The Dufferin Board of Trade offers many educational and networking opportunities to help you build your business skills, increase your connections, and gain exposure for your business. In the spring, the AGM brings members together to see DBOT’s plans for the coming year. Throughout the year, Dufferin Women in Business and Dufferin Young Professionals host monthly events to connect members and grow their business skills. In the summer, DBOT hosts the annual Golf Tournament, bringing members together for fun and comradery on the greens. In election years, DBOT hosts all candidates meetings to bring the concerns of Dufferin to those running for office. Working with the Small Business Enterprise Centre throughout the year, DBOT presents educational programs and workshops on a variety of topics aimed at helping small businesses thrive. In the fall, DBOT hosts the Dufferin Business Excellence Awards honouring and showcasing the best of the best businesses in our region. Rounding off the year, DBOT hosts a Christmas Social to bring members together again to celebrate another successful year.