The Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce, established in 1948, is a not-for-profit organization representing close to 300 business owners and individuals on the island. We seek to create and maintain a prosperous environment for business and industry, while protecting and enhancing the island’s sustainability and improving its economic viability.
The Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce is here to support you and your business! Learn more by clicking here…
I have been a member of Salt Spring Island Chamber for many years now, and found it to be a great resource for my business. There are many fantastic networking opportunities available, as well as keeping me in touch with the concerns, ideas and solutions in our local business community. I am so happy to be a Chamber member.
We are happy to sign our business up for a membership to the Chamber. Inclusion in the Welcome Bag Program will be a great way of gaining exposure for our business among the newly arrived to Salt Spring Island.
We are very happy with the support that the Chamber of Commerce has provided over the several years that we have been members. The referrals that we have received from Janet and the Chamber staff has made a real difference in our business. Do yourself a favour and join!
The Salt Spring Chamber AGM will be held on Wednesday, June 6th from 5:30 to 6:30. We will review the past year's activities and events, provide a financial report and conduct an election of Directors for 2018/19. A Member Mixer will follow with great networking, food and a cash bar. Free to attend!
Thank you for joining us for the Weekend of Action Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd coinciding Earth Day Celebrations. It ended with a gathering in Centennial Park for Earth Day. Starting at 9 am and going until 3 pm on Saturday and 3 pm on Sunday. On Saturday we focused on the harbour and beach clean up and on Sunday we focused on Ganges Village. The event will wrap up at Earth Day Celebrations in Centennial park going from noon to 5 pm.
The Board of Directors of the Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce has written to Minister Doug Donaldson, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources, to encourage a change in the designation of Salt Spring and the Southern Gulf Islands from urban to rural. We have this designation due to the Capital Regional District's urban designation.
Salt Spring Island's 2018 Home & Garden Show last weekend was a resounding success in attracting attendance of 1350 from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. Over 40 businesses including specialized trades, financial services, retail, alternative energy, building supplies and community service and volunteer organizations had the opportunity to "show and tell" islanders and their friends about their products and services, all available locally. This event was supported by the 320 members of the Salt Spring Chamber of Commerce.
We are happy to announce that the GISS Culinary Program is the recipient of part proceeds from the Chamber of Commerce hosted Sip & Savour Salt Spring. The event, a part of the Harvest Festival, took place October 21st at the Farmers Institute. The donation of $500 was presented in front of a giant Culinary Program logo at the High School on Dec. 21st.
Join host Sophie Fouron (from Waterfront Cities of the World) as she travels the globe to discover the unique lifestyles being lived out on islands. From Canada to Japan to Cape Verde, discover what similarities these island communities share, and what sets them apart. Starting on November 2nd, you can watch this great 1-hour episode on Salt Spring Island featuring our dear friend Arvid Chalmers. First the Food Network, now Island Diaries - Exciting!
Congratulations to the Salt Spring Economic Development Commission for your new website called Opportunity Salt Spring. It is well designed and full of great information on starting a business on the island, growing and existing business or relocating to this wonderful community.
The Foreshore is for single travelers or couples looking for an adult-oriented B&B experience. Our suite offers all the comforts of home and more. Relax rain or shine on a covered patio, hike nearby trails, bring your canoe or kayak, explore local attractions or take a day trip to a neighbouring island.
At the heart of Power Essentials on Salt Spring Island, BC is more than a decade of dedicated practice in bodywork and intuitive healing arts, fully supported by national registration and certifications.
Owned and operated by Sue Ramsey, Linda Ramsey and Gary Utter; Salt Spring Island Pharmasave is a family owned and operated pharmacy that has proudly served the community of Salt Spring Island since the early 1940's. With locations in both downtown Ganges and at the Ganges Market Village, the Pharmasave team is there to serve you with the same great Pharmacy products and services that they have provided for over 70 years.