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Call for Board Nominations - Deadline: May 24, 2016
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
The Barrie Chamber of Commerce has been representing business since 1926, and enters its 91st year with a revitalized mission to strengthen our community through Empowering Local Business. Govern ..
Barrie Chamber of Commerce Working to Reduce Ontario's Widening Skills Gap
Monday, April 04, 2016
NEWS BARRIE: The Barrie Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), has outlined a series of recommendations designed to reduce Ontario's costly skills gap 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 ..
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 ..
Empowering Local Business
Friday, February 05, 2016
The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is returning its focus to member-centred priorities; with an action plan that will benefit all local businesses. Vision Statement: To become the leading Chamber ..
Invest Barrie EVENT: Raising Your Startup - January 26
Monday, January 11, 2016
How did you find the resources, tools and financing needed to grow? What are some of the essential things to think about before starting your company? What are some misconceptions of entrepre ..
Modest Growth Expected for Barrie Census Area: Ontario Economic Update 2016
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
The most wide-reaching provincial economic forecast of the year, the Ontario Economic Update 2016,was released today by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Credit Unions of Ontario, with suppo ..
Many Thanks to Todd Armstrong
Friday, November 27, 2015
As the Barrie Chamber moves forward with the excitement of a new CEO and new leadership, we would like to stop for a moment to thank Todd Armstrong for the important role he played during this rec ..
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 ..
2015 Barrie Business Awards Recipients Announced! #celebrate
Friday, November 13, 2015
The Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie, in partnership with Bell, OLG, and PowerStream Inc., are pleased to announce the 2015 recipients  ..
Bell The Barrie Examiner Invest Barrie Tamarco Contracting Ltd. OLG Slots at Georgian Downs Barrie Country Club Ltd. Collège Boréal