Business Development Ramps up with the Return of In-person Events

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Thanks to the return of in-person events, our Business Development team has been firing on all cylinders this fall. Since September, our Business Development Consultants, Nicolle Gomez de Sousa and Pat Gappmayr, have hosted multiple client events across the country, attended in-person industry events, and welcomed clients to Kelowna for familiarization (FAM) and site tours. …

Tourism Kelowna Joins Forces with Six Destinations to Showcase BC at CMEExpo

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While the return of the Canadian Meetings + Events Expo (CMEExpo) this year brought excitement from meeting and event professionals, 2022 was especially noteworthy for Tourism Kelowna—for the first time, we joined forces with six other destinations (Burnaby, Kamloops, Richmond, Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler) to create an Experience BC area, showcasing the best of BC to planners…

OKGo Campaign: Phase Two Launch Bolsters Strategic Targeting of Business Events

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In partnership with the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission and Accelerate Okanagan, our team is excited to announce the launch of Phase Two of the OKGo campaign, which tells the stories of innovators and entrepreneurs in key business sectors to raise awareness of the Central Okanagan’s economic and tourism opportunities and to position the region for future growth…