Welcome to the Fernie Chamber of Commerce
The Fernie Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the BC Chamber of Commerce is putting on a governance workshop for board directors, executive directors, those who want to become board directors or those who just like to network!
Improve your boards' effectivness!
This is a workshop that will help you and your board function more effectively than ever before. Learn the essential strategies, and best practices of boards and board directors that have discovered how to govern in ways that are:
The Fernie Chamber of Commerce has started our annual Summer Membership Drive!
Responding to feedback from many downtown businesses, a decision has been made to not have all three blocks closed to traffic each and every Sunday. A more festive atmosphere is achieved by condensing everything to one block, these blocks will be somewhat rotated throughout the summer. There are a couple weekends where all three blocks will be closed. Please see the street closure schedule below, and feel free to contact the Chamber with questions, comments, or concerns.
July13th- Feel Good Fernie Weekend- ALL THREE BLOCKS
Fernie Chamber of Commerce Blog
We caught up with Sandra Barrett of Fernie Forge to tell us a little bit about what they do and their involvement in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour this weekend. http://cbculturetour.com/
FC- Can you tell us a little bit about Fernie Forge & the type of work you do?
Have you heard of Kootenay Carshare Cooperative? Did you know you can save tons of cash by joining a carshare instead of owning a car? or what about just borrowing a truck for dump runs, getting fire wood, or picking up large items! Read on to find out more about this valuable and important program available in our community.
FC- What is Kootenay Carshare Cooperative & how does it work?
We recently caught up with a new chamber member Seekers Media, to get the low down on what they do, what they're stoked for in Fernie this summer, as well as solicit some social media advice for businesses. Check it out!
FC- Thanks for taking the time to speak with us Jim! Can you tell me a bit about Seekers Media and how it links to Fernie?