2019 Operational Plan

Month Date / TimeDetails
DECEMBER 2018 December 1st from 4:30 -6:00Christmas Tree Light up
- WIlson House, 115 Tranquille Road.
- Carolers, Santa
- Propane fire pits, Smores, Hot Chocolate
December 6th, 2019 5 – 7:30 pmBoard of Directors Meeting – Closed meeting
December 7th, 2018 4:30-7:00 pmChristmas Open House – BIA Office 115 Tranquille Rd.
Drop in / informal social.
December 14th - OvernightCampout for Youth Homelessness,
- At Mastermind Studios
- Funds raised support A Way Home Youth Homelessness initiatives.
December 19th – 8:00 am 2019 Operational Plan released to members in Wednesday Newsletter.
JANUARY 2019January 10th Nominations Committee – 2019 Directors Review for AGM and recruitment review, 1-2:30 pm Wilson House.
Executive Meeting, 2:30 – 4:00 pm Executive Meeting, Wilson House
January 16th 8 to 9amBreakfast Club
- Location to be announced
- Breakfast at a member restaurant, update on current Bia issues, social chit chat.
January 22nd, 2019 - ~ 2:30 pm Presentation on 2018 Budget year to City Council.
Forecast of 2019 Budget Year to council.
January 22nd - 8:00 am 2020 Business Plan – Draft – released to members for input. This precedes the 2020 – 2024 Levy Renewal Process that will occur in April 2019.
FEBRUARY 2019February 7th 5 -7:30pm Board of Director’s Meeting – Closed Meeting
February 13th – 12 – 1:00 pmLunch Bunch
- Location to be announced
- We have Lunch at a member restaurant, update on current Bia issues, social chit chat.
February 21st 6:00 – 9:00 pm Annual General Meeting
- Distribution of Operational Plan report for 2018,
- Review of Strategic Plan Outcomes for 2018,
- Review of Operational Plan or 2018,
- Preview of 2019 Operational Plan,
- Preview of 2019 Financial Plan
- Special Presentations
MARCH 2019March 9th – 10th 8:00 am to 6:00 pm EVENT HOLDING / TENTATIVE
March 13th 8:00 – 9:00 amBreakfast Club Business Mixer
- Location to be announced
- Breakfast at a member restaurant, update on current Bia issues, social chit chat.
March 14 1:30 – 3:00 pm Governance Committee – Bylaws Review
APRIL 2019April 2nd 8:00 am Explore our Shore and the Shore Brand Roll out
- www.exploreourshore.ca, Roadsigns, and marketing materials are all launched.
April 2nd – 30th 2019 Easter Treasure Hunt
Family Prize package up for grabs. Families participate in a clue-based hunt for the treasure clues each day. Every morning a clue is released to the location of the day. If you visit that location, you will receive the next day’s clue in advance.
April 11th 5:00 – 7:30 pmBoard of Directors Meeting – Closed Meeting
April 15th 12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch Bunch Business Mixer
- Location to be announced
- We have Lunch at a member restaurant, update on current Bia issues, social chit chat.
April 28th 2019 – 8:00 amBoogie the Shore
- Start is at McDonald Park.
- Up to 2000 runners compete in the largest community charity road race in Canada.
April 30th – 8:00 am Easter Treasure Hunt Draw is done at North Hills Mall
April 30th – Renewal Deadline Last day to submit your vote on renewal for the BIA for 2020 – 2024.
MAY 2019May 7th - 3:00 – 4:00 pmNominating Committee – Wilson House
Gap Analysis Meeting.
May 11th and May 25th 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

EVENT HOLDING / TENTATIVE
May 17th 5:00 – 7:00 pmSpring Flint – Member Mixer at the Wilson House
- Beverages and snacks are sponsored by members for members. This is an informal, but fun opportunity to know your business neighbours.
May 21 – 2:30 – 4:00 pm Events Committee Meeting
- Overlanders’ Day
- Buskers Festival
- Brewloops
JUNE 2019June 1st to Aug 31 11:30 am – 1:30 pmBuskers Stops are active along the Tranquille Corridor
Operating Friday and Saturday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
June 8/9th 2019 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days. EVENT HOLDING / TENTATIVE
June 12Lunch Bunch Business Mixer
- Location to be announced
- We have Lunch at a member restaurant, update on current Bia issues, social chit chat
June 13th 5:00 - 7:00 pm Board Meeting - Closed
June 14/15 The Great Shore-wide Sidewalk Sale
All business areas of the shore will be hosting sidewalk sale items at their locations
June 15th North Hills Talent Show – Details to be announced
JULY 2019July 11th 5:00 – 7:00 pm Board Meeting – Closed Meeting
July 17th Breakfast Club Business Mixer
- Location to be announced
- Breakfast at a member restaurant, update on current Bia issues, social chit chat.
Sunday July 21st Overlander’s Day at Brock Park
- Family festival and Picnic
- Entertainment,
- Family Games and Activities
- Food Trucks,
- Prizes and giveaways
AUGUST 2019August 14th Lunch Bunch Business Mixer
- Location to be announced
- Lunch at a member restaurant, update on current BIA issues, social chit chat.
August 16th POP-Up Event
- Location and type to be announced
SEPTEMBER 2019Sept 2nd - 27thThe Shore Treasure Hunt
- Big prizes, big savings, big exploration.
- Explore our Shore for “Scavenge 2019”.
September 10th Nominating Committee – Wilson House
- Gap Analysis Meeting.
- Recruitment review and discussion
September 12th Board Meeting – Closed Meeting
September 13th 5:00 – 7:00 pmFall Fling Business Mixer
115 Tranquille Rd. Fall Member to Member mixer, with food, drinks and more.
OCTOBER 2019
October 8th 1:30 – 3:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting - Wilson House
October 16th 12:00 – 1:30 Lunch Bunch Business Mixer
- Location to be announced
- Lunch at a member restaurant, update on current BIA issues, social chit chat.
October 21st – 31st NSBIA Business Halloween Decorating contest
- Ballots and prizes to be won, public voting process to determine winner.
NOVEMBER 2019November 13th 7:30 am – 8:30 amBreakfast Club Business Mixer
- Location to be announced
- Breakfast at a member restaurant, update on current Bia issues, social chit chat.
November 14th 5:00 – 7:00 pm Board Meeting – Closed Meeting
November 30th – 5:00 – 7:00 pm Christmas Tree Trimming and Family Celebration – Wilson House – 115 Tranquille Road.
- Details to be released.