Business After Hours

Register Here!

Please join us virtually with your favorite beverage at your home office for a casual meeting with local businesses like yourself.

Reconnect,  discuss issues and share ideas. Hear what others have been doing during these uncertain times.

Thursday May 21th from 6 – 7 pm.

Once registered you will receive a link to the event on Wednesday afternoon.


Productivity Strategies

Thursday May 21st @ 8:30 – 9:30 pm

Register here. 

FREE! Open to everyone!

Join Debbie Lawrence of Abundant Living Inc. to learn about…

  • Time blocking and how it can help to make you more productivehttps://www.ehcc.ca/2020/05/productivity-strategies-webinar/
  • How batching can help you stay focused
  • Start – up and shut-down routines 
  • The power of three in helping you kick start a productive day
  • How to establish and communicate Rules of Work

We’re Hiring!

Position: Summer Chamber Office Assistant

Salary: $13/hr for 37.5 hours per week

Date: June 8th tentative start date.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (May require some weekend shifts)

Reports to the Chamber Coordinator

Basic Qualifications: Must be enrolled in school. Excellent written communicaton and organizational skills; personable and professional presence and the ability to pivot from one task to another. Savvy social media skills, create graphics, command of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Experience with Micro Soft Office.

Job Description: 

  • Assist in the preparation notices, emails etc. as requested.
  • Attend Committee meetings virtually when required.
  • Assist with different Action Items of the committees.
  • Assist Chamber Coordinator and Admistrator by making phone calls to Members.
  • Ensure membership and benefits offers are current on the webiste.
  • Assist with keeping the EHCC website current with our upcoming webinars, events, and Chamber news.
  • Handle any problems with the website and social media accounts by contacting the appropriate people in the absence of the Chamber Coordinator.
  • Engage with Members online.
  • Create a social media content calendar for the summer and remainder of the year – including national holidays, creative new posts, and interesting content to increase followers.
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly newsletter.
  • Assist Coordinator when required to work with the Events Committee.
  • Organize workshops and vitual events.
  • Use software programs to generate invitations and notices where needed.
  • Assist with booking speakers and outline and slides for approval.
  • Attend and assist with virtual events when required; this includes scheduling the meeting, collection of registrations and communications with registrants.
  • Answering emails in the Chamber Coordinator’s abscence.
  • Filing of documents.
  • Other various duties as assigned by the EHCC Board of Directors.
  • Specific projects and Action Items allocated to the Summer Student.

Other Requirements: High Speed Internet

How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to info@ehcc.ca

Application deadline: May 22nd, 2020


COVID-19 Update April 9th

COVID-19 Update – April 9th


Spring 2020 Business Skills Training

Now accepting applications for the Spring 2020 Business Skills Training.

Please Submit your Application as soon as possible, as space is limited. Deadline is April 3rd.


EHCC Newsletter March 2020

EHCC Newsletter March 2020


“The Power of Email” Morning Workshop

Tuesday, March 31st from 8-10am at the East Hants Chamber office: 8 Old Enfield Rd. Unit 205

In this 2 hour workshop “The Power of Email” the following topics will be covered:

• Why building your email list is WAY more important than social media (and how to 8x your engagement)
• The top 3 mistakes most biz owners are making with email marketing (and what to do instead)
• The 3 types of emails every marketer/biz owner should be taking VERY seriously (and how to leverage those)
• A step-by-step blueprint for getting started (including our favorite & free list-building tools)
• GDRP & CASL Guidelines in Canada (it’s boring, but it’s important – we promise to keep it brief)
• What’s working now – how to use social media to grow your list
• How to write killer copy that converts (and how to avoid the sales-y language of the past)
• BONUS: we’ll send you some of our best tools, tricks and resources to get you started with list building!

Cost $25 +HST for Members
$40 +HST for Non-Members

Register HERE. https://bit.ly/2ImLfnA

For more info contact (902) 883-1010 or email info@ehcc.ca

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Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations 

Now accepting Nominations for the EHCC Board of Directors 2020! The EHCC selection committee invites your suggestions for nominees for the following positions starting in 2020:

  • President
  • 1st Vice President
  • 2nd Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Directors-at-large (4 positions: 2020-2022)

Make as many nominations as you wish.  Nomination Form

Deadline for submission: February 28th, 2020


International Women’s Day & Community Engagement for Newcomers

Join us to hear the stories shared by local immigrant women…their struggles and successes.

Tuesday, March 3rd 9am – 12pm at the Lloyd E. Mathson Center, Elmsdale.

Panel discussion from 9-10am in the NS Health Community Room
Networking Opportunities to learn about local services available. Service Providers will be on site from 10am-noon

EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

EHCC Newsletter February 2020

EHCC Newsletter February 2020


Member Services

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Do you want to increase your productivity? Do you want to save time? As they say "Time is money."

If the answer is "yes", well, you can through our business skills training programs. Many of the local buinesses are working smarter not harder through the skills they learn from the programs offered through the Chamber.

Cost of training just isn't in the budget? That's ok. These programs are offered to business owners, managers, and employees at not cost!
Check out the 6 programs being offered this Fall starting September 21st: buff.ly/2ExXGOP
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Don't miss it! Join us virtually with a cup of coffee from home or curbside delivery for a casual meeting with local businesses like yourself.
Make connections, discuss issues, and share ideas. Hear what others have been doing during these uncertain times.

Wednesday August 5th from 8-9 am. Let us know you'd like to join us: buff.ly/35TOOfP
Once registered you will receive a link to the event on Tuesday afternoon.

Please tell your friends, business partners and colleges. All are welcome!
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The office will be closed today for the holiday.
Enjoy your day everyone!
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East Hants and surrounding areas have some of the most spectacular spots in Nova Scotia to explore!
This is one of Tencape where you can walk the ocean floor before the tide comes in!

Where have you been exploring this summer? Share your pictures in the comments below to inspire others to visit there.
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Calendar

Tue 25

Wellness In The Workplace – Presented by RBC

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sep 21

Microsoft Office 365 – Your Business Online

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sep 22

Dollars and ‘Sense’

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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