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What Does Your BCCE Do For You?

What is BCCE?
The British Columbia Chamber Executives is a not-for-profit voluntary association created especially for Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade managers and staff in British Columbia. Our affiliation with CCEC (Chamber of Commerce Executives of Canada)provides a strong Canadian network of Chamber of Commerce/Board of Trade professionals. Membership is open to all Chamber of Commerce/Board of Trade management.

Why Should You be a Member?
British Columbia’s top Chamber Executives agree that "life-long learning" is an important philosophy for Canada’s future. BCCE exists as an avenue to further your professional development in Chamber/Board management. The networking opportunities, interchange of information and ideas, and access to tools and training designed specifically for association staff and administrators will assist you in providing professional and effective management of your organization.

Our Objectives Are:
•    to promote ethical standards and professionalism in the management of Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade;
•    to encourage the mutual interchange of information and ideas among its members;
•    to enhance the personal growth, development and management effectiveness of Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade Executives; and
•    to undertake such services and activities as shall be deemed to be in the best interest of the Manager / Executive Directors.

What Benefits Do You Receive?
•    access to the Membership Directory, an invaluable tool for networking,
•    meetings with other professionals in your field offering provincial diversity and sharing of ideas, and,
•    Keeping in touch with a regular newsletter and many opportunities for networking.

And There’s More…
•    helpful hints on issues such as: motivating Board members; coping with annual volunteer transition; orienting new Board members on their roles and responsibilities;
•    an accreditation program for Chamber managers (the only one in Canada) that gives credit for courses taken through BCCE, CIOM, elective courses through community colleges as well as experience on the job;
•    novel fund-raising and promotional ideas; and
•    The advantage of provincial survey results provided to members.

Join the rest of your peers and share your ideas with BC’s Chamber Executives!