Blog Tag: Kawartha Chamber of Commerce

21st Annual Awards of Excellence

On October 28, 2021 the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism (KCCT) with Host Sponsor BALL Real Estate Inc., Brokerage held the 21st Annual Awards of Excellence – virtually! With the largest number of nominations ever, some very difficult decisions had to be made by the judging panel. This speaks volumes about all the wonderful businesses, organizations and individuals in this region that throughout this difficult time have displayed excellence, perseverance and commitment. Our recipients, finalists, nominees and ALL local businesses should be so proud! 

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Networking During A Pandemic

Networking is an essential part of our professional development. A quick coffee chat could lead to you building connections that will open new opportunities for you in the future. But how can you network when COVID-19 has temporarily closed all your favourite coffee shops and limited your opportunity to meet new people? Here are 4 quick tips for networking during a pandemic!

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Strategic Planning and Enterprise Risk Management: A one-two punch to knock out road blocks to your success!

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Strategic Planning and Risk Management is how you can increase your chance of success and increase the value of your organization.

Small and medium sized businesses are often too busy running the day-to-day operations to stop and plan for the future.  The owner has a vision in their mind of what they want the future of their company to look like but they take little time to plan for that vision. It was pointed out in a recent Globe and Mail article that businesses that create formal strategic plans increase their chance of success by 30 to 50 percent. (more…)

2017 Lakefield Sidewalk Sale

Come on out to Lakefield this Saturday, August 12th 2017 for the Annual Sidewalk Sale.

This Saturday, from 9:00am till 3:00pm, Queen St. in Lakefield between Albert and Reid St will be closed to traffic and open to the public for a one of a kind shopping experience.

The Sidewalk Sale features some of Lakefield’s own Business’ which will include; clothing, home decor, spa services, live music, and more. (more…)