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Business Impact Survey

Recently we wrapped up our first COVID-19 Business Impact survey. The information gathered from close to 8000 respondents informed the measures the province is currently taking to help businesses. But more help is needed. We’re teaming up with the BC Business Council, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, The Mustel Group, and all of you to […]

Working together with you

The Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce is working closely with Emergency Operations and the Public Health Office to get a full understanding of the COVID 19 Virus, and essential business operations.  Our team is working closely with our Economic Development Partners at Community Futures Central Kootenay and Nelson and Kootenay Lake Tourism, the City […]

Economic Response Plan

The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.   Economic Response Plan    

2020 Business Excellence Awards

Business of the Year, Hospitality – Food and Beverage Business, Tourism Excellence, Retail Excellence, Non Profit/ Community Service Organization Excellence, Rising Star – Start Up/New Business Entrepreneur Excellence, Professional Service Excellence, Technology/Innovation Excellence, and Inclusive Employer Award. The Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards recognizes businesses and business leader that achieved excellence in the community […]

Canada Day 2019

Canada Day festivities set for Nelson’s Rotary Lakeside Park Monday July 1st. The entertainment is scheduled, and community groups all gearing with a family-oriented activity, as the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce rolls out Canada day 2019. The Chamber of Commerce has been organizing Canada day activities for Nelson and Area for longer than […]

2019 Business Excellence Awards

The Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards recognizes businesses and business leaders that have achieved excellence in the community through their efforts and initiatives. The recipients are businesses that display a sustained commitment to positive business development, economic growth as well as commitment to community. Business of the Year Non Profit/ Community Service Excellence Rising […]

Rural Development Success Story

Over the last five years Canada has been a high-tech job creation machine. Year after year, the Toronto area alone has generated more technology jobs than San Francisco, Seattle or any other U.S. city. Vancouver has seen a similar economic boom. Both cities, with top universities and hospitals, a high quality of life and an enormous […]