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Chamber of Commerce On The CARTAC Report

Chamber of Commerce On The CARTAC Report

Following their review of the CARTAC report, the Chamber of Commerce said they are supportive of increasing Bermuda’s tax base by having more companies and individuals attracted to Bermuda, strengthening enforcement of tax collection, and said they feel “higher tax rates for those earning higher salaries is fair and equitable.” The CARTAC... Read more of this article

Professional Development Workshop Series

Professional Development Workshop Series

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce announced its working partnership with Bermudian owned firm OD Solutions International to offer a series of Lunch and Learns and half-day workshop sessions aimed at inspiring growth and refinement within the local workforce. The pilot professional development series is due to take place from October 2017 to January 2018... Read more of this article

BEPRO & Mirrors Programme To Host Forum

BEPRO & Mirrors Programme To Host Forum

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Professionals Division [BEPRO] has partnered with the MIRRORS Programme to host a forum on Thursday, September 7. A spokesperson said, “Do you believe that everyone has a role to play in supporting all young people’s success? If you answered yes, you are encouraged to come out and discover the opportunities... Read more of this article

Chamber Congratulates PLP On Election Win

Chamber Congratulates PLP On Election Win

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is congratulating the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on winning the 2017 General Election. John Wight, President of the Chamber of Commerce, said, “The Chamber meets regularly with the Government of the day, as well as with the Opposition. Bermuda-based businesses require economic, social and political stability to... Read more of this article

Chamber & BEDC To Host Creative Technology

Chamber & BEDC To Host Creative Technology

Local entrepreneurs are invited to attend two live forums on creative technology with international innovator Peter Corbett on Wednesday, July 19. The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce [BCC] has partnered with the U.S. Consulate General [USCG] and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] to host a series of live events around entrepreneurship... Read more of this article

BEPRO/BSX Investor Education Forum

BEPRO/BSX Investor Education Forum

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Professionals Division [BEPRO] has partnered with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] to host a Local Investment forum, on Thursday, July 6th. Entitled ‘Local Investing, Why Bermuda?’ the panel discussion is aimed at first-time investors interested in learning more about the opportunities available to them... Read more of this article

Harbour Nights Now PRS Music Licensed

Harbour Nights Now PRS Music Licensed

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce said they are “pleased to announce its most recent working collaboration with PRS for Music, the collecting society that represents the rights of over two million songwriters, composers and music publishers across the globe through its networks.” “The membership organisation plays a vital role in ensuring... Read more of this article

Electronic Communications Division Formed

Electronic Communications Division Formed

A new division of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has been formed with the aim of advancing the telecoms industry, placing customer interests at the fore. The Electronic Communications Division [ECD] of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is a forum for the island’s telecommunications companies to discuss common issues to assist in raising the standard... Read more of this article

Dr. Mark Britnell To Speak At Chamber AGM

Dr. Mark Britnell To Speak At Chamber AGM

The Chamber of Commerce announced that this year’s Annual General Meeting keynote speaker will be Dr. Mark Britnell, Chairman and Partner of the Global Health Practice at KPMG and author of In Search of the Perfect Health System. The AGM Luncheon will be held at the Hamilton Princess in the Harbourview Ballroom on Thursday, 6 April 2017 from 12:30pm... Read more of this article

Live Talk With iStrategyLabs CEO Peter Corbett

Live Talk With iStrategyLabs CEO Peter Corbett

In partnership with the U.S. Consulate General, the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce will host a complimentary networking session on Thursday, 9 March 2017 at the US Consul General’s official residence. “This session will feature a live talk by Peter Corbett, the founder and CEO of iStrategyLabs, a digital strategy agency that develops solutions... Read more of this article

Chamber: Initial Views On Budget Are “Mixed”

Chamber: Initial Views On Budget Are “Mixed”

“Our initial views are mixed,” Chamber of Commerce President John Wight said following today’s Budget, as “increased company payroll taxes and rolled-back tax concessions to restaurants and retailers mean that these businesses will have no choice but to pass on these costs to consumers, or reduce their workforce.” “In... Read more of this article

Chamber To Host Budget Breakfast On Feb 27

Chamber To Host Budget Breakfast On Feb 27

In keeping with a long standing tradition the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Budget Breakfast on Monday 27 February at The Pier. The Chamber’s Executive Director Kendaree Burgess noted; “We are excited to host our annual Budget Breakfast, to be held the Monday morning immediately following the Friday 24 February Budget Statement. “The... Read more of this article

Chamber’s “Wish List” For Upcoming Budget

Chamber’s “Wish List” For Upcoming Budget

The Chamber of Commerce released a ‘wish list’ for the upcoming budget, with some of their ‘wishes’ including reviewing duty threshold for small cars to encourage use of smaller cars, discussion around a simplified process to clear goods through customs for retailers, and Stamp Duty on the sale of properties to remain unchanged. The... Read more of this article