102.3 the Wave + VIM Vendors Giveaway!

the Wave

Presenting another epic Giveaway brought to you by our exclusive radio media sponsor 102.3 the wave and our very own amazing VIM vendors. Starting March 18th, 102.3 the Wave will provide on-air 2 Live Liners per day and produced promos throughout the week. The online contest featuring 40 VIM vendor prizes are all listed on…

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FREE Painting Workshop at VIM’s Spring Market!

Set your creative side free when you sign up for one of the FREE painting workshops at VIM’s Spring Market this March 30th and 31st with Justina from Dream. Feel. Paint.: Tree of Life or Beach life – 15 mins Mini Masterpiece Love Bonds: Mom & Me – 30mins Social Butterfly – Youth 30minIsland Skies…

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Vendor Tips & Trick For A Successful Market Experience

Vancouver Island Market vendors that present their booths well have increased their sales dramatically. The well known “Three Second Rule” says that you have about three seconds to grab someone’s attention to get them into your booth. Don’t waste your opportunity! Make sure you’re setting your set up for success with these quick and simple…

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Why Markets Matter

Creating a space for local vendors to grow and thrive allows communities to engage in small businesses and their growth. Communities that get involved in helping grow a small business allows one to not only participate in that growth but see that the community can grow small establishments into larger and inspire those entrepreneurs in…

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Author Reading – Margarita Romano

I am over the moon to announce another inspiring speaker at our event on Saturday, March 30th from 2pm-3pm – Margarita Romano. I came across her book through a pivotal change in my life – I’m turning 40 this year and I’m learning to love myself more and let go of the things I cannot…

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Come Visit Our Community Area

On March 30th – 31st at Vancouver Island Market, we will be joined by local clubs, non-profits, and small businesses in our Community Area to share with you their passion in the arts and crafts, health, sustainable living, and music. Yellow Point Farms – Go behind the scenes at Yellow Point Farms to experience first…

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Win 2 Passes to Exit-Nanaimo Escape Room worth $64

Now open in Nanaimo! Exit escape rooms are a fully immersive experience, guaranteed to challenge you. Do you have what it takes?!   We’ve partnered with Exit-Nanaimo to give you a chance to win 2 passes to their escape room, valued at $64.To enter:1) Leave a comment below on who you’d escape with2) Share this post on to…

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Yellow Point Farms

Wanna know what it’s like to be a homesteader and start your own self-sustainable hobby farm? Do you want to try goat yoga? Go behind the scenes at Yellow Point Farms to experience first hand what farm life on Vancouver Island is all about. The owners, Justin and Becca, will give you a brief history…

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Silent Disco

Have you ever tried Silent Disco? The first time I tried silent disco was last year on a cruise heading to Alaska with my family.  We saw it on the cruise’s itinerary and thought we would give it a go. So what the heck is Silent Disco? Silent Disco, in the simplest sense, is a…

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