(TRI-CITIES) September 12, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, along with our partners The City of Coquitlam, TD Canada Trust, the Business Development Bank of Canada and Sharon Perry Inc., Chartered Professional Accountant, is excited to announce our first-ever Business Showcase. Hosted at the Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in Coquitlam on October 18th, 2016, this innovative Showcase will draw business professionals from the Tri-Cities and its connecting regions.

“Small Business Week has seen repeated success here in the Tri-Cities,” says Michael Hind, CEO. “We’re excited to build on that success by providing additional advertising, networking and educational opportunities at the Business Showcase.”  The Showcase will feature 3 breakout seminars on a variety of topics surrounding small business in the Education Lab sponsored by Marwick Internet Marketing. Mary Vellani, Area Manager Business Banking, TD Canada Trust adds, “TD is extremely excited to see the Chamber taking a leap and expanding Small Business Week to a large scale networking and educational event. The Business Showcase will be a great avenue for business professionals in the Tri-Cities to create meaningful connections and build our thriving business community.”

Small Business Week is about sharing stories of success and helpful, practical advice on how to succeed with those who are ambitious for their companies. The Business Showcase will connect business owners, employees and individuals and provide valuable information that will give them an edge in the competitive marketplace.

The Business Showcase will take place on Tuesday October 18 from 3:00 – 8:00PM at the Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre. Early bird tickets for the event are now on sale starting at $10+GST. For more information and to register, please visit

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is a membership based proactive network of business-minded individuals that are committed to acting as an accessible, visible, supportive and reciprocal resource to our members and the Tri-Cities at large, communicating their collective voice to help shape a prosperous business community.