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A man reaches for a door advertising acceptance of VISA and MasterCard at Gnomon Copy in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Wednesday, October 11, 2006. Visa, the world's largest credit card organization, plans to sell shares in an initial public offering after rival MasterCard Inc.'s stock surged 84 percent in the 4 1/2 months since its IPO. Photographer: JB Reed/Bloomberg News.

Rates just lowered for Visa & MasterCard May 22, 2015

We are entering a historic moment in the payment processing industry -  The Canadian government has negotiated new interchange rates and policies with Visa & MasterCard for merchants.  As a result, First Data Canada and in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Provincial Chambers has modified our Chamber offer by lowering our Visa & MasterCard rates, which means even greater savings for YOUR BUSINESS. The merchant discount rates have been reduced as follows: New Visa Rate 1.49%  reduced ...

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OCC Regulatory Update: Spring 2015 May 15, 2015

  The Ontario Chamber of Commerce's (OCC) quarterly Regulatory Update summarizes what employers need to know about the latest changes to the regulatory environment for businesses. As you know, easing the regulatory burden for Ontario businesses is one of our top priorities. We are committed to continuing to advocate for a business climate that fosters investment and growth. Contents: Direct Employer Access to ‘Express Entry’ Applicants Now Available New Employment Standards Poster Requirement in Effect This Month Ministry of Labour Consulting to Address the Changing ...


3 Types of Business Stories that Appeal to Millennials May 14, 2015

If you’re looking to increase your business sales among Millenials improving your storytelling is a good start. Telling your story effectively imparts a more human side to your business. It’s also memorable and develops an emotional connection between your business and your audience. Most sales gurus will admit it’s the emotional side of the brain that drives purchasing, so storytelling gets your business where you want to be. Effective Types of Storytelling for Gen Y The following types of stories will improve ...


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Chamber Events

Family Artfest! Part of the Belleville Plein Art Festival. This includes many types of art such as pop bottle flower painting, swat the fly painting, butterfly symmetry painting, tread on it t-shirt art, bookmark making, trail chalk art & ...

Join us for the annual Belleville Chamber of Commerce golf tournament. This is the largest business golf tournament of the year. Come network with your colleagues and have fun on the links    

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Belleville Chamber of Commerce

The Belleville and District Chamber of Commerce has represented its business members since 1864 and provides tourism and information services to visitors as well as organizes the City of Belleville's four largest events.


Belleville Chamber of Commerce
5 Moira E, Belleville,
ON K8P 2S3
(613) 962-4597

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