We’re starting a Mastermind Group in October (for 6 or 12 months)

…To prepare to leave the pandemic behind! Is the time right for you to join a group of your peers to move your business forward? Book a 20 minute strategy call to see where you are (and where you are going) and to see if a Mastermind group is a fit for you!) https://grow-vantage.appointlet.com/s/mastermind-strategy-call Why…

Economic Letter from BDC

Monthly Economic Letter (2 parts: 4th wave and overall economy) https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/entrepreneur-toolkit/publications/monthly-economic-letter/2109?utm_campaign=MEL–Monthly-economic-letter–09-2021–NEWS–EN&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua September 2021 What to expect from the fourth COVID wave The number of new daily cases of COVID-19 has been increasing in Canada since the beginning of August, signaling that a fourth wave is underway. This latest wave brings risks for the recovery, but the Canadian…

Hiring…. are international employees an option for you?

Startup talent: How to access, hire and manage international employees Details:October 6, 20211:00–2:00 p.m. EST Entering a new market is a big step in growing your business and it requires a strong team to expand with you. From widening your talent pool to leveraging diverse knowledge and experience, hiring international talent could be key to…

Updates From Zoom

(Because Hey… we spend a lot of time there….) Here is the link to their update article: https://blog.zoom.us/zoom-platform-enhancements-zoomtopia-2021/ A more engaging and inclusive meeting experience Expanded translation and transcription At-a-glance access With the Zoom Widget, you will get an at-a-glance view of your meeting schedule, see who is already in a meeting, send a quick…

The Big Shift virtual marketing conference

A new era of marketing is here. Are you ready? Consumers are forming new preferences for how, where and when they want to engage. It’s time to rethink the old ways of operating to deliver what’s important to consumers – while creating the results you’re looking for. This year’s virtual marketing conference, The Big Shift, offers a…

September 15th is the Chamber’s All Candidates Debate

Date and Time Wednesday Sep 15, 20216:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT 6pm: Barrie – Innisfil8pm: Barrie – Springwater – Oro-Medonte Set a Reminder Description Note: As soon as the Chamber staff get the link from Rogers they will post it on the events page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1037096613726793/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22search%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D The Barrie Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the…

Tomorrow (the 14th) is the last day for Early Bird Pricing for Xcelerate Summit

And there are not one – but two Keynote speakers you won’t want to miss… not to mention VIP boxes with a whole raft of special goodies and training for all stages of growth: Start-up, Growth, and Scale The schedule will run Days 2 and 3 from 9 am (networking) to 2 pm – for…

The All candidates meetings are being hosted by the Chamber

Candidates from both ridings will be represented. Details are on the home page of the Chamber home page (scroll down to events): https://barriechamber.com/event-organizer/barrie-chamber/ The Barrie Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Barrie & District Association of Realtors® Inc, Rogers TV, and other local media partners, is running All Candidates Debates for the upcoming federal…

Digital Main Street 3.0 Courtest of the Small Business Centre

The Digital Main Street program has been extended with the introduction of Digital Main Street 3.0. If you previously registered for Digital Main Street 2.0, this is an opportunity to either access another free 10 hours of digital support or if your situation has changed and you now meet the eligibility requirements, join the program. Before…