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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.



Thanks to all those that came to the Business Retention and Expansion Survey Results presentation Sept 15. 

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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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Posted: October 19, 2016 - 11:18am

Small Business Month has arrived in B.C., and this year is special – it’s the tenth anniversary. B.C.’s entrepreneurs and small business owners work hard to grow their businesses, and in the process they strengthen their communities, create jobs and expand the provincial economy. Small businesses are also one of the main reasons British Columbia leads the country in economic growth.

Posted: October 7, 2016 - 3:00pm

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the Junior Achievement Program Coordinator, Meagan Noel, to the chamber members and community leaders in our area on

Tuesday, October 18th at 12:30pm,
Fernie Chamber board room.

Posted: October 7, 2016 - 10:28am

Business Excellence Awards Finalist Announced

October 7, 2016

Fernie Chamber of Commerce Blog

Thursday, October 20, 2016
As a member of the business community since 1902, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce is committed to being a leading business organization in Fernie. It works on behalf of its members to advance and strengthen commerce in Fernie. To connect with business members, each month, the Chamber arranges great sessions like Banter, Business, & Beer. Every session is hosted by a different chamber member, First Choice Realty hosted October’s Session.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

I attend many City Council meetings and Committee of the Whole meetings. At one July meeting the discussion turned to 2nd Avenue closures and is it good or bad for business when the street is closed. The Chamber posed the question to businesses and the following is what we learned. 

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.