The development of the web portal will occur in two phases. In Phase 1, the development of the new VIEA website as a web portal will take place, while Phase 2 will focus on adding further investment attraction content and mapping capabilities. Impact Visual Communications, located in Nanaimo, has been hired to design the new VIEA website.
The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance is a successful model of regional collaboration with a focus on branding Vancouver Island, attracting and retaining a sustainable workforce, in addition to promoting initiatives related to transportation, renewable energy, agriculture, aquaculture and advanced technology. Member driven, with representation from the private and public sectors, VIEA works with community leaders to collectively affect positive economic growth throughout the Island.