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A Booming Tech Sector and Urban, Resort Experiences Helps Kelowna Attract Tech Conferences
2.26.2019 | Invest Kelowna
Booming: that’s the best way to describe the growth of Kelowna’s technology sector. Fuelled by entrepreneurial spirit, innovative ideas, and a wealth of capital, tech is leading Kelowna’s fast-growing economy. A centre of excellence for gaming development, animation studios, medtech, agtech, and…
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Announcing the 2019 OYP Collective Lineup
2.12.2019 | Invest Kelowna
Since 2010, the Okanagan Young Professionals Collective has been a flagship program of the COEDC and a nationally recognized best practice in the attraction and retention of young professionals. Now in its ninth year, we are excited to announce a revitalized 2019 program and introduce three new…
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Announcing 2019 COEDC Advisory Council
1.23.2019 | Invest Kelowna
‚ÄčThe COEDC has a 40+ member advisory body including key industry leaders representing various sectors including: Aerospace, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Professional Services, Development, Technology and Tourism. The Advisory Board acts as a conduit of community and business…
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COEDC Releases Economic Indicators Report for 3rd Quarter of 2018
11.1.2018 | Invest Kelowna
In an effort to keep the public and business community informed on the economy of the region, The Regional District of Central Okanagan’s Economic Development Commission (COEDC) - the region’s primary business resource - releases a publicly available quarterly Economic Indicators Report highlighting…
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Expressions of Interest now accepted for the 2019 COEDC Advisory Board
10.24.2018 | Invest Kelowna
The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) is requesting expressions of interest for new additions to the 2019 Advisory Council.A position on the Advisory Council offers individuals an opportunity to contribute to the strategic vision of the COEDC.
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COEDC's OYP Collective Earns National Economic Development Marketing Canada Award
9.18.2018 | Invest Kelowna
The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) is the proud recipient of the 2018 Marketing Canada Award from the Economic Development Association of Canada (EDAC) for its Sugarplum Ball, an annual event created by the COEDC’s Okanagan Young Professional’s (OYP) Collective in…
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COEDC Releases 2018 Regional Economic Profile and 5 Sector Profile Reports
8.13.2018 | Invest Kelowna
In an effort to keep the public and business community informed on the economy of the region, The Regional District of Central Okanagan’s Economic Development Commission (COEDC) - the region’s primary business resource – commissioned a 2018 Central Okanagan Economic Profile and 5 Sector Profiles:…
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Beyond the Startline with Lynda Brown, Founder of Curatio
7.31.2018 | Invest Kelowna
GUEST POST FROM ACCELERATE OKANAGAN In this series, we look at local entrepreneurs with growth-stage companies who are finding success in a competitive global digital economy. We recently caught up with Lynda to learn more about her company, why she loves the Okanagan, and what it was like to be in…
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Economic Development - A Day in the Life
6.19.2018 | Invest Kelowna
When the powerhouse marketing team at Accelerate Okanagan invited me to takeover the @OKGNtech instagram account for the day, I jumped at the chance to show what a day in the life of local government economic development looks like. Here are some of the highlights.