About The BIA

Comox Business in Action ~ Comox By The Sea

Comox Business in Action (BIA), Business and Professionals was incorporated on July 11, 2000. Our mission statement reads ~ “Within the Town of Comox, the BIA promotes trade, commerce and an enhanced business and social environment.”

  • The purpose of the Society is to promote trade and commerce within the downtown core of the Town of Comox.
  • To sponsor, promote and organize special events in order to attract people to the downtown core of the Town of Comox
  • To create a more viable, accessible, business friendly atmosphere in the Town of Comox in order to attract new businesses

The Comox BIA Board as a whole meets nearly every month, and committee meetings are ongoing. Committees include Advocacy & Development, Finance, Marine Advocacy & Events/Marketing/Tourism. Please contact us if you are interested in participating on one of our committees.

The Comox Marina Enhancement Project

The Comox BIA Marina Enhancement Committee headed by Stuart Robinson has been working with the Town of Comox and the consultants on creating the best scenario possible to create a vibrant and welcoming park for visitors and citizens alike.

Comox News

Every now and then we end up in the news … here are articles for your reading pleasure…

Article in Comox Valley Echo re: Redevelopment of Lorne Hotel (May 7th, 2015)

Article in Comox Valley Record re: Classic Car Show in Comox Marina Park (April 23, 2015)

Article in Comox Valley Echo re: ICET Grant for Comox Marina Park (February 26, 2014)

Article in Comox Valley Record re: Mayor & Council (December 3, 2014)

Article in Edible Adventure re: All that Comox has to offer on PAGE 30 & 31 (Autumn Issue 2014)

Article in Comox Valley Record re: Redevelopment of Lorne Hotel (October 6, 2014)

Article in Comox Valley Echo re: Comox Marina Park (September 23, 2014)

Article in Comox Valley Record re: Comox Marina Park (September 22, 2014)

2018/19 Board of Directors

Bill Toews – President

Beaufort Family Dental

Jennifer Knox ~ Vice President

Desolation Sound Yacht Charters

Amanda Wood ~ Treasurer

Waypoint Insurance

Tom Diamond ~ Secretary

Branigo Brain Fitness

Jesse Dewhirst ~ Director

Coast Surf Shop

Chelan Schwindt ~ Director

DermEssentials Spa

Andrew Robinson ~ Director

Compass Adventure

Pam Watson ~ Director

Planet Kids

Tanya Archambault ~ Director

Komox Grind

John Jerczynski ~ Director

John’s Your Independent Grocer

Carrie Holub ~ Director

The Cottage Comox

Dan Kyle ~ Director

Nearly New Books

Russ Arnott ~ Liaison

Mayor Town of Comox



Sue Wood – Executive Director


Mailing Address

Comox Business In Action
PO Box 1624, RPO Stn A
Comox, BC
V9M 8A2

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