Friday Notes
January 5th, 2018
Your weekly news, updates, community events and more!
Building Employee Skills: How to Access the Canada - BC Job Grant

FREE Webinar: January 18th, 12 -1 PM.

Developing skilled employees is an integral part of growing any business and retaining staff, but small businesses often find it hard to afford the time and cost of training.

Find out how the grant can help offset the cost of skills training and professional development for your employees. You could be eligible for up to $10,000 per employee in grant funding or $15,000 if you are hiring an unemployed person.

Register for the webinar here.
5 Do's and Don't of Successful Businesses
What makes a business successful? BDC talked to more than 1,000 Canadian small and mid sized companies and learned some valuable lessons about which strategies work best—and which should be avoided.

Discover the 5 essential do's and 5 don'ts for entrepreneurs, and help steer your business to success.
Passport to the Kootenays: Shop Local & Save Money

Passport to the Kootenays is an all-encompassing 2 for 1 book. Locally it includes everything from free computer diagnostics and four wheel tire rotations to buy one get one free fat bike rentals, canoe rentals, 18 holes of golf, Golden Rockets admission, rock climbing, and more! Many food and beverage locations are also offering up buy one get one free or 50% off menu items. What a deal!

Purchase your Passport to the Kootenays at the KHCCC office Monday - Friday during regular business hours and start saving right away!
Grow your Business and Save Money with Constant Contact
Email markting is important for building relationships with prospects, leads, current customers, and even past customers because it gives you a chance to speak directly to them, in their inbox, at a time that is convenient for them.

Chamber members receive up to 25% off Constant Contact email marketing platform .

Get in touch with us to learn more.
2018 membership renewal applications and invoices were sent out on December 16th, 2017.

If you have questions regarding the 2018 renewal process or did not receive your application/invoice please get in touch with us so we can answer your questions and/or resend your application.
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