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. View a list of Core Members here.
  • Associate Members represent the infrastructure of the business community. Drawn from the legal, accounting, consulting, and other professional sectors, these firms assist AdvantageBC by informing their clients and associates about the benefits available under the IBA program. View a list of Associate Members here.
  • 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 ranked third most livable city in the world by the EIU.
  • Vancouver is among the top-10 wealth management centres in the world.
  • All five of Canada’s largest banks have significant operations in BC.
  • According to latest GFCI, Vancouver is the 5th most powerful financial centre in North America.