Prince George, March 27, 2015 – There are some new faces joining the Prince George Chamber of Commerce Board. At last night’s Annual General Meeting, members elected the new Board of Directors for 2015-16. 46 business members participated in the voting.
Cindi Pohl, Account Manager at Waste Management Inc., now sits in the President’s chair. She was elected by acclamation. Pohl was previously Vice-President on the executive. “This is a significant year for our city as we continue to celebrate Prince George’s 100th anniversary and UNBC’s 25th anniversary. I am excited for the year ahead, and am looking forward to working with the Chamber board and staff to deliver a full slate of great events for our members and community. Through working closely with our members and partners in the community, the Chamber will continue to be the leading voice for business and a force for positive change in Prince George.”
Prince George, October 25, 2014 – The Prince George Chamber of Commerce hosted their 2014 Business Excellence Awards tonight at the Civic Centre with 350 in attendance. Requests for tickets for this premier business event continued to pour in after selling out, right up to the day of the gala. The Business Excellence Awards is an annual event hosted by the Prince George Chamber of Commerce to celebrate excellence in ten traditional award categories, with one new award category added this year.
Prince George, October 16, 2014 – Get ready to celebrate exceptional business in Prince George – hockey style! It will be “Hockey Night in Prince George” at the 2014 Business Excellence Awards on October 25th at the Civic Centre. Sponsored in part by Pacific Western Brewery, Transcanada Pipeline, The Prince George Citizen, and Dean Mason & Company, this annual Prince George Chamber of Commerce event recognizes businesses and entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence in eleven different categories. In addition to being one of Prince George’s foremost social events, this year’s gala will have a number of fun and exciting new features.
The hockey-themed evening will feature a first class dinner, and entertainment from comedian/Emcee Gery Schubert in character as Don Cherry. Hockey legend and former Vancouver Canucks goalie Kirk McLean will be a special guest at the gala. New at this year’s event is a photobooth, where, for a donation, guests can get a themed photo with Kirk McLean and “Don Cherry”.
Prince George, September 4, 2014 – The Prince George Chamber of Commerce is introducing an element of technology and social media to the long-running Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards event. The first Hell Yeah Prince George Ambassador Award will be presented at the Business Excellence Awards Gala October 25th at the PG Civic Centre.
“It’s an addition to the other ten, more traditional, categories” says Christie Ray, Chamber CEO, “a reflection of a new increasing pride in place being demonstrated across the community.” To win this award, you will have demonstrated, in some way, your commitment to betterment and/or promotion of the positive aspects of Prince George.