Chamber Calendar

Events for chamber members

The Chamber hosts a myriad of events throughout the calendar year providing opportunities to network, learn something new, and socialize within the business community. 

Network to your heart’s content and take a tour at one of our Business After Business events held monthly in a variety of venues. Hear keynote speakers at a luncheon event or take advantage of a learning opportunity at a Lunch N Learn or workshop. Socialize on the links at our annual golf tournament or be entertained and celebrate Business Excellence at our premier recognition event. There is something for everyone and every schedule.

2019 June Lunch - Worker Shortages - Hiring refugee claimants and migrants

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Name: 2019 June Lunch - Worker Shortages - Hiring refugee claimants and migrants
Date: June 20, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Why Hire Refugees? This presentation will give employers great reasons why they should hire refugees (especially with the current labour shortage in Abbotsford), how their businesses and bottom lines will benefit, as well as provide information on how to onboard and integrate refugees into their workforce successfully.  You'll also learn from success stories to help understand what's in it for them!

About our Speaker
Richard Belcham, Executive Director Inasmuch Community Society here in Abbotsford. Inasmuch provides transition housing, settlement services and customized employment support for refugee claimants in the Fraser Valley. Prior to working for Inasmuch he was Employee Experience Manager at Phantom Screens. He has an extensive background in HR, corporate communications and marketing. Originally from the UK, Richard immigrated to Canada in 2011 with his wife and small dog and has been a resident of the Fraser Valley ever since.
Event Sponsors:
Quality Hotel and Conference Centre
36035 N Parallel Rd, Abbotsford
Date/Time Information:
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
604-859-9651 ext. 304
$40.00 + GST for Members
$45.00 + GST for non-members
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