The Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce was pleased to attend the Alberta Chambers of Commerce Fall Board Meeting and Deputy Ministers’ Dinner earlier this week at the Chateau Lacombe in Edmonton, Alberta. Also in attendance were 22 chambers of commerce and 26 senior public servants.
The Board Meeting educates attendants on current and emerging issues from experts in the private and public sectors. In the evening, the Deputy Ministers’ Dinner provides an opportunity to network and dine with the senior non-elected decision-makers in Alberta. A Q& A session followed the dinner, facilitated by Jason Krips, Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism.
- Deputy Minister’s Dinner
- Hon. Tanya Fir, Minister of Economic Development, Trade, and Tourism spoke about the direction of government and it’s plans to increase investment in Alberta.
- Community Red Tape Reduction Panel: presented by Tyler Gandam, Mayor of Wetaskiwin and AUMA board member, Kara Westerlund, Councillor for Brazeau County and VP for RMA, and Ken Kobly, President and CEO of Alberta Chamber of Commerce.
- Hon. Peter MacKay showing off his support for Alberta Energy
If you are a Chamber Member who has a business issue that you would like the Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce to advocate for on your business’ behalf, please contact us or speak to one of our board members at our next Chamber Event.