Chamber Executives of Ontario is Committed to Professional Development
The Board of Directors of CEO is pleased to offer two (2) bursaries for each of our conferences: The Fall Conference held in November and the Winter Conference & AGM in February. The bursaries are applied toward up to two night's accommodation and the cost of the conference registration (maximum value $ 500). Travel to the conference will remain the responsibility of the recipient.
Interested parties are requested to submit a letter to the President of CEO, clearly stating the reason the bursary is needed and how participating in the conference will benefit the individual and their Chamber of Commerce/Board of Trade. Letters should be no longer than 2 pages (maximum).
It should be noted that preference for bursaries will be given to:
Chambers/Boards with a Demonstrated Financial Need AND/OR
Small Chambers AND/OR
First Time Participants
The Chair reserves the right not to award any bursaries from the submissions received. Deadline for bursary applications for the
November Conference - September 29, 2017,
and for the
February Conference - December 15, 2017.
Members are eligible to apply once every five years but under extraordinary circumstances and at the Chair’s discretion could be reconsidered after 3 years.
November 2015 Bursary Recipient
Heather Murch, Manager, Member Services
Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce
'As someone new to the Chamber world, I found the conference invaluable in providing great ideas, inspiration and mentors. It provided many tools to help me move forward and grow in my position. I consider attendance at CEO Conferences an investment in the health of my Chamber!'