Published On: Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Comox Valley Chamber Preparing for Small Business Month

Comox Valley Chamber Preparing for Small Business Month

- Dianne Hawkins is president and CEO of the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce. Reach her at dhawkins@comoxvalleychamber.com or 250.334.3234.

COMOX VALLEY - This fall the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to roll out a new event that shines a bright light on local business: The Comox Valley Business Expo on October 11. The Business Expo will highlight small to medium enterprises and those that service and grow small business.

On October 11 workshops focusing on future proofing your business, E-commerce and exporting, as well as cyber security will take place during the Expo. The Expo is free for the public to attend. Visit the Chamber booth and say ‘Hello!’ and enter to win door prizes.

97.3 The Eagle will be live on location! Vendors and sponsors are still being accepted for the Business Expo held at the Florence Filberg Centre in downtown Courtenay. A huge round of applause for premiere sponsor North Island College; Silver sponsor Blinds Bubbles Boutique; as well as Friends of the Expo sponsors Investors Group Central Vancouver Island North, and Tracey Gard: Edward Jones.

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In addition to the Business Expo the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present a curated calendar for October Small Business Month 2017. The calendar – to be published in the local paper and on the Chamber website - will outline workshops, events, networking opportunities, and more to propel your business forward. If you have an event or workshop in October and would like to be part of the Chamber’s Small Business month calendar call Julie at the Chamber office today: 250.334.3234.

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The Comox Valley Chamber welcomed a wide-range of dynamic businesses and organizations to the Chamber in August: Tracey Gard – Edward Jones, Houle Electric Limited and smarteyes! Vision Solutions Inc.

Long-term members always deserve a mention, not only for their continuing Chamber support but also for their long time success: Best Western Plus – The Westerly and Coastal Community Credit Union4th Street Branch celebrating 33 years as Chamber members. The local community paper Comox Valley Record joined the Chamber in 1986, and Water Pure & Simple joined the Chamber family in 1992.