Digital Main Street Grants Program 3.0

Business Resource Centre Re-launches Digital Main Street Program

Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 12:47 PM

The Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) has received a $15,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario for a Digital Service Squad (DSS) to help Brantford small businesses use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

Funding for the grant is provided by the federal program FedDev Ontario. This program is designed to help small businesses in the City of Brantford access the knowledge and skills they need to complete their digital transformation. Whether...

Hamilton Halton Brant Retention and Recruitment

Industry Training Opportunity - Building Back Better, Retention and Recruitment

Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2021 09:00 AM

An astonishing 52% of people are looking for new jobs just this year and the war for talent is getting fierce. What is it that employers can do to not just attract incredible employees, but keep them too? How can we shift our story to appeal to a younger generation and what are the immediate steps we can take to improve our workplace culture and well-being?

In this upcoming training series, tourism industry employers can learn from workplace expert Eric Termuende about all things people and culture....

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Chamber of Commerce Announces Finalists For Business Excellence Awards

Posted on Monday, February 15, 2021 06:00 AM

Finalists for the annual Chamber of Commerce Brantford Brant Business Excellence Awards were announced on Tuesday February 2, 2021 during a virtual event. You can watch the announcement online at and learn about some of the diverse Brantford-Brant businesses and individuals that contribute to our growing economy and aspects that attract visitors and delight residents. The Virtual Finalists’ Announcement was presented in partnership with BDO Canada LLP and supported by...

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1 Month of Content in 1 Hour Workshop

Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 10:00 AM

If you’re feeling like you’re spending countless hours posting on social media each day with no real strategy in mind, you may need some help to run your social media – instead of it running you! On Thursday, February 25 at 2:00pm, join us for a session to learn how to brainstorm, create, and implement all of your social media content for the next month in only one hour.

This one-hour digital workshop is led by Karlyn Ankrom, a successful marketing agency owner. She will walk you through a system...

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Brantford Brant Chamber of Commerce – Lunch & Learn Webinar Series

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:00 AM

Established by Ignatius Cockshutt in 1866, the Brantford Brant Chamber of Commerce has served this community for over 150 years. With its initial priorities centralized around means of industrial transportation – Grand River and railways – the Chamber was able to assist Brantford/Brant in become a region of industrial prowess. In 1877 it fought for Brantford’s designation as a City and carried its industry through the first and second World Wars. In the 1950’s and 60’s the organization spearheaded...