Chamber CalendarEvents for chamber members
The Chamber hosts a myriad of events throughout the calendar year providing opportunities to network, learn something new, and socialize within the business community.
Network to your heart’s content and take a tour at one of our Business After Business events held monthly in a variety of venues. Hear keynote speakers at a luncheon event or take advantage of a learning opportunity at a Lunch N Learn or workshop. Socialize on the links at our annual golf tournament or be entertained and celebrate Business Excellence at our premier recognition event. There is something for everyone and every schedule.
2021 April Virtual Budget Analysis with Michael de Jong, MLA Abbotsford West
Join us on Friday, April 30th for a Critical Analysis of the Provincial Budget with MLA Abbotsford West, Mike de Jong, Q.C.!
Meet Mike - Mike de Jong
Mike de Jong has served the people of Abbotsford and British Columbia since first being elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in 1994.
Mike has served as Minister of Finance, Minister of Health, Attorney General, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, Minister of Labour and Citizens' Services, and Minister of Forests. He also served as House Leader from 2005 to 2018.
Before being elected as an MLA, de Jong served two terms as the youngest elected school trustee for Abbotsford School District and was a practising lawyer with his own Abbotsford firm. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University in Ottawa and a law degree from the University of Alberta.
De Jong has also been involved with the Abbotsford-Matsqui Arts Council, the Matsqui Youth Commission, and holds the rank of Captain in the Canadian Armed Forces Air Force Reserve.
Still an avid hockey player, in his teen years Mike was a member of the Abbotsford Pilots Junior B hockey team. He attended Mouat Secondary School and still lives on the Matsqui Prairie farm where he grew up.