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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 ..
#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 ..
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 ..
The Learning Partnership - Business Volunteer/Mentor Information
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Business Volunteer/Mentor Information Entrepreneurial Adventure Program http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/what-we-do/student-programs/entrepreneurial-adventure (http://www.thelearningpa ..
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 ..
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 ..
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