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The Orillia District Chamber of Commerce

is a voluntary, non-profit association consisting of over 600 members. From this membership a board of fourteen directors is elected, who meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

The City of Orillia & Townships of Ramara, Severn, and Oro-Medonte have the opportunity to be represented by appointees to the Board. To further strengthen communication links with other community groups there are appointees on the Board representing Georgian College, Lakehead University, Casino Rama, Doctor Recruitment and Retention, Community Development Corporation, Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Manufacturers' Association, Construction Association and the Downtown Orillia Management Board.

The mandate of the Chamber of Commerce is to provide both tangible and intangible benefits to our members in particular, and our community as a whole.
 

Chamber of Commerce 2018 Special Events:

38th Annual Orillia Perch Festival Saturday, April 21 - Saturday, May 12

Spring Boat, Cottage & Outdoor Show Friday, June 08 - Sunday, June 10

Christmas in June Saturday, June 23

Orillia Waterfront Festival Friday, August 10 - Sunday, August 12

Orillia Santa Claus Parade: A Family Christmas. Sunday, November 18

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Chamber News:



Member Benefit Newsletter From Metro/FoodBasics Pharmacies

19.10.2018

Healthworks Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 4



Santa Claus Parade Band Sponsorship

09.10.2018

Thank you for considering sponsoring a band in the Orillia Santa Claus Parade. Band music is an integral aspect of the parade's atmosphere. Your support covers the substantial expense incurred by bringing in these quality musicians.

 As a sponsor you will receive the following:

 

§  listing as an official band sponsor in press coverage

§  listing as an official band sponsor in electronic media

§  a 6 ft. by 2 ft. banner with your company name/logo displayed during parade in front of one of the bands

§  listing as band sponsor in post parade T.V. coverage and “Thank-you” publications

Your sponsor banner will be produced with a seasonal border around your company name. If you have a logo that you wish to have shown, please provide one with your sponsorship pledge sheet. The banner will remain with the parade properties as inventory. 

 

Band Sponsorship Agreement



Orillia Santa Claus Parade

11.09.2018

The Orillia Santa Claus Parade will be held on November 18, 2018.

Parade Rules

Float Application

Parade Route



Google Places May Be As Important As Your Facebook Posts!

05.07.2018

The kiosk at the Port of Orillia is now live and the kiosk destined for outside the Orillia Opera House should be live by the end of July.

 

Content will be the same on both kiosks, and I would encourage you to check out both the interface portion and the display advertising on the kiosk currently.

 

The kiosk is programmed to pull and display, at no cost, information about business within a 5 minute and 20 minute walking distance.

 

Ø  In order for business names and details to be displayed from the kiosk the business must be added to google places.  Steps can be found by searching  “how to get on google places

  • If the business does not show within google maps then it needs to be added to google places.

 

For more information on Google Places check out:

 

https://www.google.com/business/how-it-works/

https://www.google.com/business/

 

It is also important for business to encourage Google Reviews as it engages the customer base and increases your placement in searches.  Google reviews are becoming a very important analytic and your Google Business Account can allow you to provide product information and is not subject to social media likes or friends, but rather available to anyone doing a search.

 

For more information on Google Reviews you can check out https://support.google.com/business/answer/3474122?hl=en



Exploring Orillia, Volume 10

03.05.2018

Your 2018 guide to the Sunshine City is just a click away!



Have Questions About The Chamber Group Insurance Program?

16.12.2015

Here is a great place to start getting answers!

Still have questions? Contact Alta Vista Planning Partners at 705-327-0313.

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  • Lakehead University
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