Business Associations & Networking

Vancouver Business Network Forum
Multicultural business network group that helps entrepreneurs grow by giving them the opportunity to network and present their business live and online.
Better Business Bureau
An unbiased organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Open Monday to Friday 09:00-16:00. Suite 404, 788 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B2M1.
Vancouver Executive Association
A consortium of top business and professional leaders committed to supplying quality reputable goods and services to the Greater Vancouver marketplace and beyond. 400 - 601 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5Z4C2.
Stevens & Associates Immigration Services
Former immigration officer. Business, skilled worker, family class, NAFTA. Visitor, work, study permits. Suite 801 938 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1N9.
The Hong Kong-Canada Business Association
Encourages trade between Canada and Hong Kong, provides a forum for discussion of trade issues and promotes government policies that will expand trade and develop ties between the two. 220-1050 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E3S7.
United Native Nations Society Provincial Office
Aboriginal and first nations organizations in Vancouver. Suite 2f1-678 Hastings St E, Vancouver, BC, V6A 1R1.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia
The largest accounting organization in British Columbia, with over 10,000 members and more than 1,500 students. Suite 500, One Bentall Centre, 505 Burrard Street, Box 22, Vancouver, BC, V7X 1M4.
BNI British Columbia
Marketing organization that specializes in word-of-mouth referrals and aims to create a supportive and trusting environment for developing business relationships through running regular events.
The Association of Women Business Owners
Supports and encourages women in business by running regular dinner meetings with topical presentations and practical business ideas to help grow businesses. Suite 1000, 355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C2G8.
Scavenger Hunt Anywhere
Organizers of scavenger hunts as fun and relevant team building exercises for corporate outings, workshops, and business events, catering for all group sizes.
East Vancouver Business Association
Promotes and supports east Vancouvers businesses and neighborhood associations, their cooperation and mutual support, and runs regular community events. PO Box 87207, Vancouver, BC.
The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia
Support the Canadian-owned book industry in British Columbia. Suite 600, 402 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1T6.
Yaletown Business Improvement Association
Fosters economic development and reduces property taxes in Yaletown. Suite 003, 1290 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B2Y5.
British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors
Regulates professional practice of Clinical Counsellors in British Columbia and grants the use of the title "Registered Clinical Counsellor" (RCC) to those voluntarily registered with it. Suite 14, 2544 Dunlevy Street, Victoria, BC, V8R5Z2.
Association of Chinese Canadian Professionals
Promotes links between professionals and the community, with an emphasis on people of Chinese descent. Suite 612, 280 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B2E2.
The Gay and Lesbian Business Association of British Columbia
Runs regular networking events, increases business visibility, educates business people and helps to boost trade and referrals. Open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00. 102-211 Columbia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6A2R5.
Swan - Successful Women Always Network
Unites, supports and promotes female entrepreneurs and managers, helping them work together, share resources and build business and personal relationships.
The Canadian Federation Of Independant Business
Advise to help manage your business. Business support. 1430-625 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2T6.
Supports "small office home office" (Soho) entrepreneurs and SMEs in Canada with up to 50 employees. Suite 2, 1680 Lloyd Avenue, North Vancouver, BC, V7P2N6.
Dunbar Village Business Association
Association of business and property owners on Dunbar Street that aims to maintain the appearance of the street and support the community through running events. PO Box 45072, 4326 Dunbar Street, Vancouver, BC, V6S2M8.
Canada, Australia & New Zealand Business Association
A non-profit association that aims to foster trade and business between Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association
A non-profit society that champions a vibrant, healthy and diverse downtown and aims to establish Vancouver as North America’s best business-friendly downtown core. Suite 1790, 401 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B5A1.
Ukrainian Canadian Professional & Business Assn Of Vancouver
Ukrainian business association. Based in Vancouver. 101-7007 Kerr Street, Vancouver, BC, V5S 3E2.
Canadian Business for Social Responsibility
Non-profit, member-led organization that helps Canadian companies improve performance while maintaining a commitment to corporate social responsibility. 205-535 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3L2.
Strathcona Business Improvement Association
A non-profit, member driven organization that represents 850 business and commercial property owners in the Strathcona area. 1222 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC.
Forum for Women Entrepreneurs
Mentors and educates female entrepreneurs through leading-edge professional programs, and facilitates connections within the business community. Suite 1208 – 409 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 1T2