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Posted: May 10, 2016 - 9:29am

Monthly Business Workshops

Once a month - Tuesdays, 8am-12pm, at the Fernie Chamber of Commerce Board Room. 

This workshop series is specifically designed to coach you through building the routine of running a successful business by implementing the key business fundamentals.

Posted: May 2, 2016 - 3:57pm

Information and Discussion Session 

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is holding and infomration and discussion session about bnb in Fernie. 

There are approximately 55 Airbnb postings that represent 144 beds or 248 pillows.

There are roughly another 30 Airbnb postings outside the City of Fernie limits, but in the general area (e.g. ski hill)

This information and discussion session is designed to: 

1) Understand current zoning bylaws - what zones are bnbs allowed in, what are the criteria. 

Posted: April 21, 2016 - 2:31pm

It was a full room Thursday morning for the Fernie Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting at the Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge. The Chamber reviewed the annual report, approved financials, and elected the board directors. The meeting business was followed by a Business Boot Camp preview designed to help strengthen tools of business owners.

Posted: March 24, 2016 - 12:50pm

The Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting will be held on April 21st, 8:00am - 10:00am, at the Fernie Best Western Powder Mountain Lodge. 

$10 per person or $15 for two. 

What is an Annual General Meeting (AGM)? 

Once a year, the general membership of the Chamber of Commerce gathers to conduct business, report on activities, and elect board directors. 


Please rsvp to members@ferniechamber.com

Posted: October 28, 2015 - 10:26am
On Friday, October 23, nearly 150 people filled the Clubhouse restaurant at the Fernie Golf and Country Club to celebrate the Community and Business Excellence Awards. The evening started with welcomes from MP Elect Wayne Stetski, MLA Minister Bill Bennett, Mayor Mary Giuliano and Chamber Board President Sheila Byers. 
Posted: October 9, 2015 - 11:25am

Community and Business Excellence Awards

The Awards committee of the Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the finalist for the 2015 Community and Business Excellence Awards. This was the first year that the nominations were collected only through online nomination forms. Received were 125 submissions that included 60 different businesses, organizations, and individuals. 
Posted: October 1, 2015 - 10:35am

We are into the final stretch of the federal election campaign. The Fernie, Elkford, and Sparwood Chambers of Commerce are hosting an all-candidate forum for the business community to hear from the local candidates on issues of importance to the Elk Valley.

This forum will be held on October 5, 2015, at the Causeway Bay Hotel in Sparwood. It is open to the public and there is no fee to attend. The public may submit questions in writing at the beginning of the forum. Doors open at 6:30 and forum from 7:00 – 9:00. 

Posted: August 14, 2015 - 10:50am

Mark your calendars, October 23rd is the annual
Fernie Community & Business Excellence Awards.

The Fernie Community & Business Excellence Awards recognize the best in industry and community.
Be part of this great evening through event sponsorship and showcase your business as a leader in the community supporting the great work being done in Fernie, BC. 
Posted: August 11, 2015 - 11:31am

Fernie Chamber of Commerce invites all interested parties to a Winter Planning Forum. 

We will review the winter calendar for community events, brainstorm a day in Fernie, identify service/opportunity gaps, and talk about next steps. 

Community groups, tourism stakeholders, and city departments are invited to build strategies and action plans. 

Meeting is August 20, 4:00 - 6:00pm, at College of the Rockies. 

Call the Chamber for more details 250.423.6868

RSVP to members@ferniechamber.com

Posted: August 6, 2015 - 8:51am

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce Business Book Nook (#bizbooknook) is a virtual book club.

It is a collection of books suggested by Chamber members  to help you get inspired, manage, create, operate, and love your business. 

Chamber members are invited to recommend their favourite business books. Books are on display at Fernie Heritage Library, Polar Peek Books and Treasures, and Chamber office. 

Click here to share your recommendations.


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