We are now sold out for vendor booths for SOHO Nanaimo 2017. Interested in becoming a vendor for 2018? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250 591 8847.
Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Vancouver Island Conference Centre is Vancouver Island’s finest full-service convention centre. Since opening in 2008, their award-winning Nanaimo conference venue has been recognized for exceptional service, building design, sustainability and high-tech innovation. 38,000-sq.ft. conference space, the VICC is BC’s venue of choice for small and mid-sized meetings, conferences, tradeshows and weddings for up to 1,300.
The VICC is SOHO Nanaimo’s conference sponsor.
Type: Online Classified
Canadian-owned and operated, Used.ca connects communities to the sharing economy in a fun, safe and family-friendly way. Founded in 2003 through a desire to reduce the amount of discarded, but still useful, items that were reaching landfills, Used.ca encourages users to #ThinkUsedFirst. Used.ca is dedicated to supporting local communities through the #UsedHelps initiative. Users can donate the proceeds of their sales directly to participating registered Canadian charities.
Used.ca Nanaimo is SOHO Nanaimo’s (and SOHO Victoria’s) online classifieds sponsor.
Type: Commercial Financing
Liquid Capital West Coast Financing Corp. is a boutique commercial finance company that helps businesses grow and succeed. We provide several creative and flexible debt financing tools so you can keep your hard-earned equity and grow your business with confidence. www.lcwestcoastfinancing.com
Type: Hotel & Lodging
Not your typical, stuffy hotel chain. We make it easy to business with modern, clean rooms, suites, kitchenettes, fitness rooms, guest laundry, free parking, great free Wi-Fi and some locations include breakfast. Trip Advisor certificate of excellence winners. We’re proudly Vancouver Island owned and folks tell us “we’re different in a good way.” 5 locations; Victoria, Vancouver Airport, Burnaby, Kelowna, Kamloops.
Accent Inns also owns Hotel Zed with 2 locations; Victoria & Kelowna www.hotelzed.com “rebels against the ordinary”
Monk Office Supply
Type: Office Outfitter
As an Office Outfitter™, Monk Office is proud to deliver the best brand names in office products, furniture, and technology to businesses across Vancouver Island. Streamline your operations today by opening a no-minimum commercial account and start saving on your office necessities.
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
Canadian Federation of Independent Business is a non-profit, non-partisan business advocacy association with 109,000 members across Canada. We are the largest organization exclusively representing small and medium-sized businesses to all levels of government and have business councilors dedicated to assisting with a variety of issues which may affect your business.
The Network Hub and Nanaimo Pop Up Shop
The Network Hub directly services location independent professionals, micro and small business owners, solopreneurs, freelancers and independent contractors with on-demand coworking space, services and programs to operate and accelerate their businesses. The Network Hub is Nanaimo’s premier full service coworking enterprise. For mail address & service, event management services, work/meeting/event space, connect with the team at The Network Hub.
Booth # 9 & 10
PopUp Shop: popup.thenetworkhub.ca
The Network Hub Nanaimo is SOHO Nanaimo’s coworking sponsor and the co-producers.
Social Media Camp
In it’s 8th year, Social Media Camp is Canada’s largest social media conference. What makes them unique is the broad spectrum of delegates they attract as they tackle all aspects of social media. People come from all over North America, and from all sectors of the economy – small business, large business, government, education, and non-profit.
Don’t miss the 7th annual event, May 3-4, 2017, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Booth # 18
Type: Social Financing
“Futurpreneur Canada has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for nearly two decades. We are the only national, non-proﬁt organization that provides ﬁnancing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Our internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,800 volunteer mentors.
Futurpreneur Canada supports young entrepreneurs with up to $45,000 in financing, an expert business mentor for up to two years, and resources to help you plan, manage and grow your business.”
Booth # 2
Type: Creative, Web & Print Agency
ELITE IMAGE IS A FULL SERVICE CREATIVE, WEB AND PRINT AGENCY
At Elite Image, we work with companies and individuals to build your corporate identity. We give you a set of tools to build and maintain your brand. This includes Brand Blox©, our team of talented graphic designers, our state-of-the-art print facility and our experienced web developers.
Booth # 8
Type: Photography and brand products
ProfotoFX is your local source for photo and branding products. Working with local organizations, we provide professional photographic services, fundraising opportunities and a wide range of photo based products. Featuring state of the art software and many years of experience, ProfotoFX can offer a new experience and unique products to our customers.
Booth # 1
Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce
Type: Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce specializes in building relationships while breaking down barriers to success for all businesses in Nanaimo. We are a non-profit society receiving no government funding enabling us to advocate strongly for business interests. While we’re the ‘voice of business’ with government, we also organize and manage many events promoting business connections and networking. From our monthly networking luncheons to Business After Business mixers to major public festivals and events like ‘Business Expo’, the Chamber is the go-to group for building your business through personal connectivity. And there’s benefits to boot!
Waypoint Insurance is the largest independent insurance brokerage on Vancouver Island. With 15 offices on the Island and 1 in North Vancouver, Waypoint provides a full suite of insurance products including Commercial, Residential and Automobile. Visit us in person or call us at 250-310-8442 to find out how we can help you get the right insurance.
Booth # 17
ITK Consulting Inc
Type: Business Solutions
ITK is provides complete business solutions for a range of businesses, particularly professional services and small businesses, using Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Office 365. We provide advice, training, implementation, configuration and conversion, and ongoing support. Connect with David & Bob at the Tradeshow.
Birrer Sangret LLP
Type: Accounting Firm
Birrer Sangret LLP is an environmentally conscious and community focused, CPA firm. With FINTECH accounting in mind, Birrer Sangret LLP provides digitally secure, paperless solutions to their clients across Vancouver Island, BC and Alberta. With two Locations (Nanaimo and Cobble Hill) Birrer Sangret LLP works with many clients from individuals with SOHO businesses to large manufacturing corporations, finding solutions for their big picture plans while maintaining the small details to keep them accountable. Connect with Phil & Kyle at the Tradeshow.
Type: Videography & Production
The Hub City Cinema Society is a non-profit community organization based in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island run by filmmakers for filmmakers to connect, learn, and collaborate. We host a variety of events and services that foster a supportive community of passionate individuals that work together to create great entertainment and art.
Booth # 6&7
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