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Member Spotlight: Naughty Girl Essentials

Mar 14, 2023

Welcome to new Kelowna Chamber member Naughty Girl Essentials Lingerie! Founded by Michelle Korchinski in 2011, when she felt body shamed and disheartened after going into a Victoria’s Secret but couldn’t find anything in her size. She st...

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International Womens Day | Embrace Equity

Mar 8, 2023

March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD), an opportunity to celebrate and recognize women’s and girls’ contributions and achievements. It also marks a call to action to accelerate gender equality. Despite remarkable progress, t...

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Member Spotlight: Good Sorts Property Services

Feb 22, 2023

Welcome to New Member: Good Sorts Property Services! Good Sorts was founded by Kristian de Pont; a seasoned professional in the commercial cleaning and janitorial industry, with over 15 years of experience under his belt. Kristian previously ...

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Stress, Burnout and the Importance of Self-Care

Feb 7, 2023

The following is a summary of the most recent episode of the Awareness Advantage podcast. Each week bestselling Blind Spots authors, Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji and a studio audience of managers and senior leaders throughout North America dis...

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Member Spotlight: LUX Homes

Jan 17, 2023

This week we feature new member LUX Homes owner, Brad McNaughton. Welcome! Brad shared more information on his background to help us get to know him better: "I grew up on a farm so I understand the meaning of hard work. I’ve always h...

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Blog Post: It's PayDay... We hope you like boots!

Dec 30, 2022

Come and listen and I’ll tell you ‘bout a thing called pay, it’s gotta be in dollars, there ain’t no other way. If yer try’n to pay your folks using comp’ny gift cards, the law is gonna git ya, and it&rsqu...

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From Friend Shoring to Brand Building

Dec 20, 2022

Just back from my first Board meeting with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (representing the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Canada) and aside from being impressed with the focus and growing impact of the national organization, I got to learn a bi...

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Member Spotlight: Another Chapter Counselling

Dec 3, 2022

Welcome to the Chamber, Another Chapter Counselling! This week we are featuring owner/counsellor Paige Mathison. Paige is a registered clinical counsellor, and she aims to provide a safe, compassionate and non-judgmental space. Paige opened t...

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Blog Post: Meet Hiring Targets Without Sacrificing Business Goals

Nov 29, 2022

Hiring grant programs for for-profit businesses are currently accepting applications for their Winter intake. To meet your hiring target without sacrificing business goals, you may decide to apply for a grant. Your company could be eligible for up to...

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Member Spotlight: Cynthia J. Lamont Counselling

Nov 1, 2022

Cynthia J. Lamont is a certified trauma-informed counsellor based in Kelowna. Her philosophy to be successful in counselling is mutual respect and collaboration between her and her clients.     The Kelowna Chamber connected wi...

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Member Spotlight: The Art of Fine Catering

Oct 27, 2022

Alexandra Little, owner of The Art of Fine Catering, started working in the hospitality industry at the age of 14. She has since become one of the top caterers in Kelowna. Alexandra’s catering focuses on fresh food and bold flavours. Her motto ...

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Member Spotlight: Kieran Gray

Oct 19, 2022

Kieran Gray, Food and Beverage Consultant, got his start in hospitality when he was just fourteen. From an early age he realized that he was passionate about making his role more efficient and the guest experience better. After he later joined the Ca...

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September is Literacy Month

Sep 20, 2022

In celebration of Literacy Month, Project Literacy has launched The ‘Friends of Literacy’ Program. This unique initiative supports the growth of literacy in Kelowna. Annual contributions will enable Project Literacy to continue to respond...

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Member Spotlight: Realtor Julie Collins

Aug 17, 2022

This week we are highlighting new member, Realtor Julie Collins with Royal LePage Kelowna, Reuter Kotler Real Estate Team. Julie is excited to help you with your real estate needs. Julie values the benefits of continued education which p...

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Member Spotlight: Summit Commercial Insurance Solutions

Aug 9, 2022

Headquartered in Kelowna, yet operating across Canada, Summit Commercial Insurance Solutions is a full-service commercial property & casualty insurance brokerage firm.  Summit focuses on construction, contracting, real estate, hospitality, t...

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Member Spotlight: Sirocco Food + Wine Consulting

Aug 3, 2022

This week we got to know Karine Lawrence from Sirocco Food + Wine Consulting. Sirocco provides training and consulting services to small and medium food and beverage businesses in Canada and the United States. Based in Kelowna, Sirocco also supports ...

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Member Spotlight: Grace & Flow

Jul 27, 2022

This week we welcome new member Grace & Flow to the Kelowna Chamber! Owner Jessica Nobrega, a former scientist from the environmental industry, is an energetic and positive individual who is passionate about community. A 500hr Registered Yoga Ins...

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Member Spotlight: The Always Care Consulting Company

Jul 11, 2022

What do you do when you arrive in a new country and start a business just before a pandemic wipes out the market and puts a halt to face-to-face meetings and networking opportunities? That’s what happened to Kirsten and Paul Moxness, of The ...

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Member Spotlight: Be.neat Studio

Jun 28, 2022

Declutter, organize, pack, design. Be.neat Studio helps families transform spaces to free up time and space in their lives!     Sarah Grant, Founder & Principal, recently moved from Toronto where she supported several re...

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Member Spotlight: by KARRI

Jun 14, 2022

This week we would like to spotlight new member Tracy J, Founder of by KARRI. An advocate for taking care of our own health, Tracy set out on a mission to help create a solid foundation of wellness and healthy choices with children. She does thi...

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