Starting a Business in Campbell River

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 Community Resources

The British Columbia Chamber of Commerce
The British Columbia Chamber of Commerce is the largest, most broadly based business organization in the province. Chamber members have access to benefits, partnerships, networking opportunities and an advocacy process which ensures that the concerns of businesses of all sizes and sectors are being heard by the Provincial and Federal governments.

Business Improvement Associations
Campbell River is home to three Business Improvement Associations (BIA's) - Downtown, Pier Street and Willow Point. The associations demonstrate leadership that champions strong, vibrant and successful shopping regions within our community.

Downtown BIA
The Downtown Campbell River BIA - or Heart of the City BIA - covers an area from Pure Self-Defense to the Royal Bank along Shoppers Row, including the Tyee Plaza. Website: www.downtowncampbellriver.com  Please feel free to contact the Downtown BIA Secretary/Events Coordinator - Jan Wade at 250.287.8642 email janpwade@outlook.com 

Downtown Campbell River BIA
The Downtown Campbell River BIA was established in the late 1990's when a group of interested merchants and property owners got together to form the Pier Street Association. It is a volunteer group that plans fundraising events to raise money for implementing projects in the area They have implemented murals, flower barrels, an area clean up and most famously the popular Farmer's Market (since 2003). They work closely with City of Campbell River and local media to give Pier Street a high profile in our community.

Willow Point BIA 
The Willow Point BIA is a non-profit society directed by a volunteer Board of Directors selected by merchants and property owners. It provides both the organizational structure and sourcing of funds to enable the local business community to improve and promote business success in the Willow Point area. 

The BIA is funded through a special levy charged on all properties within a designated area in Willow Point based on the assessed value of the property and improvements (buildings). 100% of the funds collected are directed to the BIA and are used for basic operations and achieving the objectives of the BIA.

 
 
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