Our Committees

Executive Committee:

The Chair, Vice-Chairs and Treasurer form the Executive Committee which works closely with Chamber staff, providing expertise and support in the conduct of Chamber business.

Strategic Planning and Policy Committee:

The Strategic Planning & Policy Committee, selected from the Board of Directors, develops and oversees the deployment of the Chamber’s strategy & currency of its policies fulfilling its mandate for advocacy, delivery of member services and community growth and activism.

Member Retention, Engagement and Access Committee:

Convening events that present opportunities for members to grow their business and personal networks, connect with the community and share information. Growing the membership through outreach to new business and retaining existing members by building value is the key focus.

Tourism Committee:

Working with other stakeholders, the Town of Carleton Place, Downtown Carleton Place (BIA) and Lanark County Tourism, promote Carleton Place as a destination for visitors and prospective residents. Deliver tourism services on behalf of the Town of Carleton Place, and create an annual Community and Visitor Information Guide.

Advocacy, Investment and Mentorship Committee (AIM):

Advocacy, Investment and Mentorship are available to new and existing businesses, as a support system, to build long-term business success. Through its College of Mentors and Junior Achievement instructor team, the AIM committee is committed to building a business-friendly, business-literate community.

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AIM - Advocacy, Investment and Mentorship

    The AIM Project was established in the summer/fall of 2015, with the objective of supporting new and existing businesses in Carleton Place and District and promoting business and financial literacy and entrepreneurship in our local high schools.