The complete list of winners of the 2018 Salty Awards is online now!!
Chef Bill Jones, Deerholme Farm, and Chef Daniel Shipley, Farm’s Gate Food, are collaborating on an elegant dinner in support of The Root. They are collaborating on seasonal meal to be remembered!
Join us for the fall Chamber Member Mixer at the Harbour House Hotel's Woodley's Restaurant and Patio! This fun networking and social gathering is a great time to meet fellow Chamber members, prospective members and our volunteer Board of Directors. The fee to attend is only $10 and this includes your first glass of wine or beer and snacks provided by Woodley's. Raffle prizes featuring great Salt Spring provisions and cash bar. Join us on Wednesday, September 19th from 5-7 for some networking fun!
The Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that we continue to be Canada’s first Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre to become accredited members of Green Tourism Canada. Our “silver” re-accreditation was made official on August 3rd. We are proud to be working within this program to promote Salt Spring Island’s reputation as an eco-friendly destination where business and nature work together in harmony!
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.
2018 Salt Spring Island Canada Day Celebration presented by Thrifty Foods. Join us Friday, Saturday and Sunday - June 29 to July 1. Most events are free (unless noted otherwise). For more information, visit: www.saltspringtourism.com
2018 Annual General Meeting was held on June 6th at the Lion’s Hall – New Board of Directors and Executive Elected!
The Salt Spring Chamber AGM was held on Wednesday, June 6th from 5:30 to 6:30. We reviewed the past year's activities and events, provided a financial report and conducted an election of Directors for 2018/19. A Member Mixer followed with great networking, food and a cash bar.
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.