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Business Excellence Awards 2023 – Top 3 Nominees and Winners!

Trades and Skilled Labour - Sponsor: WebMax SEO • Black Fern Plumbing & Gas • Dumont Tires And the winner is….Sasquatch Heat Pumps Manufacturing and Industry - Sponsor: WestUrban Developments Ltd • Bad Dog Brewing Company • Sooke Brewing Company And the winner...

New Leader Deb Schenk Takes the Helm at Sooke Chamber of Commerce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2023 The Sooke Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce the appointment of Deb Schenk as its new Executive Director, effective Thursday, October 5th. Deb brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to community service,...

Elevate Your Business Journey: Join the Sooke Chamber’s Dynamic Four-Part Learning Series for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners!

Sooke, September 1, 2023 - The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce its upcoming four-part learning series designed to inspire and equip present and future entrepreneurs and business owners in the Sooke community. The series, comprising of four...

Sooke Celebrates Excellence: Nominate for the 2023 Business Excellence Awards Today

Sooke, 8 August 2023 – The highly anticipated 2023 Business Excellence Awards is now accepting nominations, and the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce invites individuals to recognize exceptional businesses and entrepreneurs who have made significant contributions to...

Sooke Region Economic Development

What is it about Sooke that makes it an outstanding location for investors, residents and visitors and distinguishes it from others?

Quite simply, we enjoy and appreciate the Quality of Life and the Opportunities it provides to grow as a business, a family or an individual. On Vancouver Island, near Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, Sooke is cradled by pristine evergreen hills and the Pacific Ocean. Excellent land and property values, a competent labour force and supreme tourism opportunities are all available.
Whether you are considering relocating, expanding or starting a new business venture, Sooke is ripe for economic development. The business and investment opportunities are endless – from Tourism, Marine, Forestry, Industrial, Retail and Hi-Tech, Sooke is the place to start, expand and grow almost any business venture. An investment in Sooke is an investment in your future.

  • Business & Investment Opportunities
  • Economic Development and Growth Potential
  • Healthy Living and Quality of Life
  • Pro-Active Local Government
  • Large Pre-Zoned Commercial & Industrial Land Base
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Waterfront Development Opportunities

Sooke is facing a very bright economic future with forecasts of unprecedented growth. The pleasant mixture of rural and urban, affordable housing and a pristine west coast location, offer a recipe and the ingredients for a successful venture. We love living here and invite you to consider becoming a vital part of our friendly community.


Introducing Townfolio: an innovative, comprehensive, and highly practical database for regional economic and demographic information!

Thinking about opening a business or pursuing development opportunities in the Sooke Region? Find everything you need from housing price data, population trends, education, income and crime statistics, and much more here on Sooke‘s very own Townfolio.


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Frequently Asked

How much does membership cost?

Membership varies by the size of your organization.  A small 1 person business annual membership is $165 or less than $15/month.

Why should I join the Chamber?

There are many benefits to join the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce.  One of the biggest benefits is instant business credibility.  A new venture has many challenges, let’s put this one to rest right now.

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