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Insight: January – February Edition

Catch up on recent business and economic news and events in this latest issue of Insight, the bi-monthly newsletter from the Township of Langley’s Economic Investment and Development team. Want the convenience of Insight straight to your inbox? Subscribe now! Want the convenience of Insight straight to your inbox? Subscribe now! Want the convenience of Insight straight to your inbox? Subscribe now! 

 

Creative BC Impact ReportCreative BC Impact Report 2018-2019

Creative BC’s Impact Report is out, and the data shows the Township coming out as a hot spot for film in the province. An estimated 1,718 film days in 2018 came from shows like Riverdale, Supergirl, The 100, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and many others. Together BC’s creative sectors drive $6.22 billion in economic activity and employ 108,900 people. To learn more about Creative BC and the impact of the creative sector on our economy check out their 2018/2019 Impact Report…read more

 


Buying LocalBuying Local by the Numbers

Did you know that for every $100 in revenue, local independent businesses recirculate $63 into the local economy versus $14 from multinationals?  LOCO BC research shows how independent businesses re-circulate dollars, create jobs, and support other local suppliers. To learn more check out the Economic Impact of Local Businesses report…read more

 


Best Cities for WorkThe Best Cities for Work in BC 2020

The Township of Langley is the best place to work in the Lower Mainland! BC Business magazine has released its annual list of the Best Cities For Work in BC – Where to Work in 2020, and the Township was named #3 out of 46 municipalities in the province, outranked only by Squamish and Whistler.  Find the complete list and learn more about the rankings…read more

 


Business WorkshopEvent: Greater Langley Area Business Workshop

Langley businesses are invited to the Greater Langley Area Business Workshop, being held on February 25, 2020.  Attendees will learn what impact their business has, and how to market their local attributers to consumers who love to shop local. For more information on this work shop…read more

 

 


Business WalkWalnut Grove 2019 Business Walk Results

Results are in! In October, the Township conducted the 2019 Business Walk in the commercial areas of Northwest Langley, Walnut Grove and Willoughby. Data collected shows that 94% of businesses surveyed identified the current state of their business as either “steady or increasing”.  Additional data on key appeals of owning a business in the Township, improvements needed, and more are available in the aggregated results summary…read more

 


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