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Partnering for a Brighter Future - The Barrie Chamber's Strategic Plan
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
A proud past… a promising future The Barrie Chamber has been serving the local business community for more than 75 years. The organization recently embarked on an ambitious path to re-posi ..
Call for Board Nominations. We Need Your Help!! Deadline: May 17, 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
CALL FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS In June of this year, there will be 8 vacant positions on the Chamber's Board of Directors. Seven of these positions are for 2-ye ..
Chamber Announces New General Manager: Gerald Meenye
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce announced earlier today the appointment of their new General Manager, Gerald Meenye. Gerald is a results oriented professional. Having worked with both d ..
Chamber Announces New General Manager: John McIsaac
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Effective immediately, the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of its new General Manager, Mr. John McIsaac. John brings a wealth of capable business lead ..
2014 Barrie Business Awards Finalists Announced!!
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie are pleased to announce the finalists (listed alphabetically) for the 2014 Barrie Business Awards co-presented by Bell Canada, PowerSt ..
Stay Plugged in to YOUR Barrie Chamber
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
As a valued Chamber member, the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce would like to inform you that Canada's new Anti-Spam Legislation is coming into effect July 1, 20 ..
Small Business Week - Lunch - Photos
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Frank O’Dea When Frank O’Dea was in his early twenties, he was homeless and begging for money on the streets. For years he had been selfish and not participating in the family; hi ..
Small Business Week - Panel & BA5 - Photos
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
The second event of the summit included an afternoon of panel discussions and a Business After 5 (BA5). The panel discussions included experts from the GBBEC's Entrepreneurs Club. After the expert ..
Small Business Week - Breakfast - Photos
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Joanne Stuart of Northern Lights Canada helped us to kick off Small Business Week with a very informative presentation about the new accessibility legislation. Joanne's focus was on accessible cus ..
Discount Pricing Available for the Small Business Week Summit
Friday, October 15, 2010
ASSOCIATE DISCOUNT PRICING: If you are an organization that has employees, members, or clients that would be interested in attending ALL 3 days of scheduled Small Business Week events, they are eligib ..
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