Published On: Monday, 08 January 2018
Chamber TV Show Highlights Campbell River Economy
By Campbell River Chamber CEO & President Colleen Evans
Insights & Business, the Chamber’s new TV show on Shaw TV, is featured on social media platforms, the Campbell River Chamber homepage, and on Shaw TV. The shows highlight the industry sectors, business and community leaders supported by timely, key local data on what is driving Campbell River’s thriving local economy and business growth.
The first episode features highlights and insights from the 200 CEO’s and Business Leaders who participated in the 2017 Business Leaders survey, a partnership of the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce and MNP LLP.
Show guests are MNP’s Peter Van Dongen, Regional Marketing Manager, and Stuart Wise, Business Advisor, with show host Corby Lamb, Campbell River Chamber Board Chair.
The second episode, hosted by Colleen Evans, Chamber CEO & President is around job creation, business opportunities for attracting, retaining and growing a skilled workforce and what Campbell River employers and job seekers are looking for.
Highlights include how to access funding, training and skill development as key priorities for business, educators and service providers alike. Guests are John Bowman, President of North Island College and Chris Callanan, Team Leader Employer Services, North Island Employment Foundation Society.
The two shows in January are a feature on tourism and export and upcoming shows include the aquaculture industry in Campbell River and the Chamber’s Major Projects Portal and BC Hydro John Hart and new seismic upgrade projects.
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Congratulations to Susan Sinnott, winner of the Chamber’s 85th anniversary prize of a $1000 travel voucher, courtesy of Island Fever Travel & Cruise and the Chamber. Susan was the 85th name drawn at the Chamber’s Jingle Mingle event.