KELOWNA CHAMBER ANNOUNCES NEW OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Jul 20, 2022

The Kelowna Chamber today announced that Ester Pike will be joining the organization in the newly created role of Director of Operations in early August. Pike most recently was Head of Resource Development at the Kelowna Women’s Shelter, a posi...

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NEW ECONOMIC SUMMIT FOCUSED ON BC’S SOUTHERN INTERIOR REGION ANNOUNCED FOR KELOWNA

Jul 20, 2022

The Southern Interior Regional Economic Summit (SIRES) was announced today, and is slated for October 23-25, 2022 in Kelowna. The Summit brings together community leaders and economic practitioners from across southern BC for a one-and-a-half-day pro...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER PRESENTS TO STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Jun 28, 2022

Kelowna Chamber makes submission at Committee Hearing in Vernon   Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber raised several critical issues in its presentations to the BC Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services.  Kelowna Chambe...

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KELOWNA CHAMBERS POLICY RESOLUTIONS GET FULL SUPPORT AT BC CHAMBER AGM

Jun 10, 2022

Prince George & Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber trekked to Prince George this week to join business leaders from across BC to discuss policy issues important to the province’s economy.  The local Chamber had four resolutions they sought supp...

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VALLEY CHAMBERS RELEASE VIDEO CAMPAIGN: EXPLORE NEXT DOOR

Jun 9, 2022

Kelowna: From Osoyoos to Armstrong, valley Chambers of Commerce joined together this week, releasing sparkling new videos highlighting remarkable local businesses and benefits. Seven chambers have been working on the project throughout the spring and...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER OPENS VALLEY WIDE EVENT TO LOCAL BUSINESSES

Apr 22, 2022

Kelowna: The annual Valleywide Business Expo returns after a long pandemic absence. This year the open-air event is Thursday, May 26 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Rotary Park in Penticton.   Over 50 business and not-for-profit members of ...

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Kelowna Chamber Presents at Electoral Boundaries Commission

Apr 8, 2022

Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber says it's time to add another provincial riding in Kelowna to better serve our growing population.  They made that pitch at the Electoral Boundaries Commission’s Kelowna stop on Wednesday during their swing...

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Kelowna Chamber Reacts to Federal Budget 2022

Apr 8, 2022

Kelowna: The Chamber on Friday made some initial observations on the Federal Budget released on Thursday in Ottawa. “As always, it is a densely written document, with some welcome information, some gaps, and many areas requiring further examina...

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CENTRAL OKANAGAN BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Mar 31, 2022

  CENTRAL OKANAGAN BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS Winners Announced at March Gala   Kelowna Chamber Board President Pamela Pearson celebrated the Chamber’s 16 Business Excellence Awards for 2021 Wednesday night at a long-await...

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CHAMBER PLEASED TO SEE FURTHER EASING OF PROVINCIAL HEALTH ORDERS

Mar 10, 2022

Kelowna: Chamber of Commerce incoming president Pamela Pearson today commented on the Province’s updating of COVID-19 mandates in BC. “We’re pleased that the Province has announced an adjustment in its approach to living with the pa...

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Chamber Announces Business Leader of the Year

Mar 9, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE March 9, 2022   CHAMBER ANNOUNCES BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR   Kelowna: Just weeks away from the Kelowna Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards gala, the Chamber has revealed the much-anticipated name of th...

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Kelowna Chamber Announces New Board for 2022

Mar 2, 2022

Three new faces will be joining the Kelowna Chamber Board as its Annual General Meeting draws near. Incoming Chamber President Pamela Pearson today announced the new Board of Directors for the Chamber for the coming year, following the conclusion of ...

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OK We Got This - Love Local Campaign

Mar 2, 2022

  March 2, 2022   MEDIA RELEASE   LOCAL CHAMBERS RAMP UP MESSAGE THAT IT’S TIME TO SHOW LOCAL SOME LOVE   Seven chambers of commerce from Osoyoos in the south to Armstrong in the north have joined tog...

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Trade Accelerator Program Coming to Kelowna in April

Mar 1, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE March 1, 2022   TRADE ACCELERATOR PROGRAM RETURNS TO OKANAGAN   Kelowna: Okanagan businesses looking to grow their market beyond Canada will have a great opportunity to accelerate those efforts through the Trade...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER REACTS TO PROVINCIAL BUDGET

Feb 22, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE February 22, 2022 KELOWNA CHAMBER REACTS TO PROVINCIAL BUDGET Stay the Course Budget Missed Opportunity to Send Signal of Support to Business Community Kelowna: The BC budget may get a passing grade from some for its focus o...

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CHAMBER’S TOP 40 UNDER 40 PRESENTED BY BDO HITS AIRWAVES

Feb 17, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE February 17, 2022   CHAMBER’S TOP 40 UNDER 40 PRESENTED BY BDO HITS AIRWAVES Enduringly Popular Program Once Again Features Local Rising Stars   Kelowna: The popular “Top 40” Program present...

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Kelowna Chamber Celebrates BC Chamber Week

Feb 15, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE February 15, 2022   KELOWNA CHAMBER CELEBRATES BC CHAMBER WEEK Kelowna: The Kelowna Chamber has joined chambers across the province in celebrating BC Chamber Week. Originally founded in June of 1906, the Kelowna Chamber c...

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Kelowna Chamber To Get New Chair Of The Board

Feb 8, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE February 8, 2022   KELOWNA CHAMBER TO GET NEW CHAIR OF THE BOARD Election of Chamber Directors Underway Kelowna: Pamela Pearson is set to take over as Chair of the Board for the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce. The Dire...

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Kelowna Business Excellence Awards Date Changed

Jan 26, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE January 26, 2022   KELOWNA BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS DATE CHANGED 2021 Awards Wrap-Up Now Scheduled for end of March 2022 at Delta Grand Hotel Kelowna: Based on last week’s decision by the province to keep event ...

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Kelowna Chamber calls for Improved Communications, Greater Engagement with Businesses, and Use of Regulations over Prohibition as Province Reopens Gyms and Fitness Centres.

Jan 18, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE January 18, 2022   KELOWNA CHAMBER CALLS FOR IMPROVED COMMUNICATIONS, GREATER ENGAGEMENT WITH BUSINESSES, AND USE OF REGULATIONS OVER PROHIBITION AS PROVINCE REOPENS GYMS AND FITNESS CENTRES.   Kelowna: - The Kelown...

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