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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 moved to lockdown...  Hastings Prince Edward Public Health talks to the business community about their responsibilities to both customers and employees, regulations and restrictions as part of the Yellow level, and more.   Watch recording from December 23. 

The Insurance 'Hard Market'.  Insurance experts from Whitley Insurance talked about the changes to insurance coverage and eligibility as a result of the pandemic; what sectors will feel the financial strain the most and how to be proactive.  Watch recording from November 20.

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.

Current Resources (November 2020) 
WATCH RECORDING NOW

How’s that working for you? – building around the best and worst of transitioning to an online presence? 
WATCH RECORDING NOW

Opening The Window Of Opportunity - Starting an online store doesn't mean closing the door to walk-in traffic and customers.
WATCH RECORDING NOW

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.

 

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