A huge thank you to all of






The Vancouver Island Exhibition Association would like to thank our 2017 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

Canada 150 (Funded By the Government of Canada)   wordmark-col


City of Nanaimo

DBL Disposal Services

Island Radio


Long & McQuade

McDonald Restaurants

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 B.C.)  BC Logo

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

Pacific West Forklift Service

Pryde Vista Golf Course

Shar-Kare Feed & Pet Supplies

Shaw TV/Cable Systems

Shooting Star Amusements

Tim Hortons

White Spot


Gold Partner ($1,000 +):


Bastion Trophies

Blake Erickson Roofing



Budget Rent A Car

Coast Bastion Hotel

Coastal Community Credit Union

Cold Star Solutions

InCharacter Costume & Novelties

Island Savings

Knappett Industries

MacNutt Garden & Farm Supplies

Midland Tools

Panago Pizza

Paul Kovach Photography

Remax Of Nanaimo

Rideout Communications

Royal LePage / Nanaimo Realty

Securco Services

TD Canada Trust

U-Lock Mini Storage

VI Honda

Wayon Sound

Webacom Media Corporation  

Western Forest Products

Woodgrove Chrysler


Silver Partner ($500 +):


Cedar Tire

Claytree Society

Harris Mazda

Hub International Barton Insurance

Island Communications

Island H2O Services

Island Timberlands

Landlubber Pub

London Drugs

Mid Island Co-op

Motion Specialties

Nanaimo Child Development Center

Nanaimo SPCA 

Nanaimo Christian School

Nanaimo Toyota

Rick Evenson Signs

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 256

Ryler Holdings

Steve Marshall Ford – Nanaimo

The Wellington Pub & Liquor Store

Top Drawer Graphics

Top Shelf Feeds

Trading Post Feed & Tackle

VOA Power Systems

Westwood Metals

Wildplay Element Parks


Bronze Partner ($250 +):


Big Green Storage

Broco Glass – Nanaimo

British Columbia Ferry Corporation

Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada


HB Towing

Helijet – Nanaimo

Home Hardware – Nanaimo

Isle Golf Carts

Mid Island Towing

Paradise Island Foods Inc

Realty Executives

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 257

Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

Wine Kitz – Terminal Park

Woodgrove Centre


Friends of the Fair ($100 +):


Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island

Budget Brake & Muffler

Cedar Women’s Institute

Central Drugs

Columbia Bakery

Country Club Centre

Dairy Queen – Nicol Street

Greenhawk Harness & Equestrian Supplies

Island Stitchery Guild

Kool & Child

MGM Restaurant

Medieval Chaos

Nanaimo Correctional Centre

Nanaimo Horticultural Society

Nanaimo RCMP

Parks, Recreation & Environment – Beban & Bowen Staff

Precision Detailing

Serge & Sew

Snip & Stitch

Stitchers Muse



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!