Monthly archive for May 2019

The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to present the 2nd series of Surrey Entrepreneur Morning Showcase, featuring Surrey business leaders in different industries and business sizes. The event takes place on Friday, May 31 at the Civic Hotel.Surrey has a vibrant entrepreneurship community. Join us for insightful conversations with established Surrey entrepreneurs and

This past weekend, the Surrey Board of Trade called for support to invest in funding for arts education for early childhood to K-12 and post-secondary curriculums from 125 chambers of commerce/boards of trade at the BC Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference, May 23 – 25 in Burnaby.“The cultural economy of British

This past weekend, the Surrey Board of Trade renewed its call for support on its Pharmacare policy from 125 chambers of commerce/boards of trade at the BC Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference, May 23 – 25 in Burnaby. The same policy was approved at the 2016 BC Chamber of Commerce AGM…

The Fraser River is an untapped market for economic growth and business expansion. The Surrey Board of Trade, as a city-building business organization, explores the following at their next Surrey Hot Topic Dialogue:1.     How the Fraser River can be diversified2.     What barriers exist to growth3.     Which businesses can thrive in this untapped market4.     The socio-economic

The Surrey Board of Trade, as a city building business organization, continues their Business Town Hall Series for the 43rd Federal Election with leaders of the primary political parties.The third Town Hall takes place with the Honourable Jagmeet Singh, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada.“The purpose of the Business Town Halls

SURREY, B.C. – The Surrey Board of Trade is calling on the Provincial Government, and ultimately the Federal Government, to work in coordination towards a pathway that eliminates single-use plastics.Plastic packaging accounts for nearly half of all plastic waste globally, and much of it is thrown away within just a few minutes of its

PHOTOFrom left to right: Dr. Greg Thomas, Chair Surrey Board of Trade International Trade Team-Neil Young, President, Northwest Mettech Corp-Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of TradeOn May 9, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the 11th Surrey International Trade Awards Reception, with the Hon. Minister James Gordon Carr, International Trade Diversification Minister, as the

Canada’s Minister of International Trade Diversification, Minister James Carr, will be speaking at the Surrey Board of Trade's 11th Surrey International Trade Awards Reception on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 5:30pm at Civic Hotel. Following his keynote is the recognition Surrey businesses in international trade.This year’s winner is Northwest Mettech Corp.Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019Time: Registration,

The BC Government released the CleanBC plan in 2018. Active transportation plans – modes such as walking, cycling, and using public transit – was mentioned as a focus in the CleanBC plan. Through a consultation process, the BC Government invited comments/ideas from the public and stakeholders for their thoughts on what active transportation means to