• Bursary Program


    The CCEC bursary may be awarded each year, up to a maximum amount of $1000, to cover conference registration fees and travel expenses (hotel and transportation). Receipts must be provided.

    • Applications must be received by July 15. The successful recipient will be notified by July 30.
    • Applicants must have been in the employ of a Chamber of Commerce/Board of Trade for a minimum of one year immediately preceding the application and be a member in good standing with CCEC.
    • Bursaries will be awarded at the discretion of the CCEC Board of Directors. The Board reserves the right to not award any bursaries from the submissions received.
    • Applications must be accompanied by a one-page explanation clearly stating the reason the bursary is needed and how participating in the conference will benefit the individual and your Chamber/Board. Applicants must also enclose a financial statement for the Chamber/Board for the most recent two fiscal years and a letter of support from the chief volunteer.
    • All questions on the application must be completed, and the form must be signed by the applicant.
    • Only members in good standing with CCEC are eligible to apply.
    • The successful recipient will agree to write a one page submission by October 31 for the CCEC website outlining what they gained from attending the conference.


    Bursary Application

    Congratulations to our Recipients:

    2018 - Megan Smith, Napanee Chamber of Commerce (ON)


    Candance Olafson - Morden Chamber of Commerce (MB)

    Rebecca Preston  - Chambre de commerce du Grand Tracadie-Sheila, Inc.(NB)

    Veronique Savoie - Chambre de commerce et du tourisme du Grand Caraquet (NB)


    Stephen Chychota - Dauphin Chamber of Commerce (MB)

    Lorraine MacKenzie - Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce (ON)

    2015 - Diane Mineault - Morinville Chamber of Commerce (AB)

    2014 - Deneen Everett - Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce (NT)

    2013 - Shelley Wall – Burns Lake Chamber of Commerce (BC) - click here for Shelley's report

    2012 - Cindy McDonald - Portage la Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce (MB) - click here for Cindy's report


    Mardi Taylor - Whitchurch-Stouffville Chamber of Commerce (ON) - click here for Mardi's report

    Kent Smith-Windsor - Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce (SK) -  ACCE conference

    Bruno-Serge Boucher - FCCQ

    2009 - Mindy Thompson - Fort St. John Chamber of Commerce (BC)

    2008 - Jinny Day - Grimsby Chamber of Commerce (ON)


    Shannon Churchill - Strathroy Chamber of Commerce (ON)

    Paul Brocklehurst - Newfoundland and Labrador Chamber of Commerce (NL)