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Covid-19: Avoid wasting time and money by taking control of your operations

April 27, 2021

Article courtesy of the Business Development Bank of Canada   Managing your operations through the current crisis might seem like a daunting task. So how can entrepreneurs get started? “Despite the survival mode in which some business owners are finding themselves, the main problem for businesses in a crisis is to realign offer to client…

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Remembering Gerard Edwards

November 19, 2020

Press Release November 19, 2020 August 14, 1942 – November 14, 2020 It is with great sadness that we share Gerard Edwards passed away on Saturday, November 14th. Members of the Richmond Chamber will remember Gerard as our Chair from 2014-2015 and as a director from 2011-2017. Throughout his years of involvement with the Chamber,…

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Clarity on the New Provincial Health Order

November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020 On November 7, 2020 the BC Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry issued a new public order to significantly reduce the level of social interactions and travel in the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions for two weeks up to November 23, 2020 at 12:00pm. THE DETAIL: By order of the PHO, all individuals,…

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Member News: FPS Food Process Solutions Celebrates World Food Day 2020

October 16, 2020

Back to Chamber News October 16, 2020   Vancouver, BC – The Covid-19 global health crisis is a time for us to reflect on what we truly cherish and our most basic need – food. FPS celebrates World Food Day on October 16, 2020 by calling on sustainable food systems to reduce food waste. According…

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Matt Pitcairn resigns from Richmond Chamber of Commerce

September 22, 2020

Back to Chamber News Press Release September 22, 2020 RICHMOND, B.C. – The Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors learned yesterday morning that President and CEO Matt Pitcairn plans to leave the organization to commence the next chapter of his career. “We thank Matt for his five years of service to the Chamber,” said…

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Member News: Richmond Hospital Foundation launches new fundraising campaign as surgeries resume at Richmond Hospital

August 12, 2020

Back to Chamber News August 12, 2020 As all surgeries resume at Richmond Hospital, Richmond Hospital Foundation is launching a new fundraising campaign for surgical equipment. The Surgical Restart campaign will raise funds for more than $2 million in surgical equipment that will improve care and benefit all surgical specialties at Richmond Hospital. The new campaign represents…

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Member News: New shared workspace in Richmond also provides bridge to Asian markets

July 14, 2020

Back to Chamber News January 14, 2020 Originally published by the Richmond News, December 23, 2019   With 2020 on the horizon, many businesses are looking westward for opportunities to reach new markets. But how best to embrace the new decade if you aren’t familiar with the business landscape in Asia? And what if you’re…

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Richmond Chamber Elects New Board at 2020 Virtual AGM

June 30, 2020

Back to Chamber News Press Release June 30, 2020 Richmond, BC – For the first time in its over 90-year history, members of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce elected their new board of directors at a fully virtual event. On Tuesday evening, June 30th, members gathered in front of their computer screens to be updated on…

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COVID-19 Safety Plan

June 22, 2020

Back to Chamber News June 22, 2020 Beginning June 22, 2020, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce office will reopen full-time. We know things won’t quite be the same, but we’re committed to giving our members the Chamber experience you know and love while practicing physical distancing and prioritizing our members’, guests’ and employees’ health and…

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Video: June 19 Virtual Townhall with MLAs

June 19, 2020

Back to Chamber News June 19, 2020 On June 19th, 2020, Richmond, BC MLAs Jas Johal (Richmond-Queensborough), Linda Reid (Richmond South Centre), and John Yap (Richmond-Steveston) provided an update from the provincial level and answered pressing questions from Richmond’s business community. View the video archive of the event here: JOIN THE CHAMBER Discover a new…

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