You may be eligible for a loan to buy, expand or establish a business.
Small Business BC’S MYBIZDAY....Connecting entrepreneurs to the Province's leading tools and resources.
Join us on October 21, 2015 at Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo to discover resources and programs available to your small business.
This FREE full-day event includes a mix of educational workshops, interactive... Read more
Tell us if your business is available for sale because - when the right opportunity comes along - we can match you with a buyer. Venture Connect knows it’s not good enough to buy any business; it’s about buying the right business for you. Venture Connect services are designed to help you find the business that best suits you and your... Read more
We are looking for small and medium manufacturing business' to participate in a national "Literacy, Essential Skills and Business Performance of Enterprises" research project conducted by Community Futures offices across Canada.
The project is aimed at manufacturing business with 20-50 employees and the information you receive will be valuable during the hiring process, will be useful to increase productivity and supply you with current knowledge of the effect of improving the literacy and essential skills of your team.
The process is fully facilitated by us to make it as easy as possible. At the end of the project, you'll receive full details from all 48 participating businesses which you can use as a benchmark when evaluating you progress against other manufacturers.
"One of our original mandates was to create employment through self-employment in turn diversifying local, often single industry, communities,” says Jolynn Green, Executive Director of Community Futures Central Vancouver Island. “To be celebrating 30 years of helping entrepreneurs through business exploration, start up, expansion, and succession, is incredibly exciting.” Community Futures Central Island is celebrating its 30th Anniversary on Sept 17, 2015 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at the Port Theatre lobby. For more information or to RSVP please contact email@example.com
- No Host bar
- catered appies
- client showcases
- photo booth
- cake and balloons, of course!
Written by Danielle Cunningham
Launched in March 2014, Sockeye Technologies (SockTech) is a company that provides enterprises around the globe with a software program that assists with maintenance and labour supply. Since the business’ inception, Chief Executive Officer, Charles Hamer and Founder, Stephen Bisanz and their team of 8 professionals have extended their services to 12 multi-national organizations with numerous sites,... Read more
Angie and Bruce Barnard
Written by Danielle Cunningham
In 2003, Angie and Bruce Barnard purchased the Painted Turtle Guesthouse, a European-style accommodation located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo. The couple devoted 11 years to the hotel/hostel, committing hard work and innovation to grow and develop the award-winning business that now serves local and international community members.
Seeking a place to settle and run a business that would... Read more