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!
March 17th and 18th - what a great weekend to be on Salt Spring Island as we host the Salt Spring Home & Garden Show. If you are a fan of HGTV, you will want to be at this great event showcasing local designers, landscapers, construction a trades professionals, along with service and recreation providers. Join us at the Salt Spring Home & Garden Show and meet with up to 50 vendors who will be showcasing local design expertise, construction services and advice, garden care, water collection and conservation, creative décor and design ideas and special home services that you did not realize were offered on Salt Spring! Invite friends who are new to the island or are considering moving here so they know about all of the amazing talent.
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 Salt Spring Chamber AGM was held on June 14th. We reviewed the past year's activities and events, providing a financial report and conducting an election of Directors for 2017/18. Congratulations to the New Board of Directors and Executive Committee chosen on July 5th!
We are pleased to announce that the Salt Spring Island community will celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday in Style! The Salt Spring Chamber of Commerce and the CRD – Salt Spring, with funding support from the Salt Spring Island Foundation, have collaborated to present: 150 Days of Fun on Salt Spring Island!
Salt Spring Island's New Home & Garden Show last weekend was a resounding success in attracting attendance of 350 on Friday night and 950 on Saturday. 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.