Membership in AdvantageBC

AdvantageBC International Business Centre · Vancouver (formerly the International Financial Centre British Columbia (IFC BC)) is a non-profit society with a mandate to promote international business in British Columbia.

AdvantageBC has been working hard to grow the international business community in British Columbia for the past 30 years.  

As the only non-government organization in BC dedicated to attracting and retaining international businesses, we understand the needs of the international business community in BC, and work closely with both government and private sector interests to ensure the right conditions are in place to meet those needs.

AdvantageBC brings senior business leaders together to discuss and analyze public policy issues that can further position British Columbia as a globally competitive location for conducting international business. Our membership includes an array of businesses, academics and industry organizations.

By encouraging companies to locate or expand their international business activities in BC, AdvantageBC plays a key role in further building the Province into a key business and financial hub on the west coast of North America.

Value of Membership:

In addition to being a part of building British Columbia’s sustainable economy, your membership includes:

  • Access to networking opportunities with the international business community at AdvantageBC’s events and meetings with business, government and academic leaders.
  • Complimentary access to our international business forums and events.
  • Access to AdvantageBC’s research and tax policy analyses that influence international business to help you stay informed on international business issues.
  • Introductions to other members of the international business community, including the private and public sector, that could help grow your organization in British Columbia.

Become a Member:

Membership with AdvantageBC is only $300/ year (+GST) and you can be a part of our international business community.

If you would like to make a payment for your membership you can do so via the PayPal button below.

To make a payment using credit card, please click on Create An Account instead of logging in to your PayPal account.

Did you know?

  • Vancouver is among the top-10 wealth management centres in the world.
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  • All five of Canada’s largest banks have significant operations in BC.
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