Mike Carter

MANAGER’S DESK: Keeping business in the Alberni Valley

The economic development office and COC are conducting a business retention survey to find out how well (or not) the city is doing business.

MANAGER’S DESK: Celebrating small business in Port Alberni

Small businesses make a big impact in the province's economic engine, and the scene is no different in Port Alberni.

MANAGER’S DESK: Day dishes on development

Stockwell Day brings sage advice about sensible development to Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce

MANAGER’S DESK: It’s been quite a summer for the Alberni Valley

Alberni Valley rallies for series of large community events. And there are more to come.

MANAGER’S DESK: Frank discussion about city bylaws

South Port merchants, Alberni Valley chamber get education on Port Alberni city bylaws and their limitations.

MANAGER’S DESK: Alberni visitor centre staff take Worldhost training

The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for a busy tourist season with fresh staff training.

MANAGER’S DESK: Shop Alberni and support business at home

The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce is spearheading an on-going Shop Alberni campaign to stimulate shopping at home.

MANAGER’S DESK: Alberni chamber elects new board

Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce welcomes new faces to board at May AGM.

MANAGER’S DESK: Alberni chamber seeks new directors

Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual general meeting is slated for May 9. New board members are welcome.

MANAGER’S DESK: Define your own customer service with Jeff Mowatt

Customer service workshop, Compliance Coal visit highlight upcoming events for Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce.

MANAGER’S DESK: Vintage cars trekking Port Alberni’s way in May

Vintage car rally in May just one of many big events to hit the Alberni Valley in coming months

MANAGER’S DESK: Alberni business good luck for Ty Watson House hospice

Pot Luck Ceramics in the Alberni Valley is poised to make its first donation to Ty Watson House, and it's a doozy: $15,000.

MANAGER’S DESK: Alberni Valley helps celebrate chambers of commerce

Provincial government, chambers work to make British Columbia more business friendly. Alberni chamber has a similar focus.

MANAGER’S DESK: Get away and help the Alberni chamber at the same time

Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce is boosting people's bucket list with a fundraiser, and a business fair too.

MANAGER’S DESK: Chamber boasts beards and bonnets for Alberni centennial

Beards and bonnets were boss in 1912, so the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce is boasting a new centennial contest.

MANAGER’S DESK: Alberni chamber predicts more visitor traffic for spring.

Canada's groundhogs are predicting an early spring, and the news couldn't be better for the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce.

MANAGER’S DESK: Alberni chamber seeks ambassadors

The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce is looking for people to join its volunteer ambassador crew next summer.