The Owen Sound and District Chamber committees put forward a year-long schedule of events, meetings and presentations. Here’s a summary of regular events.

Alive @ 5

Monthly networking events held at various member premises. Refreshments and appetizers are served and tours of facilities are a welcome addition. ‘Alive’ attracts as many as 50 members. For more details about hosting one at your business, please send us an email message.


offering various workshops/seminars that provide information on topics relevant to small businesses. Each workshop/seminar will provide useful and practical information that every small business needs to know.

Business Excellence Awards

Every October we celebrate the importance of business to our livelihood and our lifestyle in this beautiful region. We do this through recognizing milestone anniversaries and we invite nominations from all business (not just members) for eleven category awards. The Awards night includes dinner, entertainment and awards presentations wrapped up in a theme night.

Annual Golf Tournament

The largest business tournament in this region is scheduled the second Thursday of September. It includes lunch and dinner, 18 holes with cart in Texas Scramble format, a host of prizes and silent auction items and an opportunity to take a well deserved day off!

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Far from being a forum for passing resolutions, reviewing financial statements and electing new board members, this end of March meeting open to all members features a full meal deal…keynote speakers the likes of the Premier of Ontario included.