Advertising Open for 21/22 Visitor Guide

One of the best ways to enhance your visibility is through the annual Visitor Guide, a comprehensive and sought-after source of information for all things Gabriola Island. With a distribution of 40,000 copies throughout Vancouver Island, across BC through our Visitor...

Cover Contest

Gabriola Island 2021/22 Visitor Guide COVER CONTEST  It’s the 2nd Annual Cover Contest for the Visitor Guide and once again we are looking for an original image that showcases the beauty and vibrancy of the island, this year with an off-season focus. We are looking...

Island Enterprise Zone Survey

Here on Gabriola we share a commitment to preserve and protect our island community. The Gabriola Chamber of Commerce is a diverse group of entrepreneurs and family-owned enterprises who work together for the common good of our island community by providing services,...

GROW Your Market Outside of BC

Diversify your market. Export today. Did you know you have free one-to-one access to an expert advisor in your region who specializes in exporting? Export Navigator is a program that offers free expert guidance to B.C. businesses on exporting. No matter your size or...

Business Award Winners 2020

Congratulations to the WINNERS of the 2020 Business Awards! A huge thank you to all of the community members who submitted thoughtful and uplifting nominations, we had over 60 in total!  Make sure to follow this Chamber Facebook page as we will be sharing more about...

Gabriola Chamber AGM – Feb 3, 2021

You are invited to attend the Gabriola Chamber of Commerce online 2020 AGM! Join fellow Chamber Members, Directors and Staff as we acknowledge the accomplishments and efforts contributing to the successes of the past year, and share plans for the future. To close the...

Business of the Year Awards

Happy New Year, Gabriola! Let’s show some love to our business community! It’s time to submit your nominations for the Business of the Year Awards. 2020 was quite a year and it’s more important than ever to recognize the incredible community on...

Did you know?

In the past 2 years the Chamber has helped launch 5 new island businesses. supported over 40 individual businesses through one-on-one services. assisted in the development of 8 business plans for local enterprise. hosted 16 events for networking, learning and business...
Meet the Maker – Fran Usher

Meet the Maker – Fran Usher

Featured Yellow Flag Chamber Member The Gabriola Chamber would like to introduce you to Frances Usher, sculptor and painter! Hello! I’m Fran Usher Straddling BC and Ontario for most of my life, and raising a family in the east, no wonder our clan is spread...
Meet the Maker – Anita Jackel

Meet the Maker – Anita Jackel

Featured Yellow Flag Chamber Member The Gabriola Chamber would like to introduce you to Anita Jackel of Indian Summer Leather Design!   My name is Anita Jackel and my business is Indian Summer Leather Design. I am passionate about creating colourful, versatile,...
Meet the Maker – Melinda Wilde

Meet the Maker – Melinda Wilde

Featured Yellow Flag Chamber Member The Gabriola Chamber would like to introduce you to Melinda Wilde of Our House Art Studio!   Hello! I’m Melinda Wilde and I’ve been creating fine works on paper for over 30 years. In the last few years, I’ve gravitated to...

Volunteer Opportunity

The Gabriola Visitor Centre opens July 1st and is seeking one or two more volunteers. If you or someone you know has a love and passion for our beautiful island; likes interacting with and meeting people; enjoys sharing knowledge about Gabriola; and would enjoy a...
Couch Fest! Tickets NOW ON SALE!

Couch Fest! Tickets NOW ON SALE!

The “Big Night In” is finally here! We encourage you to make an event of it! Put a blanket out on the lawn, connect some good speakers, order take-out, and serve up some special drinks. Dress up and dance while watching your favorite performing artists...

UPDATED! COVID-19 Information April 22nd

The Gabriola Chamber is working hard to support the local businesses through this trying time, as well as inform them and link them to resources. Below are some documents to provide helpful information. The first is to inform the local population on what business...

Gabriola Island visitor guide brochure

The 2021/22 Visitor Guide will build upon the momentum of the design change f rom last year. Although it wasn’t the regular visitor kind of year, the new look and feel of the Gabriola Visitor Guide received great reviews. This year there will be some tweaks to make it...

SNEAK PEAK at the Gabriola 2020-2021 Brochure!

There is a new look and feel to the brochure this year! The design focuses on off-season promotion, storytelling and engaging our visitor with our genuine gulf island vibe. The advertising options will be live for purchase on our website this week! Come to the AGM...

RFP for Graphic Design of 2020 Brochure

The Gabriola Chamber is seeking a Graphic Designer to work with us for the 2020 Gabriola Visitor Guide. The Gabriola Chamber embarked on creating a visual identity for the many aspects of island life in 2018/19. Three interconnected websites launched in July 2019 and...
Volunteer for the Gabriola Visitor Centre

Volunteer for the Gabriola Visitor Centre

The Gabriola Visitor Centre is seeking volunteers. If you or someone you know has a love and passion for our beautiful island; likes interacting with and meeting people; enjoys sharing knowledge about Gabriola; and would enjoy a non-physical, low-stress volunteer...