Board Members to fill vacancies on its Board of Directors for 2020. The Board meets each month on the third Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. As a Chamber Director you will have an opportunity to help shape the future success of our business community and the way in which we do business.

Interested members should contact Gail at 613-432-7015 or by February 14, 2020.

Your Chamber now offers the convenience of online payments. At the bottom of each page of the Chamber website, there is a button that says:

Please visit for this convenient option.  Membership provides many benefits to your business and our greater business community including:

· Discounted credit card and debit fees,

· Comprehensive health benefits

· Reduced courier costs with UPS

· Discounted fuel purchase program

· CAA Discount

· Unique advertising opportunities

· Preferred business referrals

· Exclusive event sponsorships

· Online membership directory

· Tourist information centre

· Business Advocacy to ensure local business issues are shared directly with municipal government

· Our collective voice plays a role in economic development & tourism planning

· Your business is seen as making a positive difference in our community

· Together, we are the “Voice of Business”

·  Access to business & community leaders

To learn more about utilizing additional Chamber benefits, please contact

Gail Laird at 613-432-7015 or .

We also accept cheques in addition to VISA, MasterCard and Debit payments through the Chamber office.

Chamber Office

Our next Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday February 18, 2020 at the Chamber office begining at 8:00 a.m.

Would you like to showcase your businesses? Why not consider hosting a networking event. Contact the Chamber office and we can put the wheels in motion! 

tel. (613) 432-7015 or

The 2020 Chamber Membership Renewal invoices have been issued by email. If you did not receive your renewal invoice, please contact Gail at the Chamber office.

Do you have an event coming up that you would like promoted? As a Chamber Member we are happy to include your event in our newsletter. Please feel free to contact the Chamber office if you have any questions or to submit an event.

Welcome to our New Members

Sweeney Curations

Graphic Design – with you in mind! Logos, (re)branding, stationery, custom design, menus, brochures, advertisements, business cards & more.

Contact Name: Amber Sweeney

Phone Number: 613-323-1330


Website Address:

Buske Office Equipment

Office Equipment - Working together, Buske Office Equipment and their partners have developed a winning combination of price, service, and overall value for our government and educational base of customers. Buske Office Equipment, together with Panasonic and Konica Minolta, will guarantee your complete 100% satisfaction. At Buske Office Equipment, the objective is never to just “make the sale”, it is rather to gain a loyal customer. To that end, we hope you will be impressed with our solutions that will meet your expectations for today and will expand for your future needs of tomorrow. We deliver print strategy hard copy solutions to our customers at the lowest possible price. Service and support theses withe excellence and an unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction.

Contact Name: Jeff Buske

Phone Number: 613-735-2458


Website Address:

5 Minutes for Business

Economic Rewind: A Decade In Review

Are you ready to rewind to the start of 2010? A time where your radio boasted the Black Eyed Peas and boot cut jeans were fashionable. While this may sound like a dystopian past, it really wasn’t. The start of this decade was actually a sign of hope for Canadians as we weathered the financial crisis better than our G7 peers, and the economy started to rebound.

So how has our economy has fared over the last decade and what’s in store in 2020? Find out in this edition of  5 Minutes for Business.

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