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December, 2017

  • 18 December

    Abaco Chamber Features Venture Capital Speaker

    The Abaco Chamber of Commerce arranged for Sean Brennen to talk about venture capital available for start-ups and expanding businesses at its Mix and Mingle held on December 8, 2017. Mr. Brennen spoke to the guests and directors of the Chamber in the conference room at Wally’s Restaurant. He represented …

November, 2017

  • 3 November

    Tourism Minister Visits Elbow Cay for Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle

    The Abaco Chamber of Commerce hosted their third quarterly Mix and Mingle in Elbow Cay on October 26, 2017 at Sea Spray Resort. The guest speakers for the evening were the Honourable Dionisio D’Aguilar – Minister of Tourism and Aviation; and Randy Butler – Sky Bahamas CEO. Min. D’Aguilar preceded …

September, 2017

  • 1 September

    Abaco Chamber Meets with Rotary Club

    On August 21 the Abaco Chamber of Commerce was invited by the Rotary Club of Abaco to make a presentation and fellowship with the Club members. Chamber president Vado Bootle was joined by several other members of the Abaco Camber – including Rotarian members who are a part of the …

June, 2017

  • 30 June

    Abaco Chmaber Participates in Annual BCCEC National Conclave

    The fourth Annual National Conclave was held by the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce in Nassau at the Bahamar Convention Center Wednesday and Thursday June 14 & 15, 2017 under the theme “Ease of Doing Business in The Bahamas”.

  • 30 June

    Aliv and Abaco Chamber of Hold Partnership Launch Party

    Aliv has recently become a corporate sponsor for the Abaco Chamber of Commerce offering the Chamber’s directors and membership benefits. Some of the benefits are obtaining an Aliv number/phone offering free calls from chamber to chamber members for one year, a free phone and two sim cards with a purchase of one of their packages. There was food and entertainment at the event.

April, 2017

  • 13 April

    Candidates Speak with Chamber Directors

    It was universally accepted that Abaco does not get a fair share returned for what its economy contributes to the Treasury. It was conceded that more authority needs to be given local government.

December, 2015

  • 11 December

    Abaco Chamber Elects New Board

    The Abaco Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting on December 1, 2015 at Bliss Coffee shop. The primary item on the agenda was the election of the board of directors. Eleven had been nominated and were elected by default as that is the required number. The new board will meet on December 19 to choose their officers from within the eleven.

October, 2014

  • 30 October

    VAT Workshop Well Attended

    The Abaco Chamber of Commerce along with the Chamber Institute, a Division of the BCCEC, conducted a VAT Workshop before about 200 people from across Abaco who came out to hear details regarding the implementation, registration and compliance of VAT for businesses.

February, 2014

  • 4 February

    Chamber hosts CPA to speak to Abaconian dual citizens on FACTA compliance

    On Jan 17 the Abaco Chamber of Commerce hosted a US based Certified Public Accountant to discuss the new FACTA taxes and taxation regarding dual citizens (Bahamian/U.S.A) living in Abaco. The CPA, Scott Williams, is a long-time visitor to Abaco. Over 120 people came to the meeting, which was held at the Anglican Hall.

January, 2013

  • 11 January

    Chamber hosts Abaco’s three administrators

    The directors of the Abaco Chamber of Commerce held an informative, interactive meeting on November 21 with Abaco’s three administrators: Senior Island Administrator Preston Cunningham from Central Abaco, Joshua Smith from South Abaco and Charles King from North Abaco.