Kelowna Chamber Talks Valley Issues to Provincial Finance Committee

Sep 29, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE September 29, 2021   KELOWNA CHAMBER TALKS VALLEY ISSUES TO PROVINCIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE Chamber Executive Highlights Numerous Concerns in Advance of Budget 2022 Kelowna: Chamber Executive Director Dan Rogers too...

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Kelowna Chamber Members Surveyed on Concept of Vaccine Card Verification System

Aug 24, 2021

Kelowna:  A majority of businesses in the Kelowna area appear supportive of a vaccine verification card announced by the Province on Monday, but opposition to the plan exists and there remain many important questions to be answered.  The...

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Tighter Restrictions Should be Matched with Greater Government Support

Aug 6, 2021

KELOWNA – The Province has announced tighter restrictions in the central Okanagan following continued rise in COVID-19 transmission. “This is a major blow to the business community and the community at large and we hope as the province re...

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Kelowna Chamber Celebrates Best Golf Tournament to Date

Jul 23, 2021

KELOWNA - The Kelowna Chamber hosted a record number 156 golfers at the 36th annual chamber golf tournament this week. Presented by Parke Pacific Projects Ltd. the event was held at the Harvest Golf Club and was fortunate to experience little smoke a...

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Official Opposition Leader Addresses Valley Chambers

Jun 10, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE June 10, 2021   Official Opposition Leader Addresses Valley Chambers Kelowna: The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition and Conservative Party MP for Durham, Ontario...

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Policies Passed at BC Chamber AGM Will Help Businesses Compete, Innovate, and BE Inclusive in Post-Pandemic Era

Jun 6, 2021

On May 28-29 Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade from across the province gathered online at the 69th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the BC Chamber of Commerce. The event included the annual policy sessions where 70 policy resolutions,...

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Kelowna Chamber Policies Soar Through Annual BC Policy Session

May 29, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE May 29, 2021 Kelowna Chamber Policies Soar Through Annual BC Policy Session Kelowna:  The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce submitted nine policies to the BC Chamber AGM held over the weekend and all of them received support.&nb...

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Kelowna Chamber Vows to Continue to Advocate for Business Amid Extended Restrictions

Apr 20, 2021

NEWS RELEASE April 20, 2021      KELOWNA CHAMBER VOWS TO CONTINUE TO ADVOCATE FOR BUSINESS  AMID EXTENDED RESTRICTIONS   Kelowna: On Monday, the provincial government announced that it will be extending the ...

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Kelowna Chamber Weighs in on BC Budget 2021

Apr 20, 2021

NEWS RELEASE  April 20, 2021    KELOWNA CHAMBER WEIGHS IN ON BC BUDGET 2021    Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber spent Tuesday examining Budget 2021 as tabled by BC Finance Minister Selina Robinson in the Legislatur...

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Kelowna Chamber Gives Federal Budget 2021 Passing Grade

Apr 19, 2021

NEWS RELEASE April 19, 2021      KELOWNA CHAMBER GIVES FEDERAL BUDGET 2021 PASSING GRADE   Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber is giving the federal budget a preliminary passing grade but says a final mark depends on execu...

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Kelowna Chamber Calls on Province to Establish Clear Regional Benchmarks to Drive Future Decision Making

Mar 29, 2021


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TAP Program Moves Business Ahead

Mar 19, 2021

NEWS RELEASE March 19, 2021 TAP PROGRAM MOVES BUSINESS AHEAD Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber is looking for small businesses in the Okanagan that want to grow, increase exports, and expand their revenue streams. The Chamber is excited to be par...

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State of the City with Mayor Colin Basran

Mar 16, 2021

NEWS RELEASE March 16, 2021 STATE OF THE CITY With Mayor Colin Basran Kelowna: In one of the first rites of spring, the Kelowna Chamber is hosting “State of the City” with Mayor Colin Basran on Tuesday, March 23 at 12 noon. The v...

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Kelowna Chamber Supports Businesses to Recover and Grow through Student Talent

Mar 5, 2021

NEWS RELEASE March 5, 2021 Kelowna Chamber Supports Businesses to Recover and Grow through Student Talent The Kelowna Chamber partners with UBC Okanagan, Okanagan College, and Talent Forward, to connect student talent with businesses in su...

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Kelowna Chamber Announces New Board for 2021

Mar 4, 2021

NEWS RELEASE March 4, 2021      KELOWNA CHAMBER ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD FOR 2021   Kelowna: Six new faces will be joining the Kelowna Chamber Board as its Annual General Meeting draws near.  Chamber President Jeffr...

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Chamber Voices Support for 'Buy, Sip and Ship'

Feb 8, 2021

NEWS RELEASE February 8, 2021   CHAMBER VOICES SUPPORT FOR ‘BUY, SIP AND SHIP’   Kelowna: Chamber President Jeffrey Robinson is vocal in his praise for MP Dan Albas’s Private Member Bill C-260. The Globe an...

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Chamber Weighs In With Business Confidence Numbers

Jan 27, 2021

NEWS RELEASE January 27, 2021 CHAMBER WEIGHS IN WITH BUSINESS CONFIDENCE NUMBERS Kelowna: Research reports published in December and January show business confidence in recovery flagging. While local businesses are definitely showing signs o...

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Nominations Now Open for Chamber Board of Directors

Jan 12, 2021

NEWS RELEASE January 12, 2021 NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS Kelowna: Nikki Csek, Past President of the Kelowna Chamber & member of the Board Development Committee, has announced that the Chamber’s nomination per...

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Top 40 Competition Starts at Kelowna Chamber

Jan 7, 2021

NEWS RELEASE January 6, 2021   TOP 40 COMPETITION STARTS AT KELOWNA CHAMBER Year Seven of Program Sees Over 40s Honoured   Kelowna: The enduringly popular “Top 40” Program presented by BDO LLP through the Kelow...

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Kelowna Chamber, Uptown Rutland Business Association, and Downtown Kelowna Share the 'Shop Local' Message

Dec 18, 2020

   MEDIA RELEASE December 18, 2020 “Shop Local”. It’s the new mantra and we see it every time we open up a newsfeed or hear the morning news. Usually complete with photos, short stories about local merchants remindi...

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