Bursaries and Sponsorships ($49,700 investment in 2020)

Bursary Program
Through the bursary program, the Prairie Region Leadership Team recognizes the importance of assisting chamber staff and volunteers to attend the opportunities for learning and mentoring provided by the provincial chambers and executive groups.

Bursaries available in 2020:

APRIL Saskatchewan Chamber Annual Conference - 10 bursaries (staff or volunteers)

MAY Alberta Chambers Provincial Conference - 10 bursaries (staff or volunteers)

JULY Alberta Chamber Executives Summit - 5 bursaries (staff only)

SEPTEMBER TBA Chamber of Commerce Executives of Canada Conference - 2 bursaries (staff only)

NOVEMBER TBA Chamber of Commerce Executives of Saskatchewan Conference - 5 bursaries (staff or volunteers)

Applications will be linked as they become available.



Sponsorship Program
Prairie Regions sponsors provincial events. Sponsorship POLICY



Irven Snider Marketing Award (Chamber Champions)
This award was developed to recognize outstanding effort in assisting with marketing Chambers Plan. It is awarded to a senior staff person who has; invested time and energy; demonstrated outstanding support; utilized the Partnership Checklist; and, Introduced unique and creative ways to promote and assist with marketing Chambers Plan. Previous recipients:

2011      Lisa Kowalchuk, Medicine Hat
2012      Pat Tenney, Lloydminster
2013      Kent Smith-Windsor, Greater Saskatoon
2014      Paul Myers, Lacombe
2015      Sherri Buckle, Cold Lake
2016      John Hopkins, Regina

2017      Jennifer Garries, Leduc

2018      Linda Machniak, Battlefords

2019      Jaimie Malmgren, Prairie Sky

Applications are now being received for 2020.



Prairie Region is proud to contribute to the professional development of the chamber network!

Fiscal Year ending March 30, 2018


in Administration Fees


Paid to Prairie Region chambers  - a 6.8% increase over the year prior!

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