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Island Good Member Drive January 2023

Island Good is 5 years old in 2023 and we want to celebrate! The year is action packed so check out the Highlights of Events & Opportunities below – but to kick the year off we want to say thanks to you with ways to save.

  • Two weeks of savings! Between January 17th to 31st ONLY.
    • Register or renew and receive $25 off. If you are interested in taking advantage of the $25 off your renewal please email diana@viea.ca to arrange a revised invoice be sent to you.
    • Need a door sticker and/or buttons? Order and we will send them to you for free!
    • Free upcoming social promo! All licensees in good standing on Jan 31st will be included in our A-Z campaign.

Island Good Calendar of Events and Opportunity



  • 1st Annual Island Good Membership Drive – January 17th to 31st
    • If you purchase a new or renew an existing license between January 17th to 31st you receive a $25 discount. Even if your membership isn’t due, pay now and save.
  • New Welcome Package launches – this package includes a mailed package of IG swag & videos.
    • Don’t worry current licensees, we want to mail you what you need too – fill out this easy google order form for door stickers and buttons by Jan 31st and we will ship them to you (free!).


  • Social spotlights begin! If you are a current IG license holder on Feb 1st you will automatically be included in the A-Z of Island Good.
  • Opportunities List – new advertising, networking and partnership possibilities.
  • Sign up for the 2nd Annual Island Good Days in June 2023 at beautiful Arbutus Meadows.


  • IG networking comes to a place near you! Watch for dates to connect with the Island Good Team and IG producers, makers, growers and creators close to you.


  • Island Good goes to market! The market season is starting and Island Good’s newest partner is the BC Farmers Market Association (BCAFM).
    • There are 27 Vancouver Island and rural island markets that will be waving the IG flags and we are so excited to include them in our retailers list.
      • Watch for ways to connect with market opportunities early in March.


  • Announcement – New Island Good opportunities at the State of the Island Economic Summit!
    • Watch for details on more info and signup in May and get ready to showcase your IG to over 550 delegates in October.


    • With over 240 Island Good businesses on Vancouver Island and the Rural Islands, Island Good days is a celebration of our Island Good producers, retailers, restaurants and distributors. Stay tuned for special events, increased advertising and Island Good days proclamations from communities across the Island.

July & August

  • Summer staff will be touring the region to promote the brand with retailers, at the markets and through Visitor Centres.
  • Island Good Holiday Market(s) sign up!
    • In 2023 we are expanding on the success of the Island Good market in June to reach the holiday shoppers.
  • Want to be part of the Holiday Gift Box program? You will see opportunities to connect to that over the summer.


  • Connecting Island Good licensees to new sales opportunities!
    • Are you looking for wholesale opportunities? Ready to expand your retail markets? Looking for custom orders? The launch of our “Discovering Island Good Links” starts now.
    • Starting in September the IG team will focus on bringing buyers to IG suppliers.


  • 17th Annual State Of the Island Summit October 25 & 26
    • IG at the tradeshow, on the table and in the program.
  • Release of the 9th Annual Economic Report
    • New data on regional consumer spending will be used as calls to action for buying local.

November & December

  • Holiday Gift Giving Launch!
    • Island Good Gift Boxes
    • Where to find IG for the holidays!
    • How to make your holidays local; from gift giving, food and decorations to experiences, services and getaways.
  • Island Good at the Holiday Markets!
    • Exclusive IG Market plus;
    • Find direct gift box sales at markets around the region.