Sooke REGion Chamber of Commerce
Our mission is to support and advocate for Sooke area business success and overall economic strength in our area.
Seaview Business Centre
1A, 6631 Sooke Rd, Sooke, V9Z 0A3
2020 BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS: December 15
In partnership with the Sooke News Mirror, the Sooke RegionChamber of Commerce is once again holding the “BusinessExcellence Awards” for 2020, on December 15, via Zoom. This popular initiative showcases the businesses, non-profits, and facets of our community that areadvancing the growth, prosperity, and sustainability of life in the Greater Sooke Region.
Welcome to our amazing part of Beautiful British Columbia.
Stay and visit our natural flora and fauna, meet our amazing residents and proud business owners.
Member to Member Discounts
Our Member to member discount program helps to promote local region businesses
Our members and the Chamber host events periodically throughout the year. We would like to see you there, come join us.
Benefits of membership
Your 2020 Chamber Board of Directors
From left to right: Brian White, Sandi Bowers, Bev Petow, Tim Ayres, Karen Mason, Mike Menard, Terrie Moore, and Les Haddad. Photo by Kim Dillon.
President and VP
Mike Menard (Menard Plumbing and Heating Ltd.)
- Tim Ayres
(Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty)
- Sandi Bowers
- Les Haddad
(Sooke Delivery Guy)
- Mike Menard
(Menard Plumbing and Heating)
- Terrie Moore
(Sooke Fine Arts Show)
- Bev Petow
(Sooke News Mirror, Petow Design)
- Brian White
(Royal Roads University)
2019 Business Excellence Awards Winners!
Professional Service Award sponsored by 642 Cannabis
Winner – Saseenos Veterinary Services
Finalist – Mason Financial and Sooke Administrative Support Services
Trades and Skilled Labour sponsored by WebMax:
Winner – Westcom Plumbing and Gas Ltd.
Finalist – 24/7 Electric and Riptide Plumbing Ltd.
Dining and Hospitality sponsored by West Coast Esthetics
Winner- Wild Mountain
Finalist – Route 14 Sooke and Gordon’s Beach Farmstay B&B
Home-Based Business sponsored by Stick in the Mud
Winner- Sooke Administrative Support Services
Finalist – Cheryl’s Esthetics and West Coast Esthetics Studio
Heritage Award sponsored by the District of Sooke
Winner – Silver Streak Boats
Finalist – Sooke Home Hardware and Sooke Region Museum
New Business of the Year sponsored by Beth Cougler Blom Facilitation
Winner – Riverside Cannabis
Finalist – Spectrum Digital and Stoked Pizzeria
Business of the Year – sponsored by TELUS
Winner – Stick in the Mud
Finalist – Seaflora Skin Care Inc. and Gordon’s Beach Farmstay B&B
People’s Choice Award – sponsored by Village Food Market
Winner – Silver Streak Boats
Retail and Services sponsored by Sooke Brewing Company
Winner – Rustic Roots Hair Studio
Finalist – Star Mobile Aesthetics and A Sea of Bloom
Manufacturing and Industry sponsored by Happy Carpet Cleaners
Winner – Seaflora Skin Care Inc.
Finalist – Saltwest Naturals Inc. and Oceans West Marine Fabrication
Not-For-Profit sponsored by Dr. Chris Bryant
Winner – Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society
Finalist – Sooke Food Bank and Sooke Marine Search & Rescue #37
The Board of Directors would like to thank the following for their sponsorship and donations to the event.
Dr. Chris Bryant
West Coast Esthetics
Happy Carpet Cleaners
Stick in the Mud
Beth Cougler Blom Facilitation
Sooke Brewing Company
District of Sooke
Shopper’s Drug Mart
Prestige Oceanfront Resort
Mastering the Mixer – Engage with Local Business Owners
Mixers provide an excellent opportunity to meet and greet other local business owners. Mixers are hosted by local organizations, and have an opportunity to showcase their services to the community. Unless otherwise noted, there is no cost to attend. Chamber members are invited to host a mixer. Please Contact us for information!
Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Starts at 5:30, hosted by WorkLinkBC, 6625 Sooke Road. Unit D.
The Secret is Out…
“I took a leap of faith when I saw a FB post by the Sooke Chamber of Commerce that they were hosting a Business Boost session. I’m a very “shy” writer, and so I brought a press release that I wrote about a month ago and showed it to them. They were so professional, straight to the point and they understood my mission. Not only did they help me edit my piece, they were so encouraging that they even introduced me that day to the Sooke News Mirror! They not only helped me edit my piece but they were so encouraging and helped me remember my own purpose, my big “why” of doing this kind of work. Thank you so much Kerry and Corey for your help. I encourage all those awesome entrepreneurs to come out to the next Business Boost! And by the way, my press release got printed up by the Sooke Pocket News and soon to be released, with an interview by our local newspaper! Thank you, thank you, thank you!”
“A great board of amazing people who want to see Sooke flourish and our businesses succeed. Thank you to each and everyone of you for all the hard work you do.”