Building a local reputation, growing your business, and influencing change in the industry takes time. Becoming a member of a CME local chapter can help you speed things up at no cost. Network locally with other manufacturers and exporters in a collaborative atmosphere to share ideas, broaden skills and learn best practices through roundtables, shop tours, and local events.
Participation in a local CME chapter is an opportunity exclusive to CME members.
ABOUT THE CHAPTER COMMITTEE
Members of the Chapter are invited to join its steering Committee which determines meeting frequency, content and coordinates regional events of interest. The Chair of the Committee is offered a seat on CME’s Ontario Advisory Board and provide a conduit of information between the Regional and Provincial levels. CME supports the Chapter with quarterly in-person updates and access to its extensive network of industry experts and consultants.
WHY PARTICIPATE IN A CME CHAPTER?
Learn about key issues, new ideas and best practices affecting your industry
Show your customers you are engaged in your community
NETWORKING & CONTACTS
Find opportunities to attend events and to get referrals for your business, or to form potential partnerships and, access members and other resources understand your market.
ADVERTISING & SAVINGS
Your business can be featured in CME’s Resource Guide directory and you will be eligible for CME’s Member Benefits affinity program for discounted resources
Those with experience can offer you support, guidance and benchmarking opportunities
There is strength in numbers; take advantage of Canada’s largest business trade association that represents the voice of manufacturing with federal and provincial governments
SOUTH WESTERN ONTARIO BOARD
CME-SWOB has been active since 1988 as local chapter of CME
Led by local volunteers in manufacturing and related industries, CME-SWOB works to raise the profile of manufacturing, promote education in the skilled trades and support those pursing manufacturing careers with scholarships.
Since 1995, CME_SWOB has awarded approximately $260,000 to 176 students from local high schools, Fanshawe College,n Western University and Lambton College.
Contact us to learn more a CME-SWOB.
DURHAM CHAPTER LAUNCH INFORMATION SESSION
We are excited to invite you to participate at the launch of CME’s inaugural chapter in the Durham Region. During the Durham chapter launch, we will discuss:
- The structure of the chapter
- The chapter’s goals and objectives
- A plan for professional development and social events
- Join your fellow industry professionals for a light breakfast and networking event
*Non-Members welcome to the information session!