Valued Corporate Sponsors of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors for their generous support in 2018. The Aurora Chamber of Commerce could not plan and execute 50+ events each year without the support of our valued sponsors. We greatly appreciate the past, present and future support of our sponsors. Learn more about the business leaders in our community — read about our Corporate Sponsors below and visit their websites to discover more about these exceptional organizations.
Interested in supporting the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and the local business community? We invite your business to embark on a partnership with us. Elevate your brand while helping the Aurora Chamber continue to enhance its programs and services. Your sponsorship contributes to the economic prosperity of the entire community by facilitating valuable resources that assist local businesses in reaching their growth potential.
Town of Aurora
The Town of Aurora is one of the Top 25 places to live in Canada according to MoneySense Magazine’s Best Places to Live 2016 report. Aurora ranked 19 out of 219 cities in Canada, moving up from 30th place in 2015. The Town of Aurora has many services and amenities for the benefit and enjoyment of our residents and there is so much to do and see in Aurora.
Aurora is a fast-growing centre just 30 minutes north of the City of Toronto, in the heart of Ontario's economic engine, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Offering urban amenities and a small-town lifestyle, Aurora has a diverse economy, well-educated and skilled workforce, excellent transportation connections and a highly-evolved technological infrastructure.
Our supportive municipal government offers a tax-friendly environment with affordable serviced land and quick access to major markets. Choosing Aurora can lower your operating expenses and raise your profits and with business neighbours like Bulk Barn Canada and State Farm Insurance you know you're in good company.
Explore what Aurora can do for you. Visit the Town of Aurora's Economic Development website to learn more.
Learn more about the Town of Aurora at: www.aurora.ca
Magna International Inc.
Magna is a leading global automotive supplier with 321 manufacturing operations and 102 product development, engineering and sales centres in 29 countries. We have over 159,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative processes and World Class Manufacturing.
We aim to be our customers' preferred global supplier partner for the automotive industry, by delivering the best value built on innovative products and processes and World Class Manufacturing. We strive to be the employer of choice, an ethical and responsible corporate citizen and a superior long-term investment for our shareholders.
Learn more about Magna International at: www.magna.com
REMAX Hallmark Lind Group Realty Ltd., Brokerage
REMAX Hallmark Lind Group Realty Ltd., Brokerage is an award-winning real-estate group in Aurora.
Learn more about REMAX Hallmark Lind Group Realty Ltd., Brokerage at: www.hallmarklindrealty.com
The Auroran Newspaper
The Auroran Newspaper is a weekly community newspaper in Aurora, Ontario.
Learn more about The Auroran Newspaper at: www.theauroran.com
BCE Inc. is Canada's largest communications company, providing a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband communications and content services to consumer, residential, business and government customers in Canada.
Powered by industry-leading investments in advanced networks and media content, Bell communications services are offered under the Bell and Bell Aliant brands. These include fibre-based IPTV and high-speed Internet services, 4G LTE wireless, home phone and business network and communications services, including data hosting and cloud computing.
Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media, including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels.
To accelerate Bell’s broadband content strategy, BCE is a significant investor in Canada’s leading sport and entertainment institutions, the Montreal Canadiens (LINK: https://www.nhl.com/fr/canadiens) and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (LINK: http://mlse.com/). The Source is one of Canada's largest consumer electronics retailers with over 650 locations nationwide, offering Bell TV, Internet and Mobility products and home entertainment, home office and sound products.
The Bell Let’s Talk mental health initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research, and workplace initiatives.
Learn more about Bell at: www.bell.ca
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) offers business loans and advisory services to help Canadian businesses grow, both at home and abroad. Through our subsidiary—BDC Capital, we also offer a full spectrum of specialized financing, including venture capital, equity as well as growth and business transition capital.
A financial institution owned by the Government of Canada, we support more than 42,000 small and medium-sized enterprises across the country, complementing services available from private-sector financial institutions.
Ambitious and innovative entrepreneurs are the engine of our economy and it is our role, as Canada’s development bank, to help them succeed.
Learn more about BDC at: www.bdc.ca
Metroland Media - The Aurora Banner
The Aurora Banner is a local newspaper reflecting the lives of our readers by covering what’s important to them: The people and events in their own communities.
York Region Media Group, a division of Metroland Media Group Ltd, is the dominant information provider in York Region’s nine municipalities. We are the newspapers of record, the distribution company of dependability, adaptability and outstanding service and the innovative media services company of tomorrow.
Learn more about the Aurora Banner at: www.yorkregion.com/aurora-on
Serpa Automotive Boutique
The Serpa Automotive Boutique, a new concept in automotive retailing, will provide the ultimate luxury: saving precious time in vehicle purchases. Either directly or online, ultra-busy affluent professionals can call on us, with no time expenditure on their part and without leaving their offices, to locate any vehicle among numerous brands and dealers and arrange for its purchase and direct delivery to home or business. Due to the wide network of contacts the Serpa family has developed over two decades in automotive retailing, the Boutique can best act as the customer’s representative, able to speak to suppliers in the industry’s language more efficiently.
Learn more about Serpa at: http://www.serpaautomotiveboutique.com
A digital marketing agency with a strategic and integrated approach to web design and online marketing
Treefrog was founded on, and is perhaps best known for, our websites. The websites we build have been successful for our clients because we have always taken the time to understand their businesses, their goals, and their end clients. That foundational understanding allows us to become true Unified Digital Partners with our clients, facilitating all aspects of their digital marketing, including search engine optimization, content marketing, social media, and so much more. Add in the fact that our team is a group of dynamic, curious, experienced and knowledgeable professionals, and you've got a winning combination.
Business Banking provides financial solutions to Canadian businesses of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Dedicated Business Banking Specialists deliver customized solutions to meet the unique needs of business customers. Drawing on a range of products and services including financing, deposit, investment, cash management, international trade and foreign exchange, our relationship teams provide the right tools and advice to help customers achieve their goals.
Business Banking includes: TD Auto Finance Canada / Small Business Banking / Mid-Market Commercial Banking / Specialized Commercial Banking that is comprised of: Commercial National Accounts and Asset Based Lending, National Real Estate Group, Commercial Mortgage Group, TD Equipment Finance, Agriculture Services, Indigenous Banking Group
Learn more about TD at: www.tdcanadatrust.com
York Small Business Enterprise Centre
The York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC) serves small businesses in the northern six York Region municipalities: Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Newmarket and Whitchurch-Stouffville. The municipalities of Markham, Richmond Hill, and Vaughan also have Small Business Enterprise Centres to serve their respective communities.
YSBEC is managed by the Regional Municipality of York’s Economic Strategy Branch and is a partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth, and the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science . Each of the Region’s Small Business Enterprise Centres focus on providing support to both new startups and existing small businesses in their communities.
Learn more about YSBEC: https://www.yorksmallbusiness.ca