Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce
Gabriola Chamber Membership Benefits
*New Benefits for 2020/2021!
Chamber Toolkit *
free rental and support to use:
- Action Camera (Go Pro)
- Local Stock Imagery
- Loaner laptop for those unfortunate situations
- Access to Zoom for business use
business information, projects, learning, funding and advertising opportunities
Free or reduced rates to Chamber Workshops. The Chamber hosts between 4-6 workshops a year.
with other businesses for collaboration, efficiency and referrals.
On the Chamber, Locals & Tourism Websites
Business listing on up to 3 websites with photo, description, contact info, social links, and direct link to your website.
In the Gabriola Visitor Guide
Our annual guide has a circulation of 35,000 copies. It is distributed via all major ferry routes, BC Visitor Centres, Nanaimo Tourism events and shows, and offered locally to every resident.
At the Visitor Centre
Brochure/business card racking at Visitor Centre
At your Studio or Farm
Green and Yellow Flag Program for Artists and Farmers
Island Good promotion *
Discount rates on Vancouver Island & the Gulf Islands largest collaborative marketing campaign and brand.
Gabriola Sounder *
Exclusive member advertising deals with the Gabriola Sounder – buy 10 get one equivalent ad free!
Gabriola Fitness Centre *
15% discount on fitness classes with Gabriola Fitness Centre
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Ads starting at $50
Insurance and Medical Plans
Cost effective Insurance and Extended Medical plans
Savings on business tools, such as:
- payment processing
- payroll services
- legal services
- HR services
- marketing services.
Discounts at Staples, Park’n Fly, Courier, Fuel and more.
Chamber Partner Discounts
Through a reciprocal agreement with the Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce, you can attend any of their Chamber events at the Nanaimo Chamber member rates.
Gabriola Chamber members can take advantage of many discount programs available through the BC Chamber of Commerce network.
Exclusive member advertising deals with the Gabriola Sounder -buy 10 get one equivalent ad free!
15% discount on fitness classes with Gabriola Fitness Centre
Discounts are Available Through These BC Chamber Partners
We care about your health! Access an exclusive member discount on online fitness classes through the Gabriola Fitness Centre. Chamber members save 15%! Join live classes or access the backlog of recorded sessions!
Buy 10 ads with the Gabriola Sounder and get your 11th FREE! For more details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Island Good is a collaborative marketing approach that showcases products, services and businesses that are locally owned and operated. Visit www.islandgood.ca or contact email@example.com more more information.
BC Business Magazine – Chamber members can access a one-year subscription to BC’s premiere business magazine for $12. Over 50% savings.
Staples Advantage – is the world’s largest business-to-business supplier of office essentials, print solutions, promotional products and office furniture solutions. Chamber members can access the Staples Advantage discount program, which provides savings on office...
Grand & Toy – Chamber members receive an average of 25% off competitor pricing. Receive up to 85% off 7,500 quality office products. Take advantage of all the wide selection of office, technology, furniture, cleaning, and promotional products.
Lenovo- receive discounts on Lenovo devices and accessories with up to 30% off the retail value. You get free shipping on all web orders, access to energy-efficient green technologies and award-winning service.
LegalShield – everyone deserves legal protection. LegalShield has been offering legal plans for the last 40 years. For just $26 a month or less, LegalShield gives you the ability to talk to a lawyer on any matter without worrying about high hourly costs.
ADP- is an all-in-one tool for HR, with solutions for payroll services with time allocation, time and attendance, human capital management and more. Chamber members receive discounts on all services at highly competitive prices.
Riipen - supports its customers to deliver and manage authentic work-related experiences, talent engagement and industry validated skills for top emerging talent at scale. Riipen’s cloud-based platform connects three distinct audiences -students, educations, employers...
Constant Contact is the source for all your online marketing. Create professional email campaigns with easy-to-use, fully customizable templates for: newsletters, announcements, events and surveys. Giving you more ways to build your business and engage the community....
Payworks – innovative online solutions for payroll, human resources and employee time management to increase payroll accuracy and reduce costly errors. Features include direct deposits, automatic government remittances, year-end tax filing/T4s submission and...
Spark Insurance – is our preferred partner for discounted non-profit and charity insurance. Spark aims to engage our communities with helpful educational resources combined with an honest, secure, and user-friendly insurance buying experience. The application takes...
VersaPay offers BC Chamber members industry leading payment processing, credit card terminals, and merchant account. Chamber members are offered preferential processing rates on Visa, MasterCard, debit and e-commerce. For more information, go to the VersaPay Chamber...
First Data is a leader in the electronic payment processing industry. Together we are ready to help you save more and sell more with preferred pricing and products tailored to suit your needs. First Data Chamber offer earn a $1000 Mastercard Gift Card if First Data...
Worldwide Savings for business or leisure travel Travel Discounts- Chamber members can access exclusive worldwide hotel and car rental discounts, powered by travel discounts. Hotel savings may be as much as 50% and average 10 to 20% below market rates. Savings on car...
Low Rates, Great Coverage Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan offered through Integral Wealth. The plan enables you to customize an employee benefits plan that matches your needs. Comprehensive medical, dental, life, dental, travel care, vision care and short-...
Chamber members receive a discount of 2 cents off per litre at the pump. SuperPass is the only one-card solution that gives you access to Canada’s largest gasoline and diesel network. Get all the benefits that come with the SuperPass – security features, customized...
Chamber members receive a discount of 3.5 cents per litre off the posted pump price at any Esso-branded service station in Canada. Whether your business is large or small, managing time and costs are always priorities. That’s why the Esso Business Card program offers...
Chamber members can earn up to 6 cents off per litre at Shell retail locations to help reduce the pain at the pump. With the Shell Fleet Card, members receive discounts off the pump price for gasoline and diesel and up to 30% off Car Washes at participating locations....
Purolator Every day the Purolator network successfully delivers more promises to more points across Canada than any other parcel and freight solutions provider. As a member of the Gabriola Chamber, you are entitled to even greater value when you choose the Purolator...
Park’N Fly offers BC Chamber Members exclusive, lower-than-web rates which can be used for both leisure and business travel. BC Chamber Members that travel frequently can register online to expedite their service and receive the discount automatically every time you...