Biz Buzz 2018
Save the Date!   Sept 28, 2018

Join us for the Chambers  2nd Annual Biz Buzz Symposium with an exciting line up of Speakers and terrific networking opportunities.

This year the event will be held at Aggie Hall and will run from 10:00 am until 6:30pm.  There will be an added element for marketing opportunities with a Business to Business Trade Show with limited number of display booths available.  Click here for details and Registration!



2018 Municipal Election All Candidates Forum 
Save the Date!  OCTOBER 11, 2018!


Welcome New Chamber Members 
Please join us in welcoming our NEW members of the Ladydsmith Chamber of Commerce! We encourage you to welcome these new members by patronizing their businesses and or visiting their websites.  

            


Tour de Rock 
Adopt a Rider Program

The Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce is proud to Sponsor the Ladysmith Tour de Rock - Adopt a Rider 2018 program!  This is a win win opportunity to show your support for this most inspirational fundraising event as well as promote your business.  
Your sponsorship gets you a sign with you or your businesses name and your adopted rider's name printed on, that can be held up by you or a volunteer that welcomes the riders into town on October 1st, and a picture taken with your rider.
Advertise here to support Your Chamber
& promote Your Business for $30 per month.
Call 250-245-2112 to book your spot!

SONIC - Filming Ladysmith - September 2018 - 
Update from Abraham Fraser,
Supervising Location Manager
"SONIC" | Hedgehog Films Inc.

Dear Residents and Merchants of Ladysmith, a.k.a. Home of the "Greatest Street" in Canada,
We're following up on our May 24th communication. Again, we wish to thank everyone for welcoming Hedgehog Films  Inc., to your wonderful Town of Ladysmith. As I mentioned, during my initial visit in early May, "Sonic the Hedgehog" is
a family film for Paramount Pictures Studios, set in a lovely small town. Our creative team scouted many towns in B.C.,
and felt Ladysmith had the most charm and fit our characters creatively.
We intend to film in Ladysmith based on the following schedule:  Read More....

Vancouver Island Economic Alliance 
 

The 12th Anniversary State of the Island Economic Summit will convene at the 
Vancouver Island Conference Centre  Wednesday & Thursday, October 24 & 25, 2018. 

Register today for the State of the Island Economic Summit
Early Bird Deadline is July 3, 2018

Click here for Summit Schedule 
Town of Ladysmith
  • Interested in running in the October 20, 2018 Election? Election nomination packages are now available online or in person at City Hall. Read More...  
  • Region Launches RecCowichan:  A shared tool for Recreation Registration.   Read More...
  • Stage 3 Watering Restrictions. Read More...  
  •  Fire Safety on Trails and at Home.  Read More...
  • Annual Facility Maintenance at Frank Jameson Community Centre.  Aug 11-31 2018.  Read More...
  • The next Council Meeting is on August 20, 2018 at 7pm. Click here for the Regular Council meeting schedule.  A full agenda package is prepared by 5:30 p.m. on the Thursday before the Council and Municipal Services Committee meetings and is available by clicking on the following links: Council Minutes and Agendas Municipal Services Minutes and Agendas.
Ladysmith Downtown Business Association
  • The next Membership meeting is Thurs, Sept 20, 2018, at 7:30 am. It will be held at the Waterfront Art Gallery. Entry is on the front of the building, go upstairs (turn right and come through to office if we are not in the gallery on the left).  
  • Mark your calendars!  The LDBA Old Time Christmas 2018 will be on December 7th, 2018.

Business Resources 
    


Cowichan & Neighbouring Chamber News
Keep in touch with whats happening.
 

Whats Happening in Ladysmith!
                          
Check out our EVENT CALENDAR on our website!  Send us your event dates and info for 2018 events to be added! 

August: Wed through Sun - 10:30 am and 2pm: Ladysmith Maritime Society Harbour Tours
August: Daily - 11am to 7pm: Transfer Beach Food Truck Concession
August: Tuesdays: Ladysmith Maritime Society Music on the Dock-Open Mic
August: Thursdays: Ladysmith Maritime Society Music on the Dock
August 3-20 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm: Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery presents: While Out in the Woods today

August 17 @7pm-9pm: Rod Run from A&W to Ladysmith
August 18@10am - 3pm Ladysmith Show & Shine
August 19 @ 6pm-8pm LRCA Concerts in the Park
August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Light up the Night
August 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Arts On The Avenue
August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Concerts in the Park
September 02:  Logger Sports
Visit http://www.ladysmithcofc.com/calendar/  for more events and details.

                          
          
Tourism Cowichan 
New Executive Director | Call for Board Nominations
  • Tourism Cowichan is pleased to announce Miranda Thorne as the new Executive Director of Tourism Cowichan.  Read More...
  • Call for Nominations for Tourism Cowichan  BOARD OF DIRECTORS    
  • Tourism Cowichan AGM September 20, 2018. 
    Click here for more info and to view Tourism Cowichan Dispatches!
Have you registered your Ladysmith Business as a Stakeholder with Tourism Cowichan?  It is FREE and takes only a few minutes.  REGISTER HERE.  Not sure if you registered as a stakeholder?  Visit the Tourism Cowichan website and see if your business is listed or click on the appropriate category below...
Eat
Activities:
Third Place (AllCoffee/Tea shops,Bakeries, Games rooms)


Contact:
Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce
33 Roberts Street, Ladysmith, BC.  V9G 1A4
250.245-2112
info@ladysmithcofc.com | www.ladysmithcofc.com