Chamber Fall Speaker Series 
  • October 17:  Val Litwin, BC Chamber President & CEO
  • November 19:  Colin Sprake, Make Your Mark
  • A 3rd installment of the Fall Speakers Series is in the final stages of planning, stay tuned for more details! 

Chamber Fall Speaker Series 
with Val Litwin, BC Chamber President and CEO

The Chambers Speaker Series will kick off with an evening program featuring Val Litwin, President and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce.  Val is a dynamic and engaging speaker and will be sharing the work that the BC Chamber of Commerce does on an ongoing basis to influence government decision making.  He will also be explaining the BC Chamber's new award-winning MindReader platform that provides real-time intelligence on the thoughts and concerns of BC's business community.  

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Location:  Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladysmith 2101 (921 1st Ave)
Time:  5pm to 7pm  
Cost:  $35.00 + GST for Chamber Members | $45.00 +GST for Non-Members
Uncludes hors d'oeuvres and cash bar reception followed by Mr. Litwin's presentation.  
RSVP by Monday, October 14th
Chamber Fall Speaker Series 
Mastering Your Business for Maximum PROFIT & SUCCESS!  Colin Sprake, Make your Mark

Back by popular demand the Ladysmith Chamber is thrilled to welcome back Colin Sprake of Make Your Mark to our upcoming Speaker Series.  A highly sought-after keynote speaker and trainer, Colin guarantees his audiences will walk away from his presentations, no matter how long or short, with practical tools and strategies you can use immediately in your life and business to achieve greater success and make a positive impact in the world. He also teaches that success is attainable in both family and business without sacrificing one for the other.

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Location:  Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Oyster Bay 
Time:   8:30am to 11am 
(Registration & Continental breakfast 8:30-9 |  (Presentation 9 to 11)
Cost:   $35.00  Chamber Members  |  $45 Non-Members
Includes Presentation, muffins, scones, fruit and coffee/tea/water
RSVP by Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Federal Election All Candidates Forum 

Tour de Rock
Adopt a Rider Program

The Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce is proud to Sponsor the Ladysmith Tour de Rock - Adopt a Rider 2019 program!  We are so pleased that all Tour de Rock Riders have been Sponsored!  Thank you to all Businesses and Individuals for their ongoing generosity and support of the Adopt a Rider Program.   
Save the Date! 
Friday, June 12, 2020 at Cottownwood! 

Welcome New Chamber Members
We are happy to Welcome New Chamber Member Coastal Bookkkeeping Inc to our team.   Be sure to welcome new members by patronizing their businesses, visiting their  websites and liking them on Facebook. 
Coastal Bookkeeping Inc.

Coastal Bookkeeping is a locally-owned bookkeeping service that serves mid-Vancouver Island.
Today's market place is hard enough to keep up with without worrying about the daily accounting needs of your business. Here at Coastal Bookkeeping, we are here to support your business so you are free to do what you do best - run your business!  Read More...

Coastal Booking has a couple new openings for bookkeeping clients.
Proprietorship, Corporation, Not-for-Profit & sports groups.
We do it all!  
Contact Stephanie Irvine at  250-245-8187 or by email. 

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.   Here are just some of the incentives that are included with your Membership.

13th Anniversary 'State of the Island' Economic Summit. 
The 13th Anniversary 'State of the Island' Economic Summit is scheduled for Wednesday & Thursday, October 23 & 24, 2019 at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo, British Columbia.
Everyone attending will receive a complimentary copy of the 'State of the Island Economic Report.'.  Watch Video

Do You Have a Pet Friendly Business...

TAKE 5 Newsmagazine is partnering with the  Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre to identify "pet-friendly" shops and businesses in the area.

Tell us by filling out this form and email it back to Marina at or dropping it off at the Take 5 or Chamber/Visitor Centre.
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 next Council Meeting is on October 08, 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 Council and Municipal Services Committee meetings and is available by clicking on the following links: Council Minutes and Agendas Municipal Services Minutes and Agendas.
  • Construction related to the Water Filtration Plant will cause periodic closures along the Holland Creek trail between the RCMP Detachment and Upper Bridge until Oct. 4. 
  • Click here for  information on current topics that have generated interest and questions from Ladysmith citizens including the Holland Creek Crossing and the 4th Avenue Lane Crossing at Rocky Creek 
  • Citizens are invited to apply for the Select Committee on Council Renumeration Read More...
Ladysmith Downtown Business Association
  • 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!  
  • Join the LDBA for their next Membership Meetings on October 4th and November 14th  @ Davis Road School, Parkhill Terrace, south Ladysmith
  • Upcoming LDBA Events:  Dec 6 th: Old Time Christmas (TBC) and Dece  13th & 20th: Friday Late Night Shopping 
Cowichan & Neighbouring Chamber News
Keep in touch with whats happening...

BC Chamber News

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
* Hotels and Car Rentals -worldwide
*Electronic payment processing & merchant services
* Fuel discount programs
*Business supplies
*Online marketing management
*Business training programs
*and much more...

Business Resources 

Upcoming Ladysmith Events!
Here are your Ladysmith events!  Send us your event info!  
September 19 @ 8:00 am  - October 6 @ 5:00 pm: Ladysmith Little Theatre presents: The Dining Room
September 30:  1:05 pm Tour de Rock arrives at Ladysmith Secondary School
September 30:  5:30 pm TDR Red Serge Dinner at Eagles Hall Ladysmith
October 2 @ 6:00 pm  - 9:00 pm:  Federal Election All Candidates Forum at Aggie Hall
October 4th October 5th:  Fox and Hounds celebrates Oktoberfest 
Oct 05 At 8pm:  RCL Branch 171 presents John White, Comedian 
October 4-18  @ 11:00 am  - 400 pm: Waterfront Art Gallery presents "Insect World"
October 8 @ 7 pm  - 9 pm: Ladysmith Historical Society Meeting & Free Public Event
October 12 @ 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm: RCL Branch 171 Paint Night
October 25 @ 6:00 pm  - 8:00 pm: Stz'uminus Salmon Dinner Fundraiser
October 19-27 @ 11:00 am  - 4:00 pm:  Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery presents "The Wind Beneath My Wings"
October 29 @ 7:00 pm  - 10:00 pm:  A Night at the Museum a Spirited Fundraiser
November 4 & 5:  Mary Fox Studio Sale 
For more info and events click here!            

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