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Posted: May 14, 2018 - 11:34am
What do restaurants, retailers, contractors, and financial services have in common? They are all businesses that will be visited by business leaders and civic leaders during Fernie’s first business walk on June 13, 2018. Volunteer “walkers” will connect face-to-face with business operators in an informal casual way to determine the current state of business in Fernie and identify areas for improvement. 
Posted: January 29, 2018 - 2:49pm

Request for Proposal

2018-01

The Elk Valley Economic Initiative is looking to complete the following projects:

1. Elk Valley Economic Asset Inventory

Inventory of:

  • Employment lands and buildings (public and private)
  • Identifying site infrastructure and zoning

 

2. Elk Valley Regional Investment Profile - Research

Objectives:

Posted: November 22, 2017 - 3:25pm

 

Fernie Chamber of Commerce - Growing the people who power Fernie. 

Posted: September 8, 2017 - 4:46pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 8, 2017

Fernie, BC. Over 30 business owners filled the Chamber of Commerce Board Room on September 7th for a presentation from Gerald Price of GPI Chartered Professional Accountants on the proposed federal tax changes. The Fernie Chamber of Commerce offered this session to help business owners understand how the federal government proposed tax changes may impact their business.

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. 

Want to Get involved: 

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

Posted: February 15, 2017 - 8:14am

March 3
11:30 - 1:00
Best Western PLUS Fernie Mountain Lodge

The Honorurable Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines, Minister Responsible for Core Review, and MLA for Kootenay east will present highlights from the 2017-2018 Provincial Budget. 

Posted: February 1, 2017 - 11:16am

Tell your story your way. 

February 28
10:30 - 12:00
Fernie Chamber Board Room

Join us for a great education session on communication tools of the trade. 

Ever feel like people are missing your message? Learn how to use public relations to tell people your story and increase your sales. 

This session will review the types of communication available to you, strategies for using them, and end with writing your own press release. 

$10 Chamber members

$25 Others

Call the office to register - 250.423.6868

Posted: January 26, 2017 - 10:06am
On January 18, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce welcomed 74 participants to the Moments of Power 1-4 training sessions. Moments of Power was presented by Dr. Mark Colgate from the University of Victoria. It was a great session that taught attendees about customer service, coaching, and human behavior. 

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