Join us on Wednesday, Feb 22nd, for this member and guest event co-hosted by the Chamber and the SSI Public Library. Sponsored by Island Savings! We are meeting with organizations on Salt Spring Island in a session we are calling “Collaboration and Building Community”. Hear from several leaders about their projects and programs, goals for 2017 and how we can work together to make a better Salt Spring for all. The price is only $15 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members and includes coffee, tea and breakfast. Bring business cards for networking before and after the presentations. Doors at 8 am, presentations from 8:30 onward.
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.
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.
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!
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!
The Chamber Board is happy to announce that a 5-Year Strategic Plan has been developed to guide the organization from 2016-2020. The plan defines our mandate and objectives, working towards benefiting members and the Salt Spring community as a whole. Our tagline has been changed to reflect the work outlined in the plan, which is now: "Bringing Business and Community Together".
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President Li Read and other guests are interviewed by Shaw TV for their show “Go”. They featured several local businesses from Vancouver Islands and chatted with us along the Ganges Waterfront. See the interview here […]
Here are the words for writer Tara Henley: ” From the moment that the plodding BC Ferry backed out of Tsawwassen Harbour in Vancouver, the experience was vintage Gulf Islands. The views were as spectacular as ever. A vast expanse [...]