Bursary Information

    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 October 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 your Chamber. Letters should be no longer than 2 pages (maximum).

    It should be noted that preference for bursaries will be given to:

    • Chambers 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 8, 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.


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    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!'


  • Contact CEO

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    Lorie Crisp, President

    C: (905) 719-8493

    Mailing Address
    6-250 Dundas Street, South Suite 248
    Cambridge, ON  N1R 8A8