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Chamber Business Mixer

You're invited to a Chamber Business Mixer h osted by Ironworks Cafe & Creperie.

Date:    Thursday, March 05, 2020
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Location: Ironworks Cafe & Creperie 
422 Esplanade Ave.(Trans Canada Highway) Ladysmith
Cost:  Free

Stop in for an evening of NETWORKING, try some AMAZING CREPES and sip a MIMOSA! Come and enjoy the hospitality of Ironworks Cafe & Creperie and enjoy catching up with fellow Chamber Members and guests. 
  RSVP's  are encouraged.  Hope to see you there!
Chamber Membership Meeting
Thursday, March 12th featuring ....

 a new Tourism Stakeholder who will be offering sail cargo services, experiential adventures and charter
 opportunities aboard Providence, a 80' LOA class B tall ship.  Ladysmith has been chosen to be one of their overnight stops!  They will be overnighting at the Ladysmith Maritime Society on Thursdays beginning in May arriving in the afternoon and leaving in the morning leaving them time to explore, shop and dine in Ladysmith. 

Dr. Richard Wiefelspuett, Executive Director of the Ladysmith Maritime Society who will provide an update on their upcoming season, including marina updates, amenities and events.  Thank you to Richard and LMS for generously providing the perfect venue for our meeting.

Date:  Thursday, March 12th 
Location:  Ladysmith Maritime Society Marina 
Time:  5-7pm
Cost:  $10  / Non Members $15
Includes:  Pizza & Beverages 
RSVP by email or call 250-245-2112 (by Tuesday March 10th at noon)


Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce AGM 
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Date: Wednesday, April 08,2020
Location: Cottonwood Golf Course
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 (Doors open at 5pm)
Guest Speaker: Mike Hooper, CEO Nanaimo Airport Commission
Cost: $35 Chamber Members / $40 Non Members (includes GST)
Roast Beef Dinner
RSVP 250.245.2112 or
Friday, June 12, 2020 at Cottonwood! 

April 08,2020 
and receive 2 rounds of golf at Cottonwood!


Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Chamber Week/Heritage Week Celebration at the Ladysmith Museum. Shout out to the  Ladysmith & District Historical Society  & Archives for their research into the history of the Chamber and discovering that our Chamber has been serving Ladysmith as the Voice of Business for 118 Years! (and to Ed Nicolson for sharing some of the Chambers History with us). Such a valued and important service they provide our wonderful town. 

Congratulati ons to the recipients of the  Ladysmith Heritage Awards


Thank you to our Event Sponsor

2020 Chamber Membership Renewals
Membership Renewal invoices were emailed in December and uppaid invoices to date have been mailed.  Thank you to everyone who has renewed.  If you have not received your invoice please contact us at your convenience.   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 appreciates your loyalty and support through your membership.  We look forward to working with you again.  Here are just some of the incentives that are included with your Membership.


Join us in welcoming our NEW members of the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce! We encourage you to welcome these new members by patronizing their businesses and or visiting their    websites.   

Ocean View Exteriors

Phone: (250) 574-0768
 Email Website 

Ocean View Exteriors specializes in the repair, renovation and installation of vinyl decking, aluminum railing and patio covers. With a wide variety of styles and colors to choose from, you can be sure to find something that suits your taste.
Locally owned & operated by a former British Royal Marine, you can be sure of not only a job done with precision and to the highest standards, but also excellent, friendly & personal service.
We provide free, no-obligation estimates, so contact us today to schedule an appointment and let's get the deck/patio of your dreams underway.

Chamber Member to Member Promotional Opportunity from Ladysmith Marina

Help us, help you promote your amazing local business!  

This upcoming summer, our crew here at Ladysmith Marina would love the opportunity to promote the amazing local businesses we have to offer here in our town. With a large variety of customers coming and going from our marina, there's one question we always get, "What's a good place to go to in town?". The list is endless, as there is something for everyone!
Each week we plan on featuring a "Business of the week", having a rotation of shops, cafes, restaurants, and more. Through this free advertising, we intend to provide our customers with a promotion of your choice, that will suit your business best. Please let us know if you are interested in participating, and what it is that your business would like to contribute with.  Call 250 245 4521 or email 

Make Your Mark  Training & Consulting 
Great Opportunity! Colin Sprake will be in Victoria, Feb 29th from 12pm - 2pm! 10 SEATS ONLY!

This is for 10 heart-centred business owners whose revenues are mid to high level 6-figures and above. It's a high-level event where you'll get your pressing questions answered about cash flow, culture, profitable employees, the RIGHT marketing, systems, etc.

Colin Sprake from Make Your Mark will be your Business Sherpa and host and has worked with Sir Richard Branson, Jack Canfield, John Gray, John Kehoe, Kevin Harrington, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc. and is extraordinary at helping companies grow their profits and build amazing employee retaining cultures. He has also built, sold and grown many 7-fugure and 8-figure companies.

You will be learning from someone who knows what it takes to build a business!

He guarantees that you will leave with tools, strategies and processes to significantly improve your business.

To register call Heather 1-844-560-5609.  Total of 10 seats available!
Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce 
Black Tie Awards

The Duncan Cowichan Chamber has hosted the Black Tie Awards since 1996.  The event is Cowichan's premiere awards celebration, recognizing excellence in business and volunteerism.  Founded on the Customer Service Award, Black Tie now features nine award categories including, Volunteer of the Year, Non-Profit Organization, Art In Business, Green Business and Young Entrepreneur as well as three Business Achievement categories.  Nominations are submitted by the general public and individuals, businesses and organizations across the Cowichan Valley Regional District are eligible.
The 23rd Black Tie Awards, presented in partnership with Island Savings, will take place on Friday, April 17th at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre.  Nominations are now closed and event tickets will go on sale in March.  For more information regarding the Black Tie Awards, please contact us at

Nanaimo Child Development Centre
Rock for a Cause with Honeymoon Suite & the Headpins
Rock for a Cause is an 80's experience in support of two amazing local community agencies - Nanaimo Association for Community Living (NACL) & Nanaimo Child Development Centre (NCDC)
The night opens with the classic band The Headpins, that have been going strong for 37 years! New lead singer Katrina Lawrence has re-ignited this iconic rock group. Get ready to rock to classic songs like Just One More Time and Stayin' All Night.
Then Honeymoon Suite hits the stage with hits like New Girl Now or Burning in Love. Check out their latest single - Tell Me What you Want
This is 150 minutes of pure ROCK HEAVEN!  

Advertise here to support Your Chamber
& promote Your Business for $30 per month.
Call 250-245-2112 to book your spot!

Town of Ladysmith
  • The Town of Ladysmith holds regular Council meetings on the first and third Tuesday of each month, at 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The Council also meets on the second Tuesday of every second month as the Committee of the Whole, at 6:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. All meetings take place in the Council Chambers at City Hall, unless otherwise noted. Council encourages and welcomes your participation. The next Committee of the Whole is on Jan 28, 2020 and the next is on March 03, 2020 at 7pm. Read More... 
  • Ladysmith Council received AAP Results for water projects.  Read more
  • Town focus on safety had motorists seeing red, white and green. Read More 
  • Business Licence renewals are now due. Please renew your business license before Feb 28th to avoid late fees.  Read More 
  • Town and Arts Council partner to launch new community public art banner program.  Read More... 
Ladysmith Downtown Business Association
  • The LDBA AGM will be held on Thursday, March 19th, 2020. The location to be decided.   Everyone who attends will need to be a paid-up member for 2020.  
  • As an LDBA member you will enjoy being part of our vibrant business community and help contribute to the growth and prosperity of downtown Ladysmith!    
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The Ladysmith Chamber is a Proud Member of the BC Chamber. Through this membership our Chamber members receive access to exclusive member rates on:
*Employee Benefit plans
*Online Payroll, and Human Resource programs
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* Fuel discount programs
*Business supplies
*Online marketing management
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Business Sponsorship Opportunity
If you have any questions or would like to Sponsor/Donate please
Email:  /   LPS PAC Member and Elemental Fun Run Volunteer.   Than you very much for your time and consideration

Host or Sponsor a 2020 Chamber 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 or sponsor a monthly Mixer. As a host you will also benefit from a large, positive and business-oriented crowd.
To reserve your date, contact the Chamber office by phone at 250-245-2112 or  email
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Chamber Member Benefit

Chamber Members can have their event, news, announcements etc sent out to the business community, individuals, local media and politicians. The cost to send out an eBlast is $40+GST. Contact the Chamber office to schedule your eBlast.  Space is Limited!  250-245-2112 |  Email

Upcoming Ladysmith Events!
Here are your Ladysmith events!  Send us your event info!    

Feb 28  - March 1:  Ladysmith Little Theatre Presents Spring "Shorts"
Feb 29, 11:30am - 12:30 pm Royal Canadian Legion: 7th Annual Wounded Warrior Run
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm  - 8:30 pm:  Artists for Hospice at the Ladysmith Art Gallery (444 Parkhill Terrace)
Mar 4-20:  Ladysmith Art Gallery presents "Journeys"
Mar 5-22: Ladysmith Little Theatre presents: Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun

If we missed your event let us know!   For more info and events click here!                    

Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce
33 Roberts Street, Ladysmith, BC.  V9G 1A4
250.245-2112 |