Play

We are

business owners.

your community.

the Chamber.

Explore Parksville

View Our Businesses

The Parksville Chamber of Commerce's Business Directory is the fastest way to get your new local business off the ground fast.

Image is not available

Parksville.

British Columbia.

Image is not available
Image is not available

Watch your business take off in

Parksville

Image is not available

People come here to Have Fun

Parksville, B.C.

Image is not available

Families come here to Relax

Parksville, B.C.

Benefits of Membership

Group Health Insurance, Hotel and Travel Discounts and more...

Image is not available
Slider

 

awardslogo 2018 outlines

IMG 1061

 

The Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce is honoured to announce the winners of the Business Achievement Awards. The awards gala held last night at the Parksville Centre was full of energy and excitement. Another SOLD OUT event. Emceed by Dave Graham, 88.5 the Beach and Jeannie Maltesen, Chamber President elect. Finalists, past winners and guests celebrated the outstanding businesses in our community.

‘Hosting the Business Achievement Awards is an honour for the chamber. It represents months of work to make it just right and something our members can be proud of, but in the end, it is worth it! Finalists, winners, their families and colleagues are so supportive and it’s just a pleasure to be a part of. It’s important to us that we honour and support the great businesses in our community’ Kim Burden, Executive Director, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce.

‘Honoured and humbled to have Weather-Wise represent this incredible community while working alongside such a professional mindful team’ said Manager, Greg Matheson after accepting the award for ‘Outstanding Workplace – Employer of the Year’

6 category winners and a special Community Spirit Award recipient:

Category Award Winners:

Service Excellence Award Winner:

  • Chris Grundmann, Island Automotive

Small Business of the Year

  • Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

Large Business of the Year

  • Harris Oceanside Chevrolet, Buick, GMC

Outstanding Workplace – Employer of the Year

  • Weather-Wise Cedar Products

Young Professional of the Year

  • Hollie Quiring, RBC Royal Bank

Not for Profit of the Year

  • Parksville Beach Festival Society

We are so pleased to be able to present the Community Spirit Award which recognizes a business or individual that demonstrates exceptional commitment to developing and encouraging community spirit and pride. This award sponsored by and selected by the Society of Organized Services (SOS) was presented to Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and Conference Centre.  

2018awardsposter resized

 

 

October 13, 2018 - Gala & Auction night!

Each year the gala brings the business community together for an evening of gourmet food, fun, dancing and a lively auction. The Chamber transformed the Parksville Community Centre with the theme 'All that Glitters'.  And Glitter we did, from the glittery decor to the sparkley outfits.... we definitely glittered! The Gala is our annual fundraiser for the Chamber and individuals and business community support the Gala in so many different ways.  There were fun games and prizes to be won, a wonderful 'Wall of Wine ' to win,  a lovely dinner by Spice of Life Catering, a unique silent auction and a very engaging live auction. Auctioneer Marc Bergevin from Adesa Richmond Public Auction was on hand to guide the live auction and did a great job! There were some fantastic items to bid on and such a variety. It really is through the generosity of our members and community partners that this event continues to delight our attending guests. 

Thank you to everyone who attended and to our special donors and volunteers a huge thank you from the Chamber Staff and Board of Directors.

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - August 2018

Sustainable growth and development in the Parksville/Qualicum Beach Region require that residents can obtain and maintain fulfilling, family-sustaining work, and that employers can recruit and retain workers who contribute to productivity, profitability and long-term viability.

In early 2018, The Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) and its partner, the Career Centre, identified two interrelated needs in the region:

• A lack of current and local labour market intelligence.

• No clear strategy to assist the region in ensuring a healthy, balanced labour market.

To address these issues, early in 2018 the Chamber secured funding from the Province of British Columbia to complete a Labour Market Analysis and a Labour Market Strategy.

Browse Our Business Directory

Accommodation

Accommodation

Restaurants

Restaurants

Business Services

Business Services

Home & Garden

Home & Garden

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Recreation

Recreation

Employment

Employment

Transportation

Transportation

  • Benefits of Membership

    Benefits of Membership

    The Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization comprised of over 430 businesses, professionals, residents and community groups working collectively to establish and promote businesses and services for the economic and social prosperity of Parksville and the surrounding areas.
  • Sand Castle Competition

    Sand Castle Competition

    The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting!
  • Parksville Fireworks Display

    Parksville Fireworks Display

    You won't want to miss this award-winning fireworks display simulcast to music! Be sure to tune in to 88.5 FM The Beach from your boat, car or portable radio. Come down to the beach and enjoy the show live. Fireworks to begin at dusk.
  • Summer by the Sea Street Market

    Summer by the Sea Street Market

    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 the end of August, from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm on Craig Street.

Find The Parksville Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Centre

Contact Our Visitor Centre We can help you get the most from your stay in our beautiful community!
Please contact us for information about moving to the Parksville area, operating, starting, and/or buying a business, events, activities and more.

  • 1275 East Island Highway
  • Parksville, BC, Canada
  • Telephone: 250.248.3613

PARKSVILLE CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP

From running a successful business
to enjoying a relaxed lifestyle,
the possibilities here are endless.

Membership has some
amazing benefits. Visit us and
find out more.

PARKSVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Networking, relationship-building and
gaining valuable exposure for your business.
How simple is that?

PARKSVILLE CHAMBER EVENTS

Arrow
Arrow
Slider