My background is Business Administration, and ever since my university days, I had always dreamt of having my own business. Originally from Colombia, I lived a few years in Florida, U.S.A., and moved to Canada in 2003 where I’ve called Edmonton my home ever since.Read More
For the first time in two years, the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce welcomed back the business community to its premier black-tie event, the Chamber Ball. They came back in force, with over eight-hundred business leaders and guests crowding Hall D at the Edmonton Convention Centre in a night that featured award presentations to three outstanding organizations.Read More
Did you know that April is Earth Month and April 22 is Earth Day? Caring about our planet should be celebrated everyday but recent events give us cause to reflect on our planet and how we’re treating it. Sustainability means meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.Read More
The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is encouraged to see thoughtful investment in Budget 2022. While there is still work to do, the budget outlines steps towards economic recovery from the pandemic.Read More
Throughout the world people and businesses are faced with the impacts of the war in Ukraine.
As we come together and try to process the evolving situation, Edmontonians are offering their support to Ukraine in several ways, and the Edmonton Chamber wants to assist in spreading the word on these initiatives.Read More
The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce team will return to the World Trade Centre full
time. With COVID19 case numbers dropping and the easing of pandemic restrictions provincially,
Chamber staff were notified today that return to in-office work would commence April 11th.
We are writing today on behalf of our members regarding the City of Edmonton Face Covering Bylaw
which remains in place as the provincial requirements end on March 1st, 2022. Like the views expressed on the ending of the Restrictions Exemption Program, most businesses would prefer to see the municipal Face Covering Bylaw repealed in coordination with the provincial program, although some of our members have shared different perspectives on this issue.
I don’t need to tell you that communication plays a crucial role in every facet of business. Without communication, people could not share innovative ideas or relay information that could save lives. We rely on communication to book appointments, order products, develop strategies and recruit talent. Communication is essential for survival!Read More