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  • 2019/02/12 | Kamloops Chamber Celebrates Chamber of Commerce Week

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    February 12, 2019
    For Release 3:00PM PT
    February 12, 2019
     
    Kamloops Chamber celebrates Chamber of Commerce Week
     
    Kamloops, BC.  The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce celebrates Chamber of Commerce Week February 18 – 22
     
    Background:
    • In 1896, the first annual meeting of the B.C Inland Board of Trade was led by elected President, James McIntosh. The board worked together to promote business growth, trade and industry in the Kamloops region.
    • On March 10, 1922 changed name to the Kamloops Board of Trade.
    • In 1962 changed name to Greater Kamloops Chamber of Commerce.
    • In 2010, changed name to Kamloops Chamber of Commerce.  The chamber has had significant policy wins with government and is popular with the business community.
     Quote:
    Joshua Knaak, President of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce board: 
     “We believe that every business has a place in the Chamber of Commerce  We work to advocate for business to all levels of government; making our business community stronger.  For that reason alone, a chamber membership is well worth it.”
     
    The chamber is hosting events all week for its members and invites non-members to join them for:
    • Tuesday February 19 | FREE Made in BC Expo Information Session
    • Wednesday February 20 | Chamber 101 – Find out what the Chamber is all about!
    • Thursday February 21 | Speed Networking – Lightning fast way to make great connections!
    • Friday February 22 | The Provincial Budget Address Luncheon with MLA’s Stone and Milobar
     
    For more information on Chamber Week visit www.kamloopschamber.ca, contact 250.372.7722, or mail@kamloopschamber.ca.
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