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10/15/2012 Media Release
Chamber Celebrates Small Business Week 2012


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October 16, 2012 – Victoria, BC – Join the Victoria Chamber in celebrating Small Business WeekTM from October 14 to October 20, 2012. Small and medium-sized businesses account for 98% of all businesses in the province and generate over 30% of BC’s Gross Domestic Product.

Nearly 90% of Chamber members are businesses with 20 employees or less. “Small businesses represent a large percentage of Victoria’s economy, and are a vital part of our business community” said Bruce Carter, Chamber CEO.

The Chamber will be hosting a number of events to celebrate Small Business WeekTM including two seminars, a breakfast and a marketplace mixer. The events are open to all existing and future Chamber members and aim to celebrate and support small businesses in Victoria.

The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, with approximately 1,500 members, is the voice of business for Greater Victoria and has received Accreditation with Distinction from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

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For more information contact:
Oriane Fort
Communications Coordinator
Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce
Email: ofort@victoriachamber.ca
Phone: (250) 360-3477 

TM - Small Business Week is a registered trademark of the Business Development Bank of Canada.

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