1303, 2017

GB Chamber President calls for cooperation from GB stakeholders to grow economy

March 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on GB Chamber President calls for cooperation from GB stakeholders to grow economy

Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) President Mick Holding served as a guest speaker at the 19th Annual Grand Bahama Business Outlook, held Thursday, March 9 at the Grand Lucayan. During his presentation, Holding discussed Grand Bahama’s potential for economic growth, explaining that cooperation between the GBCC, Grand Bahama Port Authority and Ministry for Grand […]

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, […]

302, 2017

GB Chamber makes generous donation to Bahamas Red Cross on behalf of corporate sponsors

February 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on GB Chamber makes generous donation to Bahamas Red Cross on behalf of corporate sponsors

The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) made a generous contribution to the Bahamas Red Cross Grand Bahama Centre last month to aid Hurricane Matthew victims and others in need across the island. Back in October, the GBCC launched a relief drive just weeks after the storm, calling on the corporate community to donate essential items […]

2501, 2017

GB Chamber discusses Grand Bahama’s future during HCA Review Committee visit

January 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on GB Chamber discusses Grand Bahama’s future during HCA Review Committee visit

In keeping with its commitment to open communication, the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce’s (GBCC) new executive board met with heads of the Hawksbill Creek Agreement Review Committee this month to establish familiarity between the review committee and the chamber’s incoming directors. During the visit, the GBCC executives formally introduced themselves and pledged to maintain […]

1901, 2017

GB Chamber commits to open communication with government agencies

January 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on GB Chamber commits to open communication with government agencies

Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) executives met with local heads of the Customs Department this month as part of a series of courtesy calls to various government agencies. Led by 2017 GBCC President Mick Holding, the newly elected Chamber executives expressed a desire to maintain friendly cooperation and open dialogue with the Customs Department, […]

1701, 2017

GB Chamber starts new year with Ministry for Grand Bahama visit

January 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on GB Chamber starts new year with Ministry for Grand Bahama visit

Newly elected executives of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) paid a courtesy call on Minister for Grand Bahama Dr Michael Darville last week as part of their 2017 mandate to foster open communication between the GBCC and Grand Bahama’s key stakeholders. The meeting at the Harold DeGregory Complex served as an opportunity for […]

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

1307, 2016

GBPA vice chairman to address GB Chamber members on Freeport future on Friday

July 13th, 2016|Monthly Business Luncheon, News|Comments Off on GBPA vice chairman to address GB Chamber members on Freeport future on Friday

The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) has announced that Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Vice Chairman Sarah St. George will serve as guest speaker for its monthly business meeting on Friday, July 15 at the Grand Lucayan Convention Centre.

The organisation has invited the entire business community to attend the event where Ms St. George […]

2806, 2016

Bahamas Financial Services Set To Feel Brexit’s Impact

June 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Bahamas Financial Services Set To Feel Brexit’s Impact

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) could have a significant impact on the Bahamas’ financial services industry, the Chamber of Commerce’s chairman urging this nation to be an “interested observer” of what unfolds.
“I think if we are serious about being an international financial centre, and we are not paying attention to events […]