Latest on Canada - US Tariffs - July 12, 2018

Jul 12, 2018

With the warm summer weather has come a heating up of trade tensions. ...

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Statement from the Kelowna Chamber on Greyhound Service Cuts

Jul 9, 2018

Greyhound service cuts and local impact...

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Resetting Priorities to Help Canada Compete - Perrin Beatty

Jun 28, 2018

Hon. Perrin Beatty President & Chief Executive Officer Canadian Chamber of Commerce: "Simply put, we are no longer living in the world we inhabited even six months ago. Back then, we knew that there were serious tensions between Canada and o...

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Kelowna Chamber "Open for Business" as Tourism Moves Out to the Waterfront

Jun 27, 2018

"Open for Business" says Executive Director Rogers - no change in address or mandate after 34 years at Harvey & Ellis...

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Tourism Kelowna Moves Out – No Change at the Chamber

Jun 27, 2018

The lights remain fully on at 544 Harvey at Ellis Street – home for the last 34 years to the Kelowna Chamber – even though Tourism Kelowna has moved out.  “We’re here, we aren’t moving, and we welcome all our Cha...

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Kelowna Chamber Welcomes Brenda Butterworth-Carr, BC's "Top Cop"

Jun 15, 2018

Chamber members listen to updates from the Deputy Commisioner of District E in BC at last Chamber Luncheon of the season...

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Business Organizations Speak out on Speculation Tax

Jun 11, 2018

Mayors of Kelowna and West Kelowna Meet with Premier to Discuss Speculation Tax June 11 2018...

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POLICY UPDATE FROM YOUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - June 7, 2018

Jun 7, 2018

A couple of important policies issues to keep you informed about. Of course these are only two of a number of key issues we are following on your behalf. SPECULATION TAX - Your Chamber is keeping up its efforts to get the Province to step back from ...

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Kelowna Chamber Launches Business Excellence Awards 2018 - June 5, 2018

Jun 5, 2018

Nominations open until June 29 - It’s the time of year many Kelowna-area businesses anticipate – the coveted, high profile Kelowna Chamber Business Excellence Awards Nominations. The Chamber is calling for online nominations between ...

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Kelowna Chamber Hosts BC LNG Alliance President David Keane - May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

What LNG in BC Will Mean for Kelowna Businesses: After a global slump in energy prices slowed BC’s LNG industry and delayed investment in the multi-billion dollar projects, a predicted surge in global demand and supply shortfall has again ...

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Kelowna Chamber Sees All Policies Adopted at BC Chamber Policy Session - May 25, 2018

May 28, 2018

With nearly 400 votes up for grabs, the Kelowna Chamber tabled six policies at last weekend’s annual BC Chamber policy session in Kamloops for delegates.  Months of work with Kelowna business members led up to the writing of the policies, ...

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Provincial Chambers Back Kelowna Anti-Speculation Tax Policy - May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018

The policy sessions at the BC Chamber annual policy and AGM conference are always lively with differing views. But, on Friday in Kamloops at the 2018 Policy Conference, the Kelowna Chamber stood up to present its “Anti-Canadian Tariff – P...

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Kelowna Chamber Supports National Chamber Leadership on TMX - Capital News

May 24, 2018

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce expressed its support for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Day of Support for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Wednesday on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Click here to read the full article from Kelowna Capital News...

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Kelowna Chamber Takes the Lead in Advocacy for Business - May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018

Okanagan Valley Chambers Gear up for BC Chamber AGM: The proposed speculation tax, the new payroll tax, and electoral reform top the list of policy concerns as the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce prepares for the BC Chamber AGM which is scheduled to begi...

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Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Partners with GolfBC Championship

May 11, 2018

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce recently announced a creative marketing partnership with the GolfBC Championship: a Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada tournament taking place at Gallagher’s Canyon June 11th -17th. The agreement will see both groups...

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Trade Accelerator Program coming to Kelowna - April 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is pleased to partner with the World Trade Centre to help local businesses tap into new export markets. Full bursaries are offered to qualifying business people. Read more...

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