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February 24, 2015


Chamber Events

Bowen Island Business Showcase - Tables sold out! Free for the public to Attend! This Saturday, Feb 28

Feb 28 - Location: Bowen Island Community School Gym
The West Vancouver Chamber's first Bowen Island Business Showcase takes place THIS SATURDAY, February 28 from 10am to 2pm. It is free for the public to attend. Why not take a trip to Bowen this weekend and visit the Showcase! Over 30 West Van & Bowen businesses, services or community organizations will be there along with samples and food demo. Presenting Sponsor: First Credit Union. Food Demo Sponsor: Chef Matt Matheson's Vine & Garden. Media Sponsor: North Shore News. Click here to see participating businesses...
WV Chamber Member - 40.00, Non-Members - 50.00 Register or Learn More

Mar 3 - Education Workshops Series - NEXT WEEK! Tuesday, March 3 - Networking Tips!

Location: Capilano ElderU (Next to West Vancouver Chamber office)
Need some Networking Tips? Join us next Tuesday, March 3, from 5:000pm -6:30pm for "Networking", with guest speaker Carolyn Stern - part of our Education Workshop series to help you grow your business. Learn how to effectively work a room and promote your business. And coming up May 12, learn all about "Customer Service" with guest speaker Megan Sewell, GM of Sewell's Marina. Tickets $15 each workshop for members, $25 non-members.
Member (March 3 workshop only) - 15.00, Non-Member (March 3 workshop only) - 25.00, Member (May 12 workshop only) - 15.00, Non-Member (May 12 workshop only) - 25.00 Register or Learn More

Mar 24 - West Van Chamber Business Showcase 2015 - Tuesday March 24 -TABLES NOW ON SALE

Location: Capilano ElderU (Next to West Vancouver Chamber office)
The West Vancouver Chamber's Business Showcase takes place from 3pm to 7pm at Capilano ElderU classrooms, next to the West Van Chamber office. It will be free for the public to attend. Only 30 Tables are available for this event.
WV Chamber Member Table - 75.00, Non-Member Table - 100.00 Register or Learn More

Mar 26 - "Business After 5 - Networking Across the North Shore": Co-hosted by the West Van & North Van Chambers

Location: Boston Pizza
Join us for Business After 5- Networking across the North Shore! Co-hosted by the North Vancouver and West Vancouver Chambers, this event is your chance to network with the business community across the North Shore. Networking, appetizers & wine at 5:00pm. Presentation begins 5:45pm. Presenting Sponsor: Adaptive Marketing Solutions. Venue sponsor Boston Pizza. $25 Members of WV/NV Chambers; $35 non-Members.
West Van Chamber Members - 25.00, Non-members - 35.00 Register or Learn More

Member Profile

Update Your Member Profile!

West Van Chamber members:

Log in today to and update your Member Profile, add your company logo, and links to your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages.  Promote and advertise your company to a wider audience!  For more assistance, please contact the Chamber to set up a password or add your information at 604-926-6614 or

Members are welcome to display business cards and company brochures in the Chamber office. 


Business Excellence Awards 2015 - Nominations now Open!

The Chamber's President's Dinner & Excellence Awards will take place April 23rd at the Hollyburn Country Club. Award nominations are now open! Awards will be presented for: Citizen of the Year; Business Person of the Year, Best Big Business; Best Medium Business; Best Small Business; Best New Business, Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Business owners and managers may nominate themselves. Nominations CLOSE Monday, March 16, 2015 (NOTE THE EARLIER DEADLINE) Full Story

Relay for Life - Kick Off Event March 7 at YYoga, Park Royal Village

Relay for Life! This powerful event is one of the biggest fundraising events in Canada. Over 400 communities, 128,734 participants raised $42.2m in 2014. In the Lower Mainland 4 community relays, 2 universities, secondary schools and cancer awareness clubs participate. Money raised goes to the Canadian Cancer Society research/support programs. Join us as we Kick Off the event on Sat. March 7, 1:30-4:00pm at the YYoga at Park Royal. Enjoy a yoga class, refreshments; hear our guest speaker. Full Story

Free Webinar on Payroll Fundamentals offered by CRA Feb 27

The Canada Revenue Agency will be hosting a free and interactive webinar outlining employers’ basic payroll obligations for new businesses. This webinar will prove especially informative to individuals who are new to managing a payroll. More info... Full Story

New Members

BDO Canada LLP
Capilano University Social Membership
Michelle Vaughan
North Shore News
The Beacon

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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