December 21, 2016



The Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce will 
be closed for Christmas break from December 23rd to January 2nd inclusive. 

We hope all our members have a happy holiday and a prosperous 2017! 

  
 
The 2016 Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce Annual Report

The Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce is proud to share will you all of our 2016 achievements. Click on the link below to read the CEO Evelyn Clark's annual report to see what we have been up to this year.


January Member Meeting

The Chamber is throwing out a challenge for our next Member Meeting - get ready for the first QBCOC Elevator Speech contest! This is going to be a fun evening hosted by Oceanside Pizza; enjoy some great pizza and craft beer, and compete to win the soon-to-be highly coveted 'Best Darn Elevator Pitch Presenter on Central Vancouver Island' award. 

Now there are rules and there will be judges - please see:

January 18th at 5:30 - so you have plenty of time to prepare. Tickets are $15 and include a delicious pizza buffet and one beverage (beer or wine included). Call soon to book as space will be limited - 250.752.0960 - and good luck!
Community Awards Sponsorship Opportunities

Wednesday, February15th, 2017 is the date for the annual Community Awards here in Qualicum Beach. Between 150 and 200 members of the business and Qualicum Beach communities will gather to celebrate our collective best from over the past year. 



Limited opportunities are available to local businesses who would like to reach out to this audience by sponsoring a dining table. For just $100 this sponsorship provides a bottle of red and bottle of white wine for the 10 diners seated at your table, as well as the exclusive opportunity to put your promotional material and/or goodies out.

Please let Evelyn know by January 20, 2017 if you would like to participate. 250-752-0960
Request for Proposals - 2017 Community Awards Celebration

The Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce is now accepting proposals to provide awards for this year's community awards celebration, and to provide catering services. Please use the link below for more information:


Any further requests for information may be directed to Evelyn Clark at 250-752-0960, chamber@qualicum.bc.ca .
Slide 'n Dine at the Qualicum Beach Curling Club

New for 2017 starting January 16th, Mondays from 5:15 - 6:45 pm.  Only $95 pp (dinner is extra).

For 7 weeks you can enjoy the thrill of competition , followed by a delicious supper! First week is instructional, remaining 6 weeks are 6 end games, great for experienced curlers or beginners. Shoes and brooms provided, register as a team or individually.  Business teams encouraged! Chamber team imperative!
 
To register or for more information call the club at 
250-752-6162, or the Chamber at 250-752-0960.


Dare To Share

Join Host, Writer, Storyteller & CEO of Daringly Mindful™ Diana Reyers, Monthly, at the  Qualicum Beach Inn Resort As She Introduces 6 Ordinary People Sharing Extraordinary Stories

Date:             3rd Weds of every month beginning Jan 18,2017, 5-8 pm
Tickets:         $15 in advance or $20 at the door ~ Maximum 50 spaces


Reserved Seating: If you have purchased tickets for a group of friends or colleagues, and you would like to sit together, please contact Diana Reyers to arrange for a reserved table  daringlymindful@gmail.com OR 778 821-3273

88.5 The Beach Interview Schedule Dec 14 - 25 Interviews air at 8:40 am unless noted otherwise 

Wed 14 - Evelyn Clark, QB Chamber 
Thu 15 - Raymond Gourlay: Christmas on the Farm 
Fri 16 - 7:40 - Hockey Talk with Generals Head Coach Gerry Bickerton
              8:40 - Corinne James, TOSH
              9:40 - events with Bill Dean 
Mon 19 - tba 
Tue 20 - SOS 
Wed 21 - Kim Burden, Parksville Chamber 
Thu 22 - MAC update 
Fri 23 - tba 

To book on The Beach morning show with Dave Graham call 250-248-3823 or e-mail dave@885thebeach.com