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Posted: December 31, 2019 - 11:50am

As we approach the end of this year (and the end of the decade!) the Fernie Chamber of Commerce would like to take this opportunity to thank our membership and to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season.

Posted: November 25, 2019 - 10:27am

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Chamber's bookkeeping contract. The goal of the RFP is to receive proposals from qualified persons who have the expertise and experience to execute the Fernie Chamber of Commerce bookkeeping contract. The commencement of the contract will be the first day of the next fiscal year for the Fernie Chamber of Commerce – January 1, 2020. Download a copy of the full RFP (including the scope of the contract) below. 

Posted: November 5, 2019 - 9:29am

The 2019 Fernie Business Excellence Awards were held this past Friday night. Awards were given out across thirteen categories in front of a sold out crowd of over 150 people. It was an amazing evening where the Fernie business community gathered to celebrate their success. A full list of winners can be found here. 

Posted: September 24, 2019 - 12:31pm

The people of Canada will go to the polls on Monday 21 October for the next federal election. Join us on Thursday 3 October at the Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge for an evening with major candidates from the Columbia-Kootenay riding. There will be an opportunity to ask candidates questions and hear their platforms ahead of this important election.

Posted: September 24, 2019 - 12:29pm

Voting is now open for the 2019 People's Choice Award at the Fernie Business Excellence Awards. Any business or organization nominated for any award at this year's event is automatically in the running for the People's Choice Award. You can cast your vote now by clicking here

Posted: September 12, 2019 - 4:48pm

Have you noticed an outstanding contribution to the local community in the past 12 months by a business, organization or individual? This is your chance to recognize the best of the best of Fernie! 

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Fernie Business Excellence Awards. Click here to start nominating.

Nominations close on Friday 13 September 2019 at 5pm local time. 


Posted: January 7, 2019 - 2:06pm

The Fernie Ambassador Program started in fall 2015 led by the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and College of the Rockies. Since its inception, the course has trained 506 ambassadors and is entering its fourth year. The Ambassador Program gives residents the skills and tools to provide an exceptional guest experience. This includes the who, what, where, when of Fernie and customer service tips.

Posted: October 6, 2018 - 3:06pm

Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the finalists for the 2018 Business Excellence Awards presented by North Coal and Trucut Ltd. Sixty-three businesses completed the award applications that were reviewed by an independent judging panel of Chamber managers from across the province scored the applications resulting in 30 finalists.

And the finalists are:

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: November 22, 2017 - 3:25pm


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