Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce

Creston's chamber is dedicated to the prosperity of local businesses.

Creston Chamber of Commerce

The Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce supports businesses in Creston. — Photo courtesy the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce.

The Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce supports businesses in Creston and its surrounding communities. Originally formed as the Creston Board of Trade in 1935, the organization received its most recent name change in 2009. Today it works throughout the year to advocate for local businesses across a variety of industries. The chamber shares space with the Creston Visitor Centre at 121 Northwest Blvd. (Hwy 3).

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski joined representatives from the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce to open the 2017 Creston Valley Trade Show.
Creston Valley Chamber, 2017

Recent changes at the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Creston Visitor Centre have empowered both organizations to thrive.

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Creston Valley Chamber stats:

  • Manager: Vern Gorham
  • President: Mark Wolfe
  • Number of members: 148
  • When established: 1935 as the Creston Board of Trade;  CVCC in 2009
  • Cost of annual membership:  $50. to $375.
  • Chamber website
  • Address: 121 Northwest Boulevard, Creston, B.C. V0B 1G0
  • Hours of operation: Closed on statutory holidays. Open 9 to 5 daily from May long weekend to Labour Day weekend and 9 to 5 Monday to Friday from Labour Day weekend to May long weekend.
  • Contact: [email protected]; 250-428-4342 or 866-528-4342

Key annual events sponsored or supported by the Chamber:

  • Business Walk
  • Shop Local Day
  • Blossom Festival
  • Canada Day celebration
  • Fall Fair
  • Small Business Week
  • Santa Claus Parade

Ongoing events open to all businesses:

  • Business Liaison Committee hosts a monthly "Business Connection" meeting that is open to all businesses, members and non-members.
  • Community Futures hosts a monthly networking meeting at the chamber of commerce building, open to anyone interested in local enterprise. 
  • The chamber board is looking forward to hosting business seminars and events this year.

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