Small Business Too Big To Ignore
In 2016, the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce and Tourism have partnered with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to bring the Small Business Too Big To Ignore campaign to our members. This campaign will highlight the important contributions of small business to our economy and communities, and actively engage small businesses in investigating the top barriers to small business growth - and identify solutions to overcome those challenges.
In June 2016, two roundtable events brought together about 30 businesses in the Peterborough area. These small business owners discussed the challenges facing their operations, the solutions that could be championed, and the role of the Chamber to bring these concerns to light.
Here's what they had to say:
Policy Report: Small Business Too Big To Ignore
The centrepiece of the campaign is the report, Top 3 Obstacles to Small Business Success. Over the coming months, the Peterborough and Kawartha Chambers of Commerce will be meeting with small businesses to talk about the obstacles under the following headings:
Watch for the Small Business Too Big To Ignore campaign on our social media sites.