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Kelowna Chamber Looks at Interest Rate Cut

Jun 12, 2024

Business Expectations Index signals budding optimism as interest rates fall, but labour disputes could spoil the party. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Business Data Lab (BDL) has just released its Q2 Canadian Survey on Business Conditions R...

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Kelowna Chamber Hosts Provincial Chambers

Jun 3, 2024

Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber hosted nearly 200 Chamber of Commerce/Board of Trade executives and directors over the last week of May in Kelowna. Industry leaders and elected officials from four provincial parties addressed the delegates around themes...

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Kelowna Chamber Hosts 39th Annual Golf Tournament with Rise Memorial Donation

May 23, 2024

The Kelowna Chamber helped raise more than $2,500 for good causes and delivered a golf-centric fun day at the 39th Annual Chamber Golf Classic on Wednesday May 22 with 152 golfers, 29 sponsors, and media sponsors, with a fun awards banquet at the Har...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER AWARDS OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERS

Apr 26, 2024

The Kelowna Chamber handed out awards to several remarkable individuals Thursday evening, April 25 in recognition of their outstanding community service over the past year at the annual Presidents Dinner at the Coast Capri Hotel. Former Chair Pame...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER REACTS TO FEDERAL BUDGET 2024

Apr 17, 2024

The Kelowna Chamber absorbed the federal budget details along with the rest of the country on Tuesday. “We’re waiting to hear from our business members before speaking too broadly,” said CEO Dan Rogers. “One important message ...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER AND UBC OKANAGAN PRESENT: FUTURE-PROOFING THE OKANAGAN

Apr 11, 2024

On Wednesday May 1, Dr. Lesley Cormack, Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of UBC’s Okanagan Campus, leads a fulsome discussion on future-proofing our Okanagan. Dr. Cormack will be joined by three outstanding researchers who will examine, exp...

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New Board Chair & Vice-Chair Sworn In At AGM

Apr 5, 2024

Kelowna: The new Chair and Vice-Chair for 2024-2025 of the Kelowna Chamber Board of Directors were sworn in at the 2023 AGM luncheon on April 4, 2024 at the Coast Capri. City Representative and Councilor Maxine DeHart swore in Maryse Harvey of MH2...

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BC Government: New policy will help B.C. liquor manufacturers enhance visitor experiences

Apr 5, 2024

As the summer tourism season approaches, British Columbia’s wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries are gearing up to offer enhanced tour and service experiences for visitors. “Recent years have been difficult for wineries and tour...

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KASUGAI CHAMBER GIFTS CASH TO WILDFIRE FUNDS

Mar 28, 2024

The Kasugai Chamber of Commerce and Industry today gifted $1,000 to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce to go toward alleviating the effects of the 2023 wildfires. The Chamber handed over the funds to the Kelowna Firefighters Association to be used in th...

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Kelowna Chamber AGM: Apr 4, 2024

Mar 25, 2024

Notice of Annual General Meeting WHEN AGM 11:30am-12:00pm Thursday April 4 LUNCHEON & SPEAKER 12:00pm-1:15pm WHERE: Coast Capri Hotel, Harvey Avenue, Kelowna – Horizon Room (mezzanine) Join us with Board Chair Dan Pr...

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Kelowna Chamber Announces May Golf Tournament

Mar 20, 2024

Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber is opening public ticket sales at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon for its popular golf tournament Wednesday May 22 at the Harvest Golf Club. This year marks the Chamber’s 39th annual golf event, and members and golfers kee...

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Budget 2024: Short Term Gains, Long Term Pains

Feb 23, 2024

The Kelowna Chamber held its annual ‘morning after’ Budget Recap Friday morning, reviewing Thursday’s Budget 2024, calling the election year budget a fiscal plan that has a few small nuggets for business but is awash in red ink goin...

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Kelowna Chamber Announces New Board for 2024-2025

Feb 21, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber announced its new Board of Directors following the conclusion of electronic voting earlier this week. “We are pleased to welcome several new directors with some very relevant new skill sets as a res...

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Valley Chambers Join Forces on Invasive Mussels Detection Funding

Feb 13, 2024

Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber is leading a Thompson Okanagan push from Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade calling for an immediate temporary moratorium on out of province boats entering B.C. A letter to the responsible ministers sent today, a...

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Kelowna Chamber Board Nominations Now Open

Jan 2, 2024

Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce announces its annual call for nominations to its volunteer board of directors. Nominations close Thursday February 1, 2024 at 4:30p.m., followed by the electronic election of directors by members prior to the ...

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Kelowna Chamber Launches Top 40 Under 40 For 2024

Dec 27, 2023

Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce has launched its call for nominations of outstanding Top 40 Under 40 applicants for 2024. Ken Carmichael, Market Leader for the BC Interior, BDO Canada LLP has enthusiastically backed the program since its inc...

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Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Named Central Okanagan’s Business of the Year

Nov 18, 2023

Kelowna Chamber 2023 Business Excellence Award Winners Announced   Kelowna: Four hundred business and community leaders were on hand as Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing was named the 2023 Large Business of the Year at the 36th A...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER ANNOUNCES BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR 2023

Nov 3, 2023

Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber is proud to announce this year’s “Business Leader of the Year” is Sam Samaddar, Chief Executive Officer, Kelowna International Airport.  Sam will be formally recognized at the Chamber’s upcomi...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER BUSINESS EXCELLENCE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Oct 19, 2023

  Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber named its Finalists in a virtual event on October 17. Finalists and all Nominees were recognized during the event, as all 16 Awards moved toward the finish line of judging. The annual Business Excellence Awards ...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER CEO ELECTED PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL CHAMBER ASSOCIATION

Oct 16, 2023

  Kelowna:  Kelowna Chamber CEO Dan Rogers is now the President of the CCEC – the Chambers of Commerce Executives of Canada. He was elected President at the CCEC’s annual AGM in Calgary October 11.   Rogers is exci...

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