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.

IGNITE Okanagan 2024

Several Kelowna organizations have joined forces to host IGNITE Okanagan 2024, inviting area employers to join them to learn about strengthening the workforce through international talents. The 2-hour session will take place at the Kelowna Innovation Centre on Wednesday, March 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free, but limited tickets remain, so reserve your spot on Eventbrite now. 

Women in Beverage

Okanagan College, WeBC, and BC BTAC are inviting members of the beverage industry to join them in celebrating and recognizing the invaluable contributions of women in the sector. The event will take place at Okanagan College's Penticton campus on Friday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit Eventbrite to learn more and to reserve your spot.

Speed-Jobbing 2024

Join Société de développement économique de la Colombie-Britannique (SDECB) for its virtual Speed-Jobbing event on Thursday, March 21, where BC employers will be connected with qualified bilingual immigrants. The deadline to register for the event is Friday, March 8. Attendees will be provided with their interview appointment schedule 24 hours in advance. Learn more here

Commerce ConneX

The Kelowna Chamber's next Commerce ConneX event will occur on Thursday, March 21, at Genesis Kelowna from 5 to 7 p.m. Learn more about this networking opportunity and register through the Chamber website.

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 Local, Provincial, and National Tourism Industry 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.