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Monthly Luncheons

Brandon Chamber Luncheons

These popular events are held monthly from September to June and feature presentations from business, industry, government, and institutional CEO’s on topical information of importance to the business community. These luncheons draw a large attendance with 250-450+ attendees and provide prime networking opportunities.

There is also Season Seating purchase that are available prior to the first September Lunch. See More

*Please note that luncheon dates and speakers are subject to change.

For more information and to register visit our Events Calendar.

Looking to Sponsor an event? Sponsorship of Chamber events and programs is a great way to build your company’s brand and gain visibility with key business stakeholders. A variety of sponsorships are available to member businesses of all sizes. View sponsorship opportunities.

The 2018-2019 Luncheon Season line up:

Moving Canada’s Goods to Market with Sean Finn from CN

September 6, 2018
MNP Hall, Keystone Centre
Sponsored by: Sunrise Credit Union

CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of more than 25,000 railroaders transports more than $250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America. The Brandon Chamber of Commerce welcomes Sean Finn, CN Executive Vice President of Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer to discuss how CN moves Canada’s goods to market. From lumber to potash, intermodal and grain, CN moves the products Canadians use every day. Mr. Finn will also talk about CN’s first annual public Canadian Grain Plan and how the company is focused on regaining the confidence of Canadian businesses and enhancing Canada’s reputation as a reliable export partner.

 

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Small Business Week

October 18, 2018
Grand Salon, Victoria Inn
Sponsored by: Compass Credit Union

Celebrate Small Business Week with us! We will acknowledge and celebrate our member’s milestone anniversaries and feature a local speaker. More information to come!

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Canada/U.S. Relations with U.S. Consul Anthony Pagliai

November 15, 2018
Regency Ballroom, Clarion Hotel & Suites
Sponsored by: Assiniboine Community College

Join us for lunch and hear from U.S. Consul, Anthony Pagliai as he talks about US/Canada relations. He will discuss business development and promotion.

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Holiday Luncheon

December 6, 2018
Grand Salon, Victoria Inn
Sponsored by: Westoba Credit Union

Get into the festive spirit at our Holiday luncheon! Join us for a delicious lunch, entertainment and our 2nd Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater contest!

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Provincial Economic Growth Strategy: What it Means for Brandon

January 17, 2019
Grand Salon, Victoria Inn
Sponsored by: BellMTS Corral Centre Brandon

Dave Angus, President of Johnston Group, will be sharing insight of the provincial economic growth strategy and what it means for Brandon.

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We Are All Leaders: How A Bus Driver Showed Us Anything Was Possible

February 21, 2019
Imperial Ballroom, Victoria Inn
Sponsored by: CENTUM Mortgage Choice

Kevin draws on his personal and professional experiences from growing up as an Indigenous youth in Winnipeg’s North End, to his work in the community, education, and business fields.  As a former member of the Legislative Assembly and Minister in the Manitoba Government, he is able to share stories of seeing potential and possibility, overcoming barriers, and creating opportunities out of challenges.

Through examining universal values such as talent, generosity and vulnerability, he can inspire a conversation about how a variety of groups from businesses to unions, media, universities, community, and churches can build successful relationships by fostering a path of reconciliation. That is a path to building healthy, strong and resilient partnerships.

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Champions of Agriculture with Jan Westcott

March 28, 2019
Regency Ballroom, Clarion Hotel & Suites
Sponsored by: Brandon University

More information to come!

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State of the Province with Manitoba Premier, Brian Pallister

April 25, 2019
UCT Pavilion, Keystone Centre
Sponsored by: Westman Communications Group

Hear Manitoba’s 22nd Premier Brian Pallister give his State of the Province Address to the Province’s 2nd largest city. He will discuss current issues, accomplishments thus far, and future plans for Manitoba. His address will be followed by a question and answer session with questions from the Brandon Chamber President.

 

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State of the City

May 15, 2019
UCT Pavilion, Keystone Centre
Sponsored by: Brandon First

Hear from our local Brandon Mayor and their opinion of how the City is doing.

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President’s Changeover Lunch

June 5, 2019
Regency Ballroom, Clarion Hotel & Suites
Sponsored by: Progressive Sanitation

Help us welcome our incoming Chamber President, Cathy Snelgrove, as well as thanking outgoing President, Jeff Hood.

The 2019-2010 Board members will be announced at this luncheon as well.

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