The Chamber’s role is to act as a catalyst for business. We help build relationships that are critical for your success. Through diverse networking opportunities, discount programs and services, and exposure opportunities, our member exclusives can help you implement your marketing plan at any stage.
We run 75+ events each year. As a member we offer exclusive events and pricing that only you have access to. Have a look at our events calendar to see what’s upcoming. We even run events specifically for young professionals!
Looking for a more structured way to network? Our Sales Lead Network is an exclusive benefit to our members that allows you to connect with other industry professionals from all different fields. This networking opportunity is designed to build relationships with other businesses looking to help you succeed.
Are you a female leader looking for a little bit of peer support? Our Women’s Leadership Network has built a peer-to-peer support system for upper level executives throughout the Okanagan and a variety of different events that females at any stage of their career can tap into for support, connections and education.
Our Business Smarts Seminars are a power hour for you to learn implementable business tips. This series is for members, by members, so whether you’re looking to share your skill or learn a little bit more about a specific area of business we can help you plug in.
Regardless of what stage of business you are in, our Chamber can help you grow. Our business directory is a member exclusive that allows you to be easily found through search engine optimization and helps you connect directly with your clients.
Throughout the year our team offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities exclusive to members to help you get in front of your target market. Even as a Not for Profit this is something you can take advantage of through our Community Connection.
If you would like to know more about the programs and services that the Kelowna Chamber offers please contact our office, we would love to hear from you! Remember that members have access to these networking events at a reduced rate.
The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is proud to have many small businesses as members and we are delighted to share our spacious boardroom with them.
Boardroom Rentals are available Monday-Friday, anytime after 4:30pm and anytime Saturday or Sunday for a $50 (+ GST) flat rate.
For our not-for-profit members we offer once per month complimentary rental. Additional rentals can be booked for the same month but will be subject to the $50+ GST fee.
For more information about our boardroom or to book a meeting please contact us.
Capacity: Maximum 25
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If you would like to capitalize on the great savings and reap the benefits below, please contact us to become a member!
Business Smarts is a Chamber Member networking and learning opportunity which is a series of seminars offered to Chambers members, presented by fellow Chamber members.
Held once per month (morning from 8 – 9 am or from noon - 1 pm), this seminar series takes place in our boardroom with group sizes from 5 - 20, and hosts various presenters on topics ranging from marketing, tax tips, business plan updates, social media made simple, how to network and more.
Small group size encourages networking and allows for great discussion. For more information or to apply to be a presenter, click the icon to the left. To attend, check out our events page.
APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2018 PRESENTERS.
Chamber members are entitled to one half price Business Builder Package. Each package includes a professional business profile as an additional print feature prepared by the Capital News editorial staff. Members are entitled to one package each year.
Chamber members can now receive car rental discounts in Canada and around the world for unlimited business and leisure travel. The BC Chamber of Commerce member car rental discount program is provided for the exclusive access of our members and their employees, friends and family.
Savings may exceed 50%, and average 10-20% below market rates.
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Chamber Learning Network™ offers small and medium sized organizations over 4000 high-quality elearning courses and over 1000 online instructional videos from many of the top content producers in the industry.The courses cover a wide range of topics like business and professional skills training, computer skills training, leadership and management training, new manager training, workplace health and safety training, industry specific training courses, and sales training.
The Chamber has negotiated a significant discount (20%) on all training for members.
Click here for more information or call 1-877-622-7442 for a catalogue of courses.
The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is pleased to continue with the “Community Connection” project to showcase a non-profit organization at our monthly luncheons with a table provided for promotional materials and an introduction with a brief overview of your NFP by our Chairperson.
Competitactics is an agile consulting firm that specializes in giving organizations the edge they need to compete. Areas of expertise include customer satisfaction measurement, competitive intelligence, mystery shops, market segmentation and strategic planning.
Participation in the Mystery Shopper program is open to retailers, restauranteurs, hoteliers and other service providers who are members of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce.
To take advantage of this service contact Jim Davidson
Constant Contact uses fully customizable templates for newsletter, announcements, events and surveys. It is an email marketing and survey tool which allows you to track information about who is reading your releases and also what links are followed.
Business members receive a 20% discount for 6 months, or 25% for 12 months. Call 1-800-221-2793 to get set-up.
The Esso Business Card programs give you exceptional fuel savings, powerful yet easy-to-use fuel management tools. Plus Kelowna Chamber of Commerce members receive 3.5 cents per litre discount regardless of volume. Pick the degree of control and reporting that's right for your business.
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First Call offers small businesses a suite of services to assist in delivering quality HR services to small and medium enterprise employees and it is offering members a 15% discount on their rates. For only $8.50 per employee per month, First Call does it all....
Call 1-855-440-9449 to get set up.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and First Data, a leader in the electronic payment processing industry, have partnered to bring you exclusive benefits to help grow your business. Together we are ready to help you with preferred pricing and products for merchant services tailored to suit your needs.
Let us analyze your latest statement and we will meet or beat your current rates.
Chamber members can receive hotel discounts in Canada and around the world for unlimited business and leisure travel. The BC Chamber of Commerce member hotel discount program is provided for the exclusive access of our members and their employees, friends and family. Savings may exceed 50%, and average 10-20% below market rates.
Canadian-owned Payworks provides comprehensive, innovative, and integrated online Payroll, HR, and Employee Time Management solutions to businesses across Canada.
Our integrated online solutions increase payroll accuracy and reduce costly errors. They are easy to use, and like all Payworks solutions, they are backed by unparalleled client support. Our goal is to help you run your payroll as quickly and easily as possible, while maintaining the highest levels of accuracy, reliability, and service.
Chamber of Commerce Affinity Pricing for Web Payroll
Chamber Pricing Chamber + Go Green
One Time Fees
*Must be an active Chamber member and a new customer to Payworks to qualify.
**All prices are subject to change without notice as per the terms of your service agreement.
***Conversion fee based on 50 employees or less.
****Go Green Discount (10% discount per payroll run and 10% off the per employee charge) is applied when there is no printing or delivery of reports or pay statements by Payworks. The customer will be able to print out the reports and statements at their location.
The ceremonial opening of a new or recently renovated/relocated business can be performed by a Chamber Representative and promoted in our publications.
As the Business to Business division of Staples, Staples Advantage works with companies of 20+ employees to develop customized programs, dedicated account management, and a complete assortment of products and services to meet business needs.
Discounts on office products, online purchasing, next day business delivery, volume pricing
Chamber members, take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and save on a variety of UPS services! You’ll receive 40% off small package shipments within Canada, to the U.S. and to worldwide destinations, 40% off imports into Canada, discounts starting at 70% off freight shipments and more. Plus, UPS is committed to providing value that goes beyond cost and on-time delivery. Customized solutions and reliable services drive greater efficiency and streamline internal processes. New and existing customers can enroll for free! To get started today, click the icon to the right or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377) M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST.