On behalf of the Board of Directors and Staff of the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce we would like to wish you and your family a Safe and Happy Holiday Season and a New Year filled with Health, Peace and Prosperity.
Thank you to our Members for supporting our 2nd Annual Christmas Social.  Great turnout!  Bright, cheery, festive, engaging, working together, all that and so much more.   


Thank you to the following businesses who generously donated to the Silent Auction

A&W, Ladysmith Chronicle, Cottonwood, Ladysmith & District Credit Union,  LDCU, Merridale Cidery, Nikki Designs, Nanaimo Child Development Centre, 
Palmer Leslie Chartered Professional Accountants,
Pampered Chef/Alana Newton, RBC/Kevin Zerr, Peter McHardy/Pemac & Associates, 
Martin Sanderson/Robson O'Connor, Salamander Books,
 VI Motorsport Circuit,  Waypoint Insurance, 
Xtend Rentals.
Chamber Year in Review 
The Voice of Business

For those Chamber Members who were not able to join us at the Christmas Social, here is a recap from Chamber President, Tammy Leslie of what has been happening with the Chamber in 2018.  READ MORE...

Holiday Hours

The Chamber Office & Visitor Centre will be 
closing for the Holidays starting at 4pm Thursday, Dec 21, 2018 and will open in the New Year on Monday, January 07, 2018.   Office Hours are 9:30am to 4pm Monday - Friday.   
2019 Chamber Membership Renewals

Membership Renewal i nvoices will be emailed out the 1st week in January.  As per the 2018 AGM, there will be a $30 admin fee for Memberships not paid by March 30, 2019.  The  2019 Membership Application form reflects the new rates.  

 Please take a moment to review your  Business Listing in the Directory on the Chambers Website  and  email us  any updates that you would like made or questions you may have.  

The Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce greatly values your trust and confidence and sincerely appreciate your loyalty and support through your membership.  We look forward to working with you again. 
Book Your 2019 Chamber
Business Mixer!

Mixers are an ideal opportunity to gain exposure and publicity for your business. As a member of the Chamber of Commerce, you are invited to host a monthly Mixer. As a host you will also benefit from a large, positive and business-oriented crowd.  Read More...

Tell the BC Government the impact of automation on your business. 
Make sure you weigh in (before the robots take over!) 

The BC Government is asking about automation in the workplace--basically anything that uses technology to improve (or replace!) existing business processes. 
Grab an eggnog and take this quick survey Leave your email at the end, and you'll be entered to win a $100 Tim Horton's gift card.

Town of Ladysmith Bollards Survey for Downtown Businesses

The Town of Ladysmith is seeking input from the business community as it moves forward with the installation of nine bollards along 1st Avenue between High Street and Gatacre Street.
The previous Town council approved the safety improvements in May in response to a number of incidents more recently involving cars jumping the curb in angled parking spots.  Read More...

Town of Ladysmith
  • The next Council Meeting is on January 21, 2019 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  meetings. Council Minutes and Agendas Municipal 
  • Starting Nov 29 to approximately Jan 31, Holland Creek Trail will be closed to the public from the pedestrian bridge to the water plant construction site until further notice while pipes for....Read More
  • Rocky Creek Dip:  Please be aware that the Town of Ladysmith is installing new signage in the area around the Rocky C...Read More... 
  • Dec 03- Jan 18:  BC Hydro Transmission Tree Work, Holland Creek Trails area. Read More...
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Ladysmith Downtown Business Association
  • The next Membership meeting is in January 17, 2019.  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).  
  • Friday Late Night Shopping, Dec 21  Read More... 
  • The LDBA AGM will be held on Thursday, March 14th, 2019. Location will be Fox & Hounds, meeting starts at 6 pm, dinner at 6:45 pm.  Read More...
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Whats Happening in Ladysmith!
Check out our  EVENT CALENDAR on our website for more info and events!   Send us   your event info!  

Now until-Dec 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery Presents: Merry Christmas
December 20 @ 6 - 9pm: Cottonwood Family Christmas
December 23 @ 4pm - 9pm: Ladysmith Fire Rescue Santa Claus Parade
December 31, 2018 @ 7:00pm:  Cottonwood New Years Eve Dinner & Dance
December 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm:  RCL Branch 171 New Year's Eve Dance at Aggie Hall
January 5&6, 2019 @ 10am - 4pm: Ladysmith Fire Rescue Christmas Tree Chipping

Thank you to our Biz Buzz Symposium + Expo Title Sponsor,  LDCU 

Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce
33 Roberts Street, Ladysmith, BC.  V9G 1A4
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