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Chamber Chat LIVE

Businesses across the region have adapted their procedures to best serve the community during these challenging times.  

The Belleville Chamber of Commerce continues to offer members opportunities to have access to political leaders and leaders in the business community. 

We are hosting weekly LIVE chats with special guests that will share their stories and provide information you can use to navigate through your challenges now and moving forward.  Registration is required and access details will be emailed to you prior to each event. 

October 19 - 23:  Small Business Week 
Register for any or all of our sessions throughout the week.  Workshops/sessions include:
- Marketing  to maximize the holiday season  
- Pathways, Pivots, Patience - Your journey to success
- HR - Best practices  - Precision recruiting
- Developing your social media strategy 
- In conversation with HPEHU, MPP Todd Smith, MP Neil Ellis
- LinkedIn B2B strategies
- Networking - Easier said than done.
CLICK HERE to register for individual sessions 

ECommerce Series
With Special Guest Jamie Hosking, ECommerce advisor for City of Belleville.
You can reach Jamie directly with any questions at 
info@bellevilleecommerceassistance.ca.

Opening The Window Of Opportunity - Starting an online store doesn't mean closing the door to walk-in traffic and customers.  Wednesday, October 28 at noon.  REGISTER NOW!

How’s that working for you? – building around the best and worst of transitioning to an online presence? Wednesday, November 4 at noon. 

MISSED IT?   Check out previous Chamber Chat LIVEs.

How “word-of-mouth” works online.
Attracting and keeping customers - including customer reviews, creating online content, and influencer marketing and what happens when someone says something bad?  
WATCH recording from October 14

Is it boost or bust? 
Social media advertising - Google My Business registration and Google Ads, Facebook / Instagram Ads, display ads and sponsorships vs. boosting 
WATCH recording from October 7   

Who Loves Your Stuff? 
E-commerce is the end of the transactional process.  Before you get there, you need to establish a buyer persona, and figure out who your customer. The second in a series 'Exploring the Digital Marketing Landscape' with Jamie Hosking, City of Belleville E-Commerce Advisor  
WATCH recording from Sept 30.

What is e-commerce? 
I am not selling online?  Why do I need to be there, and how?  Your web presence serves as your storefront, locally and to the world.  The first in a series 'Exploring the Digital Marketing Landscape' with Jamie Hosking, City of Belleville E-Commerce Advisor  
WATCH recording from Sept. 25 

Your questions answered by CRA about financial support programs 

  • Debbie Landry, Canadian Revenue Agency Liaison Officer joined Jill for Chamber Chat LIVE on Sept. 18, taking us through the updates made in July to the wage subsidy programs.  Even if you were not eligible before, you may be eligible now.  There are two ways of calculating your revenue. Don't worry about which calculation method is your best option.  The online calculator will always choose what works the best for your business. Check out what you need to apply for CEWS.   Questions?  The CRA liaison officer is always available to assist you.  Click here for contact information.  Due to CRA restrictions, recording of this session was not possible.  

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health answers your questions about mandatory masks and other regulations regarding Stage 3 reopening.

  • SPECIAL GUEST:  Roberto Almeida, BASc, CIPHI(C) from HPEPH.  The conversation with officials from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health provided details on how to navigate the new rules and expectations.   They are here to help you open with confidence in compliance to the new rules. How do gathering limits apply?  Who, where and when do people need masks? Watch recorded video from July 22.

Managing Stress & Anxiety during COVID-19:  

  • With special guest Dr. Vera Voroskolevska from Restore Balance.  Hear practical solutions for coping both personally and professionally.  WATCH VIDEO recorded June 3.

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Do you have a topic or member you would like to hear from? 

Do you have information about services or products that can assist our business community in our local economic recovery? 

Email jill@bellevillechamber.ca or call 613.962.4597.

The Belleville Chamber of Commerce has suspended traditional events at this time.  We will reassess accordingly as the situation with the COVID-19 virus progresses. 

Communication with Chamber staff is available at 613.962.4597.   Thank you.

 

Chamber Members SAVE on products and services. Check out these Member 2 Member Offers.

RBC - Save on Bank charges
Shoppers Drug Mart - Save 20% on Thursdays
Quinte Siding - 10% OFF
OSM Website design - SAVE on services.
Belleville & District Shrine Club
Papa Johns Pizza Member Offer- 25% off
Jesan Property Maintenance - SAVE 10%
St. John Ambulance - Discount on training
Stirling Festival Theatre - Group Discounts available to members
Allen Insurance - Exclusive Chamber Member Rates
Grand & Toy - Members can save up to 85%
Esso Chamber
Grand & Toy - Cost-saving solutions
Superior Propane - Save 5% on fixed price propane
Group Benefit Plan for Chamber Members
Constant Contact Chamber Member Offer
Dinkles & Paulos Restaurants - 10% OFF
Parsons Cleaners Member offer - 10% OFF
Friendly Fires - 10% OFF
Body Systems Nutrition - 15% OFF purchases.
NRG Alternatives - 10% Discount
Be Prepared First Aid Traning - 15% off
Cloud Bookkeeping Services - 10% OFF
Esso Chamber
Superior Propane - Save 5% on fixed price propane
Stirling Festival Theatre - Group Discounts available to members
Dinkles & Paulos Restaurants - 10% OFF
Grand & Toy - Cost-saving solutions
Jesan Property Maintenance - SAVE 10%
Be Prepared First Aid Traning - 15% off
St. John Ambulance - Discount on training
Body Systems Nutrition - 15% OFF purchases.
Allen Insurance - Exclusive Chamber Member Rates
NRG Alternatives - 10% Discount
Group Benefit Plan for Chamber Members
Papa Johns Pizza Member Offer- 25% off
Belleville & District Shrine Club
Constant Contact Chamber Member Offer
Parsons Cleaners Member offer - 10% OFF
Cloud Bookkeeping Services - 10% OFF
Shoppers Drug Mart - Save 20% on Thursdays
Grand & Toy - Members can save up to 85%
OSM Website design - SAVE on services.
Friendly Fires - 10% OFF
Quinte Siding - 10% OFF
RBC - Save on Bank charges
NRG Alternatives - 10% Discount
Shoppers Drug Mart - Save 20% on Thursdays
St. John Ambulance - Discount on training
Esso Chamber
OSM Website design - SAVE on services.
Cloud Bookkeeping Services - 10% OFF
Friendly Fires - 10% OFF
Dinkles & Paulos Restaurants - 10% OFF
Body Systems Nutrition - 15% OFF purchases.
RBC - Save on Bank charges
Group Benefit Plan for Chamber Members
Constant Contact Chamber Member Offer
Stirling Festival Theatre - Group Discounts available to members
Grand & Toy - Members can save up to 85%
Belleville & District Shrine Club
Allen Insurance - Exclusive Chamber Member Rates
Jesan Property Maintenance - SAVE 10%
Papa Johns Pizza Member Offer- 25% off
Quinte Siding - 10% OFF
Parsons Cleaners Member offer - 10% OFF
Grand & Toy - Cost-saving solutions
Superior Propane - Save 5% on fixed price propane
Be Prepared First Aid Traning - 15% off