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Win FREE Event Tickets!
Can you last 30 seconds?
FREE Business Assistance Service
Share Federal Policy Issues
Networking Opportunities
Welcome New Members!
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What day does the next Chamber Travel trip leave?
Bonus question: name one of the cities we will be visiting.

The first person to e-mail the correct answer will win a FREE pass to Good Morning Mississauga!

This is a value of up to $30! 


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  Mississauga Board of Trade Updates 


MBOT hosted its first combined Speed Networking/Mississauga Business Xchange (MBX) event, which was a great success!


Click the collage below to view photos from the evening. 





Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Adds FREE Business Assistance Service

Most small businesses can't afford to have a team of specialists on hand to help deal with unexpected problems that require an expert opinion. The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance PlanŽ Business Assistance Service is designed to fill this gap.

This confidential service provides access to professional accounting, counselling, legal and human resource experts.

Effective January 1, 2013, the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan is adding the service to all plans at no additional cost.


Six (6) hours of Legal, Accounting and Specialized Human Resource Services for the employer

Twelve (12) hours of Counselling for employees on the plan

Share a federal policy issue impacting your business or industry with MBOT!

Mississauga Board of Trade each year reviews policy positions impacting business to advance at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Annual General Meeting.  

Once a policy is approved by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, it is activity advocated on to the federal government.  This is a great opportunity for businesses to influence public policy.

All Submissions are due by Friday, April 26, 2013. 

Submit your proposals to sleiba@mbot.com

Please make use of the following three documents a reference and guidelines when developing a resolution:

Top 10 Barriers Overview
Guide to Preparing Resolutions
Resolution Template

 Networking Opportunities 



Looking to meet like-minded business people? Register now for one of MBOT's upcoming events.


Some events happening next: 

  • NGen 'Under 40' Networking Event
    April 17, 2013 
  • Business Learning
    April 18, 2013
  • Annual Chair's Gala
    April 24, 2013  
Welcome New Members! 
Mississauga Board of Trade would like to welcome its new members that have joined in the past 30 days. For a full list of new members including contact information, please visit our Membership Directory listing.
 Thank You Affinity Partners! 


One of the many benefits of membership with MBOT is the opportunity to take advantage of great programs & services.


Some Affinity Partners Include: 


  • Best Buy Insurance Brokers: Exclusive member discount on a legal protection insurance policy for your business.    
  • Esso Business Card Program: Three cents per litre fuel discount!
  • Regus: A 35% discount on meeting room, day office, video conference and full time office in one of our four Mississauga Centres.


To view a complete list of Affinity Programs please visit our website.

Community Events
Saturday, May 11, 2013

A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to SickKids Foundation.

Relay For Life
June 21, 2013
If you or someone you know is interested in taking advantage of membership with MBOT, visit our website.

Mississauga Board of Trade