Business News Magazine

As one of the key channels for marketing, the St. John’s Board of Trade’s Business News magazine keeps members informed of the Board’s policy efforts, government initiatives and decisions that affect business. It also highlights upcoming events, and shares the good news of what’s happening with other members.

The magazine is published quarterly around various themes and features guest editorials, interviews and profiles of our members.

Business News – keeping you connected!

Business News forms



With our new website we offer St. John’s Board of Trade members a platform to reach the world. A professional, clean and easily navigated site offers advertisers an excellent opportunity to reach not only the current membership, but also the many visitors outside who visit our site, curious as to what is happening in the hub of St. John’s. As the voice of the St. John’s business community, our website is the place to be. Our site tracks detailed statistics and advertising is available on a tiered basis to meet your needs.



Imagine having your company logo reaching 1300 contacts within our existing membership each week! You can if you advertise on our weekly electronic newsletter. We frequently send an electronic newsletter to our members to keep them abreast of upcoming events, opportunities in Business News magazine, policy efforts and more. Be seen!

And don’t forget, there are package offerings for all three!

Web & e-news advertising forms

Presenting Partner Program

The Presenting Partner Program provides an opportunity for members to get maximum exposure at a Board of Trade luncheon. On average, the Board hosts 15 luncheons per year, which provide networking opportunities as well as a forum for speakers on various topics of interest to our members.

The Board’s Presenting Partner Program provides maximum exposure for members in pre-event promotion, at the event itself and subsequently in Business News.

Please see the Presenting Partner Program criteria for more details.


Corporate Sponsorship Program

Corporate Sponsorship Program is a business relationship between the St. John’s Board of Trade and a number of their members. Business leaders invest in the St. John’s Board of Trade because they believe in our mandate to make St. John’s a better place to live, work and play.

For a financial investment in the St. John’s Board of Trade the Corporate Sponsorship recipient receives an array of tangible and intangible benefits.

The Corporate Sponsorship Program consists of three levels of sponsorship:

  • Platinum – three year commitment
  • Gold – two year commitment
  • Silver – one year commitment

It is designed to offer value options for all members whether you are a large, medium or small business. Renewals take place in July.


Promoting your business

As a member of the St. John’s Board of Trade there are many ways to promote and showcase your business. These opportunities can help develop your personal and professional growth. Network with fellow Board of Trade members, share your expertise at a lunch ‘n’ learn, advertise in our monthly publication, Business News magazine, or become a Board of Trade sponsor.

Here are some ways to promote your business:

  • Become a presenting partner at a luncheon
  • Submit a guest editorial in Business News magazine
  • Become a Board of Trade Ambassador
  • Consider showcasing your business on the cover of Business News magazine or including an advertisement or insert
  • Take part in our business mixers, or host one yourself
  • Participate in our annual Business Show

Whether your budget is big or small, we have an opportunity for you to promote your business. The St. John’s Board of Trade offers both paid programs such as sponsorship, and other opportunities that are included with your membership.


To learn more about any of these exciting opportunities contact us at 726-2961 or email