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March 26th, 2021


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Next week we will be launching a new campaign that will feature inspiring stories of some Chamber Members from across the region. These businesses took on the challenge of the pandemic and made a pivot in order to continue serving the community.

Watch for them in the upcoming issues of the Dauphin Herald and Parkland Shopper! 




First Data provides simple, affordable, and transparent pricing. If they cannot beat your current processing fees, you will earn a $1,000 Visa® gift card1.  This is for members only.

For a limited time, we are offering members a $300 rebate to switch their payment processing to First Data1
Let us know if you'd like more information on how First Data can help your business and we can get you connected with our direct Fist Data contact.
 



 




Click Here - COVID-19 TOOLS & RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS/BUSINESSES
Provided by MB Chamber of Commerce


 


Following feedback from Manitobans, only a limited number of the options proposed late last week will be implemented in the next round of public health orders. The following changes to public health orders go into effect on Friday, March 26 at 12:01 a.m. and will expire on April 15:

• increasing gathering limits at outdoor public places to 25 from 10 people;
• increasing gathering limits at weddings and funerals to 25 from 10 people;
• maintaining the capacity limits for retail stores at 50 percent, but expanding the in-store limits to a 500-person capacity, whichever is lower, with other public health measures still in effect; and
• relaxing rules for drive-in events to allow people to leave their vehicles while still observing public health measures

Note: Changes to indoor or outdoor gathering sizes at personal residences or in restaurants will not be introduced, as prolonged contact has a higher risk of transmitting the virus.

Additional changes may be considered after spring break, Passover and Easter if data supports making further reopening efforts.
 
If you need anything always feel free to reach out to me at the office or if its COVID related, you can also consult www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/




 
CHAMBER PRESIDENT
INVITED TO EXPO
 
We were asked if our president would make a virtual appearance on a panel discussion for a new Expo debuting on April 9th and 10th. 

Our new president Gabe Mercier will be joined by Brandon Chamber's president Spencer Day and Chuck Davidson, President & CEO for the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce to discuss the issues and outlooks for economic growth in a post-pandemic environment. 

To find out more and to register for this FREE event, follow this link. 
https://hopin.com/events/ianw-community-connections-expo 



 



If it's just you at your business or you're managing a team, the Chambers Plan has options for any scenario. Employee benefits packages from Chambers Plan have all the essentials, plus so much more. With stable rates and ultra-flexible support services, it’s clear to see why it’s Canada’s #1 Plan. To see why, CLICK HERE




 


 


NEW MEMBER SECTION

Just so excited to have these three come on board!

  

We're thrilled to announce that Chicken Chef Ste. Rose, Syrnyks HD Serivce, and Fudd's Corner Store are our newest members to join the network! 

We highly recommend grabbing a meal or two this weekend at Chicken Chef in Ste. Rose. Perhaps grab an ice cream or other treat since it will be so nice out at Fudd's Corner Store as well. And next time you need any work done on your vehicle or a piece of machinery, give Matt and his team a try at Syrnyks HD Service. 



We'll have at least one new member have here next week! Do you have any guesses as to who it could be? 


Signup for a free trial membership here and see what it's all about. Over 280 other businesses are keeping their membership active and reaping the benefits. 

Your Chamber is the LEAST EXPENSIVE and MOST EFFECTIVE "employee" your company can have.
We're 
#STRONGERTOGETHER



 

CHAMBER MEMBER TIP: 


Using a program like Trello or Asana can help keep you and your team organized. First step, create a full list of everything you need to do or get done. "Brain Dumping" it all can help take the pressure off of trying to remember it all. Then you can work from that to categorize and tackle. 







SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS 




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Being able to increase sales is about being able to close a deal. This week we explore four different sales closing techniques and share with you some interesting sales statistics.
 
4 Closing Techniques
Rectangle: Rounded Corners: 4 Closing Techniques4 Closing Techniques
 


 


April Menu - Click Here






JOB OPPORTUNITY 
Thanks to the Reaching Home Program, the Crisis Prevention Task Force has funding for the attached positions.

Custodian Position - Click here

Coordinator Position - Click here







Help shape the future of women’s entrepreneurship in Canada and have the chance to win one of two $250 Visa Gift Cards 
CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE SURVEY: https://survey.environics.ca/weoc/

 


 


Lot's of announcements by Parkland businesses in the Facebook group we created a year ago to help during these times of COVID. If you're from the region and have something you want to share with the area, it's open for all businesses from the Parkland. 
Click here - facebook.com/ParklandBusinessUpdates 

 

 
 
Does your business or organization have something to share? Let us know. It most likely will show up here in a future issue of Chamber Matters.
Membership Advantage


Want your business to have more of an online presence? 
There is a new simple solution! 

manitobamarket.ca/


 



 
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