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Gordon Street Marriott Conference Hotel

NANAIMO CHAMBER WELCOMES NEW HOTEL WITH MAJOR BOOKING REQUEST The Nanaimo Chamber has welcomed the confirmation of the Gordon Street Marriott Conference Hotel with a challenge to help host the 2021 Canadian Chamber of Conference Executive & Policy Convention —  a first for Nanaimo. The Conference is scheduled to visit the western provinces of Canada […]


Commercial Street Night Market

SUMMER NIGHT MARKET CELEBRATES DOWNTOWN NANAIMO The Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce is turning Commercial Street into a pedestrian mall every Thursday evening again hosting artisan vendors, entertainers, food and fun for Nanaimo families this summer. The inaugural Night Market event is June 20, followed by 11 Thursday night celebrations. Commercial Street from Terminal Avenue to […]

All-Candidates Forum for the federal byelection

NANAIMO CHAMBER ANNOUNCES ALL-CANDIDATES FORUM The Nanaimo Chamber announces it will be holding an All-Candidates Forum for the federal byelection called for May 6 in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding. “The community has come to expect this from the Chamber so we are pleased to offer an event that we’re becoming very well-practiced at,” according to Kim […]


New Website and Branding

We are so excited to announce that we have new branding.  Showcasing our new look we commissioned Box221 Digital Studios (a local marketing company) to handle all of our new look! With the new changes we have had made to the website making it easier for our members to access information, we also offer a […]

Nanaimo Business Awards

VOTING NOW OPEN! Click here to vote The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize ‘leaders and achievers’ in this 19th annual celebration. Held at the Port Theatre on April 11th, 2019 the Awards Gala will honour individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations that have contributed to the fabric and growth of the Nanaimo community. The […]

Nanaimo Business Resource Handbook + Relocation Guide

Enhance your Directory Listing! 2019 will be the third year that the Nanaimo Chamber produces a ‘Nanaimo Business Resource Handbook + Relocation Guide’. Also known as the member directory, ads in the publication are sold exclusively to members, providing a unique channel to promote your business alongside high-demand content and the Membership listing. This exposure […]

Commercial Street Night Market

Thank you Nanaimo!!! What a summer that was… somewhere around 50,000 people visited downtown Nanaimo over the 11 weeks of the Commercial Street Night Market. We certainly found out there is a lot of interest in downtown, and in its ultimate success as the heart of our community. We were so excited to host food […]



  1. INVESTING IN YOURSELF STRENGTHENS THE COMMUNITY Help to nurture a strong business climate in Greater Nanaimo that supports attracting and retaining the best and brightest operators, employees, customers, and investors. 2. NETWORK FOR FUN AND PROFIT Maximize your business prospects by connecting socially with customers and suppliers and creating new connections at our […]

She Started it – Tech Women Founders Journey

Aug 10_Press Release_She Started It Nanaimo “She Started It” Screening – Tech Women Founders Journey She Started It follows five young women over two years as they pitch VCs, build teams, bring products to market, fail and start again. The film takes viewers on a global roller coaster ride from San Francisco to Vietnam. Brought […]