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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 ..
#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 ..
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  ..
"KPMG Report Confirms What We've Known All Along, Barrie Is One of the Top places in the world to do Business"
Friday, April 01, 2016
NEWS BARRIE: The recently released Competitive Alternatives 2016 report prepared by KPMG provides some excellent news for Barrie businesses. Barrie has been ranked 5th among the 17 Canadian citie ..
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 ..
As symbols, the Checkered Eye and the white cane both indicate visual impairment.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Most people who use a white cane have severe blindness, and use the cane as a tool for independent travel. Some people use a white cane as a symbol, strictly to indicate to others that they ha ..
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 ..
4 Ways the Barrie Public Library Can Help You Grow Your Business
Friday, February 26, 2016
So - you want to be your own boss! Owning your own business comes with the perks of doing things your way and being in control of decisions. It can also come with risks and challenges. Fortunately ..
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