Blog: Building a more Positive Workplace Culture in 90 days

Sep 21, 2020

Building a positive workplace culture results in happier employees, which in turn, increases your production rates. Basically, a happy workplace is good for everyone. The question is, how can you create a positive, supporting workplace culture quickl...

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COVID-19 Update - September 17, 2020

Sep 17, 2020

In this weeks COVID-19 Update,concern over PHO looms, BC Chamber calls for more direct rent support for businesses, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates.   Read the full newsletter here: https://conta.cc/2FuzQo4...

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Concern over New Provincial Health Order for Bars, Nightclubs, Restaurants & Banquet Halls

Sep 16, 2020

On Sept 8 the Province announced several strict new restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. The move has sparked concern among many members of the Chamber and has certainly got the attention of BC’s Alliance of Beverage Licen...

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Meet Your Board of Directors: Pamela Pearson, Secretary

Sep 15, 2020

Get to know the Kelowna Chamber's Board of Directors and Ambassadors in our new segment. This new weekly update will introduce you to the people behind-the-scenes at the Chamber, and get to know more about them, why they got involved with the Cha...

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Chamber Update & Events - September 15, 2020

Sep 15, 2020

In this weeks Chamber events & news update don't miss next week's Speaker Series with Local Media, our SOLD OUT Golf Tournament is this week, upcoming events, and more.   Read the full update here: https://conta.c...

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COVID-19 Update - September 10, 2020

Sep 10, 2020

In this weeks COVID-19 Update, urgent new public health order for restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and banquet halls, CECRA extended through September, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates.   Read the full newsletter...

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Blog: Happiness at Work: What Scott Crabtree Can Teach You About Brain Science

Sep 8, 2020

The average North American spends over 90,000 hours at work, or more than 10 years over the course of their lifetime, which can be seen as either a blessing or a jail sentence, depending on your perspective. Whether you love your job or dread...

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Member Spotlight: Janzen Garlic Acres Offers Fun, Education, and Aims to Bring Community Together

Sep 8, 2020

Recently, we spoke with new member Monde Janzen, Owner / Operator of Janzen Garlic Acres Inc., a family owned garlic farm, and children's themed farm in Kelowna, BC. Their gourmet garlic is grown with no pesticides using eco-friendly methods that...

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ConneXions Newsletter - September 8, 2020

Sep 8, 2020

In this weeks ConneXions E-News update, Conference Board of Canada projects positive growth for BC, WTO votes in favour of Canadian softwood lumber, Local news & updates, and more. Read the full newsletter here: https://conta.cc/3i7NqvD...

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COVID-19 Update - September 3, 2020

Sep 3, 2020

In this weeks COVID-19 Update, temporary layoff period closes, Bernard Ave. plans re-opening, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates.   Read the full newsletter here: https://conta.cc/3bvCPYU ...

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Chamber Update & Events - September 1

Sep 1, 2020

In this weeks Chamber events & news update Business Excellence Nominations Close Friday, September Speaker Series with Local Media, upcoming events, our latest top 40 under 40, and more.   Read the full update here: https://co...

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COVID-19 Update - August 27, 2020

Aug 27, 2020

In this weeks #COVID19 Update, Don't Miss Today's Townhall with Health Minister Adrian Dix, Big Thinking for Small Business, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates.   Read the full newsletter here: https...

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Big Thinking for Small Business is Here! A Three Part Plan for Economic Recovery.

Aug 27, 2020

The Kelowna Chamber is a strong and vocal advocate for our members and the business community in Kelowna and across the Okanagan. As part of our work, we spent the month of July researching and delivering policy recommendations to the province a...

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Don’t miss out! Canada United Weekend Aug 28-30

Aug 26, 2020

Canada United Weekend is almost here! Don’t miss your opportunity to participate.   The Kelowna Chamber is proud to join the Canadian Chamber in supporting small businesses through the Canada United campaign. Canada United is a ...

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Blog: To App? Or Not to App? The Tech Dilemma

Aug 25, 2020

If you have a small business, you probably wonder from time to time whether you need an app. After all, you already have a website. Isn't that enough? We encourage local businesses in our community to keep up to date with technology — an...

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Member Spotlight: Local Company Liquid Kudos Delivers Exceptional BC Wine & Spirits Experiences

Aug 25, 2020

New local company Liquid Kudos encourages you to experience exceptional BC wine, spirits and more.  Founders Rhona Stanislaus and Shannan Schimmelmann take pride in continually learning about the best BC beverage produces have to offer and encou...

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ConneXions Newsletter - August 25, 2020

Aug 25, 2020

In this weeks ConneXions E-News update, Townhall with Health Minister Adrian Dix THIS WEEK, Temporary Layoff Extension Deadline TODAY, Local news & updates, our latest top 40 under 40, and more.   Read the full newsletter here:...

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COVID-19 Update - August 20, 2020

Aug 20, 2020

In this weeks #COVID19 Update, Important Reminder for Temporary Layoff Extension Application Deadline, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates.   Read the full newsletter here: https://conta.cc/327wJJL...

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Chamber Update & Events - August 18, 2020

Aug 18, 2020

In this weeks Chamber events & news update Business Excellence Awards Nomination Period Extended, upcoming events, our latest top 40 under 40, and more.   Read the full update here: https://conta.cc/32083mD...

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Excise Taxes on Alcohol, Escalator Clause Stir Up Wineries, Distilleries in Okanagan

Aug 13, 2020

A perfect storm of tariff wars, World Trade Organization decisions, Canada Revenue Agency escalator clauses all came together in the summer of 2020 to cause new headaches for local wine and spirit industries already reeling from pandemic-related busi...

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