Press Releases

Chamber staffer moves on

Chamber staffer moves on The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is looking to fill an important position. Gillian Kirk, the chamber’s Membership Services Coordinator, is leaving and moving on to a marketing position with a local member business. “I will miss being part of the chamber. As a team we have made great strides improving the […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber supports funding arrangement for Lincoln Station

Tri-Cities Chamber supports funding arrangement for Lincoln Station The Lincoln SkyTrain Station will not only be catalyst in the future development around Coquitlam City Centre but will also be uniquely funded – lessening the financial impact on Tri-City businesses and residents, said Michael Hind, Executive Director of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce. “This station will spur on […]

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TRI-CITIES CHAMBER HOSTS ANOTHER SELL-OUT GOLF TOURNAMENT!

TRI-CITIES CHAMBER HOSTS ANOTHER SELL-OUT GOLF TOURNAMENT! This year 148 golfers including Port Moody Mayor Mike Clay braved a rather wet day at Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club to play in the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament. The 2012 Golf Classic sold out weeks before the event – indicating that this is […]

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MasterCard, Visa under fire for ‘reverse Robin Hood’ effect

MasterCard, Visa under fire for ‘reverse Robin Hood’ effect Credit card companies impose hefty costs on merchants, competition hearing told Via Vancouver Sun May 9, 2012 OTTAWA — A “reverse Robin Hood” effect is taking place in Canada by allowing credit card companies to impose onerous conditions on merchants for the privilege of accepting their […]

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Winners Announced for the 2011 Tri-Cities Business Excellence Awards

Winners Announced for the 2011 Tri-Cities Business Excellence Awards    Coquitlam (January 28, 2012) – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce held their annual Gala on Saturday evening at the Red Robinson Show Theatre where they announced the winners of the 11th Annual Business Excellence Awards. Each category consisted of 3 finalists chosen from a pool of nominees. These businesses […]

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Chamber Looks Forward to Working with Newly Elected Port Moody – Coquitlam MLA

Chamber Looks Forward to Working with Newly Elected Port Moody – Coquitlam MLA   Coquitlam, B.C. – April 20, 2012 – Last night’s Port Moody – Coquitlam Provincial by-election was watched with great interest by the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce whose focus is to support the continued growth and development of business in our community. “We […]

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Chamber Looks Forward to Working with Newly Elected Port Moody – Coquitlam MLA

Chamber Looks Forward to Working with Newly Elected Port Moody – Coquitlam MLA Coquitlam, B.C. – April 20, 2012 – Last night’s Port Moody – Coquitlam Provincial by-election was watched with great interest by the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce whose focus is to support the continued growth and development of business in our community. “We congratulate […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber Announces 2012 Nominees for Business Excellence Awards

(TRI-CITIES) September 28 – Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce the 2012 nominees for the Business Excellence Awards. We will be hosting the 2012 Nominees Luncheon at the beautiful Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club on October 25.  Finalists will be announced over fine food and great company for the six award categories […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber Grieves Over Loss of Past-President

(TRI-CITIES) Sept. 27 – Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is sad to say good-bye to former Chamber president Frank Toporchak, who passed away peacefully on September 24, 2012 in Coquitlam, BC. Frank Toporchak, a long time Tri-City resident, was Chamber president in 1980, and his contributions to the Chamber and the Tri-City community will not be […]

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Mobile Business Licensing Approved

(TRI-CITIES) December 12 – After years of discussion, countless man-hours and cooperation between the cities of Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Port Moody, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Mobile Business Licence has been approved in the Tri-Cities.  Today, Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Small Business, along with Tri-Cities Mayors […]

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