2022 CEO Conference: Thanks to everyone for joining us in Chatham and Leamington.
Congratulations to our 2020 & 2021 James Gordon Carnegie Award Winners: Suzanne Renken of Tilsonburg Chamber of Commerce (2020) and Suzanne Andrews of Quinte West Chamber of Commerce (2021)
2022 Build Your A Game CEO Conference
Build Your A Game: Thank you for joining us as we celebrated a return to our in person professional development conference - and our first ever hybrid conference. Want to see what you missed? Click here to download full brochure!
Conference Bursaries were awarded to Christine Mitchell of Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce and Rocio Salinas of Norwich Chamber of Commerce.
Bursary Award Guidelines and How to Apply
The Board of Directors of CEO is pleased to offer a limited number of bursaries up to a maximum of $500 for our Annual Conference. Funds for Bursaries are provided through the generous donation of
CEO Members to our Silent Auction at Conference: please remember to bring a Silent Auction item.
Criteria: • CEO Member Applicants must be in good standing (having paid their individual annual Member dues as either an Executive or Associate Member of CEO) • Applicants must attach their most recent Year End Financial Statements. • Deadline - will be posted for 2023 Conference.
Note: In the case of numerous submissions, consideration may be given to applications according to the order in which they are received.
Preference for bursaries may be given to: • Chambers/Boards of Trade with a Demonstrated Financial Need, and/or; • Small Chambers/Boards of Trade, and/or; • First Time Participants.
How to Apply • Please email your application letter (no longer than 600 words) to the Chair of CEO. Clearly state why the bursary is needed and how taking part in Conference will benefit you and your Chamber of Commerce/Board of Trade. • Address applications to CEO Chair Brenda Whitehead at firstname.lastname@example.org using Subject Line: CEO BURSARY APPLICATION
•Recipients are expected to pay upfront for Conference registration and accommodation.
•A recipient must attend and engage in the full conference to be awarded the bursary.
•Bursaries are awarded at a maximum value of $500. •The bursary is presented to the bursary recipient on the last day of the conference.
•Should a recipient be unable to attend due to extenuating circumstances, efforts are made for their registration to be refunded and no bursary is awarded. Should they cancel their registration under ordinary circumstances but after the cancellation deadline, no refund is processed, and no bursary is awarded.
•CEO reserves the right to not award any bursaries from submissions received. CEO Members can apply once every five years. Under extraordinary circumstances and/or at the discretion of CEO, subsequent submissions after a successful bursary application could be reconsidered after 3 years.
Conference Venue was Chatham-Kent John D. Bradley Convention Centre 565 Richmond Street | Chatham, Ontario | N7M 1R2 Hotel was the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chatham 575 Richmond St, Chatham ON N7M 1R2 T: 1-519-351-1100