Member Perks/Discounts

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BCEDA and Localintel have entered into a strategic partnership that will make it more affordable for BC's economic developers to integrate world leading business and talent attraction tools into their websites.

About Localintel

Localintel is a Canadian technology company providing a catalog of plug-and-play economic development tools that hundreds of organizations have integrated into their existing or new website to help attract businesses and talent by:

1.      showcasing their location's advantages;

2.      increasing website engagement; and

3.      sharing valuable data.

Localintel’s clients range from the District of Tumbler Ridge in BC (population ~2,200) through to Invest in Canada.


BCEDA members who are not already Localintel clients will receive an exclusive 20% discount on all Localintel’s tools when you sign up for a three-year subscription and a 10% discount with a one-year commitment.  Click here to claim your discount.

Learn more

Check out Localintel’s website and then schedule a call with the Localintel team. (You can also schedule a call by clicking here or emailing info@ecdev.org.)

Claim your Localintel discount now

NEW Unlock economic potential with CityViz, the go-to data portal crafted for economic development professionals. BCEDA members now have exclusive access to comprehensive suite of tools CityViz provides at special discounted rates.

Provide investors, entrepreneurs, and decision makers with comprehensive, reliable, and freshly updated data in an easily accessible format. With a set of unique features, CityViz makes it easy to reach your data, present it, and distribute it while always using the most recent data available. Use CityViz for:

  • Investment and talent attraction
  • Community profile
  • Market research and strategic planning
  • Support grant applications with data
  • Generate custom PDF and PowerPoint presentations for the Council, investors
  • and more!

Explore the possibilities with CityViz and elevate your economic development strategies.

Special Offer for BCEDA Members:

  • 20% for three-year subscriptions
  • 15% for two-year subscriptions
  • 10% for one-year subscriptions

Claim your CityViz discount by clicking the link below, don’t forget you must be signed in with your BCEDA user email and password.

Claim your CityViz discount now

NEW Uncover new perspectives, enhance site development, and access highly specific investment and economic development data through Manifold Data Mining. As the leading data provider across countless industries and having worked with 300+ economic developers across Canada, we're proud to offer BCEDA members exclusive access to our comprehensive Data Licenses, Polaris Intelligence software platform, Dashboards, and Custom Projects at special discounted rates.

With our Manifold Data Licenses, we provide high-quality, extensive, dependable data updated to the current year and descriptive down to the postal code level that cannot be found anywhere else.

  • SuperDemographics: Understand the demographic characteristics of your market with thousands of detailed variables not found on the StatsCan census.
  • Estimates & Projections: Present to investors the multi-year population and income projections of your city.
  • CanaCode Lifestyle Clusters: Develop insights into the various lifestyle segments that reside in your areas of interest.
  • Neighbourhood Scores: Produce the quantitative scores of the livability of different neighbourhoods.

Between 2022 and 2023, Canada’s population growth accelerated to 3.2%, one of the fastest rates in the world. Implications for economic development include commercial and residential site development, investment attraction and more. Public data sources and their lags cannot capture these critical changes, highlighting the importance of current-year data down to the postal code.

Presented in a user-friendly format, our software platform Polaris Intelligence makes use of our Manifold Data and stands out with its unique modules that simplify data access, visualization, and distribution. Utilize Polaris for a range of applications, including:

  • Profiling your town and specific neighbourhoods
  • Conducting market research and strategic planning
  • Bolstering grant applications with high-quality Manifold Data
  • Attracting and retaining investment and talent
  • Creating charts and heatmaps on the population and multi-year growths.

Discover how Manifold Data Licenses and Polaris Intelligence can transform your approach to economic development.

Exclusive BCEDA Member Offer:

  • Enjoy a 20% discount on three-year data licenses/software subscriptions.
  • Save 15% on two-year data licenses/software subscriptions.
  • Get 10% off one-year data licenses/software subscriptions.

Elevate your economic development efforts with Manifold Data Mining today! Claim your Manifold Data Mining Discount now.

BCEDA is proud to offer access to discounts on tickets, hotels and various other products and services to members via PERKOPOLIS! BCEDA Members click here to start. Save on Westjet flights, hotels, Car Rentals, Airport parking and more. 


Perkopolis is a free, easy to use, and exclusive benefit program that provides you with access to a variety of entertainment offers, hotels, products, and services. You simply create an account, log into the website and add the product to your ‘shopping cart’. Payment is processed online and the tickets/vouchers are delivered to you.

BCEDA Members enjoy a subscription to BCBusiness, which includes six issues of the print and digital editions. There's no easier way to stay smart, informed and ahead of your competition.

BCEDA Members also enjoy discounted advertising rates in BCEDA's annual print and online publication, Invest in BC. The Invest in BC Magazine helps business owners and managers make informed decisions by profiling each of B.C.'s eight economic regions. Informed articles highlight living conditions and current business trends along with informative graphs depicting economic data.

BC BusinessCounts is a customer relationship management (CRM) solution powered by ExecutivePulse, designed specifically for economic development organizations. The intuitive design allows users to easily manage data, communicate with internal and external stakeholders, and track progress. With unlimited training, consultation, and 24/7 technical support, organizations can make the most of ExecutivePulse. BCEDA Members can enjoy exclusive discounted rates.

The Insider App is a streamlined solution for your community's investment attraction, tourism marketing, and shop local and education initiative needs. Powered by the 468 Insider platform, Insider apps reward people for exploring, while generating data and economic development opportunities for your community.

The Insider app is made available to BC Ale Trail, and other community partners through a partnership between BCEDA and 468 Insider.  Find out more information on how your community can add this to your marketing toolkit.

Book your vehicle using BCEDA's Budget Corporate Discount (BCD) #X552920 to take advantage of perks like:

  • Big savings and member-only discounts
  • Complimentary Fastbreak membership
  • A dedicated account support team

Click here to book today!

Benefits to BCEDA Members include complimentary membership in Hertz Gold, earn free days through Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, discounts on personal travel.

Click here to login with the following credentials:

Company name: bceda

CDP Number: 2002544

Pin Code: hbrgold

No matter where business take s you, Best Western is ready to welcome you. BCEDA Members can now take advantage of the special low rates available through this program at all Best Western Hotels Worldwide.  You must register or be a member of the Best Western Rewards Program to qualify for the rates.


  • 10% off our Best Available Rate
  • Include your Best Western Rewards number on every reservation to ensure your stays are rewarded.
  • Access to over 2,200 hotels in the United States and Canada
  • Business traveler amenities such as: free high speed internet access*, coffee/tea makers with complimentary coffee, iron and ironing board in all rooms, photo copy facilities and more

Click here to to book your reservation now, simply fill out the information requested in the Find a Hotel box.

For Reservations and Special Rates by phone, please call 1-855-504-1079.  Mention the BCEDA Business Advantage Corporate ID number: 01526650

As a member of BCEDA, your staff now qualify for a discount at any Kal Tire.   

 The 10% discount in on the sub total of the invoice. (not including tax or levy). The program is available at all of the 230+ Kal Tire locations, on all products.  (Kal Tire does not share/sell any info with anyone). Not all Kal Tire locations  offer mechanical services, as some are commercial locations (handling large trucks) but tires can be purchased at all locations.

National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car have been leaders in the car rental industry for more than 60 years. They have established a solid reputation as the car rental companies of choice, with a strong commitment to deliver quality service to their customers.
Click here for member discount code & instructions