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4th Annual Open East Hants Day! - May 25th

Over 70 businesses participating so far! 
If you're a home-based business, we have 4 Pop Up Locations this year:
1. SB Tirecraft parking lot in Elmsdale.
2. Lion's Den Park in Milford
3. Prestige Homes parking lot in Stewiacke
4.  Village of Kennetcook. 

Please just indicate on the registration form which market you would like to participate at. Don't miss out! FREE for all businesses to participate! 

2019 Business Excellence Awards
We are excited to present the 2019 East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, on October 22nd at the Oakfield Golf & Country Club. You can expect many exciting changes this year. Award categories have been redesigned, and for the first time, the membership will have the honor of determining the winner.

Nominations are now open to the public. For a list of the award categories please visit:

(Nominations close Sunday, May 17th at midnight)
Join us for a fun evening of hiking the beautiful Empire Trails in Gore, NS, Wednesday, May 29th at 6:00 pm while enjoying delicious popcorn. 

Bring your friends and family. Dogs on leash are welcome. Trails are not stroller friendly.
Join us for Brewing Business Coffee Hour the first Wednesday of every month at the Cup of Soul Cafe in Elmsdale from 8:00 - 9:00 am. 

Remember to bring your business cards! But we also want to share the love for local, so bring a card of a local business that you would recommend. 
MLA Margaret Miller and the EHCC invites you to an Information Session for Small Business.

Wednesday, June 5th 9:00 am- 12:30pm
at the Enfield Fire Hall, 273 Hwy 2, Enfield, NS

Representatives from CBDC, ACOA, Department of Labor & Advanced Education, Regulatory Affairs & Service Effectiveness, East Hants Economic & Business Development and FutureWorx will be on hand to provide information about programs and resources that are available to small business: 
  • Wage subsides
  • Free Training
  • Loans
  • Hiring Supports
  • Help with building Concepts
  • And more
To RSVP phone (902) 883-3465
The EHCC is now accepting resumes for a Summer Student Term position. Please visit Futureworx Job Posting for the details of the position.
The EHCC is pleased to announce the new improved Member-to-Member (M2M) program to enhance membership benefits, while finding ways to promote what businesses have to offer. 
The Benefits Members campaign is to help better recognize those that will provide a discount to our Chamber members and their employees. 
Membership Cards and Window Decals are now available at the Chamber Office and will help others to recognize you as a participating business.  If you would like more information contact Tracey at (902) 883-1010 or 

Working 2 Benefit You!

Did you know as a sole proprietor or if you have as little as one employee, you can still have a group insurance plan? 

The Chambers Plan is Canada's leading group benefit plan for firms with 1-50 employees. 

Call to learn more: (902) 883-1010.

Welcome New Members
Grow your business & grow your network!
The East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce is the catalyst for economic growth in the region. Membership gives you access to benefits including group insurance plans, POS merchant services, and member-to-member savings. 
To learn more call (902) 883-1010 or visit to join now! 
The EHCC  has partnered with the Enfield Weekly Press to create a feature on one EHCC member per month.Also, ad space is available on the feature page at a discounted rate for members. 

If interested in being a featured member or the advertising opportunities please contact   This is a text block. You can use it to add text to your template.
EHCC Member News

The Shubenacadie Canal Commission is hosting engagement sessions to discuss the proposed Transitions Project. They invite your ideas and feedback regarding this project. 
May 22 at 2:00 pm Fairbanks Centre, 54 Locks Rd, Dartmouth
May 28 at 6:30 pm East Hants SportsPlex, Todd Hunter Room, 1076 Hwy 2, Lantz 

From now until June 21, 2019, you can nominate a business for Canada’s Volunteer Awards in the Business Leader or Social Innovation categories! 
Now is the time to recognize the important contributions of socially responsible businesses for their donations of time, resources and expertise that improve the well-being of communities across the country.
For more information about the Awards, please visit or call 1-877-825-0434.

Southwind Energy in Enfield NS, is now offering residential serves as well as the installation of industrial equipment. 

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Mailing address: 8 Old Enfield Rd, Unit 301, Enfield NS, B2T 1C9

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