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Nominations are now OPEN for the 

2017 Community and Business Excellence Awards


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The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is a service organization dedicated to enhancing the economic future of Fernie and strengthening local businesses. Members of the Fernie Chamber of Commerce are provided access to a number of benefits and services designed to help their business prosper.

The Fernie Chamber website provides valuable information on the Chamber organization and our role in the community (chamber), what the Chamber does for its members (member-services) and the business directory (directory). We invite you to become a member right now by clicking on this link (join) or contact us if you have any questions about the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and what we can do for you (contact).


What's New!

Posted: April 27, 2017 - 10:47am
The Fernie Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting on April 20, 2017 at the Fernie Best Western Plus Mountain Lodge. Seventy guest were in attendance to review the annual report, review financials, elect board directors, and amend the organizations bylaws. The guest speaker was Val Litwin, President and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce. 
Posted: March 23, 2017 - 12:04pm

Once again Fernie is hosting the Fernie Mine Rescue Competition from Sept 8-9, 2017.

Fernie will host 500 participants and their families for this competion.

The teams will start to arrive on Sept 4. There will be ample opportunity for all to shop, visit restaurants, cafes and enjoy all that Fernie has to offer.

The Chamber will be encouraging these visitors to exlpore our busines districts through the Members to Miners program promoted to participants and their families. 

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Posted: March 13, 2017 - 12:18pm

Notice of Annual General Meeting and Call for Nominations

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announces that the 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Google My Business

“Google it!” A common saying when you don’t have the answer or don’t know what to get or where to get it.  With over 3.5 BILLION searches per DAY, Google is the perfect way to have your business seen.  But how can you make this top search engine work for you?

Google My Business, is an improved way to maximize your listing.  Post photos, create a website and events all one page where everyone in the WORLD can see it. 

GREAT! What do you do?

First, get your business registered.  Use the following steps:

Monday, July 31, 2017

Executive Summary

Based on comments and feedback from businesses, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce surveyed business to better understand the current staffing situation in Fernie. 
The highlights from 52 respondents: 
60% of businesses have unfilled positions
20 businesses have been advertising for more than 5 weeks (71% of those advertising)
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Focusing on work-life balance and how to do it, we chatted with Kieran Summers of Giv’er Shirt works on their success balancing work and life. 
Chamber: So we’ve all seen the closed for Powder Day signs at Giv’er Shirt Works and assume that the staff must love it, what outcomes do you see at your business for putting a priority on powder days? 

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