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Member Services

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!

  • Business Support

    The Sidney BIA’s Business Development Manager is dedicated to supporting members with their business needs; including orientation, consultation, marketing, resources and referrals.

     Email: natalie@sidneybia.ca to schedule a meeting or for any of your business questions.

  • Professional Development

    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

  • Business Planning

    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)

    or

    Strategy Planning for Business Growth (best suited to established business owners)

    Email: natalie@sidneybia.ca 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

  • Events

    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 – 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: natalie@sidneybia.ca for more details

CONNECT WITH YOUR BUSINESS COMMUNITY
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