Coast Outdoor Advertising is a family company and the largest billboard operator on Vancouver Island, in beautiful BC. We own and operate billboard advertising locations in the key Vancouver Island out of home (OOH) markets of Victoria, Cowichan, Duncan, Ladysmith, Port Alberni and Nanaimo. We also offer billboards servicing central BC communities and Vancouver.
We've been in the outdoor advertising OOH business since 1975. The strength of Coast Outdoor is in our company's commitment to our clients, our partners, our community, our shared sense of fair play and entrepreneurial spirit.
Darren has led Coast Outdoor Advertising Ltd., the family business, since 2012. Darren brings close to 30 years of advertising and small to medium-sized business leadership experience and holds a B.Sc. in economics from the University of Victoria. Darren is a former Director of Online Solutions with Big Picture Technologies Inc., a publicly-traded canadian software company, is also principal of True Media Corp., an online retail and media company he founded in 2001, and Darren started his career as a licensed investment advisor in the canadian brokerage business with Lévesque Beaubien, now National Bank Securities.
David has enjoyed a 30 year career in sales management. He started his journey in information technology and publishing, leading him to the newspaper industry where he has served as VP of Sales for CanWest and Director of Advertising and Marketing for the Times Colonist newspaper. David launched David Whitman Consulting in 2018 and Coast Outdoor is proud to have him serve as Director of Sales.
Doug founded Coast Outdoor and grew the company from its first billboard location on the Pat Bay Highway in 1975 to be the largest billboard company on Vancouver Island with locations serving the key BC OOH markets of Chemainus, Cobble Hill, Courtenay, Cowichan, Departure Bay, Duncan, Ladysmith, Lantzville, Mill Bay, Nanaimo, Parksville, Port Alberni, Qualicum Beach, Sidney, Tofino, Ucluelet and Victoria.