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“It’s all about the company you keep…”
Considering membership? The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s collaborative approach to economic development offers many advantages to communities and businesses throughout the region, such as:

Shared Resources and Approaches

  • Benefit from the shared vision and common economic development strategies
  • Region-wide investment profile
  • Access to information and data
  • Minimize overlap/duplication of economic development activities
  • Business/investment retention and expansion program and activities
  • Coordinated pooling of resources (financial, human, physical)
  • Strengthened individual community and organization economic development efforts



  • Information exchanges and sharing
  • Opportunities to network with public and private sector partners and project funders
  • Opportunities to participate in and direct Alliance initiatives


Regional Benefits 

  • Regional consolidation of business/investment marketing and attraction activities
  • Collaborative development of infrastructure and economic clusters in the region
  • In-depth research and analysis on regional issues and opportunities
  • Opportunity to build critical mass, a stronger presence, and an organization that champions the region and its economy
  • Collaborative approaches to more complex regional issues and larger scale projects
  • Business / investment marketing of the region and of Alliance partners
  • A stronger and expanded regional economy and enhanced regional and community performance that benefits everyone

Annual Membership with VIEA is based on Business, Organization or Community Size:

Home Based Business
2 - 50 Employees
50 - 499 Employees, Communities under 10,000 pop
500+ Employees, Communities over 10,000 pop
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