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SoBi CEO Keynote Recording

Ryan Rzepecki, founder and CEO of Social Bicycles Inc. (SoBi) was a featured speaker at this week’s Hamilton Transportation Summit hosted by the City of Hamilton Public Works Department. ACCESS AUDIO BELOW The purpose of the 2015 summit was to gather stakeholder input on... More

We Are Cities Discussion

Renew Hamilton hosted a local We Are Cities roundtable on March 11 at Hamilton Central Library auditorium in downtown Hamilton. It featured an entertaining and educational lead off talk by Chris Farias, creative director at Kitestring, on the question: What is Hamilton’s branding story?... More

OBAA 2014 Acceptance Speeches

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2014 Outstanding Business Achievement Awards last night at Carmen’s Banquet Centre. “It’s the Academy Awards of business performance in our community,” said host Keanin Loomis, president and CEO, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. ACCESS AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS BELOW And the... More

Allan O’Dette at Chamber AGM

The president and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) was the featured speaker at the 169th Annual General Meeting of the Hamilton Chamber held March 2 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. ACCESS AUDIO BELOW Allan O’Dette (pictured) praised our Chamber’s role... More

Mohawk President at Rotary

The Rotary Club of Hamilton welcomed Ron McKerlie, president of Mohawk College, as its February 19 luncheon speaker. ACCESS AUDIO BELOW McKerlie used the opportunity to recognize Mohawk College leaders who have contributed to the success of the Rotary Club of Hamilton over the... More

We Are Cities Roundtable

The Hamilton Chamber, through its Renew Hamilton project and in cooperation with Evergreen CityWorks, will host a local We Are Cities roundtable event on March 11 from 7 pm to 9 pm at Hamilton Central Library in downtown Hamilton. SEE BELOW to REGISTER We... More

Feb 25 Renewal Event

Richard Allen, director of Renew Hamilton, will be among the guest speakers at a community event hosted by the Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network. The event will focus on the theme of urban regeneration and touch on a range of topics from architectural design and... More

Let’s Talk Transit Summary

The Public Record – Hamilton’s comprehensive open source news service – hosted a free event on February 5 titled Let’s Talk Transit. It provided an opportunity for guest panelists (pictured) and the audience to discuss the Ten Year Local Transit Strategy developed by City... More

Metrolinx Speaker at Rotary

The Rotary Club of Hamilton welcomed Paul Finnerty – vice president, Operations for GO Transit, a division of Metrolinx – as its luncheon speaker on January 22. ACCESS AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS BELOW In his remarks and responses to audience questions, Finnerty touched on a number hot... More

Complete Streets Dialogue

Here is an audio recording of Keanin Loomis, president and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, speaking at yesterday’s Complete Streets Dialogue organized by the Network for Community-Campus Partnerships at McMaster University. “We understand the social, health and environmental impacts of complete streets,”... More