To kick off the peak season Tourism Kelowna is hosting an Industry Tradeshow & Training event for local attraction, activity and hospitality staff on Tuesday May 3, 2016, at the Laurel Packing House. All of Tourism Kelowna’s stakeholder front-line staff and visitors centres from the Okanagan Valley have been invited to this event.

There are three components to this event:

  1. Industry Tradeshow (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.): Tourism businesses showcase their products and experiences to the front-line staff from local accommodations, restaurants, attractions, and visitor centres. You may sign up as an exhibitor and/or attendee.
  2. Visitor Servicing and Social Media Training (11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.): Concurrent workshops will be offered for you and your front-line staff.
  3. Season Kickoff Reception (5 p.m. to 7 p.m.): All industry businesses and their staff are invited to a networking reception to kick off the peak season.

If you are interested in attending please click here to visit our Eventbrite page to register now!

Please note, as this is the inaugural year for this event tradeshow booths are offered at special introductory pricing of $25 each and tradeshow/session/reception attendance is free this year only.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Chris Lewis, Visitor Sales & Services Manager, at or (250) 861-1515 ext 207.