Upcoming Events

15th Annual State of the City Address

Wednesday, April 10th 2019 ~ 6:30am – 9:00am ~ Stratford Country Club

Join us as Mayor Dan Mathieson discusses the upcoming goals, opportunities and challenges that the City of Stratford is facing and working towards addressing in its next fiscal year. A Q&A period will follow the Mayor’s address. A full buffet breakfast is included in the ticket price.

6:30 am Registration
7:00 am Breakfast
7:45 am Mayor’s Address 

Chamber Members – $25 + hst
Future Members – $35 + hst

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April Business After 5 at St Marys Buick GMC

Wednesday, April 17th 2019 ~ 5:15pm – 7:00pm ~ 449 Queen St W, St. Marys

St Marys Buick GMC was purchased in Feb 2018 from the West family by Michael Carmichael and Payam Zareian, keeping the values of the previous owner of great small town honesty and friendly service.

The first year has been a great one for St Marys Buick GMC! They were the fastest growing GM dealership in Ontario for 2018 and honoured with the Presidents Club Award as one of the best dealerships in Canada, with repsect to Sales and Service. An absolutely amazing accomplishment within only 11 months. Keeping the focus and the company’s only objective being customer experience.

They are proud to be able to give back to the community that supports them by helping out local charities like The Salvation Army and the St Marys Library, St Mary Community Players Theater, St Marys Lincolns, Local Hockey and Baseball teams, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and a new project with the Front Porch Show to just name a few.

The dealership has been expanding on its success in 2018 to have an even better 2019. With expanded inventory and attention to the customer, they are proving that they will not be out sold! Serving St Marys and the surrounding communities.

Join the board and staff of the Stratford and District Chamber of Commerce, and the staff of St Marys Buick GMC, for an evening of mingling and networking with fellow business owners!

Free for Chamber Members – $10 at the door for Future Members.

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2019 Business Excellence Awards

Thursday, May 2nd 2019 ~ 5:00pm ~ Best Western PLUS Arden Park Hotel

Our prestigious annual awards Gala honours businesses in our community. Tickets are given priority to nominees and partners. If there are any unsold tickets, they will go on sale to the public April 1st.

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May Business After 5 at GOTECH Networking Solutions

Wednesday, May 15th 2019 ~ 5:15pm – 7:00pm ~  617 Douro St #105, Stratford

For almost 20 years, GOTECH has sold high quality computers, provided network support, servers, programming, managed services, cloud backup, onsite & remote assistance, process improvements and exceptional computer repair services for over 300 local businesses. From humble beginnings in a home basement office to the 1200 sq. ft. office suite they currently occupy, the business has grown strategically and carefully over that period by hiring the right staff and supplying high quality equipment and personal service. Now, it is not uncommon to see 8-12 computers on their fully equipped 30ft repair bench.

GOTECH received an Employer of Distinction Award in 2014 from Conestoga College, has been nominated 3 times and received the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award in the Service category in 2017.  We pride ourselves in our ability to solve your technical issues, quickly and at a reasonable cost. We are an authorized Lenovo reseller and Microsoft Refurbisher. GOTECH believes strongly in giving back to charities in our wonderful community by recycling, donating computers and their time to local organizations.

Come out and join GOTECH Networking Solutions, the staff & board of the Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce for some snacks, prizes and lively networking (not with computers …. with people).

Free for Chamber Members – $10 at the door for Future Members.

*Please note – Space is limited, so please register early

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