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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COVID-19 Update - August 13, 2020

Aug 13, 2020

In this weeks #COVID19 Update, Reminder of Temporary Layoff Prevision Submission Deadline, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates.   Read the full newsletter here: https://conta.cc/3iA38zi...

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Reminder: Applications for Temporary Layoff Extensions Close August 25th

Aug 13, 2020

  While there are signs of increased economic activity in many sectors, some employers are not yet able to recall their workers. To extend a “COVID-19 emergency layoff” beyond August 30, the province has set up an online portal wh...

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Blog: Five Critical Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Business

Aug 11, 2020

As the owner of a small-to-medium size business, chances are good that you already spend you time answering countless questions every single day from employees, suppliers, customers, and prospects. The issue here is this - how much time to you spe...

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Connexions Newsletter - August 11, 2020

Aug 11, 2020

In this weeks #ConneXions E-News update, Business Excellence Awards Co-Presenting Sponsor Announced, Local news & updates, our latest top 40 under 40, and more.   Read the full newsletter here: https://conta.cc/3kzkRbS ...

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Member Spotlight: Hypo-Guard Disinfectants: A Safe & Natural Solution for Personal, Commercial Use

Aug 10, 2020

Hypo-Guard Disinfectants was started by Rodney and Doug, right here in Kelowna. With the partners hearts set on the well-being of people, family and community, they both had been serving their community over the past several years in different capaci...

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COVID-19 Update - August 6, 2020

Aug 6, 2020

In this week's COVID-19 Update, Amended public health orders for restaurants & bars, microloans for Tourism businesses, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates. Read More...

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Chamber Update & Events - August 4, 2020

Aug 4, 2020

In this weeks Chamber events & news update: Chamber golf tournament tickets, upcoming events, our latest top 40 under 40, and more.   Read the full update here: https://conta.cc/3hZsN41...

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COVID-19 Update - July 30, 2020

Jul 30, 2020

In this week's COVID-19 Update, New guidelines for vacation rentals, CRA deadline extended, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates. Read More...

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Regional Economic Recovery Task Force Seeks Impact Input from Agriculture Sector

Jul 29, 2020

The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission is reaching out to farm operators to learn more about the impacts of COVID-19 to your business. This information will be shared with the Regional Economic Recovery Task Force to guide long-term eco...

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Connexions Newsletter - July 28, 2020

Jul 28, 2020

In this weeks ConneXions E-News update, Exclusive Speaker Series TODAY, Local news & updates, our latest top 40 under 40, and more. Read the full newsletter here: https://conta.cc/2CJlYoz...

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Blog - Thinking About Moving Online? Freemium Offers Could Get You Started

Jul 27, 2020

A popular business model among brands offering digital products or services, Freemium means giving something away for free while gating other, more valuable services behind a pay structure. If you've engaged with brands like Skype, Hootsuite, Eve...

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Member Spotlight: Zed Security - Local Experts in Safety & Security

Jul 27, 2020

Local company Zed Security focuses their services on a multitude of security solutions to ensure your event, business, or building feels safe and secure. Their team of dedicated security professionals are looking forward to the future as their compan...

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COVID-19 Update - July 23, 2020

Jul 23, 2020

In this week's COVID-19 Update, New protocols for bars & nightclubs, CEWS extended to December, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates. Read More...

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Chamber Update & Events - July 21, 2020

Jul 21, 2020

In this weeks Chamber events & news update:Pulse Check survey results, upcoming events, our latest top 40 under 40, and more.   Read the full update here: https://conta.cc/3hifUBU...

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COVID-19 Update - July 16, 2020

Jul 16, 2020

In this week's COVID-19 Update, Bernard Ave. sees increased traffic, valuable COVID resources, and other news updates. Read More...

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Connexions Newsletter - July 14, 2020

Jul 14, 2020

In this weeks ConneXions E-News update, Speaker Series Announcement, AGM Recap, Local news & updates, our latest top 40 under 40, and more. Read the full newsletter here: https://conta.cc/3gTYjjw...

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Blog: Marketing - You'll Lose Customers the Same Way you Gain Them

Jul 13, 2020

Marketing and advertising are only part of the equation when attracting new clients. Service is perhaps the single most important aspect of any business. If your business provides good service, but you are still losing clients, it is important to ide...

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Member Spotlight: 4Less Disposal - Locally Owned & Operated Waste Management Since 2006

Jul 13, 2020

   Local waste management company 4Less Disposal has been in business in the Okanagan since 2006. Family owned and operated, they pride themselves on service, honesty, and communications, and providing solutions for all of your waste nee...

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2020 Kelowna Chamber Virtual AGM

Jul 10, 2020

We want to thank those who attended and participated in the first ever virtual 2020 Kelowna Chamber Annual General Meeting. You can watch the replay here:   We want to thank Past President Nikki Csek for her review of 2019 and all ...

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