BVCC February Business Book Club!
Wednesday February 17th, 2021 From 5:30-7:00pm
*Event link provided upon registration via email
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Join us for the next BVCC Business Book Club on February 17th, where we’ll be talking about Your Brain at Work, by David Rock. This book covers how science says we can make the most of our days. BVCC Board Member, Michelle Gurney, will host.
Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long
Author: David Rock
Haven’t read the book? Don’t let that stop you from coming to hear more about it, this is a perfect book to intro our new platform, as the conversation surrounding the book may be just as beneficial as reading the book.
Want to #buyitinthebow? Purchase your book locally at Café Books for a 10% discount! The first 5 purchases get a free Café Books reusable tote bag! Use "Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Book Club" for discount in store. 10% discount only available for instore purchase at Café Books.
BVCC Business Book Club Testimonials:
“It was great. It’s been a funny year; really hard to connect. This is a nice space to have and to chat with some people.”
Laura Dowling - Canadian Rockies Experience
“For someone who didn’t read the book, this was awesome!”
Heather Johnson - The Bear Minimum
2021 Bow Valley Chamber Of Commerce Member Service And Growth Survey
As we reflect on the changes 2020 has brought upon the world, our country and each other, the Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce (BVCC) would like to make sure we continue to support Bow Valley businesses in a meaningful way. We want to strengthen our relationship with you and the value we deliver.
Our mission is to sustain a successful business community in the Bow Valley by elevating, connecting & advocating for our members. We have increasingly focused on serving Bow Valley businesses in additional ways. We want to maintain that momentum and accelerate it.
To do that, we have developed a quick 5 question 3 minute survey to capture your evolving business priorities as well as offerings that would make us more valuable to you as we look towards 2021 and beyond. In appreciation for completing this survey you will be entered into a draw to win a 2022 Membership & a 2021 BVCC Business Book Club Starter Pack. Thank you.
The Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce, BOWDA, Town of Canmore, and CanSign Inc. have partnered to do what we do best... Provide support for local businesses through prizes & contests, newspaper ads, and local business features! Please follow the BVCC's Facebook and Instagram pages to view all campaign content and us the hashtags #SupportLocalCanmore, #SupportLocalBanff, & #BuyItInTheBow to participate.
First and Second round of BVRF applications are now closed.
Thank you to all Bow Valley businesses that applied!
The BVCC is extremely proud to have administered the Bow Valley Restart Fund (BVRF). The BVRF provided grants of up to $5,000 to local Bow Valley businesses that had faced unforeseen costs due to the sudden nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with the Town of Canmore we were able to distribute $107,725 to financially aid Bow Valley businesses.
Cheers To You & Entrepreneurship
The Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce (BVCC) is where Bow Valley entrepreneurs and businesses grow, network, and find the support needed to thrive and prosper. The BVCC’s mission is to sustain a successful business community in the Bow Valley by Elevating, Connecting and Advocating for our members. A BVCC membership connects you and your business with nearly 300 other businesses spanning from Kananaskis to Lake Louise.
*A yearly affiliation fee of $13.10 (tax included) is also applied to all BVCC memberships. This fee covers our Alberta Chambers of Commerce & the Canadian Chamber of Commerce membership dues.
*All BVCC membership fees are prorated according to month of membership application.
*One-time enrollment fee of $25.00 (tax included) for new members.
WHAT IS A CHAMBER OF COMMERCE?
A chamber of commerce is a non-profit, membership driven association that advocates on behalf of the business community in which it serves. In addition, it helps connect and grow the business community through a wide array of networking events, educational seminars, and member reward offerings.
New Member Spotlight
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Locally owned and operated in Canmore, Freshwater Plumbing and Heating has been in operation since 2015. They are a team of like-minded experienced plumbers who take pride in their work and the relationships they build with their customers.
They pride themselves on the work they do in the Bow Valley. Their customers are their number one priority and they promise to meet all of your plumbing, heating and cooling needs.
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Check out the Mountain Littles brand new shop today at #102 -729 10 Street Canmore!
It’s Great To Be A Member
Get engaged as a recognized member of the business community.
Bow Valley Chamber of Commerce memberships connect you and your business with nearly 300 other businesses spanning from Kananaskis to Lake Louise.
Take advantage of member only events, offers, and benefits.
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan–Canada's #1 benefits plan for small firms can provideyour business with a comprehensive and competitive health, dental, and disability program customizedto meet the needs of your employees! Regardless of the size of your firm we can find a plan that'sright for you! Visit our website today to find out whyChambers Planis Canada's #1 health care benefitplans for small businesses and the self-employed!