West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Newsletter January 4, 2017
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 West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce presents   
North Shore Business Showcase 
Saturday, January 14, 2017 
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Park Royal Shopping Centre South Mall, 2nd Floor

The Chamber's 4th Annual North Shore Business Showcase will take place on Saturday, January 14, 2017, on the second floor of Park Royal Shopping Centre South Mall (near the Food Court). The event will be open to the public.

This Showcase offers an excellent opportunity to showcase your business or service organization. Only 26 WHOLE Tables (or 52 HALF Tables) are available!  
Presenting Sponsor
Loblaws City Market - Park Royal, West Vancouver 

Media Sponsor

Venue Sponsor

Early bird Rate (UNTIL THIS FRIDAY, January 6, 2017):                                                
Member HALF TABLE $100    Member WHOLE TABLE $250
Non-Member HALF $175    Non-Member WHOLE $400
The WHOLE table is 6 feet x 30"; HALF table 3 feet x 30". 

Regular Rate (from January 7, 2017):
Members HALF TABLE $125    Member WHOLE TABLE  $275
Non-Member HALF TABLE  $200    Non-Member WHOLE TABLE $440

Important Note: One company cannot buy two half tables. Very limited display space is available for participants of this Showcase: displays will be limited to the TABLE TOP ONLY - i.e. no signs/posters/displays will be allowed on the floor next to tables. No food prep is allowed at tables.  First come, first served! Tables will be assigned on a first come/first served once registered and paid.  The early bird rate ends on January 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

Businesses confirmed to date:

Bella Ceramica
Bett McLean Coaching & Counselling
Bowen Island Golf Club
Canadian In Home Care
CareAge Home and Health Inc.
Hollyburn Eye Clinic
Hollyburn Funeral Home 
Home Instead Senior Care
Loblaws City Market – Park Royal West Vancouver
Marina Giokas  – Rodan+Fields
North Shore News
Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise
Teresa De Cotiis - RE/MAX Masters Realty
The Math Scene Ltd.
Tourism Bowen
YWCA WorkBC Employment Services Centre-North Shore

There will be a PRIZE DRAW for the public for a chance to win a fabulous Food Gift Basket from Loblaws City Market Park Royal. A $250 value! 
Yes, I want a Table!

Business after 5 @ Hearthstone Brewery! 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
5:00p m to 7:00 pm

Hearthstone Brewery

1015 Marine Drive, North Vancouver (at Mackay Road)

Join us for Business after 5 in the New Year at Hearthstone Brewery.  This fun mix and mingle networking event will be followed by a tour of the Brewery.

About Hearthstone Tap & Forno:

Hearthstone Brewery is the newest craft brewery on the North Shore.

"The word "Hearthstone" refers to the base of a fireplace, and is often used as a representation of warmth and home. Hearthstone brews beer as a form of self-expression, but also to bring people together. Friends, family and strangers alike coming together over a pint." 

Ticket includes appetizers and one glass of beer 
West Van Chamber Members $25  Non-Members $40

Thank you to our Sponsor:


Buy a Ticket to Hearthstone event

Social Media Breakfast 

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
7:30 am – 9:00 am
West Vancouver Memorial Library – Welsh Hall
1950 Marine Drive

Presented by the
 West Vancouver Memorial Library
Supported by the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce 

TOPIC: "Marketing & Branding Tips for Small Business/ Home-based business"
Our Guest Speaker: Cyri Jones
Cyri Jones has over 20 years of business experience specializing in marketing, information technology, entrepreneurship & project management. He is the Founder of ZEN Portfolio Networks Inc., a social learning network for teachers and students.  Cyri is also on the Faculty of Capilano University in the School of Business. He has written numerous articles for Business in Vancouver about digital marketing, web development, funding for tech startups and more.
Admission is free, but Registration is required. A light breakfast will be served.
or call the Chamber office: 604-926-6614
Event Schedule:
7:30am to 8:00am – Registration, light breakfast, Networking 
8:00am to 8:50am – Presentations/ Q & A

Thank you 
West Vancouver Memorial Library


Member Profile

I. Sidorik & Company Ltd.

We are a Chartered Professional Accountant firm helping start-ups, small businesses and individuals with their tax, accounting and bookkeeping needs. Our business model is based on the progress of the modern times; hence, we emphasize the exploitation of the latest technological advancements reaching the maximum efficiently of your financial goals. We also help your accounting to go paperless and stress free.

Max Sidorik, Manager
I. Sidorik & Company Ltd. 

Vancouver location:
#402-1477 W Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2S3

Bowen Island location:
#23-455 Bowen Island Trunk Road
Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G2



MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones hosts free info session for employers re Canada Summer Jobs Program

Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, MP West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, invites employers to attend a free information session.  A representative from Service Canada will share information on the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program and will discuss strategies on how to strengthen applications.
The deadline for applications is January 20th, 2017 and local non-profit organizations and businesses are encouraged to apply.
Monday, January 9, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Welsh Hall, West Vancouver Memorial Library
1950 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

Business Development Bank shares some of its popular articles.

The BDC has put together a list of some of their most popular articles for your New Year reading:

BDCFree and low-cost accounting software for your business

BDC4 ways to assess your business performance using financial ratios

BDCHow to write a business plan

BDC7 sources of start-up financing

BDCHow to evaluate a potential business acquisition


Not a member yet?  We hope you will Join Us! 

Drop by the Chamber office at 2235 Marine Drive (at 22nd Ave.) or
Contact Debbie Janson, Membership & Events Manager   (604)926.6614
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