This section includes resources and information on business transactions with the City, ranging from statistical data to business licencing and property assessment to buying, selling and developing in Port Coquitlam. The City provides numerous services to businesses.
The City works closely with local business organizations to facilitate and encourage economic growth, prosperity and employment opportunities in the City. The community's two most active business organizations are the Port Coquitlam Business Improvement Association and the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce.
Port Coquitlam Business Improvement Association
The Port Coquitlam Business Improvement Association (BIA) serves the downtown community of Port Coquitlam. The organization enables property owners and businesses to pool funds and efforts for marketing, beautification, research and other initiatives. In addition to a variety of promotional events throughout the year, the BIA hosts large annual events such as Harvest Fest. It works closely with the downtown businesses owners to respond to the needs of the business community. For more information on the BIA, please visit their website at www.pocobia.com.
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce serves the Tri-City area (Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Port Moody). The Chamber offers a host of benefits to members, including promotional activities, business referrals, networking events, insurance plans, and seminar and workshops. Working to be a voice of the business community, the Chamber advocates and lobbies on behalf of this community. For more information on the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, please visit their website at www.tricitieschamber.com.
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