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Business Services

How we Support

The Sidney BIA is proud to support Sidney business owners by providing business development services, marketing opportunities, networking events, and much more!

Programming is shaped by business owner feedback to ensure that services are relevant and useful to our unique business community.

See our full list of services below!

  • Business Support

    The Sidney BIA’s Business Development Manager is dedicated to supporting local entrepreneurs with their business needs; including orientation, consultation, marketing, resources and referrals.

     Email: to schedule a meeting or for any of your business questions.

  • Professional Development

    We support the growth of our business community by covering the cost of Small Business BC’s educational opportunities, which are specifically tailored to small business owners in BC

    The Sidney BIA also hosts regular Lunch and Learn events covering a variety of topics

    Check in with our What’s Happening page for upcoming classes and workshops

  • Business Planning

    We help owners to grow a sustainable business by providing a planning session with Small Business BC.

    Businesses can choose from:

     Business Plan Consulting & Review Service (perfect for new businesses)


    Strategy Planning for Business Growth (best suited to established business owners)

    Email: to register

  • Leveraged Advertising and Marketing

    We provide members with leveraged and free marketing opportunities, such as:

    • Business listing on
    • Listing in Explore Sidney Visitor Guide booklet (50,000 printed and distributed annually)
    • Business features on our Facebook and Instagram platforms 
    • Chance to share business news on our Explore Sidney social media channels. Click here to submit a social media request
    • Opportunity to share events on the Explore Sidney online events calendar; click here to submit an event
    • Brochure racking at the Sidney Visitor Centre

    Look out for pop up opportunities, such as Instagram reel filmings and mini-photoshoots on our monthly What’s Happening page

  • Events

    The Sidney BIA facilitates a number of exciting events and initiatives throughout the year.

    From networking mixers and employment fairs, to sidewalk sales;  we strive to serve the community’s needs and work to stimulate economic activity in Sidney

    See What’s Happening for upcoming events