Brampton’s Largest Business Association
As the leading business association in Brampton, representing the largest network of Brampton business owners and representatives, the Brampton Board of Trade is a diverse and inclusive organization. Our members are diverse in culture, race, gender, political ideology. Their businesses are all unique in size, sector, ownership model and more. 80% of Brampton’s top employers are members of the Board of Trade, including some of Canada’s top brands like Rogers, CN, TD, Velcro and more.
Celebrating over 136 years of service
BBOT is committed to dedicating time and energy to its municipal, regional, provincial, and federal advocacy efforts. Along with connecting businesses to each other, we also connect business representatives with government officials – to work towards changes that support the needs of our city. More than 3400 registrants attend over 50 events, workshops and meetings held by the Brampton Board of Trade every year. As well, volunteer business representatives meet monthly and donate thousands of hours to create insightful policies and recommendations to stimulate our economy.View Benefits of Membership
BBOT keeps businesses informed about the issues that matter, helps us navigate through economic changes, and advocates on our behalf for a strong economic environment.
Thank you to BBOT for building the connections that help Brampton businesses thrive.
Vice-President, HR and Communications, Dynacare
Celebrating over 135 years
The Brampton Board of Trade was selected to host the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 AGM & Convention. This event represents one of the most significant opportunities for business leaders from across the province to network with peers, debate Ontario business policy issues, and shape our future advocacy agenda.
The Brampton Board of Trade held the 4th Annual Canada’s Innovation Corridor Summit, exploring key issues associated with the theme of Disruption.
Advocated for Two-Way, All-Day GO train service which led to our CEO’s appointment to the Minister of Transportation’s Business Advisory Council on Transit in the Innovation Corridor.
Collaborated with Mayor’s Task Force on Economic Recovery to provide essential business guidance through global pandemic.
Our CEO was named to Governing Council, World Chambers Federation of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Hosted Chamber Executives of Ontario Conference.
Re-accredited with the standard of excellence by the national accreditation council (with distinction).
Successfully advocated for reducing city property tax increases (frozen 2018-2020).
Established Top 40 Under 40 initiative to showcase Brampton’s talented workforce.
Joined World Trade Centre – Toronto’s first mission to the United Arab Emirates.
Became a founding member of Canada’s Innovation Corridor Business Council.
Recognized as #1 business association and networking organization in Brampton.
Became a founding member of Canadian Global Cities Council, a coalition of business communities in Canada’s nine largest markets.
Launched the Prosperity Roundtable and agenda to boost key economic drivers.
International trade advocacy and market development are supported by the mission to Turkey.
Launched the “Save Our Hospital” campaign and continued healthcare advocacy for Peel Memorial.
Successfully advocated for the extension of Highway 410 through Brampton.
Assisted with the recruitment of Chrysler, Brampton’s largest employer at the time.
Welcomed Maria Britto as our first female president.
Won Ontario Chamber of Commerce award for communications.
Revived the Santa Claus Parade as a nationally acclaimed night parade.
Operated the motor vehicle licensing bureau from 1974-2015.
The Regional Government was formed and re-incorporated as The Brampton Board of Trade.
Organized the city’s first festival of flowers.
Sent representative to Hungary as part of Brampton’s refugee aid committee.
Shared equal representation with City Councillors on Brampton’s first Industrial Commission.
Officially incorporated as Brampton Chamber of Commerce.
Assisted in securing a buyer for the town foundry.