Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce – Open For Business
Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce
Revelstoke is a year round playground, nestled between the spectacular Selkirk & Monashee Mountains on the Columbia River.
Our Vision: “We represent our member’s interests in promoting the progress and development of Revelstoke in order to make it a better place in which to do business, live, work and play.”
The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit organization, dependent on membership to deliver valuable services, business advocacy and events to our membership and community at large. Membership in the Chamber is a valuable asset to your business. The Chamber also manages the community visitor centre and tourism marketing in partnership with the City of Revelstoke, The Revelstoke Accommodation Association, Destination BC and Kootenay Rockies Tourism.
Upcoming Chamber Events
Chamber Christmas Social Thursday December 15th from 5 to 7 pm
We are excited to announce that the Coast Hillcrest Resort Hotel will be Sponsoring the chamber's annual Christmas Social on Thursday December 15th from 5 to 7 pm at the Coast Hillcrest Hotel. Registration is recommended, the cost is $10.00 per person which includes complimentary appetizers, generously provided by the Coast Hillcrest, and a beverage ticket. This year the net proceeds will be donated to the Queen Victoria Hospital Heliport Project. To register please check your email for your invitation or call us here at the Chamber and speak to Lorraine - 250-837-5345
Chamber Luncheon January 25th, 2017
Imagine Kootenay will be presenting at this first luncheon of the new year, do not miss this informative event at the Coast Hillcrest Hotel!
Jessica will be providing an overview of the Imagine Kootenay program, its services and the new https://www.imaginekootenay.com website.
This new website is a valuable tool for local government, business owners, employers, realtors/brokers and investors in Revelstoke and around the Kootenay region. This presentation will share how to best use this tool and learn how Imagine Kootenay is connecting with investment and workforce development opportunities.
Register here!, or by clicking on the link in our newsletter or invitation. If you are having difficulty registering please call us at the Chamber office, 250-837-5345 and speak to Lorraine.
Chamber Luncheon Wednesday February 8th, 2017
Details coming soon
Chamber AGM Luncheon Wednesday March 8th, 2017
Mark your calendar, registration will be open in February for this important event. We will be gathering in the Begbie Room of the Regent Inn.
Note: Local employment opportunity
Revelstoke Accommodation Association is currently seeking a Marketing Manager for our Destination Marketing Organization. Applications must be received by 4:30m p.m on December 30, 2016
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The Chamber held a series of "Coffee Talks" with our membership regarding the propossed Bylaw Amendment for a new shopping centre development on the highway. We listened to our members and submitted to Council, and presented at the Public Open House, an overview of key support and key concerns. See the detailed document: Chamber Submission to Council
Revelstoke's Business Information Centre team, Community Futures, Community Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to present the final report on our COLUMBIA BASIN BUSINESS RETENTION AND EXPANSION PROJECT. The report was presented at the Chamber's October Luncheon celebrating small business week on October 20th. We will be follow-up on the recommendations and communicating initiatives through future Business Centre and Chamber events.
This project and report was initiated by and developed under the direction of the Revelstoke Labour Market Network Committee, click on the title (blue lettering above) to read the full report.
Please take a moment to complete our 2015 Member Survey.
MacPherson Mountain Biking survey results.
Congratulations to the 2016 Business Excellence Award Winners
Business Excellence Awards Winners Announced
Before a sold-out crowd of 330 at the Community Centre on Saturday, November 5, the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce presented 14 awards to the winners of the 2016 Business Excellence Awards.
It was a night to celebrate excellence in our business community with all of the nominees and winners. We appreciate the support from the community and our sponsors!
Local Media Release
September 28th 2016 Shift into Winter
Winter tires should be on our vehicles by October 1st in BC, the following is an EMCON Services supported press release;
The Winter Driving Safety Alliance is launching the 2016 Shift into Winter Campaign - an annual road Safety initiative that encourages drivers to be prepared and drive safely in winter.....read more
August 24th 2016 City of Revelstoke Press Release
Garbage Regulation Enforcement Increased in Revelstoke
– Over the past month the City of Revelstoke has stepped up its bylaw enforcement in an effort to reduce the number of human wildlife conflicts.
Bylaw enforcement in the City of Revelstoke is usually initiated by citizen complaints, however in light of the recent bear euthanizations the City has increased patrols and is proactively enforcing regulations in areas where bears have been reported.
Mayor McKee stated "Recent events have saddened...........read more
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