Vendors & Exhibitors

“There is alway great energy around the trade show booths."

We are now sold out for vendor booths for SOHO Nanaimo 2017. Interested in becoming a vendor for 2018? Email jennifer@sohonanaimo.com 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.

Booth #19

Facebook: www.facebook.com/VancouverIslandConferenceCentre
Twitter: @VICC4Nanaimo
Website: www.viconference.com

The VICC is SOHO Nanaimo’s conference sponsor.

 


Used.ca

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.

Booth #5

Facebook: www.facebook.com/UsedCanada
Twitter: @UsedNanaimo
Instagram: www.instagram.com/used.ca/
Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/UsedCanada
Website: www.usednanaimo.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/used-ca

Used.ca Nanaimo is SOHO Nanaimo’s (and SOHO Victoria’s) online classifieds sponsor.

 


Liquid Capital

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

Booth #16

Website: lcwestcoastfinancing.com
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/rebekahhutchison
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lcwcfc
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lcwestcoastfinancing/


Accent Inns

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”

Booth #12

Website: https://www.accentinns.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AccentInn/
Twitter: @AccentInns


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.

Booth #3

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MonkOffice/
Twitter: @Monk_Office
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/monk-office
Website: https://www.monk.ca/


Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

Type: Non-profit

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.

Booth #4

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CFIB/
Twitter: @cfibBC @cfibideas


The Network Hub and Nanaimo Pop Up Shop

Type: Co workingThe Network Hub

The Network Hub directly services location independent professionals, micro and small business owners, solopreneurs, freelancers and independent contractors with on-demand coworking spaceservices and programs to operate and accelerate their businesses. The Network Hub is Nanaimo’s premier full service coworking enterprise. For mail address & serviceevent management services, work/meeting/event space, connect with the team at The Network Hub.

Booth # 9 & 10

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheNetworkHubNanaimo
Twitter: @NanaimoTNH
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-network-hub
Website: www.thenetworkhub.ca/about/nanaimo
PopUp Shop: popup.thenetworkhub.ca

The Network Hub Nanaimo is SOHO Nanaimo’s coworking sponsor and the co-producers.


Social Media Camp

Type: Social Media ConferenceSocial 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

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SocialMediaCamp
Twitter: @SocMediaCamp
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/social-media-camp
Instagram: www.instagram.com/socialmediacamp
Website: socialmediacamp.ca
Tickets: socialmediacamp.ca/register


Futurpreneur Canada

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/futurpreneur/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/futurpreneur-canada
Twitter: @FuturpreneurBC
Website: www.futurpreneur.ca


Elite Image

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

Facebook: www.facebook.com/EliteImageCreative
Twitter: @theeliteimage
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/elite-image-software-corp-
Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/EliteImageSoftware
Website: https://eliteimage.ca/


ProfotoFX

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

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ProfotoFX
LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/in/bob-winkler-a89736b
Website: profotofx.ca


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!

Booth #13

Facebook: www.facebook.com/NanaimoChamber
Twitter: @NanaimoChamber
Website: nanaimochamber.bc.ca


Waypoint Insurance

Type: Insurance

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

Facebook: www.facebook.com/waypointinsurance.ca
Website: waypointinsurance.ca


ITK Consulting Inc

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.

Booth #14

Website: itk-inc.com and itk-d365.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/itkconsultinginc
LinkedIn:
David Crouch  ca.linkedin.com/in/david-crouch-1a60574
Bob Bell ca.linkedin.com/in/bbell1


Birrer Sangret LLPlogo-birrer-sangret-llp-jpeg

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.

Booth #15
Facebook:
www.facebook.com/BirrerSangretLLP/
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/birrer-sangret-llp
Website: www.birrersangret.ca
Twitter: @BirrerSangret


hccs-logo-redesignfa-01-1Hub City Cinema Society

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hubcitycinema/
Website: http://www.hubcitycinema.ca/
You Tube: www.youtube.com/user/hubcitycinema
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hubcitycinema/


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