Travel to Gabriola is steadily climbing with a jump in guests at our Visitor Centre predicted again beginning this May! Here are some considerations to help you prepare for the busier season ahead complete with Chamber Member choices for each…

 

Map out your Marketing:

 

How will you connect with your customers? Is your website and social media up to date? Do you have promotions planned? Does your signage need updating?

 

Drifter Media for graphic design
Gabriola Sounder for local newspaper advertising
Gallery Press for business cards, posters and other printing
OceanColleen for website support
Pearls&Poets for editing and communications
Vintage Sign Projects for custom signage

 

Advertise in our new Visitor Coupon Booklet!

 

Schedule Repairs and Maintenance:

 

Are you up-to-date on water testing? Electrical and plumbing needs? Are there repairs you’ve been putting off? Can you clear clutter?

 

Aquality Service for water testing and treatment
Arbutus Home Building Centre for DIY supplies and equipment rentals
Clean Slate Home Care for a deep clean of your space
The Gabe Shop and GIRO for gently-used donations and recyclables
Gabriola Disposal for garbage removal
Grounds Control for a landscaping clean-up
Mid-Island Co-op for propane or other fuel fill-ups
Oceanside Electric for electrical services
Rombough’s Auto Detailing for a clean of service vehicles
Summer Rain Water Delivery for a cistern top-up
Waypoint Projects for plumbing, heating, gasfitting, and more

 

Support your Staff:

 

Do you need to hire additional people? Are there team-building activities you can plan? Volunteer opportunities that give a boost to your business and our local community?

Gabriola Fitness Centre for physical health (Chamber Members get a discount!)
Gabriola Land & Trails Trust for a group volunteer event
Ravenskill Orchard & Cidery for apple picking or after-hours social
Skol Pub, Surf Lodge, Woodfire for food and drink

 

Your Chamber Membership gives you access to great rates for employee health benefits too!

 

Learn how the Chamber can further support you this upcoming season with meaningful membershiphttps://gabriolachamber.ca/meaningful-membership-4-ways-chamber-membership-benefits-your-business-or-organization/