Infrastructure in Parksville-Qualicum Beach
Telephone, cable and satellite television, and Internet services are all available in the Parksville-Qualicum Beach area. Major Canadian providers including Telus and Shaw provide these services. Parksville and Qualicum Beach have an Allstream fibre optic backbone running through both communities, providing easy access to companies requiring fibre.
The Qualicum Beach Digital Media Studios provides a space where members of the creative workforce can meet and collaborate. Work and meeting space is available on a drop-in or ongoing basis.
Parksville and Qualicum Beach have several facilities available for conventions and conferences:
- The Parksville Community and Conference Centre, adjacent to the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, has rooms of varying sizes and includes an auditorium/theatre, change rooms, a small boardroom, kitchen facilities and four rooms (ranging from 35-110 capacity each) that can be opened up to accommodate larger groups.
- The Qualicum Beach Civic Centre – located in the centre of town - specializes in hosting major conferences and conventions, concerts, trade shows, banquets and weddings.
- Local resorts and hotels also have banquet and conference facilities.