Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce

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AGM & Business Awards

You’re Invited! AGM & Business Awards

 

Join us online Thursday, February 9th at 7pm for our AGM and Business Awards!

This free event is for any and all community members and is a great chance to learn more about the Chamber and our role on Gabriola. Please encourage other local business owners and enthusiasts to join!

Register on Zoom HERE and receive a link to our virtual AGM. We’ll also send a reminder along with reference materials beforehand.

>>>Click HERE to Register

 


 

We want your input! Business Award Nominations

Help us select our winners by nominating standout local businesses and sharing why you think they deserve one of these awards:

🌟 Business of the Year

🌟 New Business

🌟 U40 Entrepreneur

Any business on Gabriola is eligible to be nominated. Please include a brief rationale to help our Awards Committee evaluate all nominations. Winners will be announced at the Chamber AGM on Thursday, February 9th, 2023. Register HERE to join online.

>>> Click HERE to Nominate Now

 


3 Articles to Celebrate 2021 Winners

Find inspiration for your nominations for our 2022 Chamber award winners by learning about our 2021 winners…

🌟 Page’s Resort Group: Business of the Year Award 2021
🌟 Gabriola Disposal: New Business Award 2021
🌟 Aquality Service: U40 Entrepreneur Award 2021

Click to read more about each of these businesses: their story, their successes, and their Love Local commitment.

Past Chamber News

Gabriola Disposal: New Business Award 2021

Gabriola Disposal: New Business Award 2021

The New Business Award celebrates courage, dedication, and innovation in the local business community. Gabriola Disposal, our 2021 New Business Award winner, is a welcome addition to the services offered on Gabriola. Despite the challenges of Covid and as new parents,...

Page’s Resort Group: Business of the Year Award 2021

Page’s Resort Group: Business of the Year Award 2021

Business of the Year recognizes a local enterprise that goes above and beyond for Gabriola’s economic development and this past year’s recipient is no exception. Page’s Resort Group owner/operator, Gloria Hatfield, has been pouring her heart and soul into the business...

Aquality Service: U40 Entrepreneur Award 2021

Aquality Service: U40 Entrepreneur Award 2021

The Under 40 Entrepreneur Award is a newer award that celebrates and supports younger Gabriolans in their local business development. Each of our award winners this past year have something in common - community commitment and local collaboration, which are the...

Bring Woodfire Home with Woodfire Spice Blends

Bring Woodfire Home with Woodfire Spice Blends

Woodfire Restaurant, located in Gabriola’s Village core, offers more than great pizza and grill. The cozy venue is an integral community establishment for celebration and connection and a favourite for hungry visitors to the Island. Owners, Chris and Sharon Hooton,...

Reserve your ad space! NEW Gabriola Visitor Map

Reserve your ad space! NEW Gabriola Visitor Map

Our 2022/23 Gabriola visitor publication has a new look and feel – we’re replacing the magazine format with a brochure-style map! The map is 3.5” x 8.5” folded and 21” x 17” when open - the perfect size to tuck in a pocket while exploring and display as a souvenir...

Circular Economy Accelerator Program

Circular Economy Accelerator Program

Circular Economy Accelerator Program A new business accelerator program is launching on Vancouver Island and on the Sunshine Coast to spur the transition to a sustainable, resilient economy. The Circular Economy Accelerator Program, an initiative of Vancouver Island...

Job Posting Executive Director

Job Posting Executive Director

The Gabriola Chamber of Commerce is seeking an Executive Director! The Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce was established in 1986. Chamber members are a diverse group of entrepreneurs and family-owned enterprises. Members work together for the common good of our...

Farewell to Executive Director

Farewell to Executive Director

The time has come to give thanks and show gratitude to the Gabriola Chamber's outgoing Executive Director, Julie Sperber. Julie has a new horizon as the President and CEO of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance, the most significant Vancouver & Gulf Island...

Business Spotlight: Gabriola Arts Council

Business Spotlight: Gabriola Arts Council

An interview with Carol Fergusson, GAC Executive Director Gabriola Arts Council is at the core of our vibrant artist community on Gabriola Island. The last two years have been lackluster for events and gatherings due to the pandemic, and there is so much creativity...