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203, 2017

THE GRAND BAHAMA (PORT AREA) INVESTMENT INCENTIVES (EXTENSION OF TIME FOR APPLICATIONS) ORDER, 2017

March 2nd, 2017|Announcements, Chamber News, News|Comments Off on THE GRAND BAHAMA (PORT AREA) INVESTMENT INCENTIVES (EXTENSION OF TIME FOR APPLICATIONS) ORDER, 2017

An extension of application for concessions Advisement released by The Ministry for Grand Bahama today which states in part that “The Office of the Prime Minister and Ministry for Grand Bahama, in collaboration with the Bahamas Investment Authority wishes to advise that the date for submission of applications has been extended to 4th April, 2017, […]

2010, 2016

Rules for Importation of Duty Free Supplies Under Declaration of Exigency Order

October 20th, 2016|Announcements, Business Tips, News|Comments Off on Rules for Importation of Duty Free Supplies Under Declaration of Exigency Order

PROCEDURES

1) “Individuals importing Goods and applying for Duty and VAT Exemption will be allowed to import Goods valued at $3,000.00 or less without NEMA’s approval, once they accompany their goods and complete the NEMA Application and the regular C-18 Customs Forms. In this specific case, Customs alone will be able to provide approval at the […]

1710, 2016

GB Chamber’s Announcement of Partnership with GB Red Cross and Appeal for Food & Building Supplies

October 17th, 2016|Announcements, Chamber News, News|Comments Off on GB Chamber’s Announcement of Partnership with GB Red Cross and Appeal for Food & Building Supplies

2906, 2016

Monthly Business Luncheon – Presenter: Ms. Sarah St. George

June 29th, 2016|Announcements, Chamber News, Monthly Business Luncheon|Comments Off on Monthly Business Luncheon – Presenter: Ms. Sarah St. George

Ms. Sarah St. George ,Vice Chairman, The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited

Topic: The economic rebound of Freeport; as it relates to the extension of the HCA.

Friday, July 15, 2016 @ 12:30 P.M.
Coral Reef Room, Canal House
Pelican Bay Hotel
Lucaya, Grand Bahama Island

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1803, 2016

Bahamas Entrepreneurial venture fund Workshop

March 18th, 2016|Announcements, Chamber News, News|Comments Off on Bahamas Entrepreneurial venture fund Workshop

1002, 2016

3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know

February 10th, 2016|Business Tips|Comments Off on 3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know

Many first-time business owners think about cash flow only when their cash reserves are low. Small business owners, however, know that, for them, “cash is king.”

Related: The 5 Worst Cash-Flow Mistakes Small-Business Owners Make 

For many businesses, getting paid isn’t the problem – it’s when. Lumpy cash flow is a stressful experience for business owners because the […]

502, 2016

GBCC, GBSBB, RBC partner to host Sense and Cents of Business Planning Seminar 2016

February 5th, 2016|News|Comments Off on GBCC, GBSBB, RBC partner to host Sense and Cents of Business Planning Seminar 2016

The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) in conjunction with the Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau (IGBSBB) and RBC Royal Bank will host a Sense and Cents of Business Planning Seminar on Thursday, February 11, 2016.

Mick Holding, GBCC 1st vice president during a press briefing on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 noted that ‘Time for […]

1401, 2016

GB Chamber Installation 2016

January 14th, 2016|Announcements, Chamber News, News|Comments Off on GB Chamber Installation 2016

Mr. Kevin D. Seymour, our Chamber’s returning president and his newly elected Board of Directors will be duly installed during the evening. This year, we have opted for an informal evening setting of music, dancing and wholesome entertainment ….No speeches!! […]

501, 2016

Seymour says govt must address 10 economic challenges in 2016

January 5th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Seymour says govt must address 10 economic challenges in 2016

Grand Bahama’s Chamber of Commerce president, Kevin Seymour, lists 10 issues that he insists must be addressed by the government in 2016 as they continue to present economic challenges to this developing nation.

Seymour, returning president for the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) shared with The Freeport News his views on the implementation of Value Added Taxes (VAT) last year and what needs to be dealt with in order to reset the country’s growth trajectory. […]

912, 2015

The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce member Dolly Madison hosts second ‘Buy Local’ Campaign

December 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce member Dolly Madison hosts second ‘Buy Local’ Campaign

Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino partnered with Dolly Madison in their second ‘ Local’ campaign, and on Monday, December 7 four winners were presented with certificates entitling them to a one night all-inclusive stay at the resort.

James Rolle, General Manager at Dolly Madison confirmed that when shoppers spent $50 or more at the store between November 1 and November 26, they became eligible to enter to win a deluxe all-inclusive one night stay for two adults plus up to two children (ages 12 and under) at Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino Resort. […]