• Nanaimo Chamber

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Position yourself to learn about new developments, policy changes and trends from high-level sources   Maximize your business prospects by connecting socially with customers and suppliers and creating new Nanaimo Chamber connections.

Member Benefits

Our negotiated member-to-member benefits will help reduce your day-to-day expenses – from insurance to payroll services, group health to gas and merchant card services.  Promote your business cost-effectively to a large core of stable businesses.

Nanaimo

Nanaimo is a vibrant urban centre found on the east side of beautiful Vancouver Island where an abundance of recreation and cultural opportunities exist.   Nanaimo gives residents a lifestyle second to none for living, working and playing.

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A Long Journey to Build Trust and Achieve True Reconciliation

Last week, tragic news broke of the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. On behalf of the Nanaimo Chamber membership, we express our deepest condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc…
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A Commentary from the Business and Tourism Sector

Over the past 15 months, Vancouver Island has battled COVID-19 and felt the impact of the virus on our mental health, our economic vitality and on our community spirit. British Columbia has fared well compared with many other jurisdictions…
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CEO ADDRESS TO THE 131st ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

While I have some remarks published in the report you’ve all received, I wanted to depart from that and use my minute or two here to comment on some of the details of the year 2020. Starting March 13 last year, our world went into a spin nobody…
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Restaurants Require Relief

Chamber Executives from around BC met on Tuesday in our bi-weekly Chamber Coffee Chat. Of course, the main topic of conversation was the announcement by the Premier around new restrictions and closures – restaurants and pubs being the most…
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A NEW BIA… DOWNTOWN NANAIMO’S BEST SELF-HELP TOOL!

In 2017 the Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association suspended operations and businesses downtown quickly discovered the difference between having a group functioning to support business success and having nobody leading the way. Since…
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CHAMBER REPORT – March 1, 2021        

2021 opened up NOT with a clean slate, but with a continuing murky slate. The pandemic is a reality impacting everybody, including all local businesses, for nearly a year now. It’s changed all of our daily lives and certainly turned the…
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Minute Men Moving & Storage

Minute Men Moving & Storage Facility Upgrade You may have heard that Minute Men Moving & Storage is expanding their facilities.  They are currently in the process of building a new warehouse, which is expected to be finished by April…
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2019 Nanaimo Busines Awards – Best Inclusive Employer

COCO Café is a Social Enterprise with a mission to provide employment, training, and socialization opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.  Their business model is unique to them.  Most similar community programs are just…
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2019 Nanaimo Business Awards – Best in Arts & Entertainment

The purpose of The Port Theatre Society is to stimulate and enhance artistic, cultural, and economic activity of central Vancouver Island.  At the Port Theatre they host 110,000 people each year to enjoy a variety of cultural performances and…

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