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Bocce on the Beach

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Join us for a day of fun on our beautiful beach.  Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.on the grounds of the Parksville Beach Resort, then head down to the beach with your team.  Dinner, prizes, tons of fun.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Click HERE for the registration form.

The Parksville & District Business Awards of Excellence

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UPDATE FEBRUARY 12, 2015:  NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED FOR THE 2014 AWARDS.  FINALISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

On March 12, 2015, the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Parksville & District Business Awards of Excellence at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort.  The Chamber’s strategic planning calls for a focus on business activities and we are proud to host these awards, to honour excellence in business. A business or person does not need to be a member of the Chamber of Commerce to be nominated.  All residents, employees and businesses of Parksville & District (Parksville, Nanoose Bay, French Creek, Errington, Coombs Bowser and Deep Bay) are eligible for nomination.  The deadline for nominations is 3 pm, February 11, 2015.

Nominations are being accepted for the following categories:

Business Excellence Award (over 15 employees)

Business Excellence Award (under 15 employees)

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

The Awards night is not only a chance to celebrate the successes of the finalists, but a great opportunity to meet, greet and network with the many contributors of our community. Tickets may be reserved by calling the Chamber office at 250-248-3613. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available for those who would like to contribute to this special celebration.

Use our online form to nominate an outstanding individual or business for this year's Business Awards of Excellence, or download and print the form. Awards criteria is detailed on the downloadable form. The deadline for nominations is February 11, 2015. 

Summer by the Sea Street Market

Posted in Visitor Centre, Special Events

Looking for some summer fun?

The Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce invites you to come and experience the excitement of downtown Parksville’s annual Summer by the Sea Street Market being held every Tuesday night from mid June to the 1st of September, from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

Over 140 exceptional artisans offer everything from wrought iron work, rock candles to wooden toys; we definitely have something for everyone. Add tasty food and food trucks and a fabulous line-up of entertainment for your enjoyment. Come out and support our local merchants, as well as vendors traveling from all over Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

If you're interested in becoming a vendor, fill out our online form or download and print the .pdf here.  

Fantasy Auction

Posted in Chamber News, Special Events

A night of fun(d) raising!

Photo credit: Island Moments Photography

30th Annual Fantasy Auction.  

On October 25, 2014, the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 30th Annual Fantasy Auction.  We're going "BACK TO THE FUTURE!", back to the beginning, in 1984!  We're planning some surprises, and some familiar favourites, with a tapas style dinner catered by Stewart's Catering. Featured entertainment and dancing will be by Eddie and the Funk. 

The Fantasy Auction is a night of fund raising! Your Chamber of Commerce takes on many responsibilities and projects within our community, such as economic and social development (business start up and relocation counseling, residential relocation packages, retail promotions, etc), Community Awards night, and hosting public meetings. As well, the Chamber of Commerce operates the Visitor Centre year round.

Join Us

The annual Fantasy Auction fundraiser includes a gourmet tapas-style dinner, Silent and Live Auctions, draws and dancing! It’s one of Parksville’s premier social events and you don’t have to be a Chamber of Commerce member to enjoy this special night. Just call 250-248-3613 for your tickets, which are $75 each, $550 for a table of 8 or $700 for a table of 10. Early bird pricing until July 24, 20214:  $65 pp.FREE SHUTTLE service is provided to get you home after the event.

Donate to a worthy cause

A member of our committee may be calling or dropping by your business to see you in the near future. We hope that you will consider supporting this event by making a donation. Click here to download the pledge form (pdf) or use our Fantasy Auction online pledge form and help out a worthy cause.

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