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Sooke’s finest businesses celebrated with songs and smiles at the annual business excellence awards

Press Release, for immediate distribution Sooke, November 21, 2022 On November 19, the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual business excellence awards, Sooke Celebrates. The evening celebrated Sooke's local enterprises with an evening of Jazz with...

Sooke Celebrates Business Excellence with Song, Celebration and Smiles: Tickets now on sale!

Were you nominated? Buy your TICKETS here Sooke, BC: When it comes to celebrating business excellence in Sooke, the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce is changing gears. Instead of their longstanding traditional sit-down buffet, the Chamber is switching to an evening of...

Sooke Chamber and EMCS Society co-host election event to introduce 25+ candidates to the community

September 20, 2022 Vote 2022: Mayoral Candidates Conversation; Councillor Candidate Platforms EMCS 6218 Sooke Rd, in-person event (and later available on video) Saturday, October 1, 2022, 2:00pm to 4:00pm (doors open at 1:45) Free, Registration Required...

Multi-chamber networking event of 2022: Five Chamber Mixer, Sept 22

5 Chamber Business Mixer Thursday, September 22, 2022 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST Gorge Park Pavilion 1070 Tillicum Rd, Victoria, BC V9A 2A1 REGISTER NOW! Join us for the annual joint mixer bringing together great businesses from the Esquimalt, Greater Victoria, Saanich...

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

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