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Chamber Of Commerce Response To Budget

Chamber Of Commerce Response To Budget

“Growing the economy is job number one and we applaud the Minister for presenting a 2019-2020 Budget that seems to steer clear of stalling the economy by increasing taxes on many businesses,” President of the Chamber of Commerce John Wight said following this morning’s [Feb 22] budget. Mr Wight said, “The Minister of Finance has delivered... Read more of this article

Harbour Nights To Get Underway On April 17

Harbour Nights To Get Underway On April 17

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce said that this year’s Harbour Nights is due to commence on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 and run through to Wednesday, 4 September, 2019. “Front Street will host Bermuda’s largest and longest running street festival, with offerings from local artisans, crafters, chefs, musicians and other entertainers, and... Read more of this article

Chamber’s Annual Budget Breakfast Is Sold Out

Chamber’s Annual Budget Breakfast Is Sold Out

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is set to host its Annual Budget Breakfast on Monday, 25 February 2019 at the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club, and the Chamber announced today that this year’s Budget Breakfast is officially sold out. Chamber’s Chief Executive Officer Kendaree Burgess noted: “We are so pleased with the support and interest this... Read more of this article

Chamber To Host Budget Breakfast On Feb 25

Chamber To Host Budget Breakfast On Feb 25

In keeping with a long standing tradition the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Budget Breakfast on Monday, 25 February 2019 at The Hamilton Princess and Beach Club. In making the announcement, the Chamber’s Chief Executive Officer Kendaree Burgess noted: “We are pleased to host our annual Budget Breakfast, to be held the Monday morning... Read more of this article

Chamber To Host Workshop For Local Retailers

Chamber To Host Workshop For Local Retailers

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a half-day workshop exploring the challenges facing the retail industry today, and the ways in which Bermuda retailers “can use their voice to maintain a competitive edge in an increasingly crowded market.” The event will take place on Monday 21st January from 2pm to 5.30pm at the Chamber of... Read more of this article

Technology Expert Chok Ooi To Visit The Island

Technology Expert Chok Ooi To Visit The Island

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has partnered with The United States Consul General to bring technology expert Chok Ooi to Bermuda for two days of education outreach and meetings. Highlighted in the recent study by Executive MBA students of Cornell & Queens University [commissioned for the Chamber of Commerce] is the role technology plays in the... Read more of this article

Crown & Anchor Lessons At Harbour Nights

Crown & Anchor Lessons At Harbour Nights

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce invites locals and visitors alike to brush up on their Crown and Anchor skills just in time for the holiday. Cup Match is just around the corner and Harbour Nights is bringing the ever-popular Crown and Anchor game back to Front Street this week; the table will be stationed just west of the Flagpole. Using “Monopoly-style”... Read more of this article

BEPRO To Host Mirrors Information Session

BEPRO To Host Mirrors Information Session

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Professionals Division [BEPRO] has once again partnered with the Mirrors Programme to host an information session, on Thursday, July 26. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Professionals Division [BEPRO] has once again partnered with the Mirrors Programme to host an... Read more of this article

Thompson & Eaton To Speak At Chamber AGM

Thompson & Eaton To Speak At Chamber AGM

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has announced the keynote speakers for this year’s Annual General Meeting [AGM] Luncheon will be Mark Thompson, Global Privacy Lead for KPMG International, presenting alongside Chris Eaton, Cyber Security lead for KPMG Islands Group. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Thompson specializes in Cyber Security and Privacy... Read more of this article

Chamber: Initial Views On Budget Are Positive

Chamber: Initial Views On Budget Are Positive

“The Chamber’s initial views on the 2018/2019 Budget are positive,” President of the Chamber of Commerce John Wight said following this morning’s [Feb 16] budget, adding they “felt that it was thoughtfully prepared and well balanced, focusing on job growth and diversifying the economy while at the same time being mindful of the... Read more of this article

Minister On Code Of Practice For Projects

Minister On Code Of Practice For Projects

Earlier today [Jan 31] Minister of Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo met with the Chamber of Commerce to discuss the Code of Practice for Project Management and Procurement. Speaking at the presentation, Minister Foggo said, “Thank you for affording us a bit of time today to discuss the Government’s Code... Read more of this article

Minister To Speak At Chamber On Procurement

Minister To Speak At Chamber On Procurement

Minister of Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo will address members of the Chamber of Commerce tomorrow [Jan. 31] regarding the Code of Practice for Project Management and Procurement. The meeting, which is for Chamber members only, will afford those present an opportunity to learn more about the new rules associated... Read more of this article

Chamber To Host Session On U.S. Tax Reform

Chamber To Host Session On U.S. Tax Reform

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has partnered with KPMG to host a breakfast update session on the impending U.S. Tax Reform. “With the U.S. Senate’s approval of tax reform legislation on 2 December 2017, another significant step has been taken towards the passage of comprehensive tax reform legislation in the U.S,” the Chamber said. “The... Read more of this article