Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Julia Garner

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After visiting Kelowna and the Okanagan numerous times as a kid, Julia Garner was determined to become a local and reside in the region one day. Now, she is proud to call West Kelowna, where she has lived for the past 16 years, home. For more than half of this time, she has also been a part of the team at Tourism Kelowna. …

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…