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.

Members of AdvantageBC

  • These companies comprise an array of businesses from financial institutions to companies in the life sciences and manufacturing business.
  • Associate Members represent the infrastructure of the business community.
  • Academic Members are post-secondary educational institutions offering programs in business and international finance.

Member Services

  • Promoting the province by raising the profile of British Columbia as a location for investment. Increased membership benefits all members and strengthens the economy of British Columbia as a whole.
  • Disseminating information to members on changes to the legislation and hosting meetings, seminars, and conferences to communicate relevant information.
  • Building links with higher-level educational institutions to communicate the competitive advantages of doing business in British Columbia.

Did you know?

  • Vancouver is among the top-10 wealth management centres in the world.
  • Vancouver ranked third most livable city in the world by the EIU.
  • According to latest GFCI, Vancouver is the 5th most powerful financial centre in North America.
  • All five of Canada’s largest banks have significant operations in BC.