Chamber hands out Business Excellence Awards

Nov 1, 2019

Sold out event packs Delta Grand The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce’s “Destination Excellence” Gala Awards evening saw 12 winners hoist their trophies at a sold-out event for 475 people at the Delta Grand. “We had a great e...

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Chamber Announces Business Leader of the Year 2019

Oct 23, 2019

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce announced today that Jeff Stibbard has been named Business Leader of the Year for 2019. The prestigious award recognizes and celebrates Stibbard, Founder of Kelowna’s JDS Group of Companies, for his outstanding c...

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Fanfare Greets Finalists

Oct 3, 2019

Kelowna Chamber 2019 Business Excellence Awards The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce announced three finalists in each of twelve categories at a jam-packed luncheon today in the run-up to its 32nd Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala on November 1st....

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Chamber gets national support on issues important to Kelowna and the Okanagan

Sep 26, 2019

The need for federal investments to foster the development of the aerospace industry in the Okanagan and providing tax incentives to encourage purpose built rental housing – those were among the numerous polices the Kelowna Chamber got support ...

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City decision to add a new tax on future development does little to make housing more attainable for young families

Sep 17, 2019

Kelowna: On Monday September 16, Kelowna City Council endorsed a staff recommendation to double the development cost charges on parks in the city effective January 1, 2020.  Every new residential condo or home, regardless of size or design will ...

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Chamber gets national support on issues important to Kelowna and the Okanagan

Sep 16, 2019

Kelowna:  The need for federal investments to foster the development of the aerospace industry in the Okanagan and providing tax incentives to encourage purpose built rental housing – those were among the numerous polices the Kelowna Chamb...

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Chamber says many unanswered questions remain following announcement that temporary downtown no-barrier shelter to stay open indefinitely

May 23, 2019

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce will be seeking answers from BC Housing and others following last Friday’s announcement that for the fourth time the temporary shelter known as Cornerstone will be staying open longer than had been previously pro...

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Chamber of Commerce warns regulatory red tape still hurting agri-food sector

May 1, 2019

By Kelsey Johnson. Published on Apr 18, 2019 11:00am Regulatory red tape is continuing to impede the competitiveness of Canada’s agriculture and food industry, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce says — and it wants the federal government...

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Beyond the Headlines: Kelowna's top stories from those who cover the news

Apr 25, 2019

The Kelowna Chamber is hosting something new – and newsy – on Tuesday May 7 from 11:45-1:30 at the Coast Capri. The Chamber’s May luncheon sees us turn the microphones around and ask our local news gatherers the questions – in...

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Federal Budget Sprinkles Spending Across Variety of Groups but Misses Opportunity to Address Tax Competitiveness

Mar 20, 2019

The Kelowna Chamber is pleased with a few aspects of the Federal Budget but like many other Chambers across the country, the local Chamber sees it as a missed opportunity to move forward on bold changes to the tax code that the national network had b...

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Chamber President Carmen Sparg's statement following emergency shelter extension in downtown Kelowna

Mar 5, 2019

BC Housing has announced another extension to the Cornerstone Shelter lease on Leon Avenue......

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Kelowna Chamber Welcomes 113th Board of Directors and New President

Feb 26, 2019

The full slate of directors for 2019-2020 can be found here. . ....

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BC's SECOND NDP BUDGET GETS A PASSING GRADE (B-) FROM KELOWNA CHAMBER

Feb 20, 2019

"While many of the 2019 Budget tax initiatives are laudable goals. . ."...

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Chamber Week Next Week - February 19-22, 2019

Feb 15, 2019

Here's what's on our minds at the Chamber. . . ...

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CHAMBER OPENS UP MORE SEATS FOR STEPHEN HARPER EVENT February 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019

Chamber reacts to Former Prime Minister lunch selling out in one week. . . ...

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Kelowna scores well against global competition February 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Released today is a detailed Economic Scorecard which measures Kelowna against similar communities. . . ...

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Kelowna Economic Scorecard - Backgrounder Feb 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Background, Methodology, Indicators, Results, Next Steps...

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Kelowna Economic Scorecard - FAQs Feb 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Lots of questions, lots of answers. . . ...

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February 7 Kelowna set to host IGNITE Okanagan

Feb 7, 2019

IGNITE Okanagan: An employer focused symposium showcasing diversity and inclusion practices that work...

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Nominations Now Open for Chamber Board of Directors

Jan 11, 2019

One of the highlights of our Chamber year.......

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