January 16, 2013
Happy New Year from the PMEDC
We have some important events and deadlines that are coming quickly. Next week is a busy week with the Economic Roundtable on Monday and the BC Jobs Fair coming to Pitt Meadows Arena on Tuesday afternoon and the Tech Meetup at the Black Sheep Pub in Maple Ridge on Tuesday February 5th.
"Shop Pitt Meadows" is also starting this Friday, January 18. This is a program organized by the Pitt Meadows Community Association and supported by the PMEDC and the Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows News. More information coming. Watch our Facebook page.
We hope to see you at some of these events. Please connect with our office if you have any questions.
PS. Have you nominated a deserving business for the Chamber's Business Excellence Awards yet? If not, connect with the Chamber for more information and to purchase your tickets for this sell-out event.
Monday, January 21 - 2-4pm
South Bonson Community Centre
Attention Business Leaders!
You’re invited to join MP Randy Kamp at the Economic Roundtable in Pitt Meadows to share your views on the economy and the policies that our Government should adopt to continue to create jobs and economic growth in Canada while making progress toward a balanced budget.
View invitation from Randy Kamp.
If you are interested in participating, please register before noon Friday, Jan 18. There are 20 seats available.
BC Jobs Fair
Tuesday, January 22 - 11am-6pm
Pitt Meadows Arena
The BC Jobs Fair is coming to Pitt Meadows to promote current job opportunities, career trends and skills training – with the addition of a new Skills4BC booth.
Employers from all sector are encouraged to participate. In addition to employers, the BC Jobs Fairs include post‐secondary educational institutions, industry associations, training authorities and health authorities.Get your employer application in soon.
If you are interested in participating as an employer, please apply online. Available booth spaces are limited, so please sign up as soon as possible.
Parks and Leisure Services Commission supports event activities that benefit the citizens of Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge through fostering community spirit, encouraging active involvement and providing opportunities for social, economic and cultural development. Apply Now.
Tuesday, February 5 - 5-7pm
Black Sheep Pub, Maple Ridge
Are you a tech entrepreneur looking for expertise and support to grow your business? Come out on February 5 to learn about the free services & resources provided by Centre4Growth - an initiative of the BCTIA. Register now.
Festival Funding Deadline
Are you planning a community festival that will be held between May 1 to November 30, 2013? If so, the deadline to apply for funding is February 10, 2013.