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September 30, 2014


Chamber Events

Come and meet your Board of Directors at the West Vancouver Chamber's AGM - 5:00pm TONIGHT

Sep 30 - Location: CapU Westerleigh Campus West Vancouver (Next to West Vancouver Chamber office)
West Van Chamber members - You are invited to attend the Chamber's Annual General Meeting TONIGHT, September 30. Meeting starts at 5 pm sharp at the CapU Westerleigh Campus, 2225 Marine Drive, next to the Chamber office. Come and meet your Board of Directors. We look forward to seeing you there.
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Oct 21 - Breakfast Meeting: Employment Program Opportunities for local Employers - Your Guide to Hiring Help

Location: Hollyburn Country Club - Creekside Room
Need help hiring the ideal employee? Join us for breakfast Tuesday, October 21 for a lively panel discussion on Employment programs that Employers can access to help find employees – many for free! Our expert panel will offer information on the many programs offered through the North Shore Job Developer Network, and how local employers can easily access them - Save time, money and get results! This event will be of interest to business owners, employers, HR staff and others looking for employees. Presenting Sponsor: Roper Greyell LLP - Employment + Labour Lawyers; Sponsor: North Shore Multicultural Society.
Members - 30.00, Non-Members - 35.00 Register or Learn More

Nov 12 - Chamber All Candidates Meeting, Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Location: Kay Meek Centre
Meet the candidates for Mayor and Council at the West Vancouver Chamber’s All Candidates Meeting at the Kay Meek Centre, Wednesday, November 12, 7:00-9:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the business community and West Van residents, admission is FREE. No registration is required. Come out and share your ideas of about how you would like your next Mayor and Council to approach your issues and concerns.
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Member Profile

Uokuni Sohonsha - Vancouver Office

Uokuni Group, a food service giant in Japan, has successfully held its prestigious position for the last 100 years. Under its operations banner are 2629 units, which in turn employ 18,199 people, with an annual trade equivalent to approx. $630,000,000 CAD. Since Uokuni was inaugurated in 1914, it has experienced broad expansion in the culture of food throughout Japan and overseas. Together with Japan's growing industrial sector, the Uokuni group has pursued an innovative program of meal preparation - "customer service oriented meal preparation" for industries, schools, hospitals, and every range of occupation. The Uokuni group conducts educational research and training of its members in Japan as well as overseas. We also offer informative courses on nutrition as well as host group conferences. 

Our Vancouver office operates as a satellite of the head office in Japan. Its functions include: providing worldwide market research, import and export assistance, and information on the latest trends in the food service industry. We also assist with negotiations and overseas familiarization visits for our head office. These visits encompass such activities as: visiting overseas food service sites and the latest food service outlets, food producers/factories, as well as attending food exhibitions.
For further information contact:
Kik Yamaguchi
Ph. 604-657-2806


West Vancouver Chamber introduces new Community Partner Membership

The West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce a new Community Partner Membership. This new membership offers our community member supporters the opportunity to have an increased profile within the Chamber’s promotional face and website presence. Current members may upgrade and new members can become a Community Partner… Full Story

West Vancouver Yacht Club special offer for West Van Chamber members

West Van Chamber Members! The West Vancouver Yacht Club, with its stunning waterfront setting in Fisherman's Cove, superb banquet facilities and attentive friendly staff, is the ideal venue for your special event. Book your Christmas or 2015 event Now & Save! We have an early Christmas present for your company Christmas party plans for 2014. Book before October 25th and each of your guests will receive a complimentary glass of Sparkling Wine upon arrival. Read more... Full Story

Business Development Bank of Canada offers tips on Strategic Planning for your business

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) website offers tips on simple strategic planning including a map that clearly breaks down the process into manageable chunks, explaining objectives and targets at every step. Strategic planning is one of those activities that many entrepreneurs shy away from because it seems daunting or overly complex. Yet it can make a world of difference to your company's ultimate success—or failure. Full Story

New Members

Boo La La Costumes
Healthy Presence
Lover Fighter dba Joanna Baxter Design
North Shore Multicultural Society
Uokuni Group
Vet Med Co.

Presenting Sponsor

Park Royal Logo

Grosvenor Logo

Chamber Benefits

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan is the # 1 plan in Canada! For employee benefits, covering over 25,000 small businesses across the country. ALL types of businesses are eligible for the program - no industry exclusions! Click here to learn more.

West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce has partnered with First Data Canada to provide members with lower transaction costs, a robust user-friendly on-line reporting tool and the latest electronic-payment technology for business.
Visa®  1.55%
MasterCard®  1.60%
Interac® Debit  $0.05

Please contact Honey Martin, 
your local First Data account executive.
Tel: 604-505-2430


By attending our networking events you can develop valuable connections that lead to business growth and personal success.

Membership pays for itself…

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