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How to Host a Successful Business After 5 Event?

July 29, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Host a Successful Business After 5 Event?

What is a Business After 5 event?  It is a series of member-hosted member-exclusive monthly events that present opportunities for casual networking for our members. Hosting a Business After 5 event is your chance, as a member, to put your best foot forward and leave an impression on a large number of your fellow members.…

President and CEO leaves the Richmond Chamber of Commerce

May 10, 2022 | Comments Off on President and CEO leaves the Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Press Release May 10, 2022 Richmond Chamber of Commerce announces the departure of President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Baxter for personal reasons. We are pleased to announce that leadership of the organization that represents 700 businesses in Richmond has been taken on by Shaena Furlong. Ms. Furlong has been with the Chamber for ten…

Richmond Chamber of Commerce Elects New Board at 96th Annual General Meeting

April 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Richmond Chamber of Commerce Elects New Board at 96th Annual General Meeting

Press Release Richmond, BC – On April 28th, for the first time since 2019, Richmond Chamber of Commerce members gathered in-person for their Annual General Meeting. Carolyn Robertson was unanimously confirmed as the 2022/2023 Chair of the board, continuing her role from the previous year. Robertson, who retired as Dean of the Wilson School of Design at Kwantlen…

Richmond Chamber Reacts to George Massey Tunnel Announcement

August 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Richmond Chamber Reacts to George Massey Tunnel Announcement

Press Release August 18, 2021 RICHMOND, B.C. – The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see a decision on the long-anticipated replacement of the George Massey Tunnel. Wednesday morning, Minister Rob Fleming announced the Province will be moving forward to build an eight-lane immersed tube tunnel, estimated to be completed in 2030, at a…

New Board Elected for Chamber at Virtual AGM

June 30, 2021 | Comments Off on New Board Elected for Chamber at Virtual AGM

Press Release June 30, 2021 Richmond, BC – Members of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce elected their new board of directors at a fully virtual event. On Tuesday evening, June 29th, members gathered in front of their computer screens to be updated on financials, take part in chamber business, and vote on the new board of…

Richmond Chamber Responds to Planned Corridor Improvements at George Massey Tunnel

June 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Richmond Chamber Responds to Planned Corridor Improvements at George Massey Tunnel

Press Release June 22, 2021 RICHMOND, B.C. – The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see a commitment to real improvements on the Hwy 99 corridor around the George Massey Tunnel, but anxious to see a plan to replace the aging crossing itself. Today, the Province announced improvements to the critical corridor, including a…

Dan Baxter Announced as the President & CEO of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce

May 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Dan Baxter Announced as the President & CEO of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Press Release May 5, 2021 RICHMOND, B.C. – The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their incoming President and CEO is Dan Baxter, who will be starting his new role on May 31, 2021. Baxter brings decades of experience and passion for business issues to Richmond’s largest business organization. “I am honoured and…

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

April 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Covid-19: Avoid wasting time and money by taking control of your operations

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…

Remembering Gerard Edwards

November 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Remembering Gerard Edwards

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,…

Clarity on the New Provincial Health Order

November 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Clarity on the New Provincial Health Order

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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