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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

 

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. 

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