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Small Business Too Big To Ignore
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Today, the Barrie Chamber of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), is launching 'Small Business Too Big Too Ignore', a six month campaign that will highlight t ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Invest Barrie EVENT: Innovations in Mobile Payment - January 21
Friday, January 08, 2016
What are the future trends of payment innovations? How do we mobilize payment, transactions and profits? Join us for an exciting conversation with industry expert and thought leader, Ale ..
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 ..
How Confident are You in Ontario's Economy?
Monday, November 16, 2015
Take the Ontario Chamber of Commerce's latest survey to add your voice to Canada's most credible survey of business opinion. By taking a moment to complete this short survey, you will be ente ..
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