OCC AGM & CONVENTION2022 AGM & CONVENTION April 28 – May 1, 2022Pearson Convention Center,2638 Steeles Avenue East, Brampton ON L6T 4L7 (map) The Annual General Meeting & Convention is in partnership with the Brampton Board of Trade. The event will be taking place in person from April 28 to May 1.Registration closes on Friday, March 18.  See agenda below. Click here to register. 
Don’t forget to submit your AGM award nominationsThe deadline is March 11, 2022.  Click here to learn more about the awards before nominating your chamber/board of trade or a peer today! Click here for the AGM toolkit with more information. PROXY VOTE AUTHORIZATION
If your chamber/board cannot attend the AGM please return the completed Proxy Vote Authorization Form by March 18, 2022. CHAMBER BURSARIES
The deadline for applications is March 4, 2022. Applicants will be notified by March 11, 2022. For additional information, please refer to the 2022 Bursary Guidelines.
 ROOM BLOCK ENDS MARCH 29Book your accommodations through an OCC group booking rate of $134/night. The group booking rate will be available until March 29, 2022. Please call The Hilton Garden Inn at 905-595-5151. Callers must identify themselves as being with the OCC to qualify for the group rate. Book online at this link, using the corporate code ‘OCC’. If you wish to extend your stay, please note that rates are based on availability. *Please note that the Hilton Garden Inn requires a minimum of 2 days notice (48 hours prior to event start) of cancellation for a full refund.REGISTER HERE 
THURSDAY, APRIL 28 | PRE-PROGRAMMING2:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Board of Directors Meeting (Closed)5:00 pm | Registration Opens5:00 pm | No formal dinner planned (we’ll provide you with some curated suggestions)FRIDAY, APRIL 29 | DAY 18:00 am | Registration Opens8:30 am to 9:10 am | Event Kick-off9:10 am to 9:40 am | Building the Chamber of the Future – A Strategic Template, Brampton Board of Trade9:40 am to 10:30 am | 2022 Ontario Election, OCC’s VP of Policy, Daniel Safayeni & Senior Manager of Policy, Claudia Dessanti11:30 am to 12:00 pm | Welcome Remarks from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Perrin Beatty 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Annual General Meeting2:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Remarks from the Ontario Liberal Party, Steven Del Duca3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Strategy Sessions. See key topics below: Business Supports: What supports are needed from the government?Delivering Value: What ways can the Chamber Network provide value?Economic Recovery: How should you support your members’ growth and prosperity?Technology & Digitization: How best can we utilize technology?5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Brampton Board of Trade Host NightSATURDAY, APRIL 30 | DAY 28:00 am | Registration Opens8:45 am to 9:30 am | Remarks 9:00 am to 9:30 am | Remarks from the Ontario NDP Party, Andrea Horwath9:30 am to 9:50 am | Plenary Panel Discussion – Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) through a Business Lens: Why it’s Essential9:50 am to 10:40 am | Strategy Sessions. See key topics below:Business Supports: What supports are needed from the government?Stronger Together: What are the benefits of sharing resources, collaborations and amalgamations/mergers?Evolution of Revenue Models: How do you diversify your offerings?Value of Public Affairs: What does a good public affairs strategy look like?11:00 am to 11:30 am | Remarks from the Green Party of Ontario, Mike Schreiner​​​​​​11:30 am to 4:30 pm | Policy Resolutions Debate6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Awards Reception. Click here to learn more.7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Chair’s Dinner and Awards presentation
 THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS For event inquiries, please contact Jessica Wright, Manager of Events. For program inquiries, please contact Tracy Macgregor VP, Member Services.For partnership inquiries, please contact Brent Edwards, Key Account Manager.