How we Support
The Sidney BIA is proud to support members by providing business development services, marketing opportunities, networking events, and much more!
Programming is shaped by member feedback to ensure that services are relevant and useful to our unique business community.
See our full list of services below!
The Sidney BIA’s Business Development Manager is dedicated to supporting members with their business needs; including orientation, consultation, marketing, resources and referrals.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting or for any of your business questions.
We support the growth of our members by covering the cost of Small Business BC’s educational opportunities, which are specifically tailored to small business owners in BC
The Sidney BIA also hosts regular Lunch and Learn events covering a variety of topics
Check in with our What’s Happening page for upcoming classes and workshops
We help members grow a sustainable business by providing a planning session with Small Business BC.
Members can choose from:
Business Plan Consulting & Review Service (perfect for new businesses)
Strategy Planning for Business Growth (best suited to established business owners)
Email: email@example.com to register
Leveraged Advertising and Marketing
We provide members with leveraged and free marketing opportunities, such as:
- Business listing on ExploreSidney.ca
- Listing in Explore Sidney Visitor Guide booklet (50,000 printed and distributed annually)
- Business features on our Facebook and Instagram platforms
- Chance to share business news on our Explore Sidney social media channels. Click here to submit a social media request
- Opportunity to share events on the Explore Sidney online events calendar; click here to submit an event
- Brochure racking at the Sidney Visitor Centre
Look out for pop up opportunities, such as Instagram reel filmings and mini-photoshoots on our monthly What’s Happening page
The Sidney BIA facilitates a number of exciting events and initiatives throughout the year.
From networking mixers and employment fairs, to sidewalk sales; we strive to serve our members’ needs and work to stimulate economic activity in Sidney
See What’s Happening for upcoming events
Member Exclusive Offers
Social Media Management
The Sidney BIA has partnered with 365 Day Media Group to provide subsidized rates for affordable Social Media Management services.
Social Media Camp – Free 6 Month Membership
Social Media Camp is a community dedicated to helping small businesses grow online using social media. SMC Club will keep you connected and updated on everything happening in the world of social media through interactive webinars, downloadable resources/templates and access to professionals to answer any questions you may have.
Professional Branding and Website Design Services
The Sidney BIA has partnered with Billie Design Co. to provide subsidized rates for affordable professional branding and website design services.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more details