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Ensuring that a new generation remembers
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Georgian College is proud to be part of the Barrie community. In our latest endeavour to commemorate Canada’s Armed Forces, the college invites you to support the new cenotaph to be dedicate ..
Networking@Noon - Business Building Lessons From The Three Little Pigs - Photos
Friday, July 29, 2011
Rich Grof was our June Networking@Noon speaker, bringing lessons learned from the 3 little pigs into a business context. Rich acknowledged that the last couple of years have been full of change, a ..
Accessible Customer Service Training - Photos
Thursday, July 28, 2011
As of January 1, 2012 the Accessibility Standard for Customer Service comes into effect for private sector organizations and applies to all businesses that: Provide goods or services either dir ..
BBN - Sunny Side Up - Photos
Monday, July 25, 2011
Donna Douglas was our BBN speaker in June, giving an interesting presentation about her recent experience with copyright infringement. Donna had spent 8 years developing the Go Venture division of ..
Networking@Noon - Pay Less Taxes - Photos
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Robert Johnston from Investors Group spoke at our May Networking@Noon event, and he reminded attendees that a financial plan is not just an investment portfolio; it's a goal-based risk-adjusted pl ..
OCC Opens Export Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises
Friday, July 22, 2011
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is pleased to announced the Ontario Exporters Fund ( The Ontario Exporters Fund is intended to help small and medium siz ..
Social Blog Post: Barrie Chamber Blog Writing Tips
Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Barrie Chamber Blog Writing Tips The Barrie Chamber recently introduced a Social Blog Post program, and to utilize it properly we need to understand what a successful Blog Campaign looks li ..
BASE3 Participating in Staples' Go Green Barrie Event
Thursday, June 23, 2011
DATE: Saturday June 25th, 2011 TIME: 10am-4pm VENUE: Staples, 561 Bayfield Street, Barrie, ON PRICE: FREE On June 25, 2011 from 10:00am-4:00pm Staples will be hosting a “Go Green B ..
You Need to Be Certified by January, DON'T WAIT ANY LONGER - Accessible Customer Service Training
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Obtain your Certification! We all need to be certified by January 2012; DON'T WAIT ANY LONGER; get your certification this Thursday morning at the Barrie Chamber's training session; on ..
BBN - 5 Website Mistakes that can Torpedo Your Business - Photos
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Scott Gingrich of Piggybank Technology was our May BBN speaker, and he gave a very informative presentation about easily made website mistakes that can have a huge impact on a business. Domain  ..
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