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Presentation to the NWT Chamber of Commerce AGM April 3 , 2012. Community Chamber Report. Status of the Hay River Chamber Board of Directors Regional and Local Economic Update Challenges, Accomplishments and Issues in 2011 Objectives for 2012. Overview of Presentation.

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Presentation to the nwt chamber of commerce agm april 3 2012

Presentation to the

NWT Chamber of Commerce AGM

April 3, 2012


Chamber Report

Overview of presentation

Overview of Presentation

Chamber status

  • The Chamber was incorporated in 1977

  • General Meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of every month in the Ptarmigan Inn Hotel, please let us know if you’d like to join us

  • We currently have 112 members

Chamber Status

Current board of directors


Janet-Marie Fizer, Monster Recreational Products


Gail Marshall, Bassett Petroleum


George Blandford, HR Health and Social Services


Kim Crook, Kim’s Ventures


Cindy Romanow, Top of the World Travel

Current Board of Directors

Current board of directors1


Donna Lee Jungkind, Kingland Ford

Steve Anderson, Super A Foods

Sandra Lester, AFM Holdings

Greg McLaughlin, Royal Bank of Canada

Dave MacDonald, MacDonald & Associates

Mark Harris, Norland Insurance

Jim Peregoodoff, NorthwesTel

Brad Mapes, Wesclean Northern Sales

Current Board of Directors

Regional and local economic update

  • Tamerlane Ventures

    • Has received a 4 year and 7 month water license for their Pine Point project

  • Regional and Local Economic Update

    Regional and local economic update cont

    • New Construction Planned for 2012

      • Proposals are being considered for the design and construction of a new Health Centre in Hay River

  • Wood Pellet Manufacturing Plant

    • Headed by Director Brad Mapes, proposed location in Enterprise

  • Regional and Local Economic Updatecont.

    Challenges accomplishments and issues

    • Gala Awards Dinner

      • Massive success with extremely positive reviews from all attending, set a new bar for the event!

  • Business, Home & Leisure Show

    • Planning and booking for 2012 has begun

  • Chamber Coin

    • 2nd edition is out and well recieved, with thanks to Buffalo Airways

  • Challenges, Accomplishments and Issues

    Challenges accomplishments and issues cont

  • Winter Road Coupon Program

    • Booklets went out to Sahtu region and Winter Road communities, businesses are seeing coupons being used in store

  • Chamber Street Banner

    • Received Town approval to begin placement of new LED Chamber banner

  • Challenges, Accomplishments and Issues, cont.

    Objectives for 2012 13

    • Shop Local Program

      • Emphasizing the many local services and shopping opportunities for the community

  • Welcome Program

    • Encouraging new businesses to take advantage of the benefits of being a Chamber member

  • Working with Town Council

    • New monthly meetings are being scheduled with the Town to ensure awareness and co-operation

  • Objectives for 2012/13