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Business Walk - Thank You!

A very big thank you to the business community for your warm reception and thoughtful comments during the Business Walks held on Wednesday, June 10. Teams of two volunteers (one from the Chamber and one from the Town) went door to door with a short set of questions about   business successes, barriers, and solutions that might improve business in this community.  
Unfortunately, we were not able to reach every commercial address in Upper Gibsons on June 10. It simply took longer than we estimated to walk the routes, especially since so many business owners had so much to say! We are trying right now to schedule an additional Walk date.  However, in the meantime,
Data from this survey is being compiled and will be presented by the Town and the Chamber for Small Business Month in October.

Upcoming Workshops

Workshop canceled for family emergency
Thurs. June 25
What is Co-Working? with Mark Cameron

Thanks for Coming!

It was a great evening at our Business Social and AGM, and we've posted a Facebook photo album, thanks to John McGee of Clarity Video Services.
SPECIAL THANKS to our keynote speaker Mark Brand, and to our sponsors and supporters:
  • Coastal Dream Builders
  • Cove Media
  • Lady Sail
  • Net Bookkeeping
  • Persephone Brewing
  • Sunshine Care Network
  • The Travel Agent Next Door

GDCC Supports Ferry Fiscal Fairness Campaign

The Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce fully supports the Powell River Chamber of Commerce's campaign to make Fiscal Fairness part of the BC Ferry Corporation's mandate. See more details.

George Hotel Statement of Support

The Board of Directors of the Gibsons Chamber has issued a Statement of Support for the George Hotel proposal.

Sunshine Coast BC Business News and Information

  • Why House Prices May Stay High in Canada
    Jun 2, 2015
    Two factors mitigate against a downturn in Canadian housing prices: the continued weakness in the global economy; and the seemingly insatiable demand from overseas for the relative safety of the Canadian economy and Canadian real estate.
  • Sechelt Chamber Champions Clean Technology at Provincial AGM
    May 29, 2015
    The Sechelt and District Chamber of Commerce had their policy on Clean Technology and the Renewable, Sustainable Energy Sector in B.C. passed at the BC Chamber AGM in Prince George.
  • Canada Ranks Number Two in G7 for Entrepreneurship
    May 29, 2015
    "...we have a tremendous number of startups, but the number of established businesses is not that much out of line with other places, so there’s a huge churn. We still have great difficulties assisting small companies to grow to be big companies.”
  • Why do Markets Crash in the Autumn?
    May 21, 2015
    Over and over again, in years such as 1929, 1987 and 2008, markets crash in the autumn. Lily Fang, an MIT professor, investigated the "September Effect" and several other curious behaviours of financial markets.
  • Proportion of Seniors in BC Growing Rapidly
    May 14, 2015
    Gibsons Mayor Rowe and CAO Emanuel Machado are quoted in this Vancouver Sun article, which says that the number of seniors in B.C. is growing at four times the rate of working people. Gibsons is predicted to be the second oldest BC area by 2030.
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Sunnycrest Mall, Unit 20
900 Gibsons Way,
Gibsons BC

Mailing Address
PO Box 1190,
Gibsons, BC
V0N 1V0

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