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#FreshAirFridays in Downtown Barrie!
Monday, April 25, 2016
Join Downtown Barrie every Friday afternoon in May for Fresh Air Fridays. Not only will you be able to enjoy the beautiful spring weather, you’ll also have the opportunity to support the Women and ..
Last chance to register for the Startup Weekend - Simcoe County 2016 - Prize $5000.00
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The end of the registration period for the Startup Weekend 2016 is nearly here! The Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre is proud to be hosting this exciting experience at Georgian College – Barr ..
smOffice 2016: National Startup Contest Calling for Applications
Monday, March 28, 2016
Three Winners will Receive Six Months of Intense Business Acceleration Dubbed as Canada's most innovative incubation program, the 2016 smOffice contest is now accepting applications until April 15 ..
Startup Weekend is coming to Barrie - April 1, 2 and 3rd, 2016 - Spaces Left - Hosted and Sponsored by Georgian College
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event where developers, designers, marketers, inventors and aspiring entrepreneurs get together, share ideas, form teams and create startups. It is the kind of event t ..
It’s Your Job… Prevention Starts Here video contest - submission deadline: March 11, 2016
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The It’s Your Job… Prevention Starts Here video contest challenges secondary school students to create a video, no more than two minutes long, about workplace safety. I am also pleased to a ..
Barrie Chamber Selects New CEO
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Today, the Barrie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the addition of Rod Jackson as CEO. Jackson will be leading the long-term revitalization and rebranding of the Chamber. The Board woul ..
OBAA Twitter Contest: Enter to win a premium concert experience, courtesy of Music Canada
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
On November 25th in Toronto, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) will host its annual Ontario Business Achievement Awards (http://www.occ.ca/event/obaa/) (OBAA) gala to celebrate business excell ..
Member Update - September 2015
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Mayor Lehman Swears in Your Board of Directors Earlier this week, Barrie Mayor, Jeff Lehman, was a guest at the Barrie Chamber Board meeting to bring gree ..
Mayor Lehman Swears in Barrie Chamber Board
Friday, September 18, 2015
Earlier this week, Barrie Mayor, Jeff Lehman, was a guest at the Barrie Chamber Board meeting to bring greetings from the City of Barrie, and to swear in the new Board. Mayor Lehman spoke about th ..
Action Items / Survey Results
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
In April, all members of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce were invited to complete a survey which would allow all members as a whole to "have their say". Following this, the survey results were shar ..
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