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The Belleville Chamber of Commerce is committed to ensuring that Belleville's business community has the resources and information needed during these challenging times.   We will publish information from the City of Belleville, Public Health, Quinte Waste Solutions and other local organizations.   

During this time, although the Log Cabin is closed to the public, our staff are working and available to help you in any way that we can.  Please don't hesitate to contact us at 613.962.4597 or email info@bellevillechamber.ca.

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Check out WEEKLY CHAMBER CHAT LIVE Wednesdays at noon.  
NEXT Chamber Chat - June 3 
Managing Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19 
with special guest Dr. Vera Voroskolevska from Restore Balance.  Join us as we talk about practical solutions to cope both personally and professionally.  READ MORE and register.

WEBINARS:

Visit the Belleville Chamber of Commerce YouTube channel to see recorded meetings and breakfasts.

Marketing Webinar:  Road to Recovery from Postmedia Solutions Thursday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m.  Providing expert guidance on how to engage consumers in this shifting climate.  Read more and register for this free webinar.

Planning for Recovery:  How To Restart Your Business in the Wake of COVID-19.  hosted by Canadian Chamber of Commerce and BDC  Tuesday, June 2 at 12:00 p.m.  Economic update and main business trends that will reshape the way we do business. What should you be doing as you ramp up operations, along with an overview of support programs and resources.  Read more and register.

Redefining the Brick & Mortar hosted by Loyalist College Training & Knowledge Centre Thursday, June 4 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  with guest speaker Scott Maybee, Loyalist College School of Business.   READ MORE.

Hon. Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade hosted by Ontario Chamber of Commerce  Friday, June 5 at 9:00 a.m.  Addressing key questions on relief programs available to small business, as well as insights on what the path to recovery might look like.  REGISTER now.

Finding humanity in remote working environmentshosted by Loyalist College Training & Knowledge Centre Thursday, June 11 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  with guest speaker Alison Sprayson, Loyalist College School of Communications, Business, Marketing, Creative Thinking and Technology.  READ MORE

How To Adapt Your Business To Thrive in the New Normal:  hosted by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and BDC. Monday, June 15 at 12:00 p.m.  Step-by-step approach to managing risks and building a strategic vision.  Hear stories of entrepreneurs who have successfully transformed their companies.  Read more and register. 

Evolution of the Consumer Per-Present-Post COVID-19 hosted by Loyalist College Training & Knowledge Centre Thursday, June 18 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. with guest speaker Birgit Wartenberg, Wartenberg Business Consulting.  READ MORE.

Small Business Centre is offering a variety of free workshops and webinars to assist business in moving forward.  Check their calendar for a list of upcoming events.

Loyalist College Training & Knowledge center is offering a series of free employment and small business webinars to help plan for the future. 

CONSTANT CONTACT is offering a multitude of free webinars to help to grow your business as the country reopens their economy.  Constant Contact has partnered with BCC with a special offer for email marketing.  See details on this and other discount offers for Chamber members.

OCC WEBINARS Click for a list of upcoming and past webinars offering information on support programs, access to politicians and experts, and more.

WATCH PAST WEBINARS:  

Clarifying Government COVID-19 Relief Programs for Business:  Addressing key questions about the Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program.  (May 7)

Information Security and Date Privacy (April 28)

Cross Border Transportation (April 23)

Understanding and Accessing the Business Credit Availablity Program & Capital Loans (April 14)  

And many more...
FIND ALL OF THE OCC WEBINARS HERE.

Sanitization in the Workplace - . with Rillea Technologies.  Recording available soon.  

Chambers Plan:  Responding to COVID-19.  Navigating HR and benefit plan issues during the pandemic.  Watch recording.

Immigration Impacts for Business (Recorded Apr. 9Two immigration managers from Fragomen’s Toronto office will provide the most up-to-date immigration-related intelligence and compliance guidance.  Watch here and access the powerpoint deck.

BDC -  How to Cope with the impacts of COVID-19 on your business  WATCH recording of this webinar.

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BCC Board Member Christina Wallis from Wallis Law offers guidance regarding employers obligations during the COVID-19 outbreak. READ more...

Sales and leadership online development program provided through complimentary access with The Acheivement Centre. These short, interactive and multi-sensory online learning components highlight the main themes of the full learning program.  Register now at no charge.  

BLOGS from Constant Contact with marketing insight and help. Constant Contact offers Chamber members discounts on email markeing programs.  Free trials are available. 

SURVEYS:

Belleville Chamber of Commerce Pulse Check: We understand these are unprecedented times and they are changing all the time.  Please check in with us any time your answers change based on the relief and recovery efforts being made available, your situation changes or we can provide additional support.  

Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians – Trust in Others:  Stats Can invites you  to participate in a crowdsourcing collection initiative on Canadians’ trust in others during the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage everyone to take part. The data you provide will be helpful for making future plans.  READ MORE.

Ontario Chamber of Commerce: As the attention shifts to reopening the economy there are several critical elements to address.  Please fill out this survey, and help us present the best information to decision makers.

City of Belleville:  Asks that business owners take a few moments to fill out their COVID-19 survey 

Ministry of Economic Devlopment, Job Creation and Trade asking for feedback from small business to help develop a Small Business Success strategy by conducting consultations online and in person. Closing date:  Sept. 1 
READ MORE on the goals of the consultations and how to participate.

Small Business Centre:  Survey on impacted business within the area.  Have you closed your doors and/or laid off employees as a result of COVID-19?  Read more and complete short survey.

Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board: Survey to get a better idea about how businesses are running during the COVID-19 outbreak to see how we can all work together to support Bay of Quinte businesses.  Read more and complete survey

Quinte Women in Business:  COVID-19 survey 

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

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