Member News: Ledgers Medicine Hat wins Marketing Award at Annual Conference

Ledgers Canada is pleased to announce that Ledgers (Medicine Hat) was the recipient of the award for Best Marketing Initiatives at the Ledgers Annual Conference.  This award is presented each year to the franchise owner that goes the extra distance to promote their business through various marketing initiatives and uses the tools at their disposal to raise brand recognition. 

Since opening this location in June 2014, operated by Angie Ritchie and Angie Paull, the
business has grown exponentially and is gaining recognition throughout the Medicine Hat area.

Ledgers, a National Network of Accounting and Financial Services Professionals provides a
comprehensive suite of services to small business, their owners and the general public, ranging from Bookkeeping and Accounting Services to Payroll, Corporate and Personal Income Tax Preparation, Business Planning and more.

New M2M Discount: 15-25% off digital signage/menu board system setup

Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce members receive 15% off on any digital signage/menu board system setup through Digital Mall Ltd., with an additional 10% off for those members who are also Condor P.O.S. Solutions business clients.

Contact Digital Mall today to see how they can help your business take that Digital step forward: (403)529-0011 or email.

Benefit Highlight: Over $500 off advertising with Rock 105.3

ROCK 105.3 is a proud member of the Medicine Hat and District Chamber of Commerce and to show their support for the Chamber and its member businesses, have created a unique opportunity for Chamber members to advertise for just $299 (regular value is $861).

Each week, ROCK 105.3 will write and produce a unique 30 second announcement that
supports the Medicine Hat and District Chamber of Commerce as the "Voice of Business" and
includes an individualized (approx. 20 second) commercial message for member businesses to purchase.

Member business messages will be included in 21 x 30 second commercial message spots during the week running Monday through Sunday, 5am-1am in their Reach Plan rotation. To book your spot, contact your Account Manager, or call 403.548.7581.

News We're Following October 30th, 2015

Alberta names new U.S. representative - AB Gov - Gitane De Silva, a professional diplomat, has been named Alberta’s senior representative to the United States of America. Some of the key files she will be working on will be reducing barriers to trade and promoting Alberta as an investment destination.

Alberta tables 2015 budget - AB Gov - Finance Minister Joe Ceci tabled the new government’s first budget today. This plan will focus on stabilizing frontline services, establishing a prudent path to balance, and stimulating job creation, economic growth, and diversification.

Alberta advances strategic partnership with New Brunswick - AB Gov - Premier Rachel Notley met with New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant in Edmonton to deepen co-operation on environmental and energy initiatives. The two leaders discussed a broad range of strategic and economic opportunities. In particular, they reiterated their support for the Energy East pipeline project - which will mean creating more jobs and refining in Canada.

Budget 2015 gives Alberta entrepreneurs a $50-million funding boost to get their ideas off the ground - AB Gov - New funding will allow the Alberta Enterprise Corporation (AEC) to provide Alberta-based companies with access to the capital and mentorship they need to get into the marketplace. 

New Ministry to focus on Economic Development

The Alberta Chambers of Commerce strongly supports the creation of a new ministry of Economic Development and Trade. This ministry will support economic growth and diversification for Alberta’s economy and job creation by Alberta’s businesses. The new ministry will be responsible for coordinating the research and innovation system to support commercialization of Alberta ideas, expanding access to capital for small- and medium-sized enterprises, and promoting trade and investment into Alberta.

“By creating a new Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, this government has made it clear that the economy is a priority. It’s important that we have a partner dedicated to helping grow and diversify the provincial economy, so our organization is looking forward to working with government on these initiatives to help make Alberta the best place in the country to start and operate a business.”
- President and CEO of Alberta Chambers of Commerce Ken Kobly

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Member News: Medicine Hat Mall wins ICSC Award

The Medicine Hat Mall has been awarded the 2015 International Council of Shopping Centres Maple Leaf Silver Award for Marketing Excellence – Event or Sales Promotion for their Fashion Week Around the World campaign.

Fashion Week Around the World was an engaging opportunity to bring fashion trends and styles to the forefront of the Medicine Hat community.   Highly attended Fashion Shows in October 2014 and February 2015 were a great success with 4 lucky winners taking the highly coveted prizes of trips to the Fashion Capitals of the world - Paris, Milan, London and New York.   

New Member: Digital Mall

Digital Mall Ltd. Is a forward-thinking digital marketing and inventory display company offering a variety of diverse digital marketing solutions.  From digital inventory displays, digital signage and digital kiosks, to digital menu boards, event/facility schedule screens and common area/seating area digital presentations, Digital Mall Ltd. has the technology and ability to take your product or service presentation to the next level.  The difference between Digital Mall and our competitors?  Rather than just providing you with a system and software, Digital Mall will update, maintain and manage your digital campaign to meet your needs and your expectations without the added pressure or time that any self-maintenance system requires…plus it's at a fraction of the cost!  Create a buzz about your business using Digital Mall Ltd. to promote your product, services or inventory.

Contact us today to see how we can help your business take that Digital step forward:

Phone: 403-529-0011

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @digitalmall_MH

Benefit Highlight: Brokerlink Insurance Discounts for Members and Employees!

Full-time employees of an active Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce member can qualify for an additional 20% discount when you bundle your home and auto insurance into one convenient policy at Brokerlink. The savings through our group insurance program for Chamber member business owners can even help to offset the membership cost with the Chamber. Call BrokerLink's Medicine Hat office for a no obligation quote at 403-527-4444 and mention your Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce membership.  Be prepared to show a valid membership card in order to redeem this discount.

New M2M Discount: $50 off ArmorThane Truck Box Liners at Outlaw Collision

Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce members now receive $50 off ArmorThane Truck Box Liners at Outlaw Collision & Custom Coatings.  ArmorThane coatings prevent deterioration, protect against corrosion and rust, resist denting and scratching or chipping,  and help extend the service life and resale value of your vehicle.

Please present your valid Membership card in order to redeem this discount!