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

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...
Sharing YOUR Love Local Words!

Sharing YOUR Love Local Words!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Winter Light Up Love Local Campaign! We had some INCREDIBLE and heartwarming submissions! We wanted to share what YOU all wrote in, sharing love, gratitude, memories & experiences from our friends, neighbours and local...

Marketing & Promotion Giveaway

This is the last of the Winter Light Up celebrations and it’s directly for the businesses… Welcome to the Marketing & Promotion Giveaway! In this contest, we have prepaid for services from Drifter Media, Violet Moon Marketing and the Sounder to create...

The Great Gabriola Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to The Great Gabriola Scavenger Hunt!  Friday, Feb 18th to Monday, Feb 21st 11 prizes to be won with a Grand Prize of $500 to spend locally! FIND THE LETTERS A-Z! The letters are placed around the island in 26 locations/ organizations. The 5 “Love...

Welcome to the Love Local Community Prize Basket

Enter to win our Community Prize Basket! What Do You Win? As part of our Love Local Campaign, the Gabriola Chamber has put together a Winter Light Up Community Prize Basket full of local goods, services and experiences! All items were locally purchased from artisans,...

Holiday Season Guide

Holiday Hours Click here: Holiday Season Guide Love Local Winter Light Up Happening this Saturday, December 18th. Gift Wrapping at the Visitor Info Centre from 10am-4pm Agricultural Coop Winter Market 10am-1pm Photos with Santa from 11am-1pm Live performance...

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...
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...