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Welcome to the Fernie Chamber of Commerce

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is a service organization that is dedicated to enhancing the economic future of Fernie and the quality of life for the residents. 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).

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What's New!

Posted: August 5, 2016 - 2:22pm

Education, Awards, and Local Shopping

Fernie, BC. The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its fall programming for 2016. The fall programming, a combination of speakers, workshops, and networking events is designed with membership in mind. In addition to the programming, the Chamber will continue to work on policy development and advocacy.

Posted: August 2, 2016 - 11:15am

75 Businesses Surveyed
roughly 1 out of 6 businesses participated

(based on CIty's business licence numbers)

Business owners are generally optimistic about Fernie's economic outlook.

Learn more: 

Fernie Chamber of Commerce will be presenting the results of the Business Retention and Expansion Survey and hosting a half-day conference and business to business tradeshow on 

September 15 at 1:00

Park Place Lodge

This event is open to the public.

Posted: July 26, 2016 - 4:13pm

Request for Proposal – Bid 2016-01

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is looking to complete an invest-ready document for Fernie. There are two parts to this project.

1)      Gather the following information and organize content into a clear simple bullet form.

2)      A graphic designer to design an attractive four-page brochure with the information.

You are welcome to bid on one or both pieces of this proposal.

Content to include:

Fernie Chamber of Commerce Blog

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Resort communities across the province are reacting to sharing economy short-term rentals, and the topic was on the agenda for Fernie’s Committee of the Whole meeting on July 11, 2016. Fernie Chamber of Commerce executive director Patty Vadnais presented to City Council the number of short-term rentals in Fernie advertised through online websites such as Airbnb, VRBO, Owner Direct, Fernie Central Reservations and Fernie Lodging Company. 
Friday, June 24, 2016

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is proud to support local students as they pursue post-secondary education opportunities. 

This year, the Chamber awarded $500 bursaries to two well deserving students. 

Jessica Hutchinson graduated from Fernie Secondary School and will pursuing a degree in criminology. At the Chamber, we also had the pleasure of working with Jessica for her high school work experience. 

Eva Sombrowski graduated from Fernie Academy and will be heading to the University of Calgary. 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

As we talk about bed and breakfast operations in Fernie, it is important to recognize the work being done by businesses in this sector. Andre Labine, President of the Fernie B&B Association shares a little about this organzition and the work it does in our community.