A huge thank you to all of






The Vancouver Island Exhibition Association would like to thank our 2016 Sponsors. Without their support, we would not be able to put on one of Nanaimo’s Premier Events each and every year.


Elite Corporate ($10,000 +):


Arbutus RV


City of Nanaimo

DBL Disposal Services

Island Radio


Long & McQuade


Ministry of Canadian Heritage & Official Languages      wordmark-col

Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitors General-Gaming Branch  (We Acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia)

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Thrifty Foods


Major Corporate ($5,000 +):


Shaw Electrical Services

United Rentals


Platinum Partner ($2,500 +):


Coastland Wood Industries

Green Thumb Nursery

Howard Johnson Hotel

Ministry of International Trade – Multicultural BC Logo

Nanaimo Cold Storage

Pacific West Forklift Service

Shar-Kare Feed & Pet Supplies

Shaw TV/Cable Systems

Shooting Star Amusements

Tim Hortons

White Spot


Gold Partner ($1,000 +):


Bastion Trophies



Budget Rent A Car

Cabela’s Nanaimo

Coast Bastion Hotel

Coastal Community Credit Union

InCharacter Costume & Novelties

Island Savings

Knappett Industries

MacNutt Garden & Farm Supplies

Paul Kovach Photography

Remax Of Nanaimo

Rideout Communications

Royal LePage / Nanaimo Realty

Securco Services

Stihl Canada

TD Canada Trust

Walker Saw Shop

Webacom Media Corporation  

Western Forest Products


Silver Partner ($500 +):


BC Ferries Corporation

Cottonwood Golf Course

Doug Routley – MLA

Dr. Tyler Stitt – Winchelsea Veterinary Services


Harris Mazda

Hub International Barton Insurance

Island Communications

Island H2O Services

Island Pacific Logging

Island Timberlands

Leonard Krog – MLA

London Drugs

Michelle Stilwell – MLA

Mid Island Co-op

Motion Specialties

Nanaimo Child Development Center

Nanaimo SPCA 

Panago Pizza

Plecas Trucking

Probyn Log Ltd.

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 256

Ryler Holdings

Sheila Malcolmson – MP

Steve Marshall Ford – Nanaimo

Top Shelf Feeds

Vancouver Island University

VOA Power Systems

Westwood Metals

Westerra Equipment

Wildplay Element Parks

Woodgrove Chrysler


Bronze Partner ($250 +):


Big Green Storage

Broco Glass – Nanaimo

Cinnabar Valley Farm



Helijet – Nanaimo

Isle Golf Carts


Realty Executives

Riverbend Farms

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 257

Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

VI Honda

Wine Kitz – Terminal Park

Woodgrove Centre


Friends of the Fair ($100 +):


Budget Brake & Muffler

Cedar Women’s Institute

Central Drugs

Dairy Queen – Nicol Street

Green Thumb Garden Centre

Greenhawk Harness & Equestrian Supplies

Island Stitchery Guild

Kool & Child

Midland Tools

Nanaimo Correctional Centre

Nanaimo RCMP

Parks, Recreation & Environment – Beban & Bowen Staff

Serge & Sew

Stitchers Muse

Superette Foods



Interested in Sponsorship?   For more information click on package below:


2017 Sponsorship Package


For additional information please contact Karen Streeter, Sponsorship Director, at 250-739-4470  or via e-mail to kstreeter@viex.ca.


Thank you!



The Vancouver Island Exhibition is excited to announce:


The VIEx was the honoured award winner for 2009 from BC Association of Agricultural Fairs and Exhibitions and the Minister of Agriculture and Lands BEST FAIR EVALUATION in BC for more than 20,000+ in attendance!

 The VIEx had a great year!