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List of Spirit of Christmas Light Up display – Vote on your Favourite!

Spirit of Christmas Vote for Your Favourite Christmas Light Display A sure sign of the holidays is the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce’s SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS Lights Display Contest. Homes and businesses participate in this decorating ‘competition’ to attract the attention of the community and claim bragging rights for their creativity! Click here to see […]

Thank you for making Business Expo a Success!

THANK YOU FOR MAKING BUSINESS EXPO A SUCCESS A huge thank you to all the Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Participants who came out for yesterday’s #NanaimoBusinessExpo. Hundreds of people walked through the Expo at Vancouver Island Conference Centre. Harris Kia took over the lobby with a selection of new vehicles to showcase. Coastal Community Credit Union […]

Tax Legislation Official letter to PM

  September 27, 2017 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Minister of Small Business Bardish Chagger; Minister of Finance Bill Morneau; Member of Parliament Sheila Malcolmson, Nanaimo Ladysmith; Member of Parliament Gord Johns, Courtenay-Alberni; Re: Opposition to Proposed Upcoming Federal Tax Legislation Changes The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce wishes to register its disappointment in the lack […]

Proposed Federal Tax Changes – Deadline Oct 2nd for feedback

5MinsforBiz TaxAttackonSmallBiz template letter_August 25 Watch the Video Meeting with Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce Businesses across Canada are speaking out against proposed federal tax changes that seriously threaten the future of small businesses, the medical and dental professions, farmers, and family businesses. The government has set a deadline of October 2, 2017 for feedback. We’re […]

Membership Luncheon September 13th – Coast Hotel Guest Speaker – Alison Duddy

Join us for a networking luncheon. Guest Speaker: Canadian Wheelchair Curling Champion silver & gold medalist, Alison Duddy, is an inspirational speaker with unique insight and perspective on the issue of accessibility for people with disabilities. Alison works with municipalities and businesses to address accessibility issues, provoke interest and improve awareness. Become motivated to be […]

Business Expo Brings Success

Title and Awards Sponsor October brings us the real onset of autumn, the understanding that we’re beyond back to school and back to business, and the promise that the approaching season is among the busiest for many businesses. That’s part of the reason why October is Small Business Month in BC. an occasion celebrated to […]


NANAIMO – MAY 5, 2017 2017 BUSINESS AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED Nineteen excited businesses and non-profit organizations received top honours at Nanaimo’s 17th Annual Business & Achievement Awards in the Port Theatre Thursday night. “Out of over 125 nominations, 57 finalists were chosen by an independent judging panel and the winners were the top-ranked among those […]

Chamber Gives Federal Budget Passing Grade

NANAIMO – March 23, 2017 CHAMBER GIVES FEDERAL BUDGET PASSING GRADE   Chambers of Commerce across Canada gave the federal budget a C+ grading at best, as did the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce, citing efforts of the Liberal government to limit deficit growth this year with less robust spending. “Highlighted items include benefits to […]