Knowledge Base: How to Maximize Lead Opportunities

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As gathering and travel restrictions began to ease with BC's move to Step 3 of its Restart Plan, our team started seeing an uptick in requests from meeting planners across Canada. As expected, there has been tremendous interest in the fall of 2021, the entirety of 2022, and beyond. While the majority of inquiries are for smaller-scale meetings and events, typically under 80 people, we have had some larger conference requests as well…

Connecting with Meeting Planners: Wine and Wellness Virtual Event

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On Wednesday, June 23, our team, along with six Meetings & Conferences Sales Program partners—50 th Parallel Estate Winery, Cove Lakeside Resort, Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort, Eldorado Resort, Mission Hill Family Estate,and Ramada by Wyndham Kelowna Hotel and Conference Centre—hosted a wine- and wellness-themed virtual event for 16 BC-based meeting planners. …

Welcome, New Stakeholders: May 2021

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Every month, tourism-related businesses and organizations in Kelowna and the Central Okanagan join Tourism Kelowna's Base or Enhanced Programs. We want to take this opportunity to welcome these new stakeholders to our organization and introduce them to the rest of our network and industry. …

Tourism Kelowna Attends Virtual Tête-à-Tête Tradeshow

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On February 10, on behalf of Tourism Kelowna, I attended Tête-à-Tête, in a new virtual format this year. Hosted by the Canadian Society of Association Executives Ottawa-Gatineau Council, the event welcomed association and not-for-profit leaders, meeting and event planners, and government procurers from across the country.  …