Local, provincial, and national organizations regularly host in-person and virtual events to provide learning and networking opportunities and facilitate discussions on various topics. Here are some upcoming events you can attend in the weeks ahead.

OC Alumni - Sustainable Sips

Join the Okanagan College Alumni Association on Tuesday, June 11, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. PDT for its OC Cultivates pop-up event, with sustainable sips from Summerhill Pyramid Winery and bites from Perseval & Young Cheesemongers. Learn more and purchase tickets through Eventbrite

Commerce ConneX

The Kelowna Chamber's next Commerce ConneX event will occur on Wednesday, June 12, at Pushor Mitchell LLP from 5 to 7 p.m. Learn more about this networking opportunity and register through the Chamber website.


WeBC is hosting two upcoming WeCAFE sessions:

Click the links above to learn more and to register.

Unpacking Artificial Intelligence: Tips for Using AI in Your Business

On Thursday, June 13, WeBC will host an online session to discuss the dos and don'ts of using AI for marketing. The webinar will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PDT. Click here to find out more and to purchase tickets.

Canadian Tourism Data Collective Webinar

Destination Canada is inviting tourism industry members to its upcoming webinar where they will discuss the platform's features and products. The session will take place over Zoom on Tuesday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PDT. Registration for the session will close on June 12, so secure your spot now.

Top 40 Under 40 Celebration

Join the Kelowna Chamber and its program sponsor, BDO, at the Top 40 Under 40 Celebration on Wednesday, June 19. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Revelry Food + Music Hub. Learn more and purchase your tickets on the Kelowna Chamber website.

Business After Hours

Join the Greater Westside Board of Trade (GWBT) at Fairfield Inn & Suites on Thursday, June 20, for their June Business After Hours event. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the event offers networking, local food and drink. and some great prizes. Tickets are $10 for members and $20 for future members. Purchase tickets here.

Be Better Business Conference

On Friday, June 21, JCI Kelowna is hosting its Be Better Business Conference at the Best Western PLUS Kelowna Hotel & Suites. The conference, which runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., will include keynote speakers, workshops, and networking. Visit Eventbrite for more info and to purchase tickets.

Small Business BC (SBBC) Live Education

Small Business BC (SBBC) regularly hosts live webinars and provides access to on-demand learning. Visit the SBBC website to see what's coming up and to find more information on accessing these and future education webinars, along with other SBBC resources, free of charge, on Destination BC’s website.

Upcoming Business & Community Events

Have an upcoming event or webinar that would interest those in the tourism industry? Email us so we can include the information in our next roundup.